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Global Best Practices to Jumpstart Success

December 15, 2016

Global Best Practices to Jumpstart Success – How to Elevate Your Spa’s Wellness Programs

By Jean-Guy De Gabriac

There’s a reason why sharing best practices is important in our industry. Doing so ensures that we are able to identify the proven-and-tested solutions and ideas that can help us elevate our practice to a higher level and create the best possible standards for the spa industry. Sharing best practices, especially on how we plan, develop and deliver spa wellness programs and activities, will help us build tools, strategies and resources that can jumpstart success for our spa or business.

Gold Facial

A facial treatment incorporating an application of gold leaf.

Grief Counseling

A form of psychotherapy that aims to help people cope with grief and mourning.

Gua-Sha

Other Name(s):
Scrapping, Spooning, Coining, Gua Sha

Definition of Offering:
Gua sha treatment involves scraping the skin with a massage-style tool to improve circulation.

Guided Imagery

A process which involves listening to music or a person’s voice in a relaxed state for the purpose of allowing imagery, symbols, and deep feelings to arise from the inner self. This visualization may be used to stimulate the body’s immune system.

Hair Coloring

Dye or tint for the hair.

Hakomi Therapy

Hakomi Integrative Somatics

Halotherapy

The use of salt vapor to treat respiratory ailments, skin irritations, and combat mental lethargy.

Hammam

A health treatment that takes place in a large, marbled steam room (110-160 F with 100% humidity) and receive a series of body treatments.

Handling ‘Colorful’ Conversations with Guests

June 12, 2017

Have you ever made a mistake with a customer? Of course you have!

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