Solace Organic Spa

Solace Team

Welcome to Solace Organic Spa,

We offer our guests a holistic, natural and alternative approach for your journey to wellness, healing and a balanced state of health. We are focused on positive self nurturing, re-discovery and re-connection to your inner beauty.

Our service is offered with quality, kindness and compassion. Our goal is to create a nurturing and comfortable environment. We provide you with competent and professional care customizing each session to address your specific needs. Our therapists are all certified in their offerings and have been known to be the best in their field of practices. 

Described as “a harmony of the senses” your experience here at Solace is designed to help create a deep sense of well-being, balance and bliss. Our team of qualified professionals are dedicated to conducting their sessions with both attuned presence and outstanding skill and committed to the relaxation, rejuvenation and healing process of our guests, offering a selection of natural aesthetic, therapeutic and holistic services to create balance, harmony, and the most unique natural health spa experience possible.

Becky Pilon - Solace Organic Spa

Becky Pilon

Spa Manager
Acupressure, Shiatsu, Massage & Spa Therapist
Certified Yoga Instructor

Becky is a Registered Acupressure Therapist, Shiatsu Therapist and a graduate of the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage. She is also a certified Yoga and Meditation Teacher and has completed her YTT in Rishikesh, India, in 2007.

Becky is passionate about creating a healthy balance in clients’ lives, either by relieving pain and stress or to simply obtain relaxation and wellness. Through Becky’s education she has found her niche in integrating these techniques in her practice along with many techniques to creating a massage that is individual to each client. She practices many different modalities of bodywork including certified: Deep Tissue, Joint Release, Acupressure and Relaxation Massage, Chinese cupping, Lomi Lomi massage, Hand and Foot Reflexology, Shiatsu Therapy, Indian head Massage, Thalassotherapy and is trained in Gua Sha Facial and our Signature Solace Organic Spa therapies. She also has specialty training in Prenatal Massage. Becky is inspired to be a part of helping others attune to themselves, to find happiness in their body, mind and being, and looks very forward to getting to know you and working with you at Solace Organic Spa.

Heather Reynolds Spa Therapist at Solace Organic Spa

Heather Reynolds

Massage & Spa Therapist

Heather grew up on Salt Spring Island and has pursued the path of wellness for the past five years through a variety of training and immersive experiences. During this time, she became a Certified Spa Therapist through the Vancouver School of Healing Arts’ Professional Bodywork program where she learned several modalities of massage, her favourites of which are Deep Tissue, Swedish, Integrative, Reflexology and Indian Head Massage. She believes in taking a holistic approach to healing and enjoys creating a beautiful nurturing environment for clients so they may leave feeling fully rejuvenated. 

Heather has also completed advanced breath work training through Robin Clements’ Breath Wave Organization. This training has deepened her understanding of the mind-body connection and taught her how to recognize postural holding patterns. She works with the breath and body for a complete sense of relaxation.

Heather is also trained in the Signature Solace Spa Therapies and she looks forward to assisting you in your path to wellness!

Clara Buttemer - Solace Organic Spa

Clara Buttemer

Acupressure, Shiatsu, Massage & Spa Therapist

Clara’s approach to healing is heart-centred, hands on, and full participation. 

Her own health challenges in early adulthood lead her to inquiry and healing through Yoga, Acro Yoga, meditation, bodywork, Qi gong, and Chinese Medicine. She has now been an active Zenthai Shiatsu therapist since 2017 and has received her Diploma of Acupuncture from Pacific Rim College in Victoria. She is also part way through a 5 year Qi Gong training program.

Her self care and meditation practice helps her fosters groundedness and presence which she brings into the treatment room. She has always been led by her intuition and is adaptable and deeply sensitive to her clients’ needs. 

Clara is trained in Zenthai Shiatsu (floor based) therapy, Relaxation and Deep Tissue Massage, Acupressure, Chinese Fire Cupping, Gua Sha, and Tui Na (Chinese Massage). She is also trained in Solace Spa Signature Therapies.

Sarah Ondault - Solace Organic Spa

Sarah Ondault

Massage & Spa Therapist

Sarah has been providing massage for over 7 years, training at the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage (now known as Vancouver School of Healing Arts) as a Certified Massage Specialist. Each of her massages are tailored to each client, through use of techniques such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Joint Release, Body Mind Integration and Aromatherapy. Her favourite areas to work on are the head, neck and shoulders. She has also been trained on Solace Spa Signature Treatments and looks forward to working with you. Sarah is passionate about health, both physical and mental well being, as well as making a positive difference in the world.

Genevieve - Solace Organic Spa

Genevieve Lalonde-Martini

Spa Assistant & Hostess 

Genevieve looks forward to welcoming you and nurturing your experience at the spa. She is our front desk receptionist and can help you with our organic skincare and aromatherapy product sales as well as she tends to many of the details around the spa. If you are booked into the Spa Ritual experience she will likely be one of the staff greeting you for this as well as preparing it especially for you. 

Genevieve brings 20 years of cosmetic experience and customer service and management expertise to the spa. She has managed retail shops in London, UK for Lush Cosmetics LTD., wrote the Management Training Manual for the company, and coached international partners from Taiwan to Iceland. A foray into merchandising and gift design resulted in the creation of global bestseller for the company. Before joining the Solace Spa team, she was the employed in a Global Standards Reporting role, visiting more than 300+ stores in Asia, Europe, UK, South and North America to review shop presentation and team standards. She was a key member of the development and launch team for the Lush Spa, working closely with the company founders to open the first Lush Spa on the Kings Road in London. From there, she became the in-house spa inspector and treatment reviewer, supporting spa teams in Korea, UK, Brazil, USA and Japan. She comes to Solace Spa with a passion for client experience, immaculate presentation and standards and a love of beauty and wellbeing. She is blissfully married to her partner of 19 years, an avid beekeeper, loom weaver and perfume hobbyist.

Julie James - Solace Organic Spa

Julie James

Owner & Spa Director

Julie is the heart and soul behind the creation of Solace Organic Spa.  She has enjoyed creating a beautiful, healing and nurturing space with innovative curated spa treatments paired with organic aromatherapy skincare products  providing a ‘harmony of the senses’ for you to experience, aiming to have every guest feeling connected, pampered, healthy, beautiful, relaxed and renewed. 

She is a compassionate spirit and a solid and empathetic leader of her team, teaching her Solace Spa therapies to her staff, she also enjoys designing the spa menu, wellness packages and aromatherapy product line. Her organic skincare and body care products celebrate the synergy between internal health and external beauty and the true healing essence of organic aromatherapy in harmony with Nature. 

She has over twenty three years professional experience and is passionate about Spa Design. Creator of Solace Organic Spa and Formulator of Solace Organic Spa Skincare & Aromatherapy Products since 1997. Certified Massage, Holistic Bodywork, Certified Japanese Acupressure (2001) including Asian TCM, 5 Elements theory and Hakomi somatic counselling, C.M.P. Certified Master Pedicurist, Certified Professional Wax Technician and Tinting, Certified Reflexologist, Certified Gua Sha Facialist, Aromatherapy, Certified Yin Yoga Teacher, Qigong and Tai Chi student. 


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