Revitalize & Renew: Self-Care on the Upper West Side

Revitalize & Renew

Whether you’re looking for an early morning yoga class to ease into your day, some light and good-for-you fare for dinner or lunch, or a full day spent being pampered at a local spa, self-care on the Upper West Side is yours for the asking. Practicing self-care may look different to everyone but when you’re here you have many options from which to choose. Let’s take a look at self-care on the Upper West Side.

Stretch into Your Morning

NY Loves Yoga at 140 West 83rd Street (between Columbus and Amsterdam Aves) is a great place for yoga on the Upper West Side. Take advantage of a drop-in class or one-on-one instruction as you begin a day of self-care. They offer multiple styles of yoga as well as meditation, sound healing, and workshops on healing, body care, and yoga techniques. The studio and instructors are welcoming and the space is quite lovely. NY Loves Yoga is a 13-minute stroll or 7 minutes by car from your stay at The Wallace.

Upper West Side Yoga and Wellness is a cult favorite in the area. The owners are devoted to wellness yoga and overall self-care. And it shows in their classes and in their welcoming attitudes. Their full lineup of yoga and wellness classes is quite the self-care menu. The studio is located about an 8-minute car ride from The Wallace or, if you feel like walking it’s an easy 18-minute walk.

Feeling Beautiful, Looking Beautiful

On the Upper West Side, it’s so easy to feel beautiful. We have some of the best salons in the city. When you know you look great you exude an undeniable glow. Get your glow-up on UWS-style at Salon West. Located at the corner of 85th and Amsterdam Ave, Salon West is an 8-minute car ride or a 15-minute walk from The Wallace. For nearly 30 years Salon West has been the go-to for excellence in service, stylists, and customer satisfaction. The atmosphere is relaxed and very pleasant. The stylists excel at haircuts, color, and achieving a style that’s all your own. There’s no easier way to care for yourself than a trip to this hair salon on New York’s Upper West Side.  

Pamper your Fingers and Toes

Isn’t it amazing how relaxed and renewed you feel after a mani-pedi? And nail salons on the Upper West Side are many. We think you’ll enjoy some self-care three blocks from The Wallace (an easy 6-minute stroll) at Colorvat NYC. This premium full-service nail salon offers European-style services with award-winning technicians who are really artisans in the art of nail care. Colorvat NYC offers luxury service and a pampering experience just as you would expect from a nail salon on the Upper West Side. And the technicians are also trained in caring for nail health as well. Find out for yourself why Colorvat NYC is more than your typical mani-pedi nail salon. It’s truly self-care. 

A Spa Day Like No Other

Whether for just a few hours or an entire day, nothing quite checks nearly all the self-care boxes like time spent at a NYC spa on the Upper West Side. Located a leisurely 8-minute stroll (or 3-minute car ride) from The Wallace is Peaceful Body Spa. Let yourself go and unwind mentally and physically as your massage therapist takes you to the pinnacle of stress-free relaxation. Peaceful Body Spa offers specials, individual massages, and couples massages. You’ll feel renewed, relaxed, and refreshed after indulging in the perfect self-care.

Renewing Spa 2 at 677 Amsterdam Ave is a 6-minute car ride from your stay at The Wallace. The name says it all. You will absolutely feel renewed mind, body, and spirit after a day spent in the most indulgent self-pampering. From foot reflexology and chair massage to hot stone, Swedish, deep tissue, and hand, and scalp massage. 

Aromatherapy complements the bodywork and transports you to a state of, well, renewal. The spa also offers combo packages and CBD oil massage to level up the relaxation.

Sushi to Complement The Day’s Self-Care on The Upper West Side

Excellent food is everywhere in New York City and the Upper West Side offers plenty of opportunity to taste some of the best. When you mention sushi on the Upper West Side you’ll likely get a recommendation for Raku. This highly rated yet unassuming sushi spot is a favorite among local residents and guests. They do offer other Japanese dishes like tempura and ramen however the star of the show is definitely the sushi. Raku is a few blocks from The Wallace, an easy stroll or if you are a little too relaxed after your spa pampering, Raku is a three-minute drive. 

Sushi Ishikawa offers excellent sushi options and progressive Japanese dinners in a small venue (just 24 seats!). Sushi Ishikawa is located a mere 7-minute walk from the Wallace or three minutes by car. Under the direction of the renowned chef and owner Don Pham Sushi Ishikawa is a popular choice for healthy and refreshing fare.

Self-Care Treasures Await You on The Upper West Side

The Upper West Side is a treasure trove of self-care opportunities. A stay at The Wallace helps you to continue your quest for renewal of mind, body, and soul. We provide a comfortable, yet elegant, place to unwind from your day and so much more. Book your stay at The Wallace today and begin your self-care journey.