HEATHER GORDON L.E.
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.
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.
Gieselle moved to Austin 8 years ago seeking adventure, and new experiences. Prior to joining Heather Gordon Spa & Wellness, she has 6 years customer facing experience in a variety of different roles. She looks forward to continuing her education in Health Science. On her down time, Gieselle enjoys anything outdoors, staying active, and spending time with her dog.
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.
Maranda rose lampe l.e.
Skin care specialist & cosmetic tattoo artist
Maranda is a licensed esthetician, make-up artist, and cosmetic tattoo artist. She is experienced in skincare, chemical peels, waxing, eyelash extensions, eyelash lifting and tinting, microneedling, bridal / editorial make-up, and cosmetic tattooing. Prior to coming on board at Heather Gordon Spa & Wellness, Maranda studied skin care at Avenue Five Institute, and Cosmetic Tattooing at Derma Da Vinci. Maranda believes that you should never stop learning and will be continuing her advanced education in spa services.
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.