archive-com.com » COM » E » EXPERIENCEISPA.COM

Total: 334

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • 2010 International SPA Association Trend Watch | International Spa Association
    every penny spent and with that comes higher expectations on the level of service they receive Spas are responding by providing exceptional service and making each visit a customized experience for the guest In fact 87 percent of ISPA member spas are utilizing customer feedback mechanisms to ensure they re exceeding consumers needs And 48 percent of ISPA member spas have implemented customer loyalty programs allowing them to offer discounts or rewards while incentivizing frequent visits to the spa Spa Sampling Menu Just like ordering tapas at a Spanish restaurant now you can order up a sampling of spa treatments to try out These mini services at lower price points are popular ways to get a taste of treatments offered at many spas With 46 percent of ISPA member spas seeing an increase in shorter 30 minutes or less treatment bookings and 86 percent offering shorter treatments it s the perfect recipe for consumers seeking small treats to help lift their spirits Preventive Care Wouldn t you rather go to a spa now to learn how to manage stress then end up in a doctor s office a few years down the road According to the World Health Organization by 2020 the top five diseases will all have the underlying contributing factor of stress Spa treatments like massage acupuncture and meditation have been proven to aid in stress reduction and recovery time for pre and post op patients Spa Partnerships Spas are becoming more accessible through partnerships with established franchises hotels and local businesses Recent pairings like Murad Inc and Massage Envy will allow consumers to enjoy the benefits of a total spa experience for an affordable price Forty six percent of ISPA day spa members partner with local businesses to incorporate spa into their workplace Popular partnerships include developing wellness programs at local hospitals accommodating guests at local hotels without spa facilities and service discount trades between spas and local business employees Cell Phone Applications There s definitely an app for that Spa ing is easier than ever with the convenience of doing it from your cell phone The Four Seasons app allows you to browse spa services and check room availability for your next stay The Hot Springs and Spa Finder California app will guide you to road side soaks spiritual retreats and commercial spas Plan a spa vacation from anywhere with Tripology s app The Find a Spa app detects your location and displays search results for spas in your proximity Giving Back Spas are offering promotions and free services to people who serve the community such as teachers hospice workers and military personnel Some spas are teaming up with local hospitals and providing wellness education to help educate consumers on the spa lifestyle Community outreach is a great way to generate business and show how easy it is to incorporate spa into your life The Millennials Take Over This group now outnumbers the baby boomers and they are flocking to the spa They grew up in

    Original URL path: http://experienceispa.com/ispamedia/news/item/2010-international-spa-association-trend-watch (2016-02-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Holiday Gifting Made Simple At The Spa | International Spa Association
    endured introducing them to the spa lifestyle will be the best present they receive A recent survey of ISPA members revealed that this holiday season gift card promotions and incentives are as easy to find as fruitcake The Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables FL On Dec 14 do your holiday shopping at the spa by purchasing gift certificates While you re there get a mini Kerstin Florian facial for 40 and receive a 40 credit on Kerstin Florian products Complexions Spa for Beauty Wellness Albany NY For every 200 gift certificate bought you ll receive a 20 spa credit as well as a Spa at Home product gift set valued at 75 The Spa at Ballantyne Resort Charlotte NC Purchase a 150 gift card and receive a 20 bonus card Every additional 100 gift card purchased earns you an extra 20 bonus And during December 5 of every 90 treatment will be donated to cancer rehabilitation Spa Toccare at Borgata Hotel Casino Atlantic City NJ Receive a luxurious spa robe valued at 120 for free when you buy a gift card for 250 Take advantage of the 99 Holiday Collection including a slimming body wrap aromatherapy massage or a pumpkin pie pedicure Deck the halls and ring in the New Year with these specials Aspira Spa at The Osthoff Resort Elkhart Lake WI The Retreat Package includes two evenings of accommodations a 40 dining credit and 175 in spa credits Rates begin at 199 The Founders Inn and Spa Virginia Beach VA The Spa Lalala package includes a 25 minute pomegranate body scrub and a 50 minute massage for 120 Intercontinental Montelucia Resort Spa Paradise Valley AZ Hangover Treatments allow you to regroup after the ball drops Sweat out your toxins in a 25 minute Hammam treatment for 35 or get

