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ALLERGY TREATMENT CENTERS
Allergy & Asthma Affiliates
2121 Highland Ave. (525-2640)
9017 Crosspark Dr., Suite 100 (693-4556)
123 Gill St., Alcoa (977-8242)
Allergy & Asthma Affiliates has been treating East Tennesseeans for their allergy and asthma-related diseases for almost 30 years. The clinic specializes in pediatric allergy and asthma care, but offers allergy and asthma services for all ages.
Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, P.C.
1114 E. Weisgarber Rd. (588-1833)
11424 Kingston Pke, Farragut (850-3814)
4005 Fountain Valley, UT Medical Plaza Halls (922-3870)
800 Oak Ridge Tpke., Suite A-401, Oak Ridge (483-0711)
Dr. Michael M. Miller is certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and a Fellow in the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. His clincs provide diagnostic, treatment and educational services for patients with allergic diseases and asthma.
The Allergy, Asthma & Sinus Center
801 Weisgarber Rd. (584-0962)
4410 Valley View Dr. (584-0962)
11416 Grigsby Chapel Rd., Suite 103, Farragut (584-0962)
611 Morganton Dr., Maryville (584-0962)
200 New York Ave. Suite 250, West Mall Medical Park, Oak Ridge (584-0962)
Dr. Robert Overholt is known in these parts simply as “Dr. Bob,” because of his popular PBS series, The Dr. Bob Show, and from his local medical-news-you-can-use segments on WBIR. But Dr. Bob, certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, can be seen at his practice, too. AASC is known for its experienced and caring team of multidisciplinary specialists, board-certified in infant, pediatric, adolescent, and adult allergy, asthma, and immunology.
Allergy Specialists of Knoxville
1346 Dowell Springs Blvd. (588-2753)
10810 Parkside Dr., Suite 202 (588-2753)
7323 Chapman Hwy (588-2753)
Dr. Jane Rasnick Conley and Dr. Sangeetha M. Kodoth are board-certified specialists in allergy and immunology. Their services include skin testing or blood testing (RAST), immunotherapy (allergy or desensitization shots), and spirometry (lung function testing).
Belleza Salon & Spa
6209 Kingston Pike (271-9018)
11467 Parkside Dr. (271-9018)
5042 Kingston Pike (271-9018)
From internationally trained hair stylists to the very latest in European Spa techniques, Belleza is a full-service salon and spa with a very knowledgeable and friendly staff. The Spa is enclosed and intimate with an emphasis on privacy and serenity. Belleza has been featured in several national and local magazines as one of the best salons and spas in Knoxville.
Best Lil Day Spa
317 Home Ave., Maryville (983-8503)
This Maryville spa provides cosmetic treatments, manicures, massages, and a wide range of spa products. They hold certifications in facial treatments as well as massage.
984 E. Emory Rd. (938-5558)
8079 Kingston Pk. (247-0327)
Clients call deSpa “the best kept secret in town.” For seven years, this full spa has provided full salon services, skin and body care, massage therapists, nail technicians, and hair designers. Also winners of the Keratin Complex, an educational and technical award.
European Body Works
8042 Ray Mears Blvd. (693-0485)
A full service day spa that relaxes and rejuvenates with a friendly, welcoming staff. A full service hair salon, including facials, manicures, and pedicures.
5508 Kingston Pk., Suite 150, Cherokee Plaza (671-3888)
GallaherSpa MD, owned by board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Tom Gallaher, offers a beautiful, serene atmosphere for rejuvenating facials, body treatments, Botox and other injectables, and laser treatments. For skin care at home, consider our pharmaceutical-grade products, including OBAGI and Skin Medica, as well as makeup from Glominerals.
