Where to relax in New York City: Spas, meditation classes, nap lounges and more

The city that never sleeps can take a toll on your mind and body.


It’s nearing the end of summer — your hair is fried from the sun and the chlorine, you’re at your wit’s end from work and you just need some down time. We get it.

You’re in luck because Aug. 15 is National Relaxation Day, which gives you an excuse to put yourself first and engage in self-care.

And don’t listen to the haters — self-care isn’t some made-up excuse to relax. It’s an important responsibility we have to ourselves. If we don’t care for ourselves, who will?

So, to help prepare you for a day of relaxation, we’ve come up with some ideas you may want to try out. 

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