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Introducing the New & Improved Guide to Hydrothermal Spa & Wellness Development Standards

New and Improved Guide to Hydrothermal Spa and Wellness Development Standards

Increased interest in personal and communal wellness, means that developers, architects, designers, and builders are exploring new ways to incorporate evidence-based hydrothermal wellness features, such as saunas and cold plunges, into virtually every residential or commercial project.

In celebration of providing educational guidance for these builds for over a decade, the Global Wellness Institute has published the 4th edition of the Guide to Hydrothermal Spa & Wellness Development Standards. This newly updated, comprehensive resource is an indispensable primer, providing detailed guidance on the complexities of planning, building, and operating these areas, irrespective of project size and scope.

This is an essential read for anyone who wants to remain up-to-date on the latest trends, technology and benefits that hydrothermal bathing offers and the best ways to incorporate these features into a home, multifamily project, or commercial property, including gyms, fitness centers, urban bathhouses or hotel spa.

The book is available immediately for complimentary download.


This industry guide includes 230 pages of information on communal bathing features and crucial insights on planning and building these areas.


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