Natural Alternatives Salon & Spa
West Town Mall, 7600 Kingston Pike (588-3738)
Colonial Pinnacle Turkey Creek, 11335 Parkside Dr. (588-3738)
Western Plaza, 4491 Kingston Pike (588-3738)
Farragut, 12748 Kingston Pike, Suite D205 (588-3738)
Natural Alternatives has three Knoxville locations, all with the mission of creating a “world of beauty and well-being.” They work to better clients’ lives by emphasizing wellness, beauty, and environmental awareness in relaxing, healthy surroundings. Services include massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, and a full spa and salon.
Oasis Day Spa
10420 Kingston Pk(691-6700)
“Think of your skin as a precious piece of art and treat it that way” is Oasis’ philosophy toward skin care. The spa provides a wide variety of skin care and massage therapy options, including facials, body wraps, therapeutic massages, make-up application, and waxing.
Panache Hair and Body
3501 Tazewell Pike (281-2801)
Panache is a full day spa who’s signature is tranquility massage. Customer service is one of their main goals as well as education. They offer monthly classes to educate clients on recent products and topics such as skin, hair, and techniques.
Spa Ninety Seven Hundred
9700 Kingston Pike, St. 19 (357-7721)
Since 2003, Spa Ninety Seven Hundred has used the latest products and techniques to provide a “resort” style spa experience. Providing Hydrotherapy, laser treatment, organic skin and body care treatments, and massage. They also carry a wide variety of unusual, high quality products exclusive to Knoxville.
Spa at Oak Haven
2042 Whispering Pines Way (453-6650)
This Sevierville resort operates as a full day spa, and is nestled in peaceful mountain surroundings. Licensed therapists trained in massage, hand and foot care, thermal body treatments, body contour wraps. Spa packages are available.
5120 Kingston Pike (588-2954)
216 Hamilton Crossing Dr. Alcoa (981-9989)
Salon Azure is an Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa. Aveda services span form facials, massage, and nail treatments. Facial treatments include botanical skin resurfacing and green science plant peels. Comprehensive massage services span from Swedish/Deep Tissue to Pregnancy and Healing Stone. Services also include waxing by licensed esthetician or cosmetologists. Their design leader and artistic director Johnnie Morgan is an AVEDA Global “Purefessional.”
Spa - 1645 Downtown West Blvd. (694-9007)
Salon - 1704 Downtown West Blvd. (694-9007)
Spa Visage is a full day spa that includes Thai massage. The Visage Group includes Salon Visage, located in an adjacent shopping center off Downtown West Boulevard, as well as a salon in Market Square.
Sunset Tans & Spa
143 Brooklawn St. (671-8267)
The only combination tanning studio and spa in Knoxville, Sunset Tans & Spa offers a variety of massage therapy and tanning options for weight loss, soothing physical therapy, detoxification, and skin rejuvination. In addition to extensive tanning services, they provide body wraps, foot detoxification, hydro massage, an oxygen bar, and LED skin rejuvination.
The Total Works SalonSpa
120 S. Peters Rd (690-5654)
The Total Works is an Aveda concept salon, focusing on the health and well-being of each client. Services include body wraps, massage, sinus treatment, hair removal and hair styling. Their signature elemental nature message utilizes a variety of massage techniques to help the body to naturally maintain a healthy state.
Trenditions Hair Studio & Day Spa
6822 Maynardville Hwy (922-0452)
Trenditions has been in operation since 1991 and offers a full line of salon and spa services. These include hair styling, skin and nail care, massage, make-up application, and waxing.
Years Younger MediSpa
9313 S. Northshore Dr. (531-6454)
This spa, which offers licensed medical procedures, offers a wide range of services, from organic facials to natural hormone replacement. A larger selection of beauty and salon products are also available.
Ace Miller Golden Gloves Arena
3600 Northeast Ace Miller Way (522-5885)
As part of a nationally franchised facility, Golden Gloves Arena provides an environment for amateur boxers that promotes and enhances the physical and emotional well-being and social development of young athletes. Additionally training helps develop individual athletic skills, work ethic, discipline, sportsmanship, self-respect and pride. They also sponsor local and regional tournaments.
Associated Therapeutics, Inc.
