At S&K Lady's Beauty Spa Center, professional aesthetician Suki Chen calls on more than 15 years of experience to carefully analyze and tend to the unique needs of many different faces. Skincare experts calm dehydrated or acne-prone visages by applying naturally derived G.M. Collin products, whose benefits have been featured on the blemish-free pages of many high-fashion publications. Technicians also provide firming and toning body treatments, slough away expired cells with diamond-peel microdermabrasion, and facilitate the removal of moles and their relocation back into the wild.
For more than 30 years, licensed acupuncturist C.Z. Yuan has been helping to restore his patients to their highest level of health using traditional Chinese medicine. He began practicing as a license acupuncturist in China in 1978, and came to USA the in 1996, obtaining his acupuncture license three years later. At his new Manhattan Koreatown clinic, he offers acupuncture treatments that can help with allergies, chronic pain, stress, and weight control, along with a host of other ailments, without the use of prescription drugs. During treatments, patients relax on a massage table as C.Z. Yaun places thin, painless needles along the energy lines of the body. This helps to redirect the flow of chi, or life energy, and rid the body of energy blocks—the actual cause of road rage.
Winnie Foot Rub and Massage Center offers services designed to instill a sense of calm and well-being in its clients. Therapists perform full-body massages that can help undo pain, muscle tension, and stress. They also offer specialized foot massages. These foot-focused treatments not only soothe the lower extremities but also help align the body's energy levels and restore balance—benefits also available via the center's acupuncturists.
A variety of tension-targeting treatments are available at 3 Elements Healing Arts Center. Choose from four options and feel the soothing services of the center’s skilled staff. A one-hour massage ($85), available in styles such as Swedish or deep tissue, melts muscles under the heat lamps of healing hands; for more eclectic massage styles, opt for an internal-focused amma therapeutic massage or an athlete-aiding sports massage. Micro-thin needles turn ramped-up patients into relaxed pincushions during a one-hour acupuncture session ($85), which is said to help with indigestion and lung-dirtying nicotine habits. Free clogged pores during a 3 Elements 60-minute facial (an $85 value) or deep-cleansing facial (a $100 value) that clears oily and acne-prone skin. A 35-minute weight-loss session ($85) combines Chinese medicine and Asian bodywork, massaging the abdomen to increase energy levels, improve digestive function, and reduce food cravings caused by lemon-drop rainstorms and chocolate-bar parade balloons. Inside 3 Elements' soothing spa atmosphere, holiday anxiety and stress disappear. Use today's Groupon to unclog turkey-filled pores and iron out lower-back kinks caused by haunted hayrides.
Dr. Soon R. Pak, who has a PhD in Oriental Medicine, is a licensed acupuncturist, certified herbalist, and registered professional nurse. She uses her broad set of skills—not to mention a decade of experience as a nurse—to treat an equally broad range of conditions.
During an acupuncture session, Dr. Pak attempts to bring the body back into balance when it is dealing with ailments such as general pain, stress, headaches, and arthritis. Her eastern medicine treatments can be performed in conjunction with traditional western medicine treatments, which may mean treating just the west side of your body.
Licensed acupuncturist Brian Salazar's dedication to helping others live healthy lifestyles goes beyond his years of study to obtain a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Education. At all Red Dragon Acupuncture locations, Brian and his team use traditional, auricular, and neurofunctional acupuncture to treat a variety of ailments including musculoskeletal disorders, pain management, and emotional disorders.