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International SPA Association Celebrates 20 Years

The International SPA Association wrapped up its 20th Annual Conference and Expo after four exciting days of education, insightful keynote speakers and the latest products and services in the spa industry.

LIVE HAPPY, LIVE HEALTHY, LIVESPA IN 2009

LEXINGTON, Ky. – LiveSpa magazine, a publication produced by the International SPA Association, is back with its second annual edition to educate the consumer on all things spa.

HYDROTHERAPY – WHAT IS IT AND WHY AREN’T WE DOING IT?

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The word “spa” translates from the Latin phrase Salude Per Aqua and means “healing through water.” Since ancient times water treatments, or hydrotherapy, has been common place in Europe but never really caught on in the United States.

ISPA Foundation Releases Textbook & Accompanying DVD

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The International SPA Association Foundation along with The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) have developed a new textbook titled “Spa: A Comprehensive Introduction.” This text takes an in-depth look at everything from the history and cultural development of spas, to daily spa operating procedures.

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