2704 Mineral Springs Ave. (687-4537)
Since 1985, this physical therapy, aquatic and jump start fitness center has helped thousands of individuals achieve healthier, more functional, more active lives with a unique combination of one-on-one attention, hands-on technique, and personalized care in a positive, supportive atmosphere.
9355 Kingston Pike (356-9000)
Whether you’re interested in losing some undesired body fat, gaining additional energy, getting a better night’s sleep, or obtaining better performance, Crossfit Knoxville can help. Be ready to excercise daily with intensity and make the commitment to become a more disciplined eater. Any fitness level can join but if you’re afraid of working hard, it may not be for you. Come by for the free Saturday class at 9 a.m. or join one of its bootcamps. Check out the nutrition and training information, look at the blog to see some of their workouts, and e-mail any questions you have.
4611 Papermill Drive Northwest (330-0082)
3218-C Morris Ave. (591-8923)
CrossFit Ktown is intended to promote overall physical fitness in 10 fitness domains: cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, agility, balance, coordination, and accuracy. CrossFit KTown provides clients with many options in scheduling and programs. One-on-one classes and group classes are available.
4883 N. Broadway St #120, Fountain City (688-8808)
4565 Kingston Pike SW (584-1926)
9220 Kingston Pike SW (694-0393)
9307 S. Northshore Dr. (769-0126)
525 Foothills Plaza, Maryville (977-9939)
741 Dolly Parton Parkway, Suite 1 (774-6446)
This national franchise serves as an all-in-one junction for women’s fitness. Providing complete cardio and strength training along with weight management, meal plans, and supplements, Curves specializes in services geared towards a women’s metabolic and dietary health.
8511 Walbrook Dr. (470-3600)
2934 Alcoa Hwy (579-3600)
6416 Deane Hill Dr. (526-2500)
5621 Merchants Center (688-3600)
This exercise club offers such amenities as a cardio-movie theatre, indoor track, sauna steam and Jacuzzi, and an outdoor pool. Also included are tanning beds, a full weight room, and smoothie bar. This complete full service facility offers full individual and corporate account memberships.
D-1 Sports Training
10258 Hardin Valley Rd. (622-7117)
This nationally franchised athletic training facility provides services based on collegiate athletic training and therapy. The local facility offers an indoor turf field, weight room, viewing gallery, and in-house sports therapy clinic. This branch is co-owned by former UT quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Peyton Manning.
7575 Northshore Dr (531-5656)
Exclusive Fitness offers personal training, group classes, yoga and pilates, massage, and corporate wellness to help each client attain his or her specific fitness goal.
Fleet Feet Sports Knoxville
11619 Parkside Dr. (675-3338)
Fleet Feet of Knoxville is geared toward runners, offering training for every age group and level of runners and walkers from beginner through advanced. They hold weekly group training runs and walks, clinics focused on nutrition, energy prevention, and gear selection.
Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Center
270 Fort Sanders West Blvd. (531-5000)
Fort Sanders Health & Fitness Center is the only Tennessee Quality award-winning fitness facility in the state, with five-star amenities and extensive classes and programs for all ages. Programs include aquatics, racquet sports, youth classes, individual training opportunities and group fitness. Classes range from kickboxing and cardio classes to spinning and mind/body wellness. Strength training options include resistance equipment, free weights, and body sculpting classes. Individual and group memberships on a month-to-month basis are available.
Frankie’s Body Shop
3541 N. Broadway (474-9145)
This personal training studio accentuates the “personal”—no contracts, no salesmen, and a free initial consultation. Frankie’s caters to all ages and fitness levels, assisting you to achieve your individual fitness goals, whether they’re weight loss or weight gain, sport specific training, increased flexibility, or injury rehabilitation.
Health First Sports
5213 Homberg Dr. (588-6967)
For more than a decade, this fitness studio has provided a wide range of fitness training. Their goal is to create programs for clients’ specific needs in general memberships, gravity classes, sports performance, massage, sport injury rehab, laser hair removal, cardio-kickboxing, krav-maga, and self-defense classes. All staff members are advanced certified trained.
