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The Laser Center Of Marin

Put Your Best Self Forward Dr. Skylar Ulrich and staff offer skin care treatments for every skin type

Serving Marin for over six years, The Laser Center of Marin utilizes advanced technology to provide comfortable, non-surgical, aesthetic treatments that help you look your very best. The clinic offers a full suite of skin care products and services, including Fraxel Resurfacing, Titan Skin Tightening, IPL Photo-Facials, Laser Hair Removal, BotoxÆ, Dermal Fillers and now the new Zerona Body Slimming laser. Dr. Skylar Ulrich and her staff have received advanced training in aesthetic treatments including injectables (Botox and Fillers) and numerous laser procedures. With a large array of technologies available, they are able to offer a comprehensive approach to clinical skin care versus a smaller clinic that might have one or two lasers at their disposal. Dr. Ulrich holds a B.S. from Harvard University, an M.D. from Columbia University, a Masters in Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley, and she completed a preventive medicine residency at UCSF. The Laser Center of Marin offers complimentary consultations in their beautiful facility located on the 3rd floor of the Town Center Professional Building. B

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Bayview Salon

Quality Nailcare Where The Customer Counts Cleanliness is key at Bay View Salon



If you’re looking for perfection in manicures and pedicures, look no further then Bayview Salon. With attention to detail in every aspect of their business, the ladies at Bay View really deliver the goods. Good hygiene is a specialty at this Sausalito salon. All instruments are sterilized after each use and the shop is spotless. The clean environment and high quality products spell out how important customer care is to Bong and her sta. Massage chairs soothe aching muscles as nails dry. Every type of nail treatment from French Manicures to acrylics to wax treatments is handled with the utmost attention. The technicians are perfectionists, taking the time to make sure that each client is satisďŹ ed with their services. As a result, customers report that their nails last for a lot longer than manicures from other salons. In addition, hair stylists top o your polished look with the latest “do.â€? So come on down to Bayview Salon for quality nail care in a safe, clean environment. B

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Yoga Of Sausalito

A Studio To Suit Every Style



The sweet, welcoming feeling of Yoga of Sausalito emerges from the intentions of the founders. They tell me that they created Yoga of Sausalito as a heart-based space to foster genuine community while practicing meaningful, skillful Yoga. I started practicing Yoga in order to get in touch with what’s meaningful in my life. They gave me tools to get quiet enough to hear my own dreams and the perseverance to follow my life plans.—Paul B. Yoga of Sausalito is hands-down the best clothing boutique in Marin. My job takes me all over the country and the clothing at Yoga of Sausalito is more stylish and unique than clothing boutiques I have seen in New York and L.A. I find my favorite clothes here for either on or off the mat. I can wear them to casual business meetings and to go out at night! They make me feel confident, comfortable and even sexy. I love practicing Yoga here because I get first pick on new clothing arrivals! —Susie B. B Yoga of Sausalito 110 Caledonia St., Sausalito. 332-9642. yogaofsausalito.com

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Institute For Salon/Spa Professionals, Inc.

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If you’re wondering what career path to follow, consider a job in the burgeoning beauty industry. Even the Department of Labor and Statistics shows that, based on recent growth, the beauty industry can be considered nearly “recession proof.” To get proper training to reach your goals look no further than the Institute for Salon/Spa Professionals, Inc. Conveniently located in downtown San Rafael, the Institute is the premier education and training facility to study all aspects of the beauty industry, from Barbering, Cosmetology, Manicuring and Esthetics to Salon & Spa Business Management. The Institute for Salon/Spa Professionals, Inc. has been created with great care and concern for the growing demand to produce well educated and versed upcoming professionals. The ISSP has the coursework and training you would need to prepare for your new career. With a salon-like environment and brand new, state-of-the-art equipment, junior professionals are given the opportunity to acquire and practice skills in a realistic setting. Course work starts with skill- and knowledge-based learning and moves from core foundational education through intermediate and advanced levels. All preparation for the state licensing exams is given while advanced training is provided in increments. A variety of

course schedules are offered for both the daytime and evening programs, as ISSP understands the importance of schedule flexibility for those looking to begin new careers. Besides offering coursework toward a career goal, the educators at the ISSP provide private tutoring to review for state licensing exams and remedial specialty training classes for returning professionals. In addition, advanced seminars in topics such as microdermabrasion and hair extensions are being formulated. The faculty’s commitment is for all students who attend the Institute to achieve long-term success in their chosen fields. The education structure is inspired by the continuous advancement in science and technology. The public can enjoy “Guest Services” at the Institute for Salon/Spa Professionals. Junior professionals at the intermediate level and above perform services commensurate with their experience. Guests get a nice discount off normal rates of other salons and receive excellent care. The school is a Premier Redken Education Institution, meaning that top quality Redken products are exclusively used for all hair care services. The Institute for Salon/Spa Professionals, Inc. is a locally owned and operated business. The Institute is committed to providing a quality education for anyone wishing to train for an exciting career in the beauty industry. B Institute for Salon/Spa Professionals, Inc. 854 4th St. San Rafael, 454-1441.

