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Aesthetics

Bryer Bilderback-- Staff Aesthetician

I have been an aesthetician for over 20 years. I am skilled in facials, head to toe waxing, brow and lash tinting.  

I’m originally from Minnesota, and moved to San Diego before settling in Eugene 17 years ago. When I’m not at work I like to cook, enjoy wine, and hanging out with my teenage son.

I would love to help you reduce stress and feel rejuvenated. I hope to see you soon and help you be your best self!

Andrea Wishart--Aesthetics Manager

New to Eugene, I grew up in Colorado Springs and have been in the skincare industry for over 20 years. I have enjoyed practicing medical esthetics since 2003. I am passionate about skincare and great customer service. 

My favorite part of being in the skincare industry?…the constant education of learning new and exciting treatments! When I’m not working with clients you can find me with her wonderful husband and our 3 dogs enjoying new adventures in the Pacific Northwest. 

Allie Ross--Staff Aesthetician

Coming soon!


Bodywork

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Lily Lunneman-Warden--Massage Therapy Manager & Staff Licensed Massage Therapist.

I've been licensed for eleven years. In my practice I specialize in myofascial release, sports injury, pregnancy, deep tissue, trigger point release, and cupping therapy. I value taking my time to listen to clients so I can more effectively treat their needs and leave them relaxed. I enjoy providing supportive and helpful feedback that clients can take home as part of their continued self care regime.

I've lived in SE Eugene since 1999. I’m a mother to a precocious and active son who brings me lots of joy! I am blessed to have a beautiful community of dear friends and colleagues with which i share this beautiful life.

Sean Vierra--Owner and Staff Licensed Massage Therapist

My journey in bodywork originated from my mother's struggles with chronic pain and my goal of healing scoliosis in my own body. I believe bodywork isn't a luxury, but a necessity for the fast-paced life and demands of a modern world. 

I have practiced some form of bodywork since 2005 and have studied in both Oregon & Utah, attaining the title of master bodyworker in Utah. After completing massage school, I studied with Marcia York under the supervision of Hawaiian Healing Academy to learn a traditional Hawaiian bodywork called Lomi Lomi and it continues to form the base of my practice. I specialize in injury work, trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, headaches, neck pain, back pain, and traditional Hawaiian Lomi Lomi bodywork. 

I have worked in many settings from resorts and spas, to clinics and private practice and aim to bring this diverse set of skills to the table for my clients every day that not not only heals the body but restores the mind. 

Sande Maxwell--Staff Licensed Massage Therapist

I have been licensed since 1986. I first received my massage license in Florida then moved to Oregon and received my Oregon license in 1988. I was a certified Trager Practitioner for over 20 years, and it is still a great influence in my work. 

Over the years I have been a student of The Berry Method, cranialsacral, myofascial release, and sports massage and have done massage at The Oregon Country Fair and Cycle Oregon as well as other sporting events around the state. I have practiced chair massage at the Saturday Market, the Holiday Market, and other various venues around Eugene. 

I am a member of the Oregon chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association, past president of the Oregon Massage Therapy Association, and the Florida Massage Therapy Assocation. 

I will work with you to achieve your goals of relaxation and pain relief using any and all modalities in my repertoire. 

Gwen Buckley--Staff Licensed Massage Therapist

Hailing from my small hometown in Alaska, I came to Eugene about a year ago to follow my destiny and begin my career in an industry that I have more faith in than any other healing modality. I have always loved human contact, and now I get to harness that love towards an end that can bring relief and aid to anyone. 

It is my personal goal to empower every last one of my clients with the touch, tools, and information they need to embrace the most peaceful state of living they want to achieve. I want to be a part of the force that changes the world for the better, and massage is what I have to offer people. I practice Swedish, Deep Tissue, and chair, with more to come!

Kelsey Frank--Staff Licensed Massage Therapist

As an Oregon native I decided to go to Denver School of Massage Therapy and continued my education at Utah College of Massage Therapy; gaining over a thousand hours of credit. I enjoy learning about the human body and the different ways to relieve pain. 

I have been in the massage therapy profession for 6 years and truly enjoy my work. I am passionate about the positive effects of therapy on the body and mind. My specialities are deep tissue, Swedish, trigger point, and integrated myofascial release. My goal is to always tailor my massage to suit the needs of my client.  

