40 The QUEE NS Courier • wellness • AUGUST 18, 2016 for breaking news visit www.qns.com WELLNESS WHO NEEDS POKEMON? Relax at these 10 Queens day spas By Brianna Ellis email@example.com/@briinformed s When the weight of the world is on your shoulders, that wild Pikachu is still on the loose, a nice relaxing body massage is a healthy and therapeutic way to ease tension. Here at The Courier, we are big fans of stress relief and so we prepared a list of some of the best spas throughout Queens where you can relieve chronic back pain, wax those eyebrows, arms and legs or treat yourself to a well-deserved facial. These spas frequently offer airbrush tans, as well as makeup and eye enhancers at a few of these special locations. Some services may be pricey, but we’re sure that the satisfaction will be worth every penny. And there are no Pokemon inside, we swear! 1. Orient Retreat Spa (Flushing) Photo by Orient Retreat Spa Loosen up those tense muscles with Orient Retreat Spa‘s special treatments such as Healing Flower Remedy, Sleep Therapy, Anti-stress Back Massage Treatment, facials and more. Body services range from $90 to $240 per session. 2. Sun Spa (Flushing) Photo by Sun Spa Bask in complete bliss at the Sun Spa in Flushing, where aromatherapy is provided with special oils to ease tension in your muscles. Sessions range from 30 to 90 minutes for $45 to $118. Additionally, deep tissue massages are available as well. 3. Spa Heaven (Ridgewood) Photo by Spa Heaven If its dazzling interior doesn’t relax you already, Spa Heaven‘s Foot Reflexology, Hydro-lifting facial treatment and other services are worthwhile. Massage prices start at $25 to $130 but prices vary for waxing, facial treatments and more. 4. Spa Castle (College Point) Photo: Spa Castle Spa Castle, a well-known haven for relaxation, is the essential spot to receive a variety of body massages. Some services include the deep tissue, Shiatsu and Swedish massage for mainly $150. You can also try the Healing Stone Therapy, where warm Basalt stones are placed upon the body, for $160. 5. New York Spa & Sauna (Flushing) Photo by NY Spa & Sauna Rub away the stress of your day at this easy-going day spa in Flushing. For an entry fee of $30 for adults and $20 for children, visitors can enjoy different body scrubs and massages, starting at $50 to $140. For $200, you can purchase 10 entry passes and receive a sameday discount. 6. Simple Skin Spa (Maspeth) Photo Courtesy of Simple Skin Spa Facials and body treatments are great benefits to this spa, but guests will also enjoy the waxing, airbrush tan/makeup and eye enhancers. Prices start at $25 to about $175. 7. Body & Mind Spa (Whitestone) Photo by Body & Mind Spa What’s a better way to relax your body and mind then at this day spa in Whitestone? Body & Mind Spa offers unique packages on sale like the Couples Moment for $279, Mommy-to-Be Package for $159 and Classic European Facial for $59. 8. Crystal Day Spa (Forest Hills) Photo by Crystal Day Spa Take a dip into this beautiful Jacuzzi at Crystal Day Spa in Forest Hills. In addition to spa treatments for individuals and couples, Sweet 16 spa parties and Baby Birthday Tea Parties are hosted here. Check out crystalspainc.com for a full list of services. 9. Lilac Service Inc. (Astoria) Photo by Lilac Spa Astoria After a long week of work, your body will thank you for a massage at the Lilac Service spa in Astoria. Acupuncture is $50, in addition to affordable back and foot rubs ranging from $18 to $85. Before 3 p.m., massages are only $40 for an hour. 10. Reverie Spa (Bayside) Similar to the other spas, Reverie offers a variety of deep tissue and hot stone massages for low costs. The spa also uses Apilus digital technology for hair removal sessions. Check out all of the services on Reverie’s website.
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