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177-08 Liberty Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11433
Phone: (718) 297-7000
Fax: (718) 297-7003
Salons de beauté et Spas
Specializing in alternative healing methods, Qi Wellness Center offers acupuncture treatments, Tai Chi and meditation classes and deep tissue Tui-na massages. Founded by Vicki Skinner, a licensed acupuncturist and graduate of the Traditional Chinese Medicine College of New York, the center focuses on treating patients without the use of chemicals or prescribed drugs. The center also offers assistance in quitting smoking with specialized sessions.
Five stories of indulgence await you at Spa Castle, New York's version of paradise. This is a spa that has taken the very best aspects of Asian and European methods of relaxation and put them all together in one mammoth 100,000 square foot (9290.304 square meter) facility. No two floors are the same, except for the fact that they all present you with the opportunity for total and complete relaxation. The lobby is the only floor that has different spaces for women and men and boasts of four mineral pools. The first floor has seven unique sauna rooms, while the mezzanine level is a relaxation lounge where you can sit back and watch TV while you get arm and foot massages. At the Bade pools on the second floor, the benefits of hot water are combined with those of acupressure, giving you a wonderfully relaxing experience. The third and final floor features a state of the art fitness center where you can spend a few hours getting into perfect shape. The food court and bar and grill round off this refreshing getaway, which with its kid-friendly facilities, is perfect for the family too.
Offering the chance to keep in shape or just paddle around seven days a week throughout the year, the Echo Park Indoor Pool Complex is a valuable resource for locals, and visitors may purchase a day-pass to get their swimming in. The diving tank, saunas and weight rooms for men and women, lockers, and snack bar are the backdrop to regularly scheduled swimming (or other exercise) classes. Other cultural activities are also hosted here; see website for details.
One of the many SHOPS at the Loom, Tomahawk is a small, yet hugely popular, salon. This unisex salon is where people from the area come for affordable cuts and colors that look great, too. Clipper cuts from junior stylists start at USD27, while those by senior stylists cost USD35. Many nail services, including nail art are on offer. The salon does not accept credit cards, and appointments are recommended, though not mandatory.
This sports complex offers a variety of facilities for both entertainment and practice. They offer a gym with an abundance of weight and cardio machines, treadmills, and some fitness classes as well. You can get all this for a low membership fee, though the maintenance and quality come accordingly with the cheap price. The star here, however, is the batting cages. Call to reserve a one-hour session at a great price that you can split between yourself and a couple friends. Take a dive in the pool for a cool workout. There's also a party room and snack bar. Call +1 800 368 0951 for more details.
A holistic, inclusive approach to healing is what you will find at the Greenhouse Holistic Spa. Best known for fabulous massages, this spa customizes these treatments to meet every individual's requirements. The signature massage is an amalgamation of hot stone and deep tissue, a truly invigorating experience. Expectant and new mothers find relief with the pre-and-post natal massages, which are designed to alleviate lower back, neck and shoulder pain, as well as tiredness and sciatica. The sports massage is the perfect remedy for those who push their bodies too hard. Reflexology is offered on request. Greenhouse is also well known for its yoga classes.
Located in a trendy Brooklyn neighborhood which is replete with internationally reputed art centers and galleries, Tattoo Culture holds its own and attracts a swish set of celebrity clientele. The parlor has a welcoming ambiance where artists Gene Coffey and Gus will bring to life anything you choose to sketch upon your skin. They also provide some useful tips on the after-care involved which is crucial to avoid infections and bring out the intensity of the tattoo. Tattoo Culture sometimes offers its space for artists to showcase their works.
Combining the spiritual and health benefits of yoga with the fun of dancing, the Shambhala Yoga & Dance Center is a refreshing change of pace. The intimate studio in Brooklyn primarily offers a host of programs in Vinyasa yoga ranging from the absolute basics to advanced. There are even a few courses for kids. As far as dance is concerned, there are classes ranging from African dance and Cuban salsa to belly dancing. While the health benefits of dance are undeniable, what makes it a popular workout choice is the innate fun factor that is rarely possible is some of the traditional health regimes. Apart from these, the center also offer programs in meditation, massages, Reiki and much more for all-round wellness.
Maybe the fact that it is housed in a refurbished chocolate factory is what inspired the popular chocolate massage. But whether or not that was the case, the fact remains that Body by Brooklyn offers some truly delectable treatments, guaranteed to rejuvenate even the most stressed-out of people. You can luxuriate in one of their ten rooms, enjoying various massages and body treatments. You can also enjoy the invigorating experience of lazing around in the Wet Lounge, with its Swedish and Russian saunas, Hammam, cold plunge pool and hot tub. If you want to do all this in the utmost privacy, you can opt for the VIP suite, which you can book at a starting price of USD250. Complete the day with a signature cocktail from the lounge.
A phenomenal facility built on the former site of an asphalt storage area, the 74,000 square feet facility is now home to a myriad of health and fitness offerings including swimming, sports and a large variety of classes and equipment. Patrons can try their hand at Tai chi, Yoga, swimming classes, aerobics and a number of other activities geared for all age levels and abilities. Facilities include indoor and outdoor tracks, a sauna, a steam bath, and basketball courts. Prices vary. Call for information.
With yoga becoming a world-wide trend, it was only a matter of time before a version of it came to Battery Park City as well. Offering hour-long classes on either the roof deck or inside the studio, Yo Yoga's sessions are always on a first-come-first-serve basis, for which a strict policy pertaining to tardiness is enforced. With its 12 learned instructors, this establishment brings the rare combination of fun & affordability to Manhattan.
Frequently counted as one of the top yoga studios in the city, Earth Yoga is a proponent of hot yoga, a technique in which yoga is practiced in a heated room to ensure better flexibility and thus an improved session. The spacious studio in the Upper East Side is a classy space that uses lighting and natural elements for a calming effect. Vinyasa yoga is the primary form of yoga in practice here though the studio regularly offers sessions of the more rigorous Ashtanga yoga as well. Each of the helpful instructors in the studio count among some of the best in the city and guarantee a satisfying session.