Heather Gordon Skin Care & Waxing opened for business on September 1, 2009, originally as a one-room office inside the Morning Star Trading Company. After outgrowing that space, Heather moved a larger office located inside Innate Beauty, Med Spa. It is here where she grew her business and learned many of her advanced treatments. Again she found that to meet client service needs she would have to upgrade and expand which led her to open the first Heather Gordon Spa & Wellness in the Corners II shopping center, 2919 Manchaca Road Austin Texas 78704. Since moving to the South Lamar and Manchaca location Heather's staff has grown to include other skilled and professional practitioners, each specializing in specific areas of expertise. It is at this location, with this team, where she can now support a variety of services in 6 dedicated treatment rooms.
Heather Gordon's formal educational background includes education in business and marketing from Penn State University. She earned her Texas State Cosmetology License at Jenissa Beauty Academy and is licensed and/or certified in a number of areas including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, waxing & facials tinting and lash Lifts. Heather has also accomplished becoming certified to the highest level with PCA (physicians care alliance) in advanced chemical peeling. Heather also is now licensed to perform microblading, a cosmetic eyebrow tattoo service. Heather prides herself in her continuing education, as well as finding and training her staff to be the best in the industry.
Lauren St. Pierre-Mehrens MAcOM, L.Ac.
Heather is known for being very easy going and personable. Heather loves helping her clients, become relaxed, rejuvenated and refreshed while guiding them to better skin care routines. Her goal is to let her clients' inner beauty shine through and help them achieve fresh radiant skin. Her business is small and intimate, which allows her to build close personal relationships with clients and address their needs and concerns as individuals. She adds a personal touch to all her services and all her clients leave with a smile.
Lauren has lived in Austin since 2006 after leaving her home town of Lake Tahoe, California. She likes to spend her free time with her husband, as well as her two Boston terriers. Lauren graduated from AOMA, Graduate School of Integrative Medicine. It is there she studied traditional Chinese medicine as well as cosmetic acupuncture. In addition to her own practice, Lauren is also working as a clinical and classroom teaching assistant with AOMA. She also works at the Texas Center for Reproductive Acupuncture as well as stays active with The American Cancer Society as a Cancer Information Specialist.
Tracy Ingalls LMT
Tracy is an original Austinite with a life long passion for health and wellness. She has practiced yoga and meditation since she was very young, learning from her mother who was well versed in the techniques. When Tracy became a mother herself with two small children, her journey led her to study and practice a more holistic lifestyle. Along the way she discovered the amazing benefits of massage. She pursued her passion for massage by attending A New Beginnings School of Massage where she graduated a LMT specializing in a variety of modalities such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, Prenatal, Trager and Trigger point. Tracy has owned her own Event company providing event massage for private events, corporate and sporting events around Austin and Dallas. She continues to focus on the healing touch of massage by attending classes to help educate herself and her clients on the expansive, life long benefits of both continued practice and continued receiving of massage.
"To keep our body in good health allows us to keep our mind strong and clear"
Paula Bruno, Ph.D., is the sole proprietor of Two Hearts Wellness, an AOBTA-CP Asian bodywork therapist (Chinese tui na style), and a health coach. Currently, she is finishing her degree in acupuncture and Oriental medicine (MAcOM) at AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin, TX. A former academic, a forever scholar and educator, and a passionate health and wellness advocate, Paula looks forward to both writing books about Chinese medicine and to maintaining an active clinical practice when she graduates. Her health coaching services include personal training and private yoga instruction upon request and her bodywork therapies include Asian bodywork, cupping, and gua sha.
Nicole Lilly offers a blend of depth, compassion, intuition and knowledge in each of her bodywork sessions. As a devoted seeker, she’s traveled the world to hone her studies and understanding of the body-mind system. She’s studied Thai Massage in Chiang Mai, Yoga in Bali, Body Psychotherapy in Boulder, and completed her formal Massage program at Lauterstein-Conway Massage School in Austin… to name just a few. Nicole also offers Transformational Coaching and Embodiment Groups for women, when she’s not offering massage. Book a session with her to feel cared for and guided back into your most vibrant self!
Rachel knew Esthetics would be her career after realizing her passion to help people feel good about themselves at an early age. Noticing how much women hide behind make-up, she decided to educate herself and help men and women improve the skin from within. This dedication to skin care leads to others learning how to care for their unique and beautiful skin, leading them to feel more secure with themselves. Thus, ladies using make up for highlighting their assets rather than hiding their imperfections.
Rachel's expertise is in Micro-needling, Medical grade Chemical Peels, and Dermaplaning. Whether she is providing a custom facial plan, Brazilian wax or brow shape, providing comfort and confidence to her clients as a skincare professional is of utmost importance to Rachel. She is excited to help her clients change and improve their appearance, and looks forward to their next visit as an exciting step on their path to healthy, beautiful skin.