The International SPA Association (ISPA) is excited to announce the addition of the ISPA Talent Symposium and ISPA Resource Partner Summit, taking place April 14–15 at The Ritz-Carlton, Bacara in Santa Barbara, CA. This two-day event will be a first of its kind for the spa industry and focus solely on workforce issues.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) will honor twelve members with an ISPA Innovate Award onstage during a General Session at the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo. Established to recognize those companies who have launched innovative solutions and products over the past year, the ISPA Innovate Awards celebrate members who have demonstrated creativity and commitment in the face of an ever-changing market.
ABMP wanted to share an update on our dear friend Harold Dull, the creator of Watsu. Since our last visit with Harold, his health took a turn.
ABMP has learned of members receiving unsolicited "offers" from various web hosting companies that appear as invoices and imply that members need to pay a certain dollar amount to maintain their website listing. However, it is simply a ploy.
In recognition of growth in the field and changes in Medicare coverage, Fulcrum Health, Inc. announced today the launch of TruTouch, a network of credentialed massage therapists who offer effective, patient-centered care for a range of conditions.
Esqapes Immersive Relaxation announced it will open the world’s first virtual reality massage center on July 5, 2019, in Los Angeles, California.
The National Conference for Reflexology Practitioners is a two-and-a-half-day conference devoted to designing, maintaining, and growing reflexology practitioners’ businesses.
The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) announced they will increase the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) fee from $195 to $265 beginning April 1, 2020.
On May 29, 2019, Soothe and City of Hope celebrated the first anniversary of the Soothe Elizabeth Danu Cancer Initiative, which takes place at City of Hope’s Duarte main campus, where licensed therapists certified in oncology massage offer free weekly chair massage.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation has released its ninth volume of the Consumer Snapshot Initiative, focusing specifically on the spa-going experience.