Spa Staff

With so many spas in Portland to choose from, we certainly believe that it is our excellent staff that truly sets us apart from the rest. Our caring team of professionals are highly skilled and passionate. Each brings with them unique qualities, strengths, abilities, and experiences to every client that is seen. Please read below to learn more about our exceptional spa staff.

PamOwner / Massage Therapist and Aesthetician

“As the owner of Nine Stones, I am a fully licensed Massage Therapist, Aesthetician and Manicurist. This background provides me with a unique perspective and knowledge to better understand the needs of both clients and the spa. I enjoy working alongside my incredible staff.”

 

  • B.S. in Child Development from University of Maine Orono
  • Polarity Realization Institute – Massage – 1994
  • New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts – 1995
  • Capillo Institute – completed Esthetics Program –2001
  • Spa Tech Institute – completed Manicurist Program – 2008
  • Professional Member of AMTA
  • Reiki Level III
  • Certified in Lomi-Lomi Massage – Hilo, HI
  • Certified in LaStone Massage – Tucson, AZ
  • Certified Dr. Hauschka Esthetician
  • Certified in Reflexology
  • Training in Naturopathica, G.M. Collin, SkinCeuticals, Bioelements, Aromatherapy Facial, Hot Stone Facial, Natural Face Lift Massage, Thai Massage, Swedish, Neuromuscular, Ayurvedic Treatments, Aromatouch, and Pre/Postnatal

AndreaMassage Therapist

“Through technical skill, compassion and presence, I offer clients customized massage experiences that leave them feeling restored and renewed.”

  • Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy – 2010
  • Professional Member of ABMP
  • Training in Integrative, Relaxing and Deep Tissue Massage, Prenatal, Hot Stone, Aromatherapy, and Ayurvedic Treatments, along with aspects and concepts of Shiatsu and Thai Yoga Massage

AngelaManicurist

“Being a licensed cosmetologist I love all aspects of beauty. Working at Nine Stones has inspired me to love the most natural way of taking care of nails. I really care about client satisfaction and making sure every visit is an experience.”

  • SpaTech Institute – completed Cosmetology program – 2013

BethMassage Therapist

“For me, massage therapy is a healing art capable of producing subtle, yet profound changes in the physical body and beyond. It is both humbling and a privilege to be part of such conscious, compassionate and transformational work. Guided by intuition, yet rooted in sound clinical knowledge of both Western and Eastern techniques, my ultimate goal is to create a peaceful, nurturing space where balance, health, and connection to oneself and the world can be restored.”

  • Blue Cliff School of Therapeutic Massage in New Orleans, LA – 1994
  • Professional Member of NCBTMB and ABMP
  • Training in Polarity Therapy, CranioSacral Therapy I, Myofascial Release, Hot Stone, Swedish, Neuromuscular, Pre/Postnatal, Various Asian bodywork techniques including Anma TuiNa, Acupressure, Healing Touch, Aromatouch and Ayurvedic treatments

ChristinaMassage Therapist

“I practice with the philosophy that each client deserves an individualized and focused approach to every session. My first job as a massage therapist was at Nine Stones when it first opened. I have since gotten my Masters in teaching ESL and lived and worked in Mexico and Guatemala. Through my travels I traded bodywork with massage therapists from all over the world. But Nine Stones kept calling me back! I have experienced success in helping clients with neck strain, frozen shoulder syndrome, low back issues and sciatica. I am dedicated to supporting clients meet their goals, whether they are deep relaxation, injury recovery, personal growth, athletic achievement or easing a difficult life transition. I bring an intuitive touch to each session that is transportive and transformational.”

  • New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts – 2002
  • Training in Hot Stone, Neuromuscular Integration, Swedish, Pre/Postnatal and Aromatouch

ErinAesthetician

“I am passionate about holistic skincare, love Dr. Hauschka treatments and makeup application! I am also a certified yoga instructor and level 1 polarity practitioner.”

  • Capilo Institute – completed Esthetics Program – 2007
  • Certified Dr. Hauschka Esthetician with additional decorative cosmetics training
  • Training in Naturopathica, G.M. Collin, Skinceuticals and Aromatouch

JalimMassage Therapist & Aesthetician

“I use intuition, patience and focus I blend many techniques into each session to facilitate transformation within the body, releasing chronic muscle patterns while promoting relaxation and health. I enjoy helping individuals find balance with skin care and guiding them in picking cosmetics that heal and nurture the skin.”

