November Nichols is an accidental wellness maven. Several years ago, the former educational consultant turned to meditation to mitigate the stress of her hectic work and travel schedules. When her favorite meditation candle was discontinued, Nichols set out to make her own, and soon, she was selling them to friends and strangers alike, eventually quitting her day job to focus on her new career as a curator of calm.
Now, her candles, plush pillows, and lush scents permeate her recently launched holistic studio and boutique, L’Artisan Muse, at Westside Provisions District. Part well-appointed living room, part apothecary, and part wellness studio, L’Artisan Muse is a place you can take a meditation or yoga class, shop, or just hang out. Whether kicking back on the cozy sofa and sipping handcrafted teas or infused water from the hydration station, designing your own fragrance at the botanical blending bar, or stretching body and mind in the intimate and bright studio, the space offers a welcome retreat from the chaos of the outside world. $59 for five classes
From L’Artisan Muse
Infused oil, $58
Aura mist, $40
This article appears in our October 2019 issue.