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Welcome to Rhemedy by Rhed
Therapeutic Massage

*We will be closed October 1st Tuesday 2013*

*We will be closed October 1st Tuesday ALL DAY*

BreakneckRidge Moutain

Welcome Fall 2013!  We will be closed today October 1st Tuesday ALL DAY as we take a team hike to the Breakneck Ridge mountain along the Hudson River between Beacon and Cold Spring, New York, to enjoy some Autumnal fresh air together. Please do leave a voicemail, email or text for all inquiries. Our Front Desk Coordinators will respond back on October 2nd Wed morning starting 10am.

Listed as one of The Best NYC Spas in TONY Fashion Week Sept 2013!

Listed as one of The Best NYC Spas in TONY Fashion Week Sept 2013! We are so “great”full for the mention on New York Fashion Week Sept 5th 2013 edition of Time Out New York by celebrity/fashion manicurist, Jin Soon Choi. We love to keep NYC Fashion industry calm and rejuvenated after the fashion storm.

NY Fashion Week coverage mentions Rhemedy By Rhed Therapeutic Massage 

Jin Soon Choi Manicurist for Vera WangTibi and Tess Giberson, and owner of Jin Soon Hand & Foot Spa (56 E 4th St between Bowery and Second Aves, 212-473-2047 • 23 Jones St between Bleecker and W 4th Sts, 212-229-1070 • 421 E 73rd St between First and York Aves, 212-249-9144 • jinsoon.com)

Listed as one of The Best NYC Spas in TONY Fashion Week Sept 2013!

Rhemedy By Rhed Listed as one of The Best NYC Spas in TONY Fashion Week Sept 2013!

“After working on a lot of shows and going crazy here and there, I need to relax and rejuvenate my tired, overworked body. I usually go to Rhemedy by Rhed (230 W 13th St between Greenwich and Seventh Aves, suite 1B; 347-284-0086, rhemedybyrhed.com; mention TONY for 20 percent off any service on Mon and Fri, excluding appointments with owner Judie Rhed Yim, through Sept 30) for a full-body massage (30mins $70, 60mins $120, 75mins $145, 90mins $175), which combines alignment with deep-tissue [techniques] and yoga stretches. It’s a bit different from other spas.. lets me enjoy the massage without talking to me.”

Follow Cristina Velocci on Twitter: @cvelocci

*Closed August 15th Thursday ALL DAY*

*We will be closed August 15th Thursday ALL DAY*

Rock Tac - Best Fish Tacos in NYC
Rock Tac – Best Fish Tacos in NYC

We will be closed today August 15th Thursday ALL DAY as we take a team outing to the Rockaways to enjoy some beach time and best Fish Tacos together. Please do leave a voicemail, email or text for all inquiries. Our Front Desk Coordinators will respond 8pm or August 16th Friday morning.

All Bookfresh online reservations will be responded to more promptly.

email: info@rhemedybyrhed

text: 917.791.7647

~Cheers to enjoying August waves in NYC~

Father’s Day Gifts 2013

Father’s Day Gifts 2013!

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A more healthy gift for your Dad in the form of an effective touch! Spend the Father’s day 2013 outdoors and gift him something he will rarely treat himself with… a therapeutic effective massage! Nudge him to appreciate the value of smoothing out those kinks and knots – see his performance improve on his favorite activity – or just plain reduce his daily stress! Massage can reduce muscle stiffness as well as delay exercise onset soreness and improve relaxation by reducing heart rate and blood pressure and increase respiration. He will clearly feel the value and appreciate your insightful suggestion!

Fathers’s Day Gifts 2013 suggestions:

Mind Armour Meltdown 60min {Deep Tissue on upper body} to target that troublesome shoulder.. finally! and get him back in the swing of things.. like the green golf course?

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Rhemedy Ritual 75min {Deep Tissue on full body} with Cool Stones Add-on to flush out his overheated sunburnt back and elongate their locked hamstrings and calves.

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Fit To Be Tied 90 {Thai Yoga Massage} for those Dads who never stretch after exercise for leaner and longer effective muscles.. A massage for those who like to keep their loose fitting clothing on!

 

Let us create a memorable and completely well-valued experience for the most important (or second) person in your life!

Winners of the ♥LOVE promo contest for reviews for month of February♥

Winners of the  ♥LOVE promo contest for reviews for month of February♥

Congratulations to the 2 winners of the ♥LOVE promo contest for reviews for month of February♥! Winners are:

*Amethyst*

Tony W  with 9 Useful,  9 Funny and 8 Cool compliments

“2/19/2013

I’m writing this review for a friend.

I got her a massage here for a special occasion, and she loved absolutely loved it. She typically only goes to places that are featured on Groupon, so you can imagine what her standards were, but she said that this place blew them out of the water.

