This past year, putting your health and the health of your family first has been the most important thing you could do. Whether its yoga outside, decompressing in a salt cave, a spa day for all or a wellness coaching session, Long Island is a destination where all can come to relax and feel at their best health. Long Island has countless, vast outdoor parks & recreation areas to utilize for outdoor exercise as well as numerous local wellness businesses to help you recover from your activities. Discover Long Island’s Fitness Ambassador, Dr. Michele Reed, Long Island native, Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician and Certified Personal Trainer, has been helping locals discover all the best health & wellness activities and outlets across the island for you to enjoy safely today! Check out Dr. Reed’s latest tips & recommendations, and all the fun things you can do right now for a fun, healthy lifestyle.
Relax & renew your senses after a long day when you check into Viana’s state-of-the-art luxury spa. There is a variety of special treatments ranging at the spa from skin care to body massages even to special Reiki healing treatments.
At Gurney’s, take advantage of the newly renovated Seawater Spa debuting later in 2021. The spa has been re-imagined with the help of Alonso Balaguer Designs, who created the famed-Aire Ancient Bath Spas. The spa will include co-ed relaxation areas, eucalyptus oil-infused steam rooms and an ocean-fed saltwater pool.
East Hampton, NY
For unparalleled luxury at one of the Hamptons finest Bed & Breakfasts, check into The Baker House 1650. Not only can you host an exquisite event on lush, terraced gardens & elegant reception hall, but you can unwind in the hotel’s state-of-the-art spa facility. Relax, rejuvenate & renew with Baker House’s many spa treatment options & wellness outlets.
Glen Cove, NY
For a truly eclectic health & wellness experience, check out the Mansion at Glen Cove’s newly updated spa facilities. Relax quietly in the salt cave or steam room, get a gym session in at the fitness center, try Stand Up Paddle Boarding Yoga at the indoor pool or book a special spa treatment of your choice. Walk the 55-acre estate and take in the fresh air and outdoors while you visit as well.
UNIQUE WELLNESS EXPERIENCES
Uncover one of the best, new ways to reduce stress and anxiety at Revive Health Studio with the new Tune Bed. By using healing sounds & vibrations, the Tune Bed helps you heal your mind & spirit with an easy & efficient means.
Port Washington, NY
Right on inspiration Wharf in Port Washington, Port Salt Cave offers one of the best deep relaxation experiences in their salt cave. Salt Therapy supports the immune, nervous & lymphatic system, and is just straight up the most calming experience ever. Be sure to get some salt crystal jewelry from Krystal Blu Boutique on your way out too!
Try out a new beauty routine at Sugared Beauty Bar, where sugar, lemon and water are the all-natural ingredients used for your self-care upkeep! Aside from the skincare and sugaring services offered, the Studio also offers reiki class and utilizes Tibetan tones to center those who join the classes.
Port Jefferson, NY
As we focus on health and wellness, one of the main goals is to reduce and eliminate pain, which is also the main mission of the Pain Institute of Long Island. With four locations across Long Island, the Pain Institute’s doctors & physicians utilize leading edge evidence-based techniques to help find the right treatments to fit all the unique pain needs!
SELF CARE PRODUCTS
Turn your self-care routine into a self-care ritual with Divine Self Ritual’s all natural, health & beauty products. Especially if you have more sensitive skin, Divine’s collection of soaps and luxuriously moisturizing lotions will take the best care of the skin you are in. Shop now too for candles, scrubs and more!
Ocean Beach, NY
If you are into spiritual healing, then Hanalei & Kula’s of Fire Island has the right inventory for you! Not only does the team sell the best incense, sage and smoke smudges to cleanse the air around you, but they have amazing skin care options, candles and home-made scents created by the shop’s own owners!
Treat yourself to a brand-new look and even some shopping therapy at Quintessential Lifestyles’ salon. Book a hair or makeup appointment, and then shop from the wonderful variety of beauty & lifestyle products that the team uses to be fabulous every day!
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