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Sea Change New York
Mon-Sat, by appointment only; Sun, closed
Soothing aromatherapy candles and soft, meditative music welcome clients to this tranquil wellness center. The lobby area has a distinctly Eastern feel, with orange and red brushed-satin cushions in a window seat, and a small statue of Quan Yin surrounded by leafy potted plants. Many spa treatments are offered (massage, all-natural and Fridge Fresh facials, reflexology, acupuncture), but the center differs from a regular spa in that its focus is more on healing than pampering—although the treatment sessions are certainly luxurious. At the heart of the center's short- and long-term treatment options is Network Spinal Analysis (NSA), a wellness protocol that uses precise touches to the spine to reduce stress and tension; the center's founder, Dr. Deborah Musso, is an expert practitioner. Other treatments that target specific areas and needs are The Acupuncture Face-Lift (helps reduce fine lines), the Cryotherapy Ice Blue Glacier Facial (leaves you glowing and looking younger; it's also beneficial to sinus-pain sufferers), and the Three-Week Detox. For those looking to ward off colds and flu, the Pine Needle Thai Twist massage incorporates pine and lavender oils, warm compresses, gentle stretches, and a variety of stroke techniques into 90 minutes of rejuvenating therapy.Sales
The spa offers a variety of wellness packages (such as the anti-aging and the anti-cellulite).
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