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These Are the Best Health & Beauty Businesses in Westchester


— Editor’s Picks —

Photo courtesy of Barre3

Mind-Body Workout

barre3 Rivertowns*

Dobbs Ferry; www.barre3.com/studio-locations/rivertowns

Beginners and workout-warriors alike can expect to leave a barre3 class with a seriously balanced body and mind, and a strong bond with the barre3 community.

The challenging, highly effective workout combines the best of all workout worlds — strength conditioning, cardio, and mindfulness. barre3’s new studio, in downtown Dobbs Ferry (Westchester’s first), offers flexible hours,including predawn classes, and on-site childcare.

Unique Workout

Westchester Ninja Warriors

Elmsford; www.westchesterninjawarriors.com

If you’re looking for a change from your standard yoga, Pilates, or weightlifting, try this out-of-the-box exercise inspired by the television show American Ninja Warrior. With classes for adults and children, this one-of-a-kind workout will build strength and confidence with obstacles like the salmon ladder, monkey bars, ring swings, warped wall, and mini-trampolines.

New Gym

Level Fitness

Yorktown Heights; www.levelfitnessclubs.com

Look, we know Westchester has more posh gyms than you can shake a S’well bottle at, but this new stunner in Yorktown Heights hits 10 on the Swank-O-Meter. With 25,000 square feet of cutting-edge features, like a cycling studio, functional training studio, salt room, and hydro-massage lounge, this gym is worth a stop for even the most jaded fitness buff.

Pole Gym

Pole Position Dance Studio

White Plains; www.polepositionstudio.com

Dance poles emerged from the shadows of seedy clubs and music videos several years ago. In fact, they are now a popular workout methodology and competitive sport. Enter this fun-loving studio, which offers a range of top-notch aerial fitness classes for both curious neophytes and pole pros.

Yoga With a View

Tovami Yoga

Mamaroneck; www.tovamiyoga.com

Yogis can take classes, workshops, and more at this second-floor studio — while taking in amazing views of the Long Island Sound. (The view is great all day in the front room, according to owner Tobi Kundid.) In the summer, the water views kick up a notch, with classes right on the beach.


Tommy Carter at Immortal Fitness

Pleasantville/Mount Kisco; www.immortalfit.com

Trainers are in no short supply in Westchester, but Tommy Carter truly stands out from the crowd. The owner/founder of Immortal Fitness, Carter is a Level 3 CrossFit Trainer, a USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, and has completed courses ranging from gymnastics and aerobics to mobility. This all adds up to one hard-to-beat fitness instructor.

Juice Shots

Organic Pharmer

Rye Brook; www.organicpharmer.com

You’re on the run and don’t quite have the time to sit down to enjoy that açai bowl or kale salad. Give Organic Pharmer’s impressive line of juice shots a try, ranging in flavors from Anti-Inflammatory to Immunity. While they might not exactly fill you up, these little sips do provide a welcome boost of goodness.

Boutique Salon

Shine Salon + Spa

Ossining; www.shine-salon-spa.com

This salon is housed in a chic spot, featuring a clean interior with wood and exposed brick. Originally a nail spa, Shine Salon + Spa is a one-stop shop for all beauty needs — expertly offering hair styling, manicures, pedicures, and eyebrow shaping.


Constantine Mourges at
Oggi Adam & Eve Salon and Day Spa

Scarsdale; www.oggiadameve.com

A new hairstyle or blowout can provide the ultimate confidence boost. For luscious locks, trust your tresses to Constantine “Dean” Mourges. The charismatic hairstylist has spent the last 25 years perfecting his specialties, including killer cuts, blowouts, color/color correction, and keratin treatments.

Brow-Shaping Expert

Kandes Ross at BLVD

Scarsdale; www.yourbeautyblvd.com

Trust is key when putting your eyebrows into the hands of someone else. Studying the art of brows for seven years, Kandes Ross has worked at BLVD for four of them, sculpting each brow to flatter every unique individual she works with. The end of a session will make you glow each time.

