welcome to illume wellness spa

illume is a brand new, therapeutic space in a riverside location on York Street in Stratford. Visits to illume are a natural, calming experience, allowing you to feel renewed and refreshed. Our Scandinavian-inspired décor replete with natural elements ensures you feel as great as you look when your spa visit is over.

illume wellness spa is proud to be an Eminence Green SpaWe are a proud Eminence Green Spa that specializes in using clean and natural ingredients to better our environment.

the products we use

Eminence Organic Skin Care is a beautiful, organic skin care line from Hungary, and an industry leader in environmentally products and practices.

Elate Cosmetics is a highly pigmented natural makeup line, made in Canada. Beautiful colours, skin nourishing ingredients, and sustainable, refillable bamboo packaging.

Spa Ritual is a vegan, plant-based nail and body care line providing nourishing scrubs and body lotions and long lasting, breathable nail care and polishes.

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spa services

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Seasonal Spa Manicure – $45 (1 hr)
The classic manicure with our seasonal sugar scrub, your choice of hydrating masque, followed by luxurious arm and hand massage and finishing with polish

The Classic Manicure – $34 (45 min)
Your basic manicure to care for your nails, cuticles and skin, including a hand scrub, arm and hand massage, finishing off with polish

Express Manicure – $25 (30min)
File, light cuticle work, lotion and a polish and you’re on your way

Prince or Princess Manicure (12 and under) – $15
File, buff, massage and polish, for those young hands

Enhance your manicure with the following
Paraffin Treatment or organic masque – $10
paraffin is a soothing treatment for arthritis and sore joints
Artistic Gloss Gel Polish – $12 lasts up to 2 weeks
French Polish Application – $5
Bottle Service- $12
take your polish home

View our cancellation policy.



Seasonal Spa Pedicure – $65 (75 min)
The classic pedicure with our seasonal sugar scrub, and your choice of hydrating masque, luxurious lower leg and foot massage, finishing with polish

The Classic Pedicure – $50 (60 min)
Your basic pedicure to care for your nails, cuticles and skin, followed by sugar scrub, lower leg and foot massage, finishing off with polish

No Polish Pedicure – $45 (45min)
All your foot care needs without the polish!

Prince or Princess Pedicure – $20 (12 and under)
Foot soak, nail trim, buff, massage, and polish

illuminate your treatment with:
Paraffin Treatment
– $10
soothing treatment for arthirits and sore joints
Artistic Polish lasts up to 3 weeks – $12
French Polish Application – $5
Bottle Service – $12 take your polish home

Prices subject to change.

View our cancellation policy.


Traditional  Facial~ $90  (60 mins)
A therapeutic treatment using Eminence Organics, that is custom to your skin care needs and concerns. Hungarian massage technique, that allows you to fall into relaxation mode and focus on your mind and body.

Deluxe Facial A Staff Favourite! ~ $120  (90 mins)
Start with a back exfoliation and massage, followed by our Traditional Facial.

illume Custom Peels
Choose an extra step to elevate your treatment:

Arctic Berry Peel – $10
Improves skin texture and tone, reduces pigmentation, fine lines, wrinkles and inflammation, leaving your skin feeling radiant.

Salicylic Acid Peel – $10
Targets different grades of acne, congestion within pores. Rapidly removes blockages to help improve acne breakouts. Suitable for all skin types, this peel exfoliates, refines and rejuvenates.

Yam and Pumpkin Enzyme Peel – $10
Boosts elasticity, collagen and helps heal damaged skin. Great for pigmentation, scarring and uneven skin tones.

Illuminate your treatment with:

Ultra Lift Eye Treatment – $10
A gentle exfoliant and raspberry eye masque to target puffiness, fatigue and dark circles.

Lip Treatment – $10
A three-step treatment. Gentle fruit enzymes refine, followed by an extra rich masque and lip balm that deeply hydrates.

Eye & Lip Treatment Duo – $18

Prices subject to change. View our cancellation policy.