    Original URL path: http://experienceispa.com/ispamedia/news/item/holiday-gifting-made-simple-at-the-spa (2016-02-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • ISPA Members Help Beat Breast Cancer | International Spa Association
    Susan G Komen to provide free mammograms foot treatments and a gift bag of skincare products La Costa Resort and Spa Carlsbad CA Participants of the San Diego Breast Cancer 3 Day Walk can enjoy a variety of 50 minute treatments for a special price from Nov 24 26 three days after the walk The Spa at Mandarin Oriental New York NY The Spa for a Year raffle contest is held during October and gives the chance to win a year s worth of spa treatments Raffle tickets cost 50 and all proceeds go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation The Spa at Pinehurst Resort Pinehurst NC The spa hosted a Breast Cancer Awareness Day that included free treatments to survivors and a 50 percent discount to a survivor s breast friend Complimentary screenings and workshops were also a part of the special day Spa Gregorie s Newport Beach Rancho Santa Margarita CA Through the spa s Chemo Comfort program therapists go into hospitals and perform hand and foot massages while patients receive their chemotherapy treatment The spa also offers Oncology Massage training to therapists Stoweflake Resort Spa Stowe VT The spa developed a program with their local hospital called Mammogram to Massage When you receive a mammogram at the hospital you get 25 percent off a massage treatment at the spa Sundara Inn Spa Wisconsin Dells WI The spa hosts the annual Breast Cancer Recovery Foundation s Infinite Boundaries retreat The retreat is for women with metastatic cancer and includes complimentary spa services special cuisine and activities About the International SPA Association ISPA is recognized worldwide as the leading professional organization and voice of the spa industry Founded in 1991 ISPA advances the spa industry by providing invaluable educational and networking opportunities promoting the value of the spa experience and speaking as the authoritative voice to foster professionalism and growth More details on ISPA are available on http www experienceispa com Spas are places devoted to overall well being through a variety of professional services that encourage the renewal of mind body and spirit ISPA members that have made the association aware of their cancer awareness initiatives Resource Partners Clarisonic http cms experienceispa com Drafts 2009 www clarisonic com Decleor http www decleor com HollyBeth s Natural Body Products http www hollybeth net Inhalation Inc ttp www myrainbowofhealth com Jane iredale http www janeiredale com La Bella Donna http www labelladonna com LovethisLife http www lovethislifewear com OKA b Shoes That Love YouTM http www shoesthatloveyou com Osea http www oseamalibu com Skintinu http www skintinu com Somme Institute http www sommeinstitute com Suki http www sukipure com Zendals http cms experienceispa com Media 20Queries Responses www zendals com Zents Body Care http www zents com Spas AquaStar Spa Beverly Hilton Hotel Beverly Hills CA http www beverlyhilton com Body Restoration Spa Philadelphia PA http www bodyrest com Complexions Spa for Health Wellness Albany NY http www complexions com Daireds Salon Spa Pangea Arlington TX http www daireds com

    Original URL path: http://experienceispa.com/ispamedia/news/item/ispa-members-help-beat-breast-cancer (2016-02-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • ISPA Foundation Raises Funds To Support Education And Outreach Initiatives And Gives Back In Austin | International Spa Association
    the Foundation s initiatives The ISPA Foundation works to advance the industry through scholarships the development of educational spa resources and research The Auctions featured 218 items donated by spas hotels product companies and businesses within the spa industry While in Austin the ISPA Foundation helped give back to the host city by donating 131 pairs of Reebok shoes as well as assorted Reebok sports apparel to the Boys Girls Clubs of the Capital Area The Reebok products were part of a special raffle that attendees participated in When a raffle ticket was purchased the ISPA Foundation provided a pair of shoes for a child in need as a result of a generous donation from Reebok Brian Beaulieu director of operations Boys Girls Clubs of the Capital Area said We were thrilled to learn the ISPA Foundation would be donating more than a hundred pairs of Reebok shoes and clothing to our kids at the Boys Girls Club We just started a new health and life skills program called Run for Your Life and over the next three months we hope to motivate hundreds of our Club kids to walk jog or run 15 miles Many of our kids need a decent pair of shoes just to get started Lots of kids will be happy lots of moms too Through the raffle Conference attendees were donating to two good causes the Boys Girls Club and the Foundation said newly elected ISPA Foundation President Jeff Kohl The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Capitol Area is a wonderful organization and we were thrilled to be able to contribute to their cause while visiting their city To learn more about the ISPA Foundation or to make a donation visit www experienceispa com ISPAFoundation About the ISPA Foundation The International SPA Association Foundation

