, Has Launched ShoptheSpaBiz, an On-Line Store Dedicated to Spa Industry Professionals, Partnering with Cengage Learning, the fastest growing spa business resource addressing the needs of spa industry professionals including, spa managers, spa directors, spa therapists and small spa business owners, has launched an on-line store.

New York, NY, November 21, 2008 --( announced today the launching of their new on-line store, ShoptheSpaBiz to the internet, featuring Cengage Learning’s educational materials, including books, DVD’s and CD’s.

Jo Halpert, Founder & CEO of, states “Our mission at is to assist spa professionals to succeed and grow in their careers and businesses by providing them with valuable educational tools to help them achieve their goals. We believe that education is one great key to success. Cengage Learning’s philosophy is in line with ours, so we are very proud and excited to partner with them. We look forward to partnering with others in the spa industry who also wish to educate and support spa professionals.”

With that focus in mind, the Shop at was born. Visitors to shop can browse by categories such as, facial books, facial DVD’s, massage books and spa business books and multimedia. A visitor can easily shop by brand as well, if they are looking for a particular company. Currently, ShoptheSpaBiz is offering approximately 50 titles from Cengage Learning. Topics covered in the shop’s offerings for spa technicians and students include facial and massage techniques, make-up artistry, hair removal techniques and spa equipment use, to name a few. Offerings for spa business professionals include topics such as spa business and financial strategies, spa marketing and spa management. The shop has educational offerings for virtually anyone in the spa industry that are very current for today’s spa issues. Any title would be an asset to a spa industry professional’s library.

Jo Halpert