(Corona, Calif.) – July 23,
2019 – Glen Ivy Hot Springs, a leading Southern California wellness
destination, is pleased to announce Christopher Scheel as General Manager.
Scheel comes to Glen Ivy Hot Springs with over
twenty-eight years of hospitality experience across food and beverage, spa and
hotel management at prominent, branded hotel chains, as well as national
“Christopher’s passion for providing
state of the art guest experiences is inspiring,” said Ingo Schweder, Founder
and CEO of GOCO Hospitality, owner and operator of Glen Ivy Hot Springs. “We
are thrilled to welcome such a dedicated and talented leader who understands
the importance of preserving Glen Ivy’s rich legacy while driving innovation
Scheel brings with him a proven track
record of hospitality management at destinations of all sizes. After beginning
his career as a bartender, Scheel worked his way to upper management, giving
him a unique perspective into every role within hospitality and service. With
an eye for tailored and unique product lines, offerings and amenities, Scheel
has overseen details at Holiday Inn, Choice Properties, Extended Stay America
and Hilton Marriott properties. A passion for brand development led Scheel to
Sundara Inn & Spa, where he served a Guest Services Manager before moving
into the role of General Manager, overseeing the design and construction of a
$20 million expansion. Most recently, Scheel served as Chief Operating
Executive of Heart of America Group in Wisconsin where he led the build and
opening of a Hilton Garden Inn and Steakhouse with over 10,000 square feet of
Scheel looks forward to focusing his expertise on elevating the Glen Ivy Hot
Springs guest experience to new heights. “It’s an honor and a privilege to join
the dedicated Glen Ivy Hot Springs team,” said Scheel. “Glen Ivy Hot Springs
has been a renowned Southern California wellness destination for nearly 160
years, and I look forward to building upon Glen Ivy’s legacy to ensure that every
guest who visits will have a lasting and memorable experience that stays with
them for years to come.”
learn more about Glen Ivy Hot Springs, visit GlenIvy.com.
A wellness destination like no other,
Glen Ivy Hot Springs lies sheltered across 12 lush acres in the Temescal Valley
of Corona, California. Natural mineral spring water flows from deep in the
earth to 19 therapeutic pools and healing mineral baths, bringing guests
relaxation, renewal and a deep sense of well-being. With an idyllic year-round
temperate climate, Glen Ivy Hot Springs attracts over 200,000 annual visitors
who seek the benefits of nature, water, and transformative body, skin care, and
nail care treatments. Glen Ivy Hot Springs is operated by GOCO Hospitality,
which plans to expand their wellness arm in the Temescal Valley with a holistic
resort and community in harmony with Glen Ivy Hot Springs’ luxurious natural
Continuum has built a great reputation Founded by John Meyerovich and Joe Galati in 2007, Continuum Pedicure Spas has built a great reputation for innovative design, superior product quality, and excellent customer service.
Since inception, the company has carefully built and tested every pedicure spa at our manufacturing facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has serviced thousands of satisfied customers. Continuum becomes part of Earthlite, LLC Two years ago, Continuum became part of Earthlite, an award-winning manufacturer of spa, salon, and massage equipment based in Vista, California. Founded in 1973 and with operations on three continents, Earthlite is the world’s largest treatment table manufacturer.
Earthlite’s stable of companies include Continuum, Earthlite, Living Earth Crafts, Tara Spa Therapy, and Stronglite. In the past year, Earthlite has moved into a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, with leading edge manufacturing and testing equipment and eco-friendly, zero-effluent processes. Transfer of operations to California Effective July 1, Earthlite has decided to transition Continuum’s manufacturing and operations into its Southern California facility. In addition to world-class manufacturing capabilities, Earthlite’s onsite engineering, marketing, R&D and service departments will help grow and support the future growth of the Continuum pedicure line.
Earthlite manufactures its premium massage tables and LEC pedicure equipment in Vista, CA now and is excited to take on the tradition of building exceptional Continuum Pedicure equipment. What this means for our industry partners First and foremost, we expect no impairment in our lead times, service levels, product quality, or purchasing patterns. Earthlite is committed to building upon Continuum’s great reputation and will continue to rely on its excellent network of suppliers and distributors. In fact, Continuum will be launching the first of several groundbreaking new products in September of this year.
Stephanie Campbell will continue to be Continuum’s primary contact for sales and LeAnn Rudolph will continue to be our vendor network’s primary contact. Their contact information remains the same. For repairs and service, please contact Richard Clark at 760-597-3631 or email@example.com. Tony Galati, Continuum’s GM will be assisting in all aspects of the transition and is available to all customers through the transition. Joe and Tony are proud of what they built and look forward to seeing the future growth of the company under Earthlite’s roof and guidance.
The new Continuum factory address after July 1 will become: Continuum Footspas, Inc. 990 Joshua Way Vista, CA 92081 760-599-1112
Angela has been in business as a Yoga studio and wellness center owner, for over 14 years. In the past she have worked in spas, and ran a few small facial rooms in a couple of salons for 11 years prior to that time.
It was 7 years ago when Angela’s spa became exclusively an Eminence organic spa, winning the beautiful award of Best Eminence Green Spa in South & Central Florida for 2013 & 2014. She also partnered with the yoga Alliance of America to teach and facilitate students in their training towards their 200 hour Yoga teacher’s certification.
