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Margaret Crowther

As owner of Jade Serenity Spa, Margaret leads a team of dedicated professionals to provide spa and salon services for men and women. A big believer in living a healthy lifestyle, Margaret supports doing those things that will help you not only look and feel better, but will relax and refresh you. Prior to opening Jade Serenity Spa, Margaret spent over 35 years as a paralegal, office manager and educator. In these roles, she was responsible for the highest level of achievement while paying attention to detail and creating and maintaining a positive environment. She understands from personal experience everyday stress and pressure on individuals at home and work. Margaret is passionate about Jade Serenity Spa. She strives to help clients look and feel better by maintaining a peaceful retreat stocked with the finest products and staffed with well-trained, caring professionals, who provide relaxing and results-driven treatments to help calm the mind, relax the body and soothe the soul. A Florida native, whose hometown is New Smyrna Beach, Margaret moved to Orange City in 1974 when her husband, John, opened his law office. She is a licensed massage and cosmetology establishment owner and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Stetson University.

Geri McShane

Geri was born in Staten Island, NY but has called Orange City home for over 27 years. She shares her busy life with her husband, Joe, and their two children, Chrissy and C.J. Her extensive background in customer service makes her a perfect fit for Jade Serenity Spa. Geri joined the staff in 2012, and is devoted to making each and every guest's experience at Jade the very best it can be. Geri hopes her warmth and friendliness will only add to the charm of Jade Serenity Spa and looks forward to everyday. As manager, Geri feels that working together as a team and caring about the guest's comfort and well being is paramount to client satisfaction as well as her own.

Ramon Gutierrez

Dr. "Ramon'' received his Doctor of Medicine and Surgery in 1993 from the UERMMMC College of Medicine, Manila, Philippines and a Master's Degree in Acupuncture in 2001 from the Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine, Santa Barbara, CA. Licensed by the state of Florida in 2005 as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Dr. Ramon is certified by the State of Florida in Acupuncture Injection Therapy. He continues to be a Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist in California since 2002, and a licensed Acupuncturist in Maryland since 2001. Dr. Gutierrez has strong ties to the West Volusia community. He and his wife, Gina, are the proud parents of three active sons, who are students at St. Peter Catholic School. Dr. Ramon assists and supports Gina, who is administrator of the highly respected Good Shepards of DeLand-West, an assisted living facility well-known for its warm, kind and compassionate care of elderly residents. Dr. Ramon provides Palliative Care Acupuncture to relieve pain and to improve the quality of life for many Hospice patients in West Volusia. We are fortunate Dr. Ramon makes acupuncture therapy available to area residents at Jade Serenity Spa. You are invited to call for a free initial consultation to discuss your condition with Dr. Ramon and to find out how acupuncture may be able to help you feel better. Acupuncture is an inexpensive, safe and relaxing form of medical therapy. Anyone can benefit, even those with symptoms that are difficult to diagnose, or who haven't had success using traditional medical methods.

Yamiled Estes

A Skin & Body Specialist for thirteen years, Yamiled Estes graduated from Cindy Lee's Institute in 2004 as a skin therapist, she spent over a decade building her business and extended services while developing high skills. Through years of experience and continued education, Yamiled has gained confidence to perform methodical skin analysis and diagnosis for professional treatments, including aging skin, acne, eczema, psoriasis, microdermabrasion, body wraps and is certified in Bio-Active peels and eyelash extensions. Yamiled has achieved Dermalogica Specialist Status and became a Skin Expert in 2014. She has over 9 grateful years as a member of Jade Serenity Spa's staff, cultivating amazing and satisfied clients.

Julie Krasniqi

Following her 1994 graduation from Continental School of Beauty & Culture in Rochester, New York, Julie began her cosmetology career at Super Cuts and Regis Salon in Greece, New York, where she soon became manager of the Regis Salon. Moving to Oveido, Florida in 2004, she was quickly named manager of Regis Salon at Altamonte Mall and remained a manager and master hair stylist until 2007. Julie operated her own business, Illusions Hair Salon and Spa, in Casselberry, for six years until it was sold when her family relocated to Volusia County. Julie says she has styled, cut, colored and relaxed hair, and performed facial treatments and waxing since she can remember and enjoys every minute of her day helping clients to look and feel better. She has continued her education in all aspects of hair color, innovative hair products and techniques and brings Jade Serenity Spa clients extensive experience in styling, cuts, perms, relaxers and color for all hair types.

