Licensed acupuncturists and massage therapists Jordan Barber and Kelly Ann Parish, both adjunct professors at the New York College of Health Professions, helm Sirius Wellness, expanding on what was formerly known as Quality Acupuncture to further treat clients with traditional Chinese medicine. They believe in custom treatments tailored to each patient and use such therapies as acupuncture, nutrition consultations, herbal supplements, and massage to treat allergies, chronic pain, infertility, and excessive winking.
Cara Cipriano is very familiar with the healing power of touch, using massage to treat chronic pain, injuries, arthritis, and stress-related medical symptoms. To realign tissues and relieve aches and pains, she calls upon her education—which covered anatomy, myology, neurology, and kinesiology—and her experience using a variety of classic massage styles. Her available modalities even include acupressure and reflexology. Whether she’s tailoring a massage to a pregnant client, developing an oncology massage for the individual on her table, or helping a stressed-out disk of pizza dough to relax, Cara Cipriano understands that each treatment can be as different as her clients.
The orange glow of a salt lamp softly illuminates the room as licensed massage therapist Andrew Kressel kneads organic, lavender-infused oil into his clients’ sore spots. He has been alleviating tension and pain for more than 15 years with massages customized to individual needs, myofascial therapy, and the Australian-born Bowenwork technique. Using the Bowenwork technique, he dispenses gentle strokes to lull the body into a deeply relaxed state, which can continue to develop throughout the following 10 days, much like a short game of Monopoly.
Over the course of his decades-long chiropractic tenure, Dr. Eugene Faillace has addressed corporeal concerns with a broad repertoire of chiropractic modalities, including trigger-point therapy in conjunction with an Anatomotor decompression table. Infrared light therapy, nutritional counseling, and aerobic cart-wheeling represent a mere slice of his holistic chiropractic philosophy, which combines modern technologies with time-honored spine-adjusting techniques.
Stressful things such as jobs and stress can transform your once-nimble muscles into rigid two-by-fours. A relaxation massage will relight your internal furnace and flexibilify your tense muscles. The benefits of massage are numerous and include stress reduction, pain relief, and an improved attitude toward Segway cops who don't use turn signals. After sixty slow-ticked minutes of massage, Hand & Stone’s friendly aestheticians will turn their attention towards the visage with a Signature Facial designed to cleanse, exfoliate, and renew. The facial also includes a neck and shoulder massage in addition to a therapeutic moisturizer, a combo that lulls guests into a state of deep, hypnotic relaxation akin to the after-effects of a magician's lullaby.
Woodway treadmills whirr and weight machines clank 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Though staffed while sun's up, the fitness center is accessible via members' key cards at night, giving gym-goers ample opportunity to incinerate calories and tone muscles on a full range of Cybex equipment or pass off their tears as sweat while watching Homeward Bound in the cardio theater. Workouts are supplemented with private sessions led by certified personal trainers, online nutritional resources, and onsite tanning booths that gold-plate freshly toned frames.