All members of the étant - A Spa for Well Being staff are fully certified, insured and licensed by the State of Massachusetts. They are all qualified in their individual specialties, and have graduated from accredited schools. The following provides information on each of our practitioners.

Stacy Koeppel – Spa DirectorStacy Koeppel – Spa Director

Serving as étant's Spa Director since November 2015, Stacy’s goal is to ensure that each and every client leaves étant feeling welcomed, pampered, and rejuvenated. She plays an integral role in cultivating and maintaining a high level of excellence in all areas of the spa. Stacy has strong communications skills geared to both internal leadership and providing outstanding customer service. She resides in the South End with her husband and two sons and is very involved in the South End Community.

Jeanne Olivier - Licensed and Certified Polarity PractitionerJeanne Olivier - Chief Greeter and People Mover (Front Desk Manager)

Ms. Olivier has been running the front of our étant home for the past 15 plus years. Jeanne runs all aspects of the front of our space including retail ordering, marketing and sales; staff movement; client scheduling and most important… making our guests feel extraordinary. She is more than just a pretty face though. She is also a trained polarity therapist and RYSE© practitioner. She received her training from the Polarity Realization Institute in Ipswich, MA, completing a 650 Hour Polarity Certificate Program and RYSE© Practitioner Level 2. She also completed Reiki I and II certifications. She has furthered her education with several workshops including: Bach Flower Essences in 2002, Cranio-Sacral Therapy I from the Upledger Institute in 2003, and Acutonics Sound Healing Levels I and II in 2007. Jeanne is a member of the American Polarity Therapy Association and American Bodywork and Massage Professionals. Of her work, Jeanne says: "étant is welcoming, supportive and fun. A wonderful place to work with a talented team. It is an honor to be able to help bring this work to our clients."

Keelon Andrews - Licensed Massage TherapistKeelon Andrews - Licensed Massage Therapist

Keelon graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute's Massage Therapy program in 2011. While there he studied various massage modalities including Sports Massage, Swedish relaxation, Deep Tissue, Pre and Post Natal, Reflexology and more. Keelon's skills have been honed over the years as he diligently worked to provide much needed clinical and relaxing treatments to his clients. Keelon is a spiritual person, and takes the time to listen to the information given him by his clients. Keelon will tailor his approach to your individual needs and concerns, translating them into a beautiful treatment.

John Koran - Licensed Massage TherapistJohn Koran - Licensed Massage Therapist

John is a 2005 graduate of The Salter School in Malden, where he is presently on staff as a Massage Therapy Instructor. His massage treatments incorporate Swedish Massage with deep tissue manual therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Pre and Post Natal and assisted passive stretching. John specializes in working with the elderly and with athletes. He believes, through Massage Therapy people can lead lives with less pain and lessen their chances of injuring themselves. John loves hearing his clients say they feel better and more relaxed after their treatments. His clients have told him that through his work, they have been able to lead more active lives with less pain and less stress. In addition to his Massage Therapy training, John has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Benson WuBenson Wu - Licensed Massage Therapist

Benson comes to étant with years of knowledge and experience. He focuses on providing an integrated massage for his clients using Deep Tissue and Swedish massage; incorporating physical, mental, and spiritual elements to support a holistic mind-body approach to wellness. Benson studied Tui-Na courses in South China medical school. He also practiced for two years in Dr Jin Qiu's clinic in Hong Kong. Benson graduated from the The Salter School in Malden MA. His philosophy on healing is to use an integrative massage style, helping people to relax and promote healing. Benson has also studied Thai massage, Reflexology, Prenatal massage, Myofascial Release Therapy, Chinese Traditional Massage and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Christopher Atwood - Certified and Licensed Massage TherapistChristopher Atwood - Certified and Licensed Massage Therapist

Mr. Atwood received his training from the Massage Institute of New England in Somerville, MA, completing a 1000 hour Massage Therapist program in November 1996. Christopher is licensed by the State of Massachusetts, is a member of the International Massage Association and is a devoted supporter of the Holistic Program at the Boston Living Center, volunteering one morning a week offering massage to BLC members. He also holds a degree from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. Christopher's non-massage interests include playing softball with the Beantown Softball League.

Fatima R. Guevara - Licensed Massage TherapistFatima R. Guevara - Licensed Massage Therapist

Fatima's style of massage is both artful and therapeutic. Fatima was awarded "Best Massage Therapist in Boston" by Allure magazine, October 2012. Fatima is a 2009 graduate of the Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy in Watertown, MA. She is fluent in Swedish Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Injury Relief, Reflexology, Pre and Post Natal, Aromatherapy, Trigger Point, and Myofacial Release Massage Therapies. Fatima firmly believes in the value of client centered care and continually provides a safe, nurturing, healing space for each of her clients to fully relax and restore. She is licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA).

Bailey Paul - Licensed EstheticianBailey Paul - Licensed Esthetician

Bailey is a graduate of Catherine Hinds School of Esthetics and is the newest member of our skincare team, coming all the way from Arkansas to pursue a career in esthetics. She enjoys making others feel good in their own skin along with gaining more knowledge about appropriate skincare routines. Bailey finds her career very rewarding because it allows her to work with people to help them relax and to feel great inside and out.

Taylor Hawks - Licensed EstheticianTaylor Hawks - Licensed Esthetician

Taylor is a seasoned esthetician and loves what she does. She puts passion, hard work and care into every client and service. Coming from Western Massachusetts, her passion for skin has brought her to Boston. She has a genuine interest in partnering with her clients through skin care education and creating goals for optimal health. She has an out-going and nurturing personality encouraging self-care, positive self-esteem and mindful self talk. Taylor is a wax specialist and became a trainer due to her careful techniques. Enjoy her wise gentle touch, her warm smile and her extensive experience as an esthetician. Her work at high-end hotels, European style salons, and as a tour guide for a 5 star company in Florence, Italy has given her a deep understanding of creating a meaningful experience for her clients. Her love for dogs, being outside, and exploring new cities has always been a passion of hers. She loves learning about new things, connecting with new people and always is up for the beach. Come in for a facial and see for yourself, you will not be disappointed!

Flyura Bernstein - Licensed Acupuncturist Flyura Bernstein - Licensed Acupuncturist

Ms. Flyura Bernstein is a Licensed Acupuncturist. She is a graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture with a master degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Flyura is licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. Flexural is also a Diplomate in Acupuncture of The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She holds a Masters degree from the Polytechnic Institute (former Soviet Union). She continues to broaden her knowledge of Chinese Medicine through continuing education.