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Aura Spa Celebrates Their U Street Opening With Free Massages

Images via Aura Spa
Images via Aura Spa

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The folks at Vida Fitness are trying to ensure you never leave 1612 U Street NW. The Vida complex already houses a gym, pool, and Bang hair salon. Now, add Aura Spa, a brand new $1 million, 5,000-square-foot luxury spa. The decor is Asian-influenced, with teak, grasscloth and a giant Buddha statue on the lobby. The spa's services include hot stone massages, organic facials, waxing, and body wraps.

Want to check it out for free? From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, Aura Spa is throwing a big opening party, with free seated massages and facial consultations. More freebies include champagne and snacks, as well as gift bags for the first 100 guests.

· Aura Spa Opens On U Street [WBJ]
· Aura Spa [Official Site]