Kathy Quinlan, Master Stylist and Founder
Kathy began her training at the Fall River Beauty Academy and graduated in 1993. From there she began to work at her mother’s home-based salon. She continued in the field working at salon’s such as JC Penny, Nicole’s, and then ventured off to open her own salon and spa in Westport, MA in 2006. Kathy has continued to grow her business as well as her training and knowledge in the field. Her professional development has been a priority taking business courses, hands-on advanced color and cutting, keratin, hair extensions, and has attended spa management training. Kathy has been attending trade shows regularly to keep up with the forever changing industry and was recently certified in Hot Head hair extension at the Masello Brother's Academy in Braintree, MA.
Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Tom Davenport, Licensed Massage Therapist
Tom is a licensed massage therapist. He trained at the Salter School, graduating in 2013.…… During his time at the Salter School he was inducted into the Honor Society, Alpha Beta Kappa. Tom selected this career to help people. He wants people to feel good so that they can continue doing what they need to do. Life is hard and sometimes people need a hand. Tom specializes in neck, shoulders, and back message.
Days Available: Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Shannon DaSilva, LMT
Shannon was trained as a Licensed Massage Therapist at the Salter School in Fall River, Ma graduating in 2010. She has completed course work and training in Cupping Therapy, Sports Message, Aroma Therapy, and Cellulite Message. Shannon specializes in relaxation message and therapeutic message. Shannon was drawn to this field because she found the impact it had on people’s overall well-being fascinating. She was able to see first-hand how it benefitted her Grandmother both physically and mentally after she had several strokes. .
Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Melanie DuBois, Master Stylist
Mel graduated from the School of Paul Mitchell in 2004. Mel has continued her education and training at Paul Mitchell's color and cutting classes. Mel has also attended hair shows and taken classes in Las Vegas. She is also a make-up artist in Young Blood Make-up. She has always loved hair and makeup and showing her creative side. Every day is different and she always looks forward to making her clients feel beautiful. Mel specializes in foil, color, bridal hair and makeup.
Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Michelle Mercier, Master Stylist
Michelle graduated from Wilford Academy of Cosmetology in Boston, MA in 1986. Michelle worked at Shear Creations, Trims, Stephen’s and other salons prior to opening her own in 2005. She continued her education and training in the field by taking workshops, attending shows across the country. Michelle has always been passionate about beauty and fashion.
Days Available: Thursdays and Saturdays
Shelley Fernandes, Master Stylist
Shelley attended LaBarons School of Cosmetology and completed the program in …. Shelley has 20 years of hairdressing experience, having run her own salon for 6 years, as well as being an instructor at the Rob Roy Academy. She also trained under a barber for 6 years at the Family Hair Center in New Bedford, MA for 6 years.
Days Available: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Sarah Wreszin, LMT
Sarah Wreszin, LMT is a 1998 graduate from the Muscular Therapy Institute (MTI) in Cambridge which was purchased later by Cortiva Institute for Massage Therapy in Watertown MA. Sarah became an instructor two years after graduation at MTI/Cortiva teaching hands on technique and supervised the year long student clinic. She also taught at the Salter school in Fall River teaching every course expect the sciences with the exception of Pathology which resulted in a total of twelve years of teaching. She is certified to work with clients living with the complexities of Cancer and has experience with pregnancy massage and the elderly. Other certifications include Reiki I and II, Kundalini Yoga Instructor.
Sarah's work is steeped in therapeutic muscular therapy and the therapeutic relationship. Each treatment is specifically designed for the clients unique tension patterns or health challenges.These decisions come to light through the health history form, entrance and exit interviews. She also feels strongly that self care between treatments enhances the work since massage is cumulative. When appropriate, she will suggest and teach self care techniques.