Massage Therapies and Day Spas, New York City

Area Emporium and Treament Center 252 Smith St. Carrol Gardens, Brooklyn, (718) 522-1906

The Area Emporium and Treament Center has licensed therapists that bring together the techniques of Swedish, Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Medical and Sports Massage. You can choose from a variety of spa options which include: Dead Sea Salt Scrub, Steam Therapy, Black Mud and Seaweed Wraps; all treatments involve aromatheraphy. The spa provides a professional, intimate space; centrally located in Brooklyn, the spa can be enjoyed by anyone in the New York Area.

The Aveda Institute 233 Spring St., (212) 807-1492

At the Aveda Institute, Aromatherapy is the basis for all massage techniques.

Avon Centre Salon and Spa 725 5th Ave. at Trump Tower, (212) 755-2866

The Avon Centre Salon and Spa, which is located in the posh Trump Tower, offers one of the most luxurious experiences for any spa-goer.

Away Spa 541 Lexington Ave., (212) 407-2970

Known for alternative body treatments, such as craniosacral therapy and the Star of India full body massage, Away Spa isn't limited by conventional methods.

Bliss Spa 568 Broadway or 19 East 57th St., (212) 219-8970

As a spa that has set the standard for many 'sprouting' spas, Bliss Spa is the place to go if you want to be pampered from head to toe.

Dorit Baxter Day Spa 47 W. 57th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Aves.), (212) 371-4542

Here at last you will find an intriguing array of pampering body treatments, massages, and facials, combined with a full service beauty salon catering to the contingencies of your busy calendar.

Frederic Fekkai Beaute de Provence 15 E. 57th St., (212) 753-9500

This spa, which sits atop the Chanel Store on 57th St., offers a wide variety of relaxing treatments. Hair Sessions with Mr. Fekkai himself can be reserved, but don't expect a bargain.

Haven 150 Mercer, (212) 343-3515

For those in SoHo who simply can't wait for the months-in-advance reservations at Bliss, this neighbor is a worthy alternative.

Oasis Day Spa 108 E. 16th St., (212) 254-7722

Stripped of all the fancy decor that traditional spas offer, the Urban Oasis maintains a clean, professional atmosphere. Many types of massage treatments are available at very reasonable rates.

Le Petit Spa at Dumont Plaza Parfumerie 140 E. 34th St., (212) 685-0773

This quaint 'petit spa' offers excellent spa packages including an intensive facial with a neck and shoulder massage, 2 masks, and a facial massage.

Pegasus Healing Systems 8 Sharon Street, (718) 599-3292

These fully licensed and insured therapists provide the best on-site holistic approaches to calm and soothe the mind, body and soul.

Soho Sanctuary 119 Mercer St., (212) 334-5550

This all-woman spa and yoga studio located in the heart of Soho, is known for its lymphatic brushing

The Spa at Equinox 140 E. 63rd St., (212) 750-4671

Equinox now has a spa where one can completely relax from a vigorous workout or a long day.

Stone Spa 104 W. 14th St., (212) 741-8881

Massage techniques and facials are reinvented with the use of hot stones.

Susan Ciminelli 754 Fifth Ave., (212) 872-2650

After a day of shopping at Berdorf Goodman's, take a trip upstairs and experience the Susan Ciminelli Spa. A holistic approach to good health is a trademark of Ciminelli.

Ulara Relaxation Boutique/ New York 132 E. 56th St, (212) 829-1188

"Ulara, in Japanese, means serenity, and the Ulara Relaxation Boutique/ New York is just that: a safe, peaceful, and quiet haven where busy men and women experience the calming, healthful effects of expert massage therapy."