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UK Spa Association

News and views from the UK Spa Association

Wellness Starts in the Womb

by Terri Irvin, Owner & Founder of Bump & BeyondSpa; what does it mean to you? To many, it’s described as a “haven that promotes wellbeing”.  A place to resolve aches and pains, stresses and skin concerns. A retreat for relaxation and a place to unwind and ‘find yourself’.  It would appear that the role of the spa is largely react
By Christine-Alice Hartigan Following on from my previous workplace wellness articles, I feel that it is important to keep this current and in thought. Realisation of our place in the world, refl
 SPA DIRECTORS ASSEMBLY – RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION A DISCUSSION The UK Spa Association has been running successful and ever popular Spa Director Assemblies since the inaugural Spa Director Assem
by Kay Walker, Spa Brand Development Manager at Scrummi At Scrummi I visit education facilities regularly. I support them in developing a towelling system which reduces laundry, helping the overa
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . .
By Helena Grzesk, General Manager of UKSA and 22 X Spa Award Winner! An award is a third-party endorsement and which of us don’t look for endorsements and recommendations when researching any res
"Your face is marked with lines of life, put there by love and laughter, suffering and tears. It's beautiful.” ― Lynsay Sands Seemingly everyone is jumping on the #FaceApp Challenge tre
 by Amy Harper I fell into this industry (with a slight push from a frustrated parent) after back and forth about what I wanted to do with myself, who knows what they want to do when they’re
In an era of hectic, over-connected lifestyles, society is seeing greater emphasis placed on self-care and holistic therapy. More and more individuals seek out activities which will relax them, offer

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