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Get Healthy, Gorgeous and Buff in Manhattan

The fast pace of the city requires you to be at your best just to keep up. And let's face it, Manhattan can be a shallow town. You want to look good too. Find the best places to get healthy, gorgeous and buff -- or just to de-stress from your hectic Manhattan lifestyle.
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Ride Your Bike in New York City
Ride your bike in NYC.

2012 About.com Manhattan Readers' Choice Awards
Nominate your picks for the best of Manhattan in the 2012 About.com Manhattan Readers' Choice Awards.

Readers' Choice Awards 2011

Detox in New York City
Feeling like a cranky, stressed-out, stereotypical New Yorker? We've got some new ideas to help you detox, chill out, and find some inner peace.

Best Manhattan Gym
Nominate your gym for the About.com Readers' Choice Best Manhattan Gym Award.

Best Manhattan Yoga Class
Nominate your yoga class for the About.com Readers' Choice Best Manhattan Gym Award.

Best Manhattan Hair Color
Nominate your favorite fitness class for the About.com Readers' Choice Best Manhattan Hair Color Award.

Best Manhattan Salon for Black Hair
Nominate your stylist for the About.com Readers' Choice Best Manhattan Salon for Black Hair Award.

Best Manhattan Dog Run
Nominate your favorite fitness class for the About.com Readers' Choice Best Manhattan Fitness Class Award.

Best Manhattan Salon for Curly Hair
Nominate your stylist for the About.com Readers' Choice Best Manhattan Salon for Curly Hair Award.

Best Manhattan Fitness Class
Nominate your favorite fitness class for the About.com Readers' Choice Best Manhattan Fitness Class Award.

Blue Light Floatation -- A Floatation Tank Experience in New York City
Enjoy a floatation tank experience in the heart of Manhattan. New York City's Blue Light Floatation provides a unique way for New Yorkers to relax, release, and look inward.

Halo Air Salt Rooms -- Salt Therapy for New York Detox
Relax and breathe in the salt at Halo Air Salt Rooms in New York City. They say that the salt will cure what ails you -- including sinus trouble, allergies, bad skin, hangovers, and more.

One Lucky Duck Juice & Takeaway -- Raw Food to Go in New York City
One Lucky Duck Juice & Takeaway -- Raw Food to Go in New York City

The Open Center -- New York Spirituality, Culture, and Holistic Health
Review of the New York Open Center, the NYC destination for classes and inquiry on topics of spirituality, culture, creativity, and holistic health.

Blue Light Floatation -- A Floatation Tank Experience in New York City
Enjoy a floatation tank experience in the heart of Manhattan. New York City's Blue Light Floatation provides a unique way for New Yorkers to relax, release, and look inward.

Equinox Fitness
Equinox fitness gym review and information on monthly membership fees, initiation fees, classes, facilities, and more

New York Sports Club
New York Sports Club gym review and information on monthly membership fees, initiation fees, classes, facilities, and more

Eliza's Eyes -- New York's Eyebrow Shaping Guru
Eliza Petrescu is known as "the queen of the arch" and is the preferred eyebrow shaper of celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Oprah Winfrey. Her salon, the first dedicated solely to eyebrows and famous as the go-to spot for NYC's best eyebrow shaping, recently moved from the dearly departed Avon Salon and Spa to Exhale Spa.

Spa Week in New York City: Discounted Spa Treatments at Manhattan's Best Spas
Get discounted spa treatements at more than 80 New York City spas during New York Spa Week 2007 from April 16-22. Participating spas include Gansevoort Spa & Lounge, Oasis Day Spa, and many more. Get massages, facials, body wraps, manicures, pedicures and more.

Best Salons for Curly Hair in New York City
Are you sick of bad haircuts from stylists who don't know what to do with your curly or ethnic hair? Check out New York's best salons that specialize in curly, wavy, black, and ethnic hair. Whether you straighten your curls or let them bounce free, you need a stylist who knows curly and ethnic hair types.

Best Celebrity Hair Salons in New York City
Want to look like a celebrity? Get your hair styled at the salons where the stars go. You'll pay a fortune for hair like Sarah Jessica, Jennifer, Uma, and Naomi. But you'll look gorgeous and you just might spot a celebrity in hair foils.

Endermologie New York City -- Cellulite Treatment
Does endermologie really work on stubborn cellulite? New York City endermologie resources.

Best of New York -- Beauty and Fitness
Check out New York Magazine's 2005 picks for best beauty and fitness services in Manhattan. Best Haircuts at Any Budget, Best Anti-Aging Facial, and much more.

Spa-NYC
Find the latest discounts and special events at New York City spas. Check out spa reviews and register to win free spa treatments.

Laughing Lotus -- Cool Yoga Classes for Beginners and Advanced
Laughing Lotus gets kudos from Shape, Yoga Journal and other publications in the know. They offer Vinyasa for beginner and advanced students. Classes for beginners are a fun, non-intimidating way to get started. Other fun classes include early morning Sun Celebration, Midnight Yoga, and Thai Massage.

Sephora NYC
Ah, Sephora. The mecca of makeup, perfume, and all things girly. Get directions to shop at any of 8 locations in Manhattan or buy online.

Heaven Day Spa -- The Manning Institute
This out-of-the-way little spa in an office building in the financial district is a hidden gem. Their facials are the best I've ever had -- and I've been around. Heaven also offers a wide range of day spa services, as well as holistic health consulting and alternative treatments like accupuncture.

The Green Apple -- NYC Discounts
This little coupon book offers $2,000 worth of discounts on natural and holistic products and services. Free and discounted yoga classes, spa services, and organic health and beauty products.

Hibba NYC Salon
Eyebrow threading is an art at Hibba NYC, a Soho salon that also specializes in hair removal via waxing and sugaring.

Best Manhattan Spas
Which are the best Manhattan spas for facials, massage, bikini wax, manicures, pedicures, and your other pampering and beautifying needs?

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