Just Breathe

… because it is impossible to think about two things at the same time. So choose your breath - not stress, breathe easy, relax, and feel a sense of peace wash over you. Welcome to Breathe, here to guide you down the path to health and wellness.

Meet Our Team

Courtney Kensing

Courtney, owner and operator, is a graduate of the University of Arizona, and a certified Skin Care and Massage Therapist. She opened Breathe in 2010 with the intentions of providing people a warm, welcoming place to come, heal, and leave feeling healthy, happy, and relaxed. Over the years, she has expanded the space to offer additional beauty treatments to bring out the best in her clients. Courtney’s soft demeanor and big heart emulates in each service she provides.

Lexi Hart

Independent Contractor & Owner of IHart Skincare

Lexi, originally from Kansas City, MO., has a passion for skin care and believes that investing in our skin is an investment that lasts a lifetime. By providing education, along with a full skin analysis, and a customized skin regimen, Lexi helps her clients look and feel their best. She enjoys spending time with her dog, Lola, and indulging in wine and cheese while hanging out with her friends and their kids in the warm California sunshine - with lots of sunscreen of course!

Pia Rivet

Healing Hands School of Holistic Health - 2018

Pia’s journey into holistic health began when she was very young as both her mother and grandmother were massage therapists. Growing up in a holistic environment has allowed Pia to develop a strong, intuitive skill in understanding the body. She has a deep passion for healing and loves helping people bring awareness to the inter-connectedness of their own bodies.

Pia strongly believes that with the right tools and support, the body has the power to heal itself. She uses a holistic “whole body” approach to tackle pain and symptoms by calming the nervous system to get to the root cause, whether stress or injury related – providing relaxation, long term stress relief, and optimum health.

Pia’s bodywork is therapeutically customized to each individual as she is trained in a variety of eastern and western massage modalities such as Deep Tissue, Sports, Circulatory, Swedish, Tui Na Acupressure, Cupping, Energy-work, and more.


Caity is an Encinitas native with a passion for aesthetics and connecting with clients. Caity has a deep love of all things creative and is an avid reader.

She specializes in waxing, where she combines her meticulous attention to detail with a commitment to your comfort. Whether it’s a smooth, beach-ready look or a flawless finish, she’s here to make your experience both professional and enjoyable. Caity hopes to talk beauty with you and share stories while getting you looking and feeling your best.


Michelle is originally from the East Coast but loves living in Southern California where there’s no snow to shovel!

Michelle is a graduate of San Diego State University, and a Certified Massage Therapist and Licensed Esthetician. Additionally, Michelle is a Certified Myofascial Massage Therapist, and Sports Equine Massage Therapist. She has a passion for advanced education.

Michelle’s personal experiences with TMJ/TMD therapeutic massage inspired her to become a certified TMJ Massage Therapist. She helps clients with TMJ-related concerns.

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Located in the heart of Encinitas, CA, right off of the historic 101, and short walk to the beach, Breathe Health and Wellness has become synonymous with Sanctuary.


960 2nd Street,
Encinitas, CA 92024


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