Wellness – Sustainable Business Models for Spas

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As  wellness continues to evolve from a niche lifestyle concept into a mainstream commodity embraced by everyone from Prince Harry to Vogue magazine, the wellness industry itself also underwent a significant period of growth. The wellness industry is now said to be worth over $3.72 trillion, representing more than 5% of all global economic output. Despite being in an era …

European Spa Market – Overview, Trends and Careers

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Overview of the European Spa Market The European spa market continues to be the world’s largest due to its relatively higher average revenues. Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the European spa market will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of close to 9% during the forecast period. The major growth driver of the European spa market is the …

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How to Fast Track your Spa Career

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When most people begin researching how to launch a spa career in the beauty, bodywork or wellness field, they often start by looking at educational venues close to their home. The same is true for those currently working in the field looking for more spa career opportunities, to broaden their client base or fulfill continuing education licensing requirements. In both cases …

CIBTAC Balinese Massage course (10 days) at Bali BISA is endorsed by CIBTAC. Differences between CIBTAC and CIBTAC Endorsed

What are the key differences between CIBTAC and CIBTAC Endorsed certifications?

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As one of the pioneers in delivering innovative courses that have been endorsed by CIBTAC, I believe that Bali BISA can speak confidently about the key differences between CIBTAC and CIBTAC Endorsed certifications and why both accreditation programs are so valuable at a time when wellness is on the front-lines of the industry. An Overview of CIBTAC CIBTAC stands for …

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ITEC Course Offerings in Bali

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Since the announcement of the VTCT and ITEC amalgamation on October 1, 2017, and the recent accreditation of the Bali International Spa Academy (BISA) as an Approved ITEC Centre, we have received numerous inquiries about what ITEC Bali courses  really means for students. Let’s cover the main questions that myself and my team field on a daily basis. Hope that …

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Is your Spa Ready to be GDPR Compliant?

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The European Uniion’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on the 25th of May this year, but businesses have a year to meet all obligations.  Depending on your current organizational structure, modifications to the way you currently manage data may be minimal. However, even very small European spas need to be fully prepared as fines for non-compliance can …

According to the prestigious Global Wellness Institute, the recent feminist wellness wave has spurred this wave of for-women, by-women wellness trend.

A New Feminist Wellness Trend

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From women-only clubs and co-working spaces – to a FemTech wave that solves for women’s bodies and lives – to more wellness travel aimed at women’s empowerment – to women of color moving the industry beyond #WellnessSoWhite “Feminism” – “organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests” – was named Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017 – hardly a …

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What are the Benefits of CIBTAC Endorsed Certification?

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As CIBTAC introduced their Endorsed Training Scheme over four years ago, it is now worth analysing whether or not CIBTAC Endorsed certification is of value to the spa, beauty and wellness industry. After all, it was professionals in these fields who asked CIBTAC to create a program that recognizes and rewards excellent training standards. I can only speak on behalf …

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CONTINUING EDUCATION BENEFITS FOR SPA PROFESSIONALS

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A desire for life-long learning is an integral part of well-being for many people. In their personal lives, it can be as simple as reading books, watching TV, surfing the internet or scanning their social media feeds. With so much innovation happening at a rapid pace, continuing education is also critical for career success and advancement. In the booming spa …