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Bay Area Laser Cosmetic Surgery

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If you are ready to make improvements to your appearance, how do you choose a physician? The ďŹ rst and most important step is selecting a surgeon you can trust, one who is trained and experienced in all cosmetic surgery procedures, operates only in accredited medical facilities, and adheres to a strict code of ethics. If you do your homework, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll ďŹ nd that Dr. Armen Serebrakian heads the list of Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Reconstructive and Facial Plastic Surgeons who meet all of these criteria. Dr. Serebrakian has been helping patients reach their goals for over 20 years. Unique to his practice, and attractive to his patients, are the variDr. Serebrakian has been helping ous cutting-edge procedures patients reach their goals for over he uses to correct misshap20 years. en noses, drooping eyelids, and excess skin and wrinkles. Dr. Serebrakian consults with each and every patient to ensure they understand their options: non-invasive (including Botox, laser hair removal, and wrinkle ďŹ lling) or permanent surgical repair. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Facial reconstruction is part art and part medicine. A good facial plastic and cosmetic surgeon has to have a well-developed artistic concept of sculpturing parts of the body, as well as good

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Stellar Spa

Lifestyle In Balance Refresh, renew, rejuvenate at Stellar Spa

Walking into Stellar Spa, you feel your shoulders drop and your muscles unwind. Advanced skincare and relaxing spa treatments abound and a bright, welcoming reception area charms with shelves of luxurious bath and body-care products and spa strength natural and organic skincare. Facials and state-of-the-art skincare are a specialty, using restorative techniques to correct skin imbalances then preserve the newfound health and vitality through periodic evaluation and a guided home-care routine. Stellar’s philosophy is that natural and organic products and noninvasive techniques can achieve phenomenal results. The most requested treatments among the spa���s extensive list of offerings are the Signature Massage Indulgence and Signature Facial, and it’s easy to see why. Each session offers a multitude of pampering techniques designed to revitalize mind and body. The spa offers a large variety of facials and massages, as well as scrubs, masks, waxing and mineral makeup. Stellar Spa provides the ultimate day spa experience for both men and women. When itís time to leave, you’ll feel revitalized and renewed. B

Stellar Spa 26 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera, 924-7300. www.stellarspa.com

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Lise Of Copenhagen

European Skincare At Its Best Lise of Copenhagen provides an array of modalities for all skin types



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Lise Nieman has been committed to bringing Marin customers the finest European skincare for over 35 years. Apprenticing as an esthetician for four years in Denmark then continuing her studies at the Westmore Academy, Lise has the experience to make your skin glow. All facials and peels are custom blended for each individual client so that the product is tailored specifically to the individual’s skin type. Lise offers Intraceuticals HyLise offers Intraceuticals Hy- perbaric Oxygen technology, a perbaric Oxygen technology, topical alternative to anti-wrina topical alternative to anti- kle injections, with immediate, wrinkle injections, with im- visible results. mediate, visible results. She is one of only three estheticians in Northern California able to offer this method, which is used by the highest profile spas in the world. Her studio performs all different types of treatments including Lymphobiology, a lymphatic drainage massage for the face and neck, as well as anti-aging facials and microdermabrasion, waxing, make-up application, brow and lash tinting, body massage and Shiatsu. So relax and renew in the tasteful, soothing atmosphere at Lise of Copenhagen.

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Dr. Ian Davis-Tremayne, Revolution â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Chiropractic Loungeâ&#x20AC;? 433 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 383-0904. www.revolutionmbs.com

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Dr. Ian Davis-Tremayne of Revolution â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Chiropractic Loungeâ&#x20AC;? is a family wellness chiropractic practitioner. He serves everyone from infants to seniors, specializing in people who have tried everything to solve their healthcare issues. He works speciďŹ cally with the upper part of the neck where the brainstem, the center of all autonomic body functions, is housed. Knee Chest Upper Cervical SpeciďŹ c adjustments clear interference from this area, allowing the body to heal itself. The goal of Dr. Tremayneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s practice is to treat the whole person, not just the symptoms. To achieve this, Dr. Tremayne has a staďŹ&#x20AC; committed to a holistic approach. Yoga, massage, and nutritional support are keys to healing. Dr. Tremayne also works with Arnie Davis, C.Ped., of Davis Foot Comfort Center, providing custom orthotics and footwear, which, in tandem with Upper Cervical Care, reestablishes correct biomechanics and provides the foundation of a complete wellness approach. Dr. Tremayne and Revolution want to change healthcare by caring for the whole person from above, below, inside, and out. As Dr. Tremayne always says, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Once you get ROCKED, everything else will follow.â&#x20AC;? B