Johnny Long Training Academy
2620 Willow Point Way (765-9742)
This training academy was founded by Johnny Long after 14 years as a certified Strength and Conditioning coach at the University of Tennessee. It provides expertise in strength and conditioning knowledge, actual, certified strength and conditioning coaches, proven sports-training programs and expert instruction. Training programs are unique and designed for improving athletic performances from all athletes no matter what gender, age, sport played, or skill level.
2130 Grey Ridge Rd., Maryville (233-3066)
This faith-driven organization strives to help people understand the fundamentals of a healthy lifestyle and work towards achieving and maintaining just that. Keola Fit aims to provide motivation and support for people wanting to make a positive change in their lives.
KeyFit Sports and Fitness
4435 Kingston Pike (558-1433)
Services include personal training, golf specific training programs, and a complete cardio area available in private and semi-private sessions. Their training staff works with each client individually. KeyFit provides a comfortable and inspiring atmosphere to help our clients meet their objectives. Hours are by appointment only and scheduled to meet the needs of the client.
Ladies Total Fitness
104 Foothills Mall, Maryville (379-8256)
Ladies Total Fitness provides nutrition consultations and wellness workshops, personal training, life coaching, and massage therapy for women balancing different tasks in their daily lives.
The Little Gym
7240 Kingston Pike (583-1166)
215 Brooklawn St., Farragut (966-4386)
This developmental program trains children from the ages of 4 months to 12 years in dance, gymnastics, and sports classes.
Mind Body Kinetics
146 N. Forrest Park Blvd. (584-8414)
For a decade, this business has worked with clients in an all-encompassing holistic approach to fitness. Providing postural and movement screenings, pilates (mat and equipment), gold conditioning, massage, and truly customized evaluations as well as life coaching.
National Fitness Center
1644 W. Broadway, Maryville (268-0012)
National Fitness Center offers state of the art training and facilities, including group fitness classes designed for all levels of fitness. Additionally it offers youth fitness options through summer camps, year-round swim team and lessons, and childcare.
Olympia Athletic Club
398 Olympia Dr., Maryville (984-8300)
Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and overlooking Maryville’s scenic Bicentennial Greenbelt Park, this athletic club has offered an intelligent and comprehensive approach to health management for over 30 years. From beginner to professional, Olympia offers an array of classes, events, and equipment. They also offer a variety of membership packages, including short-term memberships, day passes, student rates, family rates, and corporate accounts.
The Rush Fitness Complex
3001 Knoxville Center Dr #291 (673-8833)
6510 Chapman Hwy (573-9660)
8445 Kingston Pike (693-2550)
157 N. Calderwood, Alcoa (273-1360)
10708 Kingston Pike, Farragut (671-0781)
302 South Illinois Ave., Oak Ridge (276-3488)
785 Highway 321, Lenoir City (988-0036)
Featuring a wide range of fitness, cardio, and strengthening classes, personal training sessions, and even child fitness and care, at five area locations, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Rush provides members with knowledgeable, friendly staff and an enthusiastic environment to get the most efficient workout available. New members are provided free, limited time, introductory memberships.
7343 Chapman Hwy. (577-6633)
8651 Middlebrook Pike (357-2444)
10673 Hardin Valley Rd. (693-4303)
A 24/7, 365 days a year facility. Emphasis is on customized work-out plans and gym facilities that fit to a client’s lifestyle and time schedule. Membership provides access to over 900 locations across the country.
Mercy Health and Fitness Center
7540 Dannaher Dr., Powell (859-7911)
This fitness center, adjacent to St. Mary’s Hospital, provides workout rooms, elliptical machines, fitness classes, swimming, walking path, and spa facilities.
