Kids

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Parenting Well: Serious Spa & Wellness for Kids

Parents are learning that to raise healthy children in the 21st century means more than just teaching them to eat their vegetables or look both ways before crossing the street. The poor diets, technological obsessions, and ubiquitous stressors that plague adult life offer no immunity to the young. Playtime is being threatened by busy schedules; []

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2016 Top 10 Global Spa and Wellness Trends

Spafinder has been affiliated with the Spa Industry and Wellness for decades. The annual Global Spa and Wellness Trends Report is a valuable resource for both industry professionals and Spa and Wellness devotees. What follows is a section by section recap of the 2016 report. “Let’s go surfin’ now, everybody’s learning how, come on a []

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My Fitness. My Tribe. My Life.

As trend forecasting becomes trendier – rowing is the new spinning…hot Pilates is the new Bikram…party fitness is the new Zumba – fitness fads of the minute garner deserved attention from the media, wellness influencers and the physically active public. But these persistent hyper headlines warrant some big picture reflection before chasing the latest fads once again. The big story is that the fitness landscape []

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2015 Top 10 Global Spa and Wellness Trends

The 2015 Spa & Wellness Trends Forecast is developed by a team of research analysts, editors and industry experts, and is based on ongoing surveys of the thousands of spa, wellness and beauty providers in the Spafinder Network, thousands of travel agents and hundreds of thousands of consumers—as well as interviews with industry leaders and []

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2012 Top 10 Global Spa and Wellness Trends

INSIDE THE 2012 REPORT As we look into our crystal ball for 2012, two distinct, overarching themes emerge. One is an industry innovating diverse, new sensory experiences and treatments. The second is how spas are re-imagining and extending their connection to customers, moving beyond the sporadic visit, to new programs and concepts aimed at forging []

Fitness

All in the Family Wellness

We at SpaFinder say, wellness should be a family affair! Flex your muscles with a different family-style spa approach – bring the little ones along to the gym, yoga studio, spa, etc. for some fun, fitness and family time. The benefits are endless, from teaching a healthy lifestyle to instilling a good body image.