South of the Border

South of the Border

Vietnam is so close, and so naturally linked to China in ways that are cultural and culinary that it is an obvious location for Chinese travelers looking for the best in weather and wellness holidays. SpaChina’s Wellness Editor Gareth Powell reveals the details
Diseases Essentially Come From Emotions

Diseases Essentially Come From Emotions

Nowadays, large numbers of people suffer from sub-standard health or weak resilience to illness
Immunity is The Best Doctor

Immunity is The Best Doctor

With the pleasure of returning to Nature and finding body-mind-spirit integration being valued as true well-being, wellness is gaining increasing attention. Immunity is a topic closely related to it
The Great Expectations in “Spartnership”

The Great Expectations in “Spartnership”

Various choices are available in today’s spa industry in terms of choosing a “spartner”. By WTS International
Taking Stock and Planning Ahead

Taking Stock and Planning Ahead

Owning and managing a spa business is a grueling yet rewarding occupation. What actions should spa owners take to review and refocus their business? By Hugh Jones
The Key to Waxing Training

The Key to Waxing Training

Interview with Annie Fung, Director of Brand and Training of Vincent Raya Group-Waxing Expert®
Eyeing the Niche Market

Eyeing the Niche Market

Interview with Barbara Jeanne Macatulad, General Manager of Strip + Browhaus Shanghai
Giving Pedicure its Letters of Nobility

Giving Pedicure its Letters of Nobility

Interview with Bastien Gonzalez, World-accalaimed Foot Virtuoso
Every Additional Service is a Bonus

Every Additional Service is a Bonus

Interview with Georgie Yam, Founder and CEO of V2 Concept
New Trends in Spa Additional Services

New Trends in Spa Additional Services

Interview with Yvonne Cheung, Special Project Consultant of PA Wellness Consultancy Ltd.
The Wellness Evolution

The Wellness Evolution

The evolution of wellness is increasingly becoming necessary in today’s spa industry. By Lisa Starr
Small But Smart

Small But Smart

Small skills and services inside a spa play an important role in terms of its business and reputation, while some spa owners may overlook. By Johnny Chang
Survey Report on China’s Spa Additional Services

Survey Report on China’s Spa Additional Services

This year, a market survey on China’s Spa Additional Services was conducted by SpaChina Magazine, covering a range of 50 hotel spas and day spas in Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Chengdu, Chongqing, Changsha, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Dalian and Harbin. By Fifi Kao
Close to Paradise

Close to Paradise

Hawaii is in many ways as close to perfection as it is possible to get on the face of this planet. It is an island chain in the middle of the Pacific with some of the best beaches, the most stunning mountain trails and the most exquisite spas anywhere. SpaChina’s Wellness Editor Gareth Powell takes us for a spin through the islands
Health by Music

Health by Music

Select a piece of music that tallies with the mind, listen to it and let it do the healing. Traditional Chinese medicine has from time immemorial profited from music therapy
Learning and Sharing

Learning and Sharing

Korea’s fashion and beauty trends have had a big impact on China, known as the “Korea Wave”. What are the trends in spas today in Korea and is there an effect on China spas too?
The Fitness-Spa Connection

The Fitness-Spa Connection

A business opportunity you can’t ignore. By Dr. John Brazier
Effectively Incorporating Fitness into Spa

Effectively Incorporating Fitness into Spa

The combination of spa services with fitness activities will hugely benefit the guest, the spa and the fitness center. By Tomoka Nguyen
Creating the Space for Life Transformation

Creating the Space for Life Transformation

Interview with Lahra and Chicco Tatriele, the founders of Fivelements – a wellness destination in Bali, for learning to love and respect life
How to Be Unique in Spa Offerings

How to Be Unique in Spa Offerings

Interview with Ms. Adria W. Lake & Mr. Marc Gerritsen, Managing Director & Creative Director of A.W. LAKE Spa Concepts