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NAO Wellness is your wellness oasis. A tucked away gem in the NYC's West Village. We have everything you need to recharge your mind, body and spirit. All under one roof.

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At NAO, you'll find a wellness experience that will leave you rejuvenated, refreshed and glowing - from the inside out.

Wellness starts with great nutrition

Our experienced nutritionist team will listen to your unique challenges and needs to hand-craft a wellness plan just for you.

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Meet Nikki, the Founder of NAO Wellness

"For years I wanted a place where I could indulge all of my wellness needs.  When I couldn't find one, I created one." - Nikki Ostrower

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Really special wellness haven in a great location. The owner is a nutrition and holistic health expert who is always so helpful. I've had nothing but amazing and positive experiences at NAO.

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Nikki & Ellie came to my workplace to present a workshop on how to stay healthy while working a demanding job. The event was extremely well attended, with over 50 women who wanted to come learn about the topic. They were super informative...

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I had an amazing sauna appointment today. My skin, my body, everything feels rejuvenated. I certainly will be back. Highly highly recommend!

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Workshops designed to inspire.

We host some of New York City's most inspiring wellness events guaranteed to leave you feeling empowered. Check out our current offerings and reserve your spot today.

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I love all things holistic wellness, and breathwork is top on my list.
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When I’m meeting with like-minded friends and fellow entrepreneurs (even clients!) I bring them to @frequencybreathwork to experience the Holotropic breathwork approach.
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I recently invited Dr. Kristian Marcial @dockristianpt and Dr. Monica Saliu @docmonicapt of @tribecaphysicaltherapy to join me for the experience, and they had rave reviews!
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“It made me realize how important breathwork is, not only to strengthen respiratory function, but also to improve mood, decrease stress, and get better sleep.”
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I discovered Holotropic Breathwork 5 years ago thanks to Joy Dusney of @thejoyfulapproach. It’s done wonders for my mind, body and spirit - sparking my creativity both personally and professionally to new heights!
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The benefits of Holotropic breathwork are endless including but not limited to…
Relaxation
Stress Relief
Personal Growth
Self Awareness
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In fact, one of my favorite rewards from the experience is how many “ah ha!” moments I have for my life and my business without microdosing! It’s a natural “high” and truly connects me to my inner truth on another level. Makes sense - breath, after all, is life itself. 🙂
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I highly recommend going to @frequencybreathwork to experience Holotropic breathwork for yourself.
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#holotropicbreathwork #breathwork #holistichealth #healing #healthandwellness #nutritionist
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Just Egg’s product = Neither “Just” nor “Egg”!! @justegg
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Education on how to properly read food labels is SO important to me. Labels can be very misleading, and this is one of THE most misleading marketing techniques I’ve seen in a while.
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One of the first things to look for on your food label is the ingredients list. “Just Egg” is chock full of things I do not approve for my clients’ health nor for myself and my family. Here are just a few of the major inflammatory culprits:

• Canola oil - look up how it’s made and that alone will remind you to never consume or cook with canola!
• Gellum Gum- this is a food additive used as a binder, stabilizer, thickener, and to texturize processed food products. While more research is needed, this can cause digestive issues and throw off your healthy intestinal bacteria. This is especially true for those with sensitive digestive systems and autoimmune conditions.
• Natural Flavors- natural flavors are not always “natural”, and sadly, manufacturers are not required to be transparent with you on where they come from. As @healthline writes: “According to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research organization, these mixtures can contain more than 100 different chemicals in addition to their original flavor source, including preservatives, solvents, and other substances.”
• Sugar- you should never need to add sugar to a product like this or 99% of products on the market. If it doesn’t taste great on its own, I’m suspect.
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We are always so grateful to support our clients to transform their health! Thank you so much @kamiindahouse for such a beautiful testimonial - this one really hits home. You deserve a round of applause for the amazing work you did and for all that you accomplished in your time working with our Health Coach @annemarkt ! Nothing is impossible with the right tools and the right support! ...

