Patricia is most passionate about massage therapy and is known for Thai, Reflexology, Emotional Release and Bodywork forms of massage. She has been a therapist for 30 years. She has traveled all the way to Thailand to study the art of Thai massage, and studied under 5 different masters. Patricia is most enthusiastic about mentoring new therapist and finding therapists with exceptional gifts.
Energy medicine is her other passion which goes hand in hand with massage. Ask her about Bemer, Emro or Enagic Kangin water and find out why how and where these therapeutic energy medicines can benefit you! If you are tired, not deep sleeping(REM), achy, want to loose weight using frequencies or have a health challenge please speak to her. Complimentary consultations available just ask reception:) She loves to help people.
Spa Manager Rony Andrews
Rony is a mom, a caretaker for her mom and sister, as well as for our spa. She does many things ; we are all grateful for her here at Essentials. She is the mom here. Please feel free to ask for her if you need anything, she is mostly working day shifts.
Loretta Moore Spa Assistant manager
Loretta is available to help our clients with any issues, and also takes care of product ordering and general management help. If you are a client then you have probably enjoyed her friendly joyful demeanor.
Tonya Best -Licensed Massage Therapist
Tess has a strong passion for education. She is always reading, going to classes, and even researching better ways to help her clients feel better and gain better mobility. After beginning her journey in health and healing more than 11 years ago, Tess claims deep tissue, neuromuscular, trigger point therapy, arthritis massage, reflexology, acupressure, and energy work as specialties. In her own words, “There is nothing more gratifying than seeing the outcome of a plan of action on the face of a client! Priceless!” Tess is also involved in the teaching process, holding classes in Reiki I, II, and III. She is in the process of writing a book on massage, and being a native of Philadelphia, can tell you where you can get the best Philly cheese steak.
Jenifer’s mission is to inspire every client to achieve their personal best through her personal best. She is passionate about providing a place for growth in mind, body and soul. She has been making clients beautiful for 2 years. She is known for her luxurious manicures and pedicures with a focus on healthy beautiful nails, as well as the overall well being of your skin. Jenifer loves to soothe and pamper clients in a calm quiet spa environment. Her special training gives her an edge as she relieves everyday stresses and aches from her clients. She specializes in Ultrasonic Cavitation, Radio Frequency Skin Tightening, I-Lipo Fat Reduction and MS Electrical Muscle Stimulation. Jenifer loves to celebrate inner and outer beauty, wellness, diversity and laughter in a relaxing environment. She is native to Florida and grew up in Land O’ Lakes. ” I am truly a country girl at heart. Enjoying hunting, fishing and the outdoors with my family. I add my own touch of class and sophistication because I make camo look good.” Jenifer has volunteered with the girl scouts and a weight loss coach where she saw how today’s image driven society affected so many people. “I have become passionate about helping everyone achieve their personal 10!”
Ed is a native of Florida and has been practicing massage for over 10 years. When asked about what he is most passionate about he said “The entire healing process- from devising a plan to seeing it to fruition.” Ed is known for his focused massage work. Most of Ed’s training and certifications are on the medical side of massage. The most interesting for him was educating parents on how to bond with their newborns through positive touch and massage. Ed’s interest in the healing art sparked after he himself needed a therapist after an injury. He knew at that point, he had a calling to try and help others along their healing process. Ed is a level 2 therapist, due to his popularity.
Kate is passionate about using neuromuscular and trigger point therapies to help clients reach ultimate mobility and health. She is known best for her neuromuscular , myofacial release, sports, prenatal, active passive stretching with isolated stretching, and lymphatic drainage. She has over 16 years of hands on experience where she has accumulated extensive knowledge of the anatomy and specific training to allow assistance into treating the following injuries or conditions; cervical, thoracic and lumbar/strain in solving disc herniation or bulge. Migraines, tension induced headaches, whiplash, temporal-mandibular joint disorder, carpal tunnel, frozen shoulder, sciatic pain, scar tissue release and experience in pre and post operation. Kate has a love of health and nutrition and is dedicated to a healthy lifestyle. Kate is independent and self motivated. She has a love for people and is known to be a great listener with a sympathetic ear. She loves traveling with her family and her sons and experiencing all life has to offer.
