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UK Spa Association

News and views from the UK Spa Association


- by Juliet Wheater Self-care can include a myriad of practices that an individual finds both enjoyable and in some way promotes physical, emotional, spiritual and/or mental health. According to the definition from the World Health Organisation, self-care is the behaviours you do to take care of your own health and can include hygiene, nutriti
 As we recalibrate into our “new normal” and understand how we can best look after our mental and physical wellness, along with our Spa industry community trying to best nurture our bus
 - by Juliet Wheater Over recent years, there has been a significant rise in the attention of inclusivity and the authentic representation of people with disabilities, the LGBTQ community an
 -by Juliet Wheater Although change is undeniable, it generally just evolves, not usually with ferocious pace, unless a crisis occurs. Covid-19 is one such global crisis and we’ve all had to
 We are all very aware, thanks to the current coronavirus pandemic, of the importance of respiratory wellness and keeping our immune systems healthy.  But how do we do this and how do we kee
- by BC Softwear There has been much discussion and conflicting views concerning safety and best practice to ensure the linen used in a spa or hotel is disinfected from any potential virus t
- by Hannah Charlesworth I’m unsure which is the most common phrase I’m hearing at the moment; “Recorded before social distancing”, or “How are you doing in these difficult times?”. Nevertheless,
-by Juliet Wheater New-borns that are given nurturing touch grow faster and have more improved mental and motor skill development.Partners who cuddle have been shown to have lower stress levels a
We’d like to thank the sponsors of the UK Spa Association’s Work for Wellness survey, they include:  Spa Life International, Journey Travel, La Rue Verte, Body Ballancer and Salon Life. 

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