“Healthy men in healthy bodies,” recited the ancients, and how can we not agree with them? After the countless whims and vices of the holidays, the time has come to face the dreaded winter detox session, in a whirlwind of regenerating treatments and workouts. The frenetic scene of Milan, a city with a thousand facets, between a breadth of news in the food & drink sector and a rich selection of glamorous brands, reveals the most exclusive locations for a totalizing remise en forme, perfect timing for a 2020 spent in great shape.
Among the streets of a metropolis where apparently “everyone is on a diet,” finding the much desired balance between tone, harmony and energy has never been so simple: a thousand and one night spa, gyms that combine training sessions with nutritional advice and wellness centers where you can rediscover your peace of mind will guarantee an incredible feeling of well-being. For lovers of fitness or relaxation, here is our selection of the best places for a guilt-free return from vacation.
Piazza Duca d’Aosta, 9
At the exclusive setting of the Excelsior Hotel Gallia, Shiseido Spa Milan will embrace your senses with an intense wellness experience, between delicate soft lights and intricate furnishings, in a mix of metals, stone and refined details. Let yourself be lulled by the waters of the indoor pool or whirlpool, or relax in the elegant caldarium. Two special Shiseido face and body treatments – for her and for him – will accompany you on a rewarding journey: Replenishing Bathing Ceremony will hydrate and firm your skin, with an exfoliation and hydromassage session, while Future Solution LX Facial Ceremony will smooth, lift and illuminate your face, thanks to the application of an exclusive double mask and the use of premium products from their exceptional skin care brand.
Via Luigi Pirandello, 4/A
An oasis dedicated to wellness, hidden in a courtyard a few steps from the chaotic via Washington. SPAZIO IKOS is where you can find yourself an exclusive experience, thanks to the expertise of Barbara Petito and her female team, with a selection of ad hoc treatments. A special program dedicated to reshaping – Slim Way – will restore tone and elasticity to your body, through four steps – check ups, treatments, targeted attack and monitoring – designed to reduce skin imperfections for an enviable silhouette, proof of “sgarri” gourmand.
Via Rovello, 18
A focus on firm and healthy skin is essential for the face, which serves as our business card during the hectic Milanese workdays, between business appointments and social engagements. Face Up, a brand new wellness center in the city, offers a rich selection of tailor made treatments, for a healthy and beautiful complexion, from the first light of the morning to the evening. Just choose how much time you want to devote to your regenerating session and the type of service you want, the expert hands of the highly trained team will take care of the rest, for a visibly brilliant result!
NATKED – CITY LIFE
Piazza Tre Torri, c/o Shopping District
Among the skyscrapers of the new shopping district, fitness lovers will have the opportunity to experience a special training session – the Natked protocol – which mixes health and muscle exercise in search of total well-being. After first opening in Porta Nuova, even in City Life you can have the experience of training suspended in air or participate in a Yoga and Antigravity Yoga lesson. You can relax with a massage, session of cryotherapy or follow the meetings dedicated to nutrition, including healthy tips and tailored advice. Objective? Remise en forme. Achieved? Absolutely.
Via Antonio Scarpa, 1
Smalto reveals itself as a real beauty parlor, overlooking a wonderful courtyard among the elegant architecture of Corso Vercelli. A celebration of femininity, between gorgeous furnishings and chromatic palettes in warm tones, all accompany a rich selection of treatments for every need, from pampering hair & body to a relaxing manicure and pedicure. Vintage leather armchairs and silver details frame an exceptional Nail Bar that will take care of your nails as you sip a hot perfumed herbal tea, for a makeover that’s attentive to seasonal trends, from head to toe.