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Ria's Touch's staff decorates fingers and toes with nail services that maintain a healthy digit appearance and relax weary hand and foot muscles. Appendages soak in a pool of warm water before a nail technician cleans cuticles and grooms nails. A hand and foot massage unworks overworked muscles to reduce stress and tension, and a staff member polishes nails' top layers with precision brush strokes honed while painting portraits of presidents on calculator button–sized canvases.
Ria Schodowski always knew she wanted to help people, but it wasn’t until she left nursing school and headed to Singapore to care for her ailing mother that she realized massage was how she wanted to do it. During this time, Ria befriended her mother's massage therapist and watched as his treatment helped her mother's aneurysm to shrink. This dramatic healing convinced Ria. Upon her return to the United States, she became certified in reflexology and massage therapy and opened Ria’s Touch.
Today, Ria uses her skills to relieve her clients' aching joints, increase their flexibility, and improve their sleep with five massage styles. Her repertoire includes pregnancy, sports, and deep-tissue massage. To further encourage physical well-being, Ria also performs nail, waxing, and facial services furnished with her own line of lotions, which are made with all-natural ingredients and free from preservatives. For toxin-free home care, clients can purchase her organic lotions and shower-therapy bath tablets, which work to relax muscles, soothe the skin, and help wash hard-to-reach spots on the back.