4 Themes of Celebration: National Indigenous History Month 2024

In 2024, Indigenous History Month will feature weekly themes. Here’s how we are planning to celebrate, learn, and connect to Indigenous past, present, and future to match each theme. Most of these activities and resources are free or low-cost, so we hope you will be able to find some things to do this month, too! 

Chief Diversity Officers are the Key to DEI Success 

Drive inclusion with strategic diversity and inclusion consulting Equity, diversity and inclusion (DEI) are hot topics in the modern workplace. But for it to be truly successful, companies and organizations must be strategic, and prioritize the work appropriately. A Chief Diversity Officer should play a key role in that strategy. Maybe you’ve engaged DEI consultants forContinue reading “Chief Diversity Officers are the Key to DEI Success “

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”

Unlocking the Power of A Diversity Calendar: A Guide to Genuine Inclusion

A diversity calendar presents an opportunity to authentically honour the unique tapestry of your organization’s cultures and identities. Beyond flashy banners and social media posts, a truly inclusive workplace requires a deeper commitment that transcends performative actions.

3 Easy Ways to Make Your Spa Business Plan More Size-Inclusive

Spa business planning to combat weight stigma

While dismantling fatphobia and negative bias is complex and requires work, it doesn’t all need to be overly complex! We’ve compiled a list of relatively easy steps to take, to start your journey towards creating a spa that embraces body diversity, without taking a ton of time.

Reflections from a Barber: The Prevalence of DEI in the Hair Industry

A retired Barber reflects on the prevalence of DEI in an industry that welcomes people from all walks of life. Discover the gaps in training, the evolving landscape of clientele, and the positive changes shaping the future.