Brittney Brown--Staff Licensed Massage Therapist

Initially licensed on June 23rd, 2008 I have been using therapeutic massage to help individuals make progress in their healing journeys for nearly ten years. I have a long held a passion for helping others in need and throughout my career, I have advocated for those in need.

Giving back to the community by way of donating my treatment proceeds to local fundraisers, volunteering at local wellness centers, hosting community classes, and through donation of my massage therapy treatments.

I specialize in Swedish Relaxation Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone Therapy, Pregnancy Massage, and Injury Recovery. Much of my personal practice has involved working with clients that suffer from chronic pain or injury and those recovering from surgery.

Lottie Arkham--Staff Licensed Massage Therapist 

I’ve known since I was a teen that I wanted to be a massage therapist. Life happened, took a few detours mostly working as a caregiver/nursing assistant before I got my massage license in 2014.

Especially after working in the medical field, I wanted to help people to live healthier, happier, and pain free.

When I'm not working, I'm taking care of an amazing little girl and her furry, four legged siblings.

Gabriel Springsnow--Staff Licensed Massage Therapist 

Hello and welcome!

I've been enjoying an active practice in massage therapy since 2005. My observances over the years on the mind-body connection has evolved to the point that I believe posture and physical/mental well being are linked. Obvious sounding, I know, but for example, when I hold a stretch for someone blow their clavicle and ask them to breathe in, most of the time folks are surprised that that spot is felt well into the front of their neck—even up to the jaw line. Awareness and the mind can be a funny thing in what we choose to fixate on.

I like to hold literal and figurative space for the process of reconciling, unwinding and asking verbal questions about postural patterns that are currently residing in your body. A simple "wow, that's sore" from you when I work on a seemingly fine muscle could turn into a slightly modified daily practice or posture. Doing something you do everyday a little differently with a bit more awareness can translate into a larger change many years down the road. I've gotten into a habit of trying to help the world be a better place one body at a time and hope to see you soon.

I look forward to working with you and hope to be of service for many years to come.

Kayla McCleod-Staff Licensed Massage Therapist 

My work is a blend of Swedish / Deep Tissue, Reflexology, Acupressure, Structural Integration, Craniosacral Therapy and Somato-Emotional Release (a modality designed to bring awareness to emotions residing in the body and, perhaps, release them). After a session, clients have reported feeling relaxed and more deeply connected to their mind/body/spirit.

I spent most of my life in the Sonoran and Mojave deserts and am freshly acclimating to the pacific northwest. As a new resident of Eugene I am excited to connect with this community and cultivate a lifestyle that is in alignment with my core values; Health, Connection, Simplicity, and Growth.

Dia Couttouw--Staff Licensed Massage Therapist 

I offer a nurturing, supportive and respectful approach to my clients, precisely because I feel honored to be given the trust to enter your personal sphere of being.  I value the interplay between your emotional, mental and physical elements, and offer modalities to facilitate greater fluidity, ease and connection.

For over fourteen years I have cultivated my passion and mastery of essential oils, blended with therapeutic Swedish massage, lymphatic drainage massage and CranioSacral Therapy.  Your bodywork session will be tailored to address your specific needs, and I will honor your whole being in each and every treatment

As a native Oregonian, I have recently returned to my home-land, having lived on the high desert plateau of SW Colorado for the past fifteen years.  I’m appreciating the moisture and all that it brings: verdant life in all seasons, rich aromas of plants releasing their beauty into the highly humid and receptive air, creeks and rivers reminding me of the fluidity of life.

Hannah Combs--Staff Licensed Massage Therapist

I am an artist and outdoor adventurer who enjoys connecting with people from all walks of life. My enthusiasm for creativity mirrors my bodywork. By utilizing my skills in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Structural Bodywork, and Craniosacral Therapy, each treatment with my clients is customized and personal to honor where they are in the moment and what their goals are.

My mission is to provide a nourishing and effective massage experience that helps facilitate the healing process of the body and support my clients in their journey to improved vitality and relaxation with compassion.

Tony Masoner-Staff Licensed Massage Therapist 

Coming soon!

