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Support Women-Owned Businesses in Flatiron

In honor of Women's History Month this March, we rounded up a list of women-owned businesses to support when you spend time in the neighborhood. Flatiron proudly boasts a number of women-led businesses across a variety of sectors.

Fitness 

Chaise Fitness, 40 East 23rd Street, at Madison Ave, (212) 432-6100
Chaise Fitness offers a patented fusion workout of ballet, Pilates, and strength. Mother/daughter power duo Lauren and Rachel Piskin created ChaiseFitness, both inspired by their respective backgrounds in competitive figure skating and ballet and their lifelong passion for health and wellness.

Jane DO, 24 West 23rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (210) 938-1000 (ext. 4)
Founded by two former Radio City Rockettes who were fed up with fitness stereotypes, Jacey Lambros and Danielle DeAngelo launched a studio where women can workout confidently offering cardio, dance, and strength training classes. 

Y7 Studio, 25 West 23rd Street, between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue, (646) 820-0781
The candle-lit studio's mission is to make yoga practice inclusive and accessible. Founder Sarah Levey started the concept because of her own frustrations with yoga studios that she visited stating that she would often feel uncomfortable, inadequate, and desperate for some fun. 

Wellness

Alchemy 43, 40 East 21st Street, (917) 970-3743
An aesthetics bar specializing in cosmetic microtreatments from the neck up. LA-based founder and CEO, Nicci Levy, founded Alchemy 43 in an attempt to apply a new approach to the industry that removes the shame around injectables. 

Gotham Glow, 1123 Broadway #417, (212) 592-0368
In the neighborhood since 2011, Gotham Glow is an airbrush tanning salon and industry leader in the New York City area. The salon was founded by owner Tamar Vezirian and is well-known for creating an effective tanning formula that doesn’t give off an unpleasant odor and is FDA-approved. 

WTHN, 20 West 22nd Street, (646) 558-9846
An acupuncture studio and herbal shop meant to be ultra-modern, personalized, and convenient for you. The studio was founded by Michelle Larivee, an acupuncture advocate, and Dr. Shari Auth, a holistic health practitioner. 

sundays, 51 East 25th Street, at Madison Avenue, (646) 998-5711
sundays set out to revolutionize the traditional manicure with custom-designed non-toxic vegan nail polish in a space fit for meditation. Founder Amy Ling conceptualized the studio after her experience in beauty school and working as a chemist to study nail care products upon receiving her MBA from Columbia University. 

Flatiron Pediatrics, 27 East 22nd Street, (212) 460-5600
In the neighborhood since 2014, Flatiron Pediatrics specializes in exceptional medical care for kids and strives to build a beautiful, welcoming, comfortable space that clients enjoy visiting. The practice was founded by Dr. Victoria Riese, a pediatrician who has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience over the course of a career that spans nearly a decade.

 Dining 

maman, 22 West 25th Street, (646) 838-0700
Beloved French café and bakery is home to New York’s famous Nutty Chocolate Chip Cookie and serves a selection of to-stay or to-go breakfast and lunch options. Founder Elisa Marshall conceptualized maman to bring her childhood favorites from the south of France and the U.S. back to life. 

Om Juice Bar, 62 Madison Avenue, (917) 409-5900
With a strong eye for freshness and health, Om Juice Bar touts its juices and smoothies as mindfully delicious and made with organic produce. Inspired by a meditation retreat, founder Anastasia Kulinich felt compelled to open her own juice bar after experiencing the wellness benefits of adopting a plant-based diet herself. 

Taïm, 64 West 22nd Street, (212) 966-7364
The acclaimed Tel Aviv-inspired vegetarian and kosher restaurant offers signature falafel and cauliflower shawarma to both vegetarians and carnivores alike. Founder Einat Admony realized many people did not know exactly what Israeli/Jewish food looked like, and she wished to change that. 

Culture & Hospitality 

Lois Lane Travel, 230 Fifth Avenue, 212-243-5277 
For over 25 years, Lois Lane Travel has provided clients with expert advice on airfare, hotels, and car rentals. Founder Lois Eida, takes great pride in her work and serves as a major advocate for the Flatiron community at large. 

Pen and Brush, 29 East 22nd Street, (212) 475-3669
A 125-year-old publicly supported not-for-profit showcasing the work of excellent female artists and writers with the ultimate goal of effecting real change within the marketplace. Under the presidency of accomplished writer and suffragist Grace Seton, Pen and Brush became an established legal corporation.  

Poster House, 119 West 23rd Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, (917) 722-2439
Poster House is the first museum dedicated to posters in the United States with a mission to showcase posters from all over the world and highlight the history, design, and cultural context. Val Crosswhite organized supporters and founded the museum to recognize the art and social impact of posters. 

This list does not encompass all women-owned businesses within the district. If you are a business in the district and would like to be featured, please contact us at info@flatirondistrict.nyc. 

Photo Credit: New York Times, of Taim founder Einat Admony

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