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If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re looking for Marinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best kept beauty secret, look no further than Purevana Skincare. Purevana is a refreshingly unique facial spa providing pure, eďŹ&#x20AC;ective, sustainable, professional skincare solutions. OďŹ&#x20AC;ering a holistic approach that honors the most up-to-date scientiďŹ c innovations, Purevana avoids products that contain harsh chemicals and nasty synthetics. Admittedly a bit obsessive about premium ingredient quality, Purevana oďŹ&#x20AC;ers a carefully hand-selected collection of the highest quality organic and natural beauty products on the market today. Purevana challenges conventional thinking about personal care products, and will continue to raise its expectations and standards as the movement for safe cosmetics evolves. Owner Valerie Marzano and her team have a mission to inspire you to live in your healthiest skin and help you understand how to easily maintain your beautiful complexion at home. Purevana oďŹ&#x20AC;ers a full menu of distinctive treatments and is best known for luxurious facials and peels along with brow sculpting and long-lasting lavish lash tints. Appointments are strongly recommended, walk-ins often get lucky. B

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Eden Day Spa

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Spring is in the air at Eden Day Spa, a Mediterraneaninspired sanctuary that offers state-of-the-art treatments in skin care for the face and body. Bringing to San Anselmo over 30 years’ experience, Katayoun lives and breathes skin care. Traveling through Europe, she is constantly researching the newest innovations in age-defying techniques and products. Inspired by her father, a dermatologist specializing in treating burn victims, Katayoun became passionate about skin care and making people feel good about themselves: “Skin care has been my passion from a young age, wanting women to feel beautiful and healthy.” Based on the therapeutic properties of the historic Turkish baths, Eden Day Spa is a results-oriented spa that strives to help clients reach their beauty goals. Katayoun says, “We want our clients to have an exceptional experience and be wowed!” The spa is beautifully decorated, with gorgeous artwork and tiles gracing the welcoming reception area where authentic Turkish tea is served. Enjoy the most advanced technologies and facial treatments available catered specifically for your skin. The spa specializes in anti-aging therapies to give you a luminous, healthy glow. One of Eden’s most popular offerings is the Age Reversal Treatment (ART). Using leading-edge European techniques to deeply penetrate the skin’s layers, ART builds up natural collagen resulting in immediate, long-lasting age-defying effects. One of the newest and most unique treatments available at Eden is the Organic Lift. Employing the most advanced technology, pure hyaluronic is transported into deep skin layers nourishing the cells. The skin is lifted and plumped, creating a tighter, smoother complexion. In addition to skin care, highly skilled therapists provide a variety of soothing massages designed to knead out stress, increase circulation and pamper every muscle. Their most popular massage is the Hot Stone Massage. Stones are used not just to enhance but also to soothe and heal.

A wonderful addition to a massage is the Turkish Body Peel. A special formula from Turkey is applied with a “keeseh,” a traditional hand-woven mitt, to deeply exfoliate your body, leaving the skin glowing and youthful. The peel is followed by a warming infrared private sauna. The sauna is also used in Eden’s Detox Program, a multi-step process that removes dead skin cells, expunges toxins and increases metabolism. The infrared sauna is complimentary for 15 minutes, so come in to experience its relaxing and reviving effects. B Eden Day Spa 541 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 464-9111. www.edendayspa.com

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Dr. Torchizy will take the time to listen to your needs and make your experience as rewarding as possible. Dr. Torchizy has the experience to turn back the clock, so you can look as young as you feel! B Dr. Torchizy 539 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 459-9111. www.drtorchizy.com www.edendayspa.com

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Dr. Torchizy is one of Californiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s foremost authorities in General and Cosmetic Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Surgery. He currently has two Southern California offices, and has been in practice for over 20 years, treating thousands of patients in Los Angeles and abroad. San Anselmo welcomes Dr.Torchizy monthly to deliver the anti-aging results Marin County is looking for. Dr. Torchizy provides cutDr. Torchizy provides cutting- ting-edge dermatological treatedge dermatological treatments ments and medical-grade peels and medical-grade peels to reju- to rejuvenate the skin and revenate the skin and reverse the verse the signs of aging. The signs of aging. Thermage procedure non-invasively firms and tightens skin of the face and body. Using patented technology to stimulate collagen reproduction (collagen is the building block that provides structure to your skin), it will help you look younger each day and your lifted, firmer skin will last for years. Offering competitive Los Angeles pricing for injectable beauty boosters BOTOX, JUVEDERM, RESTYLANE, RADIESSE and nonsurgical injectable treatments that will smooth fine lines and wrinkles.

