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Spa and Supplier Openings, Moves & Growth in October

Posted: October 26, 2011

Bio-Therapeutic, Inc.’s bt-Gear was recently launched to the South African market through on-site classes and an educational webinar series. 800-971-6438

Repêchage recently hosted its 13th Annual Congress, which included presentations from company president and founder, Lydia Sarfati, as well as Andrea Bovero, PhD,president of the CIDESCO Italian Section. Following the presentations, guests enjoyed cocktails, a three-course dinner and the Spa de Beauté Award ceremony, with entries judged by the Skin Inc. magazine editorial team and presented by Skin Inc. magazine editor in chief, Melinda Taschetta-Millane. BeSu Salon and Day Spa in New York City was named Day Spa of the Year, and the Skin Care Center of the Year was awarded to Lemongrass Day Spa in Valdosta, GA. The President’s Award for Esthetician of the Year, judged and presented by Sarfati, was Diana Delie, Christie & Co. Salon and Spa in Queens, NY; the Educator of the Year Award went to Lauren Streeter, Repêchage corporate educator; the International Distributor of the Year went to PBC Marketing Co. Limited, Thailand; and the Innovator of the Year went to FaceLuXe. 800-248-7546

WR Medical Electronics, makers of Therabath Professional Paraffin Products, has moved its manufacturing facility to 1700 Gervais Ave., Maplewood, MN 55109. 800-635-1312

Mindbody, a health and wellness industry online software provider, has partnered with SpaFinder, Inc. to offer an expanded online booking feature at Spafinder.com. Now, visitors to the website can search and then book using Mindbody’s business management software. 877-755-4279

The Cove is a new extended-stay spa in McCall, ID, which features an outdoor design theme including many locally sourced materials. The property features two immersion pools in the center of the spa, as well as individual and couples treatment rooms, a wet treatment room, an outdoor sanctuary and more. The treatment menu is fun and accessible, including Big Game and Trailblazer massages and Wildflower facials. 208-630-0280