Temperatures have dropped and the harsh reality of winter is upon us. The bitter cold, relentless wind and snow, and rain are all making the day to day a little bit tougher than usual. Luckily New York City has many cozy respites to make everything more manageable. Next time there’s a particularly cold day or you’re having a long week, book yourself a facial or acupuncture session as a break at one of these fabulous spots.
WTHN, the first modern acupuncture and healing center founded by Dr. Shari Auth and Michelle Larivee, has officially opened in New York. WTHN is where ancient medicine meets modern science to deliver effortlessly restorative wellness therapies through acupuncture, cupping, and herbs. Think: the Drybar and SoulCycle of acupuncture & wellness--instead of instructors, WTHN has healers. 20 W 22nd St
Glo Skin & Laser was formed by two native New York sisters with vast industry knowledge, decades of experience and a passion for making people feel great about their skin. It is their aspiration to create an atmosphere that is laid back and friendly while providing superior laser and skin care treatments delivered to you by their expert technicians. 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 510
Heyday takes an industry-disrupting skincare-meets-self-care approach to make facials nonexclusive and accessible to the masses. Operating five locations in NYC, Heyday is a far cry from your mother’s (or grandmother’s!) favorite overpriced, spa-style exclusive facial. The one-stop-skincare-shop offers three affordable yet customizable facial variations all of which are a perfect recoup and enjoyable break indoors away from the next two months of blistering cold outdoors. 1130 Broadway,
Cult-favorite meditation studio INSCAPE houses their brick-and-mortar space in a 5,000 square foot shop in the heart of the bustling Flatiron district, boasting two uniquely designed spaces to engage all your senses; The Alcove, offering deep sound bath meditations where attendees relax laying down with their own personal blankets, pillows, and mats, and The Dome, where up to 50 people can join together in audio-guided meditations and breathing exercises. Classes at INSCAPE have various areas of focus including happiness, total calm, CBD experiences, sound baths, meditation 101, and more. 45 W 21st St