Registered Massage Therapy Treatments  (insurance receipt will be issued) With all body treatments, there are contraindications. Please consult with your spa therapist. Registered Massage Therapy (HST not included) 30 mins  $55      45 mins  $75       60 mins  $85       75 mins  $100       90 mins  $115

RMT Signature Massage      same prices as massage therapy, above
A gentle, rhythmical massage treatment to stimulate the circulation of lymph fluid around the body. This helps to rapidly speed up the removal of wastes and toxins from a lymphatic system.
Spa Treatments performed by an Aesthetician

Back Treatment ~ $70  (45 mins) This treatment is perfect for that special occasion. Includes a full back exfoliation, extractions (if needed), masque, and concludes with a back massage.

Aromatherapy Massage ~ $65  (60 mins)    $55  (45 min)    $30  (30 mins) Combining essential oils with massage is the perfect way to de-stress, ease muscle tension & improve circulation allowing you to feel refreshed and revitalized.

Seasonal Body Treatment ~ $90  (90 mins) Slow down, unwind, and completely let go. A wonderful scrub of the body with a seasonal Eminence Organics sugar scrub to exfoliate and brighten the skin, followed by a relaxing, healing massage with a seasonal body wrap, to melt your tensions away.

Ayurvedic Scalp Treatment ~ $80 (60mins) Therapeutic massage techniques in a deeply relaxing treatment of the scalp, neck, shoulders and face. Inducing a deep relaxing response, this treatment is luxurious and will be sure to release tension and stress. This treatment finishes with an application of warm oil poured luxuriously through the hair and scalp for deep moisture and conditioning. End this service with an Eminence cleanse, tone & moisturizer.

Prices subject to change.

View our cancellation policy.


Hair Removal

Sugaring Sugaring is a gentler and truly progressive method of hair removal. It is effective on all skin types and hair textures for both men and women. Waxing Soft & hard wax – two forms of hair removal using wax that are hypoallergenic and gentle to all skin types.

Eyebrows -$14
Lip or Chin – $10
Facial Trio -$32

Bikini – $25 -$35
Brazilian – $45

Back or Chest $30-$45
Underarms – $15
Arms -$25 – $35

1/2 Leg – $35
Full Leg (includes bikini) -$65

Tinting Eyebrow Tint – $14
Eyelash Tint -$22
Lash and Brow Tint – $33
Eyebrow Tint & Wax – $25

Prices subject to change. View our cancellation policy.


Makeup & Beauty

Make-up Application – $40
Using highly pigmented, natural finish and plant based make up.

Trial and Wedding Day Application – $75

Bridal and Wedding Party on Location – $60
Fees may vary if out of local area, credit card required for booking.

False Lash Application – $10
Product provided on location.

Prices subject to change.
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Blissful ~ $200  (3 hrs)
Aromatherapy Massage, Traditional Facial, and Classic Pedicure

Essential ~ $105  (2.5 hrs)
Spa Manicure & Spa Pedicure

Harmony ~ $150  (2 hrs)
Traditional Facial & Aromatherapy Massage

Manicure & Pedicure ~ $80  (2 hrs)
Classic Manicure & Pedicure

Rejuvenating ~ $170  (3 hrs)
Traditional Facial, Manicure & Pedicure

Tranquil ~ $175  (3 hrs)
Deluxe Facial & Spa Pedicure

NOTE: Any package can be modified.

Prices subject to change.
View our cancellation policy.



Salt Room Therapy

illumes Salt of the Earth room is a therapeutic space where one can focus on meditation. . In the room you are surrounded by salt particles and negative ions, helping purify the air and increase lung capacity and decrease inflammation. The room’s absolute silence allows the body to get “quiet”. You can lay down in a comfortable chair to rest or even sleep to maximize relaxation.

$30 – 25 minutes
$45 – 45 minutes

Salt Therapy Packages coming soon!

Prices subject to change.
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cancellation policy

We have reserved your time of booking just for you.

