Relationships are our strength: We treat others the way we would like to be treated. We are committed to your business, to each other and to having fun together. Our success is built on quality relationships.
Responsibility for actions and results: We walk the talk and are 100% accountable for our actions. We honour our commitments to our clients, employees and each other.
Respect for people: Our company is built on trust, openness, and honesty. We respect and support our clients and each other, in all aspects of our business.
Our team comes from diverse backgrounds and has many years experience in the spa and wellness industries:
The team consists of Sheila Otieno-Osanya who has 16 years experience in Hotel & Spa Management & Spa Consulting and Leigh-Anne Wagner who has 13 years experience in Spa Management & Spa Consulting
Sheila was a finalist in the category of Business Woman of the Year selected by the Mogale City Chamber of Commerce in 2004. She has spoken at Professional Beauty and Les Nouvelles Conferences. While at the Westin Grand, the spa won the award for Hotel/ Resort Spa 2006. Sheila is actively involved on the board of the South African Spa Association as well as being a qualified lead auditor for the industry.
In 2004 Leigh-Anne returned to South Africa and assisted in the setup of Pezula Spa and Gym in Knysna. She managed the spa for a year and a half. During this time the spa won two local awards, the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa of the Year, Professional Beauty Best Spa in the Western Cape as well as Spa of the Year Overall. Internationally the Spa was voted number one in the Conde Nast Spa of the year 2005. Pezula Spa & Gym was also the first Spa in South Africa to make it to Leading Spas of the World.
After her term at Pezula Spa & Gym, she went on to manage the Altira Spa at the Western Cape Hotel and Spa, where she was actively involved with the major refurbishment of the spa in May 2006, with South Africa’s first ever 2 hour Rain Forest water experience.
In November 2006, Leigh-Anne headed up the Spa/Leisure Division of Blueprint Hospitality as Director. She broke away to start her own consulting company ‘Esprit Spa/Leisure Concepts’ which was successfully operational from April 2007. Some of her clients included the Saxon Hotel & Spa, Houghton Spa & Gym, Escape to Life Spa development and Molori Safari Lodge & Spa. She joined The Spa People in January 2009.