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9 New Age Boutiques for Shopping Fun at the Jersey Shore

by Jessica Norton
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Asbury Park is widely known for being eclectic and vibrant. The creative and open-minded community has attracted many New Age stores to the area. While perceptions and definitions of the term “New Age” can vary, a New Age store typically refers to the type of retail establishment that sells products related to spirituality and holistic wellness. New Age stores cater to individuals who are interested in exploring and practicing various forms of spiritual and self-improvement rituals such as the use of crystals, gemstones, plants, candles, essential oils, supplements, teas, and literature. At the Jersey Shore, it is easy to find spiritual shops that have tarot card readings, aura photography, and palm readings, as well as meditation circles, sound baths, and yoga workshops. Read on for a list of nine New Age shops to check out at the Jersey Shore.

Asbury Park

A Year + a Day Mystical Shoppe | 413 Bond Street

A Year and a Day Mystical Shoppe is a family-owned metaphysical store that carries products for paths such as Pagan, Wicca, Witchcraft, Santeria, Buddhism, and other spiritual beliefs. From premium hand-dipped incense sticks to store-made aromatherapy and smudging sprays, A Year and a Day covers any and all New Age and Spiritual needs. The shop sells a wide variety of workshops and events, such as guided meditations, reiki certification and training, psychic readings, aura photography, and more.

Freedom Rocks | 550 Cookman Avenue

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Freedom Rocks believes that everybody needs and deserves healing. This is why at its shop, shoppers can find a large selection of crystals, energy tools, jewelry, and bath and body accessories. Freedom Rocks’ event calendar is stacked with self-love workshops, numerology readings, and DIY oil-making sessions that all take place in-store. Freedom Rocks hosts medium and tarot readers and provides various healing services such as aura clearings, gong baths, and somatic pressings.

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Of the Earth Apothecary | 408 Main Street

Of the Earth is an herbal apothecary on Main Street in Avon-by-the-Sea that has a full line of herbal products, a vast selection of organic bulk herbs, books, classes, and workshops. The shop’s small-batch herbal products are all made by hand and formulated by a certified clinical herbalist. Of the Earth’s herbs are sourced directly from United States-based herb farmers that grow the most potent, high-quality herbs that are harvested at peak medicinal potency. Shoppers will find tinctures, botanical skincare, and herbal teas that can help with stress, sleep, immunity, digestion, skin issues, balancing hormones, allergies, and more.

Soul Shine Crystals | 440 Main Street

A few doors down from Of the Earth Apothecary, you’ll find Soul Shine Crystals — a spiritual shopping and retail boutique. From cozy blankets to mugs and inspirational wall art, it’s impossible to leave without buying a gorgeous crystal or a beachy home decor statement piece. Zodiac signs, angel numbers, and healing accessories are available in various stunning colors and aesthetics. Plus, Soul Shine hosts a variety of workshops and collaborative events with other local businesses such as aura readings, permanent bracelet appointments, massage chair sessions, and guided meditations.


Mineral Shop | 923 Main Street


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The Mineral Shop on Main Street in Belmar has crystals, plants, vintage clothes, accessories, and an aura photo camera. Aura photo readings include a photo of your aura, a reading on what each color and its placement means, and a detailed booklet with info on each color in your photo. Aura readings can be done solo or as a couple. Aura photography sessions and readings are walk-ins only on Wednesday through Saturday from 12PM to 5PM and Sunday 12PM to 4PM. The shop is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.


New Earth Healing Gifts + Services | 177 Main Street

New Earth Healing Gifts and Services on Main Street in downtown Manasquan has a wide variety of products including crystals, silver jewelry, sage, palo santo, aroma therapy, candles, incense, wind chimes, and more. Reiki, massage, reflexology, intuitive readings, medium readings, and hypnosis services are also available by appointment only. Store hours are Monday through Saturday 10AM to 5PM.

Ocean Grove

Serenity By The Sea | 53 Main Avenue

Serenity by the Sea is a “feel good” store located in the quaint downtown shopping area of Ocean Grove. Inside the shop, visitors will find divine handmade jewelry, soaps, candles, pot holders, sage, incense, and yogi-inspired spa and home gifts. The boutique also hosts events for DIY crafts and healing workshops. Serenity By The Sea is open Monday through Saturday from 10AM to 5PM and Sunday 10AM to 4PM.

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Red Bank

Back to Nature | 25 Monmouth Street


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Back to Nature is a unique boutique where shoppers can find one-of-a-kind wellness products and gifts. From calming candles to luxurious body butters and sprays, trinket dishes, and lavender eye pillows, the shop has practical lifestyle items that feature eclectic, colorful, and irresistible packaging — leaving empty-handed is simply impossible. Back to Nature is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11AM to 7PM, Sundays from 11AM to 5PM, and closed on Mondays.

Earth Spirit New Age Center | 18 Broad Street

Earth Spirit New Age Center has been open in downtown Red Bank since 1991. The shop has an incredible selection of crystals, gemstones, jewelry, books, incense, singing bowls, clothing, and unique gifts. Earth Spirit hosts weekly Tarot Classes in seven-week sessions that are organized as a lecture-style class that discusses the cards of the standard 78-card tarot deck, revealing classic tarot interpretations along with the common astrological correspondences of the major and minor arcana, which is the two groups of cards in a tarot pack. Aura Photographs and Interpretive sessions are also available in-store by appointment or walk-in every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Earth Spirit’s hours can be found on the store’s website.

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