BANA Promotes World Bathing Day – June 22, 2018

At Australia’s Peninsula Hot Springs, a full day of storytelling and bathing activities will begin with a spiritual sunrise ceremony at the Hilltop Pool photo: Peninsula Hot Springs The first -ever World Bathing Day – an international celebration… Read More

BANA Annual Meeting in Glenwood Springs

BANA Annual Meeting in Glenwood Springs Balneology Association of North America (BANA) convened in Glenwood Springs, Colorado for its third annual business meeting. The nonprofit organization Board Members gathered with local community leaders, including BANA member, Kjell Mitchell,… Read More

BANA is moving right along!

The Balneology Association of North America (BANA) will meet for our 2015 annual meeting in Colorado, USA.  We are reviewing regions for our upcoming map of North America mineral water sites, developing our programs and touring Glenwood Hot… Read More

Calistoga Tribune: Group Forming to Reaffirm Healing Waters

“Group forming to reaffirm healing waters urge research and education on mineral waters use.” [March 2012] The Calistoga Tribune discusses Balneology and the creation of BANA in their Mud City Weekender. Although the practice of “taking the waters” has been… Read More

BANA Periodical #1

The BANA periodical provides in-depth discussions and information on Balneology in North America. Articles from the first periodical were written by several BANA Board Members and feature both an introduction to Balneology, an overview of some of the… Read More

Insiders Guide to Spas

In Praise of Balneology: New Periodical Debuts — Mary Bemis If you’d like to learn about the basics of  balneology, “the study of therapeutic bathing and medicinal springs,” you’ll be pleased to discover the premier issue of BANA… Read More

Recognizing Hot Springs Health Benefits in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

Originally posted on Sierra County New Mexico’s tourism website. Balneology is used for numerous health benefits. Maintaining wellness is the primary goal; mineral waters revitalize the skin, calm nerves, detoxify the body system and refresh oxygen levels. For… Read More