You don’t need to travel far to get away.

Centrally-located in Newington, CT, Del Soul Spa offers each guest an exceptional spa experience in a truly unique setting. We combine a carefully crafted services list with passionate body and mindfulness experts, resulting in a state of lasting bliss.

 

Whether you are an old friend or a new guest, we’re proud to introduce you our Del Soul Spa team.

Katie D’Onofrio

owner

Katie is a licensed massage therapist with over 10 years in the spa and wellness field. A graduate of Branford Hall Career Institute, Katie went on to work in a wellness center alongside Chiropractors and Physical therapists, as a chiropractic assistant and LMT specializing in sports and deep tissue massage. She later went on to learn the spa industry where she then advanced her knowledge by becoming certified and now specializing in hair removal, as well as other massage modalities like hot stone, therapeutic massage, and numerous body treatments. Katie also offers nail care, and brow tinting, as well as a basic knowledge in the skin care field.

Heather Blair

owner

Heather is a dually trained licensed massage therapist and aesthetician with over 21 years of experience in the spa industry. A graduate of Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, Heather found her passion was in spa and wellness so she decided to continue her education in skin care. She went on to become certified in aesthetics through the International Institute of Cosmetology and graduated in 2008. Heather yields many talents, she is a highly trained waxing specialist for both men and women, she is trained in nail care, and she also practices many interesting and innovative types of massage therapies including Ashiatsu, Lastone, and Mona Lomi. Heather is currently enrolled in the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and she will soon be offering her services in nutrition as well.

Kristin Colaresi

licensed massage therapist

Kristin has been a licensed massage therapist for 15 years. She graduated from the International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego, California in 2000. She graduated from Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2003 and went on to obtain her license in the state of Connecticut and has been practicing there ever since. Kristin specializes in deep tissue, therapeutic, and hot stone therapies. She is also a highly sought after waxing specialist for both men and women for facial and body waxing.  She is also trained in nail care, lash and brow tinting, basic skin care as well as many body treatments.

Sara Aldrich Pereira

licensed massage therapist

Sara’s love for the Spa Industry started at the young age of seventeen, while training as a nail technician at The Nail Spa in Ellington, CT. During her ten years at the nail salon, she studied massage therapy and graduated from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2003. Sara has worked in many different settings in the field since then, including working alongside a chiropractor, owning her own practice, teaching massage therapy for various programs in the state. Sara has continued education certificates in Hot Stone, Pre-natal Massage, Myofascial Release, and Cupping Therapy just to name a few. Her love of the spa setting has her coming to work with us at Del Soul Spa! 

Lisa Digirolamo

licensed massage therapist

Lisa is a self-described science geek, fascinated by the human condition. Having a background in neuropsychology, she understands that the body and mind are one, and regular massage therapy can have a profound impact on overall health. Since graduating from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2007, Lisa has focused her bodywork style to be a therapeutic blend of Eastern and Western techniques. Whether you need Gua Sha on the meridians or deep tissue work on the iliopsoas complex, she’s got you covered. Lisa has worked in conjunction with acupuncturists, chiropractors, and physical therapists to ensure that her clients get the best care in achieving optimum mobility and function. She has also discovered a fantastic tool for delivering her work: FEET! Lisa is our resident barefoot bodyworker, providing Thai Massage, Ashiatsu, and her personal favorite, Sarga Bodywork. In addition to being a licensed massage therapist, Lisa is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and an Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist.

Chrystal Moore

lead nail technician & aesthetician

Chrystal received her Aesthetic certification at The Institute of Aesthetic Arts and Sciences, Southbury CT in 1991, while attending she was trained in aesthetics, manual lymphatic drainage, manicures, pedicures, waxing, reflexology, and Make-Up Artistry with Linda Merideth, London UK. That same year she received her certification in Nail Technology from Gal Mar Academy, Hamden, CT. After some time in the spa industry, she decided to take her education to another level and received her BA in Sociology at Teikyo Post University, Waterbury, CT in 2001. She is currently studying Advanced Medical Nail Technology at MediNail Learning Center with Dr. Spalding to provide safer more sanitary treatments. Chrystal prides herself on delivering professional spa services from the moment a client walks through the door until the time they leave.

Natalie Poitras

licensed massage therapist

Natalie’s style combines the best techniques from therapeutic and sports massages and is reflective of her training and commitment to athletics and movement. Her education at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, combined with her membership in the American Massage Therapy Association, allows her to bring the newest methodologies and techniques to Del Soul. Prior to joining our team, Natalie taught movement as a dance instructor and competed in a wide variety of athletic events. Her massage work is driven by intuition and nurturance, with a sensitivity to each client’s concerns and problem areas. Natalie’s sessions help melt away stress to leave you feeling relaxed and at ease.