Mind, body, and soul merit equal attention at Spa de la Vie, where therapists pair a holistic approach with a meticulous eye for detail. In line with their focus on results, the spa?s certified consultants begin each massage, and body wrap with an in-depth analysis that helps them discern the most suitable treatment for each visitor.
While devising a treatment plan to complement skin type and beauty goals, the spa?s staff sets the stage for relaxation with complimentary slippers, robes, and herbal neck wraps. Technicians take care not to disturb burgeoning states of serenity as they gently slather skin with all-natural products during body wraps that exfoliate skin and highlight natural contours. Therapists employ a similarly tender touch as they treat backs and shoulders to massage techniques culled from eight modalities. Their menu of services includes prenatal massages for expectant mothers and the option to add a 20-minute reflexology session for feet prone to protesting their soreness by stomping on the surfaces of icy lakes.
Under the supervision of licensed physician assistant Lisa Edwards and local surgeon Chris Edwards, the medical staff at Belle Mia helps patients reach their cosmetic and fitness goals with medical-grade aesthetic services and weight-loss solutions. Drawing on experience in skin care, the highly trained staff can smooth years off of patrons? faces with prescription injectables or reduce the appearance of spider veins with sclerotherapy and rain to wash the spider out. Facials, body scrubs, and wraps cosset skin in nutrition, and a team of nutritionists, exercise specialists, and physicians help clients lose weight.
Dr. Chris Port of Asheville Smile Center isn't satisfied with merely keeping teeth and gums healthy?he also goes to great lengths to make them look good. Aside from comprehensive cleanings and exams, his office delivers cosmetic treatments ranging from thin porcelain veneers to three different types of teeth whitening. Dr. Port understands that the condition of a mouth, like the condition of a bobsled's brakes, can affect the well-being of the whole body, which is why he customizes dental treatments to each patient's specific needs and goals.
As soon as you slip into your robe and slippers and hear the calming music at MG's Grand Day Spa, you begin to notice stress and tension melt away. Between soothing spa or salon treatments—perhaps a milk-and-honey hydrotherapy bath or a facial with Pevonia botanical products, caviar extract, or essence of pearl—listen to a trickling fountain as you savor a light lunch on the open garden terrace. Full-body exfoliations with tangerine- or lavender-infused sea salt leave skin smooth and glowing, and a Misty Rain massage beneath the Vichy shower inspires gargled versions of "I Feel Pretty." Afterward, retreat to the relaxation area to reprise the song at the spa's grand piano.
Dr. Johnna LeeAnn Hatfield studied dental surgery and was a cheerleader at West Virginia University?which means she spent lots of time thinking about smiling. And in that regard, not much has changed since her college days. At Hatfield Dentistry, she and her staff specialize in cosmetic and family dentistry services like implant restoration and Veneers. They also offer Zoom! teeth whitening for patients who want to erase coffee stains and other graffiti from their enamel.
Dr. James Meyer and his dedicated staff of technicians polish and align pearly whites with preventive, cosmetic, and restorative services. Calling on more than 20 years of experience and a stockpile of up-to-date implements, Dr. Meyer straightens wayward incisors with Invisalign braces and scours the mouth’s alleyways in search of vandalism before submitting the culprits to orthodontic re-education. Cavity-ridden molars achieve royal status with Sirona Cerec porcelain crowns, and jaws suffering from TMJ undergo treatment so that they can once again crack walnuts with ease. Technicians replace well-worn teeth with implants or dentures and employ Zoom, BriteSmile, or Venus teeth-whitening technology to illuminate pre-existing smiles.