MEET OUR STAFF
REJUVENATION + WELLNESS EXPERTS
ADMIN + CUSTOMER RELATION EXPERTS
Chris, LMT, Esthetician, MA
Chris has been with the Essentials team for the past 16 years. He is dually licensed, in massage therapy for 16 years and Esthetics for 8 years. He specializes in deep tissue, Athletic Rubs, and Hot Stone massage. He has specialty training in Thai massage, Oncology massage and is an Essentials Certified MA, offering trigger point, and intramuscular B12 injections. On his downtime, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Dennis is from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and has spent time in the Air Force. He specializes in Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Trigger Point and Athletic Massage. He is a graduate of the Space Coast Health Institute which included a comprehensive study of anatomy and physiology and also holds an advanced degree from Univ. of Central Florida. He enjoys offering exceptional customer service and helping clients to relax and de-stress with various massage techniques.
Linda, RN, LMT
Mike has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2012. His specialties include Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Thai and injury management. He is also a native Floridian, and his personal time is spent at the beach, playing guitar, martial arts, drawing and attempting to surf.
Samantha, LMT, Massage Lead
Sara has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2003. She specializes in Athletic, Swedish relaxation massage, prenatal massage as well as hot stone. Her goal is to resolve a client’s issue whether it be the stress of tension related and recommend services specific to their needs. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children.
ESTHETICIAN & WAXING EXPERTS
Megan, Aesthetic Lead, Medical Aesthetician
Megan was born in Melbourne, Florida and has resided in Brevard County her entire life. She has been in the skincare industry for 18 years and has been a licensed facial specialist since 2005. Megan spent the last 5 years in dermatology where she had the opportunity learn in depth medical treatments and procedures. Her specialties include corrective medical peels and dermaplaning. Megan loves teaming up with her clients to help them achieve their highest skin potential
Carrie graduated from Space Coast in Melbourne, Florida and furthered her education at The Esthetics Association of Florida in Orlando before landing her dream job at Essentials MediSpa & Salon. She specializes in classic spa facials and enjoys recommending customized skin regimens for her clients.
Hannah, Esthetician, Master Speed Waxologist
Hannah is a Boston native who has been in the beauty industry for the past 10 years! As a state-licensed esthetician and certified Makeup Artist, Hannah has passion for waxing and artfully shaping & tinting brows to help her guests look and feel their best! Her easy going and down to earth attitude will make any service fun and more importantly, comfortable. After managing a waxing center in Massachusetts, she is excited to bring the skills she has obtained throughout the years, including speed waxing to Essentials Spa & Salon. It is her mission to help all of her clients achieve smooth skin and beautiful brows in mere minutes!
Victoria, Medical Aesthetician
Victoria joined the Essentials team in early 2012. She has been an esthetician for over 10 years and has vast clinical experience in both medispa and dermatology settings. She received certification as a master esthetician from Image International and also has specialty training with ZO Medical and ZO Skin Health lines. She specializes in advanced clinical facials, medical grade peels, micro needling, dermaplaning, and Ultherapy. She enjoys utilizing her knowledge of skin health and expertise in aesthetics to create customized clinical treatments for each and every client.
Yesenia, PA-C MPAS
I graduated in 2014 with a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. I graduated from the #1 ranked PA program in the United States at the University of Iowa. Upon graduation, I practiced Gastroenterology for a year at the University of Iowa Hospital. My focus was in evaluation, and management of colon cancer, pancreatic lesions, Barrett’s disease, Achalasia and fecal microbiota transplantation for patients with recurrent clostridium difficile infections. In the past 4 years I have been practicing in the Aesthetic medicine field. I have specialized in Laser hair removal of the face and body, Broad band light (BBL) therapy for the treatment of sunspots and age spots, rosacea, telangiectasia and cherry angiomas. I have also specialized in CoolSculpting. In my spare time I love to spend time outside with my husband and two sons.
SALON EXPERTS (HAIR, MAKEUP, NAILS)
Anna, Sr Stylist, Makeup Artist – Salon Lead
Anna attended the Eastern Florida State College cosmetology program and has been working in the industry since 2014. She has dedicated herself to her career and is always pushing herself to learn more about the industry. She is passionate about everything beauty, from makeup to hair. She specializes in women’s’ and men’s’ cuts, and all color from highlights to balayage. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family and play with her dog.
Jilian, Hair Stylist, Makeup Artist
Jilian has been a licensed hair stylist in the state of Florida since 2013. She is an artist who loves working with color, from brunettes to blondes and keeping up with the latest trends in the salon industry. On her down time, she enjoys spending time with her family and continuing her education within the cosmetology field.
Jozie, Hair Stylist
Jozie has been a hair stylist for over 22 years. Although she started originally in New York, she then moved to our beautiful area 12 years ago. Her level of artistry is breathtaking. She is passionate about everything hair. You name it color, cut or style, she will know what to do and leave you amazed. On her day off she loves taking care of her 4 boys or meeting with friends.
In loving memory of Kelly 12/22/1981 – 2/2/2017
She lived her life with courage and grace, in spite of adversity. She touched many lives and made friends wherever she went. She excelled at dance, art, and photography, and had an incredible talent for finding style and beauty in everything. Kelly lived her life independently and to the fullest; no mountain was too high to climb. When faced with difficulties, Kelly rose above and faced the challenges head-on, setting a great example that will live on in her family and her daughter. Right until the end, her biggest concern was for her family, friends, and cats. Kelly will be dearly missed and forever will be a part of our Essentials family. RIP beautiful girl.
Kaylynn, Stylist, Nails and Makeup Artist
Kaylynn went to school in Seattle, Washington where she received her cosmetology license in September of 2015. While loving everything that has to do with the beauty industry, she enjoys playing a part on the nail side while taking a break from doing hair.
Julia, Hair Stylist
Julia has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2013 in the state of Florida. She loves to do all types of coloring, cutting, and styling. She has always enjoyed doing hair since a young age, with her mother and aunt’s support whom are also hair stylists! Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Amber, Nail Lead, Nail Specialist
After graduating and obtaining her nail license in 2009, Amber jumped straight into the industry and began building her knowledge, skills, and clientele. She has continued to excel with her career thru the Nail Field by taking additional classes and always staying alert of the latest techniques. Amber specializes in gel manicures, exceptional attention to detail, and massage. She believes Nail Services not only add beauty to the nail but is also important to health and wellness.
Amy, Master Pedicurist, Nail Specialist
Amy became a nail tech in 2013. She graduated from Austin School of Spa Technology in 2007. She has advanced training from the North American School of Podology and is a certified Master Pedicurist. Amy specializes in natural manicures, pedicures, and gel tips. In her down time Amy enjoys friends and family.
Cori, Nail Specialist
In 2014, Cori graduated from the Aveda Institute in Tallahassee with my full specialty license. Cori joined Essentials Medispa and Salon in August 2016 where she has specialized in nails. In Cori’s free time she enjoys spending my time with her husband & their two dogs.
Meg, Nail Specialist
Meg has 20 years experience as a Licensed Nail Technician and is a Detroit Michigan native. Meg is also an artist with a degree in design. Meg has a passion for nails and especially loves meeting new and amazing people and serving the needs of her clients. In Meg’s down time she enjoys art and her family.
Tricia, Nail Specialist
Tricia has been a Licensed Full Specialist for since 2016. She specializes in gel nails, natural nails and facials. She enjoys helping clients achieve any goal whether it be healthy skin or well-maintained nails. When she’s not working you can usually find her at home with a book, or at the beach, being that she is a Florida native, it is one of her favorite places to be.