FIT­NESS STU­DIOS

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THE BAR METHOD

“Tar­geted” body sculpt­ing work­out classes com­bin­ing el­e­ments of dance con­di­tion­ing and phys­i­cal ther­apy with the pace of in­ter­val train­ing. Drop-in class $27. 750 9th St. NW, 202.347.7999 Metro: Gallery Pl- Chi­na­town

BIKER BARRE

High- en­ergy spin and barre classes driven by up­beat music and in­struc­tors. All lev­els wel­come. Sin­gle class $25. 738 7th St. SE, 202.733.1009 Metro: Eastern Mar­ket

FLYWHEEL

The­ater-style stu­dio for sta­tion­ary cy­cling on high-tech bikes, plus “Torqboard” for per­for­mance mon­i­tor­ing. Drop-in class $28 (in­cludes shoes). Also FlyBarre body sculpt­ing. 1927 Florida Ave. NW, 202.830.0755; 824 9th St. NW, 202.684.7208

JOY OF MO­TION

Founded in 1976, a dance cen­ter that wel­comes all lev­els for bal­let, jazz, mod­ern, tap, hip hop, zumba and more. Drop-in class $19. 1333 H St. NE, 202.399.6763; 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW, sec­ond floor, 202.362.3042 Metro: Friend­ship Heights; 7315 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 180E, Bethesda, Md., 301.986.0016 Metro: Bethesda

PURE BARRE

Fifty-five-minute ses­sions that use the bal­let barre to per­form small, iso­met­ric move­ments for a long, lean physique. Nine area lo­ca­tions (see all on the web­site). Drop-in class $29. 407 8th St. SE, 202.847.3708 Metro: Eastern Mar­ket; 3308 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202.244.7500; 2130 P St. NW, 202.870.1799 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle

SOUL­CY­CLE

In­door sta­tion­ary cy­cling classes with a night­club vibe (dim light­ing, turned- up tunes). 45-, 60- and 90-minute ses­sions. Drop-in class $30. 1935 14th St. NW, 202.332.7685; 601 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NW, 202.293.7685; 1042 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202.328.7685; 2301 M St. NW, 202.659.7685

YOGA DISTRICT

An eco-friendly, com­mu­ni­tyrun non­profit with seven stu­dios (see all lo­ca­tions on web­site) and a wide se­lec­tion of classes, from flow and restora­tive to Ash­tanga and yo­galates. Drop-in class $11.35, mat rental $2. 1635 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North); 1910 14th St. NW; 2201 Wisconsin Ave. NW

GYMS EQUINOX

High- end gym and spa chain. Tag line: “sus­tain­able lux­ury” (think grass roof, cork floor­ing). No mani/pedis per LEED guide­lines. 1170 22nd St. NW, 202.974.6600; 4905 Elm St., Bethesda, Md., 301.652.1078 Metro: Bethesda; 8065 Lees­burg Pike, Vi­enna, Va., 703.790.6193

VIDA FIT­NESS

Hip lo­cal chain with classes, spa and two rooftop pool/ lounges. Six lo­ca­tions; see all on web­site. 601 F St. NW, 202.393.8432 Metro: Gallery Pl- Chi­na­town; 1517 15th St. NW, 202.588.5559 Metro: McPher­son Square; 999 9th St. NW, 202.742.1940 Metro: Gallery Pl- Chi­na­town

MED­I­TA­TION STU­DIO TAKE FIVE MED­I­TA­TION

D.C.’s first med­i­ta­tion- only stu­dio, of­fer­ing drop-in and mem­ber­ship-based classes that range from 30 to 45 min­utes (Breathe Now, Med­i­ta­tion for Ath­letes, Un­plug), plus a 75-minute Mind­ful­ness Games ses­sion. Drop-in class $20-$30. 1803 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, Sec­ond Floor, 202.588.5198 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North)

SA­LONS & SPAS ARGENTTA SPA

In­side The Water­gate Ho­tel, a luxurious re­treat fea­tur­ing the orig­i­nal 1960s- era in­door pool, plus a sauna, gym, steam room, nail salon and treat­ment ar­eas for mas­sages, scrubs and fa­cials. Nat­u­ral skin- care lines in­clude Red Flower and Cau­dalie. Mon.Sun. 7 a.m.-9 p.m. 2650 Vir­ginia Ave. NW, 202.838.5000. Metro: Foggy Bot­tom

