Massage Therapists

Laura graduated from The Colorado School of Healing Arts in 1994 as a Certified Massage Therapist and received additional certifications in Sports Massage and Reiki.  She is a creative massage therapist, specializing in healing massage using a variety of techniques including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Trager, Sports and Reiki. For the past 19 years, Laura has been a member of the Sports Massage Team, providing sports massage to cyclists at the end of each grueling day on week-long bicycle tours. She has participated in Ride the Rockies, Bicycle Tour of Colorado, Pedal the Peaks, Courage Classic, Ride Around Wyoming, MS-150, Greater AZ Bicycle Tour, and IRONMAN Cozumel. Laura has an intense interest in sports and just competed in a triathlon. She enjoys cooking, hiking, cycling, running, volleyball and loves to be near the ocean.

Trista has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2016 with a specialty in Oncology Massage. She is also a practitioner of Cranial Sacral Therapy, and a 10 year Reiki Master. Trista grew up in Santa Fe, NM, an environment that supported her as she explored the healing arts. Her life path has allowed her the privilege of working under and along side many native healers and teachers. Trista’s goal with each client is to meet you where you are in your body that day. Tailoring each session specifically to your needs. She is skilled in swedish, deep tissue, sports, prenatal, and meditation.

Dan graduated from CCMT (CT Center for Massage Therapy) in 2005. His first Licensed Massage Therapist contract was in a nursing home where he worked on patients rehabbing from surgeries, strokes, and falls. Following this, he joined a chiropractic office for over 8 years, where he developed certain strokes and techniques to help people to alleviate pain, increase flexibility and range of motion.  In January 2010, Dan joined CCMT Westport as a Massage Therapy Instructor. During the following six years, he helped students develop their skills in postural assessment, trigger point work, and deep tissue techniques. In 2016, he transitioned to serving as the Career Services Advisor until the school’s closing in June 2019. Dan has been a member of AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association) since 2004 and also participates in the AMTA CT Chapter, Community Service Massage Team, and the Sports Massage Team. Dan has also recently become a Board Certified Tai-Chi Instructor and hopes to be able to start teaching live classes soon. Dan strives to help each client achieve the maximum therapeutic benefit from every session.

Angie graduated from the Cortiva Institute as a licensed massage therapist in 2018.  Angie has been an asset to the Tranquility team since 2020.  She is passionate about helping her clients toward physical wellness and mental clarity.  Her strengths are deep muscle work and fascial release therapies that increase tissue flexibility and joint mobility.  This type of modality eases muscle tension and improves blood circulation leading to quicker recovery.  She also tailors her sessions with each client to his or her individual needs and promotes the benefit of massage therapy as an integral part of her client’s wellness routines.  Angie is also eager to continue learning and has recently studied cupping therapy and craniosacral therapy.  Outside of her massage passion, Angie loves staying active with yoga and hiking, holistic healing, traveling, and live music.

Cynthia has been a licensed massage therapist since 2007 and graduated from Florida Academy of Massage and Skin care in Ft. Myers, Florida where she learned a variety of techniques. She understands that every person has unique challenges and preferences, and prides herself in being able to hone into the needs of each individual. Over 10 years of massage experience has taught her that every client is unique and should be approached with a fresh set of eyes and ears. She specializes in helping many people find relief from head, neck, and shoulder tension as well as clients who experience fatigue. Other areas of specialization are within the lower back region and Sciatica relief. Her techniques include deep tissue, relaxation, Myofascial and trigger point therapies. Regardless of a client’s needs, she enjoys creating a warm, relaxing environment in which to wind down into deep relaxation mode.

Christal graduated from Cortiva Institute and became a Licensed Massage Therapist Spring 2022 then joined the team at Tranquility Spa soon after. After 10 years of being a Medical Assistant, she decided to follow her passion of holistic healing and utilizing her intuitive nature by joining the massage field. She prides herself in helping her clients with any individual ailments they come in with as well as help them feel grounded and relaxed when they leave; whether that be through Swedish massage, deep tissue work, or relaxation. She has completed and is certified in Reiki levels l and ll and will be advancing to level lll in the near future, as well as expanding massage modalities to enhance her practice. On her down time she enjoys yoga, hiking, weekend adventures, and meditation.

 

Estheticians / Nail Technicians

Maria is a licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician. She specializes in lymphatic drainage, craniosacral, and many other types of massages. As an Esthetician, Maria’s goal is to provide treatments that meet every client’s needs. She makes sure that her clients leave each session feeling confident and have an understanding on daily skincare regimen. Maria endeavors to make each meeting with her unique and at the end of the session she hopes to achieve bringing your daily life peace and balance, making your body and mind come together as one.

Adrianna is a licensed esthetician who truly loves making people look and feel their best. She enjoys connecting with clients to understand how to best help them with their bodies largest organ- the skin! Understanding how the environment, hormonal and lifestyle factors all contribute to the condition of one’s skin is crucial to creating a personalized skin care routine. Adrianna considers regular facials the perfect jump start to clear, youthful and rejuvenated skin.   Whether you have acne, congestion, aging or dull skin- she looks forward to helping you on your personalized skin care journey.  When it comes to nails- the worse, the better. Adrianna loves a challenge. Ingrown toenails and calluses are a nuisance to you but a treat to care for. Come let her pamper your hands and feet and restore them to a bright and shiny version of themselves.

Trish is a graduate from Oxford Academy and is a Licensed Esthetician.  Trish became interested in learning more about the complexity of skin disorders after suffering from Melasma for many years.  After becoming educated in the science of skin, she slowly faded her Melasma through the use of professional products and treatments.  Trish is passionate about helping all her clients feel their best and understands that everyone’s skin is unique and requires a customized routine.  She educates her clients on the most beneficial treatment for his or her skin, product knowledge, at-home care, and helps build skin regimens to achieve her client’s goals.

Yarina who originally came from Ukraine, graduated the Brio Academy of Cosmetology in Connecticut in 2006 and since then has been professionally practicing as a certified licensed esthetician.  She is highly versatile and enjoys working with different skin types. Yarina specializes in performing relaxing and soothing facials while giving each facial her own European twist. In addition to facial services, she also specializes in full body treatments and waxing.  Being multilingual with languages such as Ukrainian, Russian and Polish, Yarina is able to communicate on a more personal level with all her clients.

Morgan graduated from Academy Di Capelli and is a licensed Esthetician. She decided to pursue esthetics school after working in Bridal & Event makeup. She is passionate about educating others on how to take care of their skin early on in order to age gracefully and look and feel their best. She believes everyone should feel confident in themselves and taking care of their skin is the first step.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Tranquility is celebrating over 17 years of wellness and is GROWING! Voted BEST OF CT for Massages, we are searching for more of the finest talent to join our team!
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