Free Wellness Week Events in the EAST
- Published: Saturday, March 5th 2011
- in Travel & Play
During Wellness Week™, March 21-27, businesses around the country are offering FREE and DISCOUNTED events to share with their communities! SpaFinder is thrilled to be a part of this national campaign towards wellness. We invite you to review the local offerings (being updated regularly as new and exciting events are added), and take advantage of the incredible classes, workshops, treatments and seminars available to you during Wellness Week™ through our partners. We’ve broken it down – East, West, Midwest, South – to make it easy for you.
Here are the Wellness Week™ Events in the EAST
Avon, CT: Apple Rehab Sport & Spa: How Your Diet Can Affect Your Skin- March 24, 12 p.m. It is a panel discussion with our registered dietician and our nurse aesthetician. Our owner/founder Lisa Wilson-Foley will lead the discussion. The general public is invited. 51 E. Main Street.
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New Canaan, CT: Aetheria Relaxation Spa: Open House Event for Wellness- March 24, 5:30 p.m. We cordially invite you to join us for a casual open house wellness gathering on Thursday, March 24 beginning at 5:30 to inspire you to take steps toward a healthier and happier lifestyle. Meet and greet your neighbors while learning about healthy, natural skin care techniques, acupuncture treatments for wellness, and enjoy additional mini-spa treatments for an enjoyable girls (and boys) night out! 121 Cherry Street
Bowie, MD: European Beaute Concepts: Lifestyle Weight Loss- March 25, 7 p.m. Dr Scott Lastrepes will speak on the importance of a healthy BMI, how to achieve it, and how to maintain it with healthy lifestyle tips on stress reduction. 10204 Lake Arbor Way
Columbia, MD: Wellness Evolution: Body Transformation Boot Camp Workout and Seminar- March 22, 6:15 p.m. Struggling with that midsection spare tire? Want to improve your bone density? This boot camp is specially designed to combat the changes experienced with life for women age 35 – 55. Realize hormonal changes effect your entire body! The 30 minute workout will give you something new and different. Learn the specifics of your body and nutritional suggestions at the post workout seminar. 8640 Guilford Rd, Suite 208
Olney, MD: Serenity Zone Medical Spa: The Truth About Aging- March 24, 5 p.m. A cosmetic seminar designed to educate and enlighten you about anti-aging regimes through the use of Lasers, Wrinkle Filler Injectables, Medical Grade Skin Care and topical products and treatments. This open forum will cover topics ranging from Botox to Laser Skin Rejuvenation! The spa’s Ask the Doctor session will begin at 6 p.m.! Join the spa for live demonstrations, free spa goodies, refreshments, and fun! 3225 Spartan Rd.
Potomac, MD: Potomac Pilates: Pilates for The Cure- March 25, 7 p.m. Join Potomac Pilates as we workout to spread awareness and generate support for Breast Cancer Research. Two free Pilates classes and one free Indoor Cycle class. A $30 donation is recommended to participate. Please sign-up with Potomac Pilates. Space is limited. 10800 Potomac Tennis Ln.
Silver Spring, MD: MsWorkout Boot Camps: Summer Body Fitness Boot Camp- March 21, 5:15 a.m. Want to look great in a bathing suit this summer? Check out our weight loss and fitness boot camp. 8113 Fenton St
Plymouth, MA: Atwood Wellness Spa at Powerhouse Gym: Spa Open House- March 22, 5 p.m. Come join us for a great information session and open house. Tour our facilities, get a feel for our services, and listen to guest speaker Barbara Scott from Falmouth, who is 88 years old, discuss longevity, wellness, and spirituality. There will be refreshments and raffles for prizes every 30 minutes. 7 Herring Pond Rd
Plymouth, MA: Atwood Wellness Spa at Powerhouse Gym: Native American Healing- March 26, 10 a.m. Ron “Searching Hawk” Oberry, a Certified Spiritualist Medium and Healer of the Sault St. Marie Chippewa Tribe will be teaching a complimentary class on Native American self healing and self hypnosis at our spa. Ron is a nationally known teacher who is available for private healings, private medium consultations, and telephone readings. This class will be from 10-11:30am. Please RSVP to reserve your spot and receive more information – 508-833-1400. 7 Herring Pond Rd
Westford, MA: Take Ten Relaxation Studio: Free Day of Yoga- March 27, 9:30 a.m. Four free Yoga classes offered on Sunday, March 27 at: 9:30-10:45, 1:00-2:15, 4:00-5:15, 5:45-7:00. Each class size is limited to 15 participants so please register online at: www.taketenrelaxation.com. 66 Littleton Rd.
