Beauty & Wellness Practitioners
Nurture By Nature Spa is proud to house highly skilled practitioners that share our mission to provide an inclusive, comfortable space for clients to receive sustainable self care services.
Owner, Samantha Valerio, Licensed Esthetician
Samantha graduated from the Gary Manuel AVEDA institute where she excelled in all areas. She worked in the health care field for 16 years and employs the same compassionate, detail-oriented approach with all of her clients. She is passionate about continuing education and staying current in her industry. Samantha holds post-graduate certifications in lash extensions. Book with Samantha HERE.
Owner, Chandra Travers, Massage & Reiki Practitioner
Specialities: Combining Reiki & Massage, Stress & Anxiety Relief
Chandra holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and an Allied Health Degree In Massage Therapy. Her approach blends the best of treatment work and nurturing spa-like extras with Reiki energetic healing. Chandra enjoys building relationships with her clients that support their holistic sense of self care. Book with Chandra HERE.
Chandra is also the owner of Nurture Home & Hospital Massage, the only service of its kind in Washington state. Her Home & Hospital team contracts with Swedish Medical Center to provide therapeutic treatments to patients and caregivers.
Mikhael Ohren, Licensed Esthetician
Mikhael worked in the spa management industry for 13 years and along that journey she fell in love with skin care. She graduated at the top of her esthetics class at Gary Manuel AVEDA Institute and holds a Bachelors in Science degree in Hospitality Management from Rosen College of Hospitality at UCF. Mikhael combines the perfect blend of skincare education and relaxation in her facials. She is passionate about making her clients feel a sense of confidence with their skincare routine & helping them to achieve healthy, vibrant and glowing skin.
Jennifer Clark, Licensed Massage Therapist
Specialities: Pre & Post Natal Massage, Chronic Pain & Stress Disorders
Jen’s approach to body work is patient, intentional, and holistic. She understands that each body possesses the ability to heal itself and works to assist this process with mindful touch. Blending her knowledge of anatomy and physiology with her gift of listening to the body, she addresses each clients specific needs to leave the body feeling rejuvenated, relaxed, and reconnected. She especially empathizes with those suffering from chronic pain, experiencing the stresses of daily life, and expecting mothers. Jen also provides home massage in West and South Seattle which can be booked HERE. At our West Seattle location, Jen can be booked HERE.
Destiny Vanessa, Licensed Massage Therapist & Esthetician
Specialities: Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Polarity Therapy & Cupping.
Destiny believes in the innate wisdom of the body and that given a platform of support, motivation, and guidance, we can heal, excel and thrive in today’s stressful society. She values building strong relationships with clients to understand physical, mental and emotional needs and goals. Destiny treats and teaches from a place of heartfelt presence where she encourages clients to become active participants in there own healing process. Book with Destiny HERE.
In-House Partner Businesses
The following practitioners are independent and offer their scheduling.
Please contact them directly.
NailSpa2U, Rosemary Banks, Natural Nail Spa Owner, 206-353-2623
We are pleased to be housing Rosemary Banks and her natural nail business NailSpa2U at Nurture By Nature. Rosemary was born and raised in West Seattle and discovered her passion for the beauty industry while in High School. Rosemary graduated from South Seattle College with a Cosmetology and Nail Technician license in 2001. In addition to working in the beauty industry Rosemary also provides care-giving services. She enjoys using her knowledge and experience in both fields to nurture her clients.
New Moon Reiki, Nicole Martin, Reiki Master 206-612-2727
Nicole is a Certified Holy Fire Reiki Master/Teacher in the Usui System of Natural Healing since 2010. Nicole brings Reiki into all that she does, helping people feel connected to their true-selves. Reiki provides a complementary therapy for anxiety, insomnia, or depression and can help those dealing with major life changes.
Amethyst CranioSacral, Shanti Herzog
Shanti is a Family Nurse Practitioner who delves into the intuitive side of health care with CranioSacral Therapy (CST). CST facilitates connection and growth. She loves watching people sink into relaxation, and listens with curiosity to what each individual body needs. Her goal is to facilitate self-healing, acceptance and connection. She is trained through the Upledger Institute.