On the heels of Wellness Evidence spotlighting research showing that yoga breathing and relaxation lower blood pressure as much as aerobic exercise, the nonprofit Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is introducing its newly formed Yoga Therapy Initiative.

Travelers looking for a new way to achieve a calm state of mind can use the newest in-suite amenity at select Velas Resorts in Mexico - a MUSE brain sensing headband. MUSE is a personal meditation assistant to aid in meditation practices.

The ISPA Innovate winners were welcomed to the stage to receive their awards presented by Garret Mersberger

A violin performance linked with meditation kicked off the day two general session before Colin Mcllheney presented the latest US spa industry statistics. This year marks 20 years of spa industry research from the ISPA Foundation, showing consistent growth.

Susan Cain posed the question; “Is the ideal spa owner bold, alpha and gregarious? What about the ideal manager? The ideal healer? Most of the messages that are received by children are that extroversion is the ‘right’ way to be and act. Introversion and extroversion govern who we are, how we act and how we are wired.

he Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the foremost gathering of international leaders in the $4.2 trillion global wellness economy, announced the three finalists in its annual “Shark Tank of Wellness” competition.

Sleep is a biological necessity, part of the regenerative life support system that enables us to function, grow and thrive. Yet, across the planet, we are increasingly sleep-deprived, so much so that insufficient sleep is now considered a public health crisis with far-reaching economic consequences to nations and employers alike.

Unplug from daily stress and plug into yourself and your truest passions.

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), a nonprofit research and educational resource for the world wellness industry, today launched a new white paper series: “Understanding Wellness.”

Pigmentation is a broad term to explain the red, blue, yellow and brown tones seen in the skin.

GSN has collected valuable insight on the spa and wellness community’s knowledge on the budding CBD industry.

The Four Seasons Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo’s hammam - a genuine experience of body cleaning from head to feet inspired by Turkish and Moroccan hammam - opened its doors to guests late 2018. Personalized training was provided by ALaTurca sisters, Guniz Gonen-Alkan and Sultan Gonen-Griffin.

Hotel Rodavento, a 36-bedroom retreat nestled in the foothills of Valle de Bravo, Mexico, has opened Rodavento Spa, a nature-inspired sanctuary set within the most secluded area of the surrounding forest.

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