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UK Spa Association

News and views from the UK Spa Association


- by Hannah Charlesworth I’m unsure which is the most common phrase I’m hearing at the moment; “Recorded before social distancing”, or “How are you doing in these difficult times?”. Nevertheless, Covid-19 is proving to be a challenging time for everyone, and the service sector is no different. Life after lockdown for therapists will be a world
-by Juliet Wheater New-borns that are given nurturing touch grow faster and have more improved mental and motor skill development.Partners who cuddle have been shown to have lower stress levels a
We’d like to thank the sponsors of the UK Spa Association’s Work for Wellness survey, they include:  Spa Life International, Journey Travel, La Rue Verte, Body Ballancer and Salon Life. 
By Hannah CharlesworthBeing a final year student at The University of Derby on the International Spa Management degree, it  has allowed me to reflect on the perceptions the spa industry has,
By Margaret Wood Margaret Mead, the American anthropologist said, "There is no greater power in the world than the zest of a post-menopausal woman." It is a time when women are not concerned abou
By Sally Halstead, Dip.H.E What does Success mean to you?Success can be defined as “the accomplishment of an aim” however it is subjective and its’ meaning depends upon many individual factors. M
by Fashionizer There is no doubt that this pandemic has forever changed the world, and this is especially true for all of us working in the spa and wellness industry. Although we all believe the
ukactive has today (23 April) revealed plans for a four-stage strategy to support the reopening of the physical activity sector safely, once the Government eases Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in the
During these unprecedented times of social distancing (some say physical distancing) and self-isolation, our spa clients are at home with many wearing less makeup than they usually do. With a plethora