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5 Must-Have Skills to Make It as a Spa Director

March 7, 2018

As former Health and Healing Director at Canyon Ranch, GM of Travaasa and successful Hospitality Consultant who has lead resorts, spas and medical organizations around the country, Kristine Huffman of Hutchinson Consulting shares must-have skills that every Spa Director should possess.

5 Powerful Takeaways from Simon Sinek

March 28, 2017

Leadership expert Simon Sinek closed this year’s General Session with a compelling challenge to the ISPA community: “Every single person in this room has the opportunity to be the leader you wished you had. So make a choice. Be the leader you wished you had.”

9 Steps to Creating the Perfect Social Media Plan in 2020

October 8, 2019

Do you want to maximize your online influence through social media? Start with these questions: Why you are on social media? Which networks are you using? Which are working?

Abhyanga

A form of ayurvedic medicine that involves massage of the body with large amounts of warm oil which is often pre-medicated with herbs for specific conditions.

Acrylic Nails

A polymer coating used as an extension for natural nails.

Acupressure

Finger massage designed to release muscle tension and promote healing by applying pressure to “energy points” or “meridians” in the body.

Acupuncture

An ancient oriental healing technique discovered and developed more than three thousand years ago, acupuncture is based on Taoist philosophy.

Affirmation Therapy

This technique is used to overcome physical ailments and emotional problems by repeating a positive statement, similar to the therapy of visualization.

Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique is a method that works to change (movement) habits in our everyday activities. It is a simple and practical method for improving ease and freedom of movement, balance, support and coordination.

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