Clifton, NJ: Chiropractic Wellness Center of Clifton: Free Chiropractic Screening for Kids- March 23, 9 a.m. The wellness center will be offering a free chiropractic screening for kids 0-17 yrs old, between 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Please call ahead to schedule a time that would best work for you. 1425 Broad Street.
Englewood, NJ: Tambourine Skin Care: Out with the old! Product Trade In Event- March 26, 10 a.m. Tired of working for products that dont work for you? Visit us for a complimentary consultation where we can reccommend products and a regimen to suit your skin needs and lifestyle. Trade in any of your old products and receive 20% off new ones at Tambourine Skin Care. Saturday March 26 10-6p.m. 126 Engle Street
Highland Park, NJ: Eden Organix, Eco-Conscious Boutique & Spa: Wine Down Wednesday- March 23, 5:30 p.m. Wine, cheese, and light refreshments will be served! Complimentary mini spa facials & spa party massages available by appointment only. Receive 10% off services booked and retail purchased during the event. RSVP required. Check out the new Spring Collection from Jane Iredale Skincare Makeup! New products from Pangea Organics, Luzern Labs Organic Cosmeceuticals and Malie Organics. 215 Raritan Avenue
Parsippany, NJ: goPerformance & Fitness: Before & After Workout Nutrition with a Functional Training Workout- March 26, 10 a.m. Join us for a 30 minute lecture on pre and post workout nutrition. Following the lecture, we’ll do a group functional training class. Experience this unique style of training with the motivation of others, fighting through a non-stop action packed work out that is sure to make the most out of every minute. You will learn and experience a variety of non-traditional exercises sure to challenge and keep you guessing. It’s the most beneficially work out for maximizing your time! Your core strength, balance, endurance, power, and flexibility will improve while the by-product of these workouts will sculpt your body like no other! This workout will be scaled to your ability and strength levels. Please call us to schedule your spot at 973-227-3459. 176 Route 46 West, Suite 2
Red Bank, NJ: The Power Center: “49 Day” Seminar- March 23, 6:30 p.m. John Nies will introduce his trademarked 7 week life transformation program, “49 Days”. John will share methods that are guaranteed to change your life! Get ready to learn how you can embark on a personal journey that can enhance your wellness, shed excess weight, combat anxiety and stress, and prevent disease. 24 West Front Street
Ridgewood, NJ: Namaste Organic Spa: Support our Free Oncology Treatments- March 26, 2 p.m. We are offering free 15-minute neck and/or hand massages, from 2pm til 6pm. Free tastings of Monavie Acai juice blends and with the tasting of Monavie you are automatically entered into our raffle. Otherwise tickets are one dollar, and all proceeds go towards our Oncology department. The raffle prizes consist of various Monavie products including bottles of their juice blends and namaste gift certificates. Also for the entire day, any profit made by Namaste from any of our products will go towards our Oncology department. Help us maintain a free haven for those battling cancer. 30 Franklin Ave
Wall, NJ: Body N Balance LLC: 10-Minute Massage Table Tune-Up- March 21-25, 8:30 a.m. Enjoy a relaxing yet exhilerating start to your day with a 10-minute gentle muscle-moving, stress-reducing massage work-over. Reservations are required – 732-966-6704. 1985 Route 34, Suite A2.
Wall, NJ: Body N Balance LLC: Adult Instruction for Infant Massage- March 21-25, 9:30 a.m. Learn the preliminary steps to helping your baby relax and enjoy secure touch and bonding with parent or caregiver. All 5 sessions are recommended. Reservations are required – 732-966-6704. 1985 Route 34, Suite A2.
Wall, NJ: Body N Balance LLC: Intro to Reiki in a Halotherapy Room (Salt Room)- March 22, 10:30 a.m. and March 24, 7 p.m. Participants will be introduced to what Reiki is and how it works, while enjoying the benefits of Halotherapy. Reservations are required – 732-966-6704. 1985 Route 34, Suite A2.
