The Vail Athletic Club taps Mary Gunderson as its new director of club & spa |

The Vail Athletic Club taps Mary Gunderson as its new director of club & spa

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Mary Gunderson graduated from Illinois State University and has worked at Vail Valley spas and athletic clubs for a number of years.
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Mary Gunderson is the new director of club & spa at Vail Athletic Club & Spa.

Gunderson has been a Vail Valley spa leader for more than 20 years. She most recently served as spa director at Four Seasons Vail, and previously served as spa director at Allegria Spa in Beaver Creek. She is a graduate of Illinois State University.

“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.”

Vail Athletic Club is an 18,000 square foot fitness center in the heart of Vail Village. Fitness offerings include Peloton bikes, a full cardio suite and comprehensive strength equipment. It boasts more than 50 group fitness classes each week, including yoga, meditation, Pilates, barre, TRX and belay certification classes. 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.

In addition to state-of-the-art training facilities, the spa at the Vail Athletic Club has 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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