Radisson Spa team

SONIA BENKAHLA

Position: Manager

Hours: Sonia works Tuesday-Saturday at the Radisson spa.

Background: Sonia has worked in salons & spas for 8 years progressing up to Senior Therapist & Trainer before taking up the role of Manager at Melrose Spa in July 2016.

Qualifications: SVQ 2 & 3 Beauty Therapy, HNC, HND, Retail SVQ, Justbe Botanicals, Elemis Face & Body, Reflexology, Artistic Colour Gloss and Universal Contour Wrap.

Personal: Sonia says 'In my spare time I like spending time with my other half and family, socialising with friends and going on holidays!'

JILL KINSELLA

Position: Spa Co-Ordinator

Hours: Jill works Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays.

Background: Jill is a qualified and experienced therapist and has worked at various local salons & spas in an employed and self employed capacity.

Personal: Outside of work Jill enjoys Walking, Running & Meditation.

Stephanie Forsyth

Position: Senior Therapist

Hours: Stephanie works full-time at Melrose Spa.

Background: Stephanie has been working in the Spa industry since 2013 with experience at local spas including Norton House & Scotsman.

Qualifications: ITEC Level 3 Beauty Therapy, Elemis Face & Body, Lava Shell Massage, Artistic Colour Gloss

Personal: Stephanie says 'I have passion for skincare and Elemis is the best brand I have worked with and I also use it myself. When not at work I like to read and go for long walks with my dog.'

Eva Birch

Position: Senior Therapist

Hours: Eva works Sunday & Monday at the Radisson spa.

Background: Eva has worked in Spas as a therapist & trainer within & outwith the UK. For the last 6 years she has worked at Heathrow Airport for Virgin Atlantic as a Spa therapist before joining Melrose Spa in July 2016.

Qualifications: HND Beauty Therapy, Retail NVQ, Holistic Therapy, Diploma in Sports Remedial Massage, Reiki 1 & 2, Elemis Face & Body

Personal: Eva says 'I love giving holistic treatments as they have a profound healing effect on the recipient. Outside of work I enjoy hiking, horse riding & travelling.' 

Lisa Mcleod

Position: Beauty Therapist

Hours: Lisa works Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays.

Background: Lisa has worked in Spas for 5 years. She joined Melrose Spa in July 2016.

Qualifications: SVQ Level 2, SVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy, Elemis Face & Body, Lava Shell Massage, Artistic Colour Gloss

Personal: Lisa says I love working in a spa environment and providing relaxing treatments. My Favourite treatment is massage, especially Lava Shell and Deep Tissue.

 'Outside of work I enjoy spending time with family, socialising, travelling, cinema and photography.'

Mila Kosowska

Position: Beauty Therapist

Hours: Mila works Sundays, Mondays & Wednesdays at Melrose Spa.

Background: Mila is originally from Poland where she qualified as a beauty therapist and she worked at other local salons before joining Melrose Spa in July 2016.

Qualifications: Beauty Therapy Diploma, Artistic Colour Gloss, Justbe Botanicals, Elemis Face & Body

Personal: Mila says 'I'm passionate in holistic therapies such as relaxing massages, yoga & pilates. I love nail art & make-up as I can express my artistic side.'