Woodbridge, NJ: Vito Mazza Salon & Day Spa: VM Open House- March 23, 9 a.m. From 9am-5pm clients can come in and receive a FREE Moroccan Oil Hair Masque, complimentary exfoliating hand treatments, complimentary scalp analysis and complimentary make-up enhancers. Tour our newly renovated salon & spa, meet our team, and be inspired. 114 Main Street
Astoria, NY: Creative Vibrations Yoga Studio and Ayurvedic Spa: Spring Rejuvenation with Ayurveda and Panchakarma- March 25, 7 p.m. Panchakarma is a seasonal body detoxification therapy, recommended to healthy people for maintenance of their well-being, as well as therapy for people with more serious health conditions. PanchaKarma can reverse disease process and reestablish the balance of body and mind by effectively eliminating the accumulated toxins and impurities from the body. This free lecture will cover the principles of Ayurveda, the three doshas, disease formation according to Ayurveda , and Ayurvedic detoxification therapies to purify and cleanse our body on a cellular level. Ayurvedic dietary and lifetyle modifications and natural treatments to restore health and wellbeing will be discussed during this lecture. This free lecture is an introduction to the 7-Day Spring Ayurvedic Cleanse with Panchakarma, which will be offered at Creative Vibrations from April 11-17. 22-55 31st Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200.
Brooklyn, NY: Hibiscus Health & Wellness Center: Cleanse and Recharge for Radiant Health with Hibiscus Spring “Detox” Program- March 19, 7 p.m. Hibiscus Day Spa is promoting a “Cleanse and Recharge 7-Day Detox Program”. This “7-Day Detox” will occur during SpaFinder Wellness Week™, and the center will be educating its clients about detoxing safely. A Detox workshop will be conducted. 556 Halsey Street.
Brooklyn, NY: Natural Balance Massage & Wellness Center: The Many Health Benefits of Hypnosis and Biofeedback- March 24, 7 p.m. Join Natural Balance for an evening of wine, cheese, and conversation, to explore the many benefits of hypnosis and biofeedback, with the center’s certified hypnotherapist, David Yaden. A lively, relaxed Q&A with David will provide you with facts, lore, and practical application of these time-tested, natural options for healing and how it can work for you. David will be available afterward to help answer any additional questions you may have for him. BONUS: Guests who book a future appointment for hypnosis or biofeedback at the event, will receive a $10 credit voucher towards that first appointment.Limited seating is available for this free event. Sign up now to secure your spot! Call 718.336.8400 to register. 3013 Quentin Road.
Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Strength: Skincare and Fitness Event- March 25 and 26, 8:00 a.m. Free Organic Skin Care Demonstrations happening throughout the day from ‘if you can’t eat it don’t put it on your skin’ Dr. Alkaitis Co. Free Family Portrait with 50$ purchase of Fitness consultation and Portrait sitting. Consultations can be in either Pilates, Personal Training, Hybrid: a half hour of Pilates and a half hour of Personal Training or Family Fitness: a private workout created by one of our talented instructors to creatively and effectively engage the entire family (including kids of all ages) in a fun and stimulating fitness session. Organic Active wear, Biodegradable Yoga Mats and chemical free yet glamorous makeup all available in our handpicked retail section! Please call to sign up for your sessions in advance – 347-384-2011. 14 Columbia Place
Brooklyn, NY: Bikram Yoga Bay Ridge: Open House at Bikram Yoga Bay Ridge- March 27, 1 p.m. Curious about Bikram Yoga? Come see what it’s all about! See the studio, get your questions answered, and chat with us over some light refreshments. If you’re curious about taking a hot yoga class, this is a good way to find out what it’s all about before jumping in! March 27, 1-3 pm. 8302 5th Avenue
East Rockaway, NY: Achieve Fitness: The “New You” Contest- March 25, 6 p.m. Learn the real secrets about fat loss: everything you always wanted to know about losing weight! Get real solutions so that you can finally fit into your jeans. Isn’t that what we all want? Join us and enter the “New You” contest for a chance to win a $500 cash prize. 131 Main St. Suite 6
Great Neck, NY: Bonda Yoga: FREE Meditation Class- March 24, 8 p.m. These meditations are based in breath/body awareness and are appropriate for all level of practitioners. Those new to the practice will have a gentle guide to take them deeper while experienced practitioners will be able to follow the guidance or emerse themselves in the flowing music. We will incorporate relaxation exercises and various breathing techniques to combat stress, leaving one feeling connected and balanced in mind body and spirit . This class is structured so that you can take these techniques and begin a meditation practice of your own. Call or sign up online to reserve your spot: 516-304-5757 – https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/home.asp?studioid=4331. 4a Bond Street
Hewlett, NY: Cyclone Indoor Cycling: Spa Spin- March 21, 6 p.m. A great opportunity to burn some serious calories! Try it. It’s on us and in honor of Wellness Week you’ll receive the latest hottest nail polish and zen candle for your ride. A chance to turn up the music, tune out the stress and increase your road! 31 Franklin Ave. 1196C
Hicksville, NY: AVEDA Red Bell Spa: Free 10-Minute Treatments- March 21, 9 a.m. Come in to Aveda Red Bell on March 21st starting at 9:00am and receive a free 10-minute treatment! Walk-ins welcome, no appointments please. 107 Newbridge Rd.
