WASHINGTON, D.C. – (June 15, 2011) – Washington Spa Alliance (WSPA) has joined ISPA as a collaborative member. Formed one year ago as a Capital District regional resource for the spa community, Washington Spa Alliance expands its reach to individuals and organizations whose interests dovetail with the association’s tenets of well-being and sustainability.

ISPA’s collaborative membership allows associations and industry organizations to become a part of ISPA’s global network. ISPA works with collaborative members to provide resources, education and networking opportunities. Strengthening local and regional groups enables the spa community to thrive and work together as one.

The mission of Washington Spa Alliance is to act as a knowledge center, connecting spa professionals within the nation’s greater capital region while raising awareness of the robust spa community here. The alliance promotes the exchange of education and innovation in the field, and works to ensure that the highest ideals of spa are met through policy and action. 

Washington Spa Alliance recognizes that the greater spa industry’s pioneering efforts encompass a unique inter-disciplinary approach to fitness, travel, alternative and preventive medicine, and a connection to nature, as well as sustainable practices ranging from economics to agriculture. It serves as a catalyst for discussion and action. 

For additional information, contact Washington National Spa Alliance, 1010 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 201, Washington, D.C. 20007; (202) 530-3931; Info@WSPA.com; www.washingtonspaalliance.com.

About International Spa Association
ISPA is recognized worldwide as the leading professional organization and voice of the spa industry. Founded in 1991, ISPA advances the spa industry by providing invaluable educational and networking opportunities, promoting the value of the spa experience and speaking as the authoritative voice to foster professionalism and growth. More details on ISPA are available at experienceispa.com.