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TOP FLIGHT:

WELLNESS
 roundup

The Violet Files’ shortlist of holistic healing destinations and names to know.

LANSHIN WELLNESS STUDIO, BROOKLYN / PHOTO COURTESY OF LANSHIN

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Here, our picks for wellness gurus to help you achieve total balance.

HABIB SADEGHI, MD / BE HIVE OF HEALING

Agoura Hills, CA

Sadeghi’s practice is dedicated to holistic healing, with treatments ranging from the classic—such as acupuncture—to the outré (see: bee sting therapy) in a glossy Agoura Hills facility.

behiveofhealing.com

JO CHIROPRACTIC

Los Angeles, CA

A functional medicine doctor, chiropractor, and acupuncturist, Dr. Jo offers everything from expert adjustments to food allergy testing for a total health overhaul.

doctorjo.com

LANSHIN

Brooklyn, NY

Lanshin is a chic women-run holistic wellness studio that features such treatments as acupuncture, Ortho-Bionomy realignment therapy, and all-natural facials.

lanshin.com

DR. PATTI KIM

Los Angeles, CA

An acupuncturist and naturopath, the West Hollywood–based Dr. Kim specializes in classical Chinese Medicine healing techniques, including cosmetic acupuncture (think: tauter skin, wrinkle reduction, and the like).

drpattikim.com

PAUSE

Los Angeles, CA

Step into a state-of-the-art pod, lie back, and float weightlessly and blissfully (buoyed by more than 1,000 pounds of therapeutic epsom salts). The sensory deprivation is said to relieve stress while boosting creativity and energy levels, as well as reduce chronic pain. 

pausefloatstudio.com

SHAPE HOUSE

Los Angeles, CA

This urban sweat lodge (a favorite of Selena Gomez) invites clients to sweat out harmful toxins that can wreak havoc on sleep, the skin, and the waistline. In 45 minutes, the FAR infrared energy safely heats the body’s core temperature while clients get to experience a detoxifying, health-boosting sweat—with Netflix, of course.

shapehouse.com

SWEATHEORY

Multiple Locations

Visit this sleek day spa for detoxifying infrared saunas, vitamin shots (we recommend the Immune Charger to fight an impending cold), hangover-banishing and anti-aging IV drips, and even the “Ziggy Stardust” crystal and reiki treatment with Katie Manzella, the spa’s resident healer.

sweatheory.com

TANYA AKIM

Los Angeles, CA

The Kundalini yoga and meditation teacher to those in the know, Tanya is the insiders-only holistic expert you always wanted but never knew how to find. Consider this your referral. 

Email: tanyamariaakim@gmail.com

TRACY PIPER / PIPER CENTER

New York, NY

Piper’s holistic vision led her to found this alternative internal medicine clinic, which offers a menu of lymphatic massages and colonics. New York beauty editors swear by her expert ministrations. 

thepipercenter.com

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