Creators of Relaxation & Beauty
Let Us Treat You Right
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.
Meet Our Team
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.
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.
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.
Level 3 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
Level 3 Stylist
Trisha has been doing hair for nine years, with the majority of that time at Alente. She spent a year in Seattle doing an advanced training program for color and cut. Trisha loves making hair look naturally beautiful and creating friendships with her guests. Trisha has her own candle business, which she started to be home as much as possible with her son and husband. When she is not working, she loves riding her horses and DIY projects.
Level 3 Stylist
Kaily has been at Alenté since 2013. She studied Aveda techniques through an apprenticeship at Alenté and is a proud CWU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art. She is known in the salon for her artistry in color and cuts. She prides herself on the ability to find the look that best suits her clients’ natural beauty. Kaily’s show-stopping formal hairstyles are a force to be reckoned with. She enjoys being creative with elaborate braids and helping her brides feel relaxed on their big day. Kaily will always take the time to get to know her clients and help them achieve their ultimate hair dreams. When Kaily’s not at the salon, she loves being a mom to her daughter Arley, a golfer’s wife to her husband Matt, and a small hobby farmer living in Kittitas.
Level 2 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.
Level 1 Stylist
Holly O. is a Level One cosmetologist that received her license after a two-year, one-on-one apprenticeship at Alenté. She offers a wide range of hair, nails, and skin services and loves the opportunity to help clients feel beautiful in their unique ways. Holly enjoys reading, crafting, gardening, and spending time with friends and family in her off time. She looks forward to new opportunities at home and work and always seeks to execute her clients’ vision while giving them a wonderful experience.
Level 1 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.
Level 1 Stylist
Grace was born and raised in Ellensburg. She has a great passion for helping people express their inner beauty and is very excited to be a part of the Alente team. When she isn’t working, Grace enjoys hiking, swimming, and spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoys long walks with her Goldendoodle, Charlie.
Licensed Massage Therapist/Esthetics Apprentice
Demi was born and raised in Yakima, and commutes to Ellensburg for work. Demi has been a massage therapist for five years and specializes in hip and neck work. She is excited to be continuing her education with her Esthetics license through Washington State’s apprentice program at Alente. When Demi is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her two boys.
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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.
Gisselle was born and raised in Ellensburg. She is currently attending Central with an intended major in business. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite thing about Ellensburg is the beautiful sunsets that she enjoys chasing with her dog, Luna. After college, her goal is to advance in her career and travel the world.
Alyssa recently moved from Orcas Island to further her education here in Ellensburg. She is currently attending Central with an intended major in Sociology. During her free time, Alyssa enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite aspect about Ellensburg is the tight-knit community she came to love about Orcas.