GreenStone Spa’s four therapists infuse organic products and Eastern therapies into treatments that yield whole-body rejuvenation. Calling upon the curative properties of copper and sulfur, aestheticians administer hydrating and deep-cleansing facials that balance skin tone. Massage therapists tackle the muscular system with 11 modalities including Swedish and deep tissue. During the Sticks and Stones massage, they heat muscles and soften areas of concentrated tension with warmed stones and bamboo sticks. In the spa's gift shop, beauty professionals equip patrons with aromatherapy gifts and body products to remind them of the chronic ache that got away.
While lasers are normally portrayed as the tools of evil geniuses, the experienced technicians at SilkAndSheer use them for good. Free consultations help the staff prescribe the proper treatment, which may include laser hair removal, a service that permanently reduces hair by destroying the follicle and impeding regrowth. SilkAndSheer also uses laser energy to rejuvenate skin and treat imperfections such as acne, pigmentation, and stubborn milk mustaches.
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Most popular service: Acupuncture
Brands Used: Serin needles, Japanese golden moxa
Boris Shapiro grew up in the Soviet Union with a fascination with martial arts and Eastern medical practices instilled in him at an early age. He initially pursued Western medicine as a career, and in an attempt to broaden his abilities, he began incorporating Eastern practices into his work. However, after earning his medical doctorate, he decided to abandon his traditional Western practice, and headed to the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York to earn a degree in acupuncture. He has since studied under countless acupuncture experts, and applies his knowledge one needle at a time, working to help his patients maintain overall wellness. Among many other ailments, his treatments are designed to address back pain, stress, fatigue, and depression.
Oshi's Spa Zone is simultaneously calming and invigorating. The sleek wood floors and comfortable couches invite guests to unwind, and the fire engine red walls and the light pouring in from the two-story front window keeps guests awake. When guests finish basking in their surroundings, they can put themselves in the hands of one of the staff for a variety of services.
The staff at White Pearl Body Work & Foot Spa makes sure that clients leave the massage studio relaxed from head to toe. The bodywork specialists administer long, flowing Swedish strokes as well as firm, deep-tissue kneads, shiatsu pressure, and muscle-melting hot stones during their massages. White Pearl pays special attention to extremities as well with its foot-reflexology massages.
Well-being gets a well-rounded boost from Forever Young Sport Spa's more than 25 Pilates and yoga instructors, licensed massage therapists, aestheticians, and personal trainers, all of whom work together to calm bodies and minds with in-home and studio spa services. Skilled hands hush whining necks and shoulders with eight modalities of massage, including aromatherapy with eucalyptus, peppermint, and rosemary oils and a shiatsu technique that stimulates the body's meridians with pressure and acupuncture. Custom facials punch away at pore-clogging dirt and debris, and sauna wraps help remove toxins and boost metabolism.
Taught by nationally certified instructors, Pilates and yoga group classes include beginner and intermediate reformer, cardio boot camp reformer, advanced reformer, and studio mat classes. The spa's spacious studio complements the flowing movements with simple designs in pale, earthy tones. Additional personal-training sessions eliminate the need to paint muscles on otherwise nice T-shirts.