Archive for June 8th, 2009
American Spa is proudly preparing for the upcoming International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa (IECSC) show in Las Vegas starting on Saturday, June 13th, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Celebrating its 18th year, the three-day event will host more than 650 skincare, wellness, and equipment companies and will offer more than 200 free manufacturer education classes to attendees. If you’re interested in attending, click here to register or check out the IECSC website for more information. When at the show, be sure to stop by the American Spa booth (#1400) to say hello. Hope to see you there!
Spa-goers may be thinking twice about indulging themselves with luxe treatments in this economy but that doesn’t mean they aren’t willing to pamper their pooches. Recently, The Cliff House Resort & Spa (Ogunquit, ME) introduced massage to its four-legged guests. Ideal for relieving pain from arthritis and hip problems, canine massage increases circulation; helps reduce anxiety and fear; and encourages relaxation. “Many middle-aged and older pets suffer from arthritis and joint disease,” says veterinarian Gary Stuer, D.V.M. “Massage improves not only their health but their quality of life.” The Customized Massage ($50, 25 minutes) and the Aromatherapy Massage ($60, 25 minutes) are both offered in the privacy of the resort’s eight pet-friendly Ledges Rooms, each providing a water dish, canine bed, PYOP bag, all-natural dog treats, and ground-floor access to an enclosed exercise area. It’s the ideal way to give your four-legged friends a new leash on life.