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SUPPORTING EDUCATION. The Successful Hands Grant Program, launched SPA WORKSHOP. Well World Inc. through the collaborative efforts of Biofreeze, Massage Envy Spa and Bon Vital’, Director of Education Eric Stephenson, supports professional massage therapy students in their educational pursuits. At the ONE LMT and Debra Koerner were at the Oaks Concept Conference in Atlanta, deserving massage therapy students were each awarded at Ojai in Ojai, California to facilitate an imas- US$500 grants. sage workshop for the property’s spa team. Stephenson and Koerner with Oaks of Ojai President and CEO Cathy Cluff and Guest Relations Director Elizabeth Horton, CSS. Performance Health Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Thomas Heidenberger; Massage Envy Spa Franchising, LLC Vice President, Industry Relations and Product Development CG Funk; Performance Health Vice President, Massage and Spa Lynda Solien-Wolfe and Performance Health CEO Marshall Dahneke awarded financial grants to Jessica Ward (second from left) of Georgia Career Institute in Conyers, Georgia and Karen Young (fourth from left) of Southeastern Institute in Columbia, South Carolina. A DOSE OF INSPARATION. New York Times best-seller and author of It Was Me All Along: A Memoir, Andie Mitchell was at Hilton Head Health for a workshop and book signing event as part of the spa and resort’s monthly InSPArational Series. To celebrate the grand opening of Hilton Head Health’s new spa, The Indigo, the property launched the powerful series which features speakers who share their wisdom through stories of change and adversity. Tompkins with spa industry peers, Tracie Wertz and Wendy Bosalavage. GREEN GATHERING. ISPA Chairman Michael Tompkins joined several spa industry leaders at the 2015 Green Spa Network (GSN) Buyer’s Conference held at the Woodstock Inn & Resort in Vermont. November 2015 ■ PULSE 31