Services

Custom Massage

Neural Reset Therapy

Utilizing multiple modalities, like Swedish and deep tissue, to individualize your massage and meet your needs and goals. Focusing on fascia and muscle tissue to help rebalance the body. Custom massage can be also be performed on prenatal clients.
Using the science of the body, NRT promotes a 'reset' signaling of the nervous system to the muscles.  Trigger points, nodules, and tight bands release in a few seconds giving pain relief immediately. 

 
  
Massages

CranioSacral Therapy

Myofascial Release

What is craniosacral therapy? The craniosacral system (the soft tissue and fluid that protect the brain and spinal cord) affect the health of your central nervous system. This therapy is a gentle, hands-on method of enhancing the flow of cerebral spinal fluid, lymph, and blood to improve health.
A safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle, sustained pressure into myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore range of motion. A technique developed by physical therapist, John Barnes.

Warm Bamboo Massage

Medical Massage

Warm bamboo sticks are utilized during the massage to improve blood flow and circulation to the area which softens tight muscles and fascia (connective tissue), allowing a gentle stretching to those tissues.
Utilizing the information derived from range of motion assessments and/or specialized tests, this therapy will focus on the areas/muscles that need massage therapy techniques (allowing focused work on those areas). This is usually not a full body treatment (massage).

Massage Prices:

30 Minutes: $40
45 Minutes: $60
60 Minutes: $80
75 Minutes: $100
90 Minutes: $120

Price includes any modality under the massage section.  Traditional massages include aromatherapy, cupping, and warm bamboo sticks and stones at no extra charge!      

Infrared sauna service is available for $1.00 per minute with a 15 minute minumum. 

New clients receive $10 off their first appointment. Loyalty program members receive $10 off EVERY appointment $40+!

See our frequently asked questions at the bottom of this page for more information.

Stress Relief Scalp Massage

Lymphatic Massage/
Vacuum Therapy

​Do you LOVE receiving a scalp massage? If so, this treatment is for you! Imagine 20 minutes of a scalp massage like you probably have never experienced before! Various massage techniques for the scalp, hair, neck, ears and shoulders. Followed by a warm towel around the scalp.
Vacuum therapy is a non-invasive technique that encourages blood flow and stimulates lymphatic drainage.  Vacuum therapy is a modern version of ancient Chinese cupping therapy that is now a popular treatment for slimming, detox, anti-cellulite, pain management, and circulation.

Visceral Manipulation

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Visceral Manipulation is a gentle manual therapy that aids your body's ability to release restrictions and unhealthy compensations that cause pain and dysfunction. It does not focus solely on the site of pain or dysfunction, but evaluates the entire body to find the source of the problem. Viscera relates to the internal organs of the body, such as the kidney, liver, and intestines.

Relaxing Facial
$70.00

Advanced Custom Facial
$80.00

Skin analysis, double cleanse, exfoliation, facial massage and masque customized to your skin type. A relaxing and skin rejuvenating facial.
A facial that is customized to client's skin care needs. Serums and additives are used for maximum results. Various techniques are used to complete this service including use of specialized equipment. During the consultation, the skin therapist will determine the appropriate course of treatment. 
Facials

Meditation Facial
$95.00

Leave your spirit, mind, and body in a state of pure relaxation! All the benefits of a facial with aromatherapy, relaxing facial massage, and a guided relaxation to allow a state of pure bliss!

Chemical Peel
$70.00

A chemical peel is done to address a wide range of skin concerns, from acne and hyperpigmentation (dark spots) to advanced signs of aging (fine lines, etc). Chemical peels help stimulate cell renewal and cell turnover, improving skin's texture and appearance. 

Relaxing Back Treatment
$70.00

A facial for your back! The ideal service for men and women who need the benefit of stress relief and exfoliation on their back. One treatment will leave the skin smooth, hydrated, and relaxed.

Men's Skin Care Treatment
$70.00

A relaxing facial that cleanses, exfoliates, and moisturizes men's skin!

Oxygen Facial
$95.00

LED Light Therapy Facial
$95.00

Oxygen facials have a plethora of benefits for clients of all skin types and ages, including collagen production, skin detox, increasing cell turnover, increasing healing speed, and more!

After receiving an oxygen facial, clients can often see a more refreshed and rejuvenated complexion. It makes most anyone look well-rested with a just-back-from-vacation glow.

LED technology is one of the fastest growing in the skin care industry!  This service includes all the steps of a facial with the benefits of LED added in! 

