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.

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. We are committed to being here for you and we are rewarded by giving you the most unique natural spa experience possible. Our team of qualified professionals are 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 at Solace Organic Spa

Becky Pilon
Acupressure, Shiatsu, Massage and Spa Therapist, Yoga and Meditation

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 deep tissue, joint release and relaxation massage, reflexology, shiatsu therapy, Indian head massage, hydrotherapy and is trained in our Signature Solace Organic Spa therapies. Becky believes these healing arts are very important and hopes 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.


Julia Sevitt - Registered Acupuncturist (R.AC), Shiatsu and Thai Massage Therapist, Certified Yoga Instructor at Solace Organic Spa - Salt Spring Island BC

Julia Sevitt

Registered Acupuncturist (R.AC), Shiatsu and Thai Massage Therapist, Certified Yoga Instructor

Julia has been working as a bodyworker for over 15 years.  She brings her joyful spirit into her practice and has a deep passion for all the healing arts.  As a registered Acupuncturist she is specialty trained in Dr. Tan Balance Method Acupuncture and a member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Colombia (CTCMA). She has trained in various modalities of massage around the world.  Her treatments are dynamic as she draws on various modalities including Swedish, Shiatsu, Acupuncture, Cupping, Thai massage, Acupressure and Solace Spa Signature Therapies. Her treatments are deeply nourishing, therapeutic, soothing and relaxing.  


Zyla Waters - Massage and Spa Practitioner at Solace Organic Spa

Zyla Waters
Massage and Spa Practitioner

Zyla shares with you over 10 years of certified massage experience in a variety of trainings and a depth of caring presence. Zyla’s Massage Sessions are deeply relaxing, rejuvenating and transformative. She has a holistic and intuitive approach and offers a blend of deep and gentle techniques from a variety of styles including Deep Flow, Swedish, Hawaiian Lomi-Lomi Massage and Energy work. Zyla has been trained in Solace Spa’s signature treatments and Solace facials and look very forward to working with you.


Michelle Haigh - Licenced Aesthetician and Spa Therapist at Solace Organic Spa

Michelle Haigh
Licenced Aesthetician and Spa Therapist

Michelle has been living on Saltspring Island for 5 years and brings her passion for spa and skincare working in the industry for over 25 years, continuing to educate herself through out her career. She is a skin care specialist with advanced training in Europe, a pioneer in her field. Training in Europe as well as London ON, Canada she is a Certified Medical Aesthetician and majored in skin care, body care, peels, laser treatments and has taught for many years at Fanshawe College in Ontario. Michelle offers lovely pedicures, waxing, tinting, body treatments, massage and facials. She is passionate about natural organic skincare, promoting inner and outer beauty and addressing your individual needs. She is looking very forward to seeing you at Solace Organic Spa.


Julie James at Solace Organic Spa

Julie James
Spa Director + Owner

Julie is the heart and soul behind the creation of her vision, Solace Organic Spa. She has enjoyed creating a beautiful, healing and nurturing space and curated spa treatments and products for guests and Solace Spa is her creative contribution to the world. She is a compassionate spirit and a solid and empathetic leader of her team, striving for excellence she also enjoys putting together individualized health and wellness and spa retreats. Julie’s approach is holistic, providing a ‘harmony of the senses’ for your to  experience, aiming to have every guest feeling connected, pampered, healthy, beautiful, relaxed and renewed. 

The creation of beauty is more than skin deep. Julie is a passionate apothecary and aromatherapy artisan, product formulator and organic gardener! Her organic skincare and body care products celebrate the synergy between internal health and external beauty and the true healing essence of aromatherapy in harmony with Nature.

She has twenty years professional experience and is passionate about Spa Design. Creator of Solace Organic Spa and Formulator of Solace Organic Spa, Skincare & Essential Oil Products since 1997. Massage, Holistic Bodywork, Japanese Acupressure (2001) including Asian TCM, 5 Elements theory and Hakomi somatic counselling, C.M.P. Certified Master Pedicurist, Professional Waxer and Tinting, Herbal Skincare, Reflexologist, Aromatherapy, Bach Flower Registered Practitioner, Ocean Stone Massage, Certified Yin Yoga Teacher. Qigong and Tai Chi student.  Health & Wellness Retreat Coordinator.