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February 2019 Snapshot Survey — Philanthropy

February 20, 2019

Topic of focus – Philanthropy

The February Snapshot Survey provides a look at philanthropic initiatives in the spa industry.

Feldenkrais (Method)

System of bodywork developed by Moshe Feldenkrais that attempts to reprogram the nervous system through movement augmented by physical pressure and manipulation.

Fish Pedicure

A treatment that involves patrons dipping their feet in a tub of water filled with small Garra Rufa fish that eat away the dead skin found on people’s feet

Fitness Assessment

This is an overall evaluation of the body’s state, measuring such aspects as flexibility, aerobic capacity, muscular fitness and body composition.

Five Tips to Increase Spa Retail Sales

June 21, 2017

When I consult with spa managers in the United States they often tell me that their number one problem is getting their staff to sell retail products. The past three years spent working in Asia has shown me that the same challenges exist.

Float Therapy

Floating, also known by the clinical name R.E.S.T. (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy/Treatment/Technique), is an experience of weightlessness that is acquired by lying quietly in a dark tank, suspended in a warm solution of water and Epsom salt. The solution is about 10″ deep and so dense that you float effortlessly.

Foot Bath

A bath for cleansing, warming, soothing or disinfecting the feet.

Four Takeaways from Shine On with Dr. Cindy Geyer

March 16, 2021

IN DECEMBER OF 2020, Dr. Cindy Geyer joined the ISPA community to share with us her professional insights regarding holistic wellness in the spa workplace. A veteran clinician with more than 20 years’ experience at Canyon Ranch Lenox, in Lenox, Massachusetts, Dr. Geyer spoke to ISPA Chairman Patrick Huey about building up resilience to stress and supporting your team’s mental well-being along the way.

Galvanic Facial

A specialized pre-treatment gel with a negative charge is applied to clean, dry skin.

Gastein Cure

Radon treatments taken at the spas of the Gastein Valley in Austria. Radon is a radioactive inert gas which is absorbed into the body, stimulates organic functions and promotes glandular secretion without radiation damage.

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