Spa at the J


Our renovated, beautifully appointed Spa at the J will offer a unique, revitalizing experience. Our spacious, amenity-filled locker rooms and the warm ambiance of the spa suites create the perfect atmosphere to relax and rehabilitate. All services include complimentary use of our sauna, steam room, whirlpool, and showers. An important component to your wellness, Spa at the J is a convenient location within our Health & Wellness Center - the ultimate destination for you to renew, refresh, and revitalize! Visit our membership page to learn more about Spa membership pricing and check out our monthly newsletter for up to date specials and discounts. 


Pricing guide: Community / JCC Member / Spa Member

Introducing New Services & the Add-on Menu:

Contact the spa desk at (203) 387-2424 x444 or to schedule.

Massage Add-on Services:


Herbal Compress  $20                                                  

Hand made with muslin and Thai herbs to reduce pain and inflammation.                                  

Aromatherapy  $10                                                  

DoTERRA Essential oils incorporated into your massage treatment. 

Hot Stones  $20                                                  

Basalt stones heated and oiled and incorporated into your massage treatment.                                                                                                                                  

*can be done independently or as an add on to a Spa service performed by our certified aesthetician.


The insertion of hair-thin needles to specific points throughout the body to restore the flow of qi, balance the body's energy, stimulate healing, and promote relaxation. Acupressure alternative for needle-phobic clients.


60-minute session    $45

6 session package   $240


60-minute session     $80


*Clinic/group sessions are held every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM & Thursday 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

Body Waxing for Hair Removal:

Eyebrows $18      Bikini $25+
Lip  $12     Lower Leg $36
Half Arm    $25     Upper Leg $38
Full Arms $36     Full Leg $70
Underarms  $18        


*can be done independently or as an add on to a spa service performed by our certified aesthetician. 

Spa Massage Therapies 

Light Pressure (Swedish Massage)

All about relaxation! The focus is giving the client time to recover from the stresses of daily life. You can expect a treatment that involves long smooth gliding strokes that are rhythmic and flowing, pressure that is deeply relaxing, but not painful, and a treatment that is designed to soothe and relax you, not to relieve chronic pain or other underlying ailments.

60 Minutes: $80 / $76 / $72

90 Minutes: $115 / $109 / $103

Moderate Pressure Massage

Combination treatment of relaxation with some attention to trigger points needing deeper work.

60 Minutes: $90 / $86 / $81

90 Minutes: $125 / $118 / $112

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints).

60 Minutes: $100 / $95 / $90

90 Minutes: $135 / $128 / $121

Henry Athletic Massage (Sports)

Vigorous tissue manipulation for improved performance and recovery.

60 Minutes: $80/ $76 / $72

90 Minutes: $115 / $109 / $103


An alternative therapy that originated in China that involves placing cups on the skin to create suction to increase blood circulation to the area where the cups are placed. This can relieve muscle tension, which can improve overall blood flow and promote cell repair. It can also help form new connective tissues and create new blood vessels in the tissue. Cupping is used to complement their care for a host of ailments and conditions.

60 Minutes: $100 / $95 / $90

90 Minutes: $135 / $128 / $121

Thai Massage

Developed over 2,500 years ago, this modality profiles assisted passive stretching, compression, and rocking of the body and joints to increase flexibility, relieve joint tension and balance the body. This treatment is done in four positions: supine, side-lying, prone, and sitting on the Thai floor mat fully clothed along with guided breathwork. Excellent tool to open joints, improve circulation and flexibility, and relieve fatigue.

60 Minutes: $100 / $95 / $90

90 Minutes: $135 / $128 / $121

Aromatouch Technique W/ DoTerra Essential Oils

A clinical approach to applying essential oils along energy meridians and visceral contact points of the back and feet. The focus is to stimulate and balance the sympathetic and para-sympathetic nervous system, along with the aromatherapy benefits of the oils.

