DeAnne Mauri / Esthetician & Assistant Director
DeAnne has the distinction of being the very first skin care therapist to join the Spa of Essex. As the Lead Skin Care Therapist and Assistant Director, DeAnne has been able to help the team reach goals and advance in their training. Since joining the industry in 2003, DeAnne has worked for a well known plastic surgeon and has taken numerous continuing education classes on skin care, body treatments and makeup. Specializing in facials and HydraFacials, DeAnne loves to help clients achieve the results they are looking for, while at the same time providing a relaxing and pampering treatment. DeAnne is our product knowledge geek, and has become a trusted source to match the perfect product and facial treatment to the clients’ needs.
Brian S. Gordon / Licensed Massage Therapist
A Graduate of the San Francisco School of Massage in 1977 & Galen Institute of Medical Massage Therapy in September 1999. Brian has been with The Spa of Essex since 2006. He is a member of the CT AMTA Sports Massage and Emergency Response Team. Brian has extensive experience in several Spa, Therapeutic and Sports modalities. His areas of focus are Sciatic, Neck and Headache discomfort. Brian uses a firm to deep touch to achieve desired results.
Cait Meeks / Licensed Massage Therapist
Cait Meeks is a graduate of the University of Vermont and earned her Massage Licence from Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy.
She is passionate about the positive effects of massage therapy on the body and mind. She provides a combination of Swedish and Deep Tissue massage that invigorates fatigued and sore muscles. She can also work with you on injury rehabilitation, assist in the relief of migraines and tension-related headaches or help you forget about life stresses for an hour with a relaxation focused treatment.
Cait is a student of herbal and nutritional medicine and enjoys integrating aromatherapy into her client’s therapy.
Nicole Crochetiere / Licensed Massage Therapist
Nicole is a graduate of CCMT and has a foundational belief that movement is life. She combines intuition and technical skill to provide a touch that allows guests to release and let go. She is able to provide her clients with a therapeutic touch, getting into the muscles as needed, but also giving the client a deep sense of relaxation at the same time.
She believes each body has the innate capability to heal itself, using an intuitive approach to create the ideal environment for your body to unwind on its own. With compassion and careful listening she works to make each session on her table meaningful for your life that day, guiding your body toward peace, balance and relaxation.
Charles Demorest / Licensed Massage Therapist
Charles is a 1999 graduate of CCMT, the New York program. Weighted heavily in meridian theory and application, Charles integrates acupressure into most treatments. Over the years he has had grown to incorporate reflexology, myo-facial release, rotator cuff release, aromatherapy and tailors his treatments to the needs of each client. He looks forward to meeting and working with you.
Abbey Palmieri / Massage Therapist
Abbey Graduated from Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. Her passion for helping and caring for people is what brought her to the massage therapy field. She takes pride in her work and strives to make each session an incredible experience that is customized to meet each individuals needs.
Deanna Knudsen / Front Desk Coordinator
With many years of customer service experience from receptionist to accounting to client relations she will strive to continually exceed your expectations.