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Watershed Spa

Join us in creating the first destination for communal bathing and holistic spa services in the Twin Cities

$65,428
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Campaign Ends on April 2, 2021

Project Description

Watershed will be the first communal bath and spa combination in the Twin Cities, offering the best components of ritual-based bathing, healing, and restorative practices, along with spa treatments and carefully chosen green beauty retail options. We invite you to help us make Watershed a reality as we work toward completing the build-out of this innovative oasis in Northeast Minneapolis. We cannot wait to welcome you to this unique and truly special place! 

“I believe that every body should have the opportunity to heal and feel rejuvenated through the bathing ritual.”

           -Nell Rueckl, Founder

What is Watershed? Over 10 years in the making, Watershed is the culmination of the dream of founder, spa practitioner, entrepreneur, and thought leader Nell Rueckl. Nell brings over 25 years of spa knowledge and know-how to this project, from her time at the Horst Aveda Spa, at Kabuki Springs in San Francisco, and from her experience successfully founding and running two Spot Spa locations in the Twin Cities. Watershed will provide respectful, safe, clean, ritual-based healing services that support each individual through communal bathing.

What Watershed offers: 

Watershed offers a contemporary take on the classic bathing ritual. By honoring and combining many cultural traditions of bathing, Watershed provides the best elements of the quintessential communal bathing experience. 

  • The baths follow a ritual-based healing practice that includes soaking in a salt pool to calm your senses, a cold plunge, a steam, an infrared sauna, and access to a community lounge to relax and meditate. Bathers go at their own pace and rest and repeat as desired. 
  • Watershed offers a complete array of spa services, including massage, facials, acupuncture and cupping, integrative healing modalities, yoni steam, waxing, and vibrational sound therapy. Each practitioner is trained in multiple modalities to meet clients’ holistic wellness goals. 
  • Green skincare and beauty: Watershed carries several lines of clean skincare and carefully selected green beauty products to match each guest’s individual needs.

Our goal: We need to raise $50,000 through contributions, rewards, and memberships to complete the build-out of the Watershed space in the singular Soap Factory building in Northeast Minneapolis.

Why crowdfunding? Watershed is designed for the community, and we need community support to bring Watershed to life in a way that fits our values and vision.

Updates

The Campaign FAQs

 

 

 

Jami Larkin
03/01/2021
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths
$90
Matt and Jamie
03/01/2021
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths
$90
Suzy
03/01/2021
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths
$90
Nikki Warner
03/01/2021
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths
$90
Anon
03/01/2021
Full Body Salt Scrub + Bath Pass
$115
Ann
03/01/2021
Full Body Salt Scrub + Bath Pass
$115
Danielle Elkins
02/28/2021
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths
$90
Heather Turngren
02/28/2021
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths
$90
Noreen H
02/28/2021
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths
$90
Tricia
02/27/2021
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths
$90
275.00 USD
10 pack - Private Infrared Sauna

Need a little me time and receive the powerful detox affects of Infrared?

Watershed will be house a private Salt FAR infrared Sauna for those who need clearing and healing from the infrared and Himalayan and Salt Sauna. We have designed a sauna that will be so lovely for you or a plus one!

The infrared Sauna is a separate experience from the communal baths and can be reserved hourly. 

 

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Monetary Contribution

Your contribution in any amount makes you a friend of Watershed! Join the Watershed community and get updates on the baths and spa development, including preview photos and notifications of available treatments and learning workshops!

8 Supporters
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87.00 USD
A Bath Pass + Home Bath Kit

Cult favorite Nell's Remedies bath kit for your bath ritual enthusiasts!

  • Champion Soak
  • Magnetic Body Butter
  • Dry Brush

Here's Nell's step by step guide:

Step 1: Gently dry brush the body towards your lymph nodes. 

Step 2: Soak in Champion

Step 3: Restore hydration with Magnetic Body Butter.

This retails for $97 and is offered to founding members for $87

 

 

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90.00 USD
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths

Be one of the first to experience the Watershed baths with a friend, at a discounted founding price! Enjoy the salt pool, cold plunge, infrared sauna, and guided meditation pods. This is being offered a founding member pricing.

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118.00 USD
Limited Edition Bath Ritual Kit

Turn your home into a tranquil spa where you can relax and revitalize your body.

  • Love Heals clearing mist
  • Champion Soak 1# 
  • Limited Edition / Truth and Love Body Scrub
  • Limited Edition Champion Body Oil

This retails for $130 and is being offered for $118.

 

 

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270.00 USD
Watershed Enthusiast - 1 Month Unlimited

Receive a one-month unlimited pass to the baths! Enjoy the health benefits of regular bathing for your immune system, your circulation, and overall well being. This will be $300 once Watershed is open, and is being offered for $270 for founding members. 

