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Canyon Ranch Food Truck Visits Manhattan

Find out where you can find Canyon Ranch spa cuisine this week
Although not everyone has the time or money for a weeklong stay at Canyon Ranch , New Yorkers can get a taste of its award-winning cuisine thanks to the Canyon Ranch food truck, which is making various scheduled stops throughout the city both today and tomorrow. The truck will be serving a variety of healthy dishes created by chef Scott...

HydroMassage Offers Free Massages During Tax Week

Are you offering any relief to last-minute taxpayers?
It’s crunch time for thousands of taxpayers (yes, I’ll admit, mine are not quite finished yet either). To provide a bit of stress relief to procrastinators like me, hundreds of fitness centers, chiropractors, spas, and tanning salons nationwide are teaming up to provide free HydroMassage sessions during tax week. This marks the 5th year HydroMassage owners have opened their doors...

Spas Show Their Appreciation

Discover some ways you can thank your clients
Last month, I celebrated my birthday and received birthday cards from several unexpected sources, including a spa I had frequented the previous year. In addition to the card, the spa also offered me a special birthday discount, a marketing move I always appreciate. Earlier this week, I was made aware of Client Appreciation Week at Blu Water Day Spa &...

Resorts Offer Unique Yoga Hybrids

Learn how hybrid versions of yoga are attracting new clientele.
Looking for a way to jazz up your spa’s fitness offerings? Try one of these innovative new yoga hybrids. Spinning + Yoga = Spoga The BodyHoliday, Saint Lucia is offering Spoga, which involves an invigorating 30-minute cycling session at resort’s new sky-high Tree House spin studio, followed by 30 minutes of yoga on the Zen Deck, the patio located on...

Mirbeau Inn & Spa Breaks Ground on New Retreat

Find out where the next Mirbeau Inn & Spa will be located.
A couple of years ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Mirbeau Inn & Spa (Skaneateles, NY) in the picturesque Finger Lakes region. It is a charming property that makes you feel as if you've stepped into a Monet painting. Needless to say, I was very excited to hear that Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills (Plymouth, MA) is...

NIYAMA, Maldives Introduces a New Aromatherapy Program

Discover the impact fragrance can have on spa-goers.
I've never been one to wear a fragrance until a couple of years ago when I happened to visit the island of St. Barths. It was there I toured the manufacturing facility of Ligne St. Barth and became familiar with the company's Vanille West Indies fragrance, which I quickly adopted as my own signature scent. I wasn't alone in my...

The Boutique Spa Caters to Locals

Learn about a new menu that entices nearby residents.
For many spas, the summer season can be a slower time of year. The Boutique Spa at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami (FL) is addressing this issue and working to fill the schedule with nearby residents via the Local Love promotion. Available through June 30, Florida residents can partake in a variety of affordably priced spa options, including: Pampering Massage...

Minnie Mouse Serves as Inspiration for OPI’s Latest Collection

Discover what colors fashion-forward Disney lovers will want to sport.
I must admit I’m often surprised by the passion with which some people express their love for all things Disney . Now Disney lovers have another reason to rejoice thanks to the new OPI launch of the Couture de Minnie collection, which features four limited edition nail lacquers and one new Liquid Sand shade. Inspired by Minnie Mouse, the line...

How Is Your Spa Celebrating Earth Month?

Share your ideas to help spread the word.
Though yesterday was April Fool’s Day, green living is no joke, which is why the entire month of April has been deemed Earth Month. We celebrated this milestone in the April issue of American Spa with “ Naturally Green ,” a story that provided tips for making your spa more eco-friendly. Suggestions from the experts included selecting green skincare and...

Spas Gear Up for National Stress Awareness Month

Learn how some spas are de-stressing their clients
While handling stress is an ongoing battle, you may want to focus on it in the coming weeks. April is National Stress Awareness Month , the perfect time to promote a host of relaxation-inducing treatments and packages. The Wolcott Hotel (New York City), for instance, has teamed up with J'amie Day Spa , to offer guests the Relax in the...