    Original URL path: http://experienceispa.com/ispamedia/news/item/ispa-foundation-raises-funds-to-support-education-and-outreach-initiatives-and-gives-back-in-austin (2016-02-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • ISPA Leaders Circle Meets to Discuss Future of the Spa Industry | International Spa Association
    the industry will propel forward as the economy picks up Specifically the meeting focused on what should change how to adapt and most importantly how to provide all spa goers an experience that brings them relaxation and stress reduction and an understanding and appreciation for truly living a healthy spa lifestyle Spa is not a luxury it is a necessity to a healthy lifestyle The discussion wet the appetites of the industry leaders leaving them hungry to bring these ideas to life at a time when humanity needs it most With a firm pulse on what s happening in the spa industry the Leaders Circle discussion focused on spreading the message of accessibility to the masses The leaders discussed many ways to achieve this from focusing on the younger generation through partnerships with schools to creating a more formal research institute In addition focus was placed on prevention through a more holistic approach by creating opportunities to promote health and wellness to consumers through teaming with medical professionals Through partnerships with the medical community the mind body approach will resonate with consumers to more fully embrace healthy aging by managing their stress We need integration between health care and the spa industry to create programs looking at the whole person said Dr Howard Murad recipient of the ISPA 2009 Visionary Award You treat patients in the medical office but you heal them in the spa More discussion from this gathering will continue throughout the year The ISPA Board of Directors will meet in the spring to discuss moving forward About the International SPA Association ISPA is recognized worldwide as the leading professional organization and voice of the spa industry Founded in 1991 ISPA advances the spa industry by providing invaluable educational and networking opportunities promoting the value of the spa

