Our therapists come from a variety of backgrounds. They have extensive training in their fields and have worked for some of the best spas in the south. We provide our clients with ultimate customer service in all that we do. We want your visit at Simply Your Spa to be a unique and a relaxing one.
Toni Tarplin, NT & LE
Toni is a Licensed Nail Technician and Esthetician. She is also one of our Assistant Spa Directors. Raised on Wadmalaw Island, Toni comes to our team with a bubbly and colorful personality; she loves to provide exceptional services to her clients. She enjoys nail art and providing relaxing arm and hand massages to her clients. Toni has recently become Shellac CND Certified, and is also a Certified jane iredale Make-up Consultant. She has extensive experience in the spa industry, and looks forward to pampering you. Toni was honored to be nominated in the 2018 Post & Courier Charleston's Choice awards in the Best Aesthetician category.
Arnold O'Neal, LMT
Arnold, the Spa Manager, is a Licensed Massage Therapist who specializes in fitness and neuromuscular massage. Arnold has a passion for working with clients with chronic and muscular pain. He is a graduate of and has been appointed to the School Advisory Council at Southeastern School of Neuromuscular & Massage Therapy and was awarded the Employer Choice Award from the school in 2010. He is trained in Craniosacral Therapy and Hot Stone Massage and uses a combination of treatment modalities to meet the needs of each client. Arnold is married to a 'massage addict' and has a 19-year old son. Having a desire to give back to his community, he was appointed to the Charleston County Disabilities and Special Needs Board by Governor Sanford in November of 2009. He also was recently partnered with Brody, a seeing eye guide, as Arnold is losing his vision to Retinitis Pigmentosa.
Mariah Piggs, NT
Mariah is a Licensed Nail Technician who graduated from Trident Technical College. She is originally from Illinois and has lived in Charleston for almost 10 years. She loves all things nails, especially nail art and glitter! She loves providing a fun experience for all of her clients, along with excellent customer service! She can't wait to see you!
April Stanfield, NT
April is a Licensed Nail Technician who came to us with over five years’ experience at a high end, exclusive spa in the southeast. She provides exceptional customer service, and provides unbeatable nail care services. She is a mentor to new therapists and a true professional as she is also a Dental Hygienist for a local dental practice.
Hillary Vest, LMT
Hillary is a licensed massage therapist who graduated from the Blue Ridge School of Massage and Yoga in Virginia. While in school she studied a wide variety of modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy along with many more. She enjoys doing therapeutic work and has hopes of extending her knowledge into the clinical field. Hillary was honored to be nominated in the 2018 Post & Courier Charleston's Choice awards in the Best Massage Therapist category.
Victoria "Niki" Beuckman, NT
Victoria, "Niki", is a Licensed Nail Technician who graduated from Trident Technical College. She comes to Simply Your Spa with a love for nail care and nail art. Niki recently became Shellac CND Certified. She is a book nerd who looks forward to meeting new clients.
Emily Neal, LMT
Emily is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from Virginia College. She specializes in Swedish, Neuromuscular Techniques, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Hot Stone, Aromatherapy and treating Special Populations. She is a mother of two beautiful children and a proud Marine wife. Helping people achieve a new wellbeing, relieve stress, and alleviate pain through massage is her passion.
Jada Johnson, NT
Jada is the newest addition to our Simply Your Spa team, She is quite the perfectionist who studied and became a Licensed Nail Technician through West Ashley High‘s Nail Technology program. In addition to her nail technology career she is an alumni advocate for rising students in the nail tech program at West Ashley High School. She also hosts and sponsors nail technology events. Jada was both born and raised in Charleston, SC to a mixed and diverse family as her mom is Jamaican and Cherokee and her dad is German and Indian so with this much diversity it makes for a very creative nail tech! She enjoys bejeweling nails, writing poetry and short stories. She is excited to build clientele and meet new people.
Nicole Eastwood, LE
A Licensed Esthetician who is an original Charlestonian. Nicole graduated from the Charleston Cosmetology Institute. Nicole has a passion for beauty and loves making people feel good about themselves. Nicole is a huge hockey fans! She is a season ticket holder for the South Carolina Stingrays. Nicole was honored to be nominated in the 2018 Post & Courier Charleston's Choice awards in the Best Aesthetician category.
Patrice Mitchell, NT
Patrice is a Licensed Cosmetologist from Mount Pleasant who graduated from the Virginia College in 2016 at the top of her class and on the Dean's List. She is passionate about her field of study and always looks for new challenges. Patrice joined the Simply Your Spa team to provide nail care services.
Alicia Barber, LMT
Alicia, a Licensed Massage Therapist, believes that the body is able to heal itself and uses her training and experience to assist her clients in this process. Through active listening with her clients, as well as their bodies, Alicia has a collaborative approach in achieving her clients specific therapeutic goals. Alicia has been a practicing massage therapist for over 15 years. Her areas of expertise include; deep tissue, neuromuscular, sports, pregnancy and trigger point techniques. The one absolute love of Alicia's life is her energetic, kind- hearted son Darren.
Julius Goodley, LMT
Julius is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from Miller Motte Technical College. He is a native Charlestonian who has been practicing massage for nearly 13 years.
Emily Andrychowski, LMT
Emily is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from Cortiva Institute of Massage Therapy in Chicago. Massage is her passion and that is very much shown in the work she puts in with each client’s session. She believes the most important aspect in massage is to listen to the clients therapeutic needs and goals for each session and to apply it while paying close attention to the clients muscle reaction. She loves when clients can feel and understand the healing outcome after each session and leave feeling comfortable and refreshed. Her areas of expertise are clinical, Swedish, trigger point, hot stone, aroma, and sports.
Magdalena is our team leader at the front desk. Originally from Romania she has worked in spas all over the world. She has a big smile and an even bigger heart to serve our guests.
Sofi is a front desk associate. Born in the U.S. but raised in Venezuela she brings a sweet spirit and ready smile.
Tracey was a stay at home mom who joined our front desk team. Tracey brings a calm demeanor and a willingness to assist all guests with their spa needs.
Bobbi Jo O'Neal, RN
Bobbi Jo is a Registered Nurse who has worked in a variety of medical specialty areas. She is a 'massage addict' who is blessed to be married to a massage therapist. She is the owner of Simply Your Spa and is honored to be able to help guests achieve a renewed sense of relaxation, health and wellness. Bobbi Jo has a passion for mentoring young women and for using the blessings of the spa to support local, national and international charities and organizations to include World Vision, Compassion International and by sponsoring microfinance loans.