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Best of the North Shore 2018

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PHOTOGRAPH BY DAWN KINGSTON NSHOREMAG.COM 120 AUGUST 2018 renew with organic and 100 percent natural ingredients. TRENDS: The hot stone massage is a must-try, and the maternity massage (with special cushions and pillows) is available for pregnant women in their second and third trimesters. 58 Merrimac St., Newburyport, 978- 465-3010, READERS' CHOICE NURTURE MASSAGE & WELLNESS, SWAMPSCOTT PHILOSOPHY: Go above and beyond in providing excellent massage therapy for relaxation or pain management. WHAT'S NEW: New seasonal es- sential oil blends are being used for aromatherapy, and cupping massage are now available. STANDOUT QUALITY: Certified prenatal massage and infant massage educator. TREND: Assisting a lot of moms- to-be with a pregnancy mas- sage, as well as helping athletes recover from old injuries. 45 New Ocean St., Swampscott, 781-913-2191, nurturemassag- M E D S P A EDITORS' CHOICE RN ESTHETICS, LYNNFIELD STANDOUT QUALITIES: RN Esthetics was named the "Mas- sachusetts Luminary Hydrafa- cial Practice" as well as a "Black Diamond Hydrafacial Practice" and was also named "Most Loved Injector" by RealSelf. WHAT'S NEW: The latest award-winning laser and IPL technology to give patients the best results and "Dual- Sculpting"—two CoolSculpting machines, for half the treatment time, which will freeze fat away for good. 40 Salem St., Building 3, Lynnfield, 781-587-1403; 331 Lafayette St., Salem, 978-594-4356, READERS' CHOICE RN ESTHETICS, LYNNFIELD N A I L S EDITORS' CHOICE SPA NIJOLI & SALON, METHUEN PHILOSOPHY: Always provide a welcoming and friendly en- vironment with unique salon and spa treatments. STAND OUT QUALITY: Impecca- ble customer service—always! TRENDS: Their spa pedicure for summer is French Lavender, and gel nails by OPI remain popular with clients. WHAT'S NEW: OPI Chrome Ef- fects. 116 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen, 978-682-9772, READERS' CHOICE PINK & WHITE NAILS AND SPA, DANVERS PHILOSOPHY: A wide selection of nail enhancements in a carefully maintained hygienic environment. WHAT'S NEW: Dipping manicures are all the rage. Dipping powder has no odor, no liquid, no primer, and no LED light needed for drying. STANDOUT QUALITIES: A family-friendly environment. In addition to the adult pedicure chairs, they have two child-sized pedicure chairs. They also offer discounts to high school and college students—just show your school ID! 110 Newbury St., Danvers, 978-304-4726, P I L A T E S EDITORS' CHOICE (Tie) PRECISION PILATES, IPSWICH PHILOSOPHY: Make Pilates accessible to every body and to strengthen, empower, and heal clients through the teaching of Pilates, and other methods. WHAT'S NEW: Precision Sports Training for teens, a new program to help prevent sports injuries and help develop better posture, balance, and agility through the Pilates method. TREND: Precision Barre is based on the principles of Pilates, and is appropriate for most ages and fitness levels. Safe cueing and attention to alignment, combined with an upbeat energy, make this barre class a big hit. 1 Topsfield Rd. Ipswich, 978-312-3123, OXYGEN MIND + BODY, ANDOVER PHILOSOPHY: Quality over quantity. Work smarter so you can work harder, safely. WHAT'S NEW: A new light and bright location at 68 Park Street in Andover. STANDOUT QUALITY: Their staff is consistently enrolled in continuing education—they are true Pilates and anatomy nerds—and proud of it! 68 Park St., Andover, 978-475-1529, READERS' CHOICE PRECISION PILATES, IPSWICH S P I N N I N G EDITORS' CHOICE (Tie) INNER CYCLE, BEVERLY PHILOSOPHY: Lose yourself in the ride! WHAT'S NEW: Two new studio locations on the North Shore in the past year; one in North Reading and one in Marblehead, for a total of four locations. STANDOUT QUALITY: Customer service. Inner Cycle prides itself on making every single person feel comfortable at their studios. TREND: Fitness challenges. Teaming up with other local businesses to create a fitness challenge followed by some local food and drinks. 377 Cabot St., Beverly, 978-969- 2349, WHEELHOUSE INDOOR CYCLING STUDIO, ANDOVER PHILOSOPHY: For most, fitness is not a matter of can or can't. Everyone is fully capable of doing it; however; most people don't trust themselves enough to try. At Wheelhouse, the goal is to find a way to connect with riders in order to encourage them to get outside their comfort zone, find confidence, get over hurdles, and take the strength they find in the bike room outside to the world around them. WHAT'S NEW: Two different rides that cater to cardio junkies, as well as those who crave a little more. STANDOUT QUALITY: A strong emphasis on getting to know riders on a personal level, making them feel comfortable, and finding ways to push them

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