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Aleksandra, Permanent Make-Up Artist

I am a European trained Permanent Make-up Artist who understands that beauty and appearances matter. Women and men who feel more comfortable about themselves, are simply happier, more self confident, empowered, and can achieve much more in their lives without the obstacle of self consciousness. Originally from Poland with a deep tradition of aesthetics, my vision developed fully through my studies at the Istituto Europeo di Design. I am constantly developing and researching new techniques to ensure that the best possible treatments are given to my clients. I started Beauty Matters to raise the bar on the art of permanent make up in Ottawa and am pleased to offer my services through The European. Call me for your free consultation.


Michael , BA, B.Ed., Certified Massotherapist

Massage is one of life’s great gifts. After graduation from the Academy of Scientific Massage I began my practice. I listen to what you have to say as well as what your muscles and tissues are saying in order to provide a treatment with as much benefit as possible.

My massage training is complemented by a degree in English and History as well as a Bachelor of Education. My manner is calm and peaceful and I endeavor to transfer this sense of tranquility to my clients in order to deepen the therapeutic value of each session. Whether you need a relaxation massage or deep tissue, I am confident a relaxation massage at the our spa will be a wonderful experience.

Recently I trained in LomiLomi massage at the Lotus Palm School of Montreal. LomiLomi, a traditional Hawaiian massage, a very different, very sensory form of massage that leads to a deep sense of peace and relaxation. Micheal, bty day is a high school teacher in Ottawa. He is a member of l'Association des Massothérapeutes du Québec (AMQ®.) and does not practice as an RMT, for insurable treatments.


Fred Shepherd, RMT

I am a graduate of Everst Colllege. I strives to provide effective therapeutic treatment with a focussed and specific approach, tailored to each client's specific needs. Treatments incorporate a variety of massage techniques which include deep tissue, trigger point work, myofascial release and remedial exercise.




Viorica, Engr., Owner & Lead Esthetican

I learned traditional European esthetics as a girl. I became an engineer, an entrepreneur and esthetician in Romania and gained my Canadian credentials from La Cité Collégiale. I am also a Reiki practitioner. I opened Viorica's in June 2006 and in 2008, The European became Ottawa's first boutique spa . My goal is to create an oasis here in the city where my customers can experience the in best in skin care, beauty, and wellness, in a personal day spa setting. Let my team provide you with an authentic European experience.