Expanding Spa’s Horizon

At ASTECC we believe the single most important component of a spa visit is the quality and integrity of the experience itself.

One guest at a time, our clients are changing the way people think about spa. We work with architects and designers to ensure compatibility of layout and programs. We specialize in ideas, concept, program development and the training of practitioners and associates. Our portfolio includes some of North America’s most innovative and successful spas.


Functionality extends beyond traffic flow. Beginning with the end in mind we work with architectural and design teams to ensure optimal use of space in shaping an environment which supports the spirit and promise of your spa’s intentions.


We specialize in developing customized programs that drive revenue, build clientele and tell your story. Serving as operational cornerstones, we understand the critical role quality programs play in attracting and retaining clientele and personnel.


Expertise and enthusiasm play key roles in determining the quality of the guest experience. Focusing on guest relations and program communication, we foster the skills that naturally engage both novice and savvy spa goer.


Grand Del Mar


A sublime experience of relaxed, restorative wellness, the award winning Forbes Five Star property reflects the beauty, grace and culture of its Renaissance styled environment. Nestled into the tranquil natural beauty of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve – a 4,100-acre San Diego landmark – The Spa at Grand Del Mar is beautifully appointed and compliments perfectly the elegance and sophistication of the Grand Del Mar hotel and resort.

ASTECC’s Anne Bramham created the spa programs and provides ongoing training and consulting services for the property.

World Spa Award 2016 

Category: Best Resort Spa of the Year
Region: North & South America  



Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Southern California property opened in 2002 and was awarded the first ever Mobil ( Forbes) five star Spa award in 2004. In 2012 and 2013 Spa Montage was recipient of the esteemed World Spa Award as the Best Hotel & Resort Spa in North America.

ASTECC founder Anne Bramham developed the spa’s menu including Montage’s Signature ‘Surrender’ experience (recently renamed ‘Elements of Wellness’) and oversaw the hiring and training of the opening team of therapists, estheticians and FOH. The property currently employs two in-house ASTECC instructors who oversee ASTECC training in Laguna Beach and other Montage properties.

World Spa Award 2012 & 2013
Category: Best Hotel Spa of the Year
Region: North & South America  



Located in the heart of Los Angeles’ celebrated Golden Triangle and inspired by the Spanish colonial architecture of historic Beverly Hills, the 20,000 square foot Beverly Hills spa serves as an urban oasis for residents, business travelers and tourists alike.

ASTECC’s Anne Bramham created the spa’s celebrated ‘orchard’ theme and treatment menu and served as a pre-opening PR spokesperson. ASTECC provides ongoing in-house training. 

Ritz Carlton


Overlooking the white sand beaches of Florida’s Gulf waters, the elegant and expansive Forbes Five Star spa covers three stories and 51,000 square feet.

On board pre-opening, ASTECC assisted with design layout, program development, menu creation and the hiring and training of the opening team. ASTECC continues to provide ongoing training and support.

The Spa At Terranea


Perched on the Peninsula of Palos Verdes and spanning over 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, this casually elegant oceanfront spa contains 25 treatment rooms and has been named one of the “Top 5 Hotel Spas in the Continental United States” by Travel and Leisure Magazine. Working with architects and designers, ASTECC’s Anne Bramham  developed the spa’s story line, sourced equipment, created the spa menu and trained Terranea’s opening team of practitioners., sourced equipment, created the spa menu and trained Terranea’s opening team of practitioners.

Travel + Leisure 2014: World’s Best Award



Inspired by the expansive alpine terrain the 35,000-square-foot retreat features outdoor hot tub experiences and therapeutic treatments using local healing ingredients ( ‘The Mountain Medicine Bag’). The spa’s spacious Serenity Suite, an ideal venue for couples experiences, features wide windows and sweeping views of Deer Valley.

The popular Elements of Wellness program based on the ASTECC therapy curriculum, includes a personal consultation to generate a highly individualized approach to the art and science of spa treatment.

Sandpearl Resort


A tranquil oasis designed to evoke the relaxed beach culture of Florida’s Gulf Coast, The Spa at Sandpearl has been recognized by Conde’ Nast Traveler as one of the Top Five Resort Spas in North America.

Contracted pre opening, ASTECC was instrumental in all aspects of development including design, layout and equipment sourcing. Anne Bramham created the spa menu and lifestyle programs and oversaw the hiring and training of spa associates.

Rancho La Valencia


A perennial Forbes Five Star property and hand selected by Organic Spa Magazine as the Best New Wellness Program of 2017,  ASTECC provides ongoing NCBTMB approved training and consulting support.

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