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An Affordable Spa with the Biggest Loser Appeal

Before leaving Utah, I wanted to take a quick look at Fitness Ridge which was the spa featured in the USA Today article in which we were also quoted (In particular they listed our top 10 Readers’ Choice winners for Most Affordable Spas.”) The story was titled “Fit & Frugal – Affordable spa resorts promise []

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Aerobics, Massages, and Wellness Living á la Cooper City!

This article in the NY Times yesterday introduced more information about the spa lifestyle community concept that I am so fond of. Although they quoted me as saying “there is nothing like it” that wasn’t exactly what I said, because indeed there are other great wellness living concepts (like Canyon Ranch Living, Miraval Living, Cliffs []

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It’s Laser Season

It’s Labor Day Weekend, which always signals the end of summer and the coming of a new school year. In the spa world, we see an increase in spa-going in September and October, usually because when kids are back in school, parents have a bit more time to take care of themselves. But there is []

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Mayflower Sets a New Spa Standard

The Mayflower Inn and Spa in Washington, CT, is readying for opening. I was invited to be a part of one of the property’s “soft opening” groups this past week. My reaction? Words like stunning, gorgeous, exquisite, tasteful, thoughtful, and amazing come to mind. Without giving away some of the surprising details that will unfold []

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Yin of Luxury, Yang of Discount

I’m back in New York after my whirlwind trip to LA. Just a quick recap of that press breakfast and the LA Spa Expo. For the press I reviewed the top 10 spa trends for 2006 that we announced at the beginning of the year. (I decided to give them catchy names this time – []