Exhale Opens First Residential Mind Body Spa in Landmarked Condo Project Manhattan House
- Feb 19, 2010
New York—Exhale, a mind body spa has opened its first residential location in New York at Manhattan House, the landmarked condominium on the Upper East Side. The 2,000-square-foot rooftop spa space features a mind body studio with striking city views, therapy room, meditation lounge and tea bar. The spa is built in addition to the building’s 2,000-sq.-ft. fitness center.
“Color plays a prominent role in setting the mood and energy of each area. The spa lobby incorporates a primal orange color, which has a warm hue that energizes and invigorates the mind and body,” sys Orit Kaufman, principal of NEMAWORKSHOP, the interior design firm founded by Anurag Nema that designed exhale at Manhattan House. “The studio ceiling has giant green grass wallpaper with highlights of yellow daisies. Photographed by Amanda Weil, the wallpaper allows one to completely submerge in pseudo-nature.”
Located at 200 East 66th Street, Manhattan House is a post-war condominium built to pre-war specifications. Designed in 1950 by Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Architect Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and designated a historic landmark in 2007 by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, Manhattan House features private gardens one- to five-bedroom residences available for immediate occupancy and priced from $995,000.