Spa Cabanas, who always gets top honors in our annual “Spa Reviews” edition, is going into their 10th year of operations, and they are still going as strong as ever.

“Customer Appreciation is the focus of this year’s anniversary celebration.  Our repeat customers are what makes us strong, whether that customer is from the area or travelers staying at the Guesthouse,” said Norman Lachance (owner the Spa).

Starting out with only himself taking care of the Spa, his business has become very popular and Norman now has 7 employees.   As owner of the Spa, Norman has selected the services and treatments for the Spa, which are intended to focus on the client’s wellbeing and rejuvenation.  Normans experience with owning and operating Spas in the Quebec area has formed the background for Spa Cabanas.  His knowledge of skincare and use of products has made him well known in the Fort Lauderdale area and beyond.

The menu for Spa Cabanas includes new treatments that have been implemented for the Spa this year. The Spas skincare team is well known for their facials such as the Anti-Aging Facial and Facial Repair Treatment.  They have also brought in their new Bio-Lift Facial as well as the Beard Facial for those guys with facial hair.  The Bio-Lift Facial uses the NRG Machine technology to heat and cool the skin so that it reacts better to products and treatment.  The Beard Facial will give a thorough check of your skin under your beard.  Mani-Pedi’s are also on the menu as well as waxing and trimming.  There has always been a big clientele for waxing, and with this in mind they brought in Sugaring as an alternative to waxing.  Sugaring is an all-natural hair removal process that uses an all-natural Carmel made from ingredients of sugar, water and lemon juice.

The staff at the Spa Cabana’s consist of:

Oscar Gomez has been with Spa Cabanas since February of 2016.  He is a member of a training group called Humanistic Cybernetics (psychology for change) at the University Of Miami.  He has been trained by the Educating Hands School of Massage in Miami and cross–trained in multiple services including Stone Massage, Craniosacral, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy and Reflexology.

Mario Martinez received his license in 2009 and is highly recognized for his outstanding holistic abilities and considered by many as a gifted holistic massage therapist.  Mario is certified in many areas including Reiki, Reflexology, Neuro Muscular Massage and Hot and Cold Stone Massage

Dene Decandio has been with the Spa since the first of the year.  Dene has become a popular massage therapist specializing in Oncology Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage.  He is also a Usui Reiki Master.  Dene graduated Keiser Career College in 2010 and is also a Registered Chiropractic Assistant.

Gabriel Rodriquez is the newest addition to the massage area of the spa.  With his training origins in Puerto Rico, he maintains that the traditional relaxation massage techniques work best.  He is also known for his deep tissue massage.

Jimmy Nichols is a Paramedical Aesthetician, trained to work for Medical Spas, Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons.   Since 2014, Jimmy has continued to have a positive impact on his clients introducing a variety of additional treatments with his facials.  He has built a very solid clientele that continues to return and request his services all across the board.

Joey Zinn was recently added to the Skin Technician team.  Joey is bringing Sugaring to the Spa and is responsible for the Bio-lift Facial.  Joey is formally from New York City where he began his career in skin care after graduating from Christine Valmay School of Aesthetics.  He furthered his education by recently obtaining a master barbers license to add to his cosmetology license.

Clint Bridges has been part of the Spa Cabanas team since 2013 and is responsible for the overall operations of the Spa.  The responsibility of the connection of the client with the therapist is very important and it is his goal to make sure the client/therapist relationship is always a positive one.  “Making the client feel comfortable and ensuring the experience is one of health and revitalization is our main goal as a team. A great team is always a pleasure to work with” said Clint.

Look for specials in the month of December: a package of three sixty minute massages $174, a package of three PCA Facials for $275, The Bio-Lift Facial is $89 and the Facial Repair Treatment plus Babyfoot $110

They also carry a full line of Babor and PCA (Physicians Care Alliance) products.

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