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29 Νοέ

Body Bliss™ Intentional Aromatherapy® Wins Favorite Private Label Line in American Spa Professional’s Choice Awards

Arizona-based Natural Products Manufacturer Recognized in SIX Categories FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cottonwood, Ariz. (November 16, 2021)— The Body Bliss™ Intentional Aromatherapy® team is pleased to announce that the company has been recognized with Favorite Private Label Line in the 2021American Spa Professional’s Choice Awards. The Arizona-based natural products manufacturer was also a finalist in FIVE categories, including […]

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29 Νοέ

Spas of America Launches New Online Experience

The new website connects consumers with the growing spa and wellness industry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spa Walden COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO — The travel website, Spas of America, has launched a new technology platform making it easier for consumers to connect with the independent spa and wellness experiences they’re looking for. Guests are now empowered to search and […]

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29 Νοέ

SBA Announces Updated Guidance Regarding Applicant Deadlines for COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced updated guidance for COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program applicants to better serve small business owners in need, while funding remains available. Since its inception, the COVID EIDL program, a federal disaster relief loan designed to better serve and support our small […]

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29 Νοέ

Pour, Don’t Push [Ground Your Perception]

Who doesn’t love when a massage client emerges from the treatment room and says, a little dazed, “I can’t believe you knew where all my tension was.” In these moments, we might feel like mind-readers, as the client exclaims, “You found places I didn’t even know were tight.” The client’s wonder is palpable, as if […]

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26 Νοέ

Want to Create a Profitable Massage Practice? These Two Variables Will Make or Break Your Business

Your income is not your profit. Simply stated, an entrepreneur can see a monthly income on their ledger; however, this does not necessarily result in the running of a profitable business. Creating a positive and enduring income flow is only part of the equation. Two tandem items that need to be closely attended to […]

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25 Νοέ

This is How Yoga Builds Balance and Resilience

One of the challenges in a profession where you are continually caring for others—such as massage therapy—is regularly taking the time for self-care, so your own well doesn’t run dry. Here we invite you to consider yoga to replenish yourself and take care of your nervous system. In Western culture, the word yoga has practically […]

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24 Νοέ

New Report Focuses on Salon & Spa Business Growth

A new report provides insight into frequent employers of massage therapists—spas and salons—and how those businesses are evolving even as the pandemic continues. MINDBODY software company surveyed 1,230 U.S. consumers and 1,200 U.S. wellness businesses to create its State of the Spa and Salon Industry Report 2021. The results shows that […]

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23 Νοέ

Meet the real-life ‘Urban Elves’ behind our Christmas campaign

Take a look behind the scenes on our Christmas campaign, featuring real Urban staff and therapists. One frosty morning in November, we invited Urban staff and therapists to pretend it was Christmas for a day at an east London studio. And oh boy did they understand the assignment!  While classic Christmas carols blasted through the […]

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22 Νοέ

Dan Heath Announced as Opening Keynote Speaker for 2022 ISPA Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISPA announces Dan Heath, bestselling author and senior fellow at Duke University, as opening Power Session keynote speaker at the 2022 ISPA conference LEXINGTON, KY. (November 15, 2021) – The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce bestselling author and entrepreneurial expert Dan Heath as the opening Power Session keynote speaker for […]

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22 Νοέ

Make the Switch

Sponsored by Booksy. Perfecting your trade is what you’ve been working for since day one. It’s the source of the passion that fuels your lifestyle, your career, and ultimately you as a person. Part of running a successful business, other than perfecting your trade, comes a laundry list of not-so-fun check boxes: Appointment management, […]

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22 Νοέ

Myofascial Techniques for Rib Restrictions

COVID-19 has given us a special awareness and renewed appreciation for easy breathing. While we’re still learning about the best ways to help people after a coronavirus infection, we know that breath efficacy affects a wide range of functions, from metabolic processes to our energy level to alertness and mood[i]. Images 1 & 2: […]

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22 Νοέ

Body Mechanics Makeover: Avoid the Crumple Zone

You learned the basics of body mechanics in school, and have developed your own—good or bad—habits as you have practiced massage. Along the way, you have probably developed your body awareness and learned some new techniques. I want to help you go beyond the basics, and fine-tune the areas of poor body mechanics that […]

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22 Νοέ

7 Guerrilla Marketing Tactics for Your Practice

Guerrilla marketing—it’s an interesting term. For many, it conjures up visions of being ambushed by advertisers lurking behind hedgerows and dumpsters. And actually, that’s not too far off the mark. Guerrilla marketing can be a very unusual, cost-effective means to rapid business growth. Defined, guerrilla marketing is an ad strategy in which you use […]

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17 Νοέ

NOEL ASMAR UNIFORMS NAMED BEST SPA UNIFORM IN READERS CHOICE AWARDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver, BC. November 12, 2021– The readers have chosen, and they’ve chosen Noel Asmar Uniforms. The Vancouver-born brand of spa and wellness uniforms, founded in 2002 by Noel Asmar, received the WellSpa 360 Readers Choice Award for Best Spa Uniform Product for their Black Faux Linen Collection. “It’s an honor for […]

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17 Νοέ

Opioid Overdoses Are Up. Could Massage Help? [Guest Editorial]

I lost my dad, Fred, at the age of 58, to an opioid overdose after he had seven lower-body surgeries for injuries that he didn’t even need. He had tried everything he possibly could do and was left with no choice but to start taking opioids for pain relief in 2014. The two-year demise […]

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16 Νοέ

Spa Space Solving Therapist Shortage with On-Demand Staffing Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Flexible Offerings for Facility Partners Include Highly-Vetted Background Checks, Automated License Verification & Combined Workforce Solutions Atlanta, Ga. (November 10, 2021) Spa Space, a three-sided marketplace for the spa and salon industries, is solving the therapist shortage with a wide range of on-demand staffing solutions. The revolutionary platform drives incremental revenue […]

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16 Νοέ

Rejuvenate™ Disinfectants Selected As The Offical Disinfectant For 2021 LA Fashion Week

Rejuvenate Disinfectants by Virox Technologies Inc. was the official disinfectant for beauty professionals at the 2021 LA Fashion Week. Beauty professionals working the show disinfected their workstations in as little as 1 minute with eco-friendly, hospital-grade Rejuvenate Disinfectant Wipes and their tools in 8 minutes with Prevention HLD8. In support of the event, ViroxTM […]

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16 Νοέ

Northwestern Health Sciences University Launches Master of Health Science in Integrative Care

A New completely online program empowers practitioners, administrators and healthcare leaders to create a patient-centric and holistic healthcare ecosystem The fast-paced and flexible master’s program aids healthcare leaders with the knowledge to include integrative care approaches into patients’ care plans and create a more holistic, sustainable healthcare system. The program is NWHSU’s second fully […]

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15 Νοέ

Six small joys of working from home

Let’s look on the bright side of post-2020 life. Working from home has some major perks:  1) More time in the morning Make your favourite breakfast rather than grabbing the quick and boring option. Slowly savour your coffee while journaling in bed. Or maybe enjoy a few pages of your new book without being disturbed […]

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15 Νοέ

Thai Abdominal Massage

Visceral work on the abdomen and surrounding tissues is vitally important for the health of the whole body, its function and the emotional core. This area is richly innervated, with an abundance of Sên. (Sên are classified as pathways of movement in the body and extensions of the heart and nerve trees, e.g., lymph, […]

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