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Spa directors share thoughts on making a way through the pandemic

Spa directors share thoughts on making a way through the pandemic

Spa Inc. magazine interviews Vivienne O’Keeffe of Spa Profits Consulting and directors of prominent Canadian spas in May 2020, who share forward-thinking steps they are taking during the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic. As government guidelines required immediate shutdowns in March 2020, the spa industry was suddenly thrown into uncharted territory. Writer Wendy Helfenbaum asks, “how can an industry based on human touch operate...

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2019 Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards – Nominations Open

2019 Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards – Nominations Open

I am honoured to be on the judging panel again of the 2019 Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards.   The awards, hosted by Spa Inc. magazine with the support of Leading Spas of Canada, celebrate the best of the Canadian spa industry – the top spas, industry partners, product lines and educators in Canada.   Nominations opened on August 19, 2019 in the following 10 categories: Top 25 Spas in Canada Top Destination Spa Top Hotel Spa...

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The importance of mental wellness in spa

The importance of mental wellness in spa

Pulse magazine interviews Vivienne O’Keeffe in May 2019 about the importance of mental wellness in the spa industry and her involvement in the creation of the “Mental Wellness: Pathways, Evidence and Horizons” whitepaper released in 2018 by the Global Wellness Institute.               Published in Pulse magazine May 2019

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Spa virtual bookkeeping

Spa virtual bookkeeping

I have great news for spa owners and operators who have been desperately seeking a sustainable way to take care of bookkeeping and accounting needs! With delight, I introduce you to Janet Carmichael Professional Corporation, an accounting and bookkeeping company with a mission to relieve spa business owners of the stress and time it takes to manage their bookkeeping and payroll. Many small businesses view their bookkeeping as something...

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Mental Wellness white paper – Global Wellness Institute

Mental Wellness white paper – Global Wellness Institute

I am honoured to have worked on a new Mental Wellness white paper from the Global Wellness Institute – discusses mental wellness pathways, new mental wellness evidence and horizons. With (from left back to right front): Patricia Ladis, Lahra Tatriele, Alina Hernandez, Gerard Bodeker PhD, Sergio Pecorelli MD PhD, Vivienne O’Keeffe, Margareth Brepohl, Chicco Tatriele, Lawrence Choy MD, and (not shown in photo) Beata Aleksandrowicz,...

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Judging at 2018 Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards

Judging at 2018 Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards

I am honoured to be invited onto the judging panel again this year for the 4th Annual Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards – run by Spa Inc. magazine in partnership with Leading Spas of Canada.   The industry is comprised of hardworking, service-oriented business people who shape the Canadian spa industry and time has once again come to acknowledge them. The 2018 Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards will be a celebration of the top spas,...

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