Mind, body and sole: Top 7 Downtown Arlington destinations that’ll have you saying (sp)ahhhh

Ready to Spa in Downtown Arlington?

From hair care to mani-pedis, from massage to reflexology, and from wellness to workouts, each of these sanctuaries offers a signature treatment, class or amenity all its own.

Arlington Yoga Center

With a focus on classic Hatha Raja Yoga, the Arlington Yoga Center is dedicated to spreading the knowledge and teachings of yoga to the Arlington community. A warm, supportive and thriving community, The Center can help you awaken, further develop or replenish your mind, body and soul. All levels can find their fit: from Gentle classes for the beginner to Dharma Levels 1-3 for the more experienced practitioner and workshops for all levels.

Ashena Medspa & Hair Therapy

Ashena Medspa and Hair Therapy provides a complete range of invasive and non-invasive aesthetic procedures. The dedicated physicians, nurses and support staff work to understand your beauty goals and keep you comfortable through each service. Choose from a wide range of procedures including facials, waxing, hair therapy, laser hair removal, permanent makeup application, botox procedures, teeth whitening and microdermabrasion.

Burt Grant Salon & Spa

A full-service Aveda Lifestyle salon, Burt Grant Salon and Spa is the official salon of Miss Texas and Miss Teen Texas. At the spa, you can always find time for a 15 minute chair massage or reflexology, or you can take as much time as you’d like enjoying the BSG signature massage, stone therapy massage, or any of the custom spa packages (we love the “afternoon escape” which comes with lunch from the Tin Cup). In the salon, founder Burt Grant and his staff offer a complete line of hair and makeup products and services plus custom wigs. The team also specializes in formal hairstyles, the perfect complement to any special occasion.

Maren Karsen Aveda Salon

Celebrating its 20th year in business, Maren Karsen Aveda Salon prides itself on delivering impeccable customer service.  With over 300 five-star online reviews, the talented staff is dedicated to meeting your every beauty need.  As an Aveda Experience Center, only natural products and top-rated hair care are part of every Maren Karsen service. And as a bonus: when you stop in, be sure to ask owners Scott and Kellie about their daughter, pop music breakout star Maren Morris

The Salon at Vaught House

Located in a classical revival home and historic building built around 1907, The Salon at Vaught House is named in honor of Selma and Alex Vaught, the original owners. This structure has undergone modifications in the recent years, including the addition of the Georgian Revival portico. Twelve independent hairstylists including owner Debi Kempin make up the salon’s team of experts who can assist you with a haircut and styling, color, hair therapy, and specialty services like hair extension and Brazilian blowouts.

The Sanford Spa & Salon

The Sanford Spa & Salon is a day spa and salon that offers services for both men and women including massages, facials, hair and nail services. Named the Best Salon and Spa in Arlington by Arlington Today Magazine, the spa also specializes in creating beautiful special occasion hair designs. Our top pick is the “Goin’ to the Chapel” package which includes massage, manicure, pedicure, makeup application and formal hairstyle for brides and their bridesmaids.

UT Arlington Campus Recreation

If you’re a UT Arlington student, faculty or staff member, retiree or alumnus – as many proud Arlingtonians are – we’ve got one more tip for you. Looking for a great place to work out? Swim? Lift weights? Jog year-round? Take fitness courses? Practice yoga? Play games? If your answer is “all of the above,” look no further than the Maverick Activities Center at UT Arlington. For a membership fee, you can enjoy all the benefits of the MAC and Campus Recreation programming right in the heart of Downtown Arlington. And if you’re a student, membership is free. 

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About Downtown Arlington

Ranked as one of the top urban districts in the country in 2016 by TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals, Downtown Arlington Texas blends a unique mix of activities, sights, tastes and sounds that attract visitors and locals alike. Within its less than a two-mile radius, Downtown Arlington is home to a top tier public university, prolific cultural arts institutions and live entertainment, exciting NCAA and professional athletics, one-of-a-kind dining and retail, and a supportive business climate. Downtown Arlington brings together a plethora of cultures and inspirations with a character all its own.