Our Story

Soleil's Salt Cave is a sanctuary for wellness and self-healing - both of which unfold most naturally from a state of relaxation.

Inspired by our baby girl's struggle with eczema, we wanted to get her some natural, drug-free relief. That journey turned into Soleil's Salt Cave.

Long before learning about the ancient wisdom behind it, Soleil's mother, Nastia grew up in Ukraine, and having to undergo hospital treatments, was often sent to a salt room for recovery.

When we realized the good salt therapy could do for Soleil as well as our whole community, there was no other choice to make.

Once our two grand mahogany doors close behind you, you can forget about everything outside and let the salt do the rest. Above you, below you and all around you, the oldest salt on the planet - even older than the continents and the oceans - shrouds you far from devices, deadlines and distractions.

As you recline in an anti-gravity chair or lay directly in tons of Himalayan salt, our state-of-the-art halogenerators grind and disperse pharmaceutical salt into the chamber. Breathing this dry aerosol salt into your lungs can help clear congestion and inflammation throughout the body. It has helped people dealing with arthritis, asthma, COPD, eczema, fibromyalgia, insomnia, Lyme Disease, neuropathy, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and more.

About Halotherapy

chronic bronchitis
cough and cold
cystic fibrosis
ear infections
hay fever
headaches & migraines
Lyme Disease
seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
smoker’s cough
various viral infections
psoriatic arthritis

Breathing in dry aerosol salt has been used to help relieve symptoms of many inflammation-related issues.

What is at work in our salt caves is known as halotherapy, a concept based on thousands of years of discovery and rediscovery of salt's beneficial binding and balancing properties. Ancient Greeks inhaled steam from salt water to cure respiratory problems. In the 1830's, when Polish salt miners were found to have exceptionally healthy lungs, doctors began sending patients into the mines to heal. Again in the 1940's, physicians observed that people hiding in salt caves during WWII experienced significant respiratory health benefits.

While halotherapy is a more accepted health practice in Europe and Australia, here in the United States, general medical consensus supports only its relaxation benefits.

We suggest you try it and feel for yourself how it relaxes you and enhances your own journey of health and wellness.

About Our Practitioners

Ray Conner is one of our restorative yoga instructors, and has been guiding shakti and restorative yoga classes for five years. She is currently offering bodywork in downtown Concord, NH at Rasana Yoga and Bodywork, LLC. Ray frequently journeys to India to recharge her practice and contribute to teaching programs.

Paula Hogan is a Certified Reiki Master Teacher and Founder of True Harmony Reiki, LLC. Paula practices with the intent of sharing Reiki with those interested in learning more about themselves. Paula's technique gently releases old emotional patterns, helping her clients overcome the pressures of daily life. She explains it best: "Reiki enables you to access your inner wisdom and creativity, and expand your consciousness and spiritual awareness."

Daniela Kulik is one our restorative yoga instructors, with over 25 years of teaching experience that includes 12-step recovery yoga, children's yoga, and yoga for people of all age and mobility ranges. Having grown up with salt cave spas as a holistic way of life in Austria, Daniela brings a unique integrative approach. Her seamless style of working simultaneously with the body, mind, and spirit creates inspiring classes and a deep healing experience.

Deanna Raymond is one of our licensed massage therapists specializing in physical therapy, rehabilitation regimens. She has 20 years of experience in both medical and relaxation facets of massage. Deanna has enjoyed working on people of all age and mobility ranges. She has a master ability to locate the source of difficulties or injuries and help her clients establish a massage regimen toward peak comfort and flexibility.

Linda Safford is a Reiki Master offering energy and healing touch therapeutic treatments. Her practice is a non-invasive hands-on, light touch treatment. Linda focuses on the whole being including the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual body. She practices from her home office in Exeter, bringing the vibration of healing energy to all her clients.

Bethany Walker is one of our restorative yoga instructors, with over five years' of experience following decades of being a practitioner. She is passionate about evolving her practice by continuously learning and integrating yoga on and off the mat. (photo courtesy Portia Bayer)


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