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Susan Gwaltney

Susan Gwaltney, Principal of Essential Spa Consulting, is a seasoned international spa consultant with over twenty years of project management, space planning, operational solutions, human resource development, and marketing expertise. From imagined vision to its final form, she has structured the foundation for multiple openings and renovations of world-class facilities in major destinations around the world. Susan is well-known for her enthusiastic, can-do attitude that along with her vast global spa and cross-cultural experience enables her to quickly transition your project through general planning or crisis; be it urban, eco tourism, green spa or remote. Essential Spa Consulting is the necessary element to building, growing and reaching your successful spa mission. Board Member Emeritus, Membership Chair for the Washington Spa Alliance.

Destination: Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The Spa at Shooting Star

The first time that I met the owner of the Shooting Star, John Resor, was in the late 1980's in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. At...

Four Seasons – Philadelphia

Last Saturday a group of us ladies went to the Four Seasons Spa in Philadelphia to celebrate yet another friend's 50 birthday. The great...

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Yoga and Golf Retreat Set for Magical Islands of Loreto

Imagine welcoming the sun as it rises in front of the tees at TPC Danzante Bay’s iconic 17thhole overlooking the Sea of Cortez?  Or...

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Drift Spa at Island Resort & Casino

Whether you have been to the spa a dozen times or researching it for a first visit, insights from an insider can enhance your...

Serenity Spa at Sheraton