Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm; Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, closed
6 at 33rd St.
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As a leading expert and authority in the field, Laura Norman offers a uniquely comprehensive approach to reflexology at her Murray Hill wellness studio. An ancient healing technique, reflexology is based on the idea that there are trigger points in the feet, hands, and ears which correspond to all parts of the body. By applying pressure to these spots, a reflexologist promotes relaxation and energy flow which stimulates the body’s ability to balance and heal itself. In this age of high-fashion spas, where choosing a treatment can often be more stress-inducing than reducing, a session with Laura Norman or one of her associates is a refreshing change: The studio—a converted, one-bedroom apartment—feels like a guest room in a private residence. Sessions last 45 to 90 minutes and take place in a treatment room (the ersatz bedroom) with a faux sky ceiling-mural complete with winged cherubs and a glowing pair of feet. Clients recline face-up on the massage table while the practitioner gently works the reflex areas to induce a state of deep relaxation. Given the center's main focus on feet, the excellent one- or two-hour facials are somewhat of an insider's secret. The process incorporates gentle aromatherapy products, in scents like sage, lavender, and eucalyptus, by the estheticians-only line Nelly De Vuyst.Extra
Laura Norman is the author of the international bestseller Feet First: A Guide to Foot Reflexology.
Save $100 with advance payment for a series of ten sessions.
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