Open a Spa
a spa owner you could own a business that gives you fabulous personal and
financial rewards every day.
could have the freedom and creativity that comes with being your
own boss. You could have the satisfaction of owning a business that
helps people experience more happiness, health, and well-being. You could
earn a profit and take home up to $100,000 or more per year. You could
even enjoy your own spa's services whenever you want!
word "spa" comes from the Latin expression for health by water.
While water treatments (also known as hydrotherapy) are offered by many
spas, you could also choose to offer a wide variety of other services in
your spa business including:
may stay at the spa for anywhere from an hour to several days. Spas that
complete their services in a few hours (for a facial or massage) or a single
day are known as day spas, while spas that operate in conjunction
with stay-over or hotel facilities are known as destination or resort spas.
and skin treatments
treatments (such as scrubs or wraps)
starting your own spa business, you will be joining a growing industry
that generates over $11 billion per year in revenue. According to the most
recent statistics from the International Spa Association, there were approximately
136 million spa visits made in the U.S. last year, with 60% of those
visits to a day spa.
being a spa owner sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob
Guide to Become a Spa Owner is for you!
In this book you will discover how you can successfully start a
day spa business.
lead author of this guide is Jeremy McCarthy.
With more than 15 years experience in the spa industry, he has visited
and learned from some of the greatest spa properties in the world and was
spa director of the Four Seasons Resort in Maui, which was named the "number
three resort spa in the world" by Conde Nast Traveler magazine.
The contributing authors are:
authors share their own experiences plus expert business advice
from more than two dozen spa business owners and other spa industry
Phillips Gintoli, an award-winning writer
who began her beauty industry career more than 15 years ago in New York
City as an editor for Mademoiselle Magazine.
Springs: Owner of Moodivations, a total
wellness company specializing in spa services and products, Kibibi has
worked in the beauty industry for 10 years with companies such as Wella,
Merle Norman, and Sebastian International.
Payne, whose 10 years experience in the
beauty and wellness industries includes working with companies such as
Bath & Body Works. A former professional makeup artist, her work has
been featured in Elle, Harper's Bazaar, and Martha Stewart's
guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to learn
how to start a day spa business in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening a spa in any country. It includes:
to Start a Day Spa Business
Your Day Spa Business
to create a business plan for your spa
to conduct initial market research for your spa business
what services to offer in your spa business, with the following
information provided for each type of spa service:
of the treatment
of the service (e.g. silky smooth skin, relaxation)
spa staff member performs this service
needed to perform the service
and equipment needed
overview of options for your spa business:
an established spa business
a new spa
requirements for spas
a name for your spa business
costs including sample start up budgets for both a small and medium
to get start-up financing for your spa business
to consider when choosing a location for your spa business including
how much square footage you will need
design of your spa business with tips on areas you will need and common
problems to avoid
equipment you need to start a day spa business, including how
to save money by leasing or buying used
you will find even more resources and advice, including:
to develop effective systems for running your spa business on a
your spa's hours of operation
with spa employees
to determine the staffing needs of your spa business
to find employees who are qualified to work at your spa
sales goals and keeping spa employees motivated
requirements for spas
a maintenance schedule for equipment
prices for your spa's service and developing packages to
encourage clients to buy more
to find suppliers for the products you will use and sell
products at a discount, plus how much to markup prices on
products you sell to spa clients
track of inventory
in-store displays to market products
promotional materials to market your spa business (including a menu
of services, website, brochures, etc.)
to attract spa clients through advertising and free publicity
to get repeat business from your spa clients
can have all this and more for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds
of dollars to take courses on starting a business, and chances are they
will not include specific information about starting a spa business. The
FabJob Guide to Become a Spa Owner
contains some of the best business advice you could get from other sources,
plus much more.
samples and checklists, including:
explanation of what to put in each section of your spa business plan
with brief samples of each section
start-up budgets for a small spa and a medium size spa
interview questions for spa employees
of spa equipment and basic supplies
menu of spa services
to organize your spa's grand opening plus what to do in the days
leading up to your opening
the guide focuses on how to start a day spa, you will also find an overview
of opportunities for future growth for your spa business including:
your current spa
a resort spa
more! (including free updates)
information in this guide can save you many hours of research, help you
avoid some costly mistakes, and give you information you need to start
your own day spa business.
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can earn back the price of the guide many times over your first day in
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"The FabJob Guide to Become a Spa Owner is the most
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both new spa owners as well as experienced spa directors. I have been a
Spa Director for over 16 years, but when it came time to open my own
spa, the information included in Jeremy's book proved invaluable!
Owner, Spa Velia
San Diego, California
and Education Committee Chair, International Spa Association
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