Arvada

Trading corporate life for wellness

Colorado business executive opens spa in Arvada

Crystal Anderson
Posted 1/8/14

David Ivener enjoyed working in the corporate world for 25 years, but always dreamed of owning a business of his own.

And in 2013, he made that dream a reality.

Moving away from corporations …

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Arvada

Trading corporate life for wellness

Colorado business executive opens spa in Arvada

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David Ivener enjoyed working in the corporate world for 25 years, but always dreamed of owning a business of his own.

And in 2013, he made that dream a reality.

Moving away from corporations and jumping into the health and wellness industry, Ivener opened the Arvada Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa, 7705 Wadsworth Blvd. in December 2013.

“I always had a desire in my life with owning my own business,” Ivener said. “We ended up in Arvada because it has great demographics and a great, established community.”

The spa, which encompasses 3,000 square feet, has 10 massage and facial rooms, offers guests seven types of massages, 13 types of facials among other services. With massages, facials, aromatherapy, scalp and face massages, and other therapeutic treatments, Hand and Stone provides an environment to help alleviate stress, pain and exhaustion within the body.

A few weeks into the start of the Arvada business, Ivener already has his sights on a second location, and hopes to open a location in Longmont late this year.

“I thought this was an extremely well-run organization and had a lot of passion,” Ivener said. “The support from corporate and the health and wellness aspect really intrigued me.”

Starting at $49.95 for a one-hour massage or facial, the spa offers customers basic introductory packages, drop-in and membership rates and benefits.

“I like the community and really want to have a strong presence here,” he said. “With companies like Hand and Stone, people are able to come in and have that spa experience at an affordable price.”

The Arvada Hand and Spa Massage and Facial Spa is open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

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