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The staff at Allvera Body Wrap & Wellness Center's Dublin location and recently opened location in Grandview is dedicated to balancing body and mind. To do this, aestheticians, acupuncturists, and massage therapists offer a slew of aesthetic and holistic services, including hot-stone therapy, acupuncture, facials, all-natural mani-pedis, infrared sauna sessions, and signature herbal body wraps that are soaked and heated to 150 degrees. The center also pampers clients with its use of high-end products including bareMinerals and HydroPeptide skin care lines.

2079 W 5th Ave.
Columbus,
OH
US

Signature Service: Massage therapy for women only
Brands Used: Lotus Touch organic lotion
Established: 2006
Reservations/Appointments: Required
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Minimum Age Requirement: 18

Q&A with Syl, Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist

Sometimes the little things make all the difference. Do you bake any supplementary services into your main services?
Before your massage, the therapist will place a hot towel on your back. You may listen to your choice of music while you lie on the heated table. Afterward, a mirror makes it easy to check your makeup and hair.

What are some of your most popular services? What do you think clients love them so much?
Swedish massage provides a welcome release from the stresses of a busy life. Prenatal massage allows the mother-to-be to relax and eases the discomforts of a changing body. Trigger point (a form of deep-tissue massage) relieves the taut, shortened muscles challenged by overwork or trauma. Clients love receiving massages because they realize that if they are going to give their best care to others, they need to take care of themselves also.

8870 Commerce Loop Drive
Columbus,
OH
US

Essence of Tranquility’s massage therapists rely on an integrated, multimodal approach that targets each client’s unique therapeutic needs. Though they specialize in relaxing, Swedish strokes and firm, deep-tissue pressures, they can also assuage the aches of expectant mothers and bewildered fathers with prenatal massage techniques. Rather than focus solely on muscles, the therapists also tend to joints and connective tissue with sports massages and Rossiter stretching sessions that enable clients to turn around and sniff the aromatherapy oils on their backs. Other soothing add-ons include paraffin wax and stress-melting hot stones, both of which can be enjoyed in house or during an outcall massage.:m]]

7870 Olentangy River Road
Columbus,
OH
US

Brigitta Moskova started her medical education in her homeland of Estonia, studying a range of disciplines and discovering firsthand the healing effects of acupuncture. Now, with a degree from the American Institute of Alternative Medicine and an acupuncturist's license pinned to the wall with needles, Brigitta treats a wide array of conditions with traditional Eastern techniques at 12 Meridians Acupuncture. Her passion for natural medicine also inspires her to hold educational talks on such topics as trigger-point therapy, balancing hormones, and weight loss.

2511 Oakstone Dr
Columbus,
OH
US

Jevona Bailey spent a year living in Hawaii, honing her massage skills and studying various modalities. Now, she shares those skills with clients at Relaxing Now Massage, a healing studio located in the heart of Columbus. When clients first enter, they’re given an intake form where they can list particularly stiff or painful areas of the body. This form helps Jevona to customize a treatment that targets these areas for the best possible pain relief. Treatment options include Swedish, deep-tissue, and hot-stone massage, as well as sugar or salt glow to enhance the skin.

1350 W 5th Ave, Ste 220
Columbus,
OH
US

With more than 10 years of experience between her scissor blades, stylist Stephanie Mahone has learned how to help clients achieve a full spectrum of looks. On the one hand, she delights in doling out down-to-earth trims; on the other, she can sometimes get a little creative. Clients who entrust their locks into her hands might walk away with anything from a chic bob or a wholly new face-framing style with bold color that edges toward the experimental. It's all up to what the client is looking for, which Stephanie establishes first thing during a consultation.

1637 Northwest Blvd
Columbus,
OH
US