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The coaches at Tamalpais CrossFit want you to succeed and theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll enthusiastically go to any lengths to help you get there. CrossFit is an internationally recognized strength and conditioning program that is gaining in popularity and the coaches at Tamalpais CrossFit want you to jump right in. Coach Corey Barnes says, â&#x20AC;&#x153;You will lose weight, challenge yourself and be in the best shape of your life.â&#x20AC;? TCF delivers a high intensity, constantly varied workout utilizing weights, gymnastics, plyometrics and sprinting. This type of workout keeps your body and mind constantly guessing, giving you the best results. The coaches scale the workout to be appropriate to each personâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ďŹ tness level so people of any age group and athletic ability can participate. The coaches at TCF want to inspire you to ďŹ nd the strength and courage to be all that you desire to be and have fun doing it. As coach Michael Papes puts it: â&#x20AC;&#x153;If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re scared of CrossFit, just show up. We want you to succeed.â&#x20AC;? B

Tamalpais CrossFit The Harbor Center, Suite 19, 555 E. Francisco Blvd., San Rafael. 256-9400. www.tamcrossďŹ t.com

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The National Institutes of Health reports that 70-80 percent of all diseases are caused by stress. With INDIGO Quantum Biofeedback, we can painlessly and non-invasively look at reactions to common stressors and discover the path to healing. INDIGO Quantum Biofeedback oďŹ&#x20AC;ers the most advanced technology for reducing stress, brain-wave pattern relaxation and muscle re-education for pain management. By energetically balancing and re-introducing harmony to the bodyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s systems, the bodyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s innate ability to maintain wellness is enhanced. This in turn supports oneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ability to make healthy lifestyle choices. This healing modality is suitable for anyone from babies to seniors, as well as animals. April Blake has been committed to health and wellness for over 20 years and has found her passion by providing clients with this valuable resource. April is uniquely qualiďŹ ed to support clients reach optimum release, healing and rejuvenation with a focus on anti-aging and longevity. B

April Blake CMT, CertiďŹ ed Grief Counselor, CertiďŹ ed Biofeedback Specialist 240 Miller Ave. Suite D1, Mill Valley 250-4681. indigobiofeedback.net

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Broadway Hair Design And Bellezza Skin Care

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Barbara Olivotti has been cutting hair in Fairfax for 25 years. She recently opened Broadway Hair Design (formerly Bev’s) in Fairfax and is proud to offer a full line of salon services. The salon has a new look with a serene ambience and comfortable surroundings. Barbara and her staff specialize in color, cuts and hair care for women, men and children. They carry quality professional lines of hair care products at affordable prices. The salon has a new look with a serene Housed in a tranquil ambience and comfortable surroundspace inside Broadway ings. Barbara and her staff specialize Hair Design, Bellezza Skin color, cuts and hair care for women, incare is the baby of Kerry men and children. Olivotti. Passionate about excellent results in all aspects of skin care, Kerry is proud to use Eminence Organics from Hungary in her studio. Eminence Organics is a rare combination of small batch, handmade products using only organic fruits, herbs and vegetables. Never heated, the ingredients contain the highest levels of vitamins, producing dramatic results in regeneration and healing. Bellezza offers a full facial menu along with waxing using both hard and strip wax.

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Synergy + Physical Therapy And Pilates Studio

Strength In Motion A healthy and whole new you will emerge with the Syngergy+ program

designed to get participants on track through life coaching, nutrition, healthy cooking instruction, weight management, and exercise. Synergy+ combines unique disciplines in order to provide the best in ďŹ tness and rehabilitation. B Synergy+ Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio 25 Tamalpais Ave., Suite A&B, San Anselmo. 258-8228. www.synergyptpilates.com

