Is wellness part of spa, or is spa part of wellness? This question came up during a panel discussion I participated in at the Washington Spa Alliance several months ago. I was surprised that we didn’t all agree on the answer. I have been equally surprised that some people have questioned why we are putting [...]
I had the rare privilege to have been part of a panel arranged by the Edelman PR firm at the famous South By Southwest conference in Austin Texas a few weeks ago. My sister Katrine, who lives in Austin and has attended SXSW many times, continued to correct me each time I mentioned SXSW. She insisted that only “newbies” say South by [...]
Happy New Year to everyone! While I had planned this New Year’s Day post to be my answer to the often debated 2012 question “Should our industry get rid of the word spa?” that will have to wait until my next post. I feel compelled to share the December 28th NY Time’s Article called Destination: Wellness [...]
Even though we will continue the countdown of our 2012 spa trend predictions where I “grade” myself, I wanted to interrupt the series to give you a sneak peek into our 2013 trend list that is hot off the press! We issued a press release yesterday with our 2013 trend predictions listed and a little [...]
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The Coaching Trend was one we predicted for our top 10 spa trend list for 2012 and indeed it turned out to be a big one. In fact, I just received an email from my colleague Kathryn Stolle referencing that trend and I thought you might enjoy some of what she said. Here is her [...]
Do you work for a company that cares about your health and wellbeing? Or, if you own a company, do you care about the health of your employees? June is National Employee Wellness Month, which serves as a great time to either get started on employee wellness, or be more aware of it.