While adept at many modalities, prenatal massage is Cody Schniepp’s main area of interest. The licensed massage therapist enjoys helping pregnant women adjust to life changes, be it the pains of child bearing or child rearing. He also performs infant massage, a method he teaches to help strengthen the parent-child bond.
The stylists at La Rive Salon consult with customers to learn their envisioned hairstyles before lifting a pair of shears. The staff then rely on high-quality products from Moroccanoil, Kenra, and TRI to soothe, tame, and style locks. Their specialties also include hair coloring, make-up, waxing, organic facials, and massage.
Trained massage therapist Sharon Madison incorporates more than 20 years of experience—including time spent working for the University of Minnesota Athletic Division—into each treatment she performs at Heart and Soul Bodywork. Offering custom massage, energy-work, and spa-detox treatments, she is well versed in myofascial-release, trigger-point, and hot-stone therapies as well as acupressure and reflexology. Madison also brings bodies back into balance with the reinvigorating powers of reiki energy work, and sports massages reduce the pain and swelling athletes may experience after doing arm curls with the Stanley Cup.
Therapeutic bodywork offers a noninvasive alternative to surgery, medication, or using your third genie wish. Angel Light Frictio-Therapy at Island Chiropractic takes a unique approach, drawing on the principles of Taoism to not only heal the body but the mind as well. The facility's specialty is frictio-therapy, a technique that uses intuitive rhythm and soft-tissue manipulation to improve flexibility, circulation, and all-around wellness.
At Our Gang and Rosie's Salon and Day Spa, certified beauticians and stylists Richard and Rosie each deploy decades of experience. Working from an enthusiastic service menu, the two manifest each client's inner beauty with everything from new hairstyles and colorful custom nail art to tailor-made spray tans. Mani-pedis pamper and polish hardworking hands and feet, while stylists work hand-in-hand with clients to recreate celebrity hairstyles, like Zooey Deschanel's bangs or the Duchess of Cambridge's crown.
Author and Juut SalonSpa owner David Wagner channels a childhood spent watching nature’s beauty into his Aveda salon’s eight locations. The studio stylists and other staff members, many of whom benefit from the company’s extensive training program, perform services beneath shelves laden with Aveda products. The botanically sourced elixirs repair and sculpt hair naturally without subjecting it to other products’ unpleasant chemicals or a robot hairdresser’s endless questions about love.