Summer Self-Care at Gateway
With our busy modern lifestyle, it’s easy to let self-care fall by the wayside sometimes. Fortunately, summer is the perfect time for re-focusing our wellness goals and finding new ways to ensure better physical and mental wellbeing. At Gateway, we’re lucky to be surrounded by first-rate options for improving health and fitness. Keep reading to learn more about uncovering your new feel-good summer self-care routine!
Self-Care at Gateway
There’s ample opportunity to focus on self-care right here at Gateway. Discover a myriad of ways to unwind and manage stress without ever leaving home. Head to our resident lounge to watch TV from our comfy couches, or join a neighbor for a friendly game of pool. Invite friends over for a summer barbecue and see the sunset over the Hudson from our sprawling roof terrace. Recharge with a good book while lounging poolside. Or simply end the day enjoying a nice glass of wine while taking in gorgeous river views from home.
Find Your Fitness
At Gateway, we make it easy to find a health and exercise plan that fits with your day-to-day life. Put self-care at the forefront of your routine with a jog or bike ride along the Hudson River Esplanade. Steps from home, the esplanade’s well-maintained paths are the perfect place for getting active in the fresh air. Looking to run or walk with others? Join a running club like Midnight Runners to make friends and train with a supportive and fun group. Or head to The Club at Gateway for a state-of-the-art fitness center featuring Peloton bikes, weight training equipment, and our luxe outdoor swimming pool.
New York Pilates
Looking for a workout that combines strengthening, stretching, and toning all-in-one? Check out New York Pilates for a reformer-based, low-impact workout that will leave you feeling strong and healthy. With locations throughout lower Manhattan and the Hamptons, there are plenty of ways to visit their popular studios. Find more info and book your next class here.
Top Wellness Apps
With so many apps out there geared towards health and wellness, it can be hard to know which ones are truly effective and worth downloading. We recommend a few that stand out among the crowd. Try Headspace for guided meditation that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day life. To discover the best trails and running paths in the surrounding area, check out AllTrails. To mix up the fitness routine and explore new workout and wellness options near Gateway, try ClassPass. And for making sure your daily water intake is right where it should be, check out hydration tracker WaterMinder.
Book a Spa Day
Prioritize your self-care by planning a spa day at one of downtown NYC’s exceptional spas. Trendy, woman-founded spa Chillhouse recently opened a new flagship location in the heart of SoHo. Book facials, massages, mani/pedis and more at this chic downtown location. Or check out Shibui Spa in the Greenwich Hotel for a luxury total wellness experience geared towards cleansing both the body and mind.
Unwind in Nature
At Gateway, relax on our waterfront North Lawn or with a casual stroll through our exclusive private park. Step out your front door and into the expansive, nature-filled beauty of Battery Park. Or take a summer weekend trip to nearby Beacon, NY for scenic views, excellent food, and a stellar art scene.