Amber Medical Spa's Dr. Patria González guides her team of registered nurses, massage therapists, and aestheticians in their quest to keep bodies vibrant. Armed with a repertoire of injectable and laser-borne elixirs of youth, their treatments, which include wrinkle-smoothing Botox, minimally invasive alternatives to liposuction, and laser hair removal, can keep every square inch of the epidermis fortified against the effects of age, weight gain, or becoming a wolf-man. Along with her simple outpatient procedures, Dr. González also aids long-term battles against fatty tissues with custom weight-loss programs, using detailed analyses of body composition to determine a dietary road to an ideal body weight.
A transplant from the Dominican Republic, Josephine Rodriguez—better known as “La Chilly”—came to the states to open her own beauty haven, Picis Salon. The salon is a branch of her larger outfit, Josephine’s Spa, where Rodriguez offers an array of spa and medi-spa services, fortified by her own line of products, Josephine Cosmetics. When she’s in the salon, however, La Chilly and her staff focuses exclusively on hair, delivering traditional services such as haircuts, color treatments, and extensions for those who think they’ll need to escape from a castle tower in the near future.
The expert beautician at Josephine's Spa, Josefina Rodriguez, and her staff banish follicular forest ranges from legs and bikini lines with safe waxing services. On entering the spa, clients wind their way past arched doorways, gilded light fixtures, and ghosts of follicles future to private treatment rooms. Technicians then conduct the waxing sessions using fresh instruments without double dipping to keep solutions sterile. Afterward, clients flaunt smooth skin that lasts for longer periods than shaving or targeting strands with Barry White tunes.
At Aguilar Chiropractic, patients get treated to a one-man show. Dr. David Aguilar plays multiple roles in his office—receptionist, assistant, and, of course, chiropractor—and does it so seamlessly they rarely notice he wears the same shoes for all three. Clients can count on little to no time in the waiting room, and are able to make post-appointment plans without worrying they might be late. They also get time from a doctor who's personable and composed. Having been a chiropractic patient himself when he was suffering from migraine headaches, Dr. Aguilar knows how to help his clients reach their own wellness goals.
The classic European facial will revivify your facade and rebalance your surface cells. Treatments are specialized for specific skin types, making each one as personalized as a BeDazzled handbag. Your friendly aesthetician will cleanse, tone, and exfoliate your face skin in a multi-layered rebuffing assault. A series of masks and gentle massages complete the renovation. The eye treatment brings extra attention to the sensitive area surrounding your peepers. The radius around your eye will get a gentle massage with additional cleaning and exfoliation, followed by a peaceful eye mask. The added aromatherapy will open your passages to the scents of serenity, further putting your mind in a place of peace and cotton kittens.
Astral Fitness and Wellness Center carves and conditions traditional athletes and martial artists amid a sprawling, 13,000-square-foot facility. A fleet of ellipticals, stair climbers, rowers, and cycles torch calories, making room for fresh brawn bulked by Nautilus, Hammer, and Icarian resistance-trainers and free weights. Group fitness classes jolt traditional workout routines with a coalescence of positivity and camaraderie rivaled only by a cheerleading squad that moonlights as a firefighting battalion. Classes include classic tae kwon do, aerobics, and kickboxing, as well as Silver Sneakers, which choreographs gentle routines designed to help older athletes pique their strength, flexibility, and balance without overexertion. After a solo or group workout, exercisers can wick sweat with included towel service, release steam inside the sauna, or open a Matchbox-car parking lot in one of the gym's free parking spaces.