Meet Our Team

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kennedy Simmons, NT
Kennedy is a Licensed Nail Technician who graduated from West Ashley High School. She got her certification during her Sophomore year at just 16 years old. She is native of Johns Island, South Carolina but grew up around the Charleston area. She loves providing people the satisfaction of feeling and looking good with a fresh new paint ! Her dream is to one day own her own Nail Salon that is very successful and prosperous. Although she lives by many quotes in her life, her favorite one pertaining to the nail field would have to be “Do what you love, and love what you do” - Unknown.

Jocelyn Williams, LE
Jocelyn is a Licensed Esthetician, who is originally from Southern California and is always ready for a bright sunny day and a new adventure. She graduated from Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and has a passion for helping people feel confident and beautiful in their own skin. With a love for music, arts, and nature which inspires her everyday to grow and prosper in the industry.

Emily Key, LMT, LE
Emily joins our team as an experienced Licensed Massage Therapist. She also just received her Esthetic license and looks forward to providing her clients with exceptional massage and skin care services.

Lisa Steinbronn, LE
Lisa is a native Charlestonian who was raised on James Island surrounded by a large and loving family.  Lisa  graduated from Trident Technical at the top of her class and on the Dean’s List.  She loves helping others and spending quality time with my family. Boating and spending time on the water has always been a favorite pastime for her. As a Licensed Esthetician, Lisa strives to do her best to ensure every client has a wonderful and positive experience.  There is nothing more rewarding to her than helping others feel confident in their own skin.

Regina Aiken, LC
Regina is a Licensed Cosmetologist who provides exception nail care services and skin care services. She is a woman of many talents - She is a Licensed Cosmetologist, a realtor and a small business owner. She is very passionate about over-all body care (especially skin care) and has love for all things shiny (particularly nails)! Her favorite services to provide are facials and pedicures. Regina loves to travel the world, experience different cultures, learn new things and meet new people.

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.

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.

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.

Raechelle McKelvey, LMT
Raechelle is a Licensed Massage Therapist who has over 10 years of experience in the massage field working at high-end spas. She graduated from Charleston School of Massage. While in school she studied Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point therapy, foot reflexology along with other modalities. Her goal with each client is to relieve any stress they may feel and make them feel refreshed when they leave.

Christopher (C.J.) Fechter - LMT
C.J. is a Licensed Massage Therapist who pursued this profession after he received the benefits of massage following a serious injury. He looks forward to helping others as they heal from injuries.

Soren Broome, LMT
Soren joins our team as a Front Desk Associate who is new to the Charleston area. She and her husband relocated to the area as he is serving our country in the U.S. Air Force. Soren is an experienced Licensed Massage Therapist who is waiting for the activation of her South Carolina massage license.

Maria Ann Hurta, LMT
Maria is a Licensed Massage Therapist who has been practicing for over 15 years.

Tamara Anita-Obong, LMT
Tamara is a James Island native who completed her massage training at Trident Technical College in 2008, after studying Theatre and French at Florida State University. She believes that massage is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle and she is passionate about sharing it with others. Tamara's training includes Swedish, Deep Tissue, Active Isolated Stretching, Sports Massage, Swe-Thai, Reflexology and Nurturing the Mother by Claire Marie Miller Pregnancy Massage. She is also skilled at massage cupping. An avid triathlete enthusiast, Tamara is very knowledgeable about the needs of athletes but enjoys being a part of the road to good health for everyone.

Magdalena Bede
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. 

Carla Alford
Carla joins our team as a Front Desk Associate and Office Assistant. She is an administrative professional who provides exceptional customer service and team assistance.