7th Arrondissement Health & Beauty
Health & Beauty neighborhood
13 Rue du Vieux Colombier, 7th
It’s appropriate that this beautiful, cozy yoga studio that focuses on patience and benevolence is in an old church.
L’Institut du Luxembourg
19 Rue de Tournon, 6th
American friends who flock to Paris in the summer months swear by this discreet Saint-Germain spa. A session in the Iyashi Dôme after a long-haul flight feels like a reset and somehow really helps with the jet lag. The long, tubelike structure is inspired by the Japanese purification ritual of burying oneself in the sands of hot springs and is said to stimulate the metabolism and accelerate the removal of toxins with infrared rays. The firming facials—using Carita products—help depuff dehydrated skin (so symptomatic of too much time up in the air).
Nail Factory (Closed)
208 Rue de Grenelle, 7th
While you won't find expertly-executed nail art or a deep menu of luxurious add-ons, you will find well-priced, quick, and totally decent mani/pedis. The three locations are essentially indistinguishable. There are also locations in the 16th and 17th.
16 Rue de la Grande Chaumiere, 6th
Yoga, Gyrotonic, spinning, Reformer Pilates, and Xtend Barre all under one roof make Studio Rituel a popular wellness destination. And the location, a stone’s throw from the Luxembourg Gardens, doesn’t hurt. The Gyrotonic classes, which involve fluid movement and targeted stretches utilizing the seven natural elements of spinal movement, are particularly helpful if you plan to do a lot of walking. As the class ramps up, these stretches are more like a dance, and over time they dramatically increase your flexibility. The studio also offers holistic treatments like massage, reflexology, and Qigong.
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