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Whole body cryotherapy in a sauna-like environment is the process of exposing the body to extremely low temperatures (-110 to -130C) in a controlled environment for a limited amount of time.


Cryotherapy is a pain treatment that uses a method of localized freezing temperatures to deaden an irritated nerve. Cryotherapy is also used as a method of treating localized areas of some cancers (called cryosurgery), to treat abnormal skin cells by dermatologists.

Crystal Therapy (Crystal Healing)

Healing energy believed to be generated by quartz and other minerals. Crystals are known to have electromagnetic energy, as does the human body.

Cutting/Styling Hair

The act or job of cutting and arranging people’s hair.


Other Name(s):
Kol Kolis, Hilot Foot Massage, Filipino Tribal Foot Massage

Definition of Offering:
A version of hilot massage using bamboo or rattan sticks to stimulate pressure points on the soles and feet of clients.

Dance Therapy

Combining self-knowledge and personal analysis with studies in psychotherapy, dance has been rediscovered as a healing art.

December 2015 Snapshot Survey – 2015 Year In Review

December 13, 2016

Topic of focus – Year In Review

ISPA members were given a list of marketing channels and asked to specify whether they increased, decreased or made no change to each channel from 2014 to 2015.

December 2016 Snapshot Survey – 2016 Year in Review

December 13, 2016

Topic of focus – Year in Review

All respondents were asked to name some of their favorites for 2016. The most commonly listed favorite books of 2016 included Start with Why by Simon Sinek, Daring Greatly by Brenè Brown.

December 2017 Snapshot Survey – Year in Review

March 6, 2018

Topic of focus – Year in Review

The year in review survey asks participants about their favorite things of 2017, including their favorite new marketing initiative, favorite book read in 2017, favorite new spa product, favorite new tech gadget or mobile app, favorite change made by their company and favorite keynote, TED Talk or other presentation seen this year.

December 2018 Snapshot Survey – Year in Review

January 23, 2019

Topic of focus – Year in Review

Respondents this month were asked some of their favorite things from 2018, including favorite company marketing resources, books they read, new spa products, tech gadget or mobile app they used, changes their company made, and keynote or presentations they watched or attended.

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