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Sanctus Rejuvenation Spa & Salon's Mission Statement:
By God’s grace, to use the gifts and talents we have been blessed with in this life to share the love of Christ in all that we do. All of our team members are committed to keeping up with current trends and continuously pursuing education in industry best practices. Our goal is to provide each unique client with an exceptional experience at Sanctus by using our professional knowledge and experience to educate our clients, offering our clients only the highest quality products, maintaining the highest cleanliness standards in all aspects of our salon and spa, and performing services that exceed client expectations and keep them coming back.
"You are the light of the world" - Matthew 5:14 "Let your light shine before others" - Matthew 5:16
Tara Stowers, Owner, LMT, Stylist, Esthetician, Nail Tech
Tara is the salon owner/manager at Sanctus Rejuvenation Spa & Salon and has over 8 years of experience in the spa and salon industry. Tara received her bachelor's degree in management from the University of Pittsburgh, and only one month after graduation enrolled in Empire Beauty School, choosing to follow after her mother who enjoyed a career in cosmetology for 35 years. After graduation and gaining industry experience, she continued her education at Murrysville Healing Arts School of Massage, where she pursued massage therapy, and she is a licensed Pennsylvania Massage Therapist. She is also Babe Lash certified in lash extensions. Gaining varied spa and salon experience and taking a leap of faith into owning her own salon has been such a fulfilling journey, especially spiritually. The spa and salon industry is truly Tara's calling life; it feeds her creativity and provides so many experiences to share her love for Christ: "We are all created equally and beautifully, and I can honestly say that I love having an impact on helping find confidence, excitement, and beauty in their inner and outer selves!"
Bethany Henry, Stylist and Nail Tech
Bethany has been in the beauty industry for nearly 10 years, and she has also been certified in Aveda hair color with almost 10 years of experience with the line. Bethany has a passion for cutting and coloring and always keeps up with the latest upcoming trends. "There is nothing greater than making someone feel good about themselves," says Bethany. "I love what I do!"
Becky Quaste, Stylist, Esthetician, Nail Tech
Becky is a 2012 graduate of Laurel Business Institute's cosmetology program, and she has worked with the Aveda color line for over three years. She enjoys growing and learning new techniques as well as attending Aveda education classes. She has a passion for highlighting and keeping up with the newest highlight techniques. "I love meeting new clientele and making people feel great about themselves!" says Becky.
Natasha Knupp, Stylist and Nail Tech
Natasha Knupp has been a stylist for three years and is a graduate of Empire School of Cosmetology. She specializes in color, Balayage, ombre, and color corrections and has worked with Aveda throughout her career, becoming certified in Aveda Color Systems and Color Solutions as well as Aveda Hair Color Magic and Cinderella Extensions. Natasha wants her clients to know that she is eager to listen to them throughout the styling process; consultations are important to her, and she values helping each and every client she works with to achieve the look that they envision! Natasha is the mother of two active boys, and she spends her free time with family and enjoys traveling, participating in outdoor sports, and interior decorating.
Kiana Craft, Stylist, Esthetician, Nail Tech
Kiana Craft has been a cosmetologist for three years and is a graduate of Empire Beauty School. She specializes in all types of hair coloring as well as haircuts for both men and women. Kiana looks forward to welcoming her guests to Sanctus Spa & Salon and giving them a wonderful, relaxing experience that meets all of their needs! In her free time, Kiana enjoys spending time with her loving family, friends, and pets.
Precy Warner, Licensed Massage Therapist
Precy Warner has been a massage therapist at Sanctus Spa since their beginning. She likes to customize her massage from Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular, and Trigger Point Therapy based on what the clients need and prefer. Precy has taken extra education for the pelvic and shoulder region because most of her clients specify problems around their lower backs and shoulders. She loves what she does and is truly gifted!
Lisa Wilson, Licensed Massage Therapist, Esthetician, Nail Tech
Lisa has been a massage therapist for nine years. During her time as a massage therapist, she has continued her education in massage to include Reiki, pregnancy massage, lymphatic drainage, sciatic nerve issues, and chronic headaches issues, just to name a few. She is also a nail technician and an esthetician. In her spare time, she volunteers for the hospice program in Indiana and Westmoreland Counties. She finds it very rewarding to help people, and she is so excited to be working at Sanctus Spa! She looks forward to meeting you soon!
Amy Howard, Esthetician, Microblading Tech, Nail Tech
Amy Howard received her cosmetology license from Pittsburgh Beauty Academy in 2003. She quickly realized her passion for skin care and furthered her studies at Pittsburgh Beauty Academy to receive a license in Esthetics and Professional Make-Up Techniques. Having an “eye” for eyebrow design, she pursued her talents to receive training from Brown Design International and now specializes in the art of microblading. Amy says, “I truly enjoy my profession, working with people in a tangible way. God created us all wonderfully and uniquely, and it’s a joy to bring that truth into people’s lives.”
Dana Starry, Esthetician and Nail Tech
Dana has been a cosmetologist for 32 years. Her specialities include manis/pedis, facials, and body wraps. She is very excited to be working at Sanctus and is looking forward to seeing you soon!
Lacey Kopka, Stylist, Esthetician, Nail Tech
Lacey Kopka has been in the beauty industry for roughly seven years, but she has had a passion for hair and makeup her whole life. She is a two-time graduate of Indiana Cosmetology Academy, initially pursuing cosmetology before returning to further her education in order to become a cosmetology instructor. She enjoys performing all services - hair, makeup, eyelash lifting/tinting, facials, and other spa services. She gets great pleasure out of using her creativity to help her clients feel and look their best and welcomes all clients, both new and old, with open arms.
Ashley Holnaider, Cosmetologist
Ashley has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2006, and she graduated from Indiana Cosmetology. “I’ve had a love for hair since I was younger,” she said. “I have 3 younger sisters, so I always had hair to work and experiment on.” Ashley’s favorite hair service to provide is wedding/prom updos because she loves to be creative.
Shaleena Rugh, Cosmetologist
Shaleena Rugh is a single mother of three beautiful children and a stylist. Being in cosmetology and doing what she loves makes her feel like she hasn't worked a day in 14 years! She is certified in many different areas of cosmetology but a few of her favorite services are: eyelash extensions, special occasion hairstyles, acrylic nails and nail art, and highlighting hair. When she is not at work, she enjoys being outside, quad riding, swimming, and playing games with her children. She finally feels like she has found where she belongs at Sanctus Spa and looks forward to years of making memories and lifelong friends!
Ashley Imler, Massage Therapist
Ashley is a 2015 graduate of Laurel Highlands Therapeutic Academy and a 2013 Stratford Career Institute Graduate of Fitness and Wellness. She specializes in relaxation and therapeutic massage to help people feel and perform their best, using a combination of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, and Myofascial techniques depending on the client's wants/needs. She is also trained in spa services such as body wraps and ear candling. She would love to meet you!
Allison Raling, Stylist
Allison Raling is a 2012 graduate of CWCTC and a 2016 graduate of Empire Beauty School of Cosmetology in Cosmetology Education. She specializes in haircuts for men and women and enjoys growing and learning new things. She loves what she does, but when she isn’t at work, she spends her free time with her dogs, family, and friends.
Caitlyn Wineman, Cosmetologist
Caitlyn is a 2017 Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center graduate, but she has always had a great passion for hair. She enjoys performing all services, including haircuts, all forms of hair coloring, makeup, and nail services. She loves what she does, especially making people feel beautiful about themselves.