Organic Spa Team
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 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!”
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 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.
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.
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!
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 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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!