balans organic spa

  • (617) 424-1500 |
  • monday – thursday 11am-8pm

    friday 11am-7:30pm

    saturday 9am-6pm

    sunday 10am-5pm

    216 Newbury Street Boston MA 02116


Best of Boston and Bostons Best

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Best of Boston and Boston’s Best Spa where you receive the most exclusive and regenerative facials, body treatments, massages and many other spa services. We are located in the heart of Back Bay with a beautiful view overlooking Newbury Street.

Balans is a serene and sacred space where you escape the busy life to relax and restore. With our Swedish organic and luxurious skincare line we deliver awarded spa and skincare services that naturally restores your cells giving a plumb, hydrated, and glowing skin.

We customize all our treatments based on your individual needs and goals. We also offer deep detox and healing with floatation therapy in our private float suite. We believe that beautiful radiant skin comes from within by giving the skin all the nutrients and nourishment it needs.

We have won Best of Boston Best Facial TWO YEARS in a row – 2022 and 2023 – and we couldn’t be more proud! Balans is different than any other spa you have ever been to and you have to come experience it for yourself. WELCOME!

organic – because it matters

MARIA ÅKERBERG is a Swedish and 100% organic skincare and makeup line. MARIA ÅKERBERG is exclusively sold at Balans Organic Spa and used in all our spa services.




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our team

marie aspling

postural therapist | founder of balans

Marie Aspling is the founder and owner of Balans Wellness Studio and Balans Organic Spa. She practices Postural Therapy, which leaves her clients with less pain, less stress and improved health. She delivers her expertise with great comfort, nurture and support.

    laila jensen


    Laila Jensen is a senior esthetician with 30+ years of experience. She loves her work and brings comfort and joy to her clients. She adds to the Swedish vibe at Balans, and now Marie and Laila can speak Swedish at work!

    Laila lives by, “Feel good and look good!”

      marisol salomon

      esthetician | energy healer | herbalist

      As an esthetician, spiritual healer, and herbalist, I am passionate about taking a holistic approach to beauty and health. My goal is to help each and everyone of my clients feel beautiful and at peace within their bodies, minds, and spirits. Nothing brings me more joy than offering these nourishing skincare treatments and spiritual healings as a part of the Balans Spa Team. I am so excited to meet you!

        sasha peterson

        massage therapist

        Sasha is a licensed massage therapist who will listen to the client and their body in order to give the most effective treatment possible. Also a professional dancer, she has a multifaceted understanding of the body and how it moves, which informs her massage practice. She loves creating sustainable and long term solutions to help clients feel better.

          cristina foster

          massage therapist | certified prenatal

          Beginning many years ago in my native country of Colombia, and then continuing with formal studies and licensure in the U.S., I have received many wonderful testimonials including professional athletes, members of the healthcare professions, and high ranking officials in the U.S. State Department.  I listen carefully to each of my clients to determine their special needs and then work together to implement their unique treatment plan. I look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to my practice!

            lucas kleindienst

            massage therapist

            I have black belts in both Kung Fu and Kick boxing and my studying of martial arts is what lead me into bodywork and massage therapy. I graduated from Spirit Wellness Institute and absolutely love being a massage therapist to help my clients feel better. Outside of work I am passionate about nature, travel, and playing music. 

              kristi yentile

              Licensed Esthetician

              Kristi graduated from Elizabeth Grady in 2005 and has been working in the industry ever since. She specializes in anti-aging treatments as well as teen facials, primarily focusing on acne treatments. Her other area of expertise is lash lift and tint and she loves making her clients feel comfortable and confident. Kristi lives in Wakefield native and is a devoted single mother of her son Ryan 15. Come experience her magic for yourself!

                ashley arroyo

                Licensed Esthetician

                I love the creativity and the connection I make with clients during a facial. It’s important to me that every client gets a personalized treatment as unique as they are. I am blessed to have found my passion and get to work everyday to make other people happy in their skin. I love being at Balans and here I get to offer the highest standard of treatments that will not only help you to look your best, but also enhance your total health and wellbeing!

                  caitlin green

                  massage therapist | reiki | yoga

                  Caitlin holds certifications in yoga teaching, Reiki healing, life coaching, and massage therapy. As a massage therapist, Caitlin’s unique and varied integrative healing arts background is always present. She listens deeply to the intentions of her clients to help them achieve their desired results. She is skilled in helping her clients feel at ease, relaxed, and supported and she provides intelligent bodywork that gets to the root of their musculoskeletal issues. She is particularly skilled in helping her clients relieve neck and shoulder pain, low back pain, hip imbalances, postural imbalances, and headaches. She is also certified in cupping and hot stone therapies.

                    mirna lizama

                    front desk | spa coordinator

                    Mirna is our Spa Coordinator. She brings much nurture and love to the spa, and her passion for her work shows in her every day joyful spirit and genuine care. Her warmth and affection spreads through the spa, and leaves no one untouched.

                      andrea lizama

                      Front Desk

                      I have been at Balans since 2019 and have loved every moment of it. My gift and strength is that I bring out the best of the team during some of our most stressful days through calmness and reassurance. I am here to serve and support and to make your experience at Balans the best possible!

                        mikey lemay

                        Front Desk

                        Hi I’m Mikey! I worked front desk in the wellness industry for 3 years prior to Balans. I love being active and outdoors – some of my favorite things to do in my downtime include going on walks, bike rides, reading, and snowboarding in the winter. I am so excited to be part of the Balans team and look forward to meeting, greeting & serving everyone!