Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa has expanded its presence in Ontario with the opening of a new spa in Guelph. Situated at 17 Woodlawn Road West, the Guelph location marks the first spa for local entrepreneurs Layton and Erin Phillips, a father-daughter duo deeply rooted in the community.
The Phillips family, with five generations of ties to Guelph, plans to introduce three additional Hand & Stone spas in the area, including locations in Waterloo, Kitchener, and Cambridge, set to open within the next year. Leveraging their experience as multi-unit franchisees at Bulk Barn, Canada’s largest bulk food retailer, Erin and Layton aim to provide high-end wellness services to their community through Hand & Stone. Hand & Stone, a leading premium massage and facial spa franchise, is celebrated for its commitment to offering top-notch wellness services.
The Guelph location adds to the brand’s extensive network, providing professional massage services such as Swedish, Himalayan Salt, Sports, Deep Tissue, Oncology, and Prenatal massages. The spa also offers signature treatments like the hot stone massage and facial and hair removal services tailored to individual needs or skin concerns for women, men, and teens.
In alignment with Hand & Stone’s commitment to innovation, the Guelph spa incorporates advanced skincare and spa services, utilizing cutting-edge technologies to enhance guests’ overall experience. These advanced services include Decompression Therapy massage, NuFACE microcurrent facial, Percussive Therapy massage, LED Phototherapy facial, Muscle Soothing Treatments, Cold Stone Facial Treatments, Oxygeneo Facial, and partnerships with award-winning skincare lines like Dermalogica® and ClarityRX. All services at Hand & Stone are delivered by experienced Certified Estheticians and Registered Massage Therapists, ensuring a high level of expertise at each location.
The brand prioritizes guest experience through comprehensive training and ongoing education resources for its staff, creating an environment that is tranquil, relaxing, and comfortable. To celebrate the opening of the Guelph Spa, guests can take advantage of pre-opening promotional offers, including member-priced gift cards for massages or facials. Additionally, those purchasing the pre-opening lifestyle membership will receive 1000 member points, a free massage or facial, and deferred payment until the spa officially opens.
The Guelph Hand & Stone Spa operates Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about Hand & Stone’s massage and facial services or to schedule an appointment, interested individuals can call 548-761-5371 or visit https://handandstone.ca/locations/guelph/. As
Hand & Stone continues to expand, the brand is actively seeking qualified franchisee candidates to further its growth in markets across Canada. Individuals interested in franchising opportunities with Hand & Stone can find more information at https://www.handandstonemassagefranchise.ca/.
About Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa
Hand & Stone stands at the forefront of the spa industry as a premier massage and facial spa franchise, boasting an extensive network of nearly 560 locations across the United States and Canada. Since its establishment in 2004, the brand has been unwaveringly dedicated to delivering affordable luxury spa services accessible to all. Recognized as the No. 1 spa franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine in 2023, 2021, and 2020, Hand & Stone has consistently secured its position as an industry leader. Additionally, the brand has been acknowledged on Forbes’ prestigious Best Franchises to Buy list, ranking No. 8 in the high investment category. This recognition underscores Hand & Stone’s commitment to quality, innovation, and sustained growth within the competitive spa franchise landscape.
At Hand & Stone, services are thoughtfully crafted to cater to the diverse needs of women, men, and teens, offering personalized solutions for individual skincare concerns. The brand has become synonymous with providing a luxurious and accessible spa experience that goes beyond mere indulgence. As part of its ongoing commitment to expansion and providing franchise opportunities, Hand & Stone invites aspiring entrepreneurs to explore the possibilities of joining its successful network. For those interested in venturing into the spa industry and becoming part of a proven franchise system, Hand & Stone offers a pathway to business ownership in a thriving market.
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