Under the guidance of Dr. Michele Adamcak, the staff at The MediSpa performs cosmetic skin treatments and spa services to help each client maintain a natural-looking youthful appearance. Dr, Adamcak—certified in Botox injections and dermal fillers—can fill in facial wrinkles, folds, or empty Twinkies. The spa’s specialty-trained aestheticians also use advanced laser equipment to battle signs of aging, such as in non-surgical skin tightening and laser hair removal treatments. It’s a testament to the spa’s ability to use technology to help people get better skin, as are their personalized skin treatment plans, which use a photo-analysis system.
The skilled therapists at Massage On The Go are dedicated to healing aches and pains with customized, soothing services, reducing stress by drawing on modalities including deep tissue, myofascial release, and sport massage. Relief isn’t confined to their clinic–though the office is equipped with multiple treatment rooms and therapists, the team is ready to bring their services to client’s homes and offices. And lest the rest of the body become jealous, the staff also pampers clients with ion detox foot baths designed to release toxins from the whole body through the foot's pores.
Experienced nail artist Jillian Horman works on her clients’ nails from her station inside Caramel Beauty International, filing and painting nails and pampering hands and feet until they glow with health. She offers CND shellac nails along with her spa manicures and pedicures.
Natural light pours through The Hair Station’s large picture windows onto red leather furniture, vintage lamps, and sheering hanging tapestries Amid these decorative accents, Whitney Wilcox and Ashlee McDaniel craft artful new styles and rehab tresses with deep-conditioning treatments. The duo also specializes in healthy hair coloring and tinting with ammonia-free L’Oreal INOA.
Bodywork expertise and compassion collide at Metis Clinics, making treatments both physically and emotionally refreshing. The center's acupuncturists and massage therapists follow the lead of founder Anita Tadavarthy, who's not only a master of traditional Oriental Medicine, but also a humanitarian who ran a free treatment clinic in Repalle, India, for four months in 2007 and continues to donate 10% of her profits to the same clinic.
Today, the team at Metis addresses a wide range of chronic aches and wellness concerns, including back pain, migraines, and weight loss. In addition to traditional acupuncture and massage techniques, the practitioners use herbs, Tuina bodywork, cupping, and breathing exercises to help their clients find balance.
The beauty mavens at GiGi Aveda Salon Spa continually uncover fresh trends and learning techniques to revitalize clients with Aveda's organic tonics. Classic spa facials begin with Aveda's Elemental Nature consultation, which helps skin therapists assess epidermal concerns before devising a customized course of treatment. Next, those immersed in the face-and-hand treatment submerge their rough palms and stiff finger puppets into a warm paraffin-wax bath. Technicians finish by trimming nails and cuticles and crowning newly supple mitts with bright OPI lacquer.
At Healing Light Yoga and Massage, de-tuned bodies are harmonized by Steve Davis, a licensed massage therapist whose extensive selection of modalities are inspired by more than 30 years experience as a yoga instructor. Settle in early to complete the intake form, which helps craft a customized massage treatment built from oscillating Legos and one of more than 10 styles of muscle manipulation, including his specialty, zen shiatsu, as well as Swedish, deep tissue, structural alignment, Thai, Chinese, sports, medical, and hot stone. In a 90-minute session, Davis digs deep to coax out physical hindrances and staticky reception while minimizing pain. Employing his knowledge as a yoga instructor, Davis follows massages with posture-preserving recommendations that may include yoga poses or full-body casts to maintain alignment.