Raison d’Etre and Massage Around the World announces partnership

Spa Business Education, part of spa consultancy group Raison d’Etre, has announced a collaboration with massage training company Massage Around the World.

Massage Around the World courses will now be offered alongside existing online Spa Business Education programmes and courses.

Raison d’Etre said in a statement that the partnership was part of an objective to offer “affiliated online training courses to its students for further professional development”. 

The Spa Business Education offering includes a full spa management programme. 

There are also courses on topics such as leadership, spa finance, marketing, PR and social media, and group dynamics and conflict management. All Spa Business Education course and programmes are taught online. 

Massage Around the World offers both online and on-site training, working with spas, wellness centres and massage schools around the world. Courses offered range from Thai, Tibetan and ayurvedic massage, to Swedish massage and physiotherapy. 

The collaboration fuses the specialist massage expertise of Massage Around the World with the business focus of Spa Business Education.

Nikos Kouremenos, education and project manager at Raison d'Etre, said: “Many of our students are looking to acquire more knowledge on advanced massage treatments, offered by Massage Around The World. 

“Equally we know that they have students who would like to train in management skills. We therefore see this as the perfect cooperation.”

César Tejedor (above), chief executive and founder of Massage Around The World, said: “We really can complement each other’s educational offering. 

“I am very much looking forward to welcoming our new students, and being able to offer them a new range of courses more related to management and operational skills.”