Red Light: The most penetrating power, promoting recycling and increase the oxygen content in the blood, activating cells, enhancing energy efficiency, promoting collagen proliferation, improving wrinkles, effective treatment of aging, skin relaxation and products deep absorption.

Blue Light: Bacteria killing, skin cleaning, cell activation, injury recovery, promoting protein-ossein composition.

HydraFacial® MD
$149.00-$199.00

Microdermabrasion
HydraFacial® is the newest advance in non-laser skin resurfacing. HydraFacial® is the only hydradermabrasion procedure that combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, hydration and antioxidant protection simultaneously, resulting in clearer, more beautiful skin with no discomfort or downtime. This system effectively infuses antioxidants, peptides and hyaluronic acid to more effectively help reduce fine lines and wrinkles and plump and firm your skin. Lymphatic drainage and LED light therapy is included in 60 minute treatment! The Ultimate HydraFacial MD treatment includes all of the above, plus a hydrating masque, facial massage, and serum booster of choice!


Microdermabrasion
$100.00

Help to prevent and minimize fine lines, sun spots, and light scarring. The microderm machine helps to rejuvenate the skin, giving a smooth, glowing appearance. A series of 6-10 weekly treatments is recommended to see maximum results.

Microcurrent

Microcurrent Facial
$95.00

A safe, non-invasive treatment that helps tone and tighten facial area. Enhances skin elasticity and promotes healing.

Waxing

Waxing

We offer facial and body waxing services for women and men!

For best results, refrain from shaving 7-10 days prior to your waxing service. Hair must be a min of 1/4 inch long for a waxing service. Excessively long hair should be trimmed prior to your waxing appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is massage therapy?

A: Massage therapy is a recognized health care option that positively contributes to one’s general health and wellness and also works the body’s soft tissue to help relieve pain and stiffness associated with stress, tension, injury and other conditions. It brings many benefits to our muscles, connective tissues, tendons and ligaments—in terms of managing, pain, injury, stress and tension levels.

What are the benefits of massage therapy?

A: Regular massage therapy provides some pretty amazing benefits. Massage therapy from a Licensed Massage Therapist can help with everything from injury, muscle tension, chronic pain and stress, to posture, high blood pressure and sleep issues—as well as providing an hour of blissful relaxation. Massage therapy is a great way to help enhance both your mental and physical well being as well as positively contribute to your general health and wellness.

Are warm bamboo sticks and hot stones used in my massage therapy treatment?

A: We do use warm bamboo sticks and hot stones in our custom massages and DO NOT charge extra for them!

How often should I get a massage?

A: Depending on your preventative and maintenance needs, one massage per month is the recommended minimum frequency to achieve cumulative benefits. If your specific condition or needs demand it, your LMT can design a customized treatment plan which may involve more or less frequent treatments. Weekly sessions may be desirable if you are receiving massage for injury relief or to relieve chronic tightness that is interfering with your daily life.

Are you located in Ames? Do you do massage in Ames?

A: Yes! We provide massage and facial services in Ames!  We are located at North Grand Mall, next to Milroy's Tuxedos.  We have our own entrance independent of the mall entrance.

What is craniosacral therapy?

A: CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle, hands-on method of releasing restrictions in the connective tissues.  The therapist performs a quick assessment to determine what restrictions need treated and then employs craniosacral techniques to release those restrictions, thus easing the pressure off of the entire connective tissue system.  Clients often feel profound relaxation, relief of tension and/or pain, better alignment and balance in the body.

What is neural reset therapy?

A: Neural reset therapy is a scientific approach to working with the muscular system.  By engaging the receptors in tissues with specific neural reset therapy techniques, signals are sent to the nervous system. The nervous system often sends a signal back to the tissues signaling them to reset/release.  Trigger points, tight bands, knots, tension are often released within seconds.  Client's often feel a significant decrease in pain levels and/or release of muscle tension.

What is a HydraFacial MD Ultimate Treatment?

A: HydraFacial® is the newest advance in non-laser skin resurfacing. HydraFacial® is the only hydradermabrasion treatment that combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, hydration and antioxidant protection simultaneously, resulting in clearer, more beautiful skin with no discomfort or downtime. This treatment effectively infuses antioxidants, peptides and hyaluronic acid to more effectively help reduce fine lines and wrinkles and plump and firm your skin. Lymphatic drainage, LED light therapy, booster, hydrating masque, and a facial massage is included in the ultimate treatment!  We also offer 30 minute hydrafacials that do not include the lymphatic drainage, LED, booster, masque or massage. 

