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Massage En Masse

Travel & Play

Massage En Masse

By Erika Allen Have you always wanted to be in the Guinness Book of World Records?  Have you ever dreamed of having a massage in an open lavender field in Australia’s spa Capital, Daylesford?  Both of those goals can be accomplished at the end of this month during Daylesford’s upcoming Massage en Masse, during which [...]

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Advice from Seasoned Spa Consultants

Advice from Seasoned Spa ConsultantsBy Susie Ellis, SpaFinder InsiderJudy Singer and Patti Monteson are spa consultants who I have known for almost 20 years. In fact, they were the first spa consultants I ever met. Their company HFD, Heath Fitness Dynamics, is based in Florida. (Sometimes I wonder if they would select the same name [...]

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Spa Lifestyle Living Still Resonates

Sad news. Canyon Ranch Living Chicago, which was in the design and pre-sale phase, has been cancelled. This article, "End of the Trail", gives some of the details. From the few mentions I could find on the web, it appears that there were insufficient sales of condos and that it fell victim to the current [...]

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Sleep is the new exercise at spas

Yesterday I flew from New York to Palm Springs for a few days of Thanksgiving vacation. I had some time en route to catch up on reading. Mostly I read spa press releases, industry magazines, and articles people brought to my attention. My favorite from yesterday's batch was this article from the LA Times titled, [...]

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At Home at Brenner’s Park Hotel and Spa

There are some places where I just feel like saying, "I'm home." Brenner's Park Hotel and Spa in Baden-Baden, Germany is one of those places for me. Living here would probably be the ultimate fantasy. I have fond memories of past visits: When ISPA held their first European Spa Conference in Baden-Baden, when I visited [...]