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April 2017 Snapshot Survey – Quarterly Performance

September 6, 2017

Topic of focus – Quarterly Performance

Positive trends continued for both spa and resource partner respondents this quarter as the majority reported an increase in gross revenue change, gross profit change, spa visits and retail performance. The sustained growth in these areas show the spa industry as a whole continues to thrive.

April 2018 Snapshot Survey – Quarterly Performance

November 27, 2018

Topic of focus – Quarterly Performance

Continuing a trend of growth in the spa industry as seen in the past few Snapshot Surveys on quarterly performance, over half of all spa respondents reported an increase in gross revenue change when comparing the first quarter of 2018 and first quarter of 2017, with 78 percent reporting growth. Eighty-five percent of day spa respondents reported a gross revenue change of one percent or more over the same time frame. Similarly, 68 percent of resource partner respondents reported a gross revenue change of one percent or more.

April 2019 Snapshot Survey — Quarterly Performance

May 29, 2019

Topic of focus – Quarterly Performance

The numbers in this Snapshot Survey continue to paint the picture of the spa industry’s growth. Eighty-three percent of all spa respondents reported an increase in gross revenue change when comparing the first quarter of 2019 to the first quarter of 2018. This number was even higher for day spa respondents at 85 percent. A smaller percentage of resource partner respondents reported an increase, though still over half at 57 percent.

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


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.

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