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Best of Memphis 2017: Wellness



Best Barre Studio

1. Pure Barre

2. Barre None at Kroc Center

3. Cardio Barre

Is it ballet, or pilates, or weight training? Yes, it is. And Pure Barre keeps it pure with 55-minute classes that promise flat abs, toned arms, thin thighs, and more.

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  • Pure Barre

Best Crossfit

1. CrossFit 901

2. CrossFit Hit and Run

3. CrossFit Bartlett

CrossFit 901 was the second CrossFit affiliate in Memphis way back in 2009. Get in. Get fit. Then you can ask, do you even AMRAP?

Best Day Spa

1. Gould's

2. Pavo Salon Spa

3. Serenity Day Spa

Best Place to Get a Facial

1. Gould's

2. Pavo Salon Spa

3. The Skin Clinics

Gould's is no stranger to Best of Memphis. And for good reason. Here since 1932, Gould's is considered a pamperer par excellence. As for their facials, from power pore cleansing and rapid peel, to microdermabrasion and collagen, Gould's has 12 ways to get your face done. And, yes, there's an option for men.

Best Hair Salon

1. Pavo Salon Spa

2. Gould's

3. Dabbles Hair Company — tie — Salon 387

Pavo's owners want a sustainable and socially responsible culture with a focus on excellence in service. Our readers think they achieve that. Oh, and they like the way Pavo makes them look and feel.

Best Hair Stylist

1. Sarah Coward, Pavo

2. Chelsea Prince, Empire Hair Studio

3. Vicky Fong, Studio Ibitsu

Meteorologists can be wrong all the time. Not stylists. And Sarah Coward has walked the line for years right to the top of our list. Also, she "slays color y'all!!!" according to Instagram.

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  • Justin Fox Burks
  • Crossfit 901

Best Health/Fitness Club

1. Salvation Army Kroc Center

2. YMCA of Memphis

3. Germantown Athletic Club

The Kroc Center really is everyone's gym (and theater, community center, and more). It draws a diverse crowd of Memphians. And with child care, an array of classes, and a no-shame, community-built philosophy, there's little reason not to go.

Best Nail Salon

1. Nail Bar & Co.

2. Diva Nails & Spa — tie — Gould's

3. Gloss Nail Bar

Nothing shows folks you've got your act together like an expertly done mani and pedi. For that well-polished look, Memphians head to Nail Bar.

Best Place to Get Waxed

1. European Wax Center

2. Gould's

3. Pavo Salon Spa

For those who dare to be bare, even a little fuzz won't do. European Wax Center offers everything from a Brazilian wax to full-body waxing. Plus, they have a signature line of skin products to make you look extra smooth.

Best Tanning Salon

1. Palm Beach Tan

2. Tan-N-Go

3. The Skin Clinics

That glow you have, that sun-kissed look that suggests an expensive vacation — it's from a trip to the nearby Tan-N-Go, which offers sunbed and spray tanning as well as "cocktail" tanning, a combination of both.

Best Yoga Studio

1. Midtown Yoga

2. Delta Groove

3. Better Bodies Yoga

Midtown Yoga offers all sorts of classes, from beginners to "Good Vibrations." Everything to get your body and your mind aligned for a more purposeful well-being.

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