What is a facial? Is it beneficial?

A: Skincare treatments are becoming one of the fastest growing services and becoming more 
and more popular. Even with their popularity there are still people who don't know what they are or how 
beneficial they can be for the skin. 

Skincare treatments are the most important thing you will ever do for your skin! During a treatment, a trained, licensed professional 
will assess your skin. After assessment, they will choose the correct treatment for your particular skin issues and
skin type. They will then consult you with specific instructions for home care. The following is a breakdown of a general treatment. There may be steps eliminated or added depending on which treatment service the client chooses. 

The facial treatment can include the following steps: 

Double cleanse: The double cleanse cleans the skin and removes dirt, bacteria and cosmetics. It also helps wash away soap residue, leftover makeup, dirt, oil and dead surface skin cells. It is also really helpful in tightening pores, balance pH levels, control oil, improve skin tone, and speed up cell turnover to reveal younger, healthier skin.

Skin Analysis: Analysis of the skin is performed to identify
any and all skin issues. A custom treatment plan will then be developed that day based on your skin analysis.

Exfoliation: Use of manual or enzyme agents to slough off dead skin cells and promote cell turnover. Extremely important for all skin types.


Massage: This is probably everyone's favorite part of the facial. The facial massage is extremely beneficial and therapeutic. It will relax tense facial muscles, while increasing blood flow and oxygen to the skin. This kills anaerobic bacteria responsible for break outs. It also is helpful for Rosacea and other sensitive skin conditions involving chronic skin inflammation. There are several types of massage techniques that can be used and you may receive a different type of facial massage each time! Facial massages are included in 60 minute or higher treatments.


Masque: There are a variety of facial masques. Each one has its own unique benefits. Your skin care specialist will pick the one that will give you the greatest benefits for your skin type and needs. The facial masque is applied and left on for 10-20 minutes depending on the masque. It is an amazing opportunity to relax and let the masque do its job.


Serums: Serums are an amazing way of target specific nutrients into the skin. Most common are p-acne killing serums, Hyaluronic Acid and regenerative skin serums. They must always be used under the moisturizer and an important part of anyone's home skincare regiment.


Moisturizers: Moisturizers are your last defense to protecting your skin from the environment. All while hydrating and nourishing the skin.


SPF: SPF is added in with the moisturizer to help protect your skin from sun damage that day. Daily use of an SPF will help reduce and prevent sun damage.


What should I expect with waxing?

A: What to do before your wax:
Allow 3-4 weeks between waxing and/or shaving. A quarter of an inch outgrowth is required for bikini, legs and underarms.
For bikini waxes, if your hair is long it is best to trim so that the waxing is more comfortable.
Female clients may have heightened sensitivity during the week prior or during menstruation.

Be careful before you wax:
Do not use Retin A/Renova up to 30 days prior.
Do not use Accutane up to 90 days prior.
Do not use peels (glycolic, AHA, etc.) or dermabrasion on the waxing area up to 72 hours prior.
Do not drink alcohol heavily or sunbathe up to 24 hours prior.

POST-WAXING TIPS
To keep from irritating the skin:
Aloe Vera or Hydrocordisone cream can be used as a topical application if skin in the waxed area becomes irritated.
Keep the waxed area clean, but do not use harsh cleansers or creams for 24-48 hours post wax.
No hot tubs, hot showers or baths, sunbathing or tanning for 24-48 hours post wax. Sorry.. Don’t mean to spoil your fun!
To get the most out of your wax:
Do not exfoliate the skin for 2-3 days post wax, and then exfoliate regularly to help prevent ingrown hairs.
Avoid shaving between waxes.

Do you offer a loyalty program if I get a treatment every month?

A: YES! If you receive at least one treatment a month, you will receive $10.00 off every treatmet $40.00 or higher!  If you do more than one treatment per month, you STILL receive $10.00 off each treatment $40.00 or higher!

How do I schedule an appointment?

A: You can schedule your appointment by phone, in person, or online by click on the 'booknow' button.

What is your cancellation Policy?

A: Providing outstanding service is the core of our business. Because services are reserved especially for you, we ask that you notify us 24 hours in advance to change or cancel appointments to avoid being charged. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.

Do you accommodate late arrivals?

A: We pride ourselves on providing service to all of our clients in a timely and professional manner. Your promptness is greatly appreciated and required to properly serve you. In the event that you are running late, you will be billed for the entire session. However, as a courtesy to other clients, we can only conduct your session within your scheduled appointment.