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Washington Spa Alliance to host 7th Annual Symposium at The Watergate Hotel on Monday, March 20, 2017

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in Member News | Comments Off on Washington Spa Alliance to host 7th Annual Symposium at The Watergate Hotel on Monday, March 20, 2017

Themed “Connect, Engage, Deliver: How Spa is Fostering America’s Wellbeing Today”, gathering will celebrate the life and accomplishments of “Godmother of Wellness” Deborah Szekely   WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 20, 2017 – Washington Spa Alliance is set to host its 7th Annual Symposium at The Watergate Hotel on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The interactive day-long event, whose audience will include local, regional, national and international leaders in spa and allied disciplines, will kick off with a tribute to legendary spa founder and wellness activist Deborah Szekely in...

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Special Events in DC During WSPA 7

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Events, Member News | Comments Off on Special Events in DC During WSPA 7

Our team picked a few fun events for our members which are going on in Washington, DC, during the 7th Annual WSPA Symposium.   Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors’ at the Hirshhorn Museum The Hirshhorn Museum is a hot spot for Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrors,” plastering its galleries with the artist’s colorful dots and trippy optical illusion installations. Walking through a room of the 87-year-old Japanese artist’s work inspires a sense of childlike glee — and a never-ending stream of Instagrams. Be prepared for crowds: The Hirshhorn is issuing free timed tickets to cut down on the many...

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Chef Announced for 6th Annual Symposium

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Member News | Comments Off on Chef Announced for 6th Annual Symposium

Washington Spa Alliance (WSPA) is set to host its 6th Annual Symposium with a challenging theme. The interactive day-long event, whose audience will include local, regional, national and international leaders in spa and allied disciplines, will take place at the National Press Club on Tuesday, March 22nd, from 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. “This year’s theme is The New Language of Spa,” reports Mary Bemis, WSPA Board Member and Symposium Chair. “Spa is, and has always been, a very specific path toward healing and rejuvenation. For a time it got lost in the sort of vague feel-good of wellness....

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Save the Date and Register Now

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Events, Member News, Press Releases | Comments Off on Save the Date and Register Now

Washington Spa Alliance Sets 6th Annual Symposium Themed “The New Language of Spa” on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Registration site is live with limited seating WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 4, 2015 – Washington Spa Alliance (WSPA) is set to host its 6th Annual Symposium in Spring 2016. The interactive day-long event, whose audience will include local, regional, national and international leaders in spa and allied disciplines, will take place at the National Press Club on Tuesday, March 22nd, from 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. “This year’s theme is The New Language of Spa,” reports Mary Bemis, WSPA...

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The Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC, to unveil Argentta Spa

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Member News | Comments Off on The Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC, to unveil Argentta Spa

Check out this recent article by Bernard Burt on examiner.com about the Watergate Hotel’s unveiling of a new spa: http://www.examiner.com/article/the-watergate-hotel-washington-dc-to-unveil-argentta-spa

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Launching a dynamic sixth season in Washington, DC

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Events, Member News | Comments Off on Launching a dynamic sixth season in Washington, DC

Launching a dynamic sixth season in Washington, DC, with an evening at the Embassy of Australia, the Washington Spa Alliance celebrated with wine and roses Oct. 29. Attended by 120 members of the spa community, the festive event in the rose-filled embassy had a distinctive “down under” style. Under a ceiling sparkling with the constellations of the Southern Hemisphere’s “upside down” night sky, guests viewed Zen-like origami art by revered Australian-Japanese artist Hiromi Ashlin. Australian sparkling wine was served. Jurlique, celebrating its 30th anniversary...

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