Before opening Valley of the Moon Skin Care, Melissa and Michelle both worked together at an award winning hotel and spa in Sonoma where they not only developed a great friendship but perfected their skills in skin care, waxing, and makeup.
Melissa and Michelle jumped on the opportunity to work together and be their own boss. Valley of the Moon Skin Care is a small studio located in the Oakmont community of Sonoma County with the goal to provide each client with their own personalized relaxing experience.
Melissa graduated from Milan Beauty institute in Concord and also received her bachelors in Communication studies from San Francisco State University. With years in the esthetics field Melissa strives to educate clients on the importance of skin care and ultimately making them feel beautiful in their skin.
Michelle has been in the health and beauty industry for over 12 years. She graduated from Lytles redwood beauty empire college, and has several certificates in body work. Her passion has always been to help people relax and look and feel their best.
Both Melissa & Michelle are extremely passionate about making every experience at Valley of the Moon Skin Care flawless and thank all their clients for helping them live their dream.
From a young age growing up in New Zealand, Alana has had a fascination for the human spirit and cultural roots.She brings this personal interest into her work as a massage therapist and healer.
She studied massage therapy and zen bodywork in Hawaii and has been licensed as a massage therapist since the year 2000.
Alana has worked alongside chiropractors,healers,& spa professionals; now finding a wonderful work place at Valley of the Moon Skin Care & Massage.
Alana draws from a deep understanding of the body's quest for health and peace and is looking forward to working with you in this capacity.
Dusty earned her 840 hours of Massage Therapy training in 2006 from Northern Arizona Massage Therapy Institute in Sedona, Arizona.
Since then, she has been practicing part-time to ensure preservation of her energy and love for bodywork. She customizes each session by drawing on her skills of various modalities plus a strong intuition she has developed over the years.
Dusty truly enjoys the meditation-in-motion of her practice and the enjoyment of pain relief and relaxation each person receives and deserves.