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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. See web­site for sched­ule. 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. Sin­gle class $25. 738 7th St. SE, 202.733.1009 Metro: East­ern Mar­ket EQUINOX High- end gym and spa chain. Tag line: “sus­tain­able lux­ury” (think grass roof, cork floor­ing). No mani/pedis per LEED guide­lines. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. 4905 Elm St., Bethesda, Md., 301.652.1078 Metro: Bethesda; 1170 22nd St. NW, 202.974.6600; 8065 Lees­burg Pike, Vi­enna, Va., 703.790.6193 FLY­WHEEL The­ater-style stu­dio for sta­tion­ary cy­cling on cus­tom-made, high-tech bikes, plus “Torqboard” for per­for­mance mon­i­tor­ing. Drop-in class $30 (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 and ages for a wide va­ri­ety of classes, in­clud­ing bal­let, jazz, mod­ern, tap, hip hop and zumba. Drop- 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 with the aim of cre­at­ing long, lean physiques. 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 mu­sic). 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 SQUASH ON FIRE The coun­try’s first pay-as-yougo squash fa­cil­ity, of­fer­ing eight courts (two all- glass) for rentals, lessons and clin­ics. Pro shop, bar and restau­rant. From $10. 2233 M St. NW, 202.241.2233 Metro: Foggy Bot­tom VIDA FIT­NESS Hip lo­cal chain with classes, spa and two rooftop pool/ lounges. Mul­ti­ple lo­ca­tions; see all on web­site. Hours vary. 601 F St. NW, 866.382.8431 Metro: Gallery Pl- Chi­na­town; 1517 15th St. NW, 202.588.5559 Metro: McPher­son Sq; 999 9th St. NW, 202.742.1940 Metro: Gallery Pl- Chi­na­town SA­LONS BAR­BER OF HELL’S BOT­TOM Old-school bar­ber­shop in an in­dus­trial-style space made hip by tat­tooed stylists and bar­bers prac­tic­ing straigh­tra­zor shaves (hot and cold tow­els, es­sen­tial oils, face mas­sage). Hair cuts, beard trim­ming, color and gray blend­ing. M noon-5 pm, TuF 10 am-7 pm, Sa 9 am- 6 pm 202.332.0200 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. M, W, F 8:30 am6 pm; Tu, Th 8:30 am-7 pm; Sa 8:30 am- 4:30 pm. 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. M-Sa 9 am- 8 pm, Su 10 am6 pm. 850 N. Ran­dolph St., 703.717.5007 Metro: Ball­ston DRY­BAR “Blow dry bar” (no cuts or color) of­fer­ing $45 blowouts in a chic white sa­lon. Styles from Cosmo (loose curls) to Man­hat­tan (sleek and shiny). Hours vary by lo­ca­tion, but gen­er­ally M-W 7 am-8 pm, Th-F 7 am-10 pm, Sa 8 am-10 pm, Su 9 am-7 pm. 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) THE GENTLE­MEN’S QUAR­TERS Cuts, shoe shines and hot shaves for gentle­men in a tra­di­tional dark wood set­ting. Lounge with three flat-screen TVs, the daily paper, mini­bar, plus spa for mas­sages, fa­cials, etc. M 11 am-7 pm, Tu- F 9 am8 pm, Sa 9 am-5 pm, Su 10 am-

4 pm 105 S. Union St., Alexan­dria, Va., 703.836.7330 LUIGI PARASMO SA­LON The first name­sake sa­lon from the Ital­ian stylist. Hair color, ex­ten­sions, treat­ments and cuts, plus prod­ucts like Keras­tase and Moroccan Oil. High-tech spa on sec­ond floor for mas­sages, peels, masks and mani-pedis at cushy seats equipped with iPads. Tu 10 am-7 pm, W- F till 8 pm, Sa 9 am-7 pm. 1510 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW, 202.333.2244 VAR­NISH LANE Well-ap­pointed, en­vi­ron­men­tally con­scious sa­lon in a town­house set­ting for wa­ter­less man­i­cures and pedi­cures. Non­toxic brands like RGB, Smith & Cult, Lauren B, along with de­signer lines Chanel, YSL. Lo­cal nat­u­ral prod­ucts and some jewelry. Tu-F 10 am-7 pm, Sa 9 am-5 pm, Su 10 am-4 pm. 5236 44th St. NW, 202.506.5308 Metro: Friend­ship Heights 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. M-Su 7 am-9 pm. 2650 Vir­ginia Ave. NW, 202.838.5000. Metro: Foggy Bot­tom AURA SPA Housed in mas­sive um­brella well­ness cen­ter that in­cludes Vida Fit­ness, this mod­ern day spa of­fers body wraps, scrubs, fa­cials, wax­ing and mas­sages (warm stone, pre­na­tal, aro­mather­apy). M-F 10 am-9 pm, Sa-Su 10 am-7 pm. 202.232.6620 Metro: U St.