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SALT Chamber Installs Two Unique Salt Room Concepts At The Spa at PGA National Resort

Industry Leader Partners with Venus Williams’ V Starr for Interior Design of the Salt Rooms

Boca Raton, FL – As part of the stunning $140 million transformation of PGA National Resort, SALT Chamber, pioneers in the salt therapy industry and innovators in products, equipment, and décor, has designed, built, and installed two dry salt therapy rooms at the expansive 40,000-square-foot Spa at PGA National.

SALT Chamber, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, partnered with Venus Williams’ V Starr, an award-winning Palm Beach interior design firm, to design two very unique salt therapy rooms, one for a more private experience and the other for a small-group experience.

Salt therapy is the fastest-growing service in the spa and wellness industry. According to the Salt Therapy Association, spending time in a salt therapy environment may help cleanse the respiratory system, improve lung function, boost the immune system, and enhance mental wellness.

Over the past few years, there has been a significant increase in self-care practices as more people become educated and aware of emerging evidence-based modalities like salt therapy that are particularly focused on respiratory wellness. Respiratory health and hygiene are the focus of several new studies that correlate respiratory wellness to the quality and longevity of life.

The Spa at PGA National Resort, which was recently named one of the world’s 9 best luxury spas for 2022 by the New York Post, features the latest in innovative beauty and health treatments, as well as all-new services, products, and wellness programming.

Cecelia Tate, the longtime Director of Spa at PGA National, was instrumental in the development of the salt rooms for private and group experiences to promote respiratory wellness:

“I’ve been rallying to incorporate salt therapy room for 10 years—I’m so glad we partnered with SALT Chamber in having two very unique Himalayan salt rooms with the SALT FX® halogenerator. While the salt décor provides a great ambiance, the respiratory and skin benefits come from the dry salt particles dispersed into the room,” said Tate. 

“Working with Leo and the team was a great process from start to finish. Their knowledge of the wellness benefits of halotherapy, the industry, and their experience in design, install, training, and marketing support has been invaluable.”

SALT Chamber was the first to develop the multi-purpose salt therapy concept and is a pioneer and innovator in incorporating beautiful Himalayan salt as a décor element. All of the efficacy of the treatment, however, comes from the SALT FX® halogenerator. This device grinds, crushes, and disperses the pure grade sodium chloride into micron-sized dry salt aerosol particles inhaled into the respiratory system and absorbed by the skin. 

“We are very excited and proud to partner with V Starr to design two beautiful salt therapy rooms for the Spa at PGA National,” said Leo Tonkin, CEO and Founder of SALT Chamber. “Salt therapy is a natural way to create distinct wellness experiences in a relaxing and nurturing environment.”

To contact SALT Chamber to discuss adding salt therapy to your facility, call 561-556-3322 or visit


Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, SALT Chamber is the industry leader in educating, consulting, manufacturing, marketing, training, and distributing the most innovative and advanced dry salt therapy products and services around the globe. With decades of combined experience in both the Salt Therapy and Spa industries, SALT Chamber manufactures and distributes Halotherapy equipment, Himalayan salt décor, offers turnkey solution services, and has completed over 1,300 projects to date. For more information, visit


PGA National Resort is a world-class golf, vacation, and meeting destination located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The legendary resort is a AAA Four Diamond hotel featuring 90 holes of championship golf on five courses; 40,000 square-foot European Spa with 32 treatment areas and the exclusive “Waters of the World” outdoor mineral pools; newly renovated world-class 33,000 square-foot health and racquet club with 19 Har Tru tennis courts (12 lit for night play); 60,873 square feet of self-contained conference space; and on-site restaurants and lounges. With 370 guest rooms and luxurious, themed suites, it’s also perfect for a lakeside wedding/meeting venue with stunning vistas. The South Florida locale is home to the celebrated Champion Course, host to the popular PGA TOUR Honda Classic. For more information, visit


Owned by Venus Williams and established in 2002 because of her love of design and business, V Starr is a South Florida-based full-service interior design firm specializing in commercial design with a focus on hospitality and multifamily, and experience in the high-end residential market.