Relax with Kennebec Valley Wellness Spa in Augusta, ME.
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A healer at heart, owner and Aesthetician Kristy James opened Kennebec Valley Wellness Spa with the Vision of creating a whole-body experience like no other! KVWS is a piece of Heaven on Earth located in the heart of Augusta, Maine blending together modern specialty spa services with the ancient intuitive arts. This combination offers healing of mind, body and spirit simultaneously for a whole-body experience as soon as clients enter the spa. KVWS logo symbolizes infinite transformation, which embodies Kristy’s true passion for healing others on a deep, emotional level.
Kristy has over 12 years in the beauty industry, 7 of those years dedicated to the art of Novalash extensions. Kristy James was certified by global educator Sophia Navarro in advanced application techniques. Kristy has been voted Best Lash Extensionist by Market Surveys of America for 6 years running.
Kristy has been trained as a Spiritual Medium, Healer, and Teacher, and has been working with Spirit her entire life. With high accuracy, Kristy has helped many people gain clarity, peace and direction back towards their truest nature.
Kaleigh McClure is a licensed Aesthetician who graduated from Aveda Institute, Maine. She has always had a special passion for health and beauty as she has dealt with the side effects of Alopecia since age 2. It’s important to her that clients find confidence within themselves. She began a long journey of dedicating her life, education, and self love to a bigger platform to help others see their raw and natural beauty from within. Her mission is to work everyday to make others feel good about themselves and help them start their own journey to self love by offering professional help with determining treatment options, regimens, and routines that work specifically to meet the needs of all skin types through trust, thoughtfulness and empathy.
Laurie Hayden is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Reiki Practitioner. Laurie was introduced to massage therapy through a recovery regimen from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and HPA Axis Dysfunction. Amazed at the impact body and energy work had on her healing, she decided to become a massage therapist herself. She believes wholeheartedly that massage therapy is a powerful healing tool for the body, mind and spirit. Laurie studied massage therapy at Panacea School of Integrative Health in Hallowell, Maine. Laurie works to slowly engage with the body to assess what it needs. While firm pressure is her strength, relaxation and comfort are always her goal. Through compassionate and caring listening, she works collaboratively with each client to address individual needs. Her intuitive approach creates the ideal environment for your body to unwind. She addresses both physical and energetic issues, gently guiding your body towards peace, balance and relaxation.
All massage services include everything you need for relaxation, rejuvenation, healing and transformation. Each massage is customized to what your goals are for the session and may include the use of essential oils, heat treatment, warm towels and cupping therapy where needed at no additional charge. These services are complimentary to ensure the ultimate massage experience.
Services by Laurie
A smooth, gentle, flowing style of massage that uses your preferred pressure to promote general relaxation, relieve muscle tension, improve circulation and flexibility, decrease muscle toxins and leave you with that “ahhhhh...I needed that” feeling.
In this session, we will work together with a shared goal of structural changes within the body, generally over a series of regular massages. Through a combination of Swedish and Deep Tissue techniques along with Trigger Point Therapy where needed, your body will be able to relax while still experiencing the benefits of deep muscle work. Expected outcomes include improved range of motion, decreased pain sensation, improved posture, and aiding soft-tissue healing.
Laurie uses Synergy Stone Heat Wave Massage Tools for heat treatment therapy. Synergy Stones blend Hot Stone Relaxation with Therapeutic results.
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