Spa and the City
Everyone should have a spa in their own neighborhood that works for them. Here are five new SpaFinder spas to hit New York City to help you unwind from the stresses of big city life in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. Plus, you can now book treatments with these spas online for your NYC spa experience!
Hibiscus Day Spa
This Bed-Stuy spa features local art and natural building design materials like maple, wicker, and light stones. Clients can indulge in yoga classes, couple’s services, Vichy shower services, a private area for manicures and pedicures, and a co-ed lounge. A variety of spa and salon services are offered like the Hibiscus H20 Facial, which uses oxygen, brighteners, and antioxidants to enhance the skin. This spa supports education efforts by offering scholarships and 15% off services for New York teachers.
Canela is a Bronx-based spa that holds yoga and couple’s massage classes, provides group spa packages and has a rewards program for their loyal patrons! A variety of services includes massage, body treatments, facials, manicures and pedicures, and waxing. A hair studio is housed within the spa and provides hair care based on client face shape, personal color palette, hair texture, life style and profession to create hair styles. The spa’s signature Canelassage fuses Shiatsu, Swedish, and reflexology massage modalities.
Brazil Bronze Glow Bar
A shabby chic spa in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood, Brazil Bronze Glow Bar is a spray tanning facility for women. Technicians consult with clients prior to services and walk clients through the process with special attention to where you should stand, so you don’t end up with embarrassing streaks. Those on the go can receive mobile services, and entertainment industry professionals can utilize the spa’s services for movies, photo shoots, and other events. Other services include lash extensions, bridal services, and airbrush makeup.
For Ayurvedic services in the Big Apple, look no further than Rudra Ayurveda, a midtown spa in the shadow of the Empire State Building. Here practitioners specialize in Ayurveda and there is a board-certified Ayurvedic doctor on staff as well. Services include Pranayam, a systematic respiration exercise, meditation, Ayurvedic treatments, Abhyanga, Shirodhara, and Panchkarma, a purifying therapy to enhance the metabolic process and lectures, workshops, and yoga lessons are also available.
B Spa Bar
B Spa Bar is a mobile medical day spa ideal for busy city dwellers, where aestheticians come to the client to perform individual skin-care services and unique specialty cocktails and cater to events like spa parties. The spa’s mission is to restore and replenish cells by starting with the mind, body, and spirit with the goal of nourishing and preserving the skin.