  • B.A. in Dance and Social Science from Bennington College
  • Green Mountain Institute for Integrative Therapy: Portugal Program
  • Boulder College of Massage Therapy – 2004
  • Esthetics Apprenticeship at Nine Stones – 2010
  • Professional memberships NCBTMB and AMTA
  • Certified Dr. Hauschka Esthetician
  • Training in Naturopathica, G.M. Collin, Skinceuticals, Pre/Postnatal, Hot Stone, Ayurvedic Treatments, Aromatouch, Swedish, Deep Tissue/Neuromuscular Therapy, Sports and Integrative Massage

Hannah G.Massage Therapist

  • Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences – 2002
  • Bodywork for the Childbearing Cycle Certification – 2010
  • Professional memberships NCBTMB and AMTA
  • Training in Pre/Postnatal, Aromatouch, Swedish, Sports Massage, and Reflexology

Hannah W.Massage Therapist & Aesthetician

  • Spa Tech Institute – Completed Therapeutic Massage program – 2008
  • Training in Pre/Postnatal, Aromatouch, Swedish, Deep Tissue/Neuromuscular Therapy and Hot Stone

MiaManicurist

“I thoroughly enjoy all aspects of my job, no matter what service I’m performing. I strive for client satisfaction. It makes me happy to make others happy and that’s why I love my job! At Nine Stones I do manicures, pedicures, waxing, lash & brow tinting and make-up application.”

  • SpaTech Institute – completed Cosmetology program – 2010

MonetManicurist and Reflexologist

“My focus is natural nails and helping my clients maintain healthy hands, feel and nails. Foot care is so important because everyone neglects their feet. I love doing pedicures to help clients attain proper foot health, relax and refresh tired feet and put a smile on their face when they see how beautiful their feet can be!”

  • Capillo Institute – completed Manicurist program – 2010
  • Certified in Reflexology

StefanieMassage Therapist

“My technique tends to be slower strokes with detail to the muscles of the shoulders and back.”

  • Denver School of Massage Therapy – 2005
  • Professional Member of ABMP
  • Training in Swedish, Deep Tissue Therapy, Hot Stone, Prenatal, Aromatouch and Naturopathica and G.M. Collin body treatments

ThyiaceMassage Therapist

“My goal as a massage therapist is to connect with each individual, address their needs of concern and provide a soulful relaxing experience. I really enjoy applying different massage techniques to achieve the best session for that person.”

  • Polarity Realization Institute – 1994
  • Professional Member of AMTA
  • Training in Swedish, Deep Tissue Therapy, Hot Stone, Prenatal, Aromatouch and Naturopathica body treatments

TrishMassage Therapist

“I have always worked in an integrative therapeutic way, focusing on the healing of the physical body while understanding the intricate connection to the emotional and spiritual self. I come from a strong energy background and often combine the physical work with energy work to bring in that balance and peace. Being totally present in every session is what I strive for. In return, I encourage clients to be actively engaged in their bodywork experience, to become aware of how their body feels and breathing through those moments of tension to truly “let it go”. I offer you a safe space to breathe, unwind and receive what your body needs.”

  • B.A. in Art from University of Maine, Orono
  • Palmer Institute of Massage and Bodywork
  • Certified in Craniosacral Therapy Level 4; Pediatric Level 1 – Milne Institute
  • Bio-Dynamic Craniosacral – Working with the Heart – Michael Shea
  • Certified in Lymphatic Drainage Therapy Level 3 – Chickly Institute
  • Assoc. Polarity Practitioner
  • Reiki Master
  • Certified Integrative Energy Therapist
  • Training in Swedish, Deep Tissue Therapy, Hot Stone, Prenatal, Aromatouch and Naturopathica body treatments

VickiMassage Therapist

“I specialize in relaxing, therapeutic massage and reflexology. As a Reiki II practitioner I also incorporate energy work into all of my client’s sessions. I combine Swedish, Neuromuscular and Myofascial Release to address client’s individual needs. I have had great success in treating chronic neck, shoulder and low back pain. My additional training in Prenatal Massage allows me to address the special needs of expectant mothers. As a breast cancer survivor, I am aware of the concerns breast cancer patients can have while undergoing chemotherapy, surgery and radiation.”

  • New Hampshire Institute of Therapeutic Arts – 2003
  • Training in Naturopathica, Pre/Postnatal, Ayurvedic Treatments, Swedish, Deep Tissue/Neuromuscular Therapy and Myofascial Release