Larchmont, NY: Addison Street Spa: A Face Mapping and Wellness Event, Addison Street Spa joins Dermalogica in the FITE- March 23, 7 p.m. Join us as we partner with Dermalogica in the FITE. FITE supports women entrepreneurs all over the world. Participants will receive a free skin analysis, skin care tips, and product recommendation from the spa’s staff of estheticians. Massage therapists will also be on hand to offer information on massage, stretching, exercise, and stress reduction. Refreshments will be served. Seats are limited, so registration is required by phone, email, or RSVP on the spa’s Facebook event page. Those who RSVP by March 18 and attend the event will be entered into a raffle for a free basket of Dermalogica products. 9 Addison St.
Mamaroneck, NY: The Yoga Sanctuary: Open House- March 26, 2 p.m. Free Yoga Therapy class – “Yoga for a Good Night’s Sleep.” Free Pilates class. Free Jin Shin Do BodyMind Acupressure lecture. Henna Tattoos, $1 per minute massage. Launch of micro-financing project with SOUL Uganda. 951 East Boston Post Road
Mt. Kisco, NY: Richard Scott Salon and Day Spa: Health Night- March 22, 5 p.m. Join Us For a Free Educational Evening. Learn how to take better charge of your health and the health of your loved ones. Do you think you are eating the right foods? How about your children? Are they eating right? Get wonderful information about lifestyle and fitness. Did you know that allergies, diabetes, hyperactivity, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and skin disorders just might stem from what we eat? Please reserve your seat. Call 914 242 1700. 15-17 South Moger Ave.
New York, NY: Harper Monroe Mobile Salon & Spa: Mini Relaxation Retreat- March 21, 3 p.m. We will be providing a series of complimentary mini relaxation treatments including facials, massage, scalp treatments. All of these services will include a free consultation with skin, hair & scalp analysis. We are highlighting our partnership with iLike Organic skincare and offering free samples to our guests. Our staff will be available to answer questions about wellness for skin and body… our Styling Staff will be available to answer questions about cosmetic hair replacement, haircoloring & styling and make-up application. The Royalton Hotel, 44 W. 44th Street
New York, NY: Smooth Synergy Cosmedical Spa: The Smooth Synergy Beauty and Fitness Networking Event- March 22, 4 p.m. As part of Wellness Week™, please join Smooth Synergy for four hours of hors d’oeuvres, snacks, cocktails, fun, and information. Smooth Synergy and your co-hosts: Browning’s Fitness (New York’s Premier One-on-One personal training facility); Allergan (Manufacturers of Botox and Juvederm); SkinMedica (a skincare company with scientifically proven products that rejuvenate the skin), and Lexington Rehabilitation(chiropractic and physical therapy services) cordially invite you to meet and mingle with the spa’s experts and other guests. Come and learn how to be and stay lean, mean, and beautiful-inside and out – forever! RSVP is necessary. Space Limited. 212.397.0111 SYNERGIZE YOUR LIFE! 686 Lexington Ave, Suite 3N.
New York, NY: The Royal Sphatika Spa : Do-It-Yourself Sphatika® Daily Regime Facial- March 23, 6 p.m. Meet Janet League-Katzin, Founder of The Sphatika Experience® Spa and 100% Natural Sphatika® Skincare Line on Wednesday, March 23rd from 6:00-8:30PM. Enjoy learning the Do-It-Yourself Sphatika® Daily Regime Facial from our skincare experts. Our skincare experts will teach you professional beauty tips and the benefits of using 100% natural products. Healthy treats and light refreshments will be served. Receive a gift with purchase and an opportunity to win Sphatika® Skincare products valued at $650.00. RSVP to (212) 265-5885. Walk-ins are welcome. Find out for yourself why Celebrity Make-Up Artist, Pati DuBroff says “Sphatika is THE only place for true healing beauty.” 1841 Broadway, Suite 811
New York, NY: Tribeca Beauty Spa: What To Eat For Healthy, Glowing Skin- March 22, 6:30 p.m. Holistic Nutrition Counselor, Rebecca Sadek, will give a 30 minute lecture on how to achieve healthy glowing skin through nutrition with specific tips and ingredients that will teach you how certain foods can prevent the aging process! We will also be giving away one winning raffle ticket which will be good for one session with Rebecca and an organic chocolate pedicure from Tribeca Beauty Spa ($200.00 value!) Walk-ins are welcome, however space is limited and we recommend that you call to confirm your attendance. 8 Harrison St.
