Soak Spa & Foot Sanctuary in Fort Collins, CO - Tel: 970-377-9868

Relax. Refresh. Renew.


At Soak Spa we believe that by creating an atmosphere of healing and wellness for our clients we will help them feel better about themselves. In everything we offer at the spa, we embrace nurturing care. We provide an oasis from stress, a healing touch, a kind word, a place to let go and breathe slowly, deeply. We nourish the joy of wellness in our own lives and yours. Within the caring and calming environment of Soak Spa & Shop, our clients can choose from an array of holistic and alternative spa treatments.

Our spa services will immerse you in total relaxation offering therapeutic massage, couples packages, alternative body therapies, luxuriating body scrubs and wraps, facials, advanced skincare treatments, waxing, tinting, spa packages and foot soaks and massages in our Foot Sanctuary. Soak’s spa treatments incorporate a whole body experience that will bring you to a peaceful state of being.

We nurture your body and skin with all-natural organic products that will delight your senses. We are committed to a non-invasive approach to skin-care using fruit and vegetable enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and active botanicals to regenerate your skin.

Melissa Stewart was born and raised in New Orleans where one of their local traditions is providing “Lagniappe” (A Little Something Extra) which is what will be added to your experience while you are visiting with us!

We invite you to come and Soak your cares and stress away and be rejuvenated at Soak Spa & Shop

Melissa Steward Soak Spa

About Melissa

Melissa Stewart has over 15 years experience as a Holistic Skin Care Therapist and Spa Industry Expert.  She was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and is the sixteenth child of a family of seventeen children. She received a bachelors degree in Marketing from Loyola University, New Orleans. Melissa has over 30+ years experience in sales, marketing, management in publishing, advertising and in the spa and wellness industry.

She began her career in the spa industry as a manager and marketing advisor in 2008 when she moved to Brevard, North Carolina. She met her mentor who has over 35 years experience in the wellness industry and was inspired to pursue an education as an Esthetician and Massage Therapist. She had the opportunity to move to Honolulu, Hawaii with her husband and young son and attended the Island Spa Beauty & Esthetics School in Honolulu, Hawaii. She received her license in Esthetics in Hawaii and was then dual licensed in Esthetics and Massage in North Carolina when she and her family relocated back to Brevard.

Melissa moved to Fort Collins, Colorado in June, 2014 and opened a skincare spa in 2016. Melissa is an experienced Esthetician with additional certifications in Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion, Oncology Esthetics and Micro-Needling (Collagen Induction Therapy).

She expanded and launched a holistic wellness spa called Soak Spa & Foot Sanctuary June 30th, 2017  The spa was voted “Best Day Spa of Northern Colorado by NOCO Style Magazine readers in 2019 and 2020 and was voted one of the “Top Three Day Spa’s” of Northern Colorado in 2021 and 2022. Soak Spa has been nominated again in 2023 for the “Best Day Spa” category by the local community.

Soak Spa and Foot Sanctuary has recently relocated to the Scotch Pines Shopping Center in Midtown, Fort Collins, Colorado. The space has expanded from 1500 square feet to 2422 square feet and will be able to offer two Zen Suites featuring massage and body treatments for couples, advanced skin care treatments, therapeutic massage, body treatments, reiki, reflexology and features a unique Foot Sanctuary that offers foot soaks with salts, herbs, flowers, aromatherapy oils with massage enhancements for small to large groups.

Melissa is fully engaged in growing and building her knowledge as a spa industry Expert, Educator, Mentor and Esthetician. She is looking forward to expanding the spa to provide educational webinars focused on aging naturally and living your most healthy life.

About Gretchen

Gretchen Engelhorn has 8 years of experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist, originally training at the Healing Arts Institute right here in Fort Collins. Her massage style is intuitive, integrating techniques from Swedish, neuromuscular, trigger point, Thai and many modalities to help her clients find healing through the mind-body connection. She firmly believes in recognizing the needs of each individual and working together so that her clients receive what they need each session.

Gretchen has been a part of Soak Spa almost since the beginning, starting just 1 month after opening in 2017. It has been a privilege for her to have been able to help the spa grow. Offering care and healing to our guests has been her passion for the last 6 years. She is honored to continue her journey with Soak Spa as a co-owner. She is excited to begin this new journey of  entrepreneurship and is looking forward to the wonderful changes ahead!

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