Industry News

Oil on towels likely cause of fire

(A good reminder for the business owners to be careful) – SIA note www.odt.co.nz –  Massage oil residue on towels is the likely cause of a laundry room fire that resulted in the evacuation of two Queenstown bars and an apartment block. The Queenstown...

MEDI SPA – A KEY DRIVER FOR WELLNESS TOURISM

drprem.com –   A bird’s eye view: The Medi spa concept has worked wonders for an all-round boost to the wellness industry.The spas have been playing a pivotal role in fostering growth of global wellness market and with resorts and hotels backing up medical and...

Indiana – New Law Requires Massage Therapists To Be Licensed

www.mywabashvalley.com –     A new Indiana law could bring an end to those looking to get more than a therapeutic massage. Massage therapists must now get a license. A law therapist Marhia Ross is excited for because she hopes it cuts out an ugly side to her...

7 WAYS TO ENJOY MIAMI SPA MONTH

oceandrive.com –   Mark your calendars for some “me” time! Miami Spa Month is back to soothe, restore and recharge your mind, body, and spirit. Here are seven of the best!   There’s no better time (or excuse) to disconnect than Miami Spa Month (July 1-August...

Council tightens the rules for massage therapy to combat sale of sex

chicago.suntimes.com –  Massage therapists bristle at the term “massage parlor.” They believe it denigrates their profession and leaves the erroneous impression that sex is routinely sold at spas that specialize in wellness and therapeutic help. On Wednesday,...

Oklahoma Legislature makes massage therapy license mandatory

tulsaworld.com –  Massage Therapy has become a more important career in the health and wellness professions. The number of practitioners entering the field and clients turning to massage therapy for rehabilitation and stress relief continues to increase. To...

A New Lure for Spa Customers? A Salt Cave

www.nytimes.com – Two young women in white chamois robes exited the Himalayan salt sauna at Premier57, a spa in Midtown Manhattan, looking rosy and happily spent. The salt sauna, lined with burnt orange and yellow blocks of sodium chloride, is a popular...