    Original URL path: http://experienceispa.com/ispamedia/news/item/ispa-leaders-circle-meets-to-discuss-future-of-the-spa-industry (2016-02-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • 2009 ISPA Expo Introduces New Products to the Spa Industry | International Spa Association
    nutrient cultivation that harnesses the best of Mother Nature Gehwol Foot Care http www gehwol usa com johnny jarufe gehwolfootcare com Booth 312 Product s Launching GEHWOL Spray 1 7oz dosis valve FDA NDC 45264004 Cares for skin leaving it elastic and beautiful effectively treats most athlete s foot Effective Ingredients Clotrimazol panthenol vitamine E bisabolol General Physiotherapy Inc http www g5 com jyoung G5 com Booth 212 Product s Launching The G5 Contour Therapeutic Massager is the perfect modality for Cellulite Treatments and Body Contouring Non invasive safe and effective with tangible results from the powerful mechanical motion that penetrates far below the surface HerbaSway http www herbasway com jmandese herbasway com Booth 1219 Product s Launching HerbaSway maker of the best selling HerbaGreen Tea and other all natural liquid supplements has launched a new line of anti aging beauty drinks known as HerbaSway Spa Beauty These new green tea and super fruit drink supplements offer a revolutionary approach to balancing inner health with outer beauty while slowing premature aging The concentrates are available now at spas and resorts nationwide Illume Candles http www illumecandles com lisam illumecandles com Booth 1323 Product s Launching New for 2009 are gorgeous Vintage Ceramic candles in Balsam Cedar Mulled Wine and Eggnog Latte and well as the dramatic Stellar collection of jewel tones mixed with decadent fragrance Imprint Plus http www imprintplus com sales imprintplus com Booth 1311 Product s Launching The Reusable Namebadge The Reusable Sign Jade Industries Inc dba JadeYoga http www jadeyoga com dj jadeyoga com Booth 525 Judith Jackson Inc http www judithjackson com Judithjackson33 aol com Booth 914 Product s Launching Aromatherapy Crème de Massage combines Judith Jackson s fragrant aromatherapy blends Therapy Vitality Serenity Tenderly Divinity and Renewal with a nourishing yet quickly absorbed massage crème This is a non staining totally natural formula that will please the most exacting therapist and answer consumer demand for easy to use products that work Judith Jackson s Alchemy Tea for Harney Sons Judith Jackson has co created three Alchemy teas based on her Alchemy Elixirs with America s premier tea company These health promoting blends enhance the transformation of an Alchemy spa treatment and turn consumer tea time into a magical moment Whatever the mood and need these Alchemy Teas have the answer Athena for quick pick me up with lemon and rosemary Luna to relieve stress and promote moon dreams with chamomile lavender and nutmeg and Venus for a seductively delicious tea experience with vanilla orange blossom and caramel Justin Blair Company http www justinblairco com shucare1 aol com Booth 1245 Product s Launching JUSTIN BLAIR LAUNCHES ALL NEW GEL HEEL SOCK DISPLAY AT ISPA 2009 THE NIGHTCARE GEL HEEL SOCK PROVIDES DEEP AND CONTINUOUS SOFTENING AND MOISTURIZING OF HARD DRY SKIN kaplanMD Inc http www kaplanmd com teri kaplanMD com Booth 1412 Product s Launching kaplanMD s Cell Renewing Microfoliant and LIP 20 Treatment in Sheer Nude Shine Kenan http www kenan ca svincent kenan ca Booth 1218 Product s Launching Spring Summer 2010 launches Frou Frou Living a selection of pants jackets camisoles t shirts tunics sun dresses maxi dresses or cover ups made of amazingly soft cotton modal spandex blends and French terry 2x2 rib and sold or printed jersey Kerstin Florian International http www kerstinflorian com jandrews kerstinflorian com Booth 829 Product s Launching New Correcting Skincare The ultimate solution based line of products that utilize cosmeceutical formulations to achieve immediate visible results Products that treat repair and refine the skin with technically advanced ingredients and treatments La Bella Donna http www labelladonna com lbdkathy mac com Booth 1129 Product s Launching LA BELLA DONNA MINERAL COLLECTION INTRODUCING VISION OF MINERAL LIGHTS SUNSET Light refracting qualities present a luminous glow The four quads of colour may be used as a bronzer eyeshadow and blush Sunset adds a touch of sunset glow perfect for warm undertones Other Vision of Mineral Lights options Bronze Naturale and Blushing Lexli International Inc http www lexli com beverly m maddockdouglas com Booth 207 209 Product s Launching The brand itself has just been introduced nationally this year and the ISPA conference marks our grand introduction Lexli is a line of aloe based skincare products formulated by a board certified plastic surgeon and aloe researcher Dr Ahmed Abdullah While the line includes a full regimen of products the flagship product is AloeGlyC Renewing Exfoliant A patented daily exfoliant AloeGlyC features a pH level near that of a doctor s office chemical peel Because of the presence of pharmaceutical grade aloe those who use the product don t experience irritation or redness Living Earth Crafts http www livingearthcrafts com julanne livingearthcrafts com Booth 722 724 Product s Launching Wave LoungerTM series zero gravity lounger Habana II LoungerTM guest room lounger and workstation Pro SalonTM Bamboo eco friendly and sustainable Pro SalonTM Modern progressive style combined with organic element LovethisLife Omnimedia http www lovethislife net scott lovethislifeactive com Booth 1209 Product s Launching LovethisLife has added some beautiful new styles to their inspired and inspiring apparel collection Stop by to see the hoodies thermals and beautiful organic pieces that retailers are consistently reordering and customers are raving about Natura Bisse International http www naturabisse com amandamcdowell naturabisse com Booth 1035 Product s Launching Glyco 3 Peel Inspired by the world of aesthetic medicine this triple action treatment incorporates an innovative use of carboxytherapy to improve circulation and elasticity while providing an exceptionally effective yet safe chemical exfoliation NEUMA http www neumabeauty com tommyd pureandbasic com Booth 1222 Product s Launching Pure Basic Therapy Line Lotions and balms will inspire Moisturizing Nourishing Calming and Healing properties by their corelating natural and certified organic ingredients Launch of our New Brand You do not want to miss it but sshhh it s still a Secret Pino http www pinospa com bbieler helias com Booth 1434 Product s Launching For the first time in history PINO is introducing its products to spas in the United

