Massage Department

Amanda

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IL State Licensed Certified Massage Therapist Founder

Threading Artist

IL State Licensed Nail Technician

IL State Licensed CE Provider

2001 graduate of Northern Prairie School of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, Sycamore, IL

2012 graduate of The Nail Inn & School of Cosmetology, Lemont, IL

20 Years Industry Experience

Specializes in:  Hot Stone, Prenatal, Deep Tissue, Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy, Gel Manicures and Ingrown Toenail Correction.

Maria

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IL State Licensed Massage Therapist

Lead Massage Therapist

Training & Development Lead

Joined the Premier Family March 2017

2016 Graduate of Universal Spa Training Academy

Certifications include: Swedish, Hot Stone, and Prenatal

After years of being in the Outdoor Education and Recreation field and doing everything from 27 day backpacking trips in the Tetons to Sea Kayaking in Baja,teaching university level backpacking, rock climbing and weight training as well as facilitating team building with various corporate and school age clients; Maria decided to make a career change into the field of Massage Therapy. She became licensed in 2016 and brings with her the knowledge of deep tissue, trigger point, and clinical massage modalities from her work with an area Chiropractor.

As an avid rock climber, weight lifter, hiker, and recreational kayaker Maria brings her knowledge of movement and fitness to help clients with sports injuries, and muscle overuse; as well as just being able to help with overall relaxation.

Monica

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IL State Licensed Massage Therapist

Joined the Premier Family February 2016

2015 Cortiva Massage Graduate

Certified in Prenatal Massage

Monica comes to us with fresh hands and a motivation to help change client’s lives through regular massage treatments. While working as a chiropractic assistant for 5 years, she saw the tremendous benefits of massage and it really inspired her to enroll in her Massage Therapy program. This holistic environment truly helped her to understand the healing effects of massage on the mind and body.

She specializes in Deep Tissue and Prenatal Massage and has been with Premier for over 2 years.

Mandy

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IL State Licensed Massage Therapist

Joined the Premier Family July 2017

2010 Graduate of Soma Institute

Specializes in Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy

After years of being interested in Massage, Mandy finally turned her dream into a reality. Mandy has always enjoyed helping others and has been in customer service roles for years. She enjoys getting a chance to help others in a way that will relax and improve their mood, de-stress and heal their bodies and be able to take them away from distractions of everyday day life and focus on themselves really gives her great joy.

Heather

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IL State Licensed Massage Therapist

Joined the Premier Family May 2018

2016 Graduate of Cortiva Institute

Heather was working as a technician at a physical therapy office for 8 years when she truly recognized her passion for massage. After becoming a patient, she saw firsthand how the routine can truly get you back on track but most importantly the positive impact of massage. So it was a no-brainer for her when she realized there was a massage school in her town and she decided to apply. Heather graduated in April of 2016 and worked in the physical therapy department for a short period of time afterwards. For the following 2 years she worked in a chiropractic office focusing on deep tissue and trigger point. Heather has always enjoyed helping people and pushing people in the direction to be their best selves. Massage is one of the most beneficial forms of self-care you can can do for yourself. Heather looks forward to meeting you and helping you achieve total wellness through therapeutic massage treatments.

Helen

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IL State Licensed Massage Therapist

Joined the Premier Family May 2018

2014 Graduate of Cortiva Institute

Certified Lymph-edema Therapist

Helen decided to go to massage school after years of being interested and following her desire to help people. She graduated from Cortiva Institute as valedictorian in 2014. During her time in school, she worked as a chiropractic assistant, gaining experience in trigger point work, stretching, and total body health. She also worked in a spa, improving on her relaxation and specific work techniques.

Helen specializes in Swedish, sports, deep tissue, trigger point, and lymphatic drainage. She will soon be adding Reflexology and Prenatal to her list of skills.

