Meet our team

We strive to integrate body, mind and spirit in our experiences and provide dedicated professional care.

Heidi Sherwood

Owner of Sapphire Day Spa

As the owner of Sapphire Day Spa, I honour my responsibility of contributing to healthy minds, bodies and spirits. I have worked in the spa industry and as a natural health practitioner for over seventeen years. I feel blessed to have had tremendous support to develop this spa.

I am passionate about change and possibility. I am compassionate about people and our natural environment. 

I am deeply rewarded by the effort made by our clients to transform their lives. I am committed to my team and the field that I am privileged to work in.

My intention is to create a healing space where our clients feel welcome, are nurtured, and are provided with the opportunity to relax and let go.

Welcome, may you find what you are seeking.

Heidi Sherwood

Mert Baturay

Spa Manager

Mert brings years of hospitality, human resources and guest service experience. Mert had been a long time client before he joined our team. 

Dalia Yanai

Spa Coordinator, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Spa Therapist

Dalia has been as Ayurvedic Practitioner practicing for 20 years and working at the spa for 5 years. She oversees the Spa Therapy department as a part of our Leadership Team. Book a health consultation or Ayurvedic treatment today.

Denise Hoag

Spa Coordinator, Aesthetician, Spa Therapist

Denise has been practicing for 15 years and working at the spa for 6 years. Her focus is skincare, while overseeing the Aesthetics department as one of our Leadership Team members. 

Lindsay Britton

Lead Receptionist

Lindsay had run her own events management company prior to joining our team. She loves providing meticulous attention to detail for our reception team. She is on our Leadership Team and has been at the spa for 1 year.

Shannon Davies

Ayurvedic Spa Practitioner, Aesthetician, Spa Therapist

Shannon has been practicing for over 20 years. She has worked at the spa for 16 years. She is one of our most requested and loved practitioners. 

Kenan Enyurekli

Ayurvedic Spa Practitioner, Spa Therapist

Kenan has been practicing for over 20 years and working at the spa for 11 years. He is an exceptional massage practitioner and one of our most requested.

Eric VanDerWeeken

Registered Massage Therapist

Eric has been practicing and working at the spa for 10 years. He teaches at the West Coast College of Massage Therapists and is a very knowledgeable and experienced RMT.

Stephan Dahan

Registered Massage Therapist

Stephan has been practicing for 13 years and at the spa for 5 years. He previously practiced in the US, moved to Canada, headed back to school and continues to practice. That’s dedication!

Denise Osmond

Ayurvedic Spa Practitioner, Aesthetician, Spa Therapist

Denise has been practicing for 8 years and at the spa for 6 years. She has been learning Ayurvedic Spa Therapies and provides warm, thoughtful experiences to our guests. 

Amber Trevi

Spa Therapist, Ayurvedic Spa Therapist

Amber has been practicing and working at the spa for 4 years.  Her previous background is in mental health. She works to calm the nervous system to benefit mind and body. 

Patryjca Silkorski

Aesthetician, Spa Therapist

Patrycja has been practicing for over 20 years and at the spa for 3 years. She is a skincare expert and a holistic and integrative practitioner with a loyal following.

Mesut Kutlubay

Spa Attendant

Mesut has been at the spa for 4 years. He moved to Canada from Turkey and provides a calmness to the spa environment.

Laura Healey

Receptionist

Laura has a background in the spa environment and found her home with us 1 year ago. She pays close attention to detail, is caring, compassionate and dedicated to helping improve the lives of others. 

Heidi Fernweh

Registered Massage Therapist

Heidi has been a RMT for 13 years and at the spa for 1 year. She is an intuitive therapist that treats the person in addition to their injuries with a focus on neck, shoulder and low back issues. 

Alex Baynes

Registered Massage Therapist

Alex has been practicing and at the spa for 1 year. She brings her professional training and her calm, grounding energy into her treatments to support whole body healing.

Alisha Billias

Receptionist

Alisha has a background in the spa industry and has been at the spa for 1 year. She is warm and welcoming and loves caring for the spa space so it is perfect for your visit. 

Mary Nightingale

Receptionist

Mary has a background in the spa industry in the Okanagan. She has been at the spa for 2 years. She cares about people and the planet, has attention to detail and loves working in this incredible industry. 

Andiara Candido

Spa Attendant

Andiara has been at the spa for 1 year. She moved from Brazil where she trained and practiced aesthetics and massage. We are excited for you to book with her in 2023.

Mariah Killinjor

Aesthetician, Spa Therapist

Mariah joined our team in 2022 and has been practicing for 2 years. She loves nail work and provide a soothing, calming treatment experience. 

John Paris

Spa Therapist

John joined our team in 2022 and has been practicing for 20 years. He loves working with clients with chronic and acute pain, as well as sports massage.

Rose Cortez

Assistant Spa Manager

Rose comes to the spa with extensive experience in Yoga – Ayurveda’s sister science, business development and marketing. She is dedicated to exceptional guest care and wellness.