Meet the Team – Planet Botanix Ottawa

Meet the Team

Helping You Along Your Path

Our kind and knowledgeable leadership team is available in-store, over-the-phone or through email. We love answering your questions and helping you understand the store, its services and our products better. Please feel free to contact us whenever you are in need of assistance - we're always available to help.

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Heather Garrod - Owner

Heather is a Certified Aromatherapist and Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner (Reflexology coming soon). She creates the artisan soaps, lotions and other body care supplies. She opened her store Planet Botanix in 2005 to provide a safe and welcoming space for those looking to explore alternative healing and holistic health. Originally located in the Glebe, Heather has now expanded her store into its current Centretown location. A proud mom, avid dog lover, yoga enthusiast and holistic health care advocate, Heather continues to work with clients and customers in order to achieve mutual health and wellness.

Lucien Charron - Manager of Awesomeness

Artist by trade, Lucien's interests vary from the spiritual  to the esoteric. His passion is to aid those in need of healing, whether that be through mindfulness or the arts. He uses his Reiki practice to assist people in finding particular crystals. A crystal enthusiast, Lucien is also studying sacred geometry and the esoteric. 

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Anne - Sales Therapist Extraordinaire 

Anne works collaboratively with nature from the earth and the cosmos to bring magic into daily life. She has studied metaphysics for over 20 years and trained as an intuitive medium, reiki master, animal communicator and intuitive strategist and specializes in deep clearing and healing. Although she works with allies from all higher realms and even the cosmic ones, she is passionate about the elementals and nature spirits and is the author of “Daily Elemental Messages; A Yearlong Journey with the Elemental Realm”. She also enjoys working with her large clan of various crystal skulls. She has a wealth of knowledge which she is excited to share with anyone who listens and can help guide anyone along whichever path they are navigating.

Coren - Sales Therapist Extraordinaire

Coren is a lifelong lover of art, jewelry and all things esoteric and spooky. Fully self-taught and equipped with a passion for minerals, spirituality and divinity, Coren is here to assist and guide folks along their spiritual journey - whether that's finding the perfect crystal or seeing which tarot deck speaks to you the most they are happy to help in any way they can.As a non-binary queer artist, Coren enjoys working to balance divine masculine and feminine energies in life as well as in their practices. Coren works with tarot, obsidian scrying, and crystal energies and has recently begun to learn palmistry.

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Willow - Executive K-9 Support

Willow is our personal greeter and receiver of pats. She has a double major in human relations and cuteness. Willow is in store Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.