Sofia Higgins
Founder/President
Sudatonic™ USA

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Testimonial by Cheryl B.
New To Sudatonic™
Life and Death, My Choice?
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Hello Friends,

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Welcome to not only a new year, but to a new decade!  And, as the old saying goes, Tempus Fugit, or "Time Flies" for here we are already in February with Spring just around the corner.

Sudatonic™ Infrared Therapy System is still growing in popularity despite the slow economy.  Sudatonic™ is now in many countries around the globe, such as Egypt, England, Europe, India, Kuwait, Russia and of course Canada and The United States of America.

I am spending ten days in Egypt this month to meet with new prospects and to do some training. I find it interesting that men as well as women all over the world are concerned about their health and appearance.

Product Ordering Changes Coming Soon!
Due to our expanding business, we are changing our product ordering policy and process so that ALL FUTURE ORDERS will be made on-line via the Sudatonic™ website; sudatonicusa.com. 

The new Sudatonic™ state-of-the-art shopping cart will help to make ordering on-line as simple as possible, and will also help to save on shipping costs as we will be using UPS Ground for most orders.

The new shopping cart system is almost complete, so be watching for our e-mail to announce the starting date for this exciting change.

My hope is that this year will be one of renewal and growth for all of us.
Please feel free to call or e-mail us with any questions you may have.

May you and your clients enjoy a life filled with good health and prosperity.
     
Sofia
                                
Sincerely,
Sofia Higgins
Founder/President
Sudatonic™ USA

Our Featured Spas

Testimonial For Sudatonic™  Body Wraps


By Cheryl Burnett, Owner of Chrysalis Spa


I have been using the Sudatonic™ Body Wraps on my clients for about a year now. When I first begun using the system I saw some fat weight loss but was not convinced that it worked well for everyone. Over the past summer I began to really focus on the outcome of the wraps for each client and realized the importance of preparation for the best results. As I began counseling each client to follow very specific instructions prior to having the wrap, I then began to see improvements in the results. Recently I hired a technician that is certified in Lymph Drainage. She has helped in the process of performing the "wrap" with a particular way to massage the creams into the flesh. Our results have been phenomenal ever since.

We average 2% fat loss (we have seen as much as 3.5% in one wrap) with each wrap which means that the client is dropping weight each time they receive the treatment. One of our recent clients has gone from 39% body fat down to 32% body fat, 15 pounds and 2 full dress sizes without exercise or dieting. She was also incorporating micro-current body treatments with the wrap for muscle toning. Her results were accomplished in about 4 weeks.  She is now getting "serious" about her fat loss and is beginning to diet and exercise. We expect her to accelerate the fat loss with the new involvement she is taking.

Another client over the summer went from a size 12 to a 6/7 in 2.5 months (27% body fat down to 21%). She followed a mild diet and exercise routine. She was also incorporating micro-current treatments with her wrap for muscle strengthening.

A more recent client lost 5 pounds with one wrap. The results came a few days after doing the wrap.  

The more we learn about how to approach using this incredible tool, the better our results. I'm now focusing most of my attention to the wrap in my advertising to bring clients into the spa. I love this system for my clients. No negative side effects and each person has more energy and general over-all feeling of being in a healthier state physically.

Cheryl Burnett
Chrysalis Spa
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-434-1308
 
 
"The evidence of God's presence far outweighs the proof of His absence." - Unknown


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Congratulations and Welcome to
The Sudatonic™ Family!


You've made an excellent choice in choosing The Sudatonic™ Infrared Therapy System, a product on the cutting edge of the health and wellness industry. You will find Sudatonic™ will sell itself as word gets out that you have this desirable system.

We look forward to serving you and getting to know you.

