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April 2020 Snapshot Survey — Quarterly Performance/COVID-19

December 15, 2020

ISPA’s Snapshot Surveys traditionally provide quarterly examinations of spa and resource partner performance, and this edition continues that custom. However, as the global coronavirus crisis continues to profoundly affect the spa industry, the need for detailed insight into how it will continue to respond remains substantial. As a result, this survey sought that additional context and attempts to offer as clear a picture as possible of how the industry is navigating the path toward reopening as restrictions are lifted in their areas.

Aqua Exercise (Aqua Aerobics)

Aerobics workouts performed in a swimming pool. Water resistance is utilized to stretch, strengthen and increase stamina. This activity is also commonly known as aquacize.

Aquamedic Pool

This wonderful experience has been passed down for centuries. It’s a sensation over your whole body in a pure seawater pool that is comfortably heated. Jets create hundreds of bubbles inside the pool leading to bliss and relaxation for all.

Are You an Emotionally Intelligent Leader?

February 20, 2018

Are You An Emotionally Intelligent Leader?

By Merit Gest

Aromatherapy

An ancient healing art dating back to 4500 B. C., Aromatherapy usually refers to treatments such as massage, facials, body wraps or hydro baths with the application of essential oils from plants, leaves, bark, roots, seeds, resins and flowers.

Aromatherapy Massage

Aromatherapy massage combines the power of pure essential oils to help balance our whole body well-being, on a physical level, balance the mind and emotions, combined with a specialized massage drawn from the traditions of both East and West.

Art Therapy

Characterized by the use of symbolic communication presented by graphic, pictorial, sculpted, modeled, collage-composed, or other art media. Art expression involves a confrontation with the psychic images of the realm of inner perception.

Ashiatsu

A method through which therapists apply massage techniques directed through bare feet.

Aston-Patterning

Aston-Patterning encourages good health and wellbeing through improving the way the body functions and moves.

Astrology

The study of planetary (and heavenly) influence on human psychology, character, and relationships.

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