Meet Our Team of Professionals
Pampering Hampton Roads Since 1996 ~ Body Shoppe Spa & Salon is proud to work with the best of the best! Our team of warm, friendly & talented professionals look forward to exceeding your expectations with an experience that will both relax your mind & renew your spirit. Leaving you to look & feel your very best!
Terri has been a Cosmetologist since 1983. She has trained with Wella, Graham Webb, Matrix, extensive courses through the Vidal Sassoon Academy, Miami, along with numerous others. She is an expert colorist and will gladly consult with you when you are ready for a change. She does complimentary consults for any clients although, since quite busy behind the chair she will refer you to a good fit amongst the team. She has completed the BARBICIDE® COVID-19 Certification Course with the current highest beauty industry standards.
Hair Stylist | Senior Consultant
Jan's background began as a graduate of the National Beauty School in Dallas TX. Jan always strives to stay on top of her profession through a steady stream of educational classes. She has studied with: Redken, Paul Mitchell, Wella & Martin Parsons. Jan is a superb stylist at the Body Shoppe Spa & Salon, specializing in Color, Perms & Up-do’s. She truly enjoys listening & building relationships with her clients, making sure everyone who sits in her chair feels pampered & special. She has completed the BARBICIDE® COVID-19 Certification Course with the current highest beauty industry standards.
Hair Stylist Extraordinaire | Olaplex Certified
Hair Stylist | Color Specialist | Waxing
Candy is extremely talented & adventurous with her craft. She is dedicated to her clients & always aims to exceed expectations. Candy has been making waves in this industry for over 20 years. She has studied with some of the best in the business & loves learning & trying new things. Candy is a great listener & truly passionate about Cosmetology, but also about making people FEEL good on the inside, as well as out. Candy specializes in color, balayage & hair textures of all kinds --especially curly hair. She has completed the BARBICIDE® COVID-19 Certification Course with the current highest beauty industry standards. Candy is also Olaplex Certified.
Natural & Relaxed Hair Specialist
Dorothya specializes in color & cut services for both natural & relaxed hair. She enjoys a challenge & loves restoring life to damaged, over-processed hair. She loves every aspect of her profession & prides herself in perfecting her skills with continuing education to keep up with the latest styles & trends. As a seasoned Stylist, Dorothya is motivated by the loyalty of her clients & continually strives to exceed their expectations with every visit. When Dorothya isn't behind the chair, she enjoys spending time with her daughter Shyasia, paying it forward with her community work spreading God's love to the world.
Hair Stylist | Facial Waxing
Lindsey is an honor graduate of "Luckes Beauty Academy." An excited hair stylist who believes in continual learning. Always enthusiastically looking for what is best for her clients, whether new techniques or looks. Lindsey loves the reason behind her art....her clients. She has completed the BARBICIDE® COVID-19 Certification Course with the current highest beauty industry standards.
Hair Stylist | Register Nurse
Sue has been in this trend setting business for over twenty + years. She has an extensive history of mentoring several apprentices, employed as an educator & presented to professionals at hair shows and in model rooms. Sue is passionate with her craft loves working with people. Communicating with clients & creating their images is her expertise. She believes change is necessary, even small ones. She has completed the BARBICIDE® COVID-19 Certification Course with the current highest beauty industry standards.
Master Esthetician | Permanent Cosmetic Artist
VA state licensed & insured Master Permanent Cosmetic Technician & Master Esthetician. Tammy is certified in Advanced Specialty training & Para-medical training which includes: Areola restoration for Mastectomy & Breast reconstruction patients, in which she utilizes a 3D technique. Tammy also provides advanced skin care treatments to reduce age spots & fine lines to improve the overall texture & appearance of your skin.
Hair Stylist | Waxing | Lash & Brow Tinting
A top graduate of Luckes Beauty Academy, Kathy is a 'total image' Consultant, performing all aspects of Cosmetology. She is a beautiful makeup artist & received her advanced training at the Temptu Studios in NYC. Kathy has been with the Body Shoppe Spa since 2004. As a talented stylist, she listens to what each client desires giving full attention to making their experience a memorable one. Kathy truly makes people feel & see the beauty that she sees in everyone. She has completed the BARBICIDE® COVID-19 Certification Course with the current highest beauty industry standards.
Linda is a highly skilled & experienced professional. Graduating from "Star Beauty Academy" & the "Bioelements Conservatory of Esthetics." She specializes in facials, airbrush makeup, natural nails, facials & body waxing. Linda recently received advanced training with the Temptu Company in NYC for you! Linda's clients love her attention to detail and appreciate her willingness to go above & beyond.
Facials | Natural Nails | Waxing
Hair Stylist | Color Specialist | Certified Eyelash Extension Stylist
Samantha is an experienced Cosmetologist, graduating from Venus Beauty Academy in 1995. Years later, she found herself planting her roots in Virginia, where she raised her family & became a nurse. Though she loved her nursing career, she missed the fun, artistic aspect of her first love. She is truly passionate about beauty, skincare & overall health & wellness. Samantha is skilled in all areas of hair design but thoroughly enjoys the challenge of major color corrections & is considered a color specialist within her craft. Her other service offerings include: facial waxing, lash & brow tinting & natural nail care. Samantha is always looking for opportunities to learn new trends, techniques & expand her skill set to better serve her beloved clients. She has recently certified as an Olaplex Stylist & completed the BARBICIDE® COVID-19 Certification Course with the current highest beauty industry standards.
