Organic Spa 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

    esthetician

    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!”

      siobhan larkin

      esthetician

      Siobhan is a passionate and experienced licensed esthetician specializing in facials, lash lifts and body treatments. She cares about inner beauty and health as well as helping others to love the skin they’re in! She lives by the motto “choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

        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.

            amanda ramadan

            esthetician

            Amanda is a licensed esthetician who has her heart in skincare. She thrives in making her clients feel comfortable and cared for while helping them achieve the healthiest looking skin possible. Her personality is just as wonderful as her facial treatments!

              paul d’agostino

              massage therapist

              As an Alexander Technique practitioner Paul serves to address the underlying cause to the pain and problem, and to restore proper alignment and functioning. He thrives in helping people feel better in their bodies.In addition to providing manual massage therapy he helps his clients establish more awareness and create healthier movement patterns to extend the benefits well beyond the massage therapy treatment.

                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. 

                    elizabeth allen

                    massage therapist | craniosacral therapist

                    Liz Allen is a licensed massage therapist and certified in CranioSacral Therapy (CST). After completing her Massage Therapy training in 2006 and opening her private practice in 2009 she worked with many diverse groups of people dealing with chronic and acute pain. In 2016 Liz began her CranioSacral Therapy training through the Upledger Institute. Currently Liz specializes in people dealing with stress, anxiety and physical and emotional trauma. Her goal is to help people who are stuck in pain feel more like themselves again.

                      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!