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 The GSS Experience 

Imagine sipping teas from around the world in a Springtime patio garden, listening to soft music, gentle fountains, and then entering a forest glen at dusk with a cozy fireplace, twinkling fireflies, and glowing salt rocks to have your natural facial treatment performed by candlelight.

No synthetics. No machines. Just simple, effective & proven methods for beautiful skin. Ease tension with timeless techniques practiced for centuries.

The freshest skin care made from naturally sourced materials by skilled local artisans. Depart feeling incredibly relaxed with healthy, glowing skin.

Welcome to the Genesis Studio Spa.

Where we work with Nature for long-lasting beauty.


The waiting area is designed as a patio tea garden in the setting of Springtime prairie flowers native to Iowa.


Enjoy a taste of Iowa with a warm cup of coffee from the Amana Coffe & Tea Co. Choose from their house blend in regular or decaf as well as a flavored regular & decaf. Top with cream from Hanson's Dairy.

Teas from as far as the Himalayas to the South African plains, India, and beyond are yours to enjoy complimentary as our guests.

Seasonal favorites include ice teas, hot cider, and our wintertime Hot Cocoa Bar.

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Rich autumn tones of burnished gold, rust, crimson, and olive amid falling and blowing leaves of maple and oak. Feel like royalty as you comfortably lay down on comfortable linens for your sugaring services.

From facial touch-ups to full Brazilians, leave your hair removal worries behind as one of the most highly-recommended sugaring experts in the area tends to your personal hair removal needs.


The highlight of our studio spa!

Imagine entering a forest clearing where a warm, cozy fireplace, glowing salt rocks, and candlelight awaits. In the background are twinkling fireflies and small butterflies that seem to dance among the indigenous species of pines, mosses, cattails, and more. Sink into  premium memory foam, close your eyes and drift away as your Facial Artisan works to soothe tension and gently revitalize your skin.

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Premium NATURAL SKIN CARE & GIFTS from Local Artisans

We purchase quality skin care that is good for you and the environment from local vendors as well as prominent natural skin care lines that support fair-trade and certified as organic, non-GMO, marine-reef certified, and/or rain forest alliance.

From candles to sage bundles, body lotions & oils, head-to-toe skin care, ear candles, bulk herbs, salts and minerals, loose teas from around the world, and so much more!

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