by Starlena Barnes
Restore Your Balance.
Starlena Barnes is the owner and founder of Hideaway Retreat. Hideaway Retreat is conveniently nestled in a cozy space located in Raleigh, NC. Starlena is a passionate and intuitive Licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist. Her long term goal is to create an oasis where locals can hideaway from their daily stress, and take the time for themselves to unwind & reset.
Starlena started this journey at Miller-Motte Cary in 2016. Originally she went into Massage Therapy with the goal of supporting her family; while fulfilling her desire to help others with natural pain management. Little did she know, it would generate a spiraling affect of having a creative vision & driven passion to be a business owner.
Through her practice, Starlena thrives to incorporate the details in each session. She offers a customized approach to each session by using hot towels on your back, hot towel foot wraps, and heated neck & eye pillows. She listens to her clients needs, and prioritizes their comfort level.
“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease”
"Star did a great job! Very relaxing. I felt like a new person when I left."
Jessica / Verified Client
"She is a very knowledgeable and meticulous MT. I would recommend her to anyone who needs a massage."
Saul / Verified Client
"I’ve traveled all over the world getting massages everywhere I’ve been but something about the ambiance and great massage I received here definitely ranks The Hideaway Retreat among the best I’ve had. The 50 min is not enough, you have to get the 80 min…"
Anonymous / Verified Client