Solace Organic Spa

Solace Team

Our team offers our guests a therapeutic, 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 strive for excellence in their field of practices. 

Described as “a harmony of the senses” your experience 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.

Sarah Debuc-Demers, Certified Massage & Cranio-sacral Therapist at Solace Organic Spa

Sarah Debuc-Demers

Certified Massage & Cranio-sacral Therapist

Sarah studied 5rhythms dance and the advanced level of Massage Therapy at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. She has also continued her studies of healing arts through studying and combining both Upledger and Biodynamic Cranio-sacral Therapy, Reiki and Mayan Abdominal Massage. Sarah is also trained in Solace Spa Signature Therapies.

Born and raised in Quebec, Sarah learned early on how to navigate challenging experiences through expressive arts such as writing, dancing and painting. Her curiosity and hunger for life took her to the wilderness of the West Coast, where she found a sanctuary for her soul living on Salt Spring Island. As she deepened her relationship with art and movement, she uncovered profound depth, meaning and healing in these practices, especially when combined with nature. She feels blessed and honoured to share these healing practices with you and create healing spaces for you to soften into.

Orion Prince - Solace Organic Spa Therapist

Orion Prince

Certified Massage & Bodywork Therapist

With a focused presence and an intuitive touch, Orion offers an integrative style of bodywork that includes several restorative techniques ranging from Swedish massage to Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Joint Release and Myofascical Release. Your session with Orion will take you through a highly personalized healing journey of mind and body. His approach focuses on the tension patterns in your body and aims at a customized session tailored to your specific needs and desired pressure. In a safe and comforting space, your body and soul can rest, renew, and reach a state of profound relaxation, deep release and tranquility. Orion is a Certified Bodywork Therapist and a graduate from Vancouver School of Healing Arts. He completed the 700 hour Spa Therapy and Holistic Massage and Bodywork program is certified in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Myofascical Release, Joint Release, Reflexology infused foot massage, Indian Head Massage, Aromatherapy, Sports Massage and Hot Stone Massage. Orion is also trained in Solace Spa Signature Therapies.

Julie James - Solace Organic Spa

Julie James

Acupressure, Reflexology, Aesthetics & Spa Therapist, Spa Owner 

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. Julie enjoys giving specialized treatments to her clients as well as teaching Solace Spa therapies to her staff, curating the overall client experience as well as 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 Dr. Hauschka Aesthetician. Certified Acupressure with the Canadian Acupressure Institute in 2001 (including Asian TCM, 5 Elements theory and Hakomi somatic counselling), Holistic Facial Specialist, Certified Deep Flow Massage and Holistic Bodywork, Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Certified Reflexologist, Certified Cupping and Gua Sha Facialist, C.M.P. Certified Master Pedicurist, Certified Professional Wax Technician, Certified Lash Lift and Tinting, Aromatherapy, Certified Yin Yoga Teacher, Qigong and Tai Chi student. 

Meghan Moroz - Solace Organic Spa Hostess

Meghan Moroz

Spa Hostess & Aesthetics

Meghan moved with her family to Salt Spring Island in 1993. During her younger years she had an aptitude for horses and pursued riding and competing in dressage and cross country competitions and eventually retiring her horse to the therapeutic society. She has many years of experience in sales, bookkeeping and aesthetics. She enjoys weaving and is also an employee of the Jane Stafford School of Weaving. She has joined the team at Solace Organic Spa as our hostess, receptionist and spa product sales as well as she will be offering spa pedicures and manicures. She looks forward to meeting you for your next visit.

Maia Solace Organic Spa Practitioner

Maia Colquhoun

Spa Hostess & Massage/Bodywork Practitioner

Maia has called Salt Spring Island home for 6 years. She will be around the spa as your hostess and preparing the hydrotherapy circuit for you as well as she also offers treatments. Born and raised on the West Coast, she loves nature and being close to the sea. Maia is trained in Rebalancing Bodywork, which is a fusion technique that originates from a variety of massage modalities such as Esalen, Feldenkreis, Rolfing, Alexander Technique and Cranio Sacral. A typical session with Maia consists of joint release, deep tissue and gentle acupressure and cranio sacral. Maia looks forward to seeing you at the spa!

Ajra Rose Doobenen

Ajra Rose Doobenen

Spa Hostess & Reception & Design

Ajra looks forward to using her skills as an Industrial Designer, B.A. Industrial Design, a graduate of Emily Carr University to work at Solace Spa in various ways as well as connecting with you to help with any of your spa bookings questions and reception needs. 

Kristin Thiessen - Solace Organic Spa Therapist

Kristin Thiessen

Certified Massage & Bodywork & Pre Natal Massage
Currently on Maternity Leave

Kristin finds deep satisfaction in the art, practice, and service of bodywork. Her goal is to provide treatments that are therapeutic for the body and nourishing for the whole system. Kristin is a graduate of the 700 hr Bodywork Therapy Program at the Vancouver School of Healing Arts. The style of massage she practices draws primarily from Swedish and Deep Tissue modalities, and blends elements of foot reflexology and joint release in an intuitive treatment that combines flowing rhythmic strokes with deeper, sustained pressure where needed, to release tension and facilitate deep relaxation. While working to nourish the the physical tissues of the body, she also holds space for the emotional and energetic body to flow into a state of harmony and coherence. She is also a Certified Holistic Doula and is certified in Prenatal Massage.

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