It takes about 15 muscles to smile, 50 to frown, and 148 to save a curbside couch from life in a landfill. Soothe sympathetic sinews with today's Groupon: for $35, you get a one-hour signature massage at Teva Wellness Spa, located inside the Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay (a $73 value).
Teva Wellness Spa's pamper pros tend to tender humans with a suite of treatments, including several types of soothing massages. A licensed massage therapist begins each signature massage by asking the client about his or her aches, knots, and pressure preferences. With these kneading needs in mind, the Teva team custom-blends a massage oil to help relax muscles and release pent-up stress from trying to teach meter maids to convert quarters into rubles. After pressing sore sinews for clues, each destressing detective cracks stiff joints' secret codes to unearth the body's inherent litheness. After an hour of unwinding, guests leave feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and supple enough to squeeze through a neighbor's doggy door.
Teva Wellness Spa
Salt from the Dead Sea is applied to the skin, sloughing off dead cells to reveal the younger, fresher layers below. At Teva Wellness Spa, its commonplace for services to include luxurious items such as salt from the Dead Sea or Sacred Earth mud. Aestheticians and massage therapists perform a variety of services within the luxurious spa, including massages and manicures. In addition to pampering treatments, guests can take an active role in their well being through yoga and Pilates classes, as well as long soaks or impromptu swimming races in the health center's whirlpool.