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Spring Awakening

Here are five new beauty and fitness venues to break you out of your winter slump.


Yo Yoga! studio.  

Titan Fitness Studio
164 W. 25th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-206-0962
Fitness guru Wally Oldham opened this personal training center in Chelsea in January, offering a pool of trainers who specialize in anything from prenatal exercise to preparing for a marathon. The airy, loftlike facility is outfitted with all the necessary cardio and weight equipment, plus AstroTurf, nutritional counseling, and laundry service.
Prices begin at $96 per session for a 24-session package.

PNT Fitness
10–68 Jackson Ave., nr. 50th Ave., Long Island City; 347-396-5809
This fitness studio for group classes is Long Island City's newest boutique workout venue. The schedule is chock-full of calorie-burning sessions like Insane Kickbox Camp, a spinning class titled A Vicious Cycle, or Zumba dance.
Packages are purchased in increments of minutes and start at $79 for 240 minutes.

Yarok Beauty Kitchen
39 W. 19th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 610; 212-876-4293
Longtime stylist and founder of the vegan product line Yarok, Mordechai Alvow opened this homey, two-chair Chelsea salon in November offering cuts, color, and his signature scalp treatments with pure essential oils ($100). An added bonus: Alvow donates 3 percent of his yearly profits to a nonprofit that supports the Amazon rainforests.
Cuts start at $200.

Yo Yoga!
344 E. 59th St., nr First Ave., third fl.; 646-490-7790
Brand-new, family-run midtown yoga studio Yo Yoga! offers Vinyasa-Hatha blend classes on the cheap. Hour-long sessions go for $12 a pop, and there are two pay-by-donation classes offered weekly. Most teachers were certified from YogaWorks and give thorough instruction to newbies.
Packages start at $50.

VMV Hypoallergenics
868 Broadway, nr. 18th St.; 212-217-2762
The well-regarded hypoallergenic skin-care line opened their U.S. flagship just in time for the skin-drying snow storms that hit the city in December. Find sensitive-skin-friendly products and cosmetics here like the Re-Everything Cleansing Cream, recommended for revamping the skin after the cold winter. The store also offers a slew of 30- and 60-minute facials on site.
Treatments start at $45.


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