The mission of the Washington Spa Alliance is to act as a knowledge center, connecting spa professionals in the nation’s greater capital region. WSPA works to promote the exchange of education and innovation in the field, and to ensure that the highest ideals of spa are met through policy and action.
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Founded in 2010 by a core group of spa industry leaders whose pioneering efforts recognize and support the spa community’s unique inter-disciplinary approach to fitness, travel, alternative and preventive medicine, connection to nature, and sustainable practices, Washington Spa Alliance has become a resource and keeper of spa wisdom in the nation’s capital.
Luncheon menu for the 2012 Symposium was created by James Beard Award-nominated Chef Bill Wavrin of Glen Ivy Hot Springs in California.
Susie Ellis, President of SpaFinder Wellness and a founder of the Global Spa and Wellness Sumit and Brian Thiel, Government Relations Expert
Sheila Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hospitality, a soon-to-open spa and resort in Middleburg, Virgina, shares insights with USA Today Travel Writer, Kitty Bean Yancey. Ms. Johnson is also the co-founder of BET and a co-owner of professional sports teams
Roberto Arjona, CEO, Rancho La Puerta and Michael Tompkins, CEO Mirival, share “Learnings to Live By in a Post 2008 Economy: Valuable Takeaways Every Spa Should Know.”
U.S. Congressman and author, Tim Ryan, talks about about his new book “A Mindful Nation: How a simple practice can help reduce stress, improve performance, and recapture the American spirit.”