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Alice Bergendorff Named Spa and Wellness Director for Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
Spa & Wellness Center in San Luis Obispo, California

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (January 16, 2008) – Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort welcomes Alice Bergendorff as Spa and Wellness Director for its renowned Spa & Wellness Center. Bergendorff, who officially joined the San Luis Obispo, CA retreat resort in late 2007, brings with her years of accomplishments in the spa industry. 

Bergendorff will be directing all aspects of the Sycamore Spa & Wellness Center in her new position. The Center currently offers a variety of therapeutic massages and aesthetic face and body treatments, as well as natural hot mineral spring tubs and a spa retail store.
“Alice is a well-rounded, respected and experienced professional, committed to making a significant contribution in the spa industry,” said Roger Wrightman, general manager of Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort. “She brings an accomplished portfolio with over ten years experience in the health and wellness industry.”
Bergendorff was awarded “Spa Director of the Year” by the Las Vegas Spa Association in 2006 for her outstanding contribution to the spa industry and her community.  
Prior to joining Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, Bergendorff held various spa-related positions at Canyon Ranch SpaClub at the Venetian Resort, Harrah's Corporation at the Imperial Palace Hotel and Steiner Leisure's Elemis Spa at Planet Hollywood, all in Las Vegas, NV; KSL Resort at Hotel de Coronado in Coronado, CA; and LSI ClubSport - Green Valley in Henderson, NV. 
She is a National Board Certified Licensed Massage Therapist and graduated with a B.A. in Health Psychology from California State University, Long Beach.    
“The spa industry is a 34 billion dollar business and growing,” Bergendorff said. “Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort has 116 acres of possibilities for both the resort destination spa traveler and the local consumer.”
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort rests atop hot mineral springs and spans more than 100 acres of forest, hills and meadows in San Luis Obispo. It features secluded hillside mineral springs tubs, a labyrinth, meditation gardens, a renowned wellness center, a pool, and a gourmet restaurant. Moments away from the ocean, award-winning wineries, golf courses, Hearst Castle, and many charming Central Coast towns, it offers guests an exceptional opportunity to restore the spirit, nourish the mind and heal the body. The resort is located at 1215 Avila Beach Drive in San Luis Obispo, on the road to Avila Beach.  


Charles Crellin 
(805) 544-4444


Also See: Long Time Owners, Russ and Carole Kiessig, Sell the Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Avila Valley Inn for $25 million / April 2003


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