Here are a just a few examples:
Hilton Head Health: The destination spa’s 2015 InSPArational Series goes hand-in-hand with the grand opening of its new spa, The Indigo. Speakers for this series—themed around the concepts of inspiring, healing, and transforming—include Michelle Poitier, a 13-year U.S. Navy veteran (February 18-19), and Yummie brand founder and Real Housewives of New York star Heather Thomson (March 9-12).
SpaHalekulani: The monthly, 60-minute Living Well Lectures, led by SpaHalekulani’s Lifestyle Coach Kamala B. Skipper, aim to offer insight, tips, and tools to help spa-goers eat well and create healthier lifestyle choices. Lecture topics include: Jumpstart Your Health—New Year, New You! (January 31, 11 a.m.); Increasing the YUM Factor (February 28, 11 a.m.); and The Energy Solution (March 28, 11 a.m.). Lectures are $25 per session; complimentary to hotel guests. Paying participants will receive a $25 gift certificate to SpaHalekulani.
Cavallo Point: Various lectures throughout the year cater to both guests and the community; many are in partnership with the Institute at the Golden Gate. As well, “Tuesdays to Your Health” is a monthly, hour-long lecture series hosted by Dr. Brad Jacobs at Cavallo Point’s Healing Arts Center & Spa. Held select Tuesdays of the month, the complimentary lectures vary in topic (January’s theme was “The Path to Peace: Manage Stress & Cultivate Resilience”).
Golden Door: The Golden Door Friday Night Speaker Series began this month; the casual interview-style conversations, designed to be educational and inspirational, include speakers like actress and children’s author Jamie Lee Curtis, dancer and choreographer Yuichi Sugiyama, and psychologist and behaviorist Edith Eva Egers.
*Spafinder Wellness 365 Consumer Insight Survey, June 2014