Angela is a Reiki master, and Crystal Energy Healer offering various sessions at the studio and offered Workshops. One of her most popular workshops is the 3 week long “Awakening Detox Cleanse Program.” In these 3 weeks, the participants are empowered with a healthy life style routine by balancing their chakras, body, mind and spirit. They go through a complete cleanse and whole reprogramming, enabling themselves to reset and restart so they can activate the life of their dreams.
Learn more about Angela and her award winning spa HERE.
Today we talk to Sienna Creasy the founder of siennacreasy.com
Tells about how you got to where you are today.
Sienna: My journey began as healing artist studying Thai Yoga Massage in Thailand and Ayurveda and Yoga in India. Coming into the industry as a practitioner first helped me to understand the passion for Spa from the ground up. I have worked with the most prestigious boutique resort in Jamaica, Goldeneye as Spa director at the FieldSpa creating a signature product line and opened Jamaicas largest luxury Spa and the Caribbeans largest Himalayan Salt Lounge. You will find me in deep meditation and on the dance floor within the same day, there is so much to celebrate in life. Hopefully we will meet somewhere in the world, I teach internationally and my trademarked Reggaelates is a class to remember!
What are some things you have learned being in business?
Sienna: I have learned that no matter what I always have something to learn, that this industry has the most passionate people and that spa and wellness can be closely integrated with revenue and return when you plan ahead!
Sundara Inn & Spa, one of the country’s leading destination spa resorts, has named John Morris general manager. Morris joined Sundara in 2016 as director of spa operations. In his new position, he’ll oversee all resort operations including spa, lodging, cuisine, retail, fitness and wellness programming.
Morris played a lead role in Sundara’s recently completed 40,000 square foot expansion which included the addition of new woodland suites, expanded spa, indoor and outdoor pools, dedicated restaurant, retreat and meeting spaces, and new fitness facility.
Morris has three decades of hospitality experience, having held spa director positions at prominent resort properties including WaterColor Inn and Resort, Santa Rosa Beach, Fl.; Essex Resort and Spa, Essex, Vt.; and Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys. He’s a graduate of Boston College’s Wallace Carroll School of Management with a major in marketing and a minor in finance. For more on Sundara, log on to www.SundaraSpa.com. As general manager, Morris now supervises a staff of 150 full‐ and part‐time employees across all areas of operation.
Sundara has 34 suites and 28 spa treatment rooms. The property is electronics‐free in the common areas, making it a national leader in digital detox practices. Sundara is consistently ranked among the top spa properties in the country in annual readers’ choice awards bestowed by Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler magazines. “Sundara has earned a stellar reputation over the past 16 years for providing a world‐class spa experience, with credit to our team of talented and dedicated hospitality professionals,” said Morris. “With our recent multi‐million dollar expansion, we’re now poised to be an industry leader in wellness programming as well, so I’d say our future looks very bright.”
Morris’ past positions have nearly all included responsibility for fitness/wellness programming and that remains a passion of his. “I believe strongly in the importance of providing an exceptional wellness experience for our guests, one that is second to none in the areas of class offerings, state‐of‐the‐art fitness facilities and wellness retreats,” said Morris. Sundara Inn & Spa is a member of the Green Spa Network and is Travel Green Wisconsin certified. It is located three hours from Chicago, two hours from Milwaukee and less than an hour from Madison, Wis.
Resources for Leisure Assets (RLA), a leading international full-service consultancy specializing in leisure and wellbeing
hospitality, is thrilled to announce Jessica Schorr as Director of Spa and
Wellness. Jessica will be key in providing our global clientele with her
operational expertise, for both on site operational consulting, as well as spa
design development work.
RLA USA President & Co-Owner, says “Jessica deserves this Director title, and
has excelled at the process of taking clients through the many stages of Spa Design
Development. She has been with us since
2016, and has brought us extensive spa operational expertise, spa training
experience, and the ability to educate spa leaders and teams on proper
procedures, planning and business development. Nothing stops Jessica from figuring out a plan, alternative
solution, new system, or protocol that help get us and our clients set up for
success”. Roger Allen, RLA Global CEO
says “Jessica brings so much to RLA. She is to be recognized for her diverse
talents and impressive background in multiple capacities with spa, hotel and
Prior to joining RLA, Jessica held
leadership positions in some of the most premier Northern California Wine
Country award winning spas, including Fairmont’s Sonoma Mission Inn, The
Villagio, and The Kenwood Inn and Spa.
Jessica will now serve as the point of contact and project manager for
all spa and wellness projects. Her
responsibilities include spa, wellness, fitness and recreation design concepts,
equipment specifications, design development direction, treatment menu
development, operational services, training, recruitment, and pre-and
post-opening functions. She is based in RLA’s North American Headquarters
office in the city of Sonoma, in the California Wine Country and can be reached
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-933-0408.
RLA is a full-service
global consultancy specializing in leisure and wellbeing hospitality,
recreation and medical tourism with representative offices in Sonoma,
Budapest, Vienna and Dubai. RLA is positioned to address
expanding opportunities in hotels, destinations resorts, active living
communities, mixed-use developments, wellness and healthcare centers. RLA works closely
with clients to develop and deliver unique
concepts and solutions that successfully position projects for current and
emerging opportunities which deliver a return on investment. is positioned to address
expanding opportunities in hotels, destinations resorts, active living
communities, mixed-use developments, wellness and healthcare centers. www.RLAglobal.com +1 707 933 0408