Shannon is the owner & operator of Body & Soul Spa & Salon. She has been working as an Aesthetician and a Nail Tech for 15 years. Her career has taken her to many places. She worked for a very high end hotel chain for 7 years before she decided it was time to open her own salon and spa. Body & Soul has been open for 7 years and most of the staff has been with her for 6 years of that. Shannon has a passion for all aspects of beauty but specializes in aesthetics and natural nail care. Shannon highly values advanced education in herself and her staff. She has dedicated her career to exceeding the expectation of her clients. Shannon takes great pride in her staff and is very honored to have such a professional and dedicated team to work beside. She is a small town girl who has always had big goals and even bigger dreams.
Shannon has attended several ISPA conventions, IECSC Vegas, ABS Chicago, Premier Orlando, CosmoProf Vegas, Peerless SLC and continued master training in Eminence. Being an expert in her field she also has extensive knowledge of products such as Dermalogica, YonKa, Emenience Organics, Cellex C, Glo Theraputics & Minerals, Young Blood Cosmetics, TempTu Air Brush, Ceripil Wax, SunFX, OPI, Redken, Moroccan Oil Hair & Body and Me Bath!
Brianna is the Salon Manager and Master stylist at Body & Soul. As a 2007 graduate of The Hair Academy a Paul Mitchell partner school, Brianna received advanced hands-on training with industry leaders, collected numerous awards, and graduated with honors. With seven years of experience and an abundance of advanced education, Brianna continues to apply the hottest trends and everyday changes of the beauty industry into her artistry. Brianna specializes in hair coloring technique, advanced cutting, makeup design, the craft of nails and is continuing to excel in esthetics.
Brianna's passion is making every client look their absolute best and feel great about themselves. Brianna has master training and extensive product knowledge in Eminence Organics, Hydra Facial, Glo Minerals, Young Blood, Morocan Oil, Color Proof, Redken, Paul Mitchell, Purology, Davines, Bracoto, Keratin Complex, Brazilian Blowout, Babe Tape-In extensions, Cerepil Wax, SUN FX, OPI and Essie. Brianna is constantly expanding her knowledge with training at many shows such as ISPA, IESCS and CosmoProof Las Vegas.
Master Nail Technician, Lead Make Up Artist, Sun Fx Specialist & Body Treatment Therapist Heather Asbell has been at Body & Soul Spa for 7 years. Her specialties include the entire realm of nail applications. From Young Nail Acrylic, OPI & Gelish Gel Nails, Manicures & Pedicures.
Heather specializes also in wedding make up application, with the NEW Temptu Pro line of airbrush makeup, leaving the bride and bridal party flawless on their big day. Other specialties include Sun Fx Spray On tan a all natural company that gives her clients looking their best year round.
For Body treatments Heather specializes in Chi Slimming & Detox body wraps, Eminence Herbal Cellulite Treatments and the conventional Sugar, Salt, Mud & Seaweed steam room therapies. What Heather brings to Body & Soul Spa is experience, knowledge and education. She goes to continuing education every year making sure that she can offer her clients the newest most up to date treatments in the world.
Since 2004 Karey has been a licensed esthetician and nail tech. She is a native of Montana and has lived and practiced her talents in Jackson since 2007.
Karey strives to provide her clients with a very relaxing atmosphere where they can come to rejuvenate their bodies and minds. Her number one priority is providing clients with a one of a kind experience they will not soon forget.
Karey's qualifications in esthetics are abundant she has training in Hydra Facial, LED light treatments, Soli-Tone, lash and brow tinting, Eminence Organics, Glo minerals and Young Blood. She has received master training from the one and only Wax Queen. Karey also has training with Sun-FX, OPI and Essie.
Libbey graduated with honors from the Toni & Guy hairdressing academy in Dallas Texas, she has three years of experience in various areas of the industry. Libbey has advanced training in cutting and styling including a background in runway styling and photo shoots.
Specializing in color technique, Libbey has worked with many color lines including Goldwell, L' Oreal, Framesi and Redken just to name a few. She is passionate about the finished style and truly shines when it comes to bridal and formal updo's, blowouts and runway hairstyles. As a full cosmetologist Libbey has the talent to complete her clients full look, waxing, tinting, nails and everything in between. Libbey has breakthrouh training in OPI and Essie, Eminence Organics, Young Blood, Redken, Toni & Guy, Framesi, Avada, Davines, Keratin Complex, Brazilian Blowout and Color Proof.
Sarah is the star of all things massage here at Body & Soul. Sara is a very experienced Certified Massage Therapist (CMT), her styles range from deep tissue to sports massage and stress reduction relaxation messages. Sara is also certified in Poultice Therapy, a deeply penetrating treatment using warmed poultice mixture of healing, restorative herbs, seaweeds and minerals. Poultice treatments improve circulation and promote relaxation creating a truly therapeutic experience.
While taking advanced education Sara has gained her certification in Bamboo Fusion the use of a hollow organically treated bamboo canes that are warmed and used in general massage. This technique works in a very similar way to a hot stone massage, its main function is to sooth sore muscles, increase circulation and aids in providing a sense of deep relaxation. Sara's mission is to support individuals in achieving life balance through personal wellness.
We are proud to welcome our newest staff member Gretchen Ladd to the team. Gretchen was born and raised in Northern California and comes to us with 9 years of experience as a manager in the Spa and Sales Department at The Claremont Resort in Berkeley, CA. Ready for a new adventure Gretchen and her husband Josh relocated to Jackson when Josh was offered an Executive Chef position at Snow King Resort. She is a real professional with a warm and welcoming presence, she is a great fit for our team.
Gretchen's motto-" Laugh as much as you breathe, love as long as you live."