The therapists at Aura Day Spa pamper muscles with massage and reflexology services that send tension sailing out into the ether. These bodywork sessions can also be upgraded with hot stones or table showers or paired with waxing or mani-pedis. In addition, techs work on both natural and acrylic nails, softening skin with paraffin dips or applying long-lasting gel polish.
Tucked in the New River Valley away from the stresses of everyday life, Yellow Sulphur Springs Healing Spa offers an oasis where beleaguered bodies and weary minds can be refreshed and rejuvenated. A licensed team performs an array of healing services, including acupuncture, massage, facials, and private yoga instruction. After treatments, visitors are encouraged to stick around and stroll the grounds, meander along the winding creek, or pause at the pond to recite Shakespearean sonnets to swimming goldfish.
Licensed therapist Tina credits her time in massage school for helping her get past what she calls a period of darkness in her life. Instead of continuing to escape her reality, she decided to create a new reality that she loved. This meant attending school for massage therapy and eventually opening her own massage business, Heaven Sent Hands for Massage, a name that reflects her spiritual beliefs.
In her therapy room, nestled in The Beauty Cottage, her hands expertly prod muscles to release tension, whether it's just on the surface or deep within muscle fibers. She often bundles massages with spa services, such as back scrubs to remove dead skin or foot scrubs to remove the tar that's been doubling as shoes. She even offers a Napper's Dream massage package, which pairs a 90-minute aromatherapy massage with a 30-minute power nap on the plush massage table.
Samantha Rogers, the owner of Back in Balance, is a certified massage therapist who counts the Norfolk Admirals hockey team among her client list. With extensive training and all organic products, she helps bring comfort and relaxation to her clients with Swedish, neuromuscular, sports, and hot-stone massage. Samantha also offers other wellness treatments such as reflexology, acupressure, and organic facials.
Unlike most doctors, Doctor of Chiropractic Pamela Ruescher of Williamsburg Wellness Center doesn't wait until health issues appear to treat them. That's because she's not like most doctors?Reuscher is a doctor of chiropractic. She and her staff help stave off illness and pain with preventative services. One method of prevention is maintaining a healthy weight through diet and exercise, so the center helps clients jump-start this process with cleansing programs, nutritional counseling, and laser-lipo treatments.
The licensed massage therapist at Simply Kneaded believes that every part of a person—mind, body, and spirit—can benefit from the healing powers of massage. Seeking to relax and rejuvenate their clients, the therapist offer Swedish, deep-tissue, sports, and prenatal massage. The focus is on chronic pain and stress relief, and every massage is customized to each client's particular needs.