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Surf’s Up! The New Wave of Wellness

“Let’s go surfin’ now, everybody’s learning how, come on a safari with me.” – The Beach Boys, 1962 It’s hardly breaking news that surf culture has been established as the apex of cool. The worship of surfing “style” took off in the ‘60s when the Beach Boys harmonized about a world where “everybody’d be surfin’ []

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Travel & Play

The Art of Rest at Poland’s SPA Nałęczów

Nałęczów is a small town in the southeast region of Poland known for its authentic healing properties. The four natural springs (each of which has medically identified health benefits) and the lowered air pressure in the valley where it is located, all contribute to the health benefits. The town’s landscape combines natural woodlands and meadows with historic architecture and modern spa facilities, plus a meandering river that seems to weave through the contrast without any effort.

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Spa Survey from Cornell

We received a call at the beginning of the fall semester from several Cornell students who are in Professor Mary Tabacchi’s Spa Management class requesting our help for a class project. They have designed two short surveys – one for spa managers and one for spa consumers – and asked us to help distribute them []

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Spa Revitalization in New York State

Yesterday I was up at The Sagamore in northern New York to attend the first meeting of the recently formed New York Spa Association (NYSPA), a new organization whose mission includes revitalizing the historically rich spa industry in the state of New York. Professor Mary Tabacchi, from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, the major []