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Friday Feature: Caribbean Trading Company

One Love Body Balm Spa Gift Set

By: Avion Anderson of Trinidad & Tobago 

Valentine's Day is fastly approaching, and love is in the air.  Many of you will be looking up, down, and cross for the perfect gift to present to that special someone in your life. Well, look no further, because this "One Love Body Balm Spa Gift Set" from Caribbean Trading in Puerto Rico, will be an excellent gift for that significant other.  I would certainly love it!  

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Three tips to jump start your self-care routine in 2019

Self Care simply put is the practice of taking action to preserve or improve ones own health.  WE know this can sometimes seem difficult. Tricia Greenaway has shared with us three quick practices to aid in your self care journey.

Though self care was and still is a buzz word that is likely to continue to trend, some may overthink how to care for themselves. 

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How to survive the holidays, while recovering from a disaster.

Author of ”The Five Gifts: Discovering Hope, Healing, and Strength When Disaster Strikes” Laurie Nadel, Ph.D.  

(Foreword by Dan Rather)

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, psychotherapist Nadel lost her home and most of her material possessions.  Here is an account of her holiday survival guide while recovering from a disaster. 

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On-site & Virtual Training for Spa & Wellness Professionals

WE are pleased to announce a full range of certifications and on-site training offerings! 

Courses can be booked for your property or organized for a destination.  If you do not see what you are looking for WE work with many certified trainers and can locate the course you are looking for.  Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request your course?

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Going Corporate and Remaining Conscious

Article by Sienna Creasy, Group Spa Director for the Jewel Resorts

The day I traded my flip flops and Yoga pants for LifeStrides and slacks I knew I had embarked on a new practice. Long sleeve shirts and blazers covered my tattoos and my wild curly hair pulled tight into a top bun. Yes corporate Spa life was a VERY different ensemble from Yogini and Thai Massage Therapist. But the outfit cannot change the heart of a person; the shoes cannot change the pep in their step.

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Drive Wellness To Your Hotel's Bottom Line

Top 4 Wellness Revenue Drivers of 2017

Written by Stephanie Rest, Caribbean Wellness & Education

Originally Posted in Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association's December Newsletter

Caribbean Wellness & Education (WE) began with a passionate mission, to develop wellness and education opportunities in the Caribbean. Since becoming a member of CHTA in 2017, WE has traveled to many of our regions destinations and learned what makes each island unique.  

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Project Backpack & TCI Wellness Day Team Up!

Give Back to Students this Winter with ALM Consulting and Caribbean WE

Originally posted by American Spa Magazine by Samantha Reed |

After Super Storm Sandy in 2012, spa consultant Anna Moine of ALM Consulting saw the damage and destruction the storm caused first hand. She saw schools closed down and destroyed, and many young students who had lost most of, if not all of, their belongings. Knowing she had to do something to help, she started a fundraising movement called Project Backpack, where she and others collected and filled 500 with school supplies. Now, five years later, Moine is starting up her good cause again, this time to benefit the students in the recently-storm struck Turks and Caicos.

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TCHTA presents the 1st annual ‘TCI Wellness Week’

The Turks & Caicos Hotel and Tourism Association (TCHTA), presents the 1st annual ‘TCI WELLNESS Week’, in partnership with Caribbean Wellness & Education (WE)

Hot on the heels of Caribbean Tourism Organization announcing 2018 as “The Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation in the Caribbean”, TCHTA presents the 1st Annual “TCI Wellness Week”.  The week will kick-off in the centrally located Salt Mills Plaza in Providenciales, from 1-5 pm, on Saturday, October 13th 2018.  The day will be free for residents and tourists alike! 
Activities will include Soca-robics, yoga, health screens by Turks & Caicos National Health, activities for the kids, a fashion show, local music and so much more!  After the impact from two category 5 hurricanes, Turks & Caicos has quickly mobilized and is open for the busy tourist season.  “Following an intense few months of weathering storms and rebuilding, many of our residents still find themselves impacted by the storms”, said Stacy Cox, CEO of the TCHTA, “With our Wellness Week, we will bring together tourists and residents in our first voluntourism experience”.   

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HOPE Autism Fundraiser

WE can make a difference in the Autistic community in Turks & Caicos!

Listen to Maxcia Rigby's passionate story of HOPE here. Any donation big or small will have an impact on a special need's child life.  Donate here today!  

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Toy Drive for Turks & Caicos!

Make a Difference in a Child's Life this Christmas!

Each year the Kiwanis Club of Providenciales puts on a much-anticipated Christmas Program for the community here in the Turks & Caicos Islands, (TCI)!   The Club hosts a Tree Lighting Ceremony including; Christmas Carols, Musical Performances and provides the community with 3,000 toys for tots in need.

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Puerto Rico Is Not Closed, It's Only Getting Remodeled!

Eassy on Hurricane Maria's Impact by Mitchel Rivera, CEO of Yelo Spa, San Juan

100 miles long by 30 miles wide, Puerto Rico is nestled in the beautiful waters of the Caribbean. My name is Mitchel Rivera and I am the CEO of YeloSpa, San Juan.  Born and raised in a tropical paradise our culture is full of richness and our population is extremely diverse. Let me start by saying that this story is meant to paint a clear picture of what is happening in the island.

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