FAQs

What is THE WELL?

THE WELL is a modern membership-based wellness club designed for busy urban professionals in the heart of New York City. We recognize both the benefits of Western medicine and the wisdom of Eastern healing and have built a science-backed ecosystem for wellness. Our integrative medicine doctors, health coaches and skilled practitioners work together under one roof to build customized plans uniquely suited to each member and their goals. Opening summer 2019, the 18,000-square-foot club includes a full-service spa with steam and sauna, an organic restaurant and vitamin bar, reflexology lounge, yoga and meditation studios, private training gym and classroom with innovative weekly programming. At THE WELL, your health is integrated, proactive and personalized leading to a more balanced you.

Where is THE WELL located?

THE WELL is located at 2 East 15th Street, on the corner of Fifth Avenue.

When will THE WELL open?

THE WELL will open its doors summer 2019.

What are THE WELL hours of operation?

THE WELL will be open from 8 a.m. till 10 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 9 a.m. till 10 p.m. Saturday; and from 10 a.m. till 9 p.m. Sunday.

What’s included in membership?
  • Access to best-in-class practitioners trained in functional medicine, acupuncture, physical therapy, reflexology, bodywork and energy work
  • Unlimited access to Club amenities, including full-service spa, steam room, sauna, relaxation lounge and library
  • Monthly, personalized one-on-one sessions with your dedicated health coach, plus messaging and support in between visits
  • Unlimited yoga, meditation and movement classes, which will be offered throughout the day
  • Access to private training gym and personal trainers
  • Curated weekly programming from leading industry experts, including chats, workshops, educational seminars and social mixers
  • Exclusive promotions at the Club restaurant and retail/apothecary 
What is the role of the Health Coach and how frequently do I meet with my coach? 

THE WELL Health Coach guides you on your wellness journey every step of the way. Recruited from the top programs in the country, our expert coaches help you navigate the ever-growing world of wellness. After a thorough health assessment and conversation about your goals, your health coach will put together an individualized plan that takes into account all facets of your life, from food and exercise, to sleep and stress. Included in your membership are monthly, personalized one-on-one sessions with your dedicated health coach, plus messaging and support in between visits. 

What is the functional medicine practice?

As a member, you have access to our world-class functional medicine practice led by our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Frank Lipman. Our whole-body approach to wellness is a continuum of healthcare that includes prevention and intervention to minimize disease risk and treat health conditions.

Who are the practitioners and healers at THE WELL?

We’ve gathered the world’s best doctors and healers together under one roof with a singular focus: maximizing your health and wellness. Our practitioners and healers include:

  • Chief Medical Officer Frank Lipman, M.D.
  • Head of Chinese Medicine Aimee Raupp, M.S., L.A.C.
  • Head of Sports Medicine Keith Pyne, D.C.
  • Director of Mindful Movement Joyce Englander Levy
  • Director of Head & Heart Lia Avellino, LMSW
  • Vibrational Energy Healer Valerie Oula
What type of fitness classes does THE WELL offer?

In addition to daily yoga classes, our fitness offerings include a private training gym with state-of-the-art equipment, along with a full spectrum of group fitness classes that range from high intensity circuits to restorative breathwork. 

Does THE WELL have private trainers?

Yes, personal trainers will be on-hand to create bespoke health programs customized to your fitness goals from weight loss and strength-building to flexibility and muscle sculpting.

What type of treatments will be offered in the spa and how are they priced?

Our innovative center for healing and wellness includes a ten-room, full-service luxury spa offering East-meets-West integrative modalities and restorative body treatments from highly trained therapists. Treatments are priced competitively within New York City.

Is THE WELL a co-working space?

No, THE WELL is not a co-working space, however, members have a dedicated lounge where they may work, read and relax.

What type of programming will THE WELL have?

Our curated network of trailblazing experts will empower members with knowledge and insights through weekly conversations, workshops and community-enhancing events. Sample topics include: financial wellness and how it impacts relationships; sleep hygiene; the science of Reiki; what happens in your brain when you hear your favorite song or spend time walking through nature; using food as medicine; practical ways to incorporate Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction techniques into your life. Our programming cultivates an open and supportive community of like-minded individuals, coming together to create meaningful, intentional connection.

How big is THE WELL?

THE WELL spans 18,000 square feet over three floors.

Whom do I contact with questions regarding membership?

THE WELL Head of Membership & Community Dotty Giordano can be reached at: [email protected]