While the walls to Hand in Hand Therapeutic Touch are finite, the list of treatments performed within them is staggering. From acupressure to Reiki to sports massage, the selection has something for most any ailment. The staff even tackles mental knots with hypnotherapy, where they help clients break bad habits or achieve emotional goals. Treatments can also take place in the comfort of clients' homes, where therapists finally get to unwind stressed telephone cords.
Clayton Spa and Salon’s owner has been fixing up and coloring men and women’s hair for more than 20 years. Inside the studio, which invokes a natural serenity with hardwood floors and large windows, she leads her staff in updating hairdos with customized perms and conditioning color using American Crew and Framesi products. They’ll also tint eyebrows and rejuvenate skin with facials using products from near and far—including the French-speaking Pevonia.
Because the team at Eden Spa takes an integrative approach to relaxation and wellness, their services ran the gamut from massages and facials to acupuncture and chiropractic care. Their skin treatments address everything from acne to signs of aging, whereas seaweed body wraps banish toxins while infusing the skin with minerals that make it supple and glowing. Acupuncture sessions may also pull double-duty to reduce stress and pain.
The massage therapists at Massage in the City draw on more than 10 years of experience to soothe tense and aching muscles. Deep-tissue, hot-stone, and neuromuscular massages reduce stress and relieve painful knots. Invigorating sports massages work on injuries and overextended muscles, whereas treatments tailored to expectant mothers gently relax bodies. Tile floors and vintage furniture lend the studio an elegant, inviting ambiance.
Colby Bryant is a licensed neuromuscular-massage therapist who specializes in soft-tissue ailments such TMJ disorder, carpal-tunnel syndrome, and whiplash. By identifying sources of tension, Colby hopes to isolate treatment and accelerate the healing process. A typical session may consist of Swedish strokes to promote circulation or firmer deep-tissue pressure to access lower-layer aches.