Over the years, the expert vision gurus at Suburban Opticians, including co-owners Pamela and Melissa, have outfitted clients with lenses and more than 2,000 frames by designers such as Adidas, Ray-Ban, Silhouette, Versace, and Juicy Couture. An onsite optical lab enables the team to assemble individualized frames with single-vision lenses or bifocals. Their additional services include specialty adjustments, such as progressive lenses designed for smaller frames, and custom rhinestone settings. Taking an active role in the community, Suburban Opticians donates to several nonprofit organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Emergency Food Network, and the Tacoma Rescue Mission.
Dr. Mark Nellermoe keeps people of all ages merrily skipping along by maintaining the health of their feet. He can treat all things podiatric, from serious troubles, such as achilles and ankle injuries, to more common maladies, including athlete’s foot, toenail fungus, warts, and bunions. Patients can begin their journey toward lower-limb health by conveniently scheduling an appointment online and then stopping in for a consultation. Beyond foot care, Dr. Nellermoe’s office is also home to licensed aesthetician Rose Woodring, who offers facials, microdermabrasion, and noninvasive laser treatments that curb rosacea and disrupt the PowerPoint presentations of varicose veins.
With hundreds of locations across the country, Right Dental Group represents a collection of oral-health-care professionals who deliver a variety of quality dental services. The collective places an emphasis on relationship building—meaning patients can confess their most egregious toffee-apple trespasses while receiving a teeth scrubbing delivered with precision and understanding. Each of the dentists is prescreened for a consistent record of excellence and the ability to efficiently locate a cavity in a toothstack.
The recipe for any TRX suspension training workout is equal parts gravity and bodyweight, though it also helps to have an experienced trainer. At Summit Strength & Conditioning, the trainers who lead the group workouts have certifications from TRX, MSPE, ACE, ACSM, or AAAI. In addition to TRX workouts, they schedule sports training sessions for high-school athletes and personal-training sessions for clients who want to jumpstart their fitness routine but don't know where on the dumbbell to place the jumper cable.
Andrea de Gruchy has been dazzling audiences at local theaters, restaurants, and festivals with her belly-dancing skills ever since her mother introduced her to the art at the tender age of 4. She brings her years of performance and teaching experience to her studio, BeliRaq Dance Fitness LLC, where she conducts classes and workshops for women of all experience levels. She structures classes so that students not only learn belly-dancing techniques and movements, but also improve core strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness.