Vertical farming will be essential in the next couple decades to ensure that there is clean, organic food on a local level. Fresh herbs, greens, beans, tomatoes and sundry other ready to pick foods will be as readily available as visiting Whole Foods. Read whole story.
Psammotherapy (from the Greek word “psammo”, which means sand, is making its way into treatment rooms around the world. Using the hot sand that is pliable and can fill vessels at different temperatures is used to treat many of the diseases of musculoskeletal system: scoliosis, arthritis, arthrosis, rheumatism. Read the whole story.
Where does the spa fit in when it comes to illness? When I owned my spas years and years ago I marveled at how guests completed their intake forms. Many omitted items that were crucial to our care for them while at the spa. The most common item to be left out was cancer. CANCER! […]
1. Clean out the vending machines. Strip out the cookies and candy bars, and replace them with healthier snacks such as granola bars and reduced-fat or low-calorie treats. 2. Invest in pedometers. For just a few dollars each, you can buy pedometers for your employees. Pass them out and encourage staffers to keep track of the number […]
Consumers traveling for enjoyment or business have come to expect features within their room or suite that contribute to their overall sense of well being. Our list: Full spectrum or blue-shaded light depending on the guest’s state. Lighting for jet lag, concentration or meditation or… Read full story.
Color and sound can be powerfully in sync when used as therapy or for mere enjoyment in a variety of environments. As the vibration of sound becomes higher and lighter, the sound is transmuted into color. Each of our seven chakras vibrates at a different speed, translating into color and sound. Read whole story
Wellness programs are no longer a “soft” issue around the globe, as employers increasingly recognize the value of employees’ health and overall well-being to their organizations’ bottom line. According to a report from Buck Consultants, employers cite their commitment to promoting health and wellness as a business strategy and show a continued desire to expand […]
Best of SPAA is a designation given to those facilities that are highly recommended. Among many things SPAA looks for: Exceptional standards of care Implementation of sanitation and safety practices Respect for our environment Training and treatment of staff Mastery of results oriented and experiential therapies Find out more about the BEST of SPAA Designation