Meet the Team
  1. Jo Rea Salon Owner
    My name is Jo and I have been the owner and manager of The Village Retreat since June 2015. I grew up in Felpham and have worked as a Beauty Therapist at the salon for several years. My vision is to provide a welcoming place of excellence in warm and inviting surroundings.
  2. Becca Byrne Beauty Therapist
    Hi, I have been a Beauty Therapist since 2010. I offer many treatments, but I am particularly busy with Shellac Nails, Spray Tanning and Eyebrow Shaping and Tinting. I am very keen to keep up to date with the latest trends, training and knowledge.
  3. Jo Gooding Beauty Therapist
    Hello, I'm Jo G. I originally worked at The Village Retreat nearly 20 years ago and have continued to practice as a Beauty Therapist ever since gaining new skills and a loyal customer base. I am particularly experienced with manicures and pedicures, waxing and massage.
  4. Carole Coren Automatic Writing & Spiritual Healing
    Hello, I'm Carole. I am a practicing Medium and I trained with the National Federation of Spiritual Healers. I've been in touch with my spirit guides for 25 years. They channel information through me. You ask the questions about your life and I write it down for you to keep.
  5. Debbie Holloway Beauty Therapist
    Hi, I'm Debbie and I have been a Beauty Therapist at The Village Retreat for the past 13 years. As well as being experienced in traditional Beauty Therapy treatments like facials and massage, I also particularly enjoy Reflexology and Reiki Healing and Indian Head Massage.
  6. Kim Didden Eden Energy Practioner
    My name is Kim Didden and I have been working at The Village Retreat since 2014. I am an EFT - (Emotional Freedom Technique) Practitioner and a continuing student of Eden Energy Medicine. I have recently qualified in AromaTouch Massage. I believe in Healing the Natural Way.
  7. Alison Gilbert Sports and Remedial Masseur
    Hi, I'm Ali. I have been a Remedial and Sports Massage Therapist for the last 15 years, and worked at The Village Retreat for the last 7 years. I offer a deep massage which treats the muscles and helps provide rehabilitation after an injury. I am also a Personal Trainer.
  8. Toni Schnerider Beauty Therapist
    Hello, I'm Toni. I have been working at The Village Retreat for 18 years. I offer a number of treatments which include manicures and pedicures, facials and tinting and I am especially experienced in waxing.
  9. Jenni Tarbutt CryoTherapist
    My name is Jenni and I am an experienced CryoTherapist using CryoPen. I can safely and effectively remove skin tags, warts, verrucaes, cherry angiomas, age spots and milia using Nitrous Oxide. It is virtually pain free and minimally invasive.
  10. Michele Wigg Epilation/Beauty Therapist
    Hi, I'm Michele and I have been a skin care therapist since 2006. I am trained in many aspects of Beauty Therapy including Jessica nail treatments, prescriptive Dermalogica facials and epilation. I started working at The Village Retreat in July 2015.
  11. Andy Stott Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Acupressure, Shiatsu & TM Reset
    I have worked in healing for over 35 years, with both people and animals. I studied Shiatsu in 1986 and from there I added Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Temper-Mandibular Reset and Acupressure. I find using a combination of my techniques profoundly beneficial.
  12. Ben Calleja Sports Massage
    My name is Ben and I joined The Village Retreat in November 2017. I am a qualified Sports Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer. I am a keen athlete and have a particular interest in weight lifting and rugby. I'm really enthusiastic and look forward to meeting new clients.