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Zeina Grifoni and the staďŹ&#x20AC; at Synergy want to help you live a healthy, balanced life. Synergy+ provides a distinctive combination of physical therapy and Pilates that teaches people how to exercise in order to enhance performance for any activity. To complement its unique approach, Synergy+ also oďŹ&#x20AC;ers health and wellness education and rehabilitation for cancer survivors. As a licensed physical theraAs a licensed physical therapist pist and certiďŹ ed Pilates inand certiďŹ ed Pilates instructor, structor, Zeina is exceptionally Zeina is exceptionally qualiďŹ ed to qualiďŹ ed to develop strengthdevelop strengthening programs ening programs for those refor those recovering from injuries covering from injuries or exor experiencing pain. periencing pain. After careful evaluation, clients are put in motion with an emphasis on maximizing their physical potential as well as healing the area of injury. In addition to one-on-one sessions and classes for both ďŹ tness and rehab, Synergy+ custom-ďŹ ts bicycles, oďŹ&#x20AC; ers periodic seminars on health-related topics and provides long-term programs such as â&#x20AC;&#x153;Healthy You,â&#x20AC;? a 12-week holistic intensive

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Forty years ago, a pair of friends who were related by marriage started a bath and body care company out of a garage in Berkeley. Little did they know that their creation would give birth to a new industry. Originally called “The Body Shop,” before those people across the pond used the moniker, Body Time has gone from 10 stores to a very comfortable four around the Bay Area. The Brits purchased the name when their Body Shop wanted to open in the U.S. and since that time the original bath and body care company has been called “Body Time.” Housed in a charming storefront, the San Anselmo shop has been a fi xture in town for 30 years. Fitting right in with the village feel, Body Time is the go-to place for custom-scented products, luscious moisturizers and shampoos and the trademarked classic China Rain line. Manager Joanne Holmes creates a comfortable atmosphere with her gregarious attitude and lovely presence. Body Time’s products and philosophy are unique. They are the only body-care store to still custom-scent lotions, bubble baths and shampoos; choose from 60 perfume oils and 30 essential oils to make a fragrance just right for you. Their Botanical line is earth-friendly while being therapeutic, using the highest quality ingredients, organically grown and sustainably produced. They support women, traditional art and conservation by carrying baskets woven in Rwanda and Uganda. Women weavers from the edge of an endangered gorilla habitat are now able to provide healthcare for their families and school uniforms for children. Body Time customers can bring their bottles back for refills and get a discount on their new purchase. Stop by Body Time and sign up for the Frequent Buyer Club. You’ll get 10 percent off each purchase, 20 percent on Tuesdays. Come in and support the original body shop: Body Time. B Body Time 611 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 459-5806. www.bodytime.com

Evo Spa

A Haven For Beauty & Wellness Rituals pamper and heal holistically at Evo

In keeping with their philosophy of healing and beauty, Evo Spa is proud to oďŹ&#x20AC;er state-of-the-art technology combined with ancient tradition to provide the most eďŹ&#x20AC;ective treatments possible. That is why they are thrilled to provide Biomats for all their massages and acupuncture sessions. FDA-approved Biomats are the latest in healing therapy. Combining Far-Infrared Rays and Negative Ion Technology with the healing power of AmCombining Far-Infrared Rays and ethyst Crystals, the mat helps Negative Ion Technology with the to relieve joint and muscle pain, healing power of Amethyst Crys- reduce stress, improve immune tals, the mat helps to relieve joint function and so much more. and muscle pain, reduce stress, Another beneďŹ t of using the improve immune function and so Biomat is purifying the body much more. of accumulated toxins. Besides being used for acupuncture and massage, Evo is oďŹ&#x20AC;ering the Biomat as a therapy on its own in 30- and 60-minute sessions. As part of their commitment to promoting health and wellbeing, Evo oďŹ&#x20AC;ers amazing results-oriented facials and body treatments using the highest quality products. Their eclectic Spa. Boutique has the best skin care products, great gifts and fun

jewelry and clothes. Come see how one visit can nourish your body, mind and spirit. B Evo Spa 800 Redwood Hwy., Suite 216, Mill Valley. 383-3223. www.evo-spa.com

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Marin Running Company

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Marin Running Company is the county’s best source for “moving forward” footwear and athletic apparel. Whether you are a runner, hiker, cross-fitter or practice yoga and Pilates, the staff at Marin Running Company is dedicated to finding the perfect fit for your athletic needs. Owner Charles Yoakum grew up running track at Drake High and hiking Mt. Tam. He has been diagnosing biomechanics for 26 years and is uniquely qualified to recommend the right athletic shoe for your chosen activity. He and his staff are fully trained to analyze your gait, assess any injuries and fit you with the best possible shoe. They also offer free events, like seminars on running barefoot and raw food nutrition, throughout the year. In addition, MRC carries a full line of running apparel as well as yoga and Pilates clothes from labels such as Dude Girl, PrAna and Rese. So come on down for great advice on footwear and gear for a variety of sports. The local guys at Marin Running Company thrive on finding you the perfect fit. B

