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Meet the Team

“He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.”
– 2 Corinthians 1:4

Our Staff

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Michelle Gossett

Michelle is the owner of Solace Relaxation Massage, LLC. She opened in December, 2018. In 2022, the business expanded to add Floatation Therapy. After 25 yrs in the medical field, Michelle wanted to do more to help people cope with one of the leading causes of disease... STRESS! She was an EMT-B from 1993-2000 and received her Medical Assistant and Cardiology Technician degrees from UDA in Pittsburg, PA in 1998. Michelle furthered her adult education through The NewPointe Institute where she earned a diploma in Biblical Studies in 2014 and Graduated from Stratford Career Institute with a degree as a Relaxation Therapist in 2018. Michelle is committed to helping her community heal spiritually, mentally, and physically.

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Erin Wires

Erin retired from the United States Air Force after serving our country all over the world for 20 years. She obtained a degree in Health Service Management from the Community College of the Air Force and studied Business Management at Malone University. Erin worked in the Medical Administration field for 25 years. She has brought her passion for helping people to Solace Relaxation Massage & Float Spa where she has been doing relaxation massage since January of 2023.

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Simone Basiletti

Simone graduated from Dover High School in 2022. She is currently furthering her education at Kent State University where she is studying speech pathology. Simone is always finding ways to assist others, whether that's finding them comfort, or happiness. She has been doing relaxation massage with Solace Relaxation Massage & Float Spa since January 2023. (women only)

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Timberly Yant, LMT

Timberly has been a licensed massage therapist for 10 years. She studied at The Ohio College of Massotherapy and graduated with with an Associates of Science. She has been married to her husband Andy for 8 years. Together they have a 1 year old daughter & 13 year old son. They reside in Freeport Ohio. In their free time they enjoy spending time with family, hosting cookouts, watching their nieces and nephews play sports, canning, gardening, baking, and tending to the more quiet side of homestead life. A list of services she offers but not limited too are: Deep Tissue (most popular), Relaxation, Pregnancy, Hot Stone.

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Ava Ray

Ava Ray (women only) completed her Relaxation Massage training and loves helping people. You’ll find her always with a coffee in hand. Lover of nature and the great outdoors ! She is passionate about the gospel of Jesus Christ. Her sister Olivia is her best friend who she spends most of her time with outside of work! She loves traveling and being with family!

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Alexa Baumberger

Alexa graduated from The University of Akron in spring of ‘23 with her degree in Public Relations. In October, 2023 she switched gears by joining the team at Solace and began relaxation massage. Helping others de-stress is something she’s passionate about!

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Jack Falconer

Jack started his journey into body awareness in his 200hr Yoga Teacher training at Yoga Strong in Canton in February of 2022. He concurrently worked on his reiki level 1 and 2 trainings, eventually completing his Reiki Master training in August 2022. After finding a passion for massage from first hand experience, Jack began to learn and practice with guidance from friends and mentors. He then completed his Isle Verde Spa Relaxation Massage Training in April 2023. Now having almost a year of experience in massage and multiple years in reiki and Yoga, Jack takes a well rounded holistic approach to his massage and energy work sessions. Jack is focused on body positivity and creating a safe a space for others to work on their own inner healing.

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Raygan Brink

Raygan is a lifelong resident of New Philadelphia, OH. She graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 2022, She is a 2023 graduate from The Day Spa in Columbus, OH and obtained her Licensure as an Advanced Esthetician. She specializes in Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, Dermaplaning, Lash Lift and Tints, Brow Waxing, and Brow Tint and Lamination. She loves everything about skincare and loves to help people feel comfortable with their natural beauty.

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Angela Meek

Angela is wife and mother of two grown gingers! (She’s not sure how she survived that!) She loves spending time with family, gardening, fishing, hiking and wine. She has been an esthetician for 15 years. She has advanced training in dermaplaning, chemical peels, lash lifts, facial massage, gua sha massage, facial cupping and high frequency. She loves to bring back the “glow” and teach clients how to take care of their skin at home. She looks forward to assisting you with your skin journey.

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Kaira Erwin

Kaira resides in New Philadelphia with her husband Tyler, their daughter Adeline and their 6 dogs! Kaira worked in addiction/mental health for 5 years. Although she loved it, it wasn’t her passion. Kaira decided to follow her dreams and graduated as an advanced esthetician in 2023 from national beauty college. Kaira also enjoys girls trips with her mother and daughter, watching Adeline take part in all her sports and dance, shopping, date nights with her husband, and spending time with her friends and family.

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Meah Beans

Meah is a lifelong resident of Tuscarawas County. She is a wife, mother, avid reader, gardener, and traveler. Meah is a holistic practitioner with certifications in Reiki, Yoga, DONA Childbirth & Lacation, and Relaxation Massage. She was drawn to massage specifically through her own personal experience with anxiety and pain relief. She is passionate about empowering and educating women and has witnessed first hand the healing power of massage with her doula clients as a birth worker.

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Hailey Mills

Hailey is an Advanced Esthetician who completed her training at Raphael's School of Beauty Culture. She is trained in a variety of areas such as relaxation massage, dermaplaning, chemical peels, high frequency facials, microdermabrassion, lash lifts, and much more! She has a passion for helping others feel beautiful and confident in their own skin. Prior to being an Esthetician, she was a Professor of Communication. She earned her BA from the University of Mount Union and her MA from The University of Akron. In her spare time, she enjoys serving as a greeter at church every Sunday, spending time with her friends and family, watching reruns of The Big Bang Theory, and reading on the latest in the esthetics world.

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Taylor Meek

Taylor Meek (women only) is passionate about helping people feel their best! She is certified in Relaxation Massage, (which she LOVES! She is also currently attending Raphael's for her Esthetician training and is really enjoying every aspect of it. She graduates in September!!

Our Vision & Mission Statement

Our MISSION is to build a facility that will help our community heal their bodies spiritually, physically, and emotionally.
Our VISION is to improve the quality of our communities’ lives through massage and floatation therapy.
We strive to reflect our values of integrity, service excellence, compassion, and care for the overall well-being of all of our clients.
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