ISPA Academy Articles
Strength training movements involving coordinated breathing techniques developed in Germany by Dr. Joseph Pilates during the 1920s.
An ayurvedic oil treatment in which oil is poured onto the body through a hose and massaged into the body. This is the heaviest oil treatment and therefore the most nourishing.
Utilizing ingredients from gentle to invigorating, a body wrap can hydrate, soothe, revitalize, cleanse, stimulate circulation and improve the immune system. Specific products and active ingredients used can reduce irritation, moisturize, smooth and firm or remove waste and reduce fluid retention.
Money, like politics and religion, is one of those things that isn’t supposed to be discussed at the dinner table. That said, we’re about to dive into the dollars and cents of the spa industry, so if you happen to be reading Pulse at a dinner table, now might be a good time to relocate.
The 2019 ISPA U.S. Spa Industry Study Compensation Supplement may not provide ideal mealtime conversation fodder, but it does offer a clear breakdown of how spa employees are compensated, what they earn and what the staffing picture looks like across the industry. A closer look at the numbers reveals some notable recent trends.