Exhale Spa & Salon will strive to provide you with the finest guest service & products in a professional atmosphere, catering to the body, mind and spirit. Our estheticians & therapists will introduce you to home care products to compliment your daily routine. Choose from a mini-escape to a full day of benefits.

Patricia M. Ristich 

Master Stylist, Master Colourist, Master Judge

"Entrepreneur of the Year" for York Region 2003

Founder of the award winning Wellington House Spa for Hair in 1972, and founder of Exhale Spa and Salon in 2003, Patricia is an entrepreneur in every sense of the word. She is an appointed Gold Level National Hair Judge and a member of the Judges Panel of Canada since 1993. Patricia is also the Ontario Representative and the National Technical Chairperson for Skills Canada.

Patricia is a dynamic and experienced award winning hair stylist with the skill and techniques required for the best results. In a one on one personal consultation, her artistic ability to visually interpret and apply the most suitable style created for your individual needs is exceptional.

Patricia has spent her life volunteering and raising money for many causes; Big Sisters, The Cancer Society, Hospice, South Lake Regional, Country Day School, Pickering College, Breast Cancer and since opening Exhale Spa and Salon in 2003, we have focused on the local cause, Coats for Kids in Bradford, Ontario and have provided thousands of children with winter warmth. Thank you so much for your ongoing support.

Kate deVries 

Spa Coordinator 

Kate’s number one priority is YOU!

With over 10 years of experience at Exhale Spa & Salon, Kate understands our clients’ needs and can design a package that will leave you relaxed and feeling fabulous.

If you are a new client, Kate will take the time to go over our many services and recommend the service that is right for you.

Her professionalism and friendly smile will provide comfort and confidence that your day will be exactly what you expect and deserve.

In addition to keeping our clients happy, she also ensures that we have the latest products in stock.

In her spare time, Kate enjoys spending time with family and friends, dining out, and following baseball.         


Anthony Watson

Jeannine Paulos 

Registered Massage Therapist

Relax with a soothing or therapeutic massage from one of our highly experienced massage therapists, Jeannine Paulos.

Jeannine grew up in Bradford and has been with Exhale since 2007. She is a certified massage therapist from CDI College with additional certification as a Hot Stone Massage Therapist.

Now living in Innisfil with her family she loves being a mom and volunteering at her children’s school.

Jeannine enjoys walking, Yoga and travelling to Portugal every year.

Yuliya Sokolskaya 


Pampering our clients from head to toe is Yuliya''s speciality.  Yuliya brings a wealth of experience and provides a variety of services such as basic & specialty facials, waxing, manicures and pedicures. 

In addition to her certification from the European Beauty School in Toronto, she also has her licence in Esthetics and cosmetology from the Cosmetology Association in Halifax in Nova Scotia and a diploma in Esthetics from the School of Beauty in Tel-Aviv in Israel.

Yulyia has one daughter and is married.  She enjoys reading and learning about new innovations in the field of beauty. She is also fluent in English, Russian & Hebrew. 

Anthony Watson

Anthony Watson

"International Platform Artist" 

Co-founder of Exhale Spa and Salon in 2003, International Redken Performing Artist and Educator at the prestigious NYC 5th Avenue Redken Academy, New York, NY, Anthony invites you to experience his talent for the art of hair design, coloring and "hair dressing". 

You''ve seen him on City TV''s CityLine - Fashion Friday''s with Marilyn Dennis, Much Music, Breakfast Television, Toronto''s Fashion Focus, Strut magazine, Canadian Hairdresser and Salon Magazine as well as many local and national chairty events. He''s exceptional.

Anthony will create a personalized image from any canvas whether it is "silk" or "burlap", respecting natural hair movement, individual head form, life style, physique, skin tone, and ability. Whether it is Fashion Forward, Avant-Garde, Classic, Romantic, or Natural,. Anthony will help you project the image that says "YOU'RE" the best!

Kristina Trout

Part-Time Receptionist

With a friendly and positive attitude, Kristina is passionate about taking the time for each individual client, adhering to their unique and specific needs.

She takes extra care in helping them to choose the right services that will meet their requirements. 

Kristina is married with two children, and enjoys spending time travelling, swimming and growing her clothing business, which is available at Exhale Spa & Salon.  

Nicole Billett

Registered Massage Therapist

Nicole Billett has been an enthusiastic and dedicated massage therapist since 2004.

She is committed to help meet your goals, whether to restore your body to function, manage chronic pain, or renew yourself through relaxation.

As well as utilizing classic Swedish and Deep Tissue techniques, Nicole has taken courses in Prenatal Massage, Hot Stone, Lymphatic Drainage and Aromatherapy to name a few. In future, she will continue to add new skills for client centred care.

Outside of work, Nicole is an enthusiastic cook, swimmer, reader and traveller who loves the arts and visits as many galleries, theatres, and museums as she can.

"now exhale, slowly and deeply" 

Anayeli Vazquez

 Nail Technician

Sit back and relax in our over sized recliners while Ana pampers you with her relaxing spa manicures and pedicures. Using her creative talents she provides colour and excitement to every occasion at Exhale Spa & Salon with her hand made decorations that you will see adorning the spa.

Ana attended college as an English Teaching Instructor and in addition achieved the highest recognition and award throughout her school years. She plans to continue her education at Georgian College (aesthetics) while at Exhale Spa & Salon.

Originally from Mexico, Ana is fluent in Spanish & English. She has 3 little girls with her husband and in her spare time she enjoys traveling, reading and watching comedies and romantic films.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, please give us 24 hours notice. There will be a 25% service charge applied to all missed appointments or those cancelled without 24 hours notice. 

Bookings: Booking your spa visit early will help you get the treatment and time you desire.

Punctuality: Your experience begins when you walk through our door. We ask that you arrive 15 minutes before your appointment time. Allow yourself this luxury to unwind and we promise it will only enhance your treatment. 

Gratuities: Spa treatments do not include gratuities. In appreciation for outstanding service, gratuities may be given to the staff at your discretion. You may leave a cash tip with your therapist or technician at the end of your session, or if you are paying by cash you may include it with your payment. Gratuities may  not be paid with bank or credit cards.

Finally... We kindly request that you leave your cell phones, pagers and children at home so all guests can enjoy their time at Exhale.