Econo Lodge City Star Brisbane
650 Main Street
Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, QL 4169
Phone: (61) 7 33916222
Fax: (61) 7 38910720
Beauty & Spas
Conveniently located in the city heart, Shuum Hairdressing is known for its leading edge hairstyles and colors. With over twenty years of international experience and London training the head stylist certainly has the knowledge and skills needed to be that little bit more adventurous. A fabulous team of professional cutters and colorists contribute to Shuum's reputation. Whilst one can expect to pay a little bit extra than the average, Shuum is certainly not an average hair salon. All hair styling and coloring concepts are based on the latest fashion trends.
Skin Beautiful will have you looking and feeling fabulous after a skin treatment session here. Apart from all kinds of facial treatments here, you can indulge in body treatments, waxing, permanent hair removal, tinting (brow and lashes), and also have your feet and hands pampered. Call for more details.
Col Nayler Barber can be spotted by looking for the trademark red and white striped poles of the barber shop. The small, but extremely friendly barber shop prides itself on good, old-fashioned service. There is no pretentious behavior or trendy attitude here, just straightforward service and great haircuts. Cuts are very reasonably priced with student and pensioner discounts.
Teaching Iyengar yoga to strengthen the body, mind, and release stress through movement, is the goal of this studio. A variety of poses are taught in each class at the New Farm Yoga Health Studio to work on the circulatory and excretory systems, and improve breathing for a feeling of general well being. Meditation and breathing exercises conclude each class to relieve and soften muscles and relax the mind. Courses start every eight weeks and those new to yoga usually undertake at least two beginner courses before moving to more advance levels.
This bright, fashionable, contemporary salon is one of many, with over ten years of attending hair under the Oscar name. The natural Aveda products can be especially tailored for your hair, and the fragrances are almost addictive. Stock up on your favorites before you leave with that startling new look.
Both male and female can relax their time in Greta Beauty Salon. Greta and her staff gives you excellent cutting, styling and coloring; or that curl or eyelash tint you have never been game to try. For more details, call ahead.
Tsiknaris Hair, an upmarket hair salon is situated in the equally upmarket Wintergarden Shopping Center. The salon boasts national award-winning stylists and has won the prestigious Australian State Stylist of the Year Award three times. The stylists are color specialists, but also discuss every aspect of caring for your hair. Customers are asked for a consultation prior to styling, in order to make sure the salon fully understands the customer's wants.
In the pursuit of fitness, Thor's Gym and Fitness Centre is setting a very high standard. A full range of gymnasium equipment is available as well as aerobics, Tai Fit, Tai Chi and boxing circuit. There is a sauna for the relaxation of those tired muscles but unfortunately, no pool. Nutrition advice is also provided, with a cardio-theater and oxygen station to assist in ensuring a healthy workout.
Improve physical health and develop a calm and concentrated mind through yoga and meditation at the Yoga in Daily Life center. Established in 1972 by Swami Maheshwaranda, these centers are part of a 1,000-center worldwide network. Qualified, volunteer instructors teach courses in yoga, meditation, health and nutrition, and stress management. Six-week yoga and/or meditation courses cater for beginners through to advanced students, and special children's, pre-natal or wake-up courses are available. Check the web site for course dates. Do check website or call for timings.
With the emphasis on state-of-the-art equipment and highly professional staff, Fitness First - Toowong has proved very popular with locals and commuting business people. Whilst often a little busy, there is no shortage of choice with a full aerobic program complimenting the excellent gym equipment. Degree qualified staff can work out a program for you, or you can just "chill out" in the sauna, or Turkish steam bath. A recreation room with TV and video is also available.
Belle Hair & Beauty Salon, a specialist salon, tucked away in an arcade near the Toowong Village Shopping Center, offers a full range of beauty treatments. The hair care section caters for women, men and children with reasonably priced haircuts, styling, colors and permanent waves. Try a luxurious Algologie Marine Facial for 90 minutes, including mask and massage. Herbal thermal body wraps, massage, aromatherapy and hair removal services are all available. For nail treatments, choose acrylic tips or simply a French manicure, and do not forget to include a pedicure for your tired feet.
If attention to detail is a good reflection of quality, then Morningside's large and all encompassing workout center is a market leader. If aerobics is your choice, you can choose from 29 classes a week, from Tae Boe to Aqua Aerobics. Morningside Fitness Center includes all modern fitness equipment with a 25 meter (82 feet) lap pool to soothe those aching muscles. A separate ladies gym is available for privacy, as well as a not very private glass-backed squash court.