Contour Spa at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino............Plantation, FL
Serenity Day Spa...........................................................Lecanto, FL
La Bella Spa............................................................Merritt Island, FL
Microspa........................................................................ Apopka, FL
Digits Wellness Spa .........................................West Palm Beach, FL
Skincare by Fran................................................Lighthouse Point, FL
Doreena Brown.........................................................Lake Worth, FL
Rejuvenate at Jubilee Hills.......................................Lewisburg, TN
Cindy Cousineau............................................................Hoover, AL
Permanent Cosmetics by Chong.......................... Huntersville, NC
Wake Up Beautiful.........................................................Moscow, ID
Aspire Skin and Wellness Clinic.......................Spokane Valley, WA
Charlotte Parker .........................................................New York, NY
Beauty Thru Wellness.................................... Huntington Beach, CA
New Kingdom Beau................................................ Toluca Lake, CA
Etual...............................................................................Tarzana, CA
Elements................................................................Walnut Creek, CA
Les Cheveux Salon and Day Spa........................... Roanoke, VA
Renu Day Spa
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Deerfield, IL
Ego Belleza......................................................................Dallas, TX
Caleista Spa and Salon
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Odessa, TX
Mary Page Esthetics................................................... Hopkins, MN
Bella Kara Skincare...................................................... Portage, MI
Mirai Wellness............................................................. Brooklyn, NY

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COVERS THE ENTIRE USA SKIN CARE AND SPA MARKET
(2010 Miami Beach, Dallas)

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Phone: 305.673.7311

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May 16 -17, 2010  


SUDATONIC™ IN THE PRESS

Life and Death
Excerpts from "Dermascope" August 2009
by Kyle and Veronica Leatherwood



There is an ancient Biblical passage that states life and death are set before us, but we must choose what we want. The ancient writer recommends we should choose life. In the 21st century, we are again told we must choose life, but in a very different way. More and more people are now learning that to choose life, is to choose to detoxify. When you discuss detoxification, most people think you are talking about someone else's problem, or the alcoholics needing to detox. At Day Spring Wellness Center, we have been working with a number of different modalities of detoxification since 2001. We have seen some fads come and go, but we know what really works with our clients. There is an extreme statement that is used by some in the natural health, wellness and detoxification circles, "Detoxify of Die." At first this seems to be so dramatic, we totally dismiss it, as if it is the statement of a crazy man. But let's look at it and see if it is true.

Detoxify in simple terms means to get rid of toxins, chemicals, or waste products that are in the body that can cause sickness or disease. Every cell in the body needs to eat, breather, and eliminate its cellular waste. If the cell doesn't eat or get the proper nutrition that is required, then the cell will become diseased. Also, if the cell doesn't get enough oxygen or breathe, the fermentation process as well as other processes will start, so the cell can  become cancerous or diseased. Lastly, every cell must get rid of the cellular waste. If the cell does not eliminate the cellular waste products, then it will become diseased in some form.

For the sake of brevity for the space allowed in this newsletter, we will list the programs and treatments found by Day Spring Wellness Center to be the most important in detoxifying your body;

First:  Oxygen Saunas which pump oxygen to your cells. Not only do you sweat out toxins and get oxygen to the cells, but you also have single oxygen molecules bonding with toxins and chemicals in the body, so the body can rid itself of these undesired chemicals.
Second:  The reverse osmosis foot bath which through the process of reverse osmosis, removes toxins from the body and deposits them in the water.
Third:  Detoxify the kidney, liver, and gallbladder.
Fourth:  Detoxify the colon with a colon cleanse.
Fifth:  Detoxifying the body of harmful emotions through a process called CranioSacral Therapy.
Sixth:  Detox massages which encourage better exchange of nutrients at the cellular level and strengthens the immune system among other benefits.
There are several remaining modalities we use to help people become healthier and to detox. One is by using far infrared saunas. A second is to use a hair tissue analysis (hair mineral analysis) to identify toxins and unhealthy mineral ratios. But a really great one is the Sudatonic™ body wrap system utilizing essential oils and a far infrared blanket. With the Sudatonic™ body wrap system, it detoxifies the fat cells and actually changes the shape of the fat cells. Not only have we had clients lose five pounds and up to 30 combined inches in one session, it actually helps detoxify the body at a cellular level. In fact with a Sudatonic™ session, you also have almost the  benefits of a massage described above without actually having a massage.

Choose life, detoxify!

