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The conference, with its urgent theme of “Resetting the World with Wellness” in the wake of COVID-19, will take place both in-person and virtually, allowing entire global wellness community to participate in the event (Nov. 8-11); Virtual Access Package also includes exclusive access to the Global Wellness Institute’s major 2020 research report on the global mental wellness economy.

The International SPA Association has announced the launch of the Pulse magazine mobile app for iOS and Android. The app provides members with full, one-touch mobile access to the current issue of Pulse, as well as the ability to quickly and easily share links to the magazine via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Whatsapp and email. Users can read each issue cover to cover or use the convenient page finder mode to seek out specific articles and features. Pulse will remain available exclusively in its digital format for the remainder of 2020.

As we touched on in an earlier Wellness Moonshot, movement is a biological drive as necessary as sleep or food, a natural medicine to stave off illness and disease and a vital source of empowerment for individuals and groups. As a wellness leader, you likely already know the science and strategies for using physical activity to elevate your daily life, family health, and the communities and organizations you serve. When we move, a host of mental, physical, emotional and social benefits arise, which helps us feel more energized, engaged, effective and alive.

Eforea Spa at the Hilton Barbados Resort is located in Needham’s Point St Michael, Bridgetown, and sits between two white sandy beaches framed by bright tropical flowers and three outdoor swimming pools on the sprawling hotel property. The first Eforea Spa in the Caribbean, this wellness haven sits on part of the UNESCO World Heritage site of the 17th century Fort Charles in Barbados.

Here in my hometown of Playa del Carmen, Coronavirus is not spreading at the same rate it is in other cities. It seems to be transmitted at a much lower rate than other regions, even with a similar climate and protocols. I believe, and current recommendations and research seems to support this, that it is due to the amount of time we spend out in open air.

Vida Mia Healing Center & Spa, opened in 2019, is a holistic wellness center, part of The Retreat Costa Rica located in the beautiful mountains of Atenas, Alajuela. This wonderful place was built on a quartz mountain, creating a unique ‘energy aura’ that contributes to balancing the mind, body and spirit.

Costa Mujeres, an exquisite stretch of coastline north of Cancun, is home to some expansive and impressive resorts offering ample space and unspoilt, white sand beaches. The Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres, and its sister resort TRS Coral Hotel, open to adults only, offer treatments and experiences at Zentropia Wellness & Spa which spans over 4700 square meters.

Sustainability is an integral part of the Tabacón philosophy. Our strategy is based on our internal conviction to safeguard the future. Our projects include the protection of our thermal springs and renewable energy, we feature an installation of 836 solar panels in our buildings.

Our spa offers bespoke holistic therapies that utilize medicinal herbs while incorporating the latest modern techniques and biodynamic, certified organic and fair trade ingredients.

Rancho La Puerta, recently recognized as the ‘Best Destination Spa in the World’ by Travel + Leisure magazine, with 80 years of experience, are pioneers and leaders in the wellness industry.

Color Up’s commitment to being the leader in cannabis education moves two steps forward with a new educational track and scholarship program. The Cannabis Master Program for the Spa Professional now has three tracks, with the newest designed for wellness professionals. The Master Program launched in 2019 with educational tracks for estheticians and massage therapists. So far, more than 800 pros have signed up for the program.

The International SPA Association has launched a new virtual event series called Heart of the Matter, which brings together luminaries from a variety of fields and backgrounds for in-depth conversations intended to spark thought, discussion and inspiration in the spa industry and beyond. The on-demand series launched in August with ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award winner Bryan Williams, who led an inspiring virtual session on fostering inclusion and diversity through leadership. Confirmed upcoming participants and topics are as follows:

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the foremost gathering of international leaders in the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy, today announced the three finalists in its annual “Shark Tank of Wellness” competition. The three students were chosen from a global pool of 121 submissions, spanning 36 countries.

When it comes to renewing ourselves and others—an imperative during the global Coronavirus pandemic—we wellness leaders can learn a lot from the moon. This beautiful sphere, unifying us all, orbits the Earth in about a month. Each day it appears to grow larger (waxing) or smaller (waning), reminding us earthlings that there is a natural cycle to everything. This cycle offers time to redouble our efforts toward achieving our personal or shared wellness moonshot and time to reset our priorities and personally refresh.

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