60 Minutes: $80 / $76 / $72


More than a foot massage! Specialist uses specific reflex points on the feet, hands and ears to induce a healing response in the corresponding organs and areas of the body. Benefits include cleansing the body of toxins, boosting the immune system, increased circulation and bringing the body into balance. Contraindicated for Pregnancy

60 Minutes: $80 / $76 / $72

Orthopedic Massage

Uses anatomical science and body manipulation techniques to help clients resolve symptoms without exacerbating existing conditions, great for injury recovery, surgery recovery, improve flexibility and sports performance.

60 Minutes: $80 / $76 / $72

90 Minutes: $115 / $109 / $103

Hot Stone Massage

Deep heat from basalt stones penetrates into the muscles to create a deeper relaxation and opportunity for deeper treatment. This massage increases blood flow, oxygenation and relieves aches and pains with comforting warmth.

60 Minutes: $100 / $95 / $90

90 Minutes: $135 / $128 / $121

Prenatal Massage

Relief from many of the normal discomforts of pregnancy.

60 Minutes: $80 / $76 / $72

Chair Massage

Onsite chair massages are done while you're seated fully clothed in a portable, specially designed chair. They usually involve a massage of your neck, shoulders, back, arms, and hands.

15 Minutes: $20 / $20  / $20 


Quick Fix Massages

Focus Massage

A focused treatment on the body part in need; designated by the client. Can be done fully clothed. 

30 Minutes: $40/ $40 / $40

Hand Massage

A focused treatment on the hands and forearms to relieve tension and improve circulation. Great for those who overwork their hands, carpal tunnel and arthritis.

30 Minutes: $35/ $35 / $35

Foot Massage

A focused treatment on the feet and lower leg to relieve tension and improve circulation. Great for plantar fascitis, stressed feet and arthritis.

30 Minutes: $35/ $35 / $35

Spa Facial Therapies 

Seasonal Facial

A relaxing, rehydrating treatment for those who do not require deep pore cleansing. A quick pick-me-up to help you look and feel your best.

45 Minutes: $50 / $50 / $50

Signature Plus

The long and luxurious version of our Signature hour session. More time for you and your skin.

90 Minutes: $115 / $109 / $103

Signature Facial

A relaxing, rehydrating treatment for those who do not require deep pore cleansing. A quick pick-me-up to help you look and feel your best.

60 Minutes: $80 / $76 / $72

Anti-Aging Facial

Includes all steps of a facial from exfoliation to moisturizing and massage for improved circulation in addition to the use of products targeting mature and aging skins. Anti-aging facials plump up the skin while helping to reduce dark circles thereby slowing the aging process, brightening the skin and reducing wrinkles. If you long for younger-looking skin, this is for you!

90 minutes $115 / $109 / $103

Quality in Every Treatment: 

Customize service to your specific needs with a complimentary consultation. Aestheticians are licensed and experienced. Only high-quality organic products are used. DoTERRA and Ilike products are also available for sale in-house. 

Purifying (Acne) Facial

Acne is a disorder of the skin caused by inflammation of the skin glands and hair follicles. This treatment is to steam, cleanse, purify and rehydrate the skin for a healthier exterior.

60 Minutes: $80 / $76 / $72

Body Treatments/Wraps

Essentially a facial for your whole body leaving your skin feeling velvety smooth and soft. The idea behind a body treatment is that it is just as important to cleanse, exfoliate and hydrate the skin on your body as it is the skin of your face.

90 Minutes: $115

Additional Services Available Upon Request:

Please contact us if you are looking for service packages or a specific treatment/technique not listed.  One of our treatment specialists would be happy to assist you with your request or questions. (203) 387-2424 x444 or​

Every service includes, and is recommended:

Arrive 20 minutes prior to your service to prepare your body by relaxing in our sauna, steam room or whirlpool. Shower facilities are available before or after your service and use of our Day Spa amenities is encouraged.


Cancellation policy:

Please provide 24 hours in advance to cancel a service. Failure to uphold the cancellation policy will result in 50% of the service fee being charged. 


New Featured Product: doTERRA Essential Oils

Essential Oils are truly revolutionizing the way we take care of our own personal health and wellness. Long known for their aromatic benefits, essential oils are now widely used for everything from improving mood. creating remedies for common illnesses and household cleaning, reducing stress, to even managing behavioral issues. 