* Refer a friend and each of you will receive: 

A complimentary Salt Scrub for each of you a $150 value! Let us know in the notes section and we will reach out! First and last names are appreciated. 

 

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675.00 USD
Watershed Advocate - 3 Month Membership

Receive a three-month membership to the baths! Enjoy the health benefits of regular bathing for your immune system, your circulation, and overall well being. This will be $750 once Watershed is open, and is being offered to founding members for $675. 

 * Refer a friend and each of you will receive monthly access to the private infrared sauna -a $540 value! Let us know in the notes section and we will reach out! First and last names are appreciated. 

 

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2,600.00 USD
Host a Private Watershed Gathering!

Bring your community together for a private gathering at Watershed, including full access to the baths and lounge areas, as well as a guided meditation for all guests, and a take-home bath soak for all guests. Up to 20 guests can join!

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2,700.00 USD
Annual Membership + Spa Discounts

Enjoy unlimited bath access for a year + six guest passes!

This membership can be paid monthly.

Annual memberships are available $225 per month including:

  • Complimentary Monthly Salt Scrub
  • Discounted Massage Rates - 60 min $90 | 90 min $120
  • Monthly Treatments // Massage or Facial 60 M $80 | 90 M $115
  • All other healing services will be additional 10% off for annual members
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5,600.00 USD
Watershed Annual Membership & Rental!

Like the Watershed Supporters, you will receive both the unlimited bath access for a year, plus 6 guest passes. Sustainers also receive a private Watershed Gathering Package for 20 guests.

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10,000.00 USD
Spread the Love! 4 Client Memberships

Give four clients the ultimate gift of wellness this year, with an annual pass to the Watershed baths! The annual membership each includes six guest passes to enjoy with friends and family, access to learning workshops. 

Each member will receive:

  • Full Bath access
  • Complimentary Monthly Salt Scrub
  • Discounted Massage Rates - 60 min $90 | 90 min $120
  • Monthly Treatment Pricing// Massage or Facial 60 M $80 | 90 M $115 (optional)
  • All other healing services will be additional 10% off for annual members

If you're interested in a custom membership for your team, please email us!

If you're interested in a custom membership package for your clients, please email us!

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12,000.00 USD
Give Your Team the Gift of Wellness!

Designed for teams of up to six people, give your employees the gift of wellness through an annual membership for each employee, and four guest passes per employee! 

Each member will receive:

  • Full Bath access
  • Complimentary Monthly Salt Scrub
  • Discounted Massage Rates - 60 min $90 | 90 min $120
  • Monthly Treatment Pricing// Massage or Facial 60 M $80 | 90 M $115 (optional)
  • All other healing services will be additional 10% off for annual members

If you're interested in a custom membership for your team, please email us!

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420.00 USD
10 Pack of Bath Passes

Treat yourself or your team to bath passes, which can be used as a group or individually! In addition, you will receive two salt scrubs that can be used during any of your visits. This is valued at $710 and will only be offered during this founding member time.

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10 Supporters
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80.00 USD
Detox Boost - Private Infrared Sauna

Need a little personal zen added to your Finnish Sauna? 

Watershed will be house a private Salt FAR infrared Sauna for those who need clearing and healing from the infrared and Himalayan and Salt Sauna. We have designed a sauna that will be so lovely for you or your soak pal!

You will be able to access the baths and reserve the Infrared Sauna.

 

 

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Rewards

275.00 USD
10 pack - Private Infrared Sauna

Need a little me time and receive the powerful detox affects of Infrared?

Watershed will be house a private Salt FAR infrared Sauna for those who need clearing and healing from the infrared and Himalayan and Salt Sauna. We have designed a sauna that will be so lovely for you or a plus one!

The infrared Sauna is a separate experience from the communal baths and can be reserved hourly. 

 

78 Left
2 Supporters
Select this reward
Monetary Contribution

Your contribution in any amount makes you a friend of Watershed! Join the Watershed community and get updates on the baths and spa development, including preview photos and notifications of available treatments and learning workshops!

8 Supporters
Select this reward
87.00 USD
A Bath Pass + Home Bath Kit

Cult favorite Nell's Remedies bath kit for your bath ritual enthusiasts!

  • Champion Soak
  • Magnetic Body Butter
  • Dry Brush

Here's Nell's step by step guide:

Step 1: Gently dry brush the body towards your lymph nodes. 

Step 2: Soak in Champion

Step 3: Restore hydration with Magnetic Body Butter.

