Aretha graduated in Upstate New York and later perfected her craft in esthetics in Chicago Illinois. Practicing for over 15 years at high end neighborhood boutique spas and luxury hotel spas including Guerlain and Bliss W Hotel. Eight years working at Bliss gave her the consistent versatility to work with all skin types and learn many advanced skincare lines and modalities. There she also served as a lead technician in training and mentoring, followed by an advanced program in medical esthetics.

Aretha is very passionate about skincare and the entire wellness experience inside and out. She strives to receive results by combining science with nature and fully educating the client on how to care for the their skin on a routine basis. She is known for giving extremely relaxing treatments and phenomenal results!


Eddy has maintained being most requested massage therapist at the Red Door Spa, NY for the last three years. He has been a licensed therapist for over fourteen years and graduated from the NY College of Health Professions. There he studied Swedish, Amma, Shiatsu, Tai-Chi and Sports massage. His main goal in his practice is to enhance the lives of others through stress relief via soft tissue manipulation.

His touch is very thoughtful, detailed and thorough.

Once in a massage a client said to him “I feel sorry that you can never experience your own massage!”


Haley has been a licensed esthetician since 2019. She started her career focusing on shaping eyebrows and perfecting her technique in eyelash extensions. Later she completed a certification in facial guasha and herbal poltice which then lead her to become an educator and teach esthetics in NY state. Haley is very passionate about skincare and excited to share her skills and passions with Gaia’s Cavern!

Please be advised that our space is limited. We are a small and popular boutique spa that operates by appointment only. Booking in advance is necessary, specific services and technicians could require six weeks. Please be aware prior to a gift card purchase. Thank you and we do believe it’s worth the wait!