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Sound Body & Soul

250 W. 57th St., Ste. 829, New York, NY 10019 40.766459 -73.982373
nr. Broadway  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-459-1447 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Spa
  • Services: Acupuncture, Body Treatments, Massage: Specialized, Reflexology, Skincare & Facials
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Mon-Sat, 9am-7pm; Sat-Sun, by appointment only

Nearby Subway Stops

1, A, B, C, D at 59th St.-Columbus Circle

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American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Ayurvedic/Holistic


Owner and acupuncturist Greg Ruvolo will insert needles in all the right spots to get his clients’ chi flowing freely. As a jazz trumpeter, Ruvolo once toured with Sinatra and Ray Charles but after a bout with cancer in 1980, he joined the alternative medicine movement and began treating his fellow performing artists. Today, the gold-walled waiting room of his holistic healing center tends to fill up with high-wattage Broadway dancers, Carnegie Hall musicians, Metropolitan Opera singers, and Lincoln Center conductors who come to ensure that their bodies and souls are in peak-performance condition. Ruvolo offers a variety of means towards that end: An on-staff osteopath provides hands-on care to alleviate injuries of all sorts; a chiropractor can realign off-kilter spines; and a Native American esthetician uses elixirs of her own formulation to make skin glow again. Ruvolo himself specializes in treating skin, stress, and digestive disorders using acupuncture as well as acupressure and herbal medicines. Treatments are by-appointment-only and—thanks to such a strong following in the artistic community—can be hard to come by.