Vail, Colo. (Oct. 18, 2019) – East West Hospitality is pleased to announce that Mary Gunderson is now serving as the Director of Club & Spa at the Vail Athletic Club & Spa, the 18,000 square foot fitness center & award-winning spa located inside the Vail Mountain Lodge.

Gunderson has been a Vail Valley spa leader for more than 20 years. She most recently served as the Spa Director at the Four Seasons Vail. A graduate of Illinois State University, Gunderson previously served as the Spa Director at the Allegria Spa at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa.

“Mary is highly respected in the spa industry and we are thrilled to have her leading the team at the Vail Athletic Club,” said Gaye Steinke, Vice President of Spa & Wellness for East West Hospitality. “The Vail Athletic Club offers a variety of unique spa treatments and an extensive schedule of special wellness events, including meditation and yoga workshops.”

The Vail Athletic Club is an 18,000 square foot fitness center located in the heart of the Vail Village. Extensive fitness offerings include Peloton bikes, a full cardio suite and comprehensive strength equipment. The VAC boasts more than 50 group fitness classes each week, including yoga, meditation, Pilates, barre, TRX and belay certification classes. The Vail Athletic Club is home to Vail’s only public indoor climbing wall, plus the solarium relaxation room, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, sauna and steam room.

For more than 30 years, the Spa at the Vail Athletic Club has offered an extensive menu of healing treatments, including massage and body treatments, plus medical-grade facials using Diamondtome microdermabrasion and Dermaplaning. All products used in the spa are organic, bio-dynamically grown, plant-based, or handcrafted in Colorado. Signature treatments include the High Altitude Recovery Treatment, which features a massage using altitude adjustment essential oils and a tonic of Cellfood that assists with hydration uptake and oxygenating the blood.

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