In the Nick of Time
By Rick Mundy
Overcoming personal trials, Ashley Ivey brings her elite mobile spa to the area.
What if you could enjoy the benefits of a full-service spa for your wedding party where the spa comes to you? Everything from makeup, nail and hair care to facials, massages, waxing and more? With in the Nick Of Time Elite Mobile Spa, you and your friends will be pampered in the comfort of your own home. It is the creation of proprietor Ashley Ivey, and came into being, in part, because of her own life story.
Growing up, Ashley threw herself into her daily routine: school, church activities, and at fourteen, working in the family business. Then just months from graduating and preparing to attend the University of Miami, Ashley felt her toes start tingling and then go numb. Over the next days, she couldn’t control her movements and would walk into walls. Only 18, Ashley was diagnosed with a severe form of multiple sclerosis. She never returned to school that year.
In the Nick of Time was featured on News Channel 8 Women’s Business Report December 20th, 2015.
Ashley speaks about why she started In the Nick of Time, describing her passion and purpose for the company.
Turned my MS into a business plan
WOMAN WITH DEBILITATING DISEASE NOW OFFERS BEAUTY SERVICES FOR OTHERS IN NEED
Ashley Ivey, whose parents have long owned a home health care company, has done health coaching for years-many times, for herself. Diagnosed with debilitating multiple sclerosis at age 18, the one thing that lifted her spirits was a home manicure and pedicure after one of her worst treatments. Now Ashley, now trained in physical therapy, built a business around doing that for others.
How did you get diagnosed with MS?
I was on the road going to physical therapy school. We signed the papers, tuition. I get back, but three left toes were tingling. Then it happened on my right side and my waist got numb. Then I had problems seeing…
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NoVA’s first elite mobile spa has arrived. In the Nick of Time was created by Ashley Ivey after she experienced the healing benefits of a simple mani/pedi during her fight with multiple sclerosis at a young age. The mobile spa offers services ranging from facials, nails, massages, hair styling and waxing. Ivey will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 18 at 11 a.m at the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce.
In the Nick of Time: The Elite Mobile Spa ribbon-cutting ceremony and
first live demo April 18, 11 a.m. at The Tower Club next to Tyson’s Corner Mall in McLean, VA
Fairfax, Virginia – April 1, 2015 — Are you a busy, career woman with no time for traditional salon appointments and wish you could have a spa experience in the comfort of your own home? In the Nick of Time: The Elite Mobile Spa is the convenient, luxurious solution.
Article Written by Nora Neal-Dagget Edited & Distributed by Robert Deigh
Northern VA Woman Turns Bout with Multiple Sclerosis Into New Mobile Spa Business “In the Nick of Time” to Bring Salon Luxury to Homes
Ribbon-cutting ceremony and first live demo April 18, 11 a.m. at The Tower Club next to Tyson’s Corner Mall in McLean, VA Fairfax, Virginia – April 1, 2015 — Are you a busy, career woman with no time for traditional salon appointments and wish you could have a spa experience in the comfort of your own home? In the Nick of Time: The Elite Mobile Spa is the convenient, luxurious solution.
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