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When you choose Alenté Spa/Salon in Ellensburg, WA, we are dedicated to having you feeling your best and most authentic self.

At Alenté, we are committed to excellence and making each person feel beautiful and cared for. We are passionate about Aveda, artistry and cultivating lasting relationships with our guests and our team. Through the power of touch, health and wellness, we believe we can impact each life, our community and our world.

If you decide to visit us, be sure to look at our policies for spa and salon appointments.

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Meet Our Team

Darcie Whitfield

Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Esthetician

Darcie pursued a career in massage therapy after recovering from a sports injury. She has since made it her lifelong goal to help others manage their chronic pain. Adding skincare to her list of skills seemed like a natural progression to help her clients achieve optimum health and wellbeing in an otherwise stressful world. When she isn’t at work, you will find Darcie and her dog Bear outside hiking and camping with their family.

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Leah Clay

Salon & Spa Director

Leah is the General Manager at Alenté and has been here since 2015. She has a strong love for Aveda and always strives to gain more knowledge to help clients choose products that fit their needs. Leah excels in customer service and loves to make all of her guests feel welcome and engaged. When she isn’t taking care of all the behind the scenes at Alenté, she loves being outdoors and going hiking.

Laura Stephenson

Licensed Esthetician, Manicurist, Spa Lead

Laura Stephenson is Alenté’s spa leader and has been a Licensed Manicurist and Esthetician since 2003. She has a profound love for Aveda and enjoys continuing her education in her work and sharing her knowledge with her peers and guests. Her passion is to nurture and pamper every guest that she sees, and her guests can feel that she pours attention to detail and care in every service she provides. When not working, Laura loves spending time with her family, baking, and reading.

Holly Sotelo

Level 4 Stylist, Salon Lead

Holly Godden has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2007 and established roots at Alenté in 2010. She is very engaged in her career and is continuously striving for growth in her craft. One of her most favorite things about her job is her relationships with her guests over the years. When she’s not working behind the chair or the scenes at Alenté, she stays busy with her two children. She enjoys cooking and baking and is passionate about health and fitness. #HollyAtAlenté

Nadia Self

Level 3 Stylist

Nadia has been a licensed cosmetologist for eight years. She has extensive training in management, makeup, and color. In 2020 Nadia was awarded Best Hair Stylist in Kittitas County and specializes in colors, cuts, skin care, makeup, and weddings. As a previous barista, Nadia knows how to fuel herself with a strong cup of coffee! When she isn’t taking care of her clients, she enjoys being a mom to three beautiful kids, and loves spending time as a family.

Madeleine Lenz

Level 3 Stylist

Born and raised in Ellensburg, Madeleine appreciates the strong sense of support and kindness this community offers. Madeleine enjoys encouraging clients to feel their best on the inside and out. She is grateful to be a part of the Alente team. When she is not at work, Madeleine enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Find her on Instagram @hairby.madeleine.

Chaliea Mullee

Level 2 Stylist

Chaliea is an enthusiastic cosmetologist who loves hair and all things beauty. She is always delighted to meet and connect with new clients, creating a warm and welcoming experience for those who sit in her chair. With a great passion for the environment, Aveda has been steadfast for Chaliea throughout the years, and she is so excited to align those passions with her work as a part of the Alente team. When Chaliea is not working, her free time is usually spent with her friends and family or outdoors enjoying the beauty of Central Washington.


Ana Krsic

Level 1 Hair Designer

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Morgan Bentley

Level 1 Stylist

Morgan is a new stylist, whose goal is to make everyone who sits in her chair feel welcomed and good about themselves. She is excited to grow in her work, and connect with clients to achieve their desired outcome. She is excited to be a part of the Alente team. When she is not making clients feel beautiful, she is either spending time with family and friends, hiking or crocheting.

Lacee Fridley

Licensed Esthetician

Lacee grew up in Naches, but moved to Ellensburg to attend beauty school and pursue her career in esthetics. Ellensburg has become her new home and she love’s the strong sense of community here. She has been a licensed esthetician for a little over a year now and connecting with her clients to help them achieve their desired results is what she’s truly passionate about. Lacee is very excited to be apart of the Alente team! When she’s not at work she enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with family and friends.

Jessica Plettenberg

Nail Technician

Jessica was raised around the beauty industry here in Kittitas County and had always wanted to be a part of it. Jessica loves making people feel beautiful and cared about through her work. When she’s not at work she loves playing with her daughters, and going on adventures with her family.

Elissa Nash

Nail Technician

Bio coming.

Kaylie Armstrong

Front Desk Attendant

As a receptionist at Alente, Kaylie is happy to help clients with all scheduling and service needs they may have. She is delighted to help maintain the warm and welcoming environment Alente nurtures for all who walk through the doors. When she isn’t at Alente, Kaylie has two cats, a boyfriend, and many plants to occupy her time. 

Aryn Hughes

Front Desk Attendant

Aryn is an Ellensburg local born and raised, currently living with her husband and their 4 cats. In her spare time she enjoys painting, taking care of her houseplants, and playing in her garden outside. Aryn is delighted to be one of the smiling faces welcoming you into Alenté!

To book an appointment with one of our staff members, please contact us at 509-925-2500 today!


Alenté Spa / Salon
310 N Pine Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926

Phone: 509-925-2500


Monday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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