Clarion Hotel Empire Meadowlands Hotel
2 Harmon Plaza
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Phone: (201) 348-6900
Fax: (201) 348-1407
Beauty & Spas
The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers, is one of the best training centers and health club that the city has to offer. In addition to being a state-of-the-art gym, this place has an impressive swimming pool, a running track, Volley Ball and Basket Ball court, a Rock Wall and many more facilities. Whether you are training for a marathon, focusing on weight management or are a professional athlete, The Sports Center (Chelsea Piers) has all the services and facilities to ensure your progress. The center, which overlooks the gorgeous ocean, also has a sundeck which is used for yoga. And they keep reinventing themselves by incorporating newer ideas for the well being of their members. The center focuses on complete well being of your mind and body through a combination of all their offerings. Safe locker rooms, spacious and clean bathrooms and a gorgeous cafeteria all speak volumes about the center's thoughtfulness.
This giant, immaculate gym located off Times Square offers everything anyone could want in a health club: cardiovascular machines, free weights, dozens of classes, a sundeck, tennis, swimming pool, climbing wall, café and spa services. Net Pulse entertainment systems are available at all cardio machines. The clientèle consists mainly of people who work in the neighborhood or live in Manhattan Plaza's towers, but actors also like this club due to its proximity to the Theater District. The club also provides plenty of programs for children and families. Check website for details.
West Vibe is a trendy Hell's Kitchen salon where you will find stylists who truly understand your hair and all its needs. The stylists will help you determine the style that suits you best, and then bring it to life. Whether you want a full-fledged haircut, simple bang-trim or an up-do, this salon will leave you satisfied. Makeup application is also offered.
This upper West Side Day Spa takes a holistic approach to all its beauty treatments, whether they are massages, facials, aromatherapy treatments or even aloe body wraps. The décor at Ettia may not be quite as posh as some other day spas in Manhattan, but the treatments are arguably just as good, if not better. Come down to the peaceful Ettia Day Spa for a pleasant break from the mundane routine.
Located in a very posh Upper West Side townhouse, Feline Day Spa offers an exotic array of beauty treatments for women (not cats, as the name would imply). The facials, massages and seaweed wraps offered here all promise to slow down the aging process and help one look younger; even if they do not succeed, the experience is heavenly. Prices are reasonable, and day and half-day packages are available. For details about appointment, check out the website.
Since its launch in 2001, Sonic Yoga has steadily risen in popularity to become a staple of the health-conscious and yoga enthusiasts not just in Hell's Kitchen, but the entire city. At the heart of the studio's popularity are the carefully designed programs that suit any skill level, from absolute beginners to seasoned practitioners of the ancient art. The studio's programs are built around the Vinyasa style of yoga. If you're interested in becoming a teacher yourself, there are a host of teacher training and certification courses to take your knowledge of yoga to the next level. The dedicated and friendly staff has made Sonic one of the best yoga studios in the city.
Pure Yoga offers customers top-notch facilities and friendly and knowledgeable instructors. The studio features over 100 classes a week in many different yoga styles and difficulty levels. The facility has seven practice studios, including a hot studio, which ensures that there is seemingly always a class occurring. Cleanliness is also a top priority, with their mats getting washed after every use.
This fitness studio is particularly welcoming, given its spa-like ambiance. It is one of the first indoor cycling studios in New York City, and strives to achieve fitness while connecting you to your inner being. Undergo intense cardio workouts with upbeat music setting the pace. Also, take advantage of the state-of-the-art spinning equipment. Experienced trainers are present to help you every step of the way.
Started by a lady called Faina, Faina European Day Spa offers exotic massages and body treatments. She incidentally got her doctorate in medicine from Moscow before deciding to head west. A good place to visit if you want to detoxify as well as let your senses be pampered with different kinds of waxes, scrubs and pedicures. A reflexologist is also available at the spa besides the regular trained staff. A good way to get the most out of your visit is to opt for one of their packages. Several customers swear that they have come out beaming after every visit.
Salon SCK is a spacious Central Park salon offering the very best in hair care. The decor, with the wooden flooring, white sofas and shelves lined with products, is warm and inviting. The stylists pay attention to your requirements, and are more than happy to incorporate your ideas into the style they eventually give you. Not only will you get a great style, but also advice on how to best maintain it once you walk out of the salon.
If you wish to do anything radical to your hair, be it a trendy hair style or a color treatment, head to Michael Angelo's Wonderland Beauty Parlor. With its hip and pink décor, this wonderland can do wonders for you. Take an appointment well in advance though. The waiting list is endless because this is one of those places where you can get quality work at a worthy cost.
Rooted in the Vinyasa tradition of yoga, the OM Factory offers a plethora of classes for different levels of experience. Various types of classes can be found here, including acroyoga, arial, Forrest, Restorative, Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga. The studio is bright and spacious with engaging and friendly instructors.