Journal & Happenings


Update to Cancellation Policy at Yoso Wellness Spa

Important Updates to Yoso Wellness Spa's Cancellation Policy in an effort to continue to support our wonderful practitioners.

Bridging the Gap - July River Beautification

July 30th 2022 join Yoso and Hotel Paradox in our 5th "Bridging the Gap" River Beautification and Clean Up as we bring community together!

10 Years of Yoso Anniversary Celebration

WOW! I am so excited to celebrate 10 years of ORGANIC HAPPINESS in healing, beauty and wellness with our community!


What does Yoso mean?

Why a Japanese name? The Japanese aesthetic is a set of ancient ideals that include wabi (transient and stark beauty), sabi (the beauty of natural patina and aging), and yūgen (profound grace and subtlety). These ideals underpin much of...

Bridging the Gap - A River Beautification and Clean Up!

Join Yoso Wellness Spa & Hotel Paradox for Bridging the Gap - River Beautification and Clean-up February 18th from 3:30-5:30 with a appreciation happy hour at Hotel Paradox from 5:30-6:30

Venus Retrograde - Relationship, Romance, Beauty & Money

Is it just me or is anyone else feeling the run in with the wall? This definitely a tumultuous time for the heart With Venus in retrograde and ruling the parts of our lives in romance, relationships, money and beauty through Jan. 29th. Now is a time to sort through any underlying issues that are lingering in the above areas. Here is a breakdown of what's going on and solutions to the challenge. 


New Year, New Moon, New Perspective - Taking Action

What a great time to set the foundation for the year ahead. We did a lot of watering ourselves this past year for change and now let’s bloom creating actionable steps! This is your year to rewrite systems, release patterns, create space for insight, find clarity in my mission and flourish.

6 Winter Skin Tips to Combat Dry Skin

We all desire to have healthy and happy skin and we know that as the cold months approach, sometimes your skin can feel a little depleted, dull and simply dry. In an effort to maintain a glowing complexion during the winter season when skin can get a little dry, try out our 6 winter skin tips. 

Improving Your Mental Health: 8 Techniques to Try Today

You don’t know what someone is going through just by looking at them. After the tumultuous last nearly two years we’ve had, you can pretty much guarantee that everyone around you has been affected by COVID-19 in some way or another. 

We still need to bring awareness to how we can better support ourselves and those around us. Here are 8 are techniques we can use to improve our mental health as we enter this new era of a post-pandemic world? 


Create a Work-Life Balance that Works for You

Create a better work-life balance in your life with these practical steps towards a healthier, more balanced life! In this article we cover why a work-life balance is importance and how you can move towards a balanced life.

Trust Your Gut! It knows what's what.

This could go so many directions right! What you eat. What you feel within. Lets touch on both and how it impacts our body.⁠ ⁠

From Microplastics to Plastic-Free Kitchen Sponges

Be a part of the solution!  Swap out that old sponge for an eco-friendly option. Rethinking your kitchen products reduces the amount of microplastics that end up in the ocean. We're here to help you solve the plastic problem for a more sustainable planet!

8 Quick SPF Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Fact: 90% of our aging is a result of sun exposure. We have the power for ourselves to protect our skin and slow the process of skin damage, aging and skin cancer prevention on our children for their future. In the spirit of Skin Cancer Awareness month, we are sharing some helpful tips to protect your skin this summer. 

Consciously Celebrating Mother’s Day in 2021

Motherhood holds different meanings to each individual person. This year as we continue in a global pandemic. We want to honor and celebrate moms in a variety of ways that might work for each person based on their comfort, distance and ability. 

6 Helpful Tips to Avoid Greenwashing

How can you avoid greenwashing in order to be a more conscious consumer? Read the latest blog post for 6 helpful tips to learn how to avoid greenwashing!
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Skincare 101 - Nourish Your Skin With an Effective Regimen and Ritual

An informative look at how to know which products to use and AM and PM routines and rituals.

Whether you are new to skincare or wanting to learn more and modify your routine to address the shifts in your skin, this class will be a great way to identify how to do that and where to start along with the who, what, when and why of products.

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Born in a Recession. This is Just our Puberty.

WOW. There has been a lot to process on so many levels. Finding balance in the unbalanced and trying to know through the unknown. I'm going to get vulnerable with you as we settle in on day 12 and our new reality. Many have also inquired about how to help support Yoso through this tumultuous time, thank you, more on that is coming in a separate post. 

COVID-19 - What This Means for Yoso

Our physical doors are closed, but in so many ways we are open. You, our community, has never let us down and we will not let you down either. 
We are open for all the incredible opportunities and growth this time will bring. Open to getting creative with our new current way of life. Open to slow down, go within, reconnect, and the rebirth we get to have personally and/or professionally.  

NEXTIES - Entrepreneur of the Year 2018

Join Yōso Wellness Spa at the Event Santa Cruz 2018 NEXTies Awards! The NEXTies Return to the Rio on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 6 PM!

We are honored to not only be a main sponsor for this incredible event, but also thrilled that Jennalee, owner of Yōso, has been selected as Entrepreneur of the Year!