Alma Myers may own Studio 151, but she hasn't rested on that; instead, she's spent her entire career in continuing education classes to improve her cutting and coloring techniques. From their salon in historic Steam Plant Square, Myers and her staff perform a range of hair services. Their expertise encompasses simple men's cuts and touchups, to full foil highlights and special occasion updos.
Though a licensed massage practitioner, Kenneth J Zutter doesn’t limit his focus to sore muscles and tight knots. Instead, he assesses the whole person, gleaning insight into the way each client’s lifestyle and stress level affects his or her bodily health and ability to withstand gratuitous saxophone solos. His trainings culminate in balance-point therapy, a holistic treatment plan that combines massage therapy with chakra healing, energy healing, intuitive healing, and other gentle healing techniques.
Iain Finnigan has two notable talents on display at his Healing Arts Integrated Massage. First, he reduces chronic pain and tension as his nimble fingers knead into muscles and glide over the skin. Secondly, he calms the mind and delivers peace with serene paintings that depict calm figures in cool color palettes. Finnigan also uses his talents to benefit charity with Massage for the Cause, a nonprofit branch of Healing Arts that donates onsite chair massage to help raise money for local causes at fundraisers, events, and thumb-war tournaments.
At The Healing Hut, dedicated aesthetician Loni draws on her time at the Euro Institute of Skin Care and Gene Juarez Academy, as well as her interest in diet and alternative healing, to provide a comprehensive menu of holistic spa services. With certifications in reflexology, manual lymphatic drainage, and reiki, Loni can tailor treatments to address a range of woes, including sports injuries, facial tension, or sore hands from vigorous crossword solving. Aesthetic boosts include waxing, facials, and lash extensions, and Loni also combines spa services with healing approaches in treatments such as a reflexology pedicure. Located within Wink: A Salon, the spa’s cream-colored interiors bathe clients in the calm of a cotton-ball factory, and a full coffee bar adds extra spring to the steps of refreshed visitors.
Urbanna Natural Spa & Salon's licensed massage therapists and experienced aestheticians put their talents to the test during skillful muscle and mug re-mastering sessions. Sink into a sumptuous massage chair as a professional lures stress from the ledge of your shoulders with careful pressure and spoonfuls of Ben & Jerry's. Urbanna offers a wide variety of massage techniques, including classics such as Swedish and deep tissue, and creative styles such as the mojito, which relaxes muscles and tingles the skin’s surface, and the desert stone, which enlists the help of luxurious oils and smooth, heated stones. Massages are offered in 30-, 60-, and 90-minute sessions (prices start at $50 for 30 minutes and vary by type).
At Highlights Salon & Spa, clients glide to a private massage room to lounge atop an extra-wide massage table crowned with a Kur memory-foam face cradle replete with gentle heating technology. Resident massage therapist Dan Anderson fuses multiple massage modalities into each 60-minute session. Dan blends the long, deep strokes of Swedish massage with elements from deep-tissue or relaxation massage, mixing in aspects of Eastern medicine to form a thoroughly mellowing mélange. His experienced palms tend to individual needs, soothing clients with optional pregnancy-, geriatric-, or recovery-oriented techniques.