Kyle and Veronica Leatherwood
Day Spring Wellness Center
Garland, Texas
972-226-1235



INFRARED THERAPY
Work Horse and Money Maker
 by Donna Dodier
Excerpts from "DERMASCOPE MAGAZINE"
NOVEMBER 2009



Most aestheticians, day spa owners, and massage therapists will agree that finding a treatment that creates a new vein of profit all on its own is a difficult task. The investment has to be realistic in these economic times and the results have to be effective for the therapist to gain hight client retention. Today, clients are more discriminating with their money. It is the "look good, feel good" services that sell in our modern times of Dr. 90210. I personally stumbled upon such a treatment and now educate and teach therapists how to incorporate it into their business. It is the Infrared Body Treatment. No messy bandages, no wet rooms or showers needed, no tape measures... all you need is a treatment table.

What Exactly is FIR?
Far Infrared  Ray (FIR) energy is a part of the natural light spectrum of sunlight, minus the skin damaging UV, which is why NASA spacecraft have utilized this heat. In Asia and Europe, it has already revolutionized health and beauty products. FIR is a form of light energy from the sun. It falls within the same family of infrared rays in the light spectrum, but due to its longer wavelengths the human eye (just like ultraviolet rays) cannot see FIR. As a matter of fact, it is so safe that it is used to warm the bodies of babies in hospitals!

FIR has the ability to penetrate, refract, radiate, and reflect. When FIR penetrates through the skin to the subcutaneous tissues, it transforms from light energy into heat energy. The thermal effect within the deep layers of tissues cause blood vessels in capillaries to dilate, promoting better blood circulation, and the heat produced helps to get rid of body toxins and metabolic wastes through sweating.

In case of injury, heat stimulates vasodilation of peripheral blood vessels, bringing oxygen to joints and extremities, relaxation of stiff muscles, speeding the healing of sprains and strains.

   "We are very pleased with the outcome of the results on our
        customers. 
We only had one system for a few months, which
        caused a problem
(a good problem) because we were booked
       three weeks out in the first
two months. We finally had to get
another system in order to keep from
turning customers
                away."
        Anna Olan-Smith co-owner of Plano Texas Body Wrap Shop, LLC

Cost and Marketing
Typical treatment cost for client is $85 to $150. Investment for spa is typically $2500 to $3300 that many re-coop in a very short time. Especially when your client's cellulite looks smoother and tighter, the skin feels soft and toned, muscle aches and pains diminished, stretch marks less noticeable, and best of all their fat percent reading is lower and weight goes down. My clients see the scale and read the fat analyzer after the first treatment and say "sign me up for the package deal."

In closing, utilizing infrared technology can be very satisfying and amazingly profitable. Consumers are more an more health conscious and the baby boomer market wants "feel good, look good" treatments. It is also satisfying to the therapist to offer infrared because of the health benefits and facilitation of weight loss in a pampering fashion.

The latest in infrared technology can not only boost sales, but also offer remarkable means to a healthy detoxification. This in itself leads to health and well-being!


Donna Dodier-Licensed esthetician in New England and Florida,
Educator for Skin Care Schools, Published Writer and Lecturer on Wellness and Anti-Aging.


Ms. Dodier works both in conventional spas and med spas, educates students in skin care schools, travels the trade shows educating therapists, and is a frequent guest on Health Talk Radio.
Commonly Asked Questions
by Donna Dodier
Excerpts from "DERMASCOPE MAGAZINE"
NOVEMBER 2009

Q. How does infrared heat therapy control weight?
A. Perspiring is part of the complex thermoregulatory process of the body that increases the heart rate, cardiac output, and metabolic rate. The process requires a large amount of energy and reduces excess moisture, salt, and subcutaneous fat. Fat becomes water soluble at 110 degrees Fahrenheit and the body sweat out fats and toxins.

Q. How does infrared heat therapy provide the same effects of exercise?
A. The heart receives a workout similar to a six-mile run in a 20 to 30 minute FIR blanket session and the body perspires the same amount as a six-mile run. Infrared blankets are perfect for those that do not have time for regular exercise or suffer from injuries that inhibit rigorous activity.

