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Mary Bemis

Fit is Beautiful: 6 Smart Tips for a Healthy Life

Formally trained as a dancer, Judith Jackson, called the Mother of American Aromatherapy, has had a long and distinguished career... Read the full article »

A Dancer’s Life with Judith Jackson

I always look forward to spending time with Judith Jackson. An icon in the industry, and referred to as the “Mother... Read the full article »

LaTesha Council Wins the ISPA Mary Tabacchi Scholarship

The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation will award LaTesha Council from Alexandria, Virginia, the Mary Tabacchi Scholarship onstage during the... Read the full article »

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Irene Forte on the Magic of Verdura Resort

You feel the gravitas in your gut in Sicily—and a fusion of the unseen mystical and explicit natural beauty of... Read the full article »

Sourcing American Spa Culture at Berkeley Springs

George Washington bathed at Berkeley Springs, creating West Virginia’s unique spa tradition. Taking the waters in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia,... Read the full article »

Spa Beauty

Your Summer Skincare Routine for an Allover Glow


Finding Wellness at Rancho Valencia


Lucy’s Nature Note Cards