I've been reading about infrared saunas so I decided to talk to someone who knows more about inflammation & kinesiology than I do. This month's video blog is an interview with Dr. Kantor of ChillSpace NYC. We're talking stress, it's affects on the body, & how infrared saunas can benefit you.
My Experience Trying Out Floatation Therapy & Tips For First Timers
I wanted to try out floatation therapy for a long time but, I must confess, just the thought of floating in a small pod for an hour made me claustrophobic. After reading many pieces by health and wellness figures I respect raving about the benefits, however, I did some research and found that Chill Space in midtown Manhattan has spacious float tanks—6’ x 8’ cabins with 10” deep water.
Sweating It Out! Victoria's Secret Model Kelly Gale Poses TOPLESS in Provocative Sauna Snap - by Erin Doyle
When it comes to showing off her flawless physique, Victoria's Secret model Kelly Gale effuses body confidence. And the over the weekend the 22-year-old was up to her old tricks. Taking to her Instagram, Kelly shared a provocative snap of herself lying down and posing topless in a sauna.
May issue of Resident Magazine - by Hillary Latos
Experience the rest and rejuvenation of an exotic vacation in just an hour with flotation therapy and the Chill Space in NY. Also known as REST therapy – Reduced Environmental Stimulation Therapy, this triggers the body to enter a meditative state as you spend an hour in a 6’x8’ pool carried by the buoyancy of 1,250 pounds of healing Epsom salts. As you float in peace above the 10’ of water heater to a comfortable 94 degrees, this experience simulate being in the womb with huge health benefits. Ambient music plays as you let your mind drift into a deeper consciousness without any outside stimuli. After an hour you will emerge refreshed and rejuvenated as you slowly go back to the real world.
Yolanda Hadid’s butt is beautiful! The star showed off her booty on Instagram, wearing just a thong and writing, “It’s a beautiful, magical sunrise at the lake this morning, the water is quite cold but its such a great way to combat inflammation and feel the connection to Mother Earth
The Most Unique Body Therapies in NYC - by Alyssa Brieloff
This place is a diamond in the rough. There is no exterior sign so it’s hard to find, but once you get inside, it’s heavenly. There are plants everywhere, “good vibes only” signs, and an aerial spiral staircase that probably leads right to the clouds.
Your NYC Summer Spa Guide - by Rachel Barber
Flotation Therapy at Chill Space aims to give you the relaxation of a week-long vacation in just one hour. Take a dip in the spa’s 6x8 float cabin, where the water is infused with 1250 lbs of pure Epsom salts and held at a constant 94 degrees. The float cabin suspends you in a womb-like relaxation experience that helps relieve fatigue, stress and physical pain.
These 3 New Mind + Body Hot Spots in NYC Are Helping You Relax, Reflect and Chill (Literally)
Founded in October 2016 by Dr. Joshua Kantor, Midtown East’s Chill Space NYC offers 3 innovative therapies to help you relax, restore, rejuvenate and chill – literally.
Healthy Travel Guide to New York City - by Kerri Axelrod
After our workout we headed to Chill Space NYC. If you’re looking for complete relaxation with holistic benefits beyond your typical spa experience, my advice is run, don’t walk here. I opted for a flotation therapy session and infrared sauna. It was complete bliss.
Floating Cures Manic Mondays - by Jennifer Nied
Mondays can be brutal, staring down the barrel of a jam-packed workweek. Stress levels are breaking records lately, and everyone seems to be looking for innovative ways to rejuvenate and find peace.
Cryosuana: Chill AF - by Jessica Glazer
Cryo-what? Cryotherapy… Sounds like some sort of Marvel comic event where we will be introduced to the new Iceman character, no wait, he already exists (cue weird faces, why does she know that?) Stop judging, my brother is a comic book geek and worked in a comic book store for years.
Steam and Sweat Might Is Your Best Recipe to Fight Winter Blues - by Roxanne Adamiyatt
In the context of exercise, Dr. Kantor explained, “The reason your skin becomes red and flushed during exercise or when you’re hot is because of the increased blood delivery to the surface of the skin via vasodilation and increased cardiac output.”
This Is What a Cryotherapy Session Really Feels Like - by Erika Owen
Dr. Joshua Kantor—the doctor behind Chill Space NYC, where I had my session—shared some information on what happens while you're in the chamber: "When your body is exposed to low temperatures like this, the blood rushes to your core, leaving your arms and legs. The entire experience is a reset of your circulatory system."
The Chill Space NYC: Cryosauna, Infrared Sauna and Float Experience
I ended last week at the Chill Space NYC for an epic, and unexpected spa experience. Relaxation came in the form of a 3 minute Chill Cryosauna, followed by a 30 minute detoxifying Infrared Sauna and ended in an hour float. The Chill Space also offers therapeutic massages for the ultimate and more conventional way to relax. But lets get to the fun stuff!
Chill Space NYC
Chill Space NYC was founded in October 2016 by Dr. Joshua Kantor, a chiropractor and kinesiologist based in Manhattan. Known for its relaxation, restoration, and rejuvenation, this wellness spa offers floatation, cryosauna and full-spectrum infrared sauna. These benefits focus on easing pain, decreasing stress or even losing weight.
4 Health Benefits of Infrared Sauna - by Leslie McDonald
Wellness is not just about the food you eat…shocker since I love sharing the health benefits about the food on my plate. Wellness is a way of life. It is about the careers we have, the relationship we have with others, our physical activity and about how we balance all of our hardships and happiness and manifest greatness for ourselves.
Sensory-Deprivation Tanks: The Newest Therapy Craze
Located in the heart of Manhattan, Chill Space NYC specializes in offering the newest innovative therapies. They not only have floatation therapy, but also cryotherapy, a three-minute cooling process that speeds up muscle recovery while producing endorphins — as well as chromotherapy.
The Most Interesting Beauty and Wellness Trends To Try in 2017 - by Courtney Leiva
“This technology is the new standard for athletes thanks to its ability to accelerate muscle recovery quickly," says Dr. Joshua Kantor, founder of Chill Space NYC. "It is also quickly becoming a staple for everyone who enjoys fitness.
16 Fancy Ways to Treat Yo Self for Valentine's Day - by Stephanie Saltzman
"Infrared sauna session, available in New York at Chill Space NYC or Higher Dose. Just one 45-minute session in an infrared sauna is said to increase serotonin, burn calories, detoxify the body, boost circulation, improve skin and make you feel really freaking good. And face it: This is the perfect, vitamin-D deprived time of year to spend a little time hanging out in a 150+ degree room."
Hot New Fitness Trend: Hardcore Relaxation - by Brennan Kilbane
Imagine floating naked in a small pool—but you don't really know it's a pool, because the water is room temperature so you can barely feel it, and it's so dark that you can't distinguish the room from what you see when your eyes are closed. You don't even know you're in room—you could be in an ocean. Wait, where are you? How is it so quiet two blocks from Grand Central Station? Are you going to be here forever? Is it even possible to imagine being bathed in nothingness? such is the .... blissful sensation of floatation therapy.