THE ART OF SHAV­ING

New York-based bou­tique for men’s fine groom­ing prod­ucts (shav­ing kits, fa­cial scrubs). Tra­di­tional bar­ber in­store. Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. noon- 6 p.m. Union Sta­tion, 50 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NE, 202.682.1113; 1050 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.223.1433

BAR­BER OF HELL’S BOT­TOM

Old-school bar­ber­shop in an in­dus­trial-style space made hip by tattooed stylists and bar­bers prac­tic­ing straigh­tra­zor shaves. Hair cuts, beard trim­ming, color and gray blend­ing. Mon. noon-5 p.m., Tues.- Fri. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. 818 Rhode Is­land Ave. NW, 202.332.0200

BLISS

At the W Ho­tel, a spa and re­tail bou­tique. Skin and nail care, mas­sages and wax­ing plus cus­tomer faves like the “triple oxy­gen treat­ment” and gin­ger rub. Also luxurious lounges, a brownie buf­fet and R&B back­ground music. Daily 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 515 15th St. NW, 202.661.2418 Metro: Metro Cen­ter

CAU­DALIE

D.C. out­post of high- end French sk­in­care line, draw­ing from the grapevines on the founders’ fam­ily es­tate in Bordeaux. “Beauty Bar­rel Bar” for quickie mini fa­cials, hand mas­sages; one treat­ment room for full fa­cials and mas­sages. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.8 p.m., Sun. noon- 6 p.m. 953 Palmer Al­ley NW, 202.898.0804 Metro: Metro Cen­ter

CELADON

Lux­ury day spa of­fer­ing hair, skin, nail, body and medispa treat­ments. Stone mas­sage, co­conut su­gar scrub, sea­weed body masque. Gift brands like Tocca, Agraria, An­t­housa. Mon., Wed., Fri. 8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tues., Thurs. till 7 p.m., Sat. till 4:30 p.m. 1180 F St. NW, 202.347.3333 Metro: Metro Cen­ter

COATROOM

Hip salon for manicures and pedi­cures (stan­dard or “step up” with spa ex­tras), nail art (fee). Gel, shel­lac, non-toxic pol­ishes. Wax­ing ser­vices. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. 850 N. Ran­dolph St., Ar­ling­ton, Va., 703.717.5007 Metro: Ball­ston

DRY­BAR

A “blow dry bar” of­fer­ing $45 blowouts in a chic white salon. Styles rang­ing from loose curls to sleek and shiny. Hours vary by location. 1825 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202.609.8644; 4840 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, Md., 240.483.4277 Metro: Bethesda; 1635 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.719.3809 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North)

DUPONT NAILS & SPA

Multi-ser­vice spa with manicures, pedi­cures, mas­sages, fa­cials and wax­ing for women and men. Pol­ishes like OPI, Gel­ish and Essie, plus or­ganic brands for skin care. Hair: cut, style and color. Mon.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.7:30 p.m. 1718 20th St. NW, 202.232.6473 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North)

FOUN­TAINS DAY SPA

Self- dubbed the “Home of Heal­ers and An­gels,” a peace­ful set­ting for mas­sages (like the “Four Hands Mas­sage”), fa­cials and sk­in­care ser­vices. Also wax­ing and re­flex­ol­ogy. Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. till 6 p.m., Sun. 11 am.- 6 p.m. 422 South Wash­ing­ton St., Alexandria, Va., 703.549.1990 Metro: King Street

THE GEN­TLE­MEN’S QUAR­TERS

Cuts, shoe shines and hot shaves in a tra­di­tional dark wood set­ting. Lounge with three flat-screen TVs, the daily paper, mini­bar, plus spa for mas­sages, fa­cials, etc. Mon. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Tues.-Sat. 9 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.4 p.m. 105 S. Union St., Alexandria, Va., 703.836.7330

GE­ORGE­TOWN SALON & SPA

From accomplished D.C. mas­sage therapist Linda Hardi­man, a serene spot for ther­a­pies like Swedish, deep-tis­sue mas­sage and My­ofas­cial re­lease cus­tom­ized to in­di­vid­ual needs. Also, hair cuts, mani-pedis. Mon.Sat. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. 2715 M St. NW, 202.333.8099

GROOM­ING LOUNGE

Up­scale spot for men’s shav­ing and hair care prod­ucts with brands like Ac­qua di Parma, plus salon’s own line. Hot lather shaves, nail treat­ments and fa­cials. Hours vary by location. 1745 L St. NW, 202.466.8900 Metro: Far­ragut North; Tysons Gal­le­ria, 1001 In­ter­na­tional Drive, McLean, Va., 703.288.0355

