Meet the team

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Laura 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.”

Averil Morris

Spa Director
Averil relocated to Canada from Australia in 2013 for a personal and career change with the goal to live, work and travel in an environment different to the one she had known. After embracing the mountain lifestyle, she decided to settle in Fernie in 2015. “I love being a part of an industry that promotes self-care. We sometimes neglect the take the time out of our busy lives to restore our health and well-being. Seeing our clients leave the spa feeling relaxed with big smiles on their faces is the most satisfying part of my role.”

Bailey Maxwell

BC Registered Massage Therapist
Practicing as a RMT in Ontario since August 2016, Bailey holds a 2200-hour diploma from the D’Arcy Land Institute of Massage Therapy. Her treatments are tailored to the individual needs of her clients with styles ranging from traditional swedish, to deep tissue and myofascial trigger point release. In 2019, Bailey completed the process to become a BC RMT. "I strive to help each client better their health and wellness, and continue to expand my knowledge and grow as an RMT everyday!”

Krista Desjardins

Nail Technician
Born and raised in Fernie, Krista is a true local. She completed the Nail Technology Couse at Marvel College in Kelowna, BC and has been a member of the Spa 901 team since September 2013. “I love the art in beauty and nails, and making clients feel pampered and beautiful.”

Malory Sinclair

Spa Therapist
Malory completed the a 2200 hr massage therapy diploma program from Mount Royal University in 2014. She moved to Fernie in December 2018 and after receiving a massage at Spa 901, she knew immediately that she wanted to join our team! “To be able to help people feel good, while loving what I do is extremely gratifying. Visiting a spa can remind people about the importance of self-care, which can cause them to make healthy choices in their lives"

Paula Lambert

Spa Therapist
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"

Amy Wright

Esthetician
Being born and raised in Fernie, Amy is a local to our community. After studying esthetics and cosmetology at Purley Inspired Academy of Beauty in 2013, and moving around a bit, Amy has come back to Fernie once again to continue her career as an esthetician in her home town. "Beauty is my passion and I pride myself on providing exceptional customer service."

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

Martina Zborilova

Spa Therapist

Brigitte Kaczinski

Spa Coordinator

Erin Pillsworth

Spa Therapist

Sally Lochhead

(currently unavailable)
With over 25 years of practice, Sally is an exceptionally talented Spa Therapist. Sally specializes in deep tissue massage, myofascial cupping, pregnancy, hot stone massage, and most recently reflexology. “I love to meet people and have a real passion about wellness, so this is my perfect environment. I get to work in a beautiful location, with positive people whose aim is to improve the health and wellness of others. The smile when someone has enjoyed their treatment…priceless :)”

Join Our Team!

Positions available for Estheticians / Spa Therapists / BC RMT's

Join Our Team!

Positions available for Estheticians / Spa Therapists / BC RMT's

Join our team!

Positions available for Estheticians / Spa Therapists / BC RMT's
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