When you choose doTERRA, you are choosing essential oils gently and carefully distilled from plants that have been patiently harvested at the perfect moment by experienced growers from around the world for ideal extract composition and efficacy. 

Each doTERRA essential oil is also carefully and thoroughly tested using the strict CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® quality protocol. Experienced essential oil users will immediately recognize the superior quality standard for naturally safe. purely effective therapeutic-grade doTERRA essential oils. 

Contact Tara at for more information.

Licensed Massage Therapists & Aestheticians

All massage therapists are licensed, experienced and committed to the broad picture of health and wellness.

  • Tara Eden Aksoy, L.M.T., Manager of spa services

    Tara has been a practicing therapist since 2005 and is licensed in CT and NY. With a history of working with chiropractors and other healthcare professionals, Tara specializes in pain management, injury prevention and recovery and on the lighter side, relaxation with Zero Balancing, Facial Rejuvenation and Reiki. I enjoy taking each session as another opportunity to listen, create a plan for the session and bring that client closer to their personal wellness goals.

  • Bryan Giles, L.M.T.

    Bryan has been many things, such as a barista and a professional dancer but our favorite specialty is his Thai massage. Bryan chose to live in Thailand to study this technique at the Chetawan Thai Traditional Medical School. His specialties stem from this training in traditional full body Thai massage, Thai foot massage and Thai oil massage just to name a few. He is a consummate professional with a strong, confident and compassionate approach to help you improve your overall well-being.

  • Sue Cohen, L.M.T.

    Sue has over 15 years of experience as a massage therapist. She has continued to challenge herself by not only running her own business, but through continuing education and community service. She can be found at Yale doing chair massage, studying Chinese Medical Massage in Beijing, China or volunteering at the annual Closer to Free Ride. These experiences have developed into Sue’s own unique style, bringing to her clients a wealth of treatment skills to match any request or need.

  • Charlie Blake, L.M.T.

    Charlie is a graduate of CT Center of Massage Therapy with 16 months of schooling and 800 hours of supervised training. Specializing in Orthopedic Massage, ‘Chuck’ has a strong desire to help people get out of pain and feel better. His knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology with a deep understanding of orthopedic issues is impressive. He is always willing to help others in need, consistently bringing his talent to community service events and senior centers.

  • Svitlana (Lana) Romaniv

    Lana is classically trained in western massage modalities and has extensive knowledge in trigger point therapy, pain/stress management, sports, acupressure, reflexology, aromatherapy, Himalayan salt stone, and medical massage. She is honest, passionate and confident in her work, and looks forward to building a long lasting relationship with her clients. Lana strives to assist them in establishing physical and mental wellness and enjoys volunteering at various athletic events in her spare time.

  • Michele Durbois, L.M.T.

    Michele is a graduate of Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy Westport, CT. Her experience has taken her from clinical to spa treatment settings working with chiropractors and other health experts. She is well versed in Swedish massage, Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, Reiki or Reflexology. Michele is always willing and ready to give you the experience you desire. She also enjoys aromatherapy (with her wide selection of Young Living Essential Oils) for a purely decadent relaxation session.

  • Katherine Harrington, LMT

    With a background in biology, human anatomy and physiology, and a career history of working for two Naturopathic Doctors, Katherine avidly believes that accompanied with whole, balanced nutrition and exercise; therapeutic massage will improve your health. She specializes in Deep Tissue for chronic pain, Sports Therapy and Thai Bodywork. Katherine received her certification from East West College of Healing Arts in Portland, OR.

  • Tova Hyman, Aesthetician

    Tova Emanuel-Hyman, an aesthetician and beauty therapist with over 20 years of experience, has received the finest European training. She has practiced her skill in London, Israel and New York City. Tova has a passion for enhancing her clients’ natural beauty, and enjoys developing personalized treatment plans for all skin types. She offers luxurious aromatherapy facials and body treatments using organic products. You will feel refreshed, rejuvenated and with a new found sense of well-being.