HEATHER GORDON LE
Owner + Spa Manager
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.
Iyeisha is from south Texas, Brownsville and has lived in Austin since she was 8. Growing up on the beach has engraved a relaxed and down to earth trait to her so she is always eager to give customers the most welcoming and comfortable experience from the second they walk in. She currently attends community college in hopes of becoming a certified physical trainer. Her favorite pastimes are staying active and exploring trails all over Austin with dog and friends.
Tia was born and raised in New Braunfels Texas. She decided to move to Austin 8 years ago for a new beginning. Her friendly and warm demeanor helps clients feel right at home when booking their appointments and as she greets them upon their arrival at the spa. In her free time she likes to volunteer at various organizations, work on art projects, and go on hikes. She is currently taking a break from school but looks forward to returning to continue her studies to become a Veterinarian.
Lash Extensions + brows
Olivia is excited to work with you to achieve your ideal lashes and brows! She takes pride in creating beautiful lashes tailored to each client's individual style. She is a detail-oriented professional who strives to create a day-making atmosphere for her clients. Originally from Minnesota, Olivia is also a full-time student, pop culture nerd, bookworm, and proud cat mom.
Angelo is a Licensed Professional Lash Specialist. He was born and raised in Austin, TX. Currently he is experienced in Eyelash Extensions, Tinting, and Lifts. Before starting at Heather Gordon Spa & Wellness, Angelo studied at Ann Webb Skin Institute while having the opportunity to manage the front counter and boost sales. After successfully completing his courses and recently gaining his license, Angelo is ready to continue his career in beautifying the eyes. Angelo is a Family Oriented Individual, with a Great Passion for life and enjoys various activities.
Rachel Gonzales LE
Skin Care + Waxing
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.
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"
Lauren St. Pierre-Mehrens MAcOM, L.Ac.
owner of earthspring acupuncture
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.
Lauren is an independent contractor. You can view her website and book with her here.
Astra gordon l.ac.
owner of zen point acupuncture
Astra Gordon is a licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Applied Clinical Nutritionist. She obtained her Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Aoma Graduate School of Integrative Medicine located in Austin, TX and a Bachelor of Science degree in Philosophy from Central Connecticut State University. She is licensed by the Texas Board of Medical Examiners, board certified by the NCCAOM.
In her private practice, Astra Gordon LAc. ACN uses an integrative approach to healing where she combines various holistic principles with acupuncture, herbal medicine and nutritional therapy. She is committed to healthy living and has successfully treated a myriad of ailments including pain, musculoskeletal injuries, infertility, chronic migraine headaches, psycho-emotional conditions, digestive disorders, allergies, skin conditions, stress, depression, weight management and much more. In addition to her Eastern Medicine practice, Astra has specialized training in Japanese Acupuncture, Esoteric Acupuncture, Eastern Herbalism, and Qi Gong.
She embraces the philosophy that complete healing is achieved by not only treating the physical body, but also taking care to closely support the emotional, mental and spiritual components of our being as well. She believes the body responds best to natural forms of medicine that work to treat the root of the problem, not just the symptom and seeks to provide her patients with the care, knowledge and support needed to help them achieve optimal health and happiness.
Astra is an independent contractor. You can view her website and book with her here.
Paula BRUNO Ph.D. l.ac.
owner of two hearts wellness
Paula Bruno, Ph.D., is the sole proprietor of Two Hearts Wellness, an acupuncturist, an AOBTA-CP Asian bodywork therapist (Chinese tui na style), and a health coach. She earned 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 is excited to maintain an active clinical practice. Her health coaching services include nutritional support, wellness programming, and referrals for personal training and private yoga instruction upon request, and her bodywork therapies include Asian bodywork, cupping, and gua sha.
Paula is an independent contractor. You can view her website and book with her here.