Dionne Yagla

A member of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association, Dionne is a Nationally Certified Practitioner of Massage and Bodyworks. She is certified in Electro-Therapeutic Point Stimulation (ETPS-pain therapy) and in Craniosacral Techniques. You will find Dionne well spoken, positive and caring. Her key strengths are that she is exceptionally passionate about health and wellness, has an aptitude for healing and believes in the connection between mind, body and spirit. She is also experienced in Qigong Energy and Food Healing.

Jessica White

Jessica, a licensed Massage Therapist, graduated from Everest University in 2011. She specializes in deep tissue, Swedish and relaxation massage incorporating aromatherapy. She enjoys helping others de-stress and relax through the many benefits of massage therapy. Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, Jessica recently moved to Orange City with her husband and two children, whom she loves spending time with when not healing through touch.

Kathleen (Kat) Browning

Kathleen Browning is a licensed massage therapist and registered facial specialist currently offering massage therapy at Jade Serenity Spa. She is pleased to be part of a talented staff and looks forward to offering facial treatments in the future. Trained in a number of massage therapy and esthetics care modalities, Kathleen is a 2008 graduate of The National Massage Therapy Institute in New Jersey and 2015 graduate of Lake Technical College, Eustis, Florida. She is committed to the idea that massage should be a regular part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and has worked alongside physical therapists and pain management physicians as well as in spa settings. Kathleen believes in the body's ability to heal itself and that massage therapy is one of the many paths to restore health and wholeness to the body. Her journey in to skincare is a personal one. Having suffered from acne most of her adult life, Kathleen returned to school to better understand her own skin and to help others who are having similar issues. She has a thirst for knowledge and continues to seek opportunities to learn new techniques and modalities to benefit her clients at Jade Serenity Spa.

Lori Gaffney

Lori is a licensed Massage Therapist with advanced training and certification in Oncology massage, Aromatherapy, Trauma Touch therapy, Hot Stone, Herbal Hot Poultice, Energy work and Reflexology. Originally from Rochester, NY, she is a graduate of the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. She began her career as a Massage Therapist at Nurturing Hands Massage and Wellness Center in Pittsford, NY where shortly after, she decided to take a risk and jump in head first, to create and open A Quiet Place of Healing, in Irondequoit, NY, a very successful business for almost 5 years. In 2014, she made the heart wrenching decision to close her business at year's end and relocate to Deltona, FL to be closer to her aging parents. Her additional experience was as a Massage Therapist/Manager of chair massage for patients waiting for their test results at Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC, internationally recognized as a leader in the field of breast imaging and breast cancer diagnosis. Lori has an outgoing personality with clients. She can make them feel at ease and is a great listener. Her motto is "Massage is in my blood and I LOVE what I do! I look forward to helping and working with you to achieve what you seek and need."

Jane Beecher

Jane Beecher joined the Jade Serenity Spa staff in 2010 and loves every minute of the time she spends making the spa a special retreat for guests. She will greet you with her charm and friendly smile. Jane also enjoys coordinating special events and spa parties and preparing creative food and beverages. She always looks forward to the next exciting event and getting her creative juices flowing. Jane shares the joy she finds in the art of soap making, which has grown from making soaps for family and friends to founding a new business. Whenever you visit Jade, you will always find a display of Jane's soaps and sugar scrubs in a variety of seasonal scents handcrafted from natural and organic ingredients and beautifully wrapped.

Eneida Likes

Eneida is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher and student and an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) through Yoga Alliance. In addition to her Kripalu yoga teacher certification, she has completed 150 hours of Purna yoga teacher training and Aadil Palkhivala, an internationally renowned yoga teacher and founder of Yoga Centers in Bellevue, Washington. During the last 12 years she has attended numerous workshops and yoga conferences in an effort to enhance her personal practice and share these experiences with others. Eneida's teaching style has been influenced by Kripalu, Lyengar and Ashtanga styles of yoga. When guiding a class, her intention is to create a safe and noncompetitive atmosphere that honors each person physically, emotionally and spiritually. Eneida is co-director of Visuddha Yoga Teacher Training, a Yoga Alliance registered school. Students graduate with a 200 hour level certification. Most importantly, she is passionate about yoga and aims to live her life in accordance with yoga principles and philosophy in the midst of modern life. She believes that the tools and discipline we learn on the mat will serve us well in our daily life.

Latest News

We have launched our new online booking portal to make the process easier for you to book an appointment immediately online.  You are now able to book your acupuncture treatment online.

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