Our vision is to guide awareness to cultural best practices of balneological experiences for health, wellness and therapeutics in natural mineral waters.

Balneology Association of North America:

  • Presents Educational materials for water stewards, soakers, investors and scientists that serve and benefit from the responsible use of natural mineral water for wellness and healing.
  • Provides information of Best Practices for sustaining and promoting wellness benefits 
  • Conducts Research to help water stewards and members of the water industry deepen their understanding o the health and wellness potential of their waters.

Balneo is a latin term for “the bath”…

Balneology is the study of the arts, sciences and cultures of natural mineral waters drinking, soaking baths, steams and inhalations for health, wellness and therapeutic benefits. 

Taking the waters at site specific locations include all the benefits measured by the following:
Balneology encompasses site-specific analyses and clarifications of natural mineral water sources including their local and regional geography, mineralogy and chemistry, bio-molecular nature and structural forms, climates and seasons.

BANA invites cooperation and collaboration between water-centered private and public groups, communities and institutions. 

Meet the BANA Board Members

Janet Abbott
Jonathan Paul De Vierville, PHD MSSW
Marcus Coplin, ND
Chris Devlin FNP, EdS
David Erlich
Nancy Welliver, ND


National Call: 3-4 CST
    • September 25, 2019 | What Are Your Best Practices- Cultural and Signature Applications
    • October 23, 2019 |  What Are Your Stories of/for Healing?
    • November 27, 2019 | Recap from HSC Conference

Monday, November 04, 2019

Palm Springs & Desert Hot Springs.

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