January is the time when we think about who and what we want to be in the year ahead, either developing new rituals or building on previous year's achievements. The vitality and vibrancy of our minds, bodies and souls more often than not determines our success and personal happiness.
We've created a guide of the very best places in Greenwich Village to help you be who you want to be in 2017, based on mind, body and beauty. From high octane fitness to solitude and meditation, there is something for every mind, body and soul. Be your best this 2017!
Don't forget you can also get exclusive deals and discounts with your Village Access card, all shown in italics below!
MNDFL - Located at 10 East 8th Street MNDFL exist for the sole purpose of enabling humans to feel good, with meditation! Their classes are varied for every level with Breath, Emotions, Sound or Heart classes being a great place to start, as well as MNDFL 101. Classes are between 30 and 60 minutes and start from as little as $10. Click here for further details.
20% off five and ten class packages.
JEFFERSON MARKET LIBRARY - Arguably the finest, if not the most distinctive, library in New York City. Aside from an incredible collection of books in which to immerse your mind, there are also classes and workshops for all ages covering arts to writing and more. Click here for further details.
JUDSON MEMORIAL CHURCH - Justice, Art & Worship are the three defining missions of the Jusdon Memorial Chruch. As well as worship Judson plays host to many secular events in arts, culture, and activism throughout the year, providing an inclusive uncensored space to the community, and a strong commitment to free speech. For more details, click here.
305 FITNESS - Turn things up in 2017 at 305 Fitness where classes infuse dance moves, sports drills and high intensity interval training to create a full body, fun workout set to beats spun by a live DJ! For class details click here.
10% off single classes, 10am - 5pm weekdays.
BARRE 3 - Mixing athleticism, grace, and the latest innovations designed to balance the body Barre 3 classes are inspired by ballet barre, yoga, and Pilates, their instructors guide you through a specific sequence of movements that tone and lengthen all major muscle groups, rev your heart rate, and strengthen your body. For class details, click here.
10% off class packages.
UPTOWN PILATES - Pilates offers myriad unchanging, invaluable benefits for everyone, including the following benifits for mind and body: good circulation; deep, healthy breathing and increased lung capacity; strength and flexibility; healthy bones and joints; improved posture, balance, and coordination; a strong abdomen and a powerful “core”; energy, stamina, and stress relief; reduction of body “aches and pains”; and prevention of reinjury of damaged muscles and joints”. Click here for class details.
15% off private or group packages.
NIMBLE FITNESS - With a broad spectrum of programs including TRX Training, Pre/Post Rehab, Weight Loss, Fit Over 50, Sports Specific Training and Prenatal/Postpartum there is something for everyone to kick off 2017 with vitality and energy. Click here for details.
10% discount on services and a complimentary assessment.
ORANGETHEORY FITNESS - Newly opened at 51 Astor Place is quite simply a revolution in the fitness world. The physiological theory behind the Orangetheory workout is known as “Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption,” or EPOC. By providing you with a heart-rate monitor and POD, they can monitor your 5-zone interval training sessions that they call the Orange 60. During the 60-minute workout, you will perform multiple intervals designed to produce 12 to 20 minutes of training at 84% or higher of your maximum heart rate, which translates to Zones 4/5. This program design produces workout "afterburn" effect, which is an increased metabolic rate for 24 to 36 hours after the workout. When combining the amazing workout with EPOC, our clients burn an average of 500 to 1000 calories. For details click here.
FLYWHEEL - Created by Ruth Zukerman, legendary instructor and one of the driving forces behind the indoor cycling phenomenon, Flywheel offers unmatched performance technology, a supportive, welcoming atmosphere, and proven results. And did we mention fun? Their highly trained instructors aren’t just cycling enthusiasts—they’re actual fitness experts who want you to succeed. And speaking of you, we provide complimentary shoes, towels and lockers, making your total experience comfortable and amazing from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave. At Flywheel intimidation and negativity don’t FLY — but you will! For class details, click here.
YOGA TO THE PEOPLE - A unique yoga studio on St Marks Place with the goal of recapturing what they consider to be the essence of yoga… simply put, yoga made available to everyone with Power Vinyasa Yoga. For class details click here.
BENEFIT - Sharpen your looks this New Years at Benefit on 434 Sixth Avenue. With its famed 'Brows A Go-Go' service, Benefit is the perfect brow spot for the woman or man on the go. This new smaller and quicker brow bar offers a menu packed with all your essential waxing, tinting and threading services, available either with or without an appointment.
C.O.BIGELOW - Lotions, potions and remedies! This is the ultimate one stop shop for every New Years remedie and detox, and they've been doing it since 1838 so you'll get transported to a time and place of personalized attention and customized formulas. The selection of products are the best from all over the world- formulas that work, have stood the test of time, and are just plain fabulous. Rock & Roll legends, prominent personalities, starlets, and the colorful society of the Village lend themselves to the unique shopping experience at this landmark pharmacy.
15% discount on all in-store purchases. (prescription drugs and co-pays are excluded).
Intelligent Nutrients - For a purer than pure start to the New Year you can't beat Intelligent Nutrients whose core philposopy is that everything we put in and on our bodies must be nutritious and safe. Utilizing the most cutting edge natural, organic and green technologies available, Intelligent Nutrients delivers a comprehensive line of beauty, health and lifestyle products free of chemicals or harmful toxins.
15% off any Intelligent Nutrients puchases and 15% off any Facelove services.
JOEY HEALY EYEBROW STUDIO - 'Raising the Brow' is a great New Year mindset and Joey Healy is the guy to help you do it! Known for his trendsetting vision and amazing technical skill, Joey Healy is one of the most influential and sought-after eyebrow specialists in the industry. With a complete range of bespoke services, accessories and powders you'll be sure to have the sharpest brows with which to start 2017! For more information and to book and appointment, click here.
SALON V - If you're thinking New Year New Look then Salon V on 8th Street is a great place to start and the place where talent meets creativity. Despite Salon V’s classy chic decor, you won’t find any pretentiousness. Clients can enjoy a warm and inviting environment with perks such as an aroma scalp massage before shampoos, tea, coffee, beer or a glass of wine to unwind. They offer an array of specialty treatments for your hair and scalp as well as an ammonia-free color line which keeps your hair in “virgin-like” condition, and much more! To see their full range of services, click here.
20% off services for first time clients.
KARINE KAZARIAN; BIOLOGIQUE RECHERCHE - Did you know skin accounts for 16% of a persons body weight and is one of our vital organs! It needs looking after and lets face it, we all love great looking skin! The biology of your skin is Kariné Kazarian's passion. With over 25 years of experience, Kariné can diagnose your current Skin Instant with an initial consultation and then recomend treatments like the Biologique Face Remodeling and Le Soin et Lissant (recommended for traumatic after-sun exposures). The West 8th Street location has decor and an aesthetic reminiscent of a 19th century French beauty parlor. A rare and extensive collection of elixirs by French-based skin connoisseurs Biologique Recherche is also available here, for those already in the know and for others who have yet to discover this level of skin luxury. To find out more, click here.
15% off any treatment.
Stay tuned for more information about our 'Village Vitality' series which will be running through the year featuring health, beauty and fitness!