Spa News Stories

Performance Health Introduces the Performance Health Academy

Headquartered in Akron, OH, Performance Health, a leader in rehabilitation, fitness, and wellness products, has launched the Performance Health Academy, an online website with a greater variety of content targeted at a broader clinical audience. “We have always taken pride in delivering relevant, reliable, and research-driven content, and that’s not changing with the launch of this new tool,” says Phil Page, global director of research and education. “At Performance Health, we have a long history of developing products that hold up to the scrutiny of evidence-based research and clinical practice, and we devote considerable resources toward a multidisciplinary, multinational research...

Trump SoHo New York Hires New Spa Director

The Spa at Trump SoHo New York , which is home to the first authentic luxury hammam in New York City, appointed Sandra Lamey spa director. Having managed some of the country’s most luxurious spa facilities, Lamey brings 15 years of industry experience to her new position overseeing the 11,000-square-foot spa. Lamey’s previous position include director of spa at Springs Eternal Spa at Omni Bedford Springs Resort (PA), spa operations and acting director at The Spa at The Crescent at Rosewood Crescent Hotel (Dallas), and the lead massage therapist and supervisor at the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas...

Dermalogica Offers New Skincare Technology Class for Professionals

Dermalogica, a leading professional skincare brand around the world, recently announced in January its new “Dermalogica with Professional Technology” workshop offered at The International Dermal Institute (IDI) locations. The class is available now and helps professional skin therapists become confident selecting and incorporating the best technology and electrical modalities for their clients. The growing popularity of medical and non-invasive skincare treatments and the technological advances can be overwhelming for professional skin therapists. It is more difficult for professionals to determine which devices are best for their skin center and their client’s needs. The class explains the science behind ultrasound, microcurrent,...

Spa Consultant Lori Hutchinson Passes Away

Lori Hutchinson, co-owner of Hutchinson Consulting, passed away last Thursday. In a statement, The International Spa Association announced the sad news of its former board member. “It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we share the news that former ISPA Board Member Lori Hutchinson has passed away. Lori’s energetic spirit was a bright light as she served on countless task forces throughout the years and made an impact on the spa community both personally and professionally. She will be missed immensely and our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.” Hutchinson began her career at San...

Clarisonic Introduces Compact Cleansing Device

Today, Clarisonic released Mia FIT, its most compact and versatile device yet. This new device has the power of a full-size Clarisonic device in a new design that is half the size and delivers a gentle on-the-go cleanse that is six times better than using hands alone. "People embrace the latest innovations in every aspect of their life, so why not think twice about what you're using to cleanse your skin?" says cofounder and global president Robb Akridge, Ph.D. "Wash cloths and hands have been used to cleanse skin for generations because people still believe that these outdated routines deliver...

Macadamia Beauty Announces Regional Business Development Manager

Macadamia Beauty, a premium, professional haircare company headquartered in Plano, TX, announced Tamara Fosdick as the new regional business development manager for the Northeast territories. Fosdick will be responsible for developing new accounts, managing key client relationships, and instituting strategic merchandising programs for both Macadamia Professional, which offers salon quality haircare, treatment, and styling solutions with transformational products, and Éprouvage, a professional hair brand that utilizes the science of progressive plant stem cells to help prevent hair loss and aging. Fosdick brings 15 years of experience in sales management, with expertise in both brand growth and new business development, and...

FIT Bodywrap Promotes Business Development Manager

FIT Bodywrap, a San Diego-based company and leader in far infrared wellness technology, has promoted Skylar Burnworth to business development manager. Burnworth joined FIT Bodywrap in 2014 and has held the positions of senior marketing coordinator and support and training manager. Throughout these roles, she significantly increased sales channels and amplified the company’s core values. “Skylar’s experience and leadership makes her an invaluable asset to FIT Bodywrap’s continuous growth,” says co-owner and managing partner Faraje Kharsa. “Our industry leadership is made possible because of team members like Burnworth who illustrates FIT Bodywrap’s commitment to our clients and certified providers.” As...

Phytomer Group USA Announces New England Account Manager

Phytomer Group USA hired Nicole Tiberii as account manager for the New England region, which includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Tiberii is a licensed esthetician with a strong background in the professional skincare industry and more than eight years of sales experience, including previous positions as a skincare manager for Nordstrom and the New England territory manager for Bioelements, Carita, and Decléor Paris. As account manager she will provide excellent customer service, support, training, and knowledge to spa partners for Phytomer Group’s four skincare brands, including Equavie, Fleur’s, Phytocéane, and Vie Collection. She is looking...

Zenoti Releases Custom Reporting Dashboard

Zenoti, a cloud-based business management software company for the beauty and wellness industry, has launched a dashboard feature this month. The dashboard, which includes customizable reports, allows the user to view a daily snapshot of key spa business metrics, including sales performance, customer retention, and status of recurring membership collections. Users can also monitor performance against monthly targets and analyze long-term business trends for action-oriented insights. With the newly released dashboards, users can build customized reports with metrics of their choice instead of having to look through multiple datasets, which facilitates quicker decision making. “The newest addition to Zenoti is...

Rosewood CordeValle Appoints New Spa Manager

Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood CordeValle (San Martin, CA) has appointed Kimberly Kuramuto spa manager. Kuramuto brings almost 10 years of experience in luxury hospitality to her new role. Previously she served as the travel industry sales coordinator at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay (CA) and as spa supervisor, where she was trusted to recruit new hires for the hotel’s spa and introduce innovative new spa treatments to hotel guests and local spa patrons. As spa manager of Sense, A Rosewood Spa, Kuramuto will oversee high-level operations while continuing to guide and expand the spa’s programming. “We are excited...

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