Individual Appointments

Please have credit card information available at time of booking for services 2 hours or longer. 24 hour cancellation is required for appointments 2 hours or longer. Services will be charged in half for missed appointments or insufficient notification of cancellation.

Group Appointments

For all group bookings, a credit card will be required at the time of booking. 72 hour cancellation is required for all group bookings. Services will be charged in half for missed appointments or insufficient notification of cancellation.

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spa products

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Eminence Organic Skincare

Eminence Organic Skin Care is a beautiful skin care line from Hungary. It embodies half a century of herbal craftsmanship and experience, and several centuries of unsurpassed skin rejuvenation techniques unique to Hungary. Eminence is also committed to being the industry leader in keeping our planet green.

We are proud to be a Certified Eminence Green Spa! Eminence is a very socially and environmentally conscious company, and we are so happy to be a part of that.

Together with Trees for the Future, Eminence has planted over 9,000,000 trees! Every time you purchase a product, a tree is planted in a developing country. They have also started The Eminence Kids Foundation, dedicated to providing organic meals to sick children in hospital worldwide.  To date, they have provided 54,000 meals to sick children.

Plus these beautiful products for face, hands, and body


SpaRitual products are cruelty-free and vegan, and include certified organic ingredients for nail colour that’s as good for animals and the environment as it is for you.

elate cosmetics

We are proud to work with elate cosmetics, a beautiful makeup line that is vegan, sustainable, clean, cruelty-free, and made in Canada.

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spa staff

Elsa Fähraeus

Elsa Fähraeus

Owner, Aesthetician & Eyelash Technician

I love the spa industry and am very passionate about being an aesthetician. I love coming into work knowing I am here to make my clients day. I enjoy meeting new people and treating their needs. Seeing results instantly is something that inspires me, but mainly inspires the clients themselves. The best part about each day is being here at the spa and knowing this isn’t just my job, it’s my life. EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

  • Graduated from Elegance School of Aesthetics in 2012
  • Continuing Eminence Organic Skin Care Training

Terri-Lynn Penney

Terri-Lynn Penney

Registered Massage Therapist

Terri-Lynn’s bio coming soon!

Sara Johnston

Sara Johnston

Certified Aesthetician

Sara’s bio coming soon!

Maureen McCabe

Maureen McCabe

Certified Aesthetician

I love the spa and cosmetics industry, and find it to be very rewarding. I love the diversity of my day and the interesting people that I meet. Our goal is to provide you with a soothing and relaxing experience, personalizing your treatments to suit you best.


  • Aromatherapy at Gina’s College of Advanced Aesthetics
  • Aesthetics at Conestoga college
  • Level 1 Lymphatic Drainage at The Upledger Institute
  • Aveda School, continuing education with Aveda products
  • Continuing Eminence training with Eminence Organic Skincare
  • Certified Sugarist through Alexandria Body Sugar (hair removal)

Jennifer D'Emilio

Jennifer D'Emilio

Certified Aesthetician

I love being a part of The Spa on Albert team.
I’ve been an esthetician for just over 10 years and have made skincare my passion.
I enjoy helping clients work with, and heal their skin using holistic based practices, and Eminence products
I love the variety that each day brings in the Spa.

Jenna McNamara

Jenna McNamara

Manager & Certified Aesthetician

There are so many things I love about my job. Here at The Spa on Albert we are able to provide a peaceful oasis for busy clients, give outstanding results, and do what we all really enjoy. As well, I am so excited to be working with Eminence skincare, a line that I have used and loved since I was a client at The Spa on Albert. I am so happy to be a part of our Green Spa Team!


  • Graduated from Niagara College esthetics program 2014
  • Has worked in the spa industry since 2012
  • Continuing education in Eminence skincare and Mirabella make-up

Lisa Hansford

Lisa Hansford

Certified Aesthetician

Lisa’s bio coming soon!

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35 york st.
stratford, on
N5A 1A1


mon-thu : 9am – 7pm
fri : 9am – 6pm
sat : 9am – 3pm
sun : Closed