Ispaa Management courses are designed to give participants the deeper knowledge to build the business from the grassroots level. It includes project planning and execution, investment and finance, recruitment and training, day today managerial tasks etc. Another area of focus is how to increase revenue by connecting key areas; Sales & Marketing and Finance. Students will come away being able to manage their department and resources better through an enhanced understanding of current Sales and Marketing techniques that are specifically suited to the Spa environment and also through an appreciation of finance and budgeting. These skills will enable the participants to engage more fully in the business and bring additional revenue to the bottom line.This course is vital for businesses looking to gain an edge in the increasingly competitive wellness Industry. Course Highlights: Unique spa concept to makes your Spa different. The connection between Finance and Sales & Marketing in order to create plans that get results. Read, analyze and understand a P&L statement for effective budgeting and accurate forecasting. Financial language to be able to effectively communicate with the Finance Director. The connection between understanding the Spa business and leading effective teams. Each Participant would be capable of managing the spa division with full confidence. Hundreds of tools to improve the on going projects in quality and profitability standards.
Aroma Therapy:(holistic spa therapy subject)
The term ‘Aroma Therapie’ first used by the French Chemist, Rene-Maurice Gattefosse, to describe the therapeutic action of Aromatic plant essence. Gattefosse studied about the therapeutic plants and done lot of experiments with it. Later his follower Dr Jean Valnet who found the essences maid by Gattefosse and understand the healing powers of it, took up his work and used it for healing the wounds of World War II soldiers. The application of Aroma Therapy to beauty therapy and health care was started by Marguerite Maury in her famous book, ‘The Secret Of Life and Youth’. She also developed the method of applying the oils through massage. Today there are wide researches happening to understand the therapeutic and scientific foundation of the oils’ properties and applications. Many things already revealed through trail and error over thousands of years.
Aroma therapy is an ancient art
The value of natural plants has been recognized for more than 6000years,for their healing, cleansing, preservative and mood enhancing properties, as well as for the sheer pleasure of their fragrances. The origin of Aroma Therapy can be traced through the religious, medical and social practices of all the major civilizations. It’s likely to be the Chinese who found the remarkable powers of plant around 4500BC. However the Egyptians has the credit of recognizing and fully exploiting the Physical and spiritual properties of the aromatic essences. Modern archeologists excavated the evidences of wide usage of aroma essences for the mummification of dead bodies in Egyptian Mummies. By around 3000BC the priests used the aroma essences for therapeutic usage and clamed the healing is happening by Gods grace. They kept the powers of plants as a secret and eventually commons also start using the essences as perfumes and medicines in their daily life. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine has used many plant extracts for his surgical usages. How ever the fall of Roman Empire maid a set back of the development of Aroma Therapy in Europe.
The vital element in any aroma therapy treatment is the pure essential oil. Essential oils are plant extracts and they are not like cooking oils. Cooking oils are far heavier than the essential oils and it is highly inflammable. They evaporate quickly ,so they are usually mixed with other oils and this technique is commonly known as blending. Essential oils can be expensive and its measured in drops while using for therapies.
How the essential oils work
Essential oils are composed of tiny molecules, which are easily dissolved in alcohol, emulsifiers and fats. This quality allows them to penetrate the skin easily and work in to the body by mixing with the fatty tissues. As these highly volatile essences evaporate they are also inhaled thus entering body via millions of sensitive sells that lines the nasal passages. These send he messages straight to the brain, and effect the emotions by working on the limbic system, which also controls the major functions of the body. Thus in an aromatherapy treatment the essential oils are able to enhance both your physical and psychological well being at the same time.
Basically aromatherapy massage is the most effective way to introduce aroma oils on a body. The international association for developing and controlling the practices , Aroma therapy Associates, maid a standard operational procedure for aromatherapy massage and is base on Swedish massage. It’s a sensual massage mostly focusing on slow movement to manipulate major skeletal muscles of the body. Choosing the proper blend for body, face and for inhalation is the part of this treatment and is mostly done by the client with the guidance of the therapist. Setting the therapy room and fixing accurate temperature, choosing the room freshener, lighting arrangement, flower arrangements, warm towel applications and communication through the treatment are also very crucial for the highest result of the treatment.