Therapists

 

Melissa Brown,

Lisc Esthi #z45202,  CMT Lisc #69505

Melissa Brown has been a full time Certified and State Licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician since 2000. Melissa was voted Best Massage Therapist in Folsom in 2008 and 2009, voted the 2010 winner of best massage and skin care under Press Reader’s Choice, 2009 Best Massage, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Best Massage and Best Day Spa. She has been a lead educator for Fair Oaks Massage Institute and hosted a variety of educational classes. In 2008 she opened Alchemy Day Spa and Boutique and has since been awarded Best of the Best by Spa Industry.  She is also an avid philanthropist as a member of many non-profits including her own My Goal to Give.

Melissa focuses her practice on treating her clients as a whole…mind, body and skin. All of her treatments and products are designed to generate healing and restore balance through massage, skin care therapies and energy work.  Melissa specializes in result-oriented skin care utilizing medical and organic techniques for optimal skin health.  Through the guidance of three different shamanic healers she has cultivated a philosophy of healing that incorporates relaxation with active energy realigning for preventative and corrective rejuvenation.  Through these combined practices and years of experience she has developed Moon Child Biodynamic Wellness©.  Recognizing the alchemy of each clients wellness needs as unique she customizes each visit  and accents therapies with elegant complimentary upgrades such as warm stones, aromatherapy and herbal steamed towels.

To ensure all of Alchemy’s therapists and treatments are cutting edge and the best in the industry, Melissa coordinates and attends monthly educational classes and medical seminars from around the world.  She currently has over 2500 certified educational hours of training in holistic modalities and is working on her MD.

For appointments please text Melissa Brown at 916-879-2679

www.alchemybymelissabrown.com

www.mygoaltogive.org

Tanya LaFave

Tanya LaFave, Certified Massage Therapist, has been “healing the world one body at a time since 2001”. A graduate of California Healing Arts Institute, Tanya is a healer specializing in myofascial release through sports massage with stretching, deep tissue and therapeutic body work.

Tanya has worked along with physical therapists in providing preventative and rehabilitation bodywork for their patients and with professional athletes to help ensure physical fitness for pre and post sporting events. Her focus is on reading the imbalances present in the body and applying a series of productive, yet natural treatments for the body to help rejuvenate and heal itself. Her ability to combine all types of massage, along with her intuitive touch and caring personality offers a positive massage experience for anyone.

Tanya is also a kinetic therapist.  Her therapies go beyond basic relaxing massage to find the source of pain and generate pure healing.  Combined with her orthopedist training she truly corrects disorder in the body and encourages real relief.

For appointments please call Tanya LaFave at 916-606-4199

 

Leilani Navarro

Leilani’s goal is to dedicate time to each individual and address all their skincare goals & needs. She prides herself in love, knowledge & attention to detail when it comes to making important decisions about your skin. She loves the special bond between therapist and client, sharing her knowledge and teaching you how to care for your skin at home, to extend what she has done in the treatment room.

She has been passionate about skincare & obsessed with makeup since a young girl and a licensed esthetician and massage therapist since 2001. Leilani has extensive training in organic skin care as well as medical peels. She is constantly taking classes to learn techniques and provide top rated services.

“If you look up the word Alchemy, one of the definitions is: A power or process of transforming something common into something special. Alchemy has an amazing space where I can provide a special experience that will transform you. You will feel pampered & get results. Whether its relaxing facial, an aggressive peel, a glamourizing makeup application or advanced waxing techniques, I am confident in the products and expertise I have to offer.”- Leinlani Navarro

In May 2015 Leilani traveled to Vancouver to learn cosmetic tattooing from the most sought after artist and educator.  She now also provides semi-permanent brow design, eyeliner, corrective coloring, scar treatment, cosmetic nipple tattooing and more.

For appointments please call or text Leilani Navarro at 916-764-5773

Heidi Green

Heidi has been passionate about skincare for as long as she can remember. As a former acne sufferer she understands the difficulties and frustrations that come along with skin issues. In 2015 she decided to go back to school and change her career to align more with her personal interests and hobbies.

Heidi strives to offer relaxing services that are also result driven. She enjoys working with her clients on long term solutions for their skincare concerns. Nothing is more gratifying then watching her clients skin transform.
Education and knowledge are very important to her as she evolves her craft. She loves learning about how ingredients in products react to skin on a molecular level. Heidi is currently apprenticing under master esthetician and Alchemy owner, Melissa Brown. She is passionate about surrounding herself with mentors and continuing her studies in skincare and wellness.
Heidi’s background in both nutrition and hospitality management have given her a unique perspective and set of tools to bring to her skin care practice. Working in the hospitality industry for nearly 20 years gives her an in-depth understanding of all aspects of customer service. She takes pride in creating lasting bonds with her clients and understanding what their needs are. She knows that each individual is different, with specific concerns and with their own expectations. She finds herself able to make her clients feel comfortable and relaxed.  Heidi truly believes that the treatment room is a sanctuary for the mind, body and soul.
For appointments please call or text Heidi Green at 916-337-5152