Bio

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Rona Berg is the Editor-in-Chief of Organic Spa Magazine, the premier national consumer eco-lifestyle magazine in America today, and the OrganicSpaMagazine.com website. She sits on the Advisory Board of SHAPE Magazine, for her expertise in health and wellness, and is an Advisory Board Chair for the Personal Care Committee of the non-profit Green Spa Network, where she advises personal-care brands and spas on how to become greener and more sustainable.

Berg is an internationally renowned wellness and green lifestyle expert, journalist, and bestselling author of Beauty: The New Basics and Fast Beauty: 1000 Quick Fixes (Workman Publishing). The former Editorial Director of ELLE and Deputy Style Editor for the New York Times Magazine, she has covered international spa trends for Real Simple, holistic spa treatments for SELF and massage for O: The Oprah Magazine. Her observations on beauty, wellness, food and travel have also appeared in Vogue, Health, InStyle, Fitness, Ladies Home Journal, Luxury Spa Finder, The New York Times Book Review, ELLE, The New York Post, and many more.

Berg has been a featured speaker at the International Spa Association Conference (ISPA), the Green Spa Network Congress, the American Spa Expo, the Health and Beauty Expo, the Inside Beauty Show, the Global Green Expo, Green Festival, and served as a judge for the Green Spa Network Sustainability Awards, a brand award judge for Green Fest NYC and more.

She has been quoted for her expertise in New York Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Glamour, Redbook, Swedish ELLE, The Daily Mail, Singapore Financial Times, Town & Country, Good Housekeeping, CosmoGirl, Working Mother, Reader’s Digest and more.

Berg travels the globe dispensing eco-friendly tips along the way. She has made hundreds of appearances on radio and television shows across the U.S., including The Today Show, Martha Stewart Living and Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @RonaBerg.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS

Advisory Board, Health & Wellness, SHAPE Magazine, 2015-present
Charter Advisory Board Member, Nutritional Aesthetics Alliance, 2015-present
Green Spa Network Sustainability Leadership Award, 2015
AOL Wellness Coach, 2006-2012 Selected to join panel of experts and offer wellness tips to AOL members

 

BOARDS & NONPROFITS

Advisory Board Chair, Green Spa Network, 2011-present
Executive Board Member, Project Cicero, 2001-2013
In-Kind Committee Member, Room to Grow, 2009-2013