Bonjour Friends & Family 😉
Here is a little history of the 10 years we have been open. In October 2012 we started to contract the buildup of SPA De PARIS from the ground and after all the dealings with contractors and city permits finally, we opened the SPA on the First ofMay2013.
At the end of 2015 we were doing amazing and decided to open a Hair salon next door to us Christian was against investing his time and money to make it happen, but I thought it would be good to offer more services for our clients so we opened the Salon in May of 2016. It was nice but keeping the staff on that side was more difficult, and I figured out we were losing quality trying to run two sides, So I had to look at why I built the small Spa in the first place. A few years later we decided to sell the Salon. We didn’t recover our loss, but we felt it was easier for someone to run the Salon with cosmetology experience.
Finally, "The little Paris in San Antonio. TX” was back on track as the friends and family oriented for quality and safety over quantity like Mega chain and other SPAS are doing.
First of the year 2020 we were doing great Christian went to France to spend time with his mother and the COVID pandemic appeared where Christian had to come back in emergency or stay in France for an indefinite time. Anyway, we were shut down for over two months and reopened part time with the TDLR safety with a small staff trying to figure out how to stay in business and we did 😉
2020 was a more difficult year, about the same as 2016 to 2018 with the Hair Salon. We made it through 2020 and survived. A lesson we learned is that today you can have something and tomorrow you can lose everything, but the best is to think positive and continue to achieve your goals.
2021 was a great year as a lot of people were starting to come back out and realized how important having massage was. Also, it was due in part to the consistency of being there for our clients and friends.
Our clients and our technicians are treated like friends and family now and since the daywe opened SPA De PARIS in 2013.
Over the years we have earned over two hundreds of FIVE STARS amazing personal reviews in Yelp, Google, Facebook, and others… we have more useful reviews than any other businesses can claim. Unfortunately, we have a few 1/2/3 STAR reviews, but I make sure to answer everyone very honestly of these ugly reviews and try and resolve any problem before posting an answer in the end people find them (the1/2/3 Star) ridiculous and funny 😉
In 2019 we became Exclusive SPA of SOTHYS PARIS skincare products from FRANCE and we are today the only Small SPA in San Antonio offering this amazing skincare you will see amazing results in the first few months you are using it consistently. SOTHIS PARIS has an amazing history and back story you can see on our website.
June 2022, we decided to stop selling gift cards after to many years of treat of to many did not use them in the time mater of expiration and was the best things, we did to keep quality over quantity and money.
Since we opened the SPA, we have also become One of the best Hottest SPAS for Couples Massage with our Far Infrared Sauna providing the best Hot Date Ever with the most reasonable pricing Apple for Apple.
YES, when it comes to Apple for Apple no one can offer what we offer for our price since2013. We also offer a birthday discount for the week of your birthday, a larger discount than most spas, again another way to let our clients know they are special.
The best of all is that we are all about quality and safety not about money and quantity as we are not A Mega Kmart SPA like an IN & OUT SPA like most of the SPAs in the USA.
It has been an amazing experience owning this little Spa for the last 10 years. We couldn’t have done it without the amazing clients we have had supporting us all these years.
Like many businesses all our expenses have risen since the pandemic and a lot with inflation, but we have been keeping all our prices and discounts the same since 2017. Yes, we got hammered good but did not feel was right to hammer our clientele like many businesses have done it past 3 years.
Also, many businesses are starting to charge clients 3% to 4% on top when they use a credit card instead of cash, we will not do that the price you pay is the price you pay without any added charges.
We will always be.
"The Little Paris in San Antonio, TX"
Au revoir et a bientôt 😉
Connie L Cooper
Very Proud Small Business Owner & Massage Therapist Instructor of Spa De Paris.