More than 15 tons of therapeutic salt cake the floors and walls of Williamsburg Salt Spa. Imported from Poland and Himalayas, these salts enrich the air with minerals and negative ions, simulating the curative atmosphere of natural salt caves. Anti-gravity recliners populate the salt spa, cradling clients who respire the air in an effort to ameliorate respiratory illnesses such as asthma, allergies, sinusitis, bronchitis, COPD or cystic fibrosis.
The salt spa has garnered significant press for its uncommon approach to natural healing, including a feature in Hampton Roads Magazine, which explained that "salt produces healthy negative ions that purify the air, making breathing easier?in contrast to unhealthy positive ions emitted by computers, printers, copiers, and television sets."
Whatever your beauty concern is, it's a good bet Serenity Spa has a few good ideas what to do about it. The team of aestheticians, stylists, and massage therapists draw from years of experience and a wealth of high-end products to beautify clients from head to toe. Designer haircuts and coloring transform topknots and pedicures glamorize feet with OPI or Essie polish. Microdermabrasion treatments and waxing services get skin smooth and professional spray tans get it glowing using natural DHA ingredients.
For more than 18 years, women and men have visited European Day Spa of Williamsburg for beautifying services ranging from body wraps to massages and waxes. Open five days a week by appointment, the spa pampers guests with à la carte services as well as full- and half-day spa packages, which make great gifts for friends, family members, and disheveled body doubles. European Day Spa of Williamsburg also carries an assortment of beauty products by brands such as Ahava, Guinot, and Shellac.
Pinto Chiropractic treats clients to an array of chiropractic, medical, and massage services in a cozy environment nothing like a typical doctor's office. The 50-minute deep-tissue massage draws on trigger-point therapy to attack deep muscle tension, loosening the layers of connective tissue and untying unwelcome knot lodgers taking up residence in the human hide.
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.
Relaxation is the ultimate goal at EveN Baby Massage, and in pursuit of that goal the studio features a team of licensed massage therapists with a wide range of specialties. EveN Baby offers more than a dozen types of massage, some of which include Swedish, prenatal, hot and cold stone, and reflexology. They also specialize in infant massage for babies. To make the experience even more relaxing, therapists offer enhancements such as a paraffin hand and feet treatments, Indian head massages, and European facials.