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UK Spa Association

News and views from the UK Spa Association

IF DIVERSITY IS BEING INVITED TO THE PARTY; INCLUSION IS BEING ASKED TO DANCE

 - by Juliet Wheater Over recent years, there has been a significant rise in the attention of inclusivity and the authentic representation of people with disabilities, the LGBTQ community and racial diversity within the beauty and wellness industries. During 2017, the largest diversity story was the launch of pop star Rihanna’s beaut
 -by Juliet Wheater Although change is undeniable, it generally just evolves, not usually with ferocious pace, unless a crisis occurs. Covid-19 is one such global crisis and we’ve all had to
 We are all very aware, thanks to the current coronavirus pandemic, of the importance of respiratory wellness and keeping our immune systems healthy.  But how do we do this and how do we kee
- by BC Softwear There has been much discussion and conflicting views concerning safety and best practice to ensure the linen used in a spa or hotel is disinfected from any potential virus t
- 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,
-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