This retails for $97 and is offered to founding members for $87

 

 

63 Left
17 Supporters
Select this reward
90.00 USD
It's a Date! 2 passes to Watershed baths

Be one of the first to experience the Watershed baths with a friend, at a discounted founding price! Enjoy the salt pool, cold plunge, infrared sauna, and guided meditation pods. This is being offered a founding member pricing.

9 Left
231 Supporters
Select this reward
118.00 USD
Limited Edition Bath Ritual Kit

Turn your home into a tranquil spa where you can relax and revitalize your body.

  • Love Heals clearing mist
  • Champion Soak 1# 
  • Limited Edition / Truth and Love Body Scrub
  • Limited Edition Champion Body Oil

This retails for $130 and is being offered for $118.

 

 

40 Left
8 Supporters
Select this reward
270.00 USD
Watershed Enthusiast - 1 Month Unlimited

Receive a one-month unlimited pass to the baths! Enjoy the health benefits of regular bathing for your immune system, your circulation, and overall well being. This will be $300 once Watershed is open, and is being offered for $270 for founding members. 

* Refer a friend and each of you will receive: 

A complimentary Salt Scrub for each of you a $150 value! Let us know in the notes section and we will reach out! First and last names are appreciated. 

 

42 Left
18 Supporters
Select this reward
675.00 USD
Watershed Advocate - 3 Month Membership

Receive a three-month membership to the baths! Enjoy the health benefits of regular bathing for your immune system, your circulation, and overall well being. This will be $750 once Watershed is open, and is being offered to founding members for $675. 

 * Refer a friend and each of you will receive monthly access to the private infrared sauna -a $540 value! Let us know in the notes section and we will reach out! First and last names are appreciated. 

 

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11 Supporters
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2,600.00 USD
Host a Private Watershed Gathering!

Bring your community together for a private gathering at Watershed, including full access to the baths and lounge areas, as well as a guided meditation for all guests, and a take-home bath soak for all guests. Up to 20 guests can join!

12 Left
0 Supporters
Select this reward
2,700.00 USD
Annual Membership + Spa Discounts

Enjoy unlimited bath access for a year + six guest passes!

This membership can be paid monthly.

Annual memberships are available $225 per month including:

  • Complimentary Monthly Salt Scrub
  • Discounted Massage Rates - 60 min $90 | 90 min $120
  • Monthly Treatments // Massage or Facial 60 M $80 | 90 M $115
  • All other healing services will be additional 10% off for annual members
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3 Supporters
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5,600.00 USD
Watershed Annual Membership & Rental!

Like the Watershed Supporters, you will receive both the unlimited bath access for a year, plus 6 guest passes. Sustainers also receive a private Watershed Gathering Package for 20 guests.

5 Left
0 Supporters
Select this reward
10,000.00 USD
Spread the Love! 4 Client Memberships

Give four clients the ultimate gift of wellness this year, with an annual pass to the Watershed baths! The annual membership each includes six guest passes to enjoy with friends and family, access to learning workshops. 

Each member will receive:

  • Full Bath access
  • Complimentary Monthly Salt Scrub
  • Discounted Massage Rates - 60 min $90 | 90 min $120
  • Monthly Treatment Pricing// Massage or Facial 60 M $80 | 90 M $115 (optional)
  • All other healing services will be additional 10% off for annual members

If you're interested in a custom membership for your team, please email us!

If you're interested in a custom membership package for your clients, please email us!

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1 Supporter
Select this reward
12,000.00 USD
Give Your Team the Gift of Wellness!

Designed for teams of up to six people, give your employees the gift of wellness through an annual membership for each employee, and four guest passes per employee! 

Each member will receive:

  • Full Bath access
  • Complimentary Monthly Salt Scrub
  • Discounted Massage Rates - 60 min $90 | 90 min $120
  • Monthly Treatment Pricing// Massage or Facial 60 M $80 | 90 M $115 (optional)
  • All other healing services will be additional 10% off for annual members

If you're interested in a custom membership for your team, please email us!

4 Left
0 Supporters
Select this reward
420.00 USD
10 Pack of Bath Passes

Treat yourself or your team to bath passes, which can be used as a group or individually! In addition, you will receive two salt scrubs that can be used during any of your visits. This is valued at $710 and will only be offered during this founding member time.

10 Left
10 Supporters
Select this reward
80.00 USD
Detox Boost - Private Infrared Sauna

Need a little personal zen added to your Finnish Sauna? 

Watershed will be house a private Salt FAR infrared Sauna for those who need clearing and healing from the infrared and Himalayan and Salt Sauna. We have designed a sauna that will be so lovely for you or your soak pal!

You will be able to access the baths and reserve the Infrared Sauna.

 

 

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0 Supporters
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