Melissa and Brian Long, of Asheville’s Wake Foot Sanctuary, are expanding their unique day spa vision to the franchise milieu.
The words “foot” and “sanctuary” might seem to be unlikely pairings. But we are talking Asheville, where “unlikely pairings” is more than a mental exercise—it has become an imprimatur.
So: Wake Foot Sanctuary, formed by Melissa and Brian Long in late 2011, with the sole—pun intended—purpose of giving customers a foot-soaking/pampering experience that would live up to their own high standards of inducing comfort and reducing stress. Located in the historic Grove Arcade, the spa opened its doors in May of 2013.
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