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.

We do not have RMT services.

Becky Pilon Solace Organic Spa Practitioner

Becky Pilon, Spa Manager

Acupressure, Shiatsu, Massage and 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. 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.

Alison Payne Solace Organic Spa Practitioner

Alisoun Payne

Massage and Spa Therapist, Certified Yoga and Qigong Instructor

A graduate of the Vancouver School of Healing Arts Spa Therapy Program, Alisoun Payne has been working professionally in many prestigious spas since 2015. She is a Yoga Instructor RYT500 from the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga and Vancouver School of Yoga and also teaches Qigong. She has also trained in Thai Massage at the Nan Community College, Thailand and in Integrated Fascia Therapy in Montreal, QC and Solace Organic Spa Therapies. 

She brings to her approach a unique knowledge of anatomy based on the moving body, cultivated from her 30-year career as a dance, circus and martial artist.  Her work and training reflect a personal interest in body-mind practices that include the energetic, mental and emotional components, as well as the physical aspects of a human being in a program of full care.  In addition to offering treatments in relaxation, deep tissue, joint release, hot stone massage and Solace Spa signature treatments, Alisoun will be available for customized yoga, qigong and pranayama breath work experiences.  She looks forward to representing this holistic approach to therapy and healing as the newest member of the Solace Spa team, in a long-awaited return to her home on Salt Spring Island.

Genevieve Lalonde-Martini Spa Hostess at 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 has likely prepared it especially for you.

Julie James Solace Organic Spa Practitioner

Julie James

Owner & Spa Director

Julie is the heart and soul behind the creation of Solace Organic Spa. In 2004 she opened the premier “organic spa” in Canada and she wouldn’t do it any other way! She has enjoyed creating a beautiful, healing and nurturing space with innovative curated spa treatments paired with her products and loves welcoming and hosting guests. She is a compassionate spirit and a solid and empathetic leader of her team, teaching her innovative Solace Spa therapies to her staff, she also enjoys designing the spa menu, wellness packages and aromatherapy product line. Julie’s approach is holistic, providing a ‘harmony of the senses’ for you 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 the scent mistress at the spa and the aromatherapy skincare 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 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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