With 11,000 square feet of lockers, private treatment rooms, and lounge-like waiting areas, Spa at Lake Ray Hubbard fully embraces its role as a luxuriant and stately oasis. Amid this royal setting, the staff members indulge and pamper their clients with high-end treatments that nourish the skin and hair with natural, organic products. Facials hydrate and exfoliate the cheekbones, although Spa At The Mansions also uses cutting-edge technology?including everything from diamond-tipped microdermabrasion wands to infrared light?to dramatically improve skin tone and texture. The center?s contouring body wraps also help by creating svelte silhouettes and nourishing the skin with aloe, herbs, and powdered mermaid scales.
During the hot cocoa stone massage at Sacred Senses Spa, a soothing cocoa-flavored balm energizes skin and restores its wholesome glow. A therapist then administers a deeply relaxing massage, utilizing warm stones to further unwind coiled muscles. Of course, not every visit to the spa has to feature cocoa balms and hot stones, but the goal is always the same: dissolve stress and revitalize the body. Certified therapists do just that via a wide array of modalities, ranging from deep-tissue sessions to trigger point therapy. They also offer hypnosis as a method for self-improvement, meaning you no longer have to stare into the windmills at local mini golf courses to gain access to your subconscious.
Muscles have long memories. Deep within their tissue lies a record of built-up stress, which in turn can cause issues such as anxiety, poor sleep patterns, or low energy. But all of those issues can melt away once within Purpose in Touch's private treatment rooms, where soft music makes a relaxing soundtrack to Adrina Carter's Swedish massages.
Ms. Carter uses broad and flowing strokes throughout the body, employing extra pressure on problem areas, like that one toe that insists on doing its own thing. Other issues call for different modalities. For muscle spasms and pain, she relies on deep-tissue techniques. For athletes, she administers stretching and compression techniques during sports massages. Whatever the treatment type, Ms. Carter draws on an expertise honed in a 600-hour course in massage therapy as well as additional training in clinical massage and anatomy. She can also recommend a follow-up massage plan, such as monthly sessions.
Judy Kurtz, the mother of a 5-year-old, knows the discomfort and stress that come along with pregnancy. That’s why she created La Bella Belly Spa, which is dedicated to the relaxation and wellness of moms-to-be. Whether they’re using 3-D ultrasounds snapped by a certified sonographer to reassure a client that her baby is healthy or pampering a client with a variety of spa services, such as pregnancy massages, glow-enhancing facials, and foot-soothing pedicures, the duo knows how to keep expectant mothers happy. The spa also stocks various pregnancy products for sale and recently added an online maternity boutique. Though Kurtz caters to pregnant women, they also encourage women who aren't expecting and pregnant men to take advantage of La Bella Belly Spa.
When April McDaniel came up with the name April Rain Day Spa, she didn't just intend it to be a playful nod to her own. The spa's moniker conjures feelings of relaxation and warmth, which are only enhanced by its amber lighting and complimentary robes and drinks. Most importantly, this name also reflects the spa's commitment to environmentally conscious skincare products. These nourishing formulas play a key role in signature facials, which include a vitamin C?infused facial that carries antioxidants and other nutrients and the Ultimate Hydration facial that uses algae and vitamins to put oxygen and moisture back into the skin. Though facials may be some of the most popular treatments at April Rain Day Spa, smoothing chemical peels, waxing, and permanent-makeup services are also available.
Apothecaries predate modern chemistry and pharmacology by hundreds of years, tracing their tradition of fashioning medicinal compounds from natural ingredients to Baghdad in the 8th century and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. These skilled practitioners developed proven techniques to heal weary patients with organic balms and soothe hoards of barbarian Gauls with aromatic oils. Located near Lake Ray Hubbard, Affinity Salon & Spa mines these ancient techniques in its own apothecary, custom-making products and reinforcing their mission to guarantee each client "quality services with a personal touch." Winners of a 2010 Talk of the Town award, the staffers dote on every guest with spa and salon services that integrate oils, herbs, and teas to foster a relaxing, organic experience.