There is no clear-cut path to health. To achieve wellness, one must consider the intricacies and interactions of the body and mind. With yoga classes and specialty treatments in massage, bodywork, and skincare, the team at Sanative Tranquility helps clients balance many of the different approaches to well-being.
Soothed sighs purr through the studio, which brims with a wide range of paraphernalia for the many treatments. Warm bamboo rods can help coax knots from muscles, and Himalayan or Dead Sea salts exfoliate and revitalize skin. Bodycare products from derma e brim with vitamins to pamper skin and hair, and massage oils from Bon Vital release aromas hinting at avocado, grapefruit, apricot, and other botanical ingredients.
A father-son team, David and Art McCullar hold Master Level II certification as brain technologists and founded their practice to help others find physical and mental relief by understanding the operations of the body's resident supercomputer. The technology utilized by the NeuroFitness Center focuses on encouraging the brain to change itself using simple stimuli to evoke the patterns associated with positive feelings and thoughts, such as relaxation or finding a quarter. While the company may use results in its continuing research, it never associates clients' names with statistics and closely guards each individual's information with security measures that exceed federal expectations.
Massage therapist Renee assuages muscles with various massage-therapy services at R-n-R Therapeutic Massage. During a Swedish massage, muscles relax under the light pressure of gliding strokes and racing matchbox cars, which help stimulate circulation and relieve tension. She takes aim at tightly wound muscle fibers as she administers acupressure massages, relieving painful knots with direct pressure. A deeply soothing treatment, the relaxation massage involves slow strokes that cause some recipients to slumber and others to fly south for the winter.
For many people, the secret to happiness is intangible. But for skincare consultant Daphne, not only can you touch the secret, you can give it a big kiss. According to the owner of Perfectly Pampered by Daphne, healthy skin is the “prerequisite to happiness and success.” That’s why she’s passionate about helping people achieve beauty and relaxation. She takes a custom approach to facial services and offers complimentary skincare consultations, aromatherapy, and cheek pinches. Daphne plays soothing music while pampering her guests to combat signs of aging and acne or removing tension with massage therapy aided by custom-made oils and butters. She also uses fragrance-free products for clients with sensitive skin, as well as products made from pure shea butter, almond oil, and grapeseed oil.
Little Jasmine Thai Massage’s skilled practitioners place great emphasis on the merits of the 2,500-year-old tradition of Thai massage that allegedly originated in southeast Asia around the time of Buddha. The traditional Thai massage incorporates guided stretches and slow, rhythmic compressions while the recipient stays completely relaxed. This guided process is designed to combine the benefits of massage, yoga, and meditation to augment blood flow, boost stamina, and vanquish tension caused by poor posture. For weightlifters and those who fulfilled their New Year’s resolution to get fit by having dumbbells surgically attached to their hands, the staff alleviates muscle strain with Swedish massages or delves into stressed sinews with deep-tissue bodywork.
At Healthy Habits the experienced team helps clients find relief from chronic pain and muscular conditions by tailoring her massage modalities to their needs. The team offers a wide variety of treatment methods including deep-tissue massages, trigger point therapy, and myofascial release treatments. To help heal injuries and inflammation, they employ a medley of stretching, joint movement, and compression along with a soft-hand technique that increases comfort. Their relaxation techniques counteract stressful stimuli, and their pregnancy massage gives expectant mothers blissful relief from backaches and nausea.