Industry Veterans Launch Platform to Support Our Spas

SOS Spa Project will help spas re-open after COVID-19 Photo Credit: fizkes/iStock/Getty Images Plus

Wellness businesses are facing a countless number of unprecedented hardships with re-opening their businesses, and three highly experienced wellness industry professionals are hoping to ease the burden. Maggy Dunphy, executive director of spa and wellness at Destination Hotels, Diane Trieste, a spa and wellness consultant, and Liz Verbruggen, owner of Vash Spa Inc., recently combined over 85 years of spa and wellness experience and collaborated to create the S.O.S. Spa Project, a platform of complimentary services for business owners in the industry.

The S.O.S. Project is offering one-on-once support and professional advice via both calls and emails. The initiative’s website and social media accounts also host helpful resources and discussions about the issues that wellness business owners are currently experiencing.

“We wanted to find a way to give back to an industry filled with people whose passion and purpose is to take care of others,” the trio stated in a press release. “Now more than ever, the world needs nurturing and we are committed to help sustain the industry that provides it.”

To set up your one-on-one with the S.O.S Spa Project, visit


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