Massage Therapy | Body Treatments
Still collecting all the amazing things Merle's been up to lately...
Cosmetologist | Nails | Airbrush Tanning
Still collecting all the amazing things Amanda has been up to lately...
Massage Therapy | Body Treatments
Still collecting all the amazing things Mary's been up to lately...
Natural & Artificial Nails | Waxing
Renesia has over 20 years of experience as a nail artist & it truly shows in her work & loyal clientele. She has sharpened her skills over the years with continuing education & learning new techniques to better serve her beloved clients. Renesia is a talented professional & puts her heart & soul into everything she does. She has also never met a stranger. She is a pleasant conversationalist & always makes her clients like family. Renesia specializes in acrylic nail enhancements, natural nail care & does a beautiful dip powder manicure as well.
Beth Arnder is a native to Hampton Roads & her passion for art lead her to pursue a career in the beauty industry. She attended the Jan Mar Academy in Newport News & has been a licensed Cosmetologist since 1998.
Beth is an extremely talented artist & has truly perfected her craft over the years through advanced education & experience. She loves precision cuts & enjoys the challenge of a fabulous hair color transformation too! As your personal Stylist, Beth will help you choose the right color & cut to frame your face shape, enhance your eyes & compliment your natural skin tone.
Though she specializes in hair, Beth also offers facial waxing & brow tinting.
Debbie began her Cosmetology career in 1979 as a graduate from the VA School of Hair Design. Though she is skilled in all areas of the beauty industry, she loves learning new treatments & keeping up with the latest service trends to better care for her clients. In 2002, Debbie became a graduate of the VA School of Electrology, a semi-permanent hair removal treatment. More recently, she became a Certified Lash Stylist with Xtreme Eyelash Extensions in 2016.
Her thirst for knowledge has allowed her to advance her career while continuing to hone her skills in all aspects of the industry. She loves building professional relationships with her clients & enjoys helping them look & feel better about themselves. Debbie is licensed to perform many services but some of her personal favorites are Electrolysis, Spa Facials, Full Body Waxing, as well as Eyelash Extensions & Lash & Brow Tinting.
She takes great pride in her work & strives to provide her clients with the absolute best care possible, while maintaining the highest sterilization practices. She has recently completed the BARBICIDE® COVID-19 Certification Course with the current highest beauty industry standards.
Electrologist | Waxing | Facials | Lashes
Lash Lift & Tint | Threading | Makeup | Henna
Okasha is an extremely talented & well-rounded Cosmetologist. Through her years of experience, she has grown to specialize in Threading, Makeup, EyeLash Lift/Tint, Brow Tinting & Henna. She has been fascinated with the beauty industry since she was a young girl. Many of her family members are also Cosmetologists in her native country, Nepal. Okasha enjoys making her clients feel beautiful & nurtured during their service. She is well-known for her precision brow threading & breathtaking makeup. Okasha puts her heart & soul into every service that she offers, ensuring a perfect end result every time. She is also one of the most delightfully friendly people you'll ever meet.
Massage Therapy | Facials | Body Treatments
Still collecting all the amazing things Shanna's been up to lately...
Master Esthetician | Body Treatments
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Hair Stylist | Cosmetologist
She is a member of our front desk team but she is also a licensed Cosmetologist!
Katie has been apart of the beauty industry since she was a little girl. Her father owned some Salons in the Tampa area, so she began helping in the Salon at a young age. Later, Katie finally decided to pursue a career in Cosmetology, as well. She attended the Paul Mitchell School of Hair Design & graduated at the top of her class in 2011. Katie is a color specialist known for her unique highlighting techniques, such as balayage & “babylights.” Katie is also amazing with precision cuts & styles. She loves to use her creative talents to achieve classic or modern looks for her clients that make them look & feel their very best every time they leave her chair. Katie also offers, manicures, pedicures & facial waxing.
Hair Stylist | Natural Nails
Susan has been with our front desk team for several years now & has also graduated the Cosmetology program at the top of her class.
She enjoys all aspects of her Cosmetology degree but has a real passion for hair design. Susan is a Junior Hair Stylist with our Salon & has already been turning some heads with her creative talents behind the chair! This girl is a natural!
Though she specializes in hair, Susan also offers, manicures, pedicures & facial waxing. She is truly passionate about the beauty industry & takes great pride in her work behind the chair. Susan says, "making her clients look & feel amazing" is her favorite part.
Owner | Marketing | Airbrush Tanning
Abby's parents originally opened Body Shoppe Spa in 1996, when she was just a young girl. Over the last 2 decades, Body Shoppe Spa has evolved from a small tanning salon into a full service Day Spa, Salon & Cafe! Abby has always enjoyed working with people & believes if you do what you love, you never work a day in your life. It has always been a dream of hers to own the Spa one day. Finally, Abby & her husband, Beau had an opportunity to realize that dream in 2018 & continue the legacy her family began so long ago.
"This industry is a labor of love. You have to have a passion for people to be successful. And for making people feel their best, inside & out. At Body Shoppe Spa & Salon, our team is full of some of the industries top professionals, each of them masters of their chosen craft. We strive to provide our guests with more than just a quality service but rather a soothing, vacation-like experience for the mind, body & spirit. With customer care our top priority along with five star service & the highest sanitation practices, we look forward to pampering Hampton Roads for many more years to come & providing our clients a place to relax & feel safe. "