|Shelly Yusko||B.S., Licensed Massage Therapist/Co-owner, Self Care Instructor|
|Sheila Armen||Spa Director/Co-owner|
|Sean O’Keefe||Lead Therapist & Outreach Coordinator|
|David Gray||Licensed Massage Therapist|
|Nicole Velazquez||Licensed Cosmetologist & Hair Removal Specialist|
|Manny Almeida||Licensed Massage Therapist|
|Lin Winters||Licensed Massage Therapist|
|Janette Conlon||Licensed Massage Therapist, Esthetician & Nail Technician|
|Oriana McNally||Licensed Massage Therapist & Front Desk|
|Amy Batts||Customer Service & Licensed Massage Therapist|
B.S., Licensed Massage Therapist/Co-owner
Shelly has been a therapist since 1992. She started massaging athletes at Penn State while studying athletic training. She specializes in treating injuries and chronic pain, whether from overuse or trauma. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She holds a teaching degree and conducts classes for both professional therapists and public audiences. Her international clientele benefit from her long experience and personal athletic achievements.
Sheila’s 20 years in healthcare confirms her commitment to holistic wellness and sustainable business practices and community stewardship. As such, Shelly and Sheila became one of 6 founding members of the Green Spa Network, setting the standard for Green spas in North America. All the products she buys for internal use and public sale in the Spa store are organic and uphold the highest standards for quality and sustainability.
David was trained as a neuro-muscular therapist and takes great pride in working with clients that present specific injuries and challenges beyond the relaxation massage. While he can relieve your stress, he can also release specific tension and holding patterns that arise from trauma or injury. David has performed as a percussionist and enjoys reading and professional sports. David began working for the Spa in 2006.
Lin moved to Vermont after working at spas in Texas for 25 years to enjoy the peace and serenity of a Vermont Lifestyle. Lin is trained in many areas of bodywork including Deep Tissue and Aromatherapy but prefers relaxation massage and performing wonderful body treatments in our tranquil wet room. Lin began working for the Spa in 2007.
Christine’s main areas of interest are deep tissue, therapeutic and sports massage. She enjoys the challenge of freeing deep adhesions and holding patterns that develop over time and as the result of injuries. She has worked with collegiate athletes on sport injuries and is an avid sports enthusiast. She lives in Vermont and enjoys Nordic skiing, snow boarding, running and cycling.
Janette has been a member of our staff since 2007 and continues to expand her career from Massage Therapist to Esthetician, Nail Technician and is now offering Psychosynthesis. She enjoys the variety and also specilaizes in Thai Massage and Zero Balancing energy work. She lives in Vermont with her family and enjoys kayaking in her spare time.