Elizabeth is a Licensed Esthetician/ Certified Master Esthetician and Certified Massage Therapist, making her our Lead Therapist. She has been part of Urban Calm for almost four years, and has established a loyal clientele. Her clients love her attention to detail and her above and beyond customer service.
Elizabeth specializes in improving acne, hyperpigmentation, rosacea, and very importantly creating skincare regimens and skin care treatment plans for her clients to help with signs of aging. She has a strong background in product knowledge and a very good understanding of active ingredients of both clinical and organic products.
With time comes experience and through the years she has acquired extensive experience through training in advanced modalities such as, chemical peels including Jessner and TCA, Microchanneling, Hydrafacial, Microdermabrasion, Microcurrent, Dr. Vodder’s facial Lymphatic Drainage, Facial cupping/Medicupping, Facial Guasha and LED treatments. She also enjoys keeping up with popular trends such as eyelash extensions, lash lifting, brow lamination, dermaplaning and many others!
In her words, “My number one concern is to always deliver a relaxing, calming, and result-driven experience. Ensuring I keep on top of technology and its advancements allows me to better help my clients meet their long term skin care goals.”
Elizabeth is also both state CAMTC certified and Nationally certified in Massage Therapy. Her specialties range from spa massage to the more intricate and complex deep tissue sculpting, pre-natal massage, lymphatic drainage massage/medicupping, trigger point therapy, sports massage, passive and active stretching, and include a few traditional chinese medicine modalities like acupressure, guasha, cupping and tuina.
Elizabeth’s therapeutic massages include postural and gait assessments. She will also ask specific questions regarding any limitations on range of motion to customize each therapy to the client’s specific needs. Clients can expect firm, constant compressions and deep strokes to achieve muscle tension release, assist in gradual postural realignment, and/or improve range of motion. She may include cupping, stretching and/or guasha with client’s consent if needed.
Elizabeth’s pain management experience includes TMJ, thoracic outlet syndrome, tension neck syndrome, anteriorly rotated shoulders, frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, iliopsoas tendonitis, sciatic nerve impingement, IT band syndrome, plantar fasciitis, and pregnancy related pelvic discomforts. She is currently pursuing her second certification in pre-natal massage therapy and peri-natal massage.