Even the most enamored fans of New York need a break from its infectious energy now and again. These 5 reviving wellness experiences will help you find some balance despite the city’s frenetic pace – and if you’re visiting for the weekend, this slow travel-themed package has got you covered.
Refresh your mind, body and soul at a Vinyasa Yoga Class taking place in an iconic landmark building in the heart of New York City’s Soho district. Combine measured breathing and a variety of standing and seated postures in order to reach and maintain a state of relaxation. All you need to bring is yourself – yoga mats and props are provided along with hot tea.
The first US location of the quintessential Chinese spa Liangtse Wellness is an opulent gold-hued space in Midtown East. Its treatments include acupressure oil and hot-stone massages, as well as moxa healing – a therapy from traditional Chinese medicine that involves burning herbs over specific parts of the body. Moxibustion, as it’s also known, is said to ease pain and discomfort and aid digestion and detoxification. It’s the perfect way to soothe your aching back and legs after trekking around New York ticking off the touristy sites.