Peggy Knight Solutions 1750 Bridgeway, #B103 Sausalito. 289-1777. www.peggyknight.com

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Marin Running Company 649 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 258-8190. www.marinrunningcompany.com



Peggy Knight knows about the pain of hair loss. All her hair fell out due to alopecia. Rather than hiding away under an inferior wig, Peggy took on the hair prosthetic industry and encouraged them to create and market products for women. With Peggy’s impetus, better wigs and hairpieces were developed for women and, eventually, for children suffering from medical hair loss. Peggy Knight Solutions creates custom hairpieces and wigs for women and children with medical hair loss. The company’s goal is to provide a natural look for clients so they can lead a normal life with confidence. Peggy and her friend Kathy are the proud founders of the charity, Locks of Love. Children and adults grow their hair, cut it and donate it to those who have no hair. It is a charity that thrives because it is a way that children and adults can contribute something of themselves to others who are not as fortunate. B

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Keep your mind focused on getting better. Let us focus on helping you look that way. We are Peggy Knight Solutions, the leading provider of hair replacement for medical hair loss. We know what you’re going through, and we’re here to help. Marin County has the highest rate of breast cancer in the nation. If you, or a loved one, have been diagnosed, our doors are open. We can help you face the world with confidence. Our products are made with the finest European quality hair and are undetectable.

1750 Bridgeway, Ste B103, Sausalito, CA 94965 ph 800 997 7753 or 415 289 1777, fax 415 289 1703 www.peggyknight.com

Tonix Salon

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Team Tonix consists of a select group of Stylists, Designers and Colorists who, through continued education, strive to bring you the latest in techniques, products and styles. Our Team of Colorists and Stylists:

415.927.2990 My Name is Tony Cox. I would like to welcome you to our new, updated salon at 221 Corte Madera Avenue in Corte Madera. Our styling techniques and artistry allow us to work with everyone, any age, all styles, male or female.

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It is my great pleasure and honor to work and collaborate with those whom I consider some of the most seasoned stylists in the industry—each with a minimum of 10 years experience in Cutting, Styling, Designing and Coloring. A diverse international background brings an element of unique styling to each one. Getting Married this year? Then book your wedding hair appointment with Team Tonix and enjoy a private garden salon room, complete with manicurist, make-up artist and a stylist dedicated to giving you that perfect bridal look you have always dreamed of. You and your bridesmaids will receive a Champagne welcome. Bring your iPod to play in the salon room; it’s your party after all. Be truly pampered and experience what it is to be the bride. Groom your Groom As our special gift to the bride, we are going to groom the groom free before the big day. B Tony Cox, Tonix Salon 221 Corte Madera Ave., Corte Madera. 927-2990. www.TonixSalon.com

I have had many years of experience around the world with cutting, styling and coloring all types of hair. Whilst in Hollywood I had fun styling back stage at the 1996 Oscars as part of the hair team. I’ve worked on the sets of ‘Frasier’ and ‘Seinfeld’ as well well as TV and print commercials, music videos and theatre.

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At The Top Salon & Gallery

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Walking into At the Top Salon is like entering the living room of a dear friend. The light, airy space exudes a sense of calm as background music creates an energizing ambience. Beautiful artwork graces the walls and a ďŹ replace adds charm. Serving the community for 23 years, At the Top isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t your regular salon. In addition to providing the best in hair care, manicures and facials, it is also a gallery highlighting a mix of work from local artists. The stylists at the salon are highly skilled at their craft. Offering everything from the newest in smoothing techniques to reduce frizz to top-notch cuts featuring looser, softer stylesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; client satisfaction is the goal. A long list of returning customers can attest to this. At the Top believes in giving back to the community. That support has culminated in helping local charities. Fundraisers for breast cancer have netted over $30,000 and each year many employees participate in the AIDS walk. Come visit the folks At The Top for a ďŹ rst-class salon experience. B

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At The Top Salon & Gallery 10 East Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 381-3707. www.atthetopsalon.com