New York, NY: Destiny Beauty & Wellness Day Spa: March 23, 12 p.m. Destiny Beauty&Wellness Day Spa will offer clients an opportunity to stop by the spa between 12-5PM, and will receive complimentary skin analysis, reiki energy healing, and product education. Light refreshments will be served. 794 Lexington Ave
New York, NY: Spa at Trump Soho: Zoomtion- March 24, 5 p.m. Utilizing techniques created by its elite trainers, Zoomtion Fitness™ has developed the unique ZxFIT™ workout, an exciting new fitness experience optimized for a non-gym environment. Previously limited to an exclusive list of celebrity clients, Zoomtion now offers customized private sessions through an exclusive arrangement with The Spa at Trump SoHo. Join Zoomtion Master Trainers Josh Holland and Brice Andrew Hall as they demonstrate cutting-edge ZxFIT techniques and give mini wellness consultations. 5:00-8:30 pm. 246 Spring Street
New York, NY: Well+Good: The BEAST Boot Camp Session- March 24, 7 p.m. Usually only offered as part of an 8-week boot camp, you can sample a special session of The Beast, a boot camp created and taught by former US Army Master Trainer Gerald Moore. In addition to push-ups and hand-weight drills in the studio, Moore uses the whole 150,000-square-foot Chelsea Piers complex as an obstacle course. Every workout is a wild card, so we might find ourselves hopping around in the sand volleyball pit or racing across the monkey bars. No matter what, you’ll get to see and experience the New York City’s largest gym—the Sports Center is literally the size of four contiguous football fields. After the workout, there will be a Powerade Zero party in the Sports Center lounge. The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers – Pier 60, 23rd St & the Hudson River – FULL CAPACITY, SORRY!
New York, NY: Zenyasa Yoga and Wellness Center: Yoga and Massage Workshop- March 26, 2 p.m. 90 minute yoga class followed by one hour (1/2 hour per partner) partner massage led by LMT Jason Ray Brown. Space is limited, please call to reserve a spot. 155 West 72nd Street #601
Westbury, NY: Cleansing Concepts: Open House – A Spa Get Together for Wellness & Education- March 23, 10 a.m. To bring like-minded women together for free samples, lectures, healthy snacks, free foot baths and great conversation. Topic: Colon Cancer Awareness. We encourage women of all ages to come join in this day of health and wellness. 309 Madison Street, Suite 4
Hawley, PA: The Lodge at Woodloch: Candlelight Savasana Meditation- March 27, 4 p.m. Discover wellness with a restorative yoga stretch and energy clearing session. Be guided through gentle yet empowering asanas combining movement therapy and postural tips then conclude with a White Light guided imagery Savasana meditation. After you are totally relaxed and have found your Zen, the spa invites you to sit by the fire and sip tea or hot apple cider. Tours of the spa facility will be available upon request. 731 Welcome Lake Rd.
Huntingdon Valley, PA: The Gravity Center Fitness Studio: One Complimentary Group Training During Wellness Week- March 21-27. Want to experience the workout you have been missing in your routine that will build strength, increase endurance, enhance flexibility, and increase your metabolism for up to 8 hours in a 45 minute workout? Join us for one complimentary group training the week of March 21 – 27, 2011. Space is limited. Call ahead for availability (215)322-6222. 1810 County Line Road
Mars, PA: Oh My You’re Gorgeous: Free Class Night!- March 24, 5:30 p.m. Always wanted to try our classes but didn’t know what to expect?! – Come and try Pole dancing, Hoop Dancing, Burlesque, Turbo Kick, Country Line Dancing, Zumba and MORE Thursday March 24 starting at 5:30pm. FREE CLASSES all Evening – Pre-Register to reserve your spot at www.ohmyyouregorgeous.com. 222 Mars Valencia Road
Spruce Creek, PA: Cara Mor Retreat Spa: No-Cost Indulgence Day- March 23. Come for a mini-serenity tour of our property; a 5-7 minute chair massage; demo of barefoot, balance and proprioception class; sip our famous smoothies and relax! Enter to win 2 days/1 night for your girlfriend retreat. Register at the door. 5519 Riverside Dr.
Washington, D.C.: Washington Spa Alliance: Visionary Panel at the Washington Spa Symposium- March 24, 5 p.m. Join Susie Ellis, president of SpaFinder, Inc., at the “Visionary Panel,” where she will review the top 2011 industry trends. 4-5 PM – Admission is free for this panel. Special Invited Guest: Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin. Held at the National Press Club. The National Press Club – 529 14th St. NW, Floor 13