MONTEREY, CALIF. (October 2022) – Woodside Hotel Group today announces the appointment of Qadiri Zebrowski as the director of wellness at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, a luxury oceanfront hotel perched directly above the waves of Monterey Bay. In this role, Zebrowski oversees the hotel’s award-winning Vista Blue Spa, managing wellness initiatives and programming for guests.

“We are honored to welcome Qadiri to Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, as wellness plays a pivotal role in the success of our hotel and our daily lives, as seen over the past few years,” commented Chris Sommers, managing director. “Qadiri is a team-focused manager and has already positioned herself as an asset to the Vista Blue Spa team by innovating and expanding our holistic wellness programming which will integrate seamlessly into the overarching hotel experience providing unparalleled, transformative experiences benefiting both guests and employees.”

With over fifteen years of spa operations experience, Zebrowski is a licensed massage therapist who has wellness expertise in yoga, acupuncture, astrology, and sound healing. Prior to relocating to the Monterey Peninsula, Zebrowski was the spa manager for Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa in Sausalito, California, co-director of The Shifayat & Sufi Healing Order, in Richmond, Virginia, and a healing arts assistant manager for the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

“I am honored to be a part of Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, contributing to the overall success of its talented team,” says Zebrowski. “My greatest goal is to break the mold of traditional hotel spas by providing a holistic approach, taking into consideration the multidimensional aspects of wellness that improve physical, mental, intellectual and spiritual wellbeing for our guests to create an everlasting impact on their work and personal lives.”

As a graduate of both Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Prescott University, Zebrowski earned several certifications and degrees throughout her career, including a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine and a Sustainable Business Management degree with an emphasis in Holistic Health. She has experience in esthetics and earned her massage certification in 2004 through the Desert Institute for Healing Arts in Tucson, Arizona, and is a qualified Craniaacral Technician, as well as a California Certified Massage Therapist (CAMT).

Located on the top floor of the hotel with dramatic, panoramic coastal views, Vista Blue Spa focuses on relaxation, comfort and wellness inspired by European-style treatments, geared toward rejuvenating the body, renewing the spirit, and reviving the senses. Guests can unwind with a luxurious spa treatment, then enjoy the rooftop sundeck, complete with a secluded fireplace and two whirlpool tubs perched directly above the bay. Vista Blue Spa’s private suite includes two soaking tubs, heated floors, a luxury shower, fireplace and balcony. Spa services range from massages and bath rituals to skin care and nail care.

Most recently, Vista Blue Spa debuted three signature facials using luxury, plant-based skincare line Yon-Ka, while additional menu offerings include CBD massages using oil from Care Garden. Signature treatments include the relaxing and rejuvenating CBD Wellness Massage inclusive of a concentrated plant therapy blend of hemp oil and organic healing herbs, the age-defying Optimizer Facial including collagen building serums enriched with high performance botanical peptides from hibiscus and lupine stimulating deep skin regeneration and more.

For more information or to book a spa reservation, please call (831) 645-4098 or view the hotel fact sheet.