Bonnie Baker: A Leader in Wellness and Sustainability
In 2018, American Spa magazine honored Bonnie Baker as Environmental Leader of the Year.
*Bonnie Baker*, an influential figure in the wellness and sustainability industry, has made an enduring impact on the world of spas and the promotion of eco-friendly practices. Through her rich experience and achievements, Bonnie has demonstrated her dedication to raising the standards of wellness and environmental responsibility.
With a career spanning decades, Bonnie has worked with some of the leading spa companies and award-winning properties worldwide. Her contributions at iconic locations like Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, and renowned destinations such as Tabacón Thermal Springs in Costa Rica and Chablé Resort in Mexico have established her as an authority in the industry.
As a founding partner of *Satteva Spa & Wellness Concepts*, a Mexican company specializing in consultancy, product distribution, and wellness experiences, Bonnie has paved the way for innovation and sustainability in the wellness industry.
One of the most noteworthy aspects of her career is her role as the President of the **Red Green Spa** (2018 – 2020) and her membership in the Hot Springs Task Force and Wellness Tourism Initiative of the **Global Wellness Institute**. Through these roles, Bonnie has spearheaded initiatives to promote sustainable practices and environmental responsibility in the global wellness industry.
Her unwavering dedication to the environment and sustainability is reflected in her selection as the **Environmental Leader of the Year for 2018** by American Spa magazine. This recognition is a testament to her passion and efforts in advocating for eco-friendly and sustainable practices in the wellness industry.
Residing in **San Miguel de Allende, Mexico**, Bonnie successfully operated *IRIS Spa* at Hotel Dos Casas, a wellness oasis embodying her values of connecting with nature and promoting holistic health. She also developed and placed on the map the Spa at Hacienda El Santuario, a boutique hotel selected by Condé Nast Traveller magazine as one of the top 10 best hotels in Mexico in 2022.
Furthermore, her commitment to education and the community led her to establish a **Center for Learning and Biodynamic Family Farm**, where she offers training and wellness programs for all ages, fostering healing environments and a deep connection with nature.
Bonnie’s extensive academic and professional background includes a degree in anthropology and licenses in therapeutic massage, esthetics, and yoga instruction. This solid foundation has allowed her to lead in the field of wellness and sustainability with profound and practical knowledge.
She has worked diligently to forge valuable partnerships and associations with some of the leading wellness organizations worldwide. Her dedication to wellness, sustainability, and the promotion of wellness travel experiences reflects her unwavering commitment to advancing wellness worldwide.