Body Treatment Room at Natural Synergy Day Spa Parksville

Our Staff

Aura Vanderwal - Lead Esthetician  at Natural Synergy Day Spa

Aura Vanderwal - Lead Esthetician

Year Started At Synergy: 2012

Why choose to work at Natural Synergy:We go beyond services. We care about you and what is happening in your life.

Favorite Product(s):Moisturizers from Ilike, I change them up throughout the season's, but use them daily!

Favorite Service We Offer:Lash Extensions are my favorite services

Quote that Inspires You:My quote is a question I apply to my daily activities " What legacy are you leaving and what seeds are you sowing into others?"

Inspiration for Creativity at Synergy:God above, People and the Beauty that is around in all things.

Licensed Nail Tech
Master Lash Technician and Educator
Certified Laser Tech
Apprenticed in Esthetics

Jo Vanderwal - Receptionist at Natural Synergy Day Spa

Jo Vanderwal - Manager / Reception / Laser Technician

Year Started At Synergy: 2012

Why choose to work at Natural Synergy: I appreciate the dedication to wholesome ingredients and products and the creation of a welcoming, family atmosphere.

Favorite Product(s): The entire Grape Stem Cell Line: This line is pure, and it has everything you need to defend and heal your skin from environmental stresses, with stem cells new collagen and new cells your skin will glow!

Favorite Service We Offer: Lash Extensions: this is my nap time, beauty time, me time all rolled into 1 service. I feel confident, beautiful and well rested after each appointment.

Quote that Inspires You: "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined." Henry David Thoreau

Inspiration for Creativity at Synergy: My faith and family inspire in my work, and my everyday living

Supervisory Certification
Human Resource Certification
Blackboard Certification
Bachelors of Science in Counseling
Certified Candela Laser Hair Removal Course

Erica Dickson - Certified Masseuse at Natural Synergy Day Spa

Erica Dickson - Certified Masseuse

Year Started At Synergy: 2014

Why choose to work at Natural Synergy: Family work environment, great location

Favorite Product(s): Ilike Apricot Mask

Favorite Service We Offer: Pedicures and Laser Hair Removal

Quote that Inspires You: "The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence." Confucius

Inspiration for Creativity at Synergy: Nature inspires me

Dr of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma
Indian Head Massage
Raynor Naturopathic Massage
Hot/Cold Stone Therapy
Mu Xing
Swedish Level 1 and 2
Myofascial Release
Thai & Shiatsu Therapy

Michelle Snider

Year Started At Synergy: 2018

Why choose to work at Natural Synergy:The staff is amazing. Everyone is so helpful and supportive of a new team member. The combined experience of the beautiful staff is above all else I have experienced in the area. They go above and beyond in customer service and make sure the client feels welcomed and comfortable and leaves relaxed and confident. That is very important to me.

Favorite Product:I am just starting my journey with all of the wonderful Vegan products at Synergy.

Favorite Service We Offer:Pedicures, relaxation massage and facials.. I love Esthetics, its all great

Quote that Inspires You:"Choose a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life."

Inspiration for Creativity at Synergy:I really love getting outside in nature. I love the forrests and the ocean and those are my go to places.

Alexis Middleton - Massage Practitioner at Natural Synergy Day Spa

Alexis Middleton - Massage Practitioner

Hailing originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Alexis is as passionate about massage as she is the outdoors.

Bringing out your best, healthy self is her focus with over 25 years practice in Swedish Massage, Traditional Mayan Lymphatics, Reflexology and Trigger Point Therapies.

Year Started At Synergy: 2008-2013; 2019

Why choose to work at Natural Synergy: This feels like a haven for my soul in both the staff, clients and the warmth of the spa itself.

25 years practice in Swedish Massage
Traditional Mayan Lymphatics
Reflexology and Trigger Point Therapies.
Encompassing 9 years of studies with Cherokee and Mayan cultures in her work offers clients a personal balance and harmony with each massage experience.