ELIZABETHTOWN A local businesswoman is encouraging people to Paws & Relax as the new year arrives. Charmain Fenoff, proprietor of Charms Hands, offers spa treatments, pedicures and manicures, massage and waxing. She said her true love was performing massage. With massage, everyone should be doing it. Its a huge preventative and maintenance measure, said Fenoff. She offers 30, 60 and 90 minute sessions, along with stone therapy. Massage, she explained, is relaxing. Its appropriate for anyone, from childhood into their nineties. She caters to both male and female clientele. Anything you can do to reduce stress is going to help your immune system, said Fenoff. Along with working in her shop, Fenoff offers home sessions, and also will work group sessions and parties. For those considering losing weight as a new years resolution, Fenoff said a Chubby Checkers Weight Loss Support Group, which meets on Wednesdays. Members of the group place $12 into a pool, and the person who has the most weight-loss for the week receives a prize purchased with the pool. Fenoff said the weight-loss group provided support, and offers a chance to chat about recipes, strategies and exercise. Even if you change your whole lifestyle, its easy to cheat and go crazy (during the holidays, said Fenoff. Having a support network helps people meet their goals. Fenoff recently added tanning to services. Along with tanning beds, she offers spray-tans. Fenoff has been operating in the Elizabethtown area since 2001. She is a New York State licensed massage therapist and cosmetologist. Charms Hands is located at 8 Williams Street. For more information or to arrange an appointment, call 873-3270.