Kathryn

IL State Licensed Massage Therapist

Joined the Premier Family April 2019

1999 Graduate Florida College of Natural Health: Massage Program, Maitland FL

2016 Graduate Kaplan University, Bachelors of Science, Health and Wellness

19 years experience

Specializing in deep tissue, parental, hot stone

Certifications: prenatal, hot stone, reflexology, total body stretch and sports massage, cupping and moxi-bustion

Kathryn’s career as a massage therapist is extensive and spans 2 states. She grew up in Palm Beach Gardens, then moved to Orlando, FL. After high school there was no obvious career direction, but she was always drawn to massage therapy. It was in massage school that Kathryn found her calling and hasn’t looked back since. Her experience as a massage therapist includes Walt Disney World resorts, medical day spas, a chiropractic office, and manager of a physical therapy clinic. In 2006 she moved to Illinois and continued working in the field of massage therapy, and also achieved her dream of getting her bachelors degree. Kathryn also dreamed of becoming a teacher so she could share her passion for education and massage therapy. She taught for 2 years as an adjunct instructor at Cortiva Institute of Massage at three campuses. Kathryn is very passionate about  helping her clients achieve more balance and wellness through massage therapy. She is excited to be a part of the Premier family!

Esthetics Department

Ilana

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IL State Licensed Esthetician & Makeup Artist

Lead Esthetician

Threading Artist

Joined the Premier Family August 2009

2009 Graduate of Naperville Skin Institute – Naperville, IL

10+ Years of industry experience

Ilana is a licensed esthetician and makeup artist. She has 6 years in the industry and has never stopped learning and loving every second of it. She is very experienced in waxing, threading, body treatments, and makeup and has a passionate focus on anti aging through skin care . She loves to educate clients and produce the best experience possible for each and every one!

 

 

IL State Licensed Esthetician

 

 

Nail Department

Amanda

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IL State Licensed Certified Massage Therapist

Threading Artist

IL State Licensed Nail Technician

IL State Licensed CE Provider

Founder

2001 graduate of Northern Prairie School of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, Sycamore, IL

2012 graduate of The Nail Inn & School of Cosmetology, Lemont, IL

16 Years Industry Experience

Specializes in:  Hot Stone, Prenatal, Deep Tissue, Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy, Gel Manicures and Ingrown Toenail Correction.

Adriana

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IL State Licensed Nail Technician

Lead Nail Technician

Joined the Premier Family March 2017

2015 Graduate from Roza’s School of Nail Technology

2010 Graduate from London Eyes International Makeup School

Growing up in her Aunts Salon, Adriana always knew she wanted to be in the beauty industry. She has been a makeup artist for 7 years and Nail Tech for a little over a year now and has truly developed a passion for making people feel beautiful and relaxed inside and out. She enjoys learning new techniques and keeping up with trends whether it be nails or makeup. She truly loves what she does and loves interacting with her clients making sure their service experience is thorough and enjoyable.

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Hair Department

Katy

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IL State Licensed Cosmetologist

IL State Licensed Esthetician

Lead Cosmetologist

Joined the Premier Family May 2017

2015 Graduate of Hair Professionals Academy, Sycamore, IL

As a licensed Cosmetologist and Esthetician for over 2 years, Katy has taken numerous continuing education classes to stay knowledgeable and up-to-date on all the latest styles and techniques related to hair. She has always known that she had a passion for the beauty industry, and is now getting to live out her dream. She has a passion to accentuate an individual’s true beauty, and helps her clients feel beautiful and valued. Katy enjoys creating the perfect look that will compliment all her clients and their features.

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Guest Relations

Sydney

Guest Relations

You will see Sydney around the spa helping you up front, answering the phones and assisting us with our every need. Rest assured she is going to make things easier for all of us here at Premier.

Michelle

Guest Relations

You will see Michelle around the spa helping you up front, answering the phones and assisting us with our every need. Rest assured she is going to make things easier for all of us here at Premier.

Lauren

Guest Relations

You will see Lauren around the spa helping you up front, answering the phones and assisting us with our every need. Rest assured she is going to make things easier for all of us here at Premier.

Public Relations

Melissa

Public Relations and Social Media Manager

With over 15 years of experience in public relations and social media marketing, Melissa is excited to be working at Premier! With a passion for marketing and customer service, Melissa is looking forward to cultivating new business partnership as well as introducing Premier to new clientele. Melissa handles all of our marketing both in spa and out in our community. If you are new to the spa, you will likely receive a phone call from her thanking you for your business and making sure that you had a wonderful experience. To reach Melissa directly please phone her at 331-212-6939