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Swedish Massage

The most commonly offered and best known type of massage. It was devised at the University of Stockholm in 1812 by Henri Peter Ling.

Swiss Shower

Standing body massage delivered by therapist with high-pressure hoses.

Tai Chi (Chuan)

A Chinese Taoist martial art form of “meditation in movement” which combines mental concentration, coordinated breathing, and a series of slow, graceful body movements.

Talent Topics: Supporting Your Transgender and Nonbinary Staff

March 26, 2021

According to a 2016 study conducted by the Williams Institute, approximately 1.4 million transgender adults are living in the United States. Since this study was done several years ago, by phone, and only includes people over 18 years old, we know that the true number of individuals is higher.

Tanning Beds

A tanning bed is a machine that emits ultraviolet radiation that produces a cosmetic tan.

Tapping the Power of Influence

December 15, 2016

How To Ace Influencer Marketing

By: Naren Arulrajah

Brand marketing is changing—and the only way for brands to keep their marketing relevant is by ensuring that it continues to shape the thinking and actions of their target audience. 


Tarot readings offer clarity to important life questions as well as a deeper understanding of oneself. This ancient tool is a mirror into the unconscious mind. Readings give insight and guidance for personal growth and transformation.  

Tell a Story with Boutique Brands

March 26, 2021

Consumers want great stories. They want a story they can believe—something they can grasp, invest and hold stake in. It is a spa professional’s responsibility, then, to define and tell a great story in the context of their spa. Great stories command attention, and when you can gain your consumer’s attention, their dollar is not far behind.


Traditional massage without oil that utilizes pressure on pressure points, muscles and ligaments and manipulations to elongate the spine, stretch joints and relieve tension. Elicits a feeling of well being, energy and flexibility.

Thai Face Slapping

Other Name(s):
Massage Boxing, Face Slapping Natural, Face Slapping Facial

Definition of Offering:
A treatment that includes pinching and working the skin with light slaps to shrink pores and remove wrinkles.

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