30-03 40th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: (718) 391-0202
Fax: (718) 391-0222
Beauty & Spas
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.
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.
A luxurious setting in which to spoil yourself rotten is what Spa Martier offers you. On offer are a range of hair and beauty treatments for both men and women, treatments that are guaranteed to make you fall in love with your reflection. In addition to the usual haircuts and styles, this spa and salon offers intensive treatments like the Holistic Head Spa and Hair Cocktail that replenish and revitalize your hair. Relieve tension with a customized Spa M Signature Massage, and if you want unlimited pampering, choose the Spa M Infinity that couples the signature massage(for as long as you choose) with a steam. The various body wraps thoroughly detoxify and exfoliate your skin.
ISHTA Yoga is committed to giving customers a quality yoga experience by blending both ancient and modern yoga techniques. Personal service is also a top priority here, with their teachers creating a personalized yoga plan to help you achieve your goals. Whether you are looking for increased strength and flexibility or just an activity to help clear your head, ISHTA Yoga will provide what you want.
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.
When it comes to hair dressers, Phyto Universe is right there at the top. The spa is themed on an oasis garden, and apart from being regarded as one of the best places for hair and scalp analysis and treatments, it also deals with other body treatments. The efficient staff here is prompt and you are pampered to the core right from the minute you step in. Each client is given personalized attention by a single technician, and can avail of the private and semi-private booths. A unique feature at the spa are its mobile workstations, which move up to you just in case there's a change in treatment! So if you're looking to get rid of those few knotted hair muscles or to know what is the best shampoo and conditioner for your hair, and moreover its health, then a visit to Phyto Universe is a must. Services are also offered to visitors with disabilities. Call ahead to know more.
Wearable versions of the styles you admire on the runway are to be found at Pierre Michel Hair & Beauty. The salon, which attracts its fair share of celebrity clients, has plenty to offer others as well. In addition to hair services, facials, nail treatments, waxing and makeup application are also offered. There is a VIP room for those wishing to undergo their treatments in privacy. There is also a shampoo room and a cappuccino bar at the salon.
This gym/community center is located in quiet, residential Turtle Bay - a few steps away from the United Nations. Thus, a very international clientele patronizes the basic but functional fitness facilities, which include cardio equipment and free weights, basketball and volleyball studios, a swimming pool and a plethora of classes.
Metamorphosis Day Spa, the small, intimate day spa can only serve four clients at a time, making it a truly serene and private experience. Located on the Upper East Side, Metamorphosis Day Spa is decorated to be "a little bit of heaven" and offers an extensive array of massages, facials and other beauty treatments. Metamorphosis also offers several treatments designed specifically for its male clientèle. Because it's so small, Metamorphosis requires reservations three days in advance and strictly enforces its 24 hours in advance cancellation policy.
The fact that Hunter College's athletic teams have tasted the kind of success they have is not surprising once one takes into consideration the kind of facilities they have at their disposal. The Main Gymnasium, which is located on the B3 level of the Sportsplex, is just one of these facilities. The site for events such as men's & women's basketball, volleyball & wrestling, it is the epicenter of the college's sporting activities. The renovation of this gymnasium has been done in keeping with the other efforts at sustainability made by the college.
The solution to all your skin problems can be found at Skin by Mamie, a skin care center that is favored by many a celebrity. There are various specialty facials you can choose from, which cleanse and hydrate your skin, leaving it looking beautifully radiant. Oxygen Therapy, a signature facial, is wonderful in treating sun and pollution damaged skin. There are also many hand and foot treatments, different from manicures and pedicures, which are necessary if you wish to feel completely rejuvenated. You can also combine these treatments in a package of your choice. If you want skin like your favorite stars, you know where to go.