Photos by Heather Sommer

New Makeup Line

Eiluj a beauty lounge

Katonah; www.eilujbeauty.com

Looking to offer customers innovation, quality, and an array of colors, owner Julie Cuomo launched Eiluj Beauty, her own line of makeup. The line is cruelty and paraben-free and features lipsticks in a variety of finishes and triple-milled eyeshadows, which can be combined for customizable palettes.

Eyebrow Threading

Infinity Brows Studio


Whether you go for a thin line or a bold Kardashian-style look, you can count on the ladies at Infinity to get your eyebrows into perfect shape every time. Threading is the specialty at this cute, airy, little studio, but their menu of options also includes brow and lash tinting, eyelash extensions, henna tattoos, and makeup services.

Photo by Dave Venturini

Photo by Dave Venturini

De-stressing Spa Treatments

Salt + Sweat

Rye Brook; www.saltandsweat.com

Located in a trendy-yet-Zen space, Salt + Sweat is the ideal place to walk in tense and leave with a new sense of calm. Treatments include salt-room therapy, which uses mood-boosting ionized salt, serotonin-releasing massages, and infrared sauna treatments.

Most noteworthy is their meditation technology NuCalm. The patented technology addresses the part of the brainstem responsible for producing stress and anxiety, clinically proven to relax you within minutes, without drugs.

Female Hair-Loss Treatment

Medi Tresse

Scarsdale; www.meditresse.com

Thinning hair and baldness can be particularly hard for women. Medi Tresse offers much-needed solutions for female hair rejuvenation in the form of innovative nonsurgical treatments, like platelet-rich plasma therapy and low-level laser therapy. The staff is attuned to its clients’ need for effective and discreet care in a soothing atmosphere.

— Readers’ Picks —


Style Society

New Rochelle; www.stylesocietyny.com

Pressed Juices

Green Life

Mamaroneck; www.greenlifeny.com


Victoria Sanabria at Fullblown Westchester

Dobbs Ferry; www.fullblownwestchester.com

Cosmetic Procedures

re:fresh beauty bar

Elmsford; www.refreshbb.com

Day Spa

Oasis Day Spa

Dobbs Ferry; www.oasiswestchester.com/

Fitness Classes

Bikram Yoga

Rye Brook; www.bikramyogaryebrook.com

Fitness Classes

Bikram Yoga

Scarsdale; www.bikramyogascarsdale.com

Eyelash Extensions

Iconic Lash Lounge

Yorktown Heights; www.iconiclashlounge.com


POSH Beauty Boutique

Bronxville; www.poshbronxville.com


Matt Gagliardi at Eclipse Hair, Body, Nails

Tarrytown; eclipsehairbodynails.com

Health Club

Westchester Fit

White Plains; www.westchesterfit.com

Independent Pharmacy

Grassy Sprain Pharmacy

Yonkers; www.grassysprainpharmacy.com

Laser Hair Removal

Dare to be Bare

Hartsdale; www.dare2bbare.com

Makeup Artist

Clarissa Reyes at Glam Beauty Studio

New Rochelle; www.clarybeauty.com


Eclipse Hair, Body, Nails

Tarrytown; www.eclipsehairbodynails.com


Tranquility Spa


Mind/Body Programs

Rebel Yoga Studios

Thornwood; www.rebelyogatraining.com

New Salon (Opened 2018 or Later)

Complexions Beauty Bar

Yonkers; www.complexionsbeautybar.co

New Spa (Opened 2018 or Later)

re:fresh beauty bar

Elmsford; www.refreshbb.com

Personal Trainer

Garry Pitcherat Anytime Fitness

Somers; www.anytimefitness.com

Pilates Studio

Fiore Pilates

Mamaroneck; www.fiorepilatesonline.com

Photo by Ricky Restiano


Ashley Lauren Beauty Lounge

Tuckahoe; www.ashleylaurenmakeup.com

Spin Class

Fit HouseNew York

Ardsley; www.fithouseny.com

Spray Tanning

GLOW Airbrush Tanning

Armonk/Rye Brook; glow914.com


Transform Fitness & Training

Tuckahoe; www.teamtransformfitness.com

Yoga Teacher

Geri Andrada at Yogi Life

Tuckahoe; www.yogilifestudio.com

Photo courtesy of Tovami Yoga

Yoga Studio

Tovami Yoga

Mamaroneck; www.tovamiyoga.com