Owner and master-aesthetician, Shizuka Bernstein was born in Tokyo. A former dance instructor, Shizuka discovered her passion for skin care after emigrating from Japan to the United States and marrying prominent Manhattan dermatologist and hair restoration specialist, Dr. Robert Bernstein.
After working as a medical aesthetician, Shizuka decided to open her own skin care practice which has since evolved into a full day spa.
Concurrent with Shizuka New York Day Spa’s expansion into its current location at 7 West 51st Street, Shizuka also developed her own line of skin care products based on powerful natural anti-aging ingredients and pure Mt. Fuji spring water.
Shizuka Bernstein is in high demand as a master facialist and skin care expert. Her artful technique has been singled out by many publications including New York Magazine which has featured her as a “Skin Care Guru.” She has also been seen on CNN, CNBC, Fox News, The Today Show, The Early Show, CBS’s The Doctors, and E!’s red carpet special leading up to the Primetime Emmy Awards as the creator of the Geisha Facial®, a skin care treatment that harnesses the ancient Japanese tradition of softening and brightening the skin with nightingale droppings.
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Shizuka New York Day Spa moved from the Upper East Side to its current location on the 6th Floor of 7 West 51st Street in 2005. Our space was created by noted Japanese designer Fusayo Yokota to ensure an intimate setting and a comfortable spa experience.
Upon visiting our spa, you will notice a distinct marriage between Eastern and Western styles which accurately reflects our treatments that combine the latest in Western dermatology with Eastern holistic knowledge.
Shizuka New York Day Spa is conveniently located on 51st Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, near historic Rockefeller Center (get directions). In addition to our bright welcoming area, our facilities also include a restful “Tranquility Lounge,” guest lockers and changing areas, a dry infrared sauna and Swiss steam shower.
During your visit to Shizuka NY, we ask that you respect the relaxation of others and refrain from cell phone usage.
Shizuka New York Day Spa is located on the sixth floor of 7 West 51st Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues.
Our spa is within walking distance of many NYC attractions, including Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Times Square, the Theater District (Broadway), and Fifth Avenue Shopping.
We are accessible by many NYC subway lines, including the 1, 6, B, D, F, M, N, R, and Q trains.
If you are planning a visit to NYC, we recommend staying at the Kitano New York Hotel. Shizuka New York Day Spa and the Kitano Hotel offer exclusive hotel+spa packages that allow you to experience the finest Japanese hospitality in New York City.
Shizuka New York Day Spa has been consistently praised in reviews from publications such as Allure, New York Magazine, OK!, Time Out New York, and more.
Shizuka NY has been voted Best Facial NYC twice by New York Magazine, and the innovative spa treatments at Shizuka NY have been blogged about by sites as diverse as the New York Times and PerezHilton.com.
“[Shizuka’s] Micro Facial leaves skin radiant.” – Allure
“A very relaxing experience in a peaceful environment.” – Client Review
“The atmosphere was so relaxing and I was treated like royalty.” – CitySearch User
“The service is great, the decor is relaxing and most importantly, my esthetician has heavenly fingers and has transformed the texture of my skin!” – Yelp User
“Wood, stone, and waterfalls set the Zen mood at this Rock Center spa.” – Page Six Magazine, New York Post