Meet our Team at Spa Evangeline – Day Spa in Tampa
Ally V., Front of House Lead
As our Front of House Lead, Ally is who you can thank for your warm greeting upon entering the spa, all the lovely products scattered throughout the facility for you to sample and your fond farewell upon departure. Ally has worked in the spa industry for over 6 years and received her Aesthetic License from Summit Academy. Ally’s favorite part of being a therapist is helping guests to bring our their inner beauty and she specializes in waxing treatments.
“There is only one part of a woman’s body that she doesn’t want to be any thinner and that’s her eyebrows!”- Unknown
Miledis P., Licensed Massage Therapist
Certified in Swi-Thai Table Top Massage
Certified Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage Specialist
Miledis was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and has over 10 years in the Health Care Industry. Miledis views her work in massage therapy as a blessing because she is able to help people heal and relax. Miledis’ personal passions include dancing and cooking which she is absolutely fabulous at both.
“Every word of God is a shield to those who put their trust in him.” Proverbs 30:5
Don K., Licensed Massage Therapist
Trained in Bamboo Massage
Don has been a Tampa resident since 1998 and is such a positive and essential asset to our team. Don has been in the customer service industry for over 15 years and has been practicing as a licensed massaged therapist since 2001. Don’s favorite part of being a therapist is being able to calm and relax guests that arrive into the spa with the stress of the world on their shoulders. Don’s personal passions include exercising and keeping himself healthy (inside and out) as well as old movies & music.
“Be good to your mother.” -Unknown
Tameka M., Licensed Full Specialist
Tameka hails from the lovely island of Jamaica which is evident in her kindhearted nature and bright smile. Tameka became a full specialist through Manhattan Academy and graduated as one of the top in her class! Tameka’s favorite part of being a therapist is that she enjoys learning the guest’s needs and “cocktailing” an at home skin and nail routine for each guest to enjoy pampering themselves not only in the spa but also at home. Tameka is passionate about education and turning her passions into profitable business options.
“The finer things only get better with age.” -Unknown
Rachael F., Full Specialist
Special FX Makeup Artist
Trained in Lash Extension Application
Rachael is a Florida native but has big dreams of one day moving to L.A. to pursue her dream of becoming a Special FX makeup artist for film and print. Rachael’s specializations include European facials, LED therapy, aroma therapy, high frequency, peels, micro-rolling, natural and shellac nail treatments, makeup applications and facial waxing. Rachael obtained her certification for aesthetics and nail care at Sunstate Academy and has been practicing makeup artistry for nearly 7 years! Rachael’s favorite part of being a therapist is being able to be her guest’s “escape” in our lush nail room, or helping her guests to relax and rejuvenate in the facial room. Rachael finds it incredibly rewarding to know she has helped to make someone’s day that much better just by sharing her time and experience with them. Rachael’s personal passions include makeup artistry and education. She believes in not only educating herself but also each of her guests so they can have a flawless canvas for their makeup and feel confident about their skin.
“Give a girl the right shoes and she’ll conquer the world.”- Marilyn Monroe
Jessica T., Full Specialist
Certified Lash Extension Specialist
Certified Brow Extension Specialist
Certified Dinair Airbrush Makeup Specialist
Jessica’s favorite part of being a therapist is getting to meet different people from all walks of life and to help them find beauty inside of themselves. Jessica’s personal passions include giving back to the community. She loves providing beauty treatments to single mothers looking for work or nail treatments to seniors who are unable to get out to seek those services on their own. In general Jessica just loves sharing her gifts with the world!
“The key to walking on water is knowing where the rocks are.”- Unknown
Dana G., Licensed Massage Therapist
Dual Certification in Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy from the Birmingham School of Massage
Bachelors of Education For Interior Design and Art from Samford University in Birmingham, AL
Even though a Florida native, Dana has had her share of travels having been a liscensed massage therapist in Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia in addition to Florida. With over five years of experience as a massage therapist, she has enjoyed getting to know clients from all over the southeast and all walks of life as well as continuing to learn different techniques of massage and even other holistic healing practices.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
Joline C., Licensed Massage Therapist
Joline comes to us from Colorado Springs, Co. but received her massage licensure right here in Tampa Bay! Joline’s passion for massage therapy comes from her love of being able to help people feel better, inside and out. On her downtime Joline enjoys custom designing her own t-shirts and spending time with her animals!
“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” – B.B. King
Master Massage Therapist with 35+ years of experience
Rehab Medical message and healing
Originally born in up state New York, of German decent. Moved to Florida in 1975 and became a licensed massage therapist in 1983.
I love working on each and every person during a massage. Each individual is different in their own way and each person needs their own customized massage.
I have 20 years of working with professional athletes and VIPs. I was Program Director at Everest University for 5 years. Certified in the state of Florida for all message modalities, Rehab Medical message with a group of Doctors for 4 years.
I grow Koi in a beautiful water garden also grow organic vanilla, orchids and all sorts of plants.
“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong she is until you’re in hot water” -Eleanor Roosevelt