    Original URL path: http://experienceispa.com/ispamedia/news/item/2009-ispa-expo-introduces-new-products-to-the-spa-industry (2016-02-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • ISPA Foundation Announces 2009 Recipient of Ruth Stricker Spa & Wellness Award | International Spa Association
    the healing powers of massage Karlson is currently a graduate student at the University of Kansas pursuing a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Clinical Health Psychology She also works as a graduate research assistant at the University of Kansas Medical Center She has been a certified massage therapist since 2000 I feel extremely honored to receive this support for my research Karlson said I am passionate about the benefits of massage and relaxation and hope that the results of my study will lead to a better understanding of the mechanisms of massage With a better understanding of how massage works comes the potential for greater dissemination of its benefits Karlson s research will focus on the use of massage and guided imagery to reduce musculoskeletal pain She will test 112 undergraduate women each randomly assigned to four experimental groups including no treatment guided imagery only massage only or guided imagery plus massage The groups will be tested to determine if their assigned treatment has an effect on their experience of pain Also heart rate respiration and blood pressure will be recorded throughout the study There have been many studies on the effects of massage but Karlson will attempt to bridge the gap from what massage does to how massage does it She hopes that when the how is understood healthcare professionals will be able to offer massage as a complementary treatment with more confidence and promote massage as part of a holistic health and wellness plan The results of Karlson s research will help the spa industry understand which variables related to massage promote the greatest healing experience The variables can then be used to help customize spa experiences for consumers The Ruth Stricker Spa Wellness Award named in honor of the founder of The Marsh a Center for Balance

    Original URL path: http://experienceispa.com/ispamedia/news/item/ispa-foundation-announces-2009-recipient-of-ruth-stricker-spa-wellness-award (2016-02-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Partnership of ISPA & STR Creates New Benchmarking Tool for the Spa Industry | International Spa Association
    industry The online Spa STAR report will allow spas to enter in monthly information on the following metrics treatment revenue number of treatments treatment room hours available treatment room hours utilized salon revenue number of salon services number of salon stations available number of salon stations utilized and total retail revenue This tool will allow spa participants to pull Spa STAR reports showing monthly and historical performances enabling them to benchmark against other spas Members of ISPA will receive an exclusive one year STR discount through this partnership beginning in January 2010 The key is to get spas to participate in the monthly reports so that this can be a valuable resource and a true benchmarking tool said ISPA President Lynne McNees The hotel industry has relied on STAR reports for years to provide timely information used in their operations and we are proud to provide all spas the same benefits In these times of unprecedented economic upheaval spa operators are looking for more sophisticated tools and for actionable information The Spa STAR report will equip owners operators and investors with strategic planning tools for the future said STR Vice President Jan D Freitag STR looks forward to working with ISPA and its members to assist with benchmarking and data analysis to gain better insights and ultimately allow them to be more successful ISPA has released groundbreaking studies and research tools since the early 1990s To learn more about ISPA s research and business tools visit http www experienceispa com About STR STR Global For more than 20 years Smith Travel Research has been the recognized leader for hotel benchmarking and research Smith Travel Research and STR Global offer monthly weekly and daily STAR benchmarking reports to more than 37 000 hotel clients representing nearly 5 million rooms worldwide STR

    Original URL path: http://experienceispa.com/ispamedia/news/item/partnership-of-ispa-str-creates-new-benchmarking-tool-for-the-spa-industry (2016-02-01)
    Open archived version from archive