Organic Roots Salon & Spa

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Meet the Team


Betsy Harding


Licensed Cosmetologist  

Betsy opened the salon and spa in 2014 to turn her vegan lifestyle into a career that she could share with others. She is a wife and mother of two.  Along with being the owner of the salon and spa, Betsy is also an experienced stylist and certified OCS colorist. Betsy takes pride in offering healthy and vegan product lines for her guests. 

Monica Cooper

Licensed Cosmetologist/Stylist

Monica is a graduate from Spa Tech Institute and full time stylist at Organic Roots. Trained in the Fundamentals of Organic Colour Systems and O&M Mineral CCT. Monica is committed to providing the highest quality service and creating the most comfortable environment for her guests. Find her on Instagram @lamonhair !

Kayla Winchenbach

Esthetician, Wax Specialist, and Manicurist

 Kayla attended Capilo Institute where she became a certified esthetician and nail technician. Kayla has a passion for the beauty industry and has worked with wedding parties, proms, local fashion shows, and with models for Cole Haan. She moved to Southern Maine last year to pursue her career in the beauty industry.


Kate Bendtson 

Licensed Massage Therapist 

Kate Graduated from the DownEast School of Massage in 2008, specializing in Swedish Massage. Kate enjoys taking the time to listen carefully to your goals for every massage, customizing each session to your personal needs, while adding spa touches that really make it a wonderful and relaxing treatment.

Yaselis Toohey

Holistic, Therapeutic Massage Therapist

Yaselis graduated from Spa Tech Institute, School of Massage. She specializes in deep tissue therapy and relaxation . Her mission is to carefully listen to each client's needs and how to improve the quality of their health.    

Rachelle Gagne

Massage; Polarity Reiki Master


Briana Wishart


Kim Lopez

Craft Hairdresser

As a true native of Portland, art & beauty have become a way of life. I graduated from Empire Beauty School in 2009 with my cosmetology license. I'm a craft hairdresser skilled in hair cutting, coloring, treatments, & waxing. I pride myself in ensuring my guests are 100% satisfied & confident at the end of their service all while keeping their hair happy and healthy. 

Yris Frechette

Hair Stylist & Colorist

Yris graduated from Cosmotech School of Cosmetology in 2014 and is a full time hair stylist. She is an Organic Colour System certified colorist and continues to expand her education. Yris takes pride in providing her customers with a service that makes them look and feel fabulous! She offers organic products and excellent hair care for adults and children.