Wellness Industry Pays Tribute to Sheila Cluff

The wellness industry mourns the loss one of its leaders, Sheila Cluff.

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Sheila Cluff, the owner and founder of renowned California-based destination spa, The Oaks at Ojai, has passed away.

Cluff was a passionate fitness and wellness enthusiast throughout her life: a school PE teacher, professional figure skater (a hobby she continued into her 80s), celebrity fitness instructor and a regular class teacher at Ojai.

A former ISPA Board Member, Cluff was honored with multiple awards over the years, including the Spa Hall of Fame Award from the Washington Spa Alliance and an ISPA Visionary Award.

Industry figure and Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) president Andrew Gibson recently paid tribute to Cluff. “It's with great sadness that we see the passing of Sheila Cluff," he said. "Sheila lived and breathed wellness.”

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