LUIGI PARASMO SALON AND SPA

The first name­sake salon from the Ital­ian stylist. Hair color, ex­ten­sions and cuts, plus prod­ucts like Keras­tase and Moroc­can Oil. High-tech spa for mas­sages, peels and mani-pedis at seats equipped with iPads. Tues. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Wed.- Fri. till 8 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.7 p.m. 1510 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202.333.2244

NEC­TAR SKIN BAR

In a laven­der row house, hard-to-find prod­ucts from lines like Prtty Peaushun, Becca Cos­met­ics and But­ter Lon­don. Wax­ing, fa­cial, air­brush tan­ning and man­i­cure ser­vices. Out­door spa ser­vice gar­den, weather per­mit­ting. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (only spray tan and re­tail on Mon.) 1633 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202.333.4332

NUSTA

The U. S.’s first LEED Gold­cer­ti­fied day spa. Mas­sages like stone, cou­ples, re­flex­ol­ogy. Body scrubs, wa­ter ther­a­pies, fa­cials, nail care and bridal pack­ages. Mon.- Fri. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. 1129 20th St. NW, 202.530.5700 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (South)

THE RED DOOR BY ELIZABETH AR­DEN

Ex­press fa­cials, mas­sage, aqua and aro­mather­apy, makeup ser­vices. Hours vary by location. Wil­lard In­ter­Con­ti­nen­tal Ho­tel, 1401 Penn­syl­va­nia Ave. NW, 202.942.2700 Metro: Metro Cen­ter; 5225 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202.362.9890 Metro: Friend­ship Heights

SALA­MAN­DER SPA

Lux­ury spa in horse coun­try at the Sala­man­der Re­sort with aroma-in­fused steam rooms and treat­ments like Rider’s Re­lief mas­sage. Also hair, nail and makeup ser­vices. Sun.Thurs. 8:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 500 N. Pendle­ton St., Mid­dle­burg, Va., 866.938.7370

SOOTHE

On- de­mand ser­vice for mas­sages (Swedish, deep tis­sue, cou­ples) in 60-, 90and 120-minute in­cre­ments or­dered via cell­phone app, web­site or phone. Daily 9 a.m.-mid­night. 800.960.7668

THE SPA AND SALON AT MGM NATIONAL HAR­BOR

A 27,000-square-foot glam spa on two lev­els with salon and bar­ber shop. Eleven treat­ment rooms (hy­dro ther­apy, Vichy) us­ing Clar­ins prod­ucts, plus mani/pedis, cou­ples treat­ment room, lounge. By ap­point­ment daily. 101 MGM National Ave., Oxon Hill, Md., 301.971.6115

THE SPA AT THE JEF­FER­SON

Mas­sages, fa­cials and treat­ments that use herbs and botan­i­cals grown in Mon­ti­cello’s gar­dens plus vinother­a­pies that re­flect Thomas Jef­fer­son’s pas­sion for wine. Daily 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. 1200 16th St. NW, 202.448.3270 Metro: Far­ragut North

SPA AT THE MAN­DARIN ORI­EN­TAL

Silk- draped walls, hot and cold plunge pools and min­i­mal­ist Asian decor. Ayurvedic mas­sages, sesame body scrubs, fa­cials. Daily 9 a.m.9 p.m. 1330 Mary­land Ave. SW, 202.787.6100

SPA AT THE RITZ- CARL­TON GE­ORGE­TOWN

Fa­cials, mas­sage ther­apy, hair re­moval and tint­ing, ma­ter­nity treat­ments us­ing ESPA prod­ucts. Two cou­ples rooms, plus steam room and sauna. Mon.- Fri. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat.Sun. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. 3100 South St. NW, 202.912.4175 Metro: Foggy Bot­tom

SPA LOGIC

Hair treat­ments, fa­cials and mas­sages. Prod­ucts in­clude Der­ma­log­ica, Wella, L’Oreal and Rusk. Hair/spa: Mon.- Fri. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nail salon: Mon.- Fri. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.7 p.m. 1721 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.232.6475 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North)

WISE OWL CLUB

In Adams Morgan, min­i­mal­ist bar­ber­shop spe­cial­iz­ing in straight-ra­zor shaves, beard main­te­nance, gray blend­ing. Walk-ins only. Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.8 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. 2010 18th St. NW, 202.705.9425

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