- Car­dozo; 1517 15th St. NW, 202.588.5557; 445 K St. NW, 202.289.8432 BLISS At the area’s first 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 am-9 pm. 515 15th St. NW, 877.862.5477, 202.661.2418, Metro: Metro Cen­ter 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. M- F 10 am11 pm, Sa 9 am-7:30 pm, Su 10 am-7 pm. 1718 20th St. NW, 202.232.6473 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North) FOUN­TAINS DAY SPA Self- dubbed the “Home of Heal­ers and An­gels,” a quiet and peace­ful set­ting for mas­sages (like the “Four Hands Mas­sage”), fa­cials and skin­care ser­vices. Also wax­ing and re­flex­ol­ogy of the re­lax­ing, an­cient Chinese art. M-Tu 9 am- 6 pm, W- F 9 am- 6 pm, Su 11 am- 6 pm. 422 South Wash­ing­ton St., Alexan­dria, Va., 703.549.1990 Metro: King Street GE­ORGE­TOWN SA­LON & SPA From ac­com­plished D.C. mas­sage ther­a­pist Linda Hardi­man, a serene spot for stress-re­duc­ing ther­a­pies in­clud­ing Swedish, deep-tis­sue mas­sage and My­ofas­cial re­lease cus­tom­ized to in­di­vid­ual needs. Also, hair cut­ting/ styling, mani-pedis. M-Sa 7 am-7 pm. 2715 M St. NW, 202.333.8099 NUSTA Claim­ing the U. S.’s first LEED Gold- cer­ti­fied day spa with mas­sages like stone, cou­ples, re­flex­ol­ogy. Body scrubs, wa­ter ther­a­pies, fa­cial treat­ments, nail care, wax­ing and bri­dal pack­ages. M- F 10 am8 pm, Sa 9 am- 8 pm, Su 10 am6 pm. 1129 20th St. NW, 202.530.5700 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle 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 THE RITZ- CARL­TON SPA, GE­ORGE­TOWN Newly re­mod­eled lux­ury oa­sis of­fer­ing fa­cials, mas­sage ther­apy, hair re­moval/tint­ing and ma­ter­nity treat­ments us­ing ESPA prod­ucts. Two cou­ples rooms, plus steam room, sauna and fit­ness cen­ter. M- F 11 am-7 pm, Sa-Su 9 am-7 pm. 3100 South St. NW, 202.912.4175 Metro: Foggy Bot­tom SOOTHE On- de­mand ser­vice for mas­sages (Swedish, deep tis­sue, cou­ples) in 60-, 90and 120-minute in­cre­ments or­dered via cell­phone app, web­site or phone. Daily 8 am­mid­night. 800.960.7668 THE SPA AND SA­LON AT MGM NA­TIONAL HAR­BOR In­side the lux­ury re­sort, 27,000-sq.-ft. 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. Daily 9 am9 pm. 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 am- 8 pm. 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 am9 pm. 1330 Mary­land Ave. SW, 202.787.6100 TUSUVA BODY AND SKIN CARE Stan­dard mas­sages plus reiki, cran­iosacral, Re­flex­ol­ogy. Twenty-four-karat- gold fa­cial top­ping list of lux­u­ri­ous com­plex­ion treat­ments, in­clud­ing mi­cro­der­mabra­sion, and gly­colic and sal­i­cylic peels. M-F 11 am-8 pm, Sa-Su 0 am- 6:30 pm. 2701 On­tario Road NW, 202.299.9005 YOGA & MED­I­TA­TION RECHARJ Mod­ern space for med­i­ta­tion (guided, self) and power nap­ping. Drop-in and mem­ber­ship-based classes rang­ing from 35 to 45 min­utes, plus an hour-long “sound immersion” ses­sion. One- on- ones avail­able. Drop-in med­i­ta­tion $18, power nap $9. 1445 New York Ave. NW #130, 202.347.4595 McPher­son Sq; 6430 Rock­ledge Drive, Suite 400, 301.881.9464 TAKE 5 MED­I­TA­TION D.C.’s first med­i­ta­tion- only stu­dio of­fer­ing drop-in and mem­ber­ship-based classes rang­ing from 30 to 45 min­utes, plus 75-minute Mind­ful­ness Games ses­sion. Drop-in $20-$30. 1803 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 2nd Floor, 202.588.5198 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North, about four blocks) YOGA DIS­TRICT An eco-friendly, com­mu­nity-run non­profit with seven stu­dios (see all on the 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

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