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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 Larimer

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 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

Nadia Valdez

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.

Holly Osborne

Level 2 Stylist

Holly O. is a level two 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.

Anna Betts

Level 2 Stylist

Anna first fell in love with Aveda in 2013, shortly after being licensed in western Washington. She has tried other brands but Anna is always pulled back to Aveda. Anna loves how customizable Aveda color is and the freedom to be creative with color. If Anna had to pick three Aveda products she could use for the rest of her life it would be, speed of light, phomolient, and cherry blossom leave in conditioner. Anna has passion for all hair and beauty related things, she enjoys cutting hair for all genders and prides herself on giving an amazing blow out. 
Anna and her boyfriend moved to Ellensburg with their three blue heelers. They wanted to give their dogs the best life and they knew that Ellensburg has the right energy for that. When Anna isn’t behind the chair, you’ll sometimes have a hard time finding her. She enjoys being in the woods with her boyfriend and their dogs. Anna believes that a good dog is a tired dog, so they spend a lot of time hiking and finding new areas to explore. 
You can find her on Instagram @beautyandthebetts

Grace Walter

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.

Madeleine Lenz

Level 2 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.

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.

Mayra Carvajal

Massage Therapist
Esthetician/Lash Technician

Bio coming soon.

Demi Pena

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.

Alyssa Johns

Front Desk

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.

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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