As we begin our spa business recovery from the recent economic recession due to the COVID-19 virus the stress of being out of work combined with the concerns on how to re-open the economy safely can take a big toll on our mental wellness.
Both spa staff and client confidence have left many spa professionals concerned about their ability to recover their businesses long term. After being in the spa business for 32 years and surviving many economic downturns, I feel qualified to speak on this topic, especially since I am still a spa owner of a 3,000 square-foot medical spa that employees 18 staff and the manufacturer and distributor of a product to the trade with over 200 small business accounts that depend on our company to provide not only products but also training.
I must acknowledge that this time is like no other in that the economy around the globe has been affected by this recent pandemic disaster. As an industry leader located in Atlanta, Georgia, the first state in the United States to open back up to the business, here are a few words of encouragement and tips to help you on the road to recovery.
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Lyn Ross, L.M.E., is the founder and CEO of Institut’ DERMed Clinical Skincare, Med Spa and College of Advanced Aesthetics. A licensed master aesthetician, Ross is an accredited aesthetic instructor with over 40 years of experience in the field of aesthetics. Throughout her career, Ross has treated thousands of patients and has worked with the top plastic surgeons and dermatologists in Atlanta, Georgia. She has been committed to bridging the gap between aesthetics and medicine for over 30 years and continues to be instrumental in influencing the exploding medical spa industry with both her hands-on technical training and solid business experience.