Advocates of Safe Pedicures

         Welcome to the IPA: International Pedicure Association

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                     Toronto Spa Show 2014 

Left to right: Suzanne Foote - Executive Director, Gisela Hauer - Board member and Shernelle Farrokhi Tameh - member, volunteer

"Thank you so much for providing us with such great educational webinars. I find it all very fascinating and 
am so glad to be part of the IPA"  D.C., ON

"Being a member of the IPA that offers so much to its members, allows people like me who live in a very small community, feel less isolated from other professionals."  T.D., NS


The IPA is the only voluntary professional association of  its kind in the world focusing on pedicuring. 

The Association advocates safe pedicuring through education and support for our members. 

Benefits of Membership:

  • Members only section of website
  • Educational webinars and other opportunities
  • Photo gallery of foot conditions
  • Interesting articles
  • Salon safety guidelines
  • Discounts on Insurance
  • Members Business Directory
  • "Ask an Expert" feature
  • Message board
  • Discounts on products and tools
Good Resource Site for Foot Care Issues 
Dr. Mark Hinkes, DPM   
Get your questions answered here

The Benefits of Loyalty Programs
With the opening of so many new spas, loyalty programs are all the more important. Members can watch webinars pertinent to this topic in the Members Only section of the website.

Home Remedies for "Smelly" Shoes
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IPA News and Website Updates

  Thought for the day: don't just practice till you get it right, practice till you can't get it wrong!

World Book Day  - April 23rd.
Have you read the books suggested in the
books section?

NEW DATE:  Wednesday May 20, 2015  

Open Forum

An opportunity to looks at the IPA, discuss where we are going and to give your feedback and input

If you are not a member and would like a special invitation to these webinars, email 

 Our free webinars are presented by industry experts and  educators.  Topics include Infection Control, Sanitation and  Hygiene, New    techniques and products for managing conditions,  How to use guides, etc.  We also include business webinars which  are designed to  help you to grow your business. Prospective  members are welcome to attend one seminar prior to joining the  association.

 On-line Live Infection Control Class
                   Next class June 14 - 15, 2015
   Contact NASP directly for more information and to  register               1-855-622-6277.   Certificate issued on successful completion.  
 Open to anyone.   IPA members receive 10% discount

ISPA statistic - last year 47% of the US spa population were males! This is an excellent group to target for your pedicure business to  grow.

Membership Registration is available under the Membership, and  Levels of Membership 
tabs at the top of the page.
      For renewals or inquiries please call the office at:
1-866-326-7573 Please note, you cannot make payment online,  this needs to be done over the phone.

Advanced Education Partners:
   NASP - North American School of Podology (CMP                          advanced pedicures)
   Medinail Learning Center (Medical Nail Technician)
   The Academy of Nail Design (natural nail specialist) 

                            Basic Education - USA 

                Basic Education - International, Online
                         The Academy of Nail Design
To speak to a member of the team dial 1-866-326-7573 (10 AM to 10 PM Eastern time)

To contact us via email, send email to

To send a FAX: 1-866-331-9544

Head Office - Canada:  International Pedicure Association, 1 Westside Drive, Unit #12, Toronto, Ontario, M9C 1B2, Canada.

Sub Office - USA: International Pedicure Association, 4450 Witmer Industrial Estates Unit 2, Niagara Falls NY 14305, U.S.A.
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