The staff was professional and considerate, and obviously most importantly, the massage was great. Perfect pressure, not too much random goop on her back when it was finished, and she left feeling like her back was kink-less. 

Definitely a good decision for anybody interested in giving a gift to a friend or loved one!”

*Sapphire*

Jaimee A  with 1 Useful, 1 Funny and 1 Cool compliments

2/17/2013

“Okay, now we all know that I am a serious spa person. I have to say this was the best massage I ever had. Judie is AMAZING!! 

The hubby bought me a 75 minute massage as a Valentine’s Day present and WOW!! The spa is immaculate. The bathroom is clean and the rooms are nice, clean and warm. Judie doesn’t go too heavy on the oils (a definite plush) and gives you a hot towel to wipe off with after the treatment. She pays attention to the type of massage you want. I didn’t have to tell her to alter her pressure. Judie did just what I asked.

The person who greets you at the door is super nice as is Judie. I will definitely be coming back!!”

 

Although Yelp filtered (Darn those algorithyms!) all other reviews from February, we thank you so much for sharing your love and stories about Rhemedy By Rhed Therapeutic Massage experiences!

Detox Cleanse | Massage | Juice | Yoga | Health Coaching package

Rhemedy By Rhed The Squeeze

Detox Cleanse | Massage | Juice | Yoga | Health Coaching package

Fresh is so fresh! “Spring + Clean + Detox” Cleanse package has arrived at Rhemedy By Rhed Therapeutic Massage!

We have just prepared a crew of experts to help you conveniently launder out the “used” for a fresher “revived” you, all in one house:

step 1: Sweep

step 2: Swig 

step 3: Sweat and Sigh

step 4: Simmer

and Repeat Cycle

Let’s explore the individualized Ayurvedic dosha inspired cleanses, much needed after a long dragged out winter! I don’t know about you but this winter, the dragged out snowstorms kept us bound to rich and inner sticking foods and continual cocooning of our bodies. We are ready to press the reset button and re-educate our bodies, spirits, mental and physical spaces for fresh new beginnings. And improved skin clarity!

Our packaged pricing are as follows:

Detox Massage $130

Detox Massage + Juice + initial health consultation $139

Detox Massage + Juice + Detox Yoga + initial health consultation $239

Detox Massage + Juice + Detox Yoga + initial health consultation and One-on-One Guidance $319

Series of 3 are offered at 10% off; Series of 6 are offered @ 15% off

Offer begins Monday April 1st and continues 4 weeks until Sunday April 29th.

 

step 1: Sweep

Detox Massage – Rhemedy Ritual or Rx Organic Relaxation full body 60 minutes session

Whether sweeping strokes or excavating digging, your dosha warrants balancing usage of appropriate oil and pace. All massage sessions to include lymphatic flow and skin pore opening benefits of Dry Brushing prior to custom blended oil applications and massage strokes.

Vata: Heating Blend for the airy Vata type who frequently get cold from all that mental activity; Pace is Calming and Grounding

Pitta: Heart Blend for the fiery Pitta type who agitate their passionate hearts; Pace is Balancing and Precise

Kapha: Decongesting Blend for the stagnant Kapha types to lighten their density; Pace is Intense and Invigorating

step 2: Swig

Post Massage Organic Juices from the local crew @  The Squeeze NYC “We are all natural and we are nothing but the best…”

Doshic appropriate organic daily pressed 14oz juices prepared thru Norwalk Press and conveniently offered post massage. Try different options variant on your visit. **Daily orders must be placed 24hours in advance** for us to peddle the juices back to Rhemedy By Rhed.

Vata: “Get your Juices Flowing” (Apple, ginger, cinnamon and tumeric) Nourishing Sweet and Heating

Pitta: “Two Hearts Beet as One” (Apple, celery, beet, carrot, ginger, lemon & cayenne) Balance for the Heart

Kapha: “I have a Heart On”(Pinapple, Swiss chard, kale, dandelion, celery, apple and mint) Digestive Kick

Add $3 needed boosters of: E3Live, Acai Energy, Spirulina, Pressed Ginger, Raw Aloe, Chlorophyll

$1 to be refunded upon glass bottle return. Please visit the website for continued days of juice based detoxing as they have scaled options for the “intense cleanser” to the “robust and easy cleanser”.

step 3: Sweat and Sigh

Detox Private Yoga from Certified Yoga and Holistic Health Consultant, L. Barbour “Bringing 15 years of experience to the mat”

Detoxing sequences spotlight deep twists, conscious breathing techniques, supported inversions and restorative poses.  These customized sequences are tailored to the unique needs of your body in real time to support physical, mental and energetic release of toxins from the inside out. L will positively guide you to embody your best self in your home or a location of choice.

Vata: Steadily paced practice with repetition and longer holding of poses.  Balancing poses and hip openers are spotlighted to give the  Vata mind a place to ground through the breath.

