Meet the team

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Laura Frost (Oleksow)

Owner / Marketing
Laura started her career at Spa 901 in 2013, when she was hired as the Spa Director. Previously, Laura spent five years living in Toronto where she built up her management and marketing experience. Laura was honoured to take on the role of co-owner at Spa 901 in 2015, seeking to take the experience to new levels. “The wellness industry is incredible because we can make a positive difference in a client’s day and see the results instantly. My favourite part is the constant learning curve "

Jessica Riley

Owner / Educator
Jessica moved to Fernie from Australia in 2013. With a background working in world-class spas, Jessica was quickly promoted to the lead esthetician at 901, then proudly worked toward the role of co-owner in 2015. Focused on the education and development of the team, Jessica is passionate about fostering individual growth. “It’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together. At Spa 901 we’re experienced creators fostering that special connection between a person’s inner & outer self.”

Kelsey Martin

Spa Manager / Esthetician
Originally from small town Saskatchewan, Kelsey graduated with an esthetics diploma in 2004 and from there continued to expand her knowledge in the industry through advanced courses and training. Kelsey has more than 15 years experience in the industry working as an esthetician, educator and business owner. "After taking a few years off to focus on raising my young daughters, I am excited to be back to work in the career I am so passionate about."

Vanessa Schiller

Lead Spa Coordinator

Paula Lambert

Spa Therapist - Massage & Facials
In March 2016, Paula started the two year 2200 hour program at MaKami College in Calgary, where she learned swedish relaxation, hot stone therapy and deep tissue massage. "I love creating a comfortable space for people to come in and allow themselves to slow down and enjoy the present moment. Everyone in the wellness industry has a common goal and that is to help people feel good. Touch and human connection is so important to our overall well-being of mind, body, soul and I’m very happy that I can provide that with massage"

Hailey Maxwell

Esthetician
Relocating from Saskatchewan, Hailey has been practicing as a full time Esthetician since graduating in 2019. She is available for pedicures, waxing and facial services.

Bailey Maxwell

BC Registered Massage Therapist
Bailey holds a 2200-hour diploma from the D’Arcy Lane Institute of Massage Therapy. She has completed multiple continuing education credits through ProHealth System seminars and online courses. Bailey practiced as an RMT in Ontario for three years. She then transitioned to become a BC RMT and was part of the Spa901 team for two years. She has spent the past year living the coastal life and practicing in Powell River. Bailey has now found her way back “home” to Fernie!

Lucy Tennant

Spa Coordinator
As a member of the Lil'wat Nation, Lucy grew up in part in Mount Currie, BC. Her family moved to Sparwood in 1994, then to Fernie in 2002. "With more than 15 years experience in a fast paced customer service role it is refreshing to be part an environment that promotes self care/love, relaxation and pampering. It reminds me that everyone needs to take the time for self care/love

Felicity Prochnau

Spa Therapist - Massage
Felicity is a Fernie local that, who after living in Alberta and Northern BC, has come back to make Fernie home once again. She brings over 6 years experience working in the massage field. While she is passionate about massage treatments to address physical ailments, she also strongly believes in the value of intentional relaxation for mental health. She looks forward to offering blissful spa treatments and bringing healing energy to each client in her care. "To know I have genuinely helped someone is the most rewarding part of my career"

Sabrina Bouchard

BC Registered Massage Therapist
I am thrilled to offer you assistance with your musculoskeletal issues! I like to offer a blend of Swedish relaxation and Deep Tissue as an individualized treatment to help you reclaim a pain-free active living in our great outdoors! I truly think that movement is health. In 2014, I came to realize the power of manual therapy when I broke my back following a snowboarding accident. I know way too well the bumps and twisty turns of the recovery process and it became clear to me that I wanted to help people in that way. I therefore completed my massage diploma with honours out of Alberta in June 2021.

Robin Regular

Spa Therapist - Massage & Facials
Robin started her journey in the spa industry 22 years ago, and is a compassionate spa therapist who is passionate about her career. She is available for personalized massage treatments, hot stone massage, as well as facials and pedicures at the spa.

Jesse Roan

Facials & Body Treatments
Jesse relocated to Fernie from Lethbridge Alberta in early 2023. Completing her esthetics education at The Esthetic Institute in Calgary in 2021, she continues to grow her skills within the industry to provide the best experiences for her guests. Jesse specializes in pedicures, facials, body treatments and is eager to provide the most relaxing treatments while calming the mind and realigning energy flow. If you're looking to relax and spoil yourself, or if you have some areas of concern, she’s your gal!

Caitlin Wilcox

Spa Coordinator

Rachel Kassyk

Spa Therapist - Massage
Originally from England, Rachel has been in Fernie for many years and is currently entering year 2 of studies at MV Vicars School of Massage Therapy. "I have been immensely inspired by what the wellness industry can give to clients. Whether it's a safe space to have injuries addressed, a quiet zone to relax, or a self-treat to give yourself a boost for the week. I think it is so important to be looking after oneself, and to be able to facilitate that is what set me on the path to pursue a career in massage."

Carolin Wirtz

Facials & Body Treatments

Lindsay Wolf

Spa Therapist - Massage & Facials

Dr. Robert Krushel

Botox and Dermal Filler Physician
In 2019, Dr. Krushel and his wife Andrea founded Glow Medical Aesthetics to help fulfill a need for Advanced Medical Aesthetics services in Lethbridge, Fernie, Yellowknife, and the Crowsnest Pass. In conjunction with local neurology services, Dr. Krushel finds it incredibly rewarding to administer Botox and cranial nerve blocks to provided relief for chronic migraine headaches and bruxism.

Jordyn Barnett

Spa Therapist - Massage & Facials

Michelle Eagles

Pedicurist
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