Fingers slowly manipulate the muscle fibers along clients' spines at Tree Of Life, releasing tension and seemingly making stress evaporate as they move down the back. This is a Swedish massage, a technique that the three massage therapists at Tree of Life know extremely well. While encouraging relaxation through these lighter massages is certainly a part of their repertoires, each also has a host of other modalities in which they specialize. Among these, deep tissue massages ameliorate aches and pains, while romantic couples sessions make it unnecessary to hold your own hand during the massage.
The certified staffers at Tamara's Touch use a gentle approach and a variety of techniques to relax and rejuvenate clients. To coax stress from bodies, they manipulate muscles using Japanese-style acupressure techniques during shiatsu massage, and use polarity massages to rebalance the body's energy, relieving clients of the need to sleep on a teeter-totter. The massage therapist will meet and asses a clients needs, then recommend a technique. The crew also takes special care of pregnant clients, seniors, and athletes.
Most Popular Service: 90-minute Swedish massage
Brands Used: Kur, Bon Vital, Lotus Touch, Biotone, Prossage Heat,
Minimum Age Requirement: 18
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Pro Tip: Ask questions. This is your time to heal. No-judgement zone. Be your wonderful self.
The founders of Baby On Board 4D Ultrasound aimed to create a place that brought advanced ultrasound technology outside of the hospital and created a comfortable environment staffed by fellow mothers. In seeing this vision through, they created a facility that offers everything from prenatal massages to photography service. But perhaps its most signature service is its ability to render two-, three-, and four-dimensional ultrasound images that up to 15 people can coo at in an ample viewing room.
The relaxation squad at This Is It Salon and Spa believe just as strongly in cosmetic trends as they do in the medical benefits of massage. Though the salon’s service menu may seem polarized at first glance, the staff manages to pull it all together by creating proper pairings powered by high-end products from Aveda, Essential, and It&ly.
In the spa’s private rooms, therapists perform facials and body treatments, as well as 10 types of massages, each of which aids in the release of muscular tension and pain. Massage modalities range from deep-tissue and hot-stone varieties to carpal-tunnel or pre- and post-natal massage. The therapists also perform therapeutic massages to ease pain caused by chronic illnesses. The spa has been approved to accept insurance and physician referrals for medical massages. Regardless of the selected modality, the spa staff happily executes both in-studio and on-location sessions, traveling throughout the area to perform makeup and nail services for events ranging from weddings to stuffed-animal tea parties.
For nearly two decades, Keely Jackson has been tapping into the holistic powers of eastern medicine, with Reiki treatments and meticulous bodywork that aims to redirect energy positively. At Tummy Love, she performs abdominal Chi Nei Tsang massages that nurture healthy digestive flow and relieve symptoms of heartburn, chronic anxiety, and PMS. Another treatment, white light energy work, is inspired by ancient Hawaiian traditions and
uses gentle hand placements to pinpoint sources of negative energy and jelly donuts stuck on their way through the body. Clients can also take some of the spa's natural therapies home: the V-steam bath treatment, for instance, cleanses your body and helps you unwind with the help of natural herbs and flowers.