- Accomplished Wellness Franchisee Introduces Premier Massage and Facial Spa Brand to West Bay Plaza, Marking Their Fourth Ohio Location with the Brand -

Westlake, OH (September 30, 2023)Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, the nation’s leading luxury massage and facial spa franchise, announced today the opening of its newest location in Westlake. Located at 3044 Detroit Rd. Suite 122, the new Hand & Stone spa is owned and operated by David Schuck, who brings a wealth of experience and dedication to enhancing the lives of his community. This location also marks Schuck’s fourth Hand & Stone spa, which is a testament to the successful support system Hand & Stone provides to its owners, setting them up for continued growth.

Schuck, a dynamic leader with a successful background franchising in the fitness and wellness sector, aims to provide a haven where individuals can prioritize their well-being. With over 70 franchises under his belt across the wellness sector, Schuck was eager to continue expanding his portfolio with a brand that aligned with his mission and values.

Hand & Stone Westlake

Alongside Schuck is Vice President of Operations, Dare Wyrick Peed, who oversees strategic operations planning, structure, processes, and development at the Westlake location, as well as their three other locations across Ohio. "After two years of being a Hand & Stone member, I was ready to take on this venture with Schuck as the brand's commitment to improving lives through health and wellness resonated deeply with me," says Peed. "I am excited to bring Hand & Stone’s Lifestyle Program to another local community. This is one of my favorite parts of the business model because it transforms massages and facials from luxuries into essential health services accessible to everyone."

The newest Hand & Stone in Westlake brings high-quality professional massage services, including Swedish, Himalayan Salt, Sports, Deep Tissue, Oncology and Prenatal massages to the Westlake community. Guests can also visit the new Westlake spa to enjoy Hand & Stone’s signature hot stone massage and best-in-class facial treatments tailored to each individual's needs or skin concerns, with a wide-range of services available for women, men and teens.

All Hand & Stone services are performed by experienced licensed estheticians and massage therapists. The brand’s commitment to guest experience has translated to an unparalleled level of expertise at each location, supported by best-in-class training and ongoing education resources. At Hand & Stone Westlake, members will have access to a team of wellness experts who specialize in providing exceptional skincare and massage treatments, ensuring a tranquil, relaxing and comfortable environment.

Like all Hand & Stone spas nationwide, the new Westlake location offers advanced skincare and spa services that incorporate new technologies at the forefront of the wellness market to enhance each guest’s overall experience. These advanced services include Decompression Therapy massage, Diamond Glow facial, NuFACE microcurrent facial, Percussive Therapy massage and LED Phototherapy facial, as well as innovations such as CBD oil enhancements and partnerships with award-winning skincare lines Dermalogica® and ClarityRX (CBD offerings vary by market).

Westlake Hand & Stone spa is open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information about Hand & Stone’s massage and facial services or to schedule an appointment, call 216-350-9992 or visit https://handandstone.com/locations/oh-westlake.

With nearly 600-unit spas across 35 states and Canada, Hand & Stone is the massage and facial industry leader and fastest growing spa franchise concept. For more information about franchise opportunities, visit www.handandstonefranchise.com.


Hand & Stone is a nearly 600-unit massage and facial spa franchise with a mission to bring affordable, luxury spa services to all. Launched in 2004, Hand & Stone now has locations across 36 states and Canada. Each spa features best-in-class skincare treatments highlighting the latest in cosmetic technology. Available for women, men and teens, a wide range of services are tailored to each individual's needs or skin concerns. Hand & Stone facial treatments are performed by licensed estheticians, using top-of-the-line products backed by science including Dermalogica and ClarityRx Clinical Skin Care. The fastest-growing spa franchise in the country, Hand & Stone has been named No. 1 in the spa category by Entrepreneur Magazine in 2023, 2021 and 2020 and was ranked No. 8 on Forbes' Best Franchises to Buy list in the high investment category. For more information, visit www.handandstonefranchise.com.