247 49th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Phone: (718) 748-6400
Fax: (718) 748-6401
Beauty & Spas
At Argana Day Spa, you have the chance to rejuvenate yourself the traditional Moroccan way: by spending some time in the Hammam. While you enjoy your personal steam session, the therapist cleanses your body with organic soap, followed by exfoliation and the application of a traditional Rhassoul mud mask. There are many massages for individuals as well as couples, that are meant for complete de-stressing. The many facials available detoxify and exfoliate your skin, leaving it looking radiant. For a thoroughly relaxing day, book your appointment at this day spa.
At Gena Deva Hair, it is all about giving you a gorgeous look while caring for your hair. On offer are services like haircuts, highlights, hair coloring, extensions and styling. What makes Gena Deva Hair stand out from its counterparts is that only organic products are used, so you do not have to worry about chemical reactions. Scalp massages and even facials are provided here, these help rejuvenate your skin. Though walk-ins are accepted here, scheduling an appointment if highly recommended.
Offering an all-round program of health classes and programs, this studio in Park Slope has been a mainstay in the area for its no-nonsense approach to yoga. Among the many courses offered at the center are traditional Hatha and Vinayasa styles, pre-natal yoga as well as sessions for parents and babies. While yoga remains the central activity here, the studio also offers and excellent program of pilates and zumba. There is a regular roster of events ranging from workshops to educational sessions on health at the center. With expert instructors to ensure an enjoyable session, Park Slope Yoga is an excellent avenue for the health-conscious to work out in Brooklyn.
If you walk past Choi's Art Nails(which it is really easy to do), you will be truly sorry. What you will have missed out on is not only great nail services at wonderfully reasonable rates, but also some relaxing massages. Sit back in the comfortable chairs and let the staff spoil you rotten. Regular patrons are eligible for added benefits; for every eight visits, you get some services free!
Built in 1928 by Paramount Studios, this movie theater seated 4,124 but was closed in 1962. Now it serves as a gymnasium for the Long Island University. The building has lost some of the original look but still contains the original Wurlitzer organ. Several concerts are held here every year and feature prominent organists brought together by the Theater Organ Society of New York, which maintains the Wurlitzer. Originally called the Brooklyn Paramount Theater, it was owes its present name to the benefactors who funded its refurbishment. It serves largely as the home for the basketball teams of the University.
The Heights Salon of Brooklyn is passionate about making their clients look their best. They strive to create an environment that is relaxed and serene during your visit. The Heights Salon offers single process color, partial or full highlights, hair extensions and other beauty services. Their precision haircuts are always customized based on your personality and style. The staff at The Heights Salon also educates each client step by step on how to take care of their hair in between haircuts, color, Brazilian Keratin or Japanese Hair Straightening treatments. Bridal packages are also available from updos to make-up and nails.
Aviator Sports & Recreation is one place that will cause a sport personnel's heart to leap with joy. This huge 25 acre indoor and out door complex is located within the Floyd Bennett Field on 5 Hangar. The facility houses 2 large ice-rinks, hardwood basketball courts, gymnasium, outdoor turf fields for soccer and football. The center also conducts classes to train serious athletes, but it's also perfect for kids. The Aviator Sports & Recreation is also available for various sports events and otherwise.
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.
While there are a growing number of these clubs in the city, this New York Health & Racquet Club branch offers an especially strong list of programs and services. Racquetball and squash are the standard fare, but numerous other classes are also available. Cardiovascular and strength training, personal training of all types and nutritional instruction are popular offerings. The latest equipment and air-conditioned courts and rooms make it a pleasure to get healthy. Fees vary based on programs.
Ever had the urge to follow in a famous boxer's footsteps? Or maybe you just wanted to hit the punching bag a little bit and learn how to spar. Either way, this well-known gym offers boxing, kick boxing and other classes. More than 60 professional trainers are available to walk you through the techniques of self-defense. Trainers charge on per hour basis. Reduced weekly and monthly rates are also available. Appointments are necessary.
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.
Relax and let your cares drift away at the Acacia Spa. This spa is known for pampering their clients and have a wide range of treatments, including Swedish massages and hot stone massages.The spa also provides skin treatments and waxing services.