Rebecca King – Licensed Massage Therapist
Rebecca is passionate about reducing stress and pain in every client she treats. She is known for her amazing deep tissue work. She is one of our Back Walkers, so you will see bars overhead for her to practice this East Asian art. Due to her popularity, Rebecca is a level 3 therapist. She is also a proud mom, loving wife and has a calming beautiful spirit.
Terri has had a life long passion for makeup and skin care and helping clients improve their skin and seeing how excited they are with the positive changes. The last spa Terri worked for referenced her as the “foot lady” because she is so talented with reflexology and helping clients with plantar fasciitis issues. She has been an esthetician for 8 years and a massage therapist for 6 years. She is certified in Reiki, Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Body Wraps. When asked about what excites her the most about her work, she said ” Seeing that smile on my clients face after their appointment, knowing I have been blessed with a gift and I am able to share that.” Terri is also passionate about having the best outlook and attitude on life as she possibly can and doing everything she can to be healthy. In turn, she helps others through the art of massage and skin care. Terri grew up in Maryland, out in the country, surrounded by horse farms, where deer frequented her family’s property. She says “Oh how I miss the serenity”. Terri loves to travel and she is a retired airline employee and she looks forward to putting her flight benefits to good use this year. Rome, Italy is calling her name. She also has a passion for cooking and would like to take a cooking course.
Lindsay has worked with us for a while. She is known as a towel hog, but the clients love it! she uses a lot of hot towels all over and does some loveley tractions with them which she is kinda famous for. She is also a wife mom of 5 and a musician!
Mieka is a very technical therapist who does positional release technique, not well known in this area but sooo effective with pain and movement constraints. She does great deep tissue and since arriving has embraced and conquered the relax too! She is also a mom and originally from Jamaica!
Shirley – Licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician
Shirley has over 15 years in massage experience. Her specialties are deep tissue, neuromuscular, sports massage and reflexology. She’s also has over 30 years as a cosmetologist. She performs European facial and microdermabrasion. Her passion is in nutrition, energy work and holistic well-being. She is a certified health coach and a licensed CNA.
Megan – Licensed Full Specialist – Esthetician/Nail Tech
Megan is a full specialist specializing in skin care and nails. She loves skin care and helping teach others how to use their skin care products for the best results. Megan is also very talented in waxing. She is known as the “Eyebrow Queen” around the spa. Megan has 3 young children that keep her at the top of her game.
Diane Brewer- Cosmetologist
Erin is an exceptional therapist, and highly requested. She works slow, classic myofacial release in her deep tissue. We are proud and very pleased to offer her beautiful massage work to you. She is also a dedicated mom.
Melissa is back! You may remember her from last year. She is a wife and a dedicated Therapist, who has excellent hands!
Rene is also back from last year, thank goodness! She has a nurturing touch, and you can trust her with delicate work when you are in pain. She also offers emotional release and facials as she is a fully licenced cosmotologist too. She is a mom, and a healer… Come book a session with Rene!
New too us, but a great fit, Regina is doing awesome bodywork at Essentials. In her spare time she trains to compete in figure competitions.
Heather is our European therapist. She is truly a pleasure to work with, she offers great hands and a calm spirit. She offers day and early evening hours, and does relaxation as well as excellent deep tissue!
Jean offers 10 years experience and has a massage that is great at releasing endorphins with a firm medium pressure. Enjoy her work late afternoons and evenings as well as Sundays. She is also a horse owner/enthusiast.
Edwon has worked with Essentials for quite literally 4 years. He is at a chiropractor full time but you will find him available on a saturday or sunday. He is experienced and powerful, and a calming demeanor. Jan LMT
Jan is newer but we love her. Another nurturer, if you liked our former Shelly you will like Jan.
For deep tissue lovers we recomend Therese. She is strong with about 15 years experience she will help you! Find her in the evenings and enjoy. She has been with us 3 years now and we are so pleased to have such talent.
Jenna is an awesome nurturing gentler to medium pressure touch reiki master/Instructor. She works Saturday mornings normally, and as an R.N. full time. She is a lovely person and truly a joy to work with!
one of our newest team members, Syerra is a Full specialist, offering skin and nail care. Enjoy her enthusiasm and passion for making you beautiful!
DiDi is our full time esthetician. She is extremely passionate about skin care and has been in the field for many years.