Fall means back to work, back to school, and back to “the grind.” The Stress in America Survey reports 40 percent of adults lie awake at night because of stress. Smart spa operators are waking up to the opportunity of sleep wellness to add value to their treatments. Without additional expense and a little creativity, spas can offer sleep wellness programs that create results and client loyalty.
–Consider developing stress management programs, special massage protocols, aromatherapy and nutritional advice that will improve your clients’ well-being.
–Check out the new research portal spaevidence.com for information on the stress-reducing benefits of the treatments you deliver. The site provides a comprehensive database of studies on therapeutic modalities such as aromatherapy, reflexology, hydrotherapy, massage and many more.
–Retail products that reduce stress, such as a Spa Moments Herbal Wrap. Perfect for tight shoulders, this microwavable herbal pack helps clients relax by soothing aching muscles at home. White Lion Chamomile Citrus Tea is the ideal nighttime ritual. Chamomile has been used for centuries to reduce stress and promote relaxation.
Any great stress management tales to tell? Spa Insider would love to hear from you!