Most spa and ﬁtness managers are aware of aromatherapy. But did you know that scent can be used in many other applications, and can have a positive effect on the behaviors and emotions of customers and staff?
Different areas of your ﬁtness facilities or spa have distinct, often subtle aromas; for most areas, these aromas are often accidental and unplanned. Have you considered the impact of these aromas on your customers, in the same way you would consider the décor, lighting and ambience of a particular space? Now, you can easily and affordably beneﬁt from the scientiﬁcally-proven scent technology to enhance the experience of your customers, not only by creating a positive, pleasurable ambience but also by using scents that specifically target the activity taking place.
- Certain scents can be used to energize and revitalize and have been shown to enhance ﬁtness training.
- Some scents increase alpha waves in the brain, which are associated with relaxation; ideal for yoga and meditation classes.
- Neutralizing scents can be used to clear rooms of body odors, food, damp, and cigarette smoke.
- Some smells can curb the appetite and make people eat less.