900 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02122
Phone: (617) 287-9200
Fax: (617) 282-2365
Beauty & Spas
If you are tired of that regular conventional look, it's about time you changed your hair-style. Meet Sandy Poirier, the hair icon from Boston. His salon, Shag is visited by the bigwigs from the world of rock and fashion. The sprawling salon features a handful of stylists and state-of-the-art equipment. The staff is well-trained, knowledgeable and gives you just the right look.
Tweed Barbers has been South End’s salon of choice since opening in 2006. Formerly called State Street Barbers, after its Chicago-based counterpart, they offer award-winning treatments and services for men. Best known for their haircuts and hot lather shaves, they also offer hair coloring, facials and skin treatments. Their team of skilled professionals guarantee personalized services. Vintage chairs and old-fashioned decor are reminiscent of quintessential barber shops of yesteryear.
With the sun streaming in through big plate windows looking out onto South Street, Fresh Hair is inviting without being pretentious. The hardwood floors, house plants and creamy walls allow clients to settle in while still feeling pampered. Fresh Hair doesn't scrimp on the niceties, their staff is knowledgeable and friendly and they offer everything that most people could ask for, from simple cuts to massage to facials and up-dos. Fresh Hair's beauty is like that of the surrounding neighborhood, the perks of the metropolitan without the accompanying pretension or price.
Blissful Monkey Yoga Studios is a small space with a pleasant feel. Blissful Monkey offers an array of classes, taught by various instructors, with diverse backgrounds. Most students tend to have some yoga experience but classes are available for all experience levels. If you don't know a Down Dog from a Half Moon Pose, try the beginner class. Multi-class packages are available at a discount.
If 'no space to work out' has always been your excuse, then head towards this 35,000 square feet (3251.61 square meters) fitness club exclusively for women. If you have kids you can't leave behind, bring them along - they'll be in good hands at the in-house nursery. Attend the equipment orientation to figure out what's best for your body. There are four studios featuring Pilates, boxing and other fitness programs such as aerobics, weight-training, cardiovascular workouts and more. Conclude your day with a visit to the sauna or a dip in the jacuzzi.
Located inside the W Boston, the Bliss Spa is a great place to pamper yourself. Set across 5000 square feet (464.51 square meters), it features a plush nail lounge with separate pedicure and manicure bases, several treatment rooms, lounges for men and women and a beauty boutique where you can buy their products. Listen to some blues songs while getting a massage or a facial and relish on their famous brownie platter after a rejuvenating session. Though Bliss is on the expensive side, it is worth the spend for a wonderful experience.
A historic building in Boston, Massachusetts, BYMCU is a liberal Protestant youth association. It was founded by Unitarians in 1852 when they were excluded from the Boston YMCA which was evangelical. The building was constructed in Gothic style in the year 1876, and was registered on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1980. Currently, it is the Boston Union Gym or BYMCU Athletic Club. YMCU admits men having good moral character and belief in the truths of Christianity.
A brainchild of Helena Collins, Life in Synergy offers you a change from the traditional methods of getting in shape. The Synergistics Fitness Method, developed by Collins, is tailored to suit your lifestyle and will incorporate routines into your daily activities. With this technique, you don't have to give up your favorite food or indulge in rigorous sweaty workouts. Moreover, you can achieve your desired shape in lesser time than a regular gym regime. A session with Life in Synergy will be a harmonious one, for your body, mind and soul.
The skilled staff at Christopher J Hawes Color & Design Group have an amazing craft when it comes to working on hair. At this popular salon, you can rest assured of having the most chic haircut and style. Their techniques constantly keep up with trends and are exclusive to the client's preferences. Not only does the end result leave you impressed, their attention to detail is unrivaled.
The Salon at 10 Newbury prides itself on unrivaled hair styling and customer satisfaction. If you are keen on experimenting the latest hair cut or color, then this trendy salon is the right choice to get it done. The staff and stylists are friendly and knowledgeable, with years of experience to their credit. People who have visited here once, have become regulars because of the amazing new look achieved and the flawless service on offer.
This brainchild of renowned hairstylist Gaston Safar is located in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood. Soon after its establishment in 1998, Salon Acote joined the ranks of the best in the beauty industry. Apart from regular services like haircut, blow dry, highlights and coloring, clients line-up for their Copola Keratin Straightening and Bio Ionic Straightening treatments. While waiting for your turn, you can sip on wine or capuccino at the salon's outdoor terrace. Being one of the popular salons in town, booking an appointment is highly recommended.
Avanti Salon in the Back Bay area is famous for transforming simple workaholic-type women into glamorous eye-catchers. Hair color, manicures, pedicures, micro-dermabrasions, facials and more have women flocking to Avanti Salon. The salon's decor is minimalistic with white walls and pops of bright green on the ceiling and shelves, well organized products for sale, oversized mirrors and track lighting. Gift certificates are available.