About Us

Welcome to The Retreat at Brightleaf, a wellness studio nestled in the heart of downtown Durham.  Our highly trained, experienced, and licensed team is dedicated to providing personalized holistic health and skincare services to every person who walks through our door.

What sets us apart from the mainstream is that our staff works to fully understand our clients’ needs, creating a unique schedule of healing for each client, regardless of age or physical condition.

We have created a mindful and integrative approach to physical wellness and skincare at our studio, offering a wide variety of massage techniques, acupuncture, energy work, as well as a full range of aesthetic services. 

From restorative facials to relaxation massage or rehabilitative bodywork due to injury, our staff’s therapeutic approach can help with a comprehensive range of needs. Let us assist you on your road to wellness. 

Book Your Appointment Today

Call us at 919.381.5342 or CLICK HERE to book your appointment online.
If you are new to The Retreat or have not visited us for some time, please download and complete our Client InTake Form.
NOTE: Depending upon your browser it might be best to download the intake form and then print.

Please do not rush the experience. Plan to arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. If you are going to be late, please call The Retreat at 919.381.5342 as soon as possible and be aware that your service time may need to be adjusted.

Cancellation Policy

Time has been specifically reserved for your appointment, procedure or treatment. Change of treatment or cancellation is accepted 12 business hours prior to your appointment. Cancellations made less than 12 business hours in advance or failure to show up for an appointment will result in a 30% fee. 

For a full list of policies visit our Policies Page.


For those clients looking for a maintenance routine, we offer packages for all of our services. Please call or email for more information.

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