Marin Beauty Company is the perfect place for all your quality beauty products and salon pampering needs. With three locations to serve you and 22 years of experience in Marin, MBC is dedicated to customer service. MBC educates clients on the quality of ingredients, which are key when choosing products for hair, skin and nails. General Manager Lesley has expertly trained her staďŹ&#x20AC; to help you select the best products for your needs. Ask them about their new â&#x20AC;&#x153;paraben freeâ&#x20AC;? products. Parabens, preservatives common in beauty supplies, have been linked to breast cancer. MBC is proud to carry Aquage and Enjoy hair care products, Moroccanoil, DermOrganics, all paraben free, that nurture, hydrate, strengthen and protect your hair. Each store has a full-service salon providing hair styling, facials and manicures. With the largest selection of quality professional beauty products at fair prices, discount cards for returning customers and convenient store locations, MBC has â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everything you need from head to toeâ&#x20AC;? ... â&#x20AC;&#x153;have it doneâ&#x20AC;? or â&#x20AC;&#x153;to go!â&#x20AC;? B Marin Beauty Company 120 Strawberry Village, Mill Valley, 381-6273; 417 Third St., San Rafael, 454-4500; 208 Vintage Way, Novato. 892-3600. www.marinbeautycompany.com

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BrightStar

Lending A Helping Hand BrightStar offers care for every age and every stage of life

We created BrightStar because we once needed help caring for a loved one, and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know where to turn to give her the help and care she needed and deserved. BrightStar oďŹ&#x20AC;ers home care for people of all ages, including elder care, nanny/ sitting services and medical staďŹ&#x192;ng for families and healthcare providers. At BrightStar of Marin and San Francisco we take a quality of care approach to every client we serve. We guarantee compatibility by carefully assessing care needs and client preferences. With over 20 years of experience in the local oďŹ&#x192;ce, our Director of Nursing , an experienced RN and Nurse Practitioner, oversees each caregiver. We hire and train the highest quality caregivers with our rigorous screening and testing measures. Our focus on quality service means a BrightStar staďŹ&#x20AC; member answers the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Look at what our clients say about our services: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Before BrightStar, our mom wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t eating properly and constantly combative. After a week with the caring people from BrightStar, sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eating well, looking healthier and always in a good mood. The companionship has done a world of good for her.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;After my dad moved into our home, we were disappointed when he started showing signs of depression. My husband and

I both work and couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take time oďŹ&#x20AC; to be at home with him during the week. After the BrightStar caregiver was here for two days, he was his usual gregarious self. We donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know what weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d do without them.â&#x20AC;? B Paul Wichman, BrightStar 150 Shoreline Hwy., Ste. B-28, Mill Valley. 332.3300. www.BrightStarCare.com

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When You Need It! More Hope, More Security, More Peace of Mind, More Time, More Joy Our registered nurse will assess your needs, develop a customized care plan, and match a trained, certiďŹ ed, and RN-supervised caregiver to meet your unique requirements. Tell us what you need â&#x20AC;&#x201C; weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll take care of it. We handle all background and drug screening, payroll and insurance. Â&#x201E; Â&#x201E; Â&#x201E; Â&#x201E; Â&#x201E; Â&#x201E;

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Recently the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggested that women delay getting regular mammograms until age 50. This flies in the face of recommendations by the American Cancer Society, leaving many confused about how to proceed with their breast health. Nurse Practitioner Donna Scippa offers a way to go forward by providing lifestyle consultations as well as breast thermography exams. Thermography has been around since 1982 as adjunctive screening. Regrettably it hasn’t caught on in the arena of Western medicine, but it still has an important place at the table with the other modalities used for breast cancer screening. Based on the principle that metabolic activity in both pre-cancerous tissue and the surrounding area is higher than in normal breast tissue, temperature variations can be detected by medical infrared cameras. Analyzed by sophisticated computers, the information provides an early risk assessment. Women from the age of 20 can benefit from this screening. Breast thermography is non-invasive and radiation-free, thus giving women a safe test that empowers them to be more proactive in their own health maintenance. B

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The Institute for Health Management (IHM) is a medically supervised rapid weight loss program treating patients since 1983 in Marin and Sonoma counties. Under the medical supervision of Robert Park, M.D., FACP, IHM utilizes a very low calorie diet (VLCD), which allows patients 18 to 85 years old to undergo a maximal rate of weight loss (approx. 3 lbs/ week for females, 5-7 lbs/week for males) yet still be medically safe. Obesity-related medical problems of high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus (both Type I and Type II), elevated cholesterol, sleep apnea, and arthritis of weight-bearing joints respond well to weight loss between 20 to 300 lbs. or more. IHM patients are monitored weekly by physicians and nurse practitioners with concurrent classes in behavioral modiďŹ cation conducted by a clinical psychologist who has been with our program for the past 28 years. Nutritional and exercise programs are designed to ensure long-term success. Free monthly orientation lectures allow prospective patients to review the pertinent details of our highly successful program. Call now to begin your path to medical health!! B

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Falls are frequently due to hazards that are often easy to fi x. Even older people who appear to be strong can fall, but you can lower your chances of falling by doing these simple things.

