A mineral sweet orange scrub smoothes away the rough patches where your sandals rub against your toes, followed by a hot-towel wrap. The inclusion of such perks in a pedicure can be both a blessing for your skin and a way to release pent-up stress from the week. Ruthie?s Nail Parlor specializes in these small breaks, performing pedicures and manicures for men and women. Gel or glitter polish, a foot massage, and moisturizing treatments all contribute to giving clients delicately soft hands and feet. In particular, during the gentleman?s manicure and pedicure, a technician buffs nails to a matte finish and massages in an almond scrub to remove dead skin and the leftover paint from when you got your foot stuck in a painter's bucket during a slapstick-comedy routine.
The Spa at Commerce Casino ensorcells forms with treatments that sap away stress and improve introductory aesthetics. Revivify tired mugs with the 30-minute Fast Signature Facial, which begins with an in-depth skin analysis that identifies epidermal problems, including dryness, excessive oil, and difficult-to-detect camouflage pigmentation. Pore cleaning unclogs acne-prone skin, followed by a choice of a hydrating or deep-cleansing mask that lets face-bearers customize their rejuvenating treatments. In the therapeutic Swedish massage, skillful digits ease kinked-up bone movers, leaching out achiness and leaving muscles relaxed enough to avenge crushing Twister defeats from arrogant Gumbys. An ionic foot bath finishes off spa sessions, gently coaxing toxins out through feet with the allure of a warm bath.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
At Sobador Wellness Center, we concentrate on healing pain and injuries, such as sciatica, chronic pain [in the lower back], back spasms, twisted ankles, neck tension, shoulder pain, [and more]. We also treat pregnant women that suffer from any kind of muscular pain.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Hearing a lot of people complain from severe pain, especially in the lower back, made us feel inspired to concentrate on healing people's pains as soon as possible and not signing them up for a contract of 10 or more sessions. We do our best to heal in [as few] sessions as possible.
What do you love most about your job?
Something that is priceless is when someone can [return to] their normal activities without any kind of pain.[Hearing about] the gratitude they have for you being that one person that really helped them with their suffering [is rewarding].
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
A pain that had been there for over 10 years from sciatica went away with a one-hour session on her first visit, and she was able to tie her own shoes again.
The circumstances that led Johnny Ray to open Private Practice Carino Massage are peculiar, to say the least. It began when an airplane crashed into Johnny's Hollywood apartment building in 2003. It got worse when he suffered a three-story fall as a result of that crash. It got better, physically, when Johnny sustained emergency surgery and took time off from his job as a certified massage therapist to recover. And it got better, spiritually, when he used that time off to visit a healer in his family's home country of El Salvador. The healer's Mayan and Pipil techniques restored Johnny's sense of holistic alignment and gave him a new perspective on the role that bodywork treatments could play in helping clients find relief from pain.
With over 26 years of experience, the one-on-one private treatments at Carino Massage combine these ancient Mesoamerican techniques with modern modalities, including Swedish, reflexology, and shiatsu methods. In addition to using his palms, knuckles, and fingers to soothe tense musculature with the help of water-based, hypoallergenic lotions, Johnny Ray also leads clients through a series of integrated breathing exercises that promote a state of calm, introspective focus. These treatments share the common goal of alleviating stress, although Johnny Ray takes care to modify each session so that he is better able to address each client's particular needs.