GSN Planet Introduces Sustainable Spa Practitioner Course, Now Available on Website

June 5, 2023 – GSN Planet is thrilled to announce the launch of the Sustainable Spa Practitioner course. This comprehensive course is now accessible on the GSN Planet website, providing wellness practitioners with the essential knowledge and tools to implement sustainable practices within their establishments.

Developed by Charné le Roux, founder of Greenspa.Africa and GSN Planet Board Director chairing the Sustainability Committee, the Sustainable Spa Practitioner course focuses on water, energy, and waste management and reduction practices. In addition, participants will delve into crucial topics such as creating a healthy and toxic-free spa environment, selecting the best green spa equipment and products, and more.

The Sustainable Spa Practitioner course is designed as a short course available on the GSN Planet website. Participants will gain internationally accredited training in sustainable business practices and treatment choices, benefiting both the industry and their clients. By implementing these practices, wellness practitioners can contribute to the preservation of our communities and the natural environment.

Combining theoretical materials with a practical workshop, the Sustainable Spa Practitioner course spans four levels, offering 11 hours of comprehensive instruction. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will undergo an assessment and receive a certificate of completion. The course materials include the esteemed Greenspa Guide as a textbook, a license to utilize the GSN Greenspa Calculator software as an auditing tool, and template sustainability policies and reports.

“As sustainability continues to be a top priority within the industry, we are excited to offer the Sustainable Spa Practitioner course as a valuable resource for professionals seeking to enhance their expertise in environmentally conscious spa management,” said Maggy Dunphy, Board President for GSN Planet. “By equipping wellness practitioners with the necessary knowledge and tools, we aim to drive positive change and foster a sustainable future for the spa industry.”

To enroll in the Sustainable Spa Practitioner course and learn more about GSN Planet’s initiatives, please visit


About GSNPlanet:
GSNPlanet is a 501(c) 6 nonprofit trade association serving the spa industry in support of action for a sustainable future.Their mission is to promote the vital connections between personal wellbeing, economic sustainability and the health of our planet. Through networking, education, and best practices developed with a membership of the nation’s most innovative green spas, GSN is a resource for vital people building a vital planet. 


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