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2010 issue 3

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5   Editor's letter: Exploring new priorities
At the heart of wellness lies the principle of prevention rather than cure - the age-old philosophy that underpins the world's natural healing and healthy living disciplines, but which is only now being acknowledged by the allopathic medical community
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10   News: Spa vision
A fitness experience based on TCM and the senses; treetop spas; and a Dead Sea salt cave in Egypt
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12   Letters: Write to reply
Patenting yoga moves might not be a bad thing says the principal of India's Ananda Spa Institute
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14   News: News update
A €35.5m restoration for thermal baths in Budapest; and McCaffrey joins Clarins to head up US expansion
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20   Everyone's talking about: Scientific proof
Could a tie-up with the healthcare industry be on the cards if spas get more serious about evidence? Kath Hudson investigates
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24   Interview: Mia Kyricos and Jeremy McCarthy
Starwood's global spa brand director and head of development oversee 300 spas and have 150 more on the way. They talk to Katie Barnes about creating in-house concepts and their strategy for the worldwide roll outs
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30   Research: Supply and demand
Leonor Stanton looks at 2010 figures from spas in the Middle East and analyses their performance, including utilisation and revenues
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34   First person: Naked communion
David Minton tries out different types of onsen in Japan - from the traditional and urban to zerocarbon and futuristic
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38   Summit review: Hot topics
Our takeaways from the fourth Global Spa Summit in Istanbul
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46   We work together: Olivia Newton-John and Gregg Cave
The singer and her best friend speak to Jennifer Harbottle about surviving cancer, healthy living and setting up a wellness retreat and spa in Byron Bay, Australia
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50   City focus: New York
Neena Dhillon reviews three of the latest NYC day spas and reveals details about those in the pipeline
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55   The way i see it: Joerg Demuth
The organic expert shares his passions for herbs, slow food and fair trade
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56   Resort spa: Vital vitality
A Russian banya and holistic health are at the core of a wellness centre in Latvia. Kate Cracknell reports
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60   Training: Setting standards
Wat Po TTM is the birthplace of Thai massage. Chris McBeath visits the government-approved school that's standardising the way this staple spa treatment is being taught
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64   Resort spa: A new renaissance
Andrea Jezovit gets a taste for Italian spas at the Four Seasons Hotel Florence
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68   Tourism: Something about Serbia
Privatisation of the spa industry in Serbia is underway. Sue Warren reports on the market's potential
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70 special: Music to motivate
Kate Cracknell looks at the impact of music on exercise and how spas can use different tracks to create the optimum workout space
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74   Supplier profile: Inviion
We find out about Schletterer's new equipment subsidiary. Product news and procurement advice start on p75
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78   Product focus: Non-invasive anti-ageing equipment
Rhianon Howells rounds up some of the top beauty solutions on the market
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82   The finishing touch: Hidden benefits
Yoga can lead to mindful eating and should be offered in weight loss packages, according to new research
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