Marina McGuire-Staff Licensed Massage Therapist 
Throughout my life, I have gravitated to alternative natural healing modalities that recognize mind, body and soul as one. Having to graduate from massage school was a natural progression for me. I am passionate about the healing power of massage. Wherever it be a gentle soft touch accompanied by deep breathing to let someone to get grounded and being able to process life in a safe environment. A targeted focused deep tissue work to relieve back pain or a headache. It is about clients personal journey and their needs at that moment. I am more than happy to hold the space for my clients in a way that is supportive, nurturing and safe.
I practice Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial release, Trigger Point Therapy. I also love incorporating Reflexology, Cupping, Manual Lymphatic Drainage techniques whenever it is appropriate or desired.
My free time I love spending in my garden, exploring beautiful outdoors or making something crafty.

Shane Skinner-Staff Licensed Massage Therapist 

Coming soon!

Melissa Hall-Staff Licensed Massage Therapist 

Coming soon!


Nails

Teal Thornton-Zahn Parra--Staff Licensed Nail Technician

I have been a nail technician for 8.5 years and enjoy being able to help when and where I can. I was born and raised in Eugene and attended school in the area, graduating with honors. I am very interested in healing and assessing how to best help clients with their needs. 

Beth McCoin--Staff Licensed Nail Technician

Although new to The Pearl, I have nine years of experience as a nail technician. I love working with clients to achieve healthy, happy hands & feet.

I live just south of Eugene with my wonderful husband and our two boys. 

Monica Liverett-Staff Licensed Nail Technician

I grew up and have spent my whole life in the Eugene/Springfield area. I graduate high school in 2014 and immediately went to beauty school with the dream of eventually opening up my own salon.

One thing I particularly enjoy is foot massage and pampering my clients, with the goal that while they are in my chair they forget their worries.

I have been in the industry for about two years, and love every single minute of it! I am a hard worker and love to interact with many different people.

In my free time you will find me baking and hanging out with my family as much as I can. I am always looking for new opportunities to grow and learn; I strongly believe I can always do more for people. I think that kindness outweighs the bad, and one simple smile or warm greeting may change someone’s entire day.  

Jaclyn Lang-Staff Licensed Nail Technician

Coming soon!


Office

Ian Hughes—Front Desk Team Member

Ashley Frieswyk—Front Desk Team Member

Eugene, Oregon is my new home, but I was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Since moving here I have fell in love with the Pacific Northwest. I graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in film and video, with a passion for video editing. My hobbies include going to the movies, crocheting, hiking, and trivia nights. I am very excited to be a part of The Pearl team and build my new community here in Eugene.

Hannah Stone—Front Desk Manager
I moved to Eugene in 2016 to live with my wonderful partner. Originally I’m from Arizona, and most recently lived in Wyoming for a couple years. I am an artist at heart (I did the murals throughout the spa!) and enjoy painting in my spare time. I love coming into the spa to work— everyone is so happy to help and loves to make the client experience truly amazing.

Brittney Spencer—Front Desk Team Member

I've lived in Eugene for two and a half years now, and I absolutely love it! Originally from California, I'm glad to be here in beautiful, green Oregon. I'm currently in LCC's Massage Therapy program, working towards becoming an LMT. Holistic health and wellness are my biggest passions. I've been practicing Reiki for about two years, which led me to pursue a career in the healing arts. I've been a receptionist for over a year, and I truly enjoy the opportunity to build relationships with clients in my work. I'm honored and excited to be part of the team at the Pearl Day Spa!

Annie Rian—Front Desk Team Member

Emily Sumstine—Front Desk Team Member, Insurance & Finance Coordinator

I was born and raised in Eugene, and I am happy to to be returning to Eugene after traveling around the world and pursuing teaching yoga as a career the past four years. I love working in a healing environment and helping to cultivate mindful self-care. I am happy to be back in Eugene and am looking forward to spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, and practicing all the yoga that time allows. 

Sean Vierra--Spa Owner  

In the chaos of modern life, we all crave escape. Whether that escape is exercise, vacation, time in the garden, or time on a massage table, I encourage people to find time for rest, repair, and healing in their life. 

With many years of experience in team management, spa administration, and private practice building, I bring a diverse set of skills that equip me to serve not only clients, but also my staff and the personal life I love. 

As a self-admitted weekend warrior, I strongly encourage us to find our most productive selves as evolving from a place where we take time to focus on our desires, our health, and our quietness of mind.