The Best in Health & Self: 2016

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Attractive sporty woman listening to music with headphones

Home of top-notch doctors, luxury spas and state of the art fitness studios, Arizona has its finger on the pulse of health happenings .Valley residents enjoy a spanning selection when it comes to fitness and self-improvement options. Here are readers top picks for health and self in the Valley.

These are the winners of Best of Our Valley 2016. Winners will be featured in the April 2016 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. The winners with the most total votes will be featured on the cover, but you will have to wait until April to find out who they are!

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 2016. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

All those who won this year can download their 2016 Winners logos here


Best Alternative Exercise Option & Personal Training – Reformed Pilates

Best Alternative Spa Treatment – Beautif-EYE Studios

Best Barre Studio – Karve Studio

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

Best Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon: Male – Dr. Remus Repta

Best Bootcamp – AZTRAINING LAB

Best Cosmetic Dentist – Joseph Harris

Best Interval TrainingBODI

Best Day Spa Movement Restoration

Best Dentist Dr. Allen Peyghambarian

Best Dermatologist – Dr. Lee Laris, Phoenix Skin Dermatalogy

Best Eyelash ExtensionsBeautif-EYE Studios

Best Facial – Beautif-EYE Studios

Best Family Doctor – Dr. Susan Wilder

Best Fertility Doctor – Dr John Couvaras MD, FACOG

Best Gym – BODI

Best Hair Extensions – Lisa Fresa Palacios

Best Hair Stylist – Rhonda Stieler, Sachi Salon and Spa

Best Hospice – Hospice of the Valley

Best Hospital Group – St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center

AFM FAV: Best Hospital Group – Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Best Hot Yoga – Sutra Midtown Yoga

Best Hotel Gym – VH Spa, Valley Ho

Best Interval Training – BODI

Best Large Scale Valley-Wide Gym – The Village

Best Mani/Pedi – Spa Avania, at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch

Best Massage – The Neuromuscular Studio

Best Mobile Doctor ServiceDoctor Housecalls of Paradise Valley

Best New Gym/Fitness Studio (Opened Within the Last Year) – Mint Body Arcadia

Best OBG/YN – Dr. Tara Brodkin

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

Best Pilates Studio –Studio Allonge

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

Best Resort Spa – Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at the Wigwam

AFM FAV: Best Resort SpaJoya Spa at Omni Montelucia

Best Salon – Salon Eclectic

Best Spa Boutique – Well & Being at Willow Stream – Fairmont Princess

Best Spin Class- The Madison Improvement Club

Best Spray Tan – Bronzeology: The Art of Custom Airbrush Tanning

AFM FAV: Best Spray TanSungun

Best Trainer – Nikki Metzger, BODI

Best WaterPurely Sedona

Best Waxing – Urban Wax

Best Yoga Studio – Sutra Midtown Yoga

AFM FAV: Best Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon: Male – Dr. Marc Malek

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