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Sanctuary is an eco salon & holistic spa in downtown Lawrence, Kansas. We welcome guests of all ages, gender identifications, and nationalities to be relaxed and at ease in our space. Our mission is to uplift and support our community by offering a safe and healing environment for clean beauty and wellness.

About: About Us

Our licensed massage therapist, Lacey Thies is a Lawrence local, lover of wellness, and mother of a five year old. She received her training at MTTI Wellspring in downtown Lawrence in 2009. 

After working as a massage therapist for the past ten years and formulating her craft in various work environments such as chiropractic clinics, physical therapy offices, and mountain resort spas, our LMT is pleased to once again be stationed in Lawrence to serve the people of her hometown community. 


As a huge believer in the mind - body connection, she intuitively listens to the body's needs, and digs a little deeper in hopes of providing relief to underlying issues. She loves providing someone with their very first massage experience, and enjoys assisting clients in achieving their long term goals. 


Whether you are interested in trying massage for the first time, or looking for a therapist whom you can explain your needs to very specifically, our licensed massage therapist would be honored to be a part of your wellness journey! 



Esthetician Brooke Viola loves to create a serene environment for her guests. She uses botanically-based, dermatologist recommended products to customize your skin care treatments to suit your specific needs. In addition to high quality skin care, you will be pampered with warm towels, steam, and therapeutic massage for your face, scalp, neck, shoulders, arms, and hands. You will leave feeling completely pampered and deeply relaxed.


Cosmetologist and bridal enthusiast Tessa Buster is deeply passionate about the hair industry. She loves to continue her education and has achieved certificates in hair extensions, keratin treatments, and waxing. Making her guests feel and look their best brings her the most joy. Tessa's specialties include: Hair cutting, coloring, and keratin treatments. 

Brooke Viola has been in the beauty industry for 17 years. She is the owner, stylist, and esthetician at Sanctuary Salon and Spa. Brooke strives to provide high quality care for all guests. She is committed to regularly screening and researching color and products for the best and healthiest options for our clients and the environment. In the salon, she loves to do creative haircuts and vivid colors that push the envelope. Whether you're looking for a fun and funky pixie, fashion mullet, shag / or / a natural, low-maintenance look- she's got you covered! 

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