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Best of Utah 2017

Our annual celebration of the Best our state has to offer is here!

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Best Gym
Fit to Recover

FTR is not your typical bro-lift-things-up-and-put-them-down gym. It's more of a support group for those in recovery that offers fitness classes. Actually, there are four areas the gym advocates: fitness, creative arts, nutrition and community service, and FTR offers involvement in each of them, all while providing an environment of self-care and encouragement. (Sarah Arnoff)
798 W. 1390 South, 801-410-8988,
2nd place: The Front Climbing Club
3rd place: Age Performance

Best Alternative Medicine
Align Utah

The philosophy here is pretty simple: "We believe you were born to be healthy." Makes sense. For some, their everyday existence is aches, pains and lethargy. But, turns out, that's not how your body is supposed to be, and Align Utah aims to help patients find a way to wellness through nutrition, detox, chiropractic work and functional medicine. Feeling better and healthy isn't out of reach. (SA)
1860 S. 300 West, Building E, Ste. B, 801-467-2851,
2. Cameron Wellness Center
3. Flow Acupuncture & Apothecary

Best Chiropractor
The Joint

Sitting is killing us. Some studies even say that sitting all day is worse for your health than smoking. And posture? There isn't an office worker around who hasn't been burdened with back pain, neck tension or other chair-related spine issues. Lucky for us desk dwellers, there's The Joint, where we can pop in at any time for an adjustment. With package options and no appointments necessary, your back will feel better in no time. (SA)
Multiple locations,
2. Align Utah
3. Aspen Falls Spinal Care Center


Best Dentist
Dr. Jason Lewis, DDS

Many people are filled with dread at the thought of going to the dentist, but shake off those worries because they are unfounded at the office of Dr. Jason Lewis. First off, the "office" is more like walking into someone's comfortably furnished home. Whether you're going in for a routine cleaning or needing some more serious dental work, it's apparent why Dr. Lewis is called a "smile artist." (SA)
11447 S. 700 East, Draper, 801-572-5154,
2. Dr. Joshua Holt, DDS
3. Dr. William Sergakis, DDS

Best Family Practice
Foothill Family Clinic

Whether it's your first yearly checkup or your 80th, Foothill Family Clinic is there to provide quality medical care for every walk of life. Since 1976, each of the clinic's physicians has been committed to their patients well-being. It certainly shows, especially since the clinic has expanded to three office locations. (SA)
Multiple locations,
2. Granger Medical
3. Highland Family Practice

Best Fitness Classes
The Bar Method

Working every section of your body—upper, lower and core—barre workouts at The Bar Method are about balance and strength more than sweat. Don't fret—your heart rate will spike but the precise exercises are followed with stretching to burn calories and help you achieve a dancer-like body. The unique class offerings have something for everyone, no matter their fitness goals. (SA)
1057 E. 2100 South, 801-485-4227,
2. SLC Strength and Conditioning
3. Salt Lake Elevated

Best Massage Therapy
The Kura Door

You can get your basic massage care at The Kura Door, but with nine massage offerings, including Japanese stone and lymphatic, plus skin care, pedicures and manicures, you might as well go all out. The ultimate relaxation day must include a traditional Japanese ofuro bath with custom herb-infused water. (SA)
1136 Third Ave., 801-364-2400,
2. Sego Lily Spa
3. Healing Mountain Massage


Best Psychic
Margaret Ruth

Margaret Ruth's insight and advice has been lauded by clients and media alike. She's been featured everywhere from local publications to the Huffington Post. Not only can you receive a personal reading, but you can learn from Ruth as well. She teaches tarot, palmistry and psychic experiential classes at the University of Utah. Hat's off for winning (though she probably saw it coming). (SA)
2. Cheryl Merz
3. Ross Gigliotti

Best Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Steven Warnock

Plastic surgery can have a stigma attached to it, but Dr. Steven Warnock's office cultivates a judgement-free environment to help you with whatever body struggles might be bothering you. Whether it's purely cosmetic or reconstructive and health-minded, he aims his patients' goals for "realistic expectations of improvement—not outright perfection." (SA)
11762 S. State, Ste. 220, Draper, 801-571-2020,
2. Dr. Renato Saltz
3. Dr. Angela Keen

Best Physical Therapy
The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

Heads, shoulders, knees and toes—and backs, necks, hips, wrists, hands and elbows. That's what TOSH is for: helping you solve your aches, pains and injuries to some of your body's most vulnerable areas. For 20 years, they've been some of the best in the country at getting you to bounce back. (SA)
5848 S. Fashion Blvd., Ste. 120, Murray, 801-314-4100,
2. University of Utah Orthopedic Center
3. Mountain Land Physical Therapy

Best Pilates Studio
9th & 9th Pilates

Whatever your ideal, 9th & 9th Pilates was there to help achieve your goals using the safe and effective Stott Pilates method. They also offered fitness options beyond Pilates including barre, yoga, circuit training and velo among their 22-class line-up. (SA)
854 E. 900 South, 801-410-4180,
2. Awaken Studios
3. The Point Pilates


Best Yoga Studio
Salt Lake Power Yoga

Get ready to perspire, stretch to your limits and put your mental and physical determination in a whole new place—all with amazing Wasatch Mountain views. With an introductory month of classes priced at just $39, it's easy to see why these yogis keep climbing to the top of this list. (SA)
250 E. 300 South, Ste. 200, 801-468-9642,
2. Centered City Yoga
3. Core Power Yoga

Best Urgent Care
Intermountain Health Care

Remember that time you attempted to build a backyard skate park? Or when you decided to teach yourself how to rewire the house? Or when you found out you were allergic to wasps? Yeah, IHC was there for you. And they'll still be there when the next great idea strikes. (SA)
2. University of Utah Hospital
3. InstaCare