I called Artisans on a Monday afternoon and was able to get an appointment the following Wednesday. I had never been to the salon before, however, it was very easy to find on Foam St. My stylist, Cathy Hague was very personable and made me feel very comfortable. The hair style that I had in mind was very stylized and I did not have any pictures with me. When I tried to explain to her how the hair style should look, I could tell that she wasn't very clear on what I wanted (only because I'm horrible at explaining stuff in detail). So I looked up some pictures on my phone, which were very small and unclear. My comment to Cathy was, "This is the general idea of the hair cut, but it is individualized. So make it look good on my head." She looked at the phone pictues Cathy was very patient and took her time with my hair making sure that she had my input every step of the way. After the cut was finished, it was exactly how I had pictured it in my head and she also took time to show me a couple of ways to style it. When I asked for the price of the hair cut, I was floored! At my old salon, I was paying around $90 for a hair cut, but this was much less than that and I am way happier with the style that Cathy cut than with my old stylist! I would definitely recommend for you to make an appointment with Cathy Hague at Artisans today!
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Intuitive, creative... a spiritual experience. I've been an acupuncturist for seventeen years. During the four year program for acupuncture, I was trained in massage techniques. When I have a session with a new massage therapist, I have to fight the urge to "stay present" and "observe" whether to "learn," "protect" or "critique." (Something learned from having a bad experience or two.) With Amanda, I immediately recognized the professionalism and could relax into that "trusting place." I have had many massages from many practitioners and feel that the one I recently received from Amanda was among the best. I was aware of her intuitive explorations... gauging strength, resistance and flow. She was great at finding the intricate little areas of stagnation (energy that was blocked up, not flowing) and used effective support and positioning that allowed me to feel safe, to trust and to release. She listened as I explained my specific issues and addressed them effectively. She used unique and creative holds that I had not experienced before. I enthusiastically recommend Amanda's work, urging anyone to give her a try... you'll be back for more soon. I know I will be.
The massage gave me goose bumps!! I had the most amazing and truly the BEST massage I've ever had. Amanda was intuitive, knowledgeable, extremely professional and she was able to judge exactly how much pressure to use to get the deep down muscles without hurting me. I can only say good things about my experience; there were no negatives. Do yourself a favor and call Amanda. You won't be disappointed!