SORGIVA

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What is Sorgiva?

Sorgiva is the wellness learning lab operated by the students and faculty of Apicius International School of Hospitality.  Sorgiva embodies the philosophy of Florence University of the Arts (FUA) of going beyond the classroom and integrating students in the Florence community through experiential learning. All of the projects and activities of Sorgiva are managed by the Fondazione di Partecipazione Palazzi - Florence Association for International Education, affiliated with FUA. Sorgiva represents the bridge between the FUA student body and the multicultural community of Florence.Sorgiva is the wellness learning lab operated by the students and faculty of Apicius International School of Hospitality.  Sorgiva embodies the philosophy of Florence University of the Arts (FUA) of going beyond the classroom and integrating students in the Florence community through experiential learning. All of the projects and activities of Sorgiva are managed by the Fondazione di Partecipazione Palazzi - Florence Association for International Education, affiliated with FUA. Sorgiva represents the bridge between the FUA student body and the multicultural community of Florence. The spa, located at the Palazzo dell’Ospitalità near the Duomo, is a creating learning lab that offers students the opportunity to manage and operate a successful spa. Students managing the spa gain invaluable professional learning experience while providing memorable experiences for customers. Sorgiva offers several spa therapies and beauty treatments including manicures, pedicures, and massages, combined with essential oils and natural ingredients to ensure a unique experience. The wellness center is designed to offer both hydrotherapy and treatments, it also features a hammam and a sauna.

 

 

Student Academic Involvement

Sorgiva is one of the pillars of Apicius academic activities and mission. Apicius reinterprets the concept of hospitality and tourism in the international destination of Florence, and firmly believes in the importance of a cultural approach to hospitality. Sorgiva is the heart of the spa management department and provides students with a professional and academic environment in which they can gain expertise in the areas of hospitality and wellness.

 

 

FUA Units for Wellness Treatments

 

Students, staff, and faculty may use FUA units at Sorgiva during service hours.

 

 

Get involved IN EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING!

Anyone who seeks a professionalizing experience can get involved as well. Through enrollment in Learn and Serve courses, team members may assist with the areas of operations and management. Learn and Serve is fully taught, supervised, and coordinated by instructors and offers the unique experience of professional integration and development for all individuals. Courses may be taken on a credit or non-credit basis.

 

 

Website

http://sorgivaflorence.it

 

  

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