10001 Kingston Pike Southwest (470-4788)
3547 W. Emory Rd., Powell (441-4471)
Workout Anytime promotes balanced, nutritional eating in partnership with a sound exercise program. They offer the “Good Measure Meals” weight loss and dietary plan, along with a staff of certified personal trainers who are trained in specific areas including weight loss, sports performance, endurance, body toning, and more.
YMCA of East Tennessee
West Side Family YMCA: 400 N Winston Rd (690-9622)
Bob Temple Family YMCA: 7609 Maynardville Pike (922-9622)
Charles Warner Cansler Family YMCA: 616 Jessamine St (637-9622)
Lindsay Young Downtown YMCA: 605 W. Clinch Ave (522-9622)
Davis Family YMCA: 12133 S. Northshore Dr. (777-9622)
The YMCA’s mission is “To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.” They have accomplished this with comprehensive fitness facilities, classes and workshops, on-site childcare, summer camps, and volunteer based, community outreach programs. All branches offer yoga classes, and a variety of Tai-Chi and Pilates instruction. Some locations also offer massage therapy and chiropractic services.
11521 Kingston Pike, Farragut (671-2022)
7240 Kingston Pike (212-2322)
9430 S. Northshore Dr. (357-8663)
10752 Hardin Valley Rd. (249-7630)
The private training studio provides clients with privacy, accountability, consistency, and schedule flexibility. For those not wanting to be “in the crowds” for their work-out experience, Fitness Together provides quality private training at four locations.
Charmin’s Skin Clinic
5816 Kingston Pike (898-2814)
This clinic serves as a place for people wanting a change or an improvement in their skin without the services of a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Services include facials, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and waxing for men and women.
The Facial Room LLC
5204 Kingston Pike (549-1800)
The Facial Room is owned and operated by board certified and licensed esthetician, Maxine Conway who specializes in customized facial care utilizing extensive knowledge, superior products and the latest technology. Services include treatments for rosacea, acne, sun damage, hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, hormonal imbalanced skin, and aging skin. The Facial Room works by reservation only.
Merle Norman Cosmetics & Facial Spa
4938 North Broadway, Fountain City (687-6631)
7600 Kingston Pike, West Town Mall (693-3384)
11019 Parkside Dr. (966-1112)
140 Foothills Mall, Maryville (982-2990)
This facial spa and cosmetic retail is part of the nearly 80-year old company Merle Norman Cosmetics, Inc., which develops, manufactures and distributes its own full line of skin care and color cosmetic products. Other services include waxing, and eye lash and eyebrow tinting.
Regas Makeup and Skin Care Center
5415 Kingston Pike Ste. A (588-5775)
Regas provides expert skin care and massage services, one on one attention and customized care, in a quaint and comfortable environment. Services include massages, facials, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, Botox, Juvederm and laser treatments.
Skin Wellness Center
10215 Kingston Pike, #200 (584-8580)
Along with services that range from dermatology, skin cancer screenings, cosmetic injectables, chemical peels, and laser procedures, this center also has licensed nurse practitioners and doctors on site.
WEIGHT LOSS CENTERS
The Center for Medical Weight Loss
9430 Parkwest Blvd., Suite 320 (694-8446)
Generations ObGyn (in The Tower at Parkwest) is now proud to be East Tennessee’s home to The Center for Medical Weight Loss. The center offers comprehensive medical weight loss program options depending on your needs and goals—customized by doctors and directed by Generations ObGyn physicians. All programs are medically supervised and focus on both the physical and behavioral aspects of weight loss.
Covenant Weight Management Center
200 Fort Sanders West Blvd., Building 1 Suite 200 (531-5243)
Covenant Health’s Weight Management Center, coordinated with nurse practitioners, dieticians, and exercise physiologists, assists clients in a medically-supervised weight loss program. Other support programs are available.
Jenny Craig Weight Loss Center
9307 Kingston Pike Southwest (531-3353)
Focusing on three aspects (food, body, and mind), this nationally recognized weight loss program has no shortage of success stories or celebrity endorsements. Their plan provides meal plans, consultations, and customized programs for healthy weight loss.
