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Indulge in an invigorating traditional Ayurvedic Swedana treatment that will expel toxins and impurities out of the body though the use of medicated herbal decoctions. This treatment also increases blood circulation which reduces pain and relaxes the body.

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.

Taking Care of the Team

September 12, 2023

Perhaps the most glaring contradiction in the modern spa is the dichotomy between the thoughtful, holistic well-care we advise for our guests… and the chaotic, stressful lifestyles many spa team members lead in private. The novel research introduced in “Walking the Talk” (page 20) identifies a separation in the well-being of top spa leadership and their clientele. Several other recent reports focus on the third group in most business-customer relationships, exploring the larger picture of employee wellness.

Spa management must recognize indicators of team members’ welfare—whether good or bad—and should be proactive in policies and programs to improve their wellness.

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.

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