Q. How does infrared heat therapy eliminate toxins?
A. Toxins such as sodium, alcohol, nicotine, cholesterol and carcinogenic, heavy metals (cadmium, lead, zinc, nickel), and mercury accumulate in the body during modern daily life. The body eliminates most toxins naturally by sweating but the process is sometimes too slow. Infrared heat therapy stimulates the sweat glands that cleanse and detoxify the skin. The FIR heat technology simply speeds up the body's natural process!

Q. How does infrared heat therapy improve the immune system?
A. Most illnesses are accompanied by a fever. During a fever, the body heats up to eliminate viruses and attack foreign agents. Often misunderstood, this rise temperature is a natural stage of the immune system's healing process and is one of the best ways to rid the body of chemicals and unwelcome visitors. The immune system weakens the hold of viruses and bacterial growth. FIR heat therapy induces an "artificial fever" by heating up the body, but without the pains of an illness. Subsequently, the body wards off invading organisms much more easily because the immune system is activated consistently by the "artificial fever." Recent studies also show that colds and flu-like illnesses are reduced dramatically if treated in the early stages with FIR heat therapy.

Q. How does infrared heat therapy reduce stress?
A. Infrared heat therapy loosens muscles and relaxes the body prior to a massage. Many massage therapists use infrared heat to provide more thorough and effective treatments.

Q. How does infrared heat therapy benefit skin?
A. Infrared heat improves circulation, expels dirt and chemicals, and removes dead cells on the surface of the skin. All of these benefits lead to a softer and firm complexion.

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by Andrea Pekarik Welch


 



Andrea Pekarik Welch, founder of Spalon Techniques has been providing spa and salon owners with valuable marketing information, sound business advice, and product training for over 15 years.  Specializing in body wraps/treatments and Microcurrent facial and body sculpting, she and her team of experts formed Spalon Techniques in 2007 as a way of helping other business owners flourish and prosper in a very competitive field.

In her quest to stay informed and up to date on all products and equipment related to the beauty industry, Andrea admits to being "poked, prodded, shocked, wrapped and slathered in goo" more times than she cares to remember. "It's all part of staying informed and knowing which products and services to recommend to my clients though," states Andrea. "Our goal is to take the guesswork and expense out of a salon or spa owner's need to stay competitive."

The newest business aide available through Spalon Techniques is a monthly e-newsletter service. Andrea points out, "It is vital for a business to keep in touch with their customers. The easiest and least expensive way to do this is through newsletters.  Staying connected, offering information and promoting yourself on a regular basis can increase your business by as much as 40 percent.  Unfortunately, so many business owners are either too busy or lack the knowledge and skills to compose and produce a monthly e-newsletter."

The Spalon e-Newsletter is filled with articles on Health, Beauty, Skin, Diet and Nutrition, Relationships, Family issues and other topics of interest to everyone. We will customize each newsletter with your logo and contact information, insert articles or photos you submit, ad store coupons and will help you to promote a service or product. The newsletters are sent out to your data base once a month to keep you connected and your customers informed.

If you would like more information about our newsletters or other services, please visit our website www.spalontechniques.com or call 800-366-1487 ext. 9714.



DaySpaVideos.com
by Sofia
Hello Everyone,

Have you ever desired a way to increase your business using the web, yet aren't sure how to attract more people to your site?  Perhaps you even have a video showcasing great treatments you offer, such as Sudatonic™.  Well, we have some great news for you! 

Sudatonic™ has sponsored the creation of a website for the sole purpose of showcasing your spas through on-line videos.  Participation is FREE, and the site which will be called DaySpaVideos.com, is scheduled to launch within the next few weeks.  


As a video sharing site, DaySpaVideos.com will make it easy to find a spa for those who are looking for one in their area, or who would like to find a spa near their vacation or travel destination.

So, get your videos ready!  Drop Paul Rhines an e-mail at: Owner@Video4SanDiego.com or call (760) 814-3255 if you are interested in participating, and be sure to mention Sudatonic™.  If you need help in creating a video for your spa, his company, Global Visibility Media Group, will be glad to help.


Sincerely,
Sofia Higgins
LRB-USA,Inc
Sudatonic™ System


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