Meet Our Staff

Associate Title
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

Shelly Yusko
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 Armen
Business Manager/Co-owner
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 Gray

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 Winters

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 Pilot

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 Conlon
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.