Promoting the healthy benefits of Salt Therapy



The founding members of the Salt Therapy Association are people who live and literally breathe salt.

They are pioneers in the industry and have direct, first hand experience in either owning and operating successful salt therapy facilities, have been a provider of salt therapy equipment and products or have been conducting research and designing innovative salt therapy solutions.

Board of Directors and Board of Advisors Include:

Prof. Alina V. Chervinskaya MD, PhD

  • Professor of Chair of Restorative Medicine, Sport Medicine, Balneology and Physiotherapy of Institute of Post-Degree Professional Education (Moscow)
  • Institute of Respiratory Hygiene and Halotherapy, Kft., Budapest
  • Co-owner of Halomed

Leo M. Tonkin

  • CEO of Salt Chamber, LLC
  • Co-founder of the Salt Therapy Association
  • CEO of Leo M. Tonkin, LLC Strategic/Organizational Consultancy

Dr. Daniel Layish, MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM, Pulmonologist

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Central Florida Pulmonary Group, P.A.

Jakub Czerwinski

  • Director of the ‘Wieliczka’ Salt Mine Health Resort

Ashley Lewless Steiner

  • Owner, The Salt Room, Orlando, Florida and other locations
  • US Distributor of Iiris Halogenerators

Allan Share

  • President of the Day Spa Association and the International Medical Spa Association

Franci Grudnik

  • Managing Director of Grajska vrata d.o.o., Slovenia
  • Founder of trade mark Solni tempelj and owner of Salt Centres Solni tempelj
  • Main European medical and wellness representative of Prizma devices

Michael Karsch

  • Attorney and Counsel

Michael Leone, RRT, RCP

  • Licensed Respiratory Therapist
  • Co-owner of The Salt Studio, Pasadena, California
  • West Coast Distributor for Halomed

Dr. Rupal Thakker, DMD

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Owner of The Salt Scene, Orlando, Florida

Richard Butterworth, Australia

  • Founder of Equine Salt Therapy


120 NW 11 Street,
Boca Raton, FL, 33432

Phone: 844-STA-INFO

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