Foothills Weight Loss Specialists
907 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Ste. 349 Maryville (984-3413)
This weight loss practice has been designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Foothills Weight Loss Specialists offers a range of surgical weight loss options, including gastric bypass, Realize adjustable gastric band, LAP-BAND®, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and the ROSE procedure.
8078 Kingston Pike, Suite 115 (693-8660)
11110 Kingston Pike, Suite 145, Farragut (671-7546)
The weight loss program focuses on helping clients make lifestyle changes that include a healthy diet and exercise, all supervised by certified nurse practitioners. Services include use of enhanced weight loss through Phentermine tablets which provide appetite suppression and vitamin B-12 injections for increased energy.
9208 Kingston Pike SW (690-8930)
This high profiled weight loss program offers a wide range of support groups, meal plans and recipes, and holistic lifestyle guidance for sustained weight loss.
Weigh To Go Weight Loss Center
6714 Central Avenue Pike, Suite F (219-8650)
This weight loss center provides prescription weight loss medication, nutritional counseling, a licensed medical provider to discuss treatment options for your weight loss goals, and BMI, blood pressure, weight, and waist measured each visit.
2210 sutherland ste 108 (329-8897)
Moonpointe is a focused center for eating disorders specializing in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, compulsive over-eating, emotional eating, and associated eating disorders. It’s focus is on providing support to overcome all kinds of dysfunctional relationships with food.
Aravinda Yoga & Healing Arts Center
101 Westwood Rd (357-5483)
Yoga and the healing arts come together in the Bearden neighborhood. The center is owned by Gina Baker, and classes are taught by a team of certified yoga professionals. All levels of yoga are welcome, as classes are offered to satisfy every type of yoga enthusiast.
The Glowing Body Yoga Studio
711 Irwin St. (545-4088)
The Glowing Body is home to two yoga studios, a massage therapy room, and a retail shop. With a goal of creating a yoga studio serviceable to everyone—old, young, male, female, parent, or grandparent. The Glowing Body offers all styles of yoga with teachers of all backgrounds. Services also include classes and workshops in Pilates and meditation.
Knoxville Yoga for MS
9325 Parkwest Blvd, Parkwest Hospital (406-7169)
For 25 years, Knoxville Yoga for MS has provided a supportive community geared towards those with multiple sclerosis, as well as their family and friends. Open to all, it focuses on healing through movement and Nia yoga. Partners are welcome, and the cost is a donation of $5. Classes are not limited only to M.S. patients, but those suffering other afflictions are encouraged to attend.
Knoxville Yoga Center
8705 Unicorn Dr., #C304 (694-0101)
The 20-year-old center holds a mission to teach people about yoga, the 5,000-year-old philosophical system designed to improve physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. The center offers ongoing daily yoga classes.
Maryville Yoga Center
1403 E. Broadway Ave, Maryville (556-8502)
Maryville Yoga Center offers classes and private instruction for every level of student, with an emphasis on the allignment of postures and breathing. Classes in pilates and kickboxing are offered in addition to yoga.
Mountain Yoga & Healing
1906 East Lamar Alexander Pwy., Maryville (681-1855)
Yoga practitioner Donna Marie runs this studio that offers individualized yoga instruction along with workshops.
Serene Yoga and Healing
665 Emory Valley Road, Suite A, Oak Ridge
Serene Yoga and Healing offers Svaroopa® yoga classes and meditation, as well as massage and yoga therapy. Owner Serene White is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance and a licensed massage therapist with the state of Tennessee.
Yoga for Life
12 Forest Ct. (591-3281)
Pam Bradshaw’s Yoga for Life offers group and individual yoga classes and has a specialty in teaching people with chronic illness such as cancer, heart disease, or fibromyalgia.
12 Forest Ct. (896-9349)
Along with yoga classes, retreats, and teacher training, this yoga studio offers classes and events aimed at community inclusion. Dance, drumming circles, and special seminars are also offered.