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We educate Spa Principles and Professionals on
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Course #1 - Spa Start Up, Management & Operations - $1,195 CAD

For Spa Start Ups and developing Professionals. This Spa Management course will give you the practical skills to build a lean, high performance spa business model. More Information...

Course #2 - Spa Management & Operations - $995 CAD

For Spa Principles and developing Professionals. Learn how to minimize tough business challenges with creative thinking and a sensible, strategic approach. More Information...

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Who we are

We are Global Leaders in Online Spa Management Education. Spas2b draws on the experience of it’s President, Leslie Lyon.

 

With our CIBTAC Endorsement of quality assurance for the best training, and Spas2b's established reputation in over 60 countries around the globe, you, your customers, your students and staff can feel secure in knowing your Spa Management credentials are recognized as being among the highest business standards in the world; tailored to provide for the requirements of the international industry.

 

If you don't require certification, but are looking for premium industry-specific resource materials, we have a business library full of education and training tools available in Shop Spas2b.  And Leslie's SpaEd Blog will be sure to provide answers and options to many of your day to day business challenges.

The Spas2b world wide professional spa community continues to grow; and is now present in over 60 countries around the world.  Join us today, and see how our proven spa standards of practice can position, strengthen and grow both your business and your career.

About Leslie Lyon 

Leslie has evolved with the Health and Beauty Industry for more than 30 years, participating in many aspects of the spa trade, including Cosmetologist, Esthetician, Spa Director; Spa Manager and Business Owner.

1980, Leslie began as a Cosmetologist.

1983, Leslie went on to achieve her Diploma in Esthetics and Electrology. 

1984 her career moved quickly from Spa Service Professional to Spa Director and Lead Project Manager, when she was hired to head up the conversion of a 4,000 square foot ice skating rink inside a well-known Resort Hotel, into a 22 room, full-service Health Spa & Hair Salon.  Working alongside Linda Reeves of House & Home Magazine, the spa was beautifully modeled after the popular hydrotherapy spas common in Florida at the time, and thrived in business for 25 years until the hotel's demolition in 2009.   

1986, Leslie started up Lyonshare Consulting, a Spa Consulting company specializing in Spa Start Ups and Spa Directors.

2003, Lyonshare Consulting was expanded to include a strong focus on Spa Management Education, in addition to Spa Consulting.

2005, Lyonshare Consulting became Spas2b Inc.  This advancement into Spa Management Education and Training has resulted in a large following of spa professionals from some of the most prestigious spas around the world, who run their businesses based on the Spas2b Inc. proven Spa Business Standards of Practice.

2011, Spas2b Inc. was recognized in 50 countries around the world, and has since expanded into over 60 countries, and growing.

2012, Spas2b Inc. received CIBTAC Endorsement and was awarded Continuing Educational Units (CEUs) in 7 provinces across Canada.

2014, Spas2b launches their New Edition Online Spa Management Courses

Today, Leslie enjoys her life and professions as a wife; mother; International Educator, Speaker, Published Columnist, Business Blogger; and Freelance Writer.

Leslie's articles and blogs have appeared in prominent industry publications such as: DaySpa Magazine; Skin Inc.; Spa Canada; American Spa/Spa Trade; Universal Companies; The Industry Source; 4Hoteliers, and numerous others. 

Leslie speaks throughout North America for leading Associations, Trade Events, and Business Enterprises, including ISPA; IECSC; DSA; ESI; LSC; IPA; Universal Companies; Society of Cosmetic Chemists; Premier Spas of Ontario; and Registered Massage Therapists Association.

Leslie is also an Adviser for numerous Committees and Associations throughout North America, including: Board Adviser for International Pedicure Association (IPA); Association Member and Task Force Committee Member for International Spa Association (ISPA); Education Committee Member for Leading Spas of Canada (LSC); Esthetics Committee Member for the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC); and Volunteer Adviser for the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO).

On a more personal note... 

Leslie sponsors a "sister" through the Women for Women organization.  As a sponsor, Leslie is helping a women survivor of war rise above overwhelming obstacles, and build a new life for herself and her family. This sponsorship not only allows Leslie and her sister to communicate, but also enables her sister to enroll in a life-changing program through the Women for Women organization, and gives her access to the tools she needs to improve her life.  You too can sponsor a woman survivor of war, or simply send your well wishes in an online note, and let them know they are not forgotten.  Send your note HERE.