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The LifeBloom Massage & Spa staff is comprised of proactive, experienced and life-loving professionals who are dedicated to promoting well-being and spiritual balance. Our passion for creating a meaningful and relaxing experience for clients is what sets us apart. The team at LifeBloom Massage & Spa believe in their craft, and it truly shows in all of our treatments and outstanding customer service. Welcome to the best day of the week.
Jade grew up with intensive training in painting and she also found herself passionate about traveling. She obtained her B.S. degree in Tourism and Hotel Management at Johnson & Wales University, also spending some study abroad time in Italy and South Africa. She started her professional career in hotel and tourism industry, serving as a Business Development Manager for Asian Market at a Boston-based travel agency before she decided to establish her own business. Health, beauty, and inner peace are what Jade considers three key elements for people to truly enjoy the outside world, i.e., arts and travel. This propelled Jade to create LifeBloom Massage & Spa, which she hopes will help to achieve the best wellness and beauty for the residents and tourists of Gloucester and surrounding communities. Jade is also a mother of two.
Christine Menard is a licensed medical aesthetician who combines her passion for skincare and proven results to provide her clients with the ultimate skincare experience. She has been practicing aesthetics for twenty years. Christine's vast experiences while working as an aesthetician, esthetic instructor, former spa owner and working as a medical aesthetician for physicians has given her an abundance of esthetic knowledge. Christine is highly skilled with chemical peels, facials, microdermabrasion, ultrasonic facials, dermaplaning and has an extensive knowledge base of aesthetic procedures.
Nate Webber was awarded the Excellence Award by the American Massage Therapy Association. He is motivated and dedicated to ensuring that every single client is completely satisfied with their massage experience. At every session, he is completely focused on giving personalized attention to meet the individual needs of his clients. Nate has studied a variety of techniques and he enjoys focusing on areas by using Deep Tissue, Range of Motion, Positional Release and Trigger Points.
Skin Care Specialist
Alannah is a licensed esthetician and graduate of Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics. Realizing her interest in skin care at a young age, she has been dedicated to educating herself in the anatomy and physiology of skin and its treatments. Every session with Alannah is specifically customized to fit her clients exact skin care needs and goals. She is passionate about creating a safe space and working with her clients to achieve their desired results and relaxation, while also educating her clients to be comfortable and confident in understanding their own skin. Her passion for guiding her clients though skin care is recognizable through her care and confidence in her treatment room.
Josh has been a licensed massage therapist for over 7 years and has experience working with a diverse group of clients including athletes, body builders, office workers, and stay at home moms. He specializes in firm therapeutic massage: relieving tension without causing pain or excessive soreness. His approach to massage is to analyze any issues presented from an anatomical perspective and provide a session that both relaxes and invigorates. Josh is available for many kinds of massage modalities, such as Prenatal, Cupping, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, and Sports Massage.
Every session with Bill is tailored specifically to the clients needs and goals, whether clients are looking for relaxation, recovery, or relief from chronic pain. He uses a variety of techniques to release strain and tension from the body and encourage balance and healing. Bill is also a musician, and can be found performing on Cape Ann and the Greater Boston Area.
What led Lynda to become an Esthetician is the peaceful, pristine, meditative and Zen approach in the skin care field. She enjoys the one-on-one relationship with her clients. Caring for her client’s skin and helping them to relax and enjoy a treatment fulfills her innate need to nurture. Before Lynda became an Aesthetician, she had her own flower shop for 14 years, worked in the medical field, and then in the service industry. Her skin care specialties include body waxing and body treatments.
Taylor Cognato is a licensed aesthetician who specializes in makeup artistry, as well as delivering relaxing, customized facial treatments. Taylor has had a passion for makeup and skin products from an early age, which ultimately blossomed into changing career paths from graphic design, to the world of aesthetics. Her favorite part of aesthetics work is delivering results that encourage her clients to see their natural beauty. Every session is customized to the client’s individual needs, and is conducted with warm, positive energy. Taylor is a graduate of Spa Tech Institute and is also an artist, and runs a beauty channel on YouTube.
Massage therapy has always been Stephen's true passion, because helping a client with an issue they may have had for weeks, months or even years is the most gratifying feeling he could ever achieve. His skill set has a very wide range; he can have a gentle and nurturing touch but also can get deep into muscles and tight areas if need be. His other passions in life are sports and various other physical activities. He feels keeping his body strong keeps his mind focused to be the best massage therapist he can be.
“It’s possible” is Lisa’s credo. Lisa is a graduate of Spa Tech Institute and specializes in Holistic Massage Therapy. Conscious touch is at the center of Lisa’s work as a massage therapist, focusing on each client’s needs and goals. Lisa wholeheartedly believes everyone can benefit from massage, whether it be for stress and pain relief, athletic performance recovery or overall health and boosting one’s immune system. Lisa is passionate about learning and is constantly seeking out new skills and methods to offer clients. She is certified in Massage Cupping, Rock Tape Kinesiology Taping, and Level 1 Thai Massage. In addition, Lisa is in the year-long process of becoming certified in Neuromuscular Therapy through Precision NMT. When Lisa is not studying, she can be found dancing, practicing yoga, gardening, cooking or throwing a stick with Bear, her rescue dog from Puerto Rico. Lisa is grateful to live on Cape Ann.
Robin has been practicing massage since 2002. She's certified in therapeutic and holistic massage including deep tissue, polarity therapy, craniosacral, Reiki, Thai Yoga Massage, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic Head, Face, Hand & Foot Massage and Watsu (water massage therapy). In addition, she is also a 200 hour certified Kripalu (Kripalu is a center for yoga and health in Lenox, MA) Yoga Teacher since 2006. She has over 3,000 hours of professional certification in bodywork. She's pleased to be returning to Gloucester as this is where she began her early massage work. She looks forward to assisting our clients in their health and wellness journey @ LifeBloom Massage & Spa
Marta attended the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, and holds both NY and MA licensure for massage therapy. The primary techniques that influence Marta’s massages are sports massage and craniosacral massage. Among other modalities that she uses are acupressure, reflexology, Reiki, hot stones, and cupping. She has worked in a variety of settings: The Sports Club LA, Boston; Bella Santé on Newbury Street; Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires; Kripalu; Cranwell Hotel & Golf Club; Norwich Inn & Spa; and Seaside Wellness Chiropractic in Manchester-by-the-Sea. Marta has lived on Cape Ann with her children for 22 years. Some of her hobbies/interests include gardening, hiking, and sewing. Marta is committed to helping people through massage therapy.