Best In Health and Self: 2017

Young athletic woman working her biceps with heavy dumbbells

Young athletic woman working her biceps with heavy dumbbells

One thing about Phoenicians is certain…they love to look and feel their best! From the hottest exercise studios to the most blissful spas the Valley is hot bed for self improvement options. Here are AZ Foothills readers top picks for health and self in the Valley.

These are Arizona Foothills Best of Our Valley 2017 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2017 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.

As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their Best Of status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2017. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

Winners, download your 2017 Winners logo here and reserve space for the Collector’s Edition here


Best Alternative Exercise Option & Personal Training – Lucas James

Best Alternative Spa Treatment – Vibetality

Best Barre Studio – Re-Barre Studio North Scottsdale

Best Blow Dry Bar Drybar

Best Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon: Female – Dr. Patti Flint

Best Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon: Male – Dr. Pablo Prichard

Best Bootcamp – AZTRAINING LAB

Best Botox – Eva Unell, The Glam Nurse

Best Cosmetic Dentist – Brian Harris

Best Day Spa Movement Restoration

Best Dentist or Dental Team – Dr. Allen Peyghambarian, Paradise Ridge Dentistry

Best Dermatologist – Dr. Adriana Holy, The Center for Advanced Dermatology

Best Eyelash Extensions – Lets Lash

Best Facial – Salon D’Shayn

Best Family Doctor – Dr. Susan Wilder

Best Fertility Doctor – Dr John Couvaras MD, FACOG

Best Gym – Results Only

AFM Fave: Best Gym – BODI

Best Hair Extensions – Lisa Fresa Palacios

AFM Fave: Best Hair Extensions – AZ Strands

Best Hair Stylist – April Russell, Bobsie Twins Salon

Best Hospice – Hospice of the Valley

Best Hospital Group – Dignity Health Arizona

Best Hot Yoga – Sutra Yoga

Best Hotel Gym – Well & Being at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Best Interval Training – Results Only Fitness

Best Mani/Pedi – Salon D’Shayn

Best Massage – Movement Restoration

Best New Gym/Fitness Studio (Opened Within the Last Year) – AcroBody

Best OBG/YN – Dr. Tara Brodkin

Best Orthodontist – Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
(Dr. Bruce Goldstein, Dr. Michael Feinberg and Dr. Tal Masserman)

Best Pilates Studio – Remedy PM

Best Psychiatrist in Scottsdale/Paradise Valley – Dr. Cynthia Stonnington, MD

Best Resort Spa – Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa

AFM Fave: Best Resort Spa – Joya Spa, Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

Best Salon – Salon Eclectic

Best Spa Boutique – Well & Being at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Best Spin Class  Reformed Pilates & Cycle

Best Spray Tan – Salon Eclectic

AFM Fave: Best Spray TanSungun Tanning

Best Trainer – Lucas James

Best Veterinarian Dr. Katie Kitchen, DVM and Dr. Michael Berman,
Animal Hospital at Grayhawk

Best Waxing – Salon D’Shayn

Best Yoga Studio – Vibetality

Favorite Worship Center – Scottsdale Bible Church

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