Theresia Kelly Joins Soul Spa as Spa Director

The Westin Jackson has announced that Theresia Kelly as director of Soul Spa (Jackson, MS). Kelly brings with her 18 years of experience within the spa industry to the resort, which opened in August. In her new role, Kelly will oversee all aspect of Soul Spa’s management.

“There isn’t a better person than Theresia Kelly to lead our new spa on property in Jackson,” says Mike Burton, General Manager of the Westin Jackson. “With her dedication to wellness and healthful lifestyle, along with her commitment to excellence in providing thoughtful and progressive leadership, Kelly will lead the new spa team to ensure every guest’s spa experience is relaxing, memorable and thoughtful.”

Born and raised in Heidelberg, Germany, Kelly moved to the U.S. to attend Eastern Oregon University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology and psychology in 1993. In 1999, Kelly opened the Wellness store and Day Spa in Rhode Island, which she expanded to three locations in Wickford Village, Newport, and Barrington. She was rewarded Best New health and Beauty Store by Rhonde Island Monthly Magazine and has taught classes in wellness and lifestyle, yoga instruction and healthful lifestyle consultations, and more throughout the entire Northeastern region of the U.S.

“As a spa professional and the new spa director at The Westin Jackson, I am committed to the satisfaction of guests with all treatments and services offered,” says Kelly. “The Westin Jackson is the premier property in the vibrant community of Jackson, Mississippi. Jacksonians and hotel guests alike deserve the absolute best spa experience possible and we work tirelessly to provide an elevated, relaxing environment for all.”


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Since it’s opening this summer, the spa has become a one-of-a-kind destination in Jackson, and is the only ESPA partner in Mississippi. Soul Spa offers massages, facials, body treatments, and nail services in a modern and sophisticated setting, complete with seven treatment rooms, mani/pedi stations, a sauna, experience showers, and an outdoor courtyard and whirlpool.


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