Massage Heights Foundation Raises over $30,000 to Elevate Lives of Employees – 

SAN ANTONIO, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services, announced today it raised $31,500 for its nonprofit organization, the Massage Heights Family Fund, Inc., during a fundraising event at its annual international franchising conference last month in Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 2014, the Massage Heights Family Fund helps to provide financial relief and assistance to U.S. Massage Heights Retreat team members and their families in time of crisis, need or hardship.

“The team members are so important to the Massage Heights family, that we wanted to find a way to support them when faced with unforeseen circumstances that threaten their life, health, safety, or welfare, which is why the Massage Heights Family Fund was established,” said Patricia Zweig-Franson, founding president and chairman of the Massage Heights Family Fund. “Our goal is to always be there to lend a helping hand to those who are so vital to the Massage Heights family, and I’m thrilled to announce that we are already breaking donation records with the funds raised so far this year. We couldn’t be more proud of the impact that the Family Fund has had and continues to have on the team members, and we are excited for the coming year.”

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SpaHive Mastermind & Pop Up Boutique Speakers, Attendees and Sponsors Will Collaborate: Focus on Increasing Revenue, Productivity and Wellbeing

Greater Boston Area, March 20, 2017 – SpaHive Mastermind and Pop Up Boutique, the spa industry’s only day-long, business mastermind announces dynamic speakers and an interactive program for Providence, RI on May 16, 2017. Unlike a trade show with workshops and product demonstrations, SpaHive Mastermind attendees will come together to dig deep and work in groups to learn from one another and raise the standards of spa. Guest speakers will enhance the mastermind process and give insight to the challenges facing spa professional including operations, retail, social media, marketing and life balance. The Pop Up Boutiques will feature skincare, cosmetics, technology and retail partners who will also participate in the mastermind sessions. Additional SpaHive Mastermind and Pop Up Boutiques are scheduled for Cleveland, OH and Sturbridge, MA.

SpaHive Mastermind and Pop Up Boutique creator, Julie Pankey of JMPankey Partners is an industry veteran and thought leader. “With the spa industry ever changing, it is impossible to be “in the know” all the time,” commented Pankey. “Sometimes, you need to be taken out of your element for a day to improve who you are and what you do.” Pankey’s vision is to provide an environment where industry leaders, owners, managers, directors, founders and entrepreneurs can come together and learn from each other’s strengths. “Mastermind groups offer a combination of brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support in a group setting to sharpen business and personal skills. A mastermind group helps you and your colleagues bust through the challenges holding you back from continued success,” shared Pankey.

Guest speakers will interact with the group to share industry insight, explore new technologies and trends. “As spa professionals, we want to hear from the people who are making it happen in our industry and theirs,” commented Pankey. “We are excited to have such a dynamic group of leaders collaborate with us. Each presenter brings great business philosophies and practices to the forefront so that spas can easily implement them in their own operations.”

Presentations include:

 Wicked Smaht Strategies for a World Gone Video 

Lou Bartone, Lou Bartone Video Marketing

Video marketing is the single most powerful tool to get you more visibility more quickly so you can get your message out, attract your ideal clients, make money and have more impact. Lou Bortone is “The Godfather of Video,” with over 20 years of experience in the TV business and nearly 10 years as online video marketing expert. get your message out, attract your ideal clients, make more money and have more impact

 Lip gloss, Shoes and All Other Basic Necessities 

Anna Moine, ALM Bijoux

Anna Moine’s extensive experience in the spa industry includes product and retail development brand building, and management oversight. She launched a portfolio of European personal care brands into the U.S. market, where she managed all marketing and primary business functions. She is a lifelong entrepreneur and successful NYC based consultant and jewelry designer of almbijoux.

 Corporate Wellness Revolution: Reach Thousands of New Clients in Your Area 

Michelle Bowers, Planet Wellness

Learn how to integrate your spa services into workplaces in your area. Wellness is in demand and employees are in need. You will leave the SpaHive Mastermind with a tool kit to get started immediately. Michelle Bowers has been leading the wellness revolution for more than a decade. She was invited to Washington D.C. in 2004 to help implement federal wellness mandates for thousands of employers across the nation.

SpaHive is limited to 50 attendees. Post registration questionnaires completed by attendees will be used to hone in on the specific challenges of the group and will be used to develop targeted content for the program. Each program is completely different based on the needs of the spas in attendance. Apply now online to attend May 16 in Providence, RI; September 11 in Cleveland OH; and December 4 in Sturbridge, MA. These convenient locations are easily accessible from MA, NY, NJ, CT, RI, NH and ME. The Cleveland event is convenient to OH, KY, MI, IL, and PA.

After the event is over, attendees will have direct access to participants and experts from the SpaHive Mastermind and Pop Up Boutiques with a complimentary 90-day membership to the SpaHive Community, where inspiration lives!

Visit for more information. Sponsors interested in building brand recognition and partnerships are invited to contact Susan Weigold at or call 603-970- 1270.

JMPankey Partners specialize in spa operations consulting, social media, website design, marketing and brand development. Founder Julie Pankey, known as the 7-figure spa consultant, is a results-oriented spa industry expert and visionary. Julie has contributed to the success of such companies as Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Spa at Norwich Inn, Marriott, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Catania Hospitality, Pacifica Hotels, Fluhme Beauty, Christopher Drummond Beauty and OSEA Malibu.

New for Amber Products: Stainless Double Depilatory Heater

New for Amber Products: Stainless Double Depilatory Heater
Amber’s Double Heater goes Stainless! Made in the USA, this practical, sleek and high quality heater holds two 14 oz. cans of wax. Mix and match waxes for multiple treatments. Each unit has its own adjustable temperature gauge and on/off switch. Includes two rest bars.
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New for Amber Products: Stainless Double Depilatory Heater
Amber’s Double Heater goes Stainless! Made in the USA, this practical, sleek and high quality heater holds two 14 oz. cans of wax. Mix and match waxes for multiple treatments. Each unit has its own adjustable temperature gauge and on/off switch. Includes two rest bars.
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Presented by Burke Williams: How to Take Spa Time to the Next Level This Spring – 

Burke Williams is elevating the spa experience to a new level with the revolutionary Steam Pedicure and in-house blow dry bar, Style.

Both services are available at the new Hollywood and Woodland Hills locations, making Burke Williams a destination for head-to-toe pampering.

The Steam Pedicure is an eco-friendly service that uses a fraction of the water used in traditional pedicures, and incorporates top of the line products and steam basins that essentially create a facial for your feet.

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Aesthetic/Cosmetic Lasers Market worth USD 1,132.7 million by 2021: Top Companies, Trends and Growth Factors Details for Business Development

The report Aesthetic/Cosmetic Lasers Market By Type (Standalone (Co2, ER:YAG, Diode, ND:YAG, Alexandrite, Pulsed-Dye), Multiplatform), Application (Acne, Scars, Tattoo Removal, Varicose Veins), End User (Hospitals, Medical Spa, Private Clinics) – Forecasts To 2021” analyzes and studies the Key market drivers, opportunities, Trends, Regional Outlook, Market Segmentation and challenges in the developing nations. 

The global Aesthetic/Cosmetic Lasers Market is anticipated to extent USD 1,132.7 million by 2021 from USD 697.6 million in 2016, growing at a CAGR of 10.2% during the forecast period.

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