Food Storage Tips with NAO!
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Don’t you hate when you buy gorgeous organic produce and it rots or molds before you get to enjoy it? We do too! It not only wastes money - it also increases food waste which is a serious problem. And you miss out on eating it!
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We want to ensure that doesn’t happen and you keep your food fresh, delicious, AND save money.
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Here is one example and three options for how to prevent your apple slices from browning! It’s Fall and apples are perfectly in season:
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Option 1: Submerge apple slices in water! Put a paper towel on top so it absorbs water and pushes them down. Keep them in the fridge in an airtight container (preferably glass). This keeps the air from getting to them which is what makes them brown.
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Option 2: Dissolve just 1/8 tsp salt in water (no more than that!). Put apple slices into the mix and let them soak for a few minutes. Then wash them off with fresh water and store in an airtight container. Don’t worry, washing them off will prevent them from tasting salty.
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Option 3: An old favorite - squeeze citrus like lemon juice onto the apple slices! The citric acid in the lemons prevents browning. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
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Another friendly reminder: Meal Prep and only buy the ingredients in the amounts you actually need. That full bag of apples may look convenient and may be cheaper per lb., but if you aren’t going to be able to eat them all up in time, just hand select the number you need! (You will still save money, promise. 😉
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You’ll feel so much more confident with preventing food waste and saving money with these tips and more. Give these options a try and let us know in the comments which worked best for you!
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I'm thrilled to be a speaker for this year's World Wellness Weekend coming up this Friday-Sunday, September 16th-18th!
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@immunocologie is hosting a series of FREE webinars to learn about the latest in #health, #beauty, and #wellness.
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I'm speaking on my TOP Skincare recommendations and provide a full resources guide - all free!
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RSVP with the link in my bio! Times for the event...
-Friday 6-8pm ET
-Saturday and Sunday 11-2:30pm ET
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Follow @immunocologie and check out the lineup of amazing Speakers HERE
https://immunocologie.events/
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I’ll see you there!
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Other speakers include: Amy Camie, Dr. Sangeeta Sahi, M.D. @sangeeta_sahi , MBA, Kimberly Klein, LMT, Shyamali Singhal, MD Ph.D. @shyamalimd , Brett Cotter, Debra Duneier, Heather Lee @heatherleemd , Sonia Tita Puopolo @soniatitapuopolo , Katie + Athena, Thurber + Kakoliris @newyorkbythurber Matt Emmi @mattemmi Roy Davis, Edyta Satchell @edytasatchell , Brooke Jeffy, MD @brookejeffymd Dr. Nicola Finley @nicolafinleymd Yamuna Zake @yamunazake Christine Cole, Alison O’Neil @beautybecomesyou2006 ,Karen Ballou and more!
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What’s the first thing you do when you pick up a product and look at the label? If you’re like most people, you check out the calories and fat content first.
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This has been ingrained in use for so many years! “Fat makes you fat” “Calories in, Calories out is the way to weight loss”. And so many more statements that aren't 100% true.
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I LOVE empowering my clients, both in one-to-one visits and my corporate presentations, to actually learn how to read a food label confidently. Once you’re equipped with these tools, you can play detective with ease and feel in charge of your health regardless of where you’re shopping!
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Here are my top Food Label Education tips to get started with:
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*Look at the Ingredients! This is the first step and the quickest way to know if the “food product” in your hands is coming from a whole foods source. We want recognizable names of real foods rather than chemicals, additives, food dyes, or names you can’t even pronounce! Pro tip: the ingredients are also listed in order of most prominent at the top, to least prominent toward the bottom. So if sugar is top of the list, put it back.
*Speaking of sugar, always look at “grams” of sugar listed underneath carbohydrates. Whether naturally occurring in the food itself (like in fruit) or added sugar (there are 56 names for added sugar btw!) you need to know how much you’re consuming in a sitting. Sugar is very pro inflammatory and can lead to weight gain, energy dips, anxiety, and more. Pro tip: 4g = 1 teaspoon of sugar. So say your food product contains 15+grams of sugar, that’s over a tablespoon of sugar in a sitting (and that’s not even taking into account serving size!). It all adds up quickly. SO many products on the market include added sugar because they want your taste buds and brain to crave more so you buy it again! [Continued in comments]
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A couple rave reviews for @earseedkits events!
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Click the link in my bio to book a free discovery call and learn how we can curate the perfect wellness or spa event for your guests!
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“I recently had the pleasure of working with Nikki as part of a client activation and was absolutely blown away by her expertise and skillset. Her unique perspective on the wellness industry and integrative health space is unparalleled and I encourage anyone seeking these services to inquire about her offerings. Alongside my client, I invited top-tier editors in the lifestyle, beauty, and fitness space to join Nikki for a private Ear Seeding experience, one of her signature practices. Both my client and the media were so appreciative of the time and attention Nikki took to create an intimate session that left us all feeling refreshed and informed. Nikki's passion for her work and commitment to serving others makes her an asset to anyone looking for health and wellness services to better themselves, their team, or loved ones. I'm looking forward to staying in touch with her and finding ways to incorporate her offerings into my routine, both personally and professionally.”
~Chelsea Baker - Turner PR
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“Thank you again - seriously you were amazing and everyone loved the ear seeding! Great to know that you offer other services - will be sure to keep you in mind for future events!”
~Elle Hollinger - Infinity Creative Agency
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#earseeds #earseedevents #wellnessevents #wellnesseventsnyc #earseeding #spaexperience #health
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Did you know that 10 years ago I co-founded a business with @jmezb called Stable Eats?
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This was before clean 32oz bottles of plant milks were as easily accessible as they are now. We created a versatile plant milk without all the sweeteners, stabilizers, and preservatives. We saw a hole in the market and just went for it!
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My business partner and I were passionate about making homemade nut milk from our commercial kitchens. We got the licenses we needed and we’re delivering our fresh and nutrient dense product straight to everyone’s door via Citibike!
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As much as we loved the idea and there was a need, we collectively decided we no longer loved doing it. This was not failure but rather, a big AH HA moment! Being a serial entrepreneur, every experience is a growth opportunity and l love sharing that growth mindset with clients. You can treat everything in life as an opportunity for growing into your higher self.
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After 14 successful years, NAO Wellness has gone through so many stages of growth, transforming from a brick-and-mortar into a nationwide, virtual practice with one-to-one meal planning, corporate wellness, testing and @earseedkits. None of that would have become fully realized without everything I learned from Stable Eats.
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The video is, as you can see, when I was pregnant with my daughter Emma! You can watch the full tutorial on YouTube to learn how to make your own homemade almond milk with just 2 ingredients and very few kitchen supplies! Recipe below. (You can also buy an amazing @nutrmachine that makes the almond milk for you, hot or cold, in minutes!)
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May you continue to learn all the valuable lessons life has to offer at every turn, and drink homemade nut milk each step of the way. 😉
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Recipe in comments below!
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We kindly request that all changes to appointments be made by calling 646-830-4423. Services must be rescheduled or cancelled at least 24 hours prior to your appointment. Cancellations and reschedules made after this time will result in the full price of the session.

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