Lisa is a sauna and bathing spa expert having visited over 80 spas and hot springs in 13 countries. Her vast range of spa visits include; local banyas in Ukraine, undeveloped hot springs in interior BC, costal retreat spas in the US pacific northwest coast, spa resorts in the Ecuadorian Andes, nordic spas in Quebec, luxury spas in the Okanagan, German sauna complexes, ancient ritual bathing pools in Bali, Turkish hammams, geothermal baths in Iceland and the Azores, and local sauna houses everywhere from Thunder Bay to Vietnam. Over the course of these visits, she has accumulated an arsenal of best practices and understands how to market the sauna house model in a way that will produce loyal and dedicated heat-seekers of all demographics.
Lisa Jaster – has over 13 years experience in project development and management, including project coordination, marketing, recruitment, and large budget management. She has played lead roles in positions at North Island College, Vancouver Island University, Canada World Youth, University of Alberta and University of Calgary. She is an expert in marketing and community outreach, and her resourcefulness and market intuition has lead to the success of 6 international exchange projects, multiple print and web marketing campaigns, and facilitating hundreds of youth in their international education experiences. She is an experienced educator and a natural host. In addition, she has worked at the prestigious Ten Spa in Winnipeg, Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg, where she experienced the spa business first hand. Lisa has over 17 years of customer service experience.
Lisa is an entrepreneur and lives with her partner Dan and her Aussie Retriever Echo, in the Comox Valley.