The Spa Book: The Official Guide to Spa Therapy / Edition 1

The Spa Book: The Official Guide to Spa Therapy / Edition 1

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Cengage Learning EMEA Higher Education


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The Spa Book: The Official Guide to Spa Therapy / Edition 1

The Spa business has been growing rapidly over the last few years. It is one of the biggest global growth industries. Spa Therapy offers a comprehensive, exciting and unique look at the spa industry, bringing together all the elements of spas in one educational text. It addresses treatments and issues, which will assist those undertaking relevant courses in Spa Therapy and the Spa Industry. This reference and teaching aid is intended for students taking a course in Spa Therapy. Particular courses that Spa Therapy is suited to are NVQ level 3 Beauty Therapy module in Spa Treatments, Higher National Diploma/Batchelor of Science degree in International Spa Management and a range of private courses. It is also of use to therapists working within spas who may use this book as a reference tool. Managers and developers will also find this textbook valuable.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861529176
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA Higher Education
Publication date: 10/07/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.64(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

John Harrington has worked for more than 16 years as an active photographer in Washington DC and around the world, working with both editorial and commercial clients. His photography business has been successful, with income rising ten-fold since he started. He has spoken at courses and meetings of The NPPA's Northern Short Course, The White House News Photographers Association, Smithsonian Institution, Corcoran School of Art and Design, American Society of Media Photographers Capital Region, University of Maryland, Northern Virginia Community College, Trinity College, and the Northern Virginia Photographic Society. Editorially, his credits have included the Associated Press, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time, Newsweek, US News and World Report, The National Geographic Society, USA Today, People, MTV, and Life. For corporate and public relations clients, John has successfully placed images with the wire services (Associated Press, Reuters, Gannett, Agence France Presse, and UPI) over three hundred times. Commercially, John has worked with well over half of the top fortune 50 companies, and even more of the top 500. Ad campaigns for Seimens, Coca Cola, General Motors, Bank of America, and Freddie Mac, to name a few, have been seen worldwide.

Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction Spa time line 1. History of spas 2. The Physical properties of water 3. The uses of water in spa therapy 4. Therapies in spas 5. Spa health & safety 6. The mind body connection 7. The way ahead Appendix A Appendix B Glossary Index

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