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1. Exercise is an important way to reduce your chanes of falling. Exercises that improve balance and coordination are the most helpful. Ask your doctor or health care worker about the best type of exercise program for you. 2. Half of all falls happen at home. 3. Remove things you can trip over such as papers, books, clothes, electrical and phone cords. 4. Remove small throw rugs or use double-sided tape to keep the rugs from slipping. 5. If you must use a step-stool, use a sturdy one with a handrail and wide steps. 6. Use non-slip mats in the bathtub and shower. 7. Install proper lighting in your home and on staircases. Keep a flashlight with fresh batteries beside your bed. 8. Have grab bars installed next to your toilet and in the tub or shower. 9. Avoid walking around in stockings or floppy shoes.

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Wear shoes that give good support and have nonslip soles. 10. Consider purchasing a portable phone that you can take with you from room to room. You can call for help should an accident occur. 11. Arrange with a family member or friend for daily contact. 12. Have your doctor review your medicines, including ones that don’t need prescriptions such as cold medicines. Some medicines can make you drowsy or lightheaded, which can lead to a fall. Drinking alcoholic beverages also increases the risk of falling. 13. Have your vision checked. Poor vision can increase your chances of falling.

Make time for safety! A healthy attitude is encouraged by healthy lifestyles. B Aegis of Corte Madera Assisted Living 5555 Paradise Dr., Corte Madera. 413-0002. www.aegisliving.com

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Thoughtful care for your loved ones, as if they were our own. At Áegis Living, we never underestimate the power of a smile, a gentle touch or a kind word. It’s all part of a concept we call “Thoughtful Care” and it’s what our employees deliver every single day. We are honored to be a second family to your loved one and to be the absolute “best-in-class” caregivers in the region providing consistent services, a creative approach to care and a higher quality of life that instills confidence and provides peace of mind for our residents’ families. It’s all about keeping promises, keeping you informed and providing all the thoughtful care necessary to make life better every single day. Call us today to schedule a tour and complimentary lunch.

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Springtime means rebirth and renewal. Come find the spiritual path you’ve been seeking at The Spiritual Healing Center in Mill Valley, dedicated to practicing prayer, yoga and meditation. Validate and celebrate your spiritual power consciously in the body with your soul group. Reverend Carol Eckels-Gaeddert is the Director of the Sanctuary. The goals of the Spiritual Healing Center are to embrace the universal truths from all faiths. We are moving toward self-realization practicing the yoga of all enlightened beings. We offer a variety of spiritual courses: Spiritual Healing Certification, Psychic Surgery Program, Intuitive Development and Clairvoyant Training. Spring enrollment is happening now! Take your next step at The Spiritual Healing Center. Join in every Tuesday evening for prayer, healing and meditation service from 7-9pm. Please arrive on time and quietly come in and run your energy. Experience Spiritual Healing, Philippine psychic surgery that removes disease, negative patterns and beliefs from your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies. Merge with your Higher Self using the Yoga of Christ Jesus and the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother through prayer, mediation and healing. Tune in every Wednesday morning from 7:30 to 8am for Adventures in Consciousness on 1450AM. We are on the air because we care! Call in with your spiritual question or for a reading to 415-864-8255; to schedule a private session call 415-381-4465. The Higher Power Purification program, a four-week meditation and purification series, is offered on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm. This course allows you to reflect on your personal programs and habits and gracefully adjust your actions. Lose weight, feel great and meditate, activate your highest potential. Take steps that will change your body, mind and spirit. Take a different action and get a different result. Your thoughts and words create your reality. Love yourself more and be the change

that you want to see. The Greenwood preschool is beginning now at The Spiritual Healing Center. This Waldorf-style preschool is open for enrollment now. The sooner you begin your spiritual path the better. Call Marcy Summers at 415.388.0495 now to enroll. Join us for our new Chakra development courses. We offer, private spiritual healing sessions, quantum hypnotherapy, telephone sessions, regular prayer and meditation services, and Sunday Church service at 11am. Come refresh and renew your inner self at the Spiritual Healing Center of Marin. Reverend Carol can help you awaken and illuminate the path to true inner peace. Join us every Tuesday, Thursday from 7-9pm for prayer, healing and meditation. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you for your participation in all of our programs. Remember, you are the answer. See you soon. B The Spiritual Healing Center 260 E. Blithedale Ave., 381-4465. www.thespiritualhealingcenter.org or www.innervisionsinc.com

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