Pitta: Moderately paced flow with an emphasis to not “overdo” or push through.  Forward bends calm the mind and soothe the central  nervous system, and balancing poses with heart openers invite the Pitta mind to cool down naturally.

Kapha: Dynamic vinyasa flow increases heat in the body organically to expel toxins.  Standing poses, back bends and inversions  will be featured to allow Kapha energy to ascend.

All yoga practitioners will learn breathing techniques to balance your dosha to support detox, and learn a 5-10 minute sequence that you can practice on your own.  Email support is available for up to 2 weeks following the session(s).

step 4: Simmer 

To delve even deeper into your internal food cleanse,  Ayurvedic Health Coach Sylvie Barthelemy or Certified Holistic Health Counselor L Barbour  will be available for one on one guidance to your Dosha supportive eating and objective views of eating habits. You will receive oil and spice samples, tongue scraper, 2-3  tasty recipes per meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) which are quick and easy to make and Dosha specific in addition to RbR’s delicious Kitchari* recipe to make in the comfort of your home.  Kitchari is very easy to digest and has tri-doshic cleansing effect on the body. *Ingredients can be available for pick up or pre-made at an additional cost. The Health Coaches will  to your continued diet cleanse, improving your digestion, energy, skin tone, and vitality.

Pitta: Enjoy fruits such as melons and mangos. Include lots of cooling vegetables with high water content (eg. cucumbers, kale and  lettuce) into the diet.  Reduce or avoid coffee, hot spices, alcohol, vinegar and acidic foods (eg., citrus and tomatoes).

Vata: Integrate warm, cooked, soupy foods; cooked cereals; nuts; cooked vegetables and warm liquids into daily diet. Clarified butter (ghee), is nourishing. Reduce or avoid dry/crunchy foods, carbonated beverages and cold/raw vegetables.

Kapha: Enjoy plenty of fresh and cooked vegetables, and cook with spices.Reduce or avoid sweets, oil and salt due to sluggish digestion.  Increase  high fiber foods such as legumes whole grains.

 

Remember, Repeat cycle! “Persistence is often the best ingredient for achieving your goals.”

Detox is defined as elimination of toxins and other accumulative harmful elements but also unnecessary attachments…from your body, spirit, mental and physical space. Consciously watch yourself as you partake in this cleanse: Giving away that dress that you wore once to a 30th birthday concert and never again; Cutting the ties (at least for the time being) with that one-way friend; Releasing that grudge on the noisy neighbor who gave your sleeping baby wake up calls; the list can go on. Let’s create more space to be filled with what we truly deserve.

Sign on! We can do this together!

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New Service Add-on Geranium Honey Hand Scrub

New Add-On service! Try out Rhemedy By Rhed Therapeutic Massage’s super gentle, hand plumping, hydration packed Geranium Honey Sugar Hand Scrub treatment.

The gentle Geranium Sugar Honey Hand Scrub will smooth out the delicate outer skin of hands and honey adds to the hydration. A bit of reflexology on the hands to target our multi-used tiny muscles. 15minutes add-on to your massage service.

Geranium

Geranium Essential Oils benefits are many listed from Organic Facts. Mainly benefits are:

Anti Bacterial & Anti Microbial: This property does not let bacteria or microbes develop on wounds and otherwise and keeps you safe from infections. {What no alcohol based hand sanitizer needed?}

Haemostatic: Geranium Oil can stop haemorrhage in two ways. First, being an astringent (more specifically, a styptic), it causes contraction of blood vessels and helps stop flow of blood, as discussed above.  {Meaning your skin will look baby-shade lighter after treatment} Second, being a Haemostatic, it speeds up coagulation or clotting of blood.

Cicatrisant: Everybody wants that his or her skin to be free from scars and after marks of fat-cracks, surgeries, boils and acne or pox. But after spending a fortune and trying nearly all the cosmetics available in the market when you end up with nothing, you really feel bad. You could have checked this had you tried Geranium Oil first. It is a Cicatrisant, that is, it helps the scars and other spots on skin to fade and vanish. It facilitates blood circulation just below the surface of skin and also helps make distribution of melanin uniform. {Bye Bye paper cut scars!}

 Cytophylactic: Geranium Oil promotes cell health and also encourages recycling of dead cell and regeneration of new cells. This helps in the growth of the body cells as well as gametes. {Much needed after this long winter and those who have leathery skin from being in the sun too much.}

Tonic: A tonic is what tones up complete health. Internally, it makes all the systems and functions work properly in the body by influencing endocrinal glands for regulating secretion of various hormones, enzymes, acids and bile etc. and toning up the respiratory system, digestive system, circulatory system, nervous system and excretory system. Apparently, it tones up muscles and skin and gives you a better look. Geranium Oil has these properties. {Skin looks plumper!}