Pulse September 2020 | Page 54

MEMBER NEWS Member News 1. Longtime ISPA member Repêchage celebrated its 40th birthday in July with a special virtual celebration featuring internationally acclaimed soprano Aleksandra Kurzak. Founded by Lydia Sarfati in 1980, Repêchage has been a fixture in ISPA for its entire 30- year history and exhibited at its very earliest ISPA Conference & Expos. Due to COVID-19, news and events mentioned here may have been modified since editorial content was finalized. 2. The WellSpring Group and Wayland-Smith Consulting have announced a collaborative consultancy, The Spa Collective, for the spa and wellness industry. The consultancy consortium brings together more than 60 years of spa experience between The WellSpring Group’s Laura Parsons and Robert Vance, and Jennifer Wayland-Smith of Wayland-Smith Consulting. The Spa Collective will offer management, leadership and development services. Says Vance: “We realized we’re strong as individual consultancies, but working as a consortium we could support our clients and this industry in a more dynamic way.” 1 2 SHARE YOUR MEMBER NEWS ispa@ispastaff.com 42 PULSE ■ SEPTEMBER 2020