Best Of Jersey: Health and Beauty Spas

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Health and Beauty Spas
It’s hard to go wrong at Cape May Day Spa and Holistic Center. Extensive packages, such as the four-hour Perfect Escape with toning body scrub, Swedish massage, facial, pedicure, and manicure revitalize even the most weary vacationer. (

At DePasquale,The Spa in Morris Plains, an earthy, European atmosphere makes visitors feel like they’re on holiday, as the English say. With spa packages like the Warm Stone Surrender (a warm stone facial, massage, pedicure, as well as paraffin hand treatment), you’ll feel the refreshment of a trip away, without the jetlag. (

Since opening in 2002, Pilates Montclair has offered private lessons and intermediate classes by instructors certified by Romana Kryzanowska—a Joseph Pilates disciple. In contrast to Internet-certified studios, each instructor must first be trained by owner Savia Berger, who has been teaching for ten years, as part of completing the 600 hours of apprenticeship and six exams necessary to be Romana-certified. It seems to make a difference. “We have spots open sometimes, but basically we’ve been booked up for five years,” Berger says.

What sets South Mountain Yoga in South Orange apart isn’t just the yoga regimen. The vibes at South Mountain are astoundingly positive, and students who drop by for any of the 21 classes a week are quickly absorbed into the familial atmosphere. Yogawear and equipment—as well as homemade bath bombs, mat cleaner, and body mists—are available. (

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