When leading an urban lifestyle, the go-get-it atmosphere and competition can sometime get your stress levels to go through the roof. To easily overcome daily challenges and setbacks of the city life, visiting a spa as a special treat or on a regular basis is a most recommended thing. The relaxation and revival you will feel will make you feel like a better person, lower your tension levels, and simply enjoy nice and soothing spa, sauna and body treatments.
So, here are the best places in the city to get a tranquilizing spa experience, and for a fair price:
Asia Tui-Na Wholeness
In terms of décor and atmosphere, this place has more of a clinical facility features than a sumptuous spa, but the treatments will make you forget your aching back for days afterwards. This place is not for the weak hearted (or the weak limbed) since it features strong deep-tissue massage, but if you come prepared for a deep and professional massage that will make all your knots and tension areas to start moving again, and not afraid of a little pain, this is probably the best deal in town, in 60 $ for 60 minutes treatment.
Address: 37 East 28th Street, between Madison Ave and Park Ave South in Flatiron
This spa also a yoga studio, for those of you who seek other tension relief methods, but it is well worth while to come only for the massage. You can have your pick from Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, hot stone massage, and also special massage for athletes, pre and post natal massage for expecting or new mothers, plus Shiatsu massage and reflexology treatments. The price range starts from 80 $ to a 1 hour Swedish massage, and up to 200-300 $ for the Greenhouse hot stone and deep tissue signature massage, it also offers Groupon deals on a regular basis.
Address: 88 Roebling Street between North 6th and 7th Streets, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Great Jones Spa
Based entirely on organic and natural products, and featuring a relaxed and Feng-Shui oriented décor, the great Jones Spa is a lovely retreat in the middle of the city. You can have a facial (155$ for 60 minutes) using cold and heated stone wash and a natural mask, or an aromatherapy massage (140$ for 60 minutes) or a Rosemary Citron Sea Salt Scrub, (60$) with Lemon Peel, Rosemary, Safflower seed oil. Afterwards you can relax at the lounge, with a hot tub, plunge pool, and sauna. Don’t miss the massive indoor waterfall.
Address: 29 Great Jones Street Between Bowery and Lafayette Street, NoHo