iDo Holistic Center
Conveniently situated in a new facility near 5th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, iDo Holistic Center bolsters patient wellness with an ozonated environment and their house specialty, Japanese shiatsu. Also termed acupressure, shiatsu massages apply manual pressure to key surface points tied to the central nervous system, fostering harmony within the body. Before each shiatsu treatment, therapists empirically examine patients’ appearances, odors, and bodily sounds for signs of disharmony, such as stomach gurgles that mimic blues guitar. Gentle Swedish and more intense deep-tissue massages complete the kneading offerings, which can soothe individuals or relax duos in romantic couples rooms. Staffers can augment massages with treatments such as Japanese acupuncture, which uses finer and gentler needles than its mainstream Chinese cousin, and reiki, which aligns body and mind with healing energy. The onsite herbal sauna, perfumed by Japanese herbs, glows with infrared light as it helps boost oxygen flow by dilating inhabitants’ blood vessels.