If a massage therapist is lulling their clients to occupy a relaxed state then they should be in that place of relaxation too. At least that’s how the owner of Miami Foot & Tea Bar feels. His staff of reflexology specialists not only takes care of their clients, they also take care of themselves with healthy lifestyles, ongoing massage training, and calm demeanors. “I can tell you, from knowing them personally, they have zero stress,” he says. They do have drive¬¬––each has studied with internationally known instructors to learn the intricacies of true reflexology. “Just by massaging your foot, they can tell you what your [health] problems are, and they can also help you heal,” he says.
The reflexologists on staff are not the only ones striving to promote holistic health. Tea specialists preside over a collection of more than 20 teas, each specially selected for its healing properties and its ability to calm screaming teapots. Based on consultations with clients and their reflexologists, tea gurus recommend brews to take home, including organic verbena mint, Taiwanese green, or Darjeeling black.
The therapists and aestheticians at Scape Spa usher their clients to a state of relaxation and treat a range of ailments with a full menu of massages and facial treatments. The team is skilled in a wide array of bodywork modalities, from classic Swedish massage to reflexology of the hands and feet. Lymphatic massage pushes toxins out of the body, and prenatal massage helps mothers-to-be find relief from their unique aches and constant phone calls from their mothers-in-law. Alternatively, 60-minute facials, peels, and microdermabrasion sessions clear pores and freshen complexions.
Dr. Silver and his staff team up at Silver Chiropractic Centre to restore bodily harmony to troubled physiques with a repertoire of holistic methods, which includes spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and massage. For the last 23 years, the practice has used physical therapy and x-ray technology to study as well as treat the debilitating aches and pains caused by sports injuries, auto accidents, and everyday stress. The staff's multidisciplinary approach allows them to alleviate immediate aches, while also providing preventive care that suppresses the resurgence of pain. X-rays and thorough chiropractic, orthopedic, and neurologic exams inform specialists on the appropriate hands-on treatments for specific ailments, and additional therapies, such as ultrasound and electrical muscle stimulation, undoing the pains of falling asleep.
After years of running themselves ragged with high-powered jobs in the finance industry, friends Betty and Didi were stressed out and overworked. This negative impact on their physical health and relationships led them to question their careers and explore options that might have a more beneficial impact on themselves and others. After discovering their individual talents for styling hair, they opened Didi's Hair Salon, where they've continued to develop an arsenal of advanced hair coloring, cutting, and conditioning techniques. The salon's free WiFi and complimentary bottled water, coffee, and tea help put clients at ease as Didi and Betty coax split ends from their locks and gossip about ill-behaved hairbrushes.
The licensed massage therapists at Inches Body Studio's three locations help clients slim down with a menu of noninvasive treatments. They harness powers such as ultrasound, radio frequency, and heat to break down fat and leave cellulite deposits smoother than a just-waxed ice rink. Electromassage aims to activate muscles at the cellular level, and traditional hands-on massages promote lymphatic drainage and relaxation in one fell swoop.
Mujer Bonita Beauty Salon transforms bland strands into stylish ‘dos with a diverse array of cut and color treatments. Clients can solicit a stylist for face-flattering layers or request a keratin treatment to straighten unwieldy hair. Also, for ease of service, many of the salon's employees are multilingual, offering fluency in English, Spanish, and Morse code.