Addressing Body Image Concerns: How to Start Conversations in the Spa

As you work to create a quality spa that enthusiastically welcomes clients of all sizes and shapes, it is paramount that you are ready to provide care through sensitive, supportive, and non-judgmental conversations. Here are our top ways to do just that in your business, and in your everyday life!

Easing Gender Transitioning Employees, Part I: First Step Tips for Supervisors and Managers

An introductory guide to ensuring an inclusive workplace for team members in gender transition So you have a team member whose gender identity is changing, and you want to support them while at work. If you are feeling uncertain about the differences between gender identity and gender expression, and what all this means for yourContinue reading “Easing Gender Transitioning Employees, Part I: First Step Tips for Supervisors and Managers”

Training Your Spa Team for Inclusive Wellness: Essential Dos and Don’ts

How diversity and inclusion training can build teams for inclusive wellness In any successful business or organization, your staff are your best brand ambassadors. They are the main touchpoint between your business and your client, and will have the most impact on loyalty and relationship building. In today’s blog post, we are here to provideContinue reading “Training Your Spa Team for Inclusive Wellness: Essential Dos and Don’ts”

How to Talk About Bodies — Neutrally and Authentically! 

In a spa or other physical treatment setting, there are things you and other practitioners need to know to provide effective and meaningful treatments to your clients. Here are some phrases we recommend avoiding, and how to replace them in your consultations and intake, to start your body neutrality practice. 

The Challenge of Inclusive Marketing: Addressing Size Bias in Stock Imagery

A person relaxing on the beach, letting the sun shine on their skin while on vacation on a poster at a travel agency. The photo on the local coffee shop’s Instagram page, of a guest drinking from a mug. The people you see embracing on the cover of a romance novel. In your mind, howContinue reading “The Challenge of Inclusive Marketing: Addressing Size Bias in Stock Imagery”