Heidi Jordan - Licensed Massage Therapist & CEO
Heidi received her massage therapy certification from Irene's Myomassalogy Institute in 1998. She opened BLU WATER Medi Spa Salon in 2005 with a vision to provide a luxurious and relaxing atmosphere while concentrating on individualized care and excellent customer service. Heidi specializes in Manual Medicine Therapy, Therapeutic Massage, and whole body healing.
Heidi is available Tuesday through Friday.
Amy Gray - Licensed Nail Tech & CEO
Amy Gray currently resides in Charlevoix, MI. She is partners with Heidi in BLU WATER Medi Spa Salon and pops in from time to time. Her vision is to provide our guests with a luxurious and relaxing atmosphere while concentrating on individualized care.
Vicki Duran - Front Desk
Vicki Started out as a frequent guest at Blu Water and enjoyed her time so much she joined the team. She has now been part of our Blu Water family for over a year & 1/2 now. In addition to Blu Water she's also employed at U of M. Serving and taking care of others is a part of every aspect in her life. She takes care of us at the salon/spa, allergy patients for U of M, her parents as they're growing older, and her kids along with her grandkids are so precious to her! When time allows she enjoys Bunco with friends and working on crafts. You will see her on Saturdays, and sometimes through the week popping in to make sure we have what need need!
Channing Carden - Licensed Massage Therapist & Operations Manager
Channing is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified MediCupping(TM) Practitioner, and level 3 Manual Medicine Therapist.
She began her career in early 2007 as a massage therapist. She joined BLU WATER in late 2008. Channing specializes in custom massage, believing no body is the same and all require special attention and care. She takes pride in helping others feel healthy, happy and fully pampered.
Look for her on Instagram at Wellness_Restored7
Channing is available for massage on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and every other Saturday.
Taiya Himebauch - Certified Reiki Practioner
Taiya is an intuitive healer since 2012, wife, baseball and tennis mom, church volunteer, chemical engineer, rock collector and devoted foot washer. She uses Reiki, crystals, stones and her empathetic impressions on your energy to improve your well-being. She shares her knowledge freely, to bring you healing energy not just during the service, but also including practices you can add to improve your energy/body on your own. The recommendations are individual and unique to your personal needs. Energy healing can leave you centered, relaxed, peaceful and at ease. It opens areas of diminished energetic flow, including emotional releases such as tears, pain relief or laughter. She loves connecting with others and assisting them on their healing journey.
Taiya is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and every other Saturday.
Amy Hoydic- Licensed Aesthetician & Licensed Massage Therapist
Amy is passionate about skin care and helping her guests to look and feel their best. Amy's prides herself on educating her guests on the best skin care regiment for their type and offering many options from peels to facials to full body waxing. Her massage specialty is in Swedish Massage and energy work. Her vast knowledge of body mechanics allows her to give completely customized care to all her massage guests.
Amy is available on Tuesday through Friday and every other Saturday.
Steve Favreau - Licensed Massage Therapist
Steve has over 17 years of experience in massage and specializes in Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Therapeutic and Energy Work. He studied at Irene's Myomassology Institute and is certified with the International Massage Federation. Steve's passion is to meet and exceed clients expectations from their massage while promoting health ans wellness. When he is not taking care of his massage clientele, he is coaching girl's softball and spending time with his family and friends, working out and enjoying sports.
Steve is available Tuesday through Saturday.
Jessica Emerick- Licensed Massage Therapist
Jessica graduated from Douglas J Aveda Institute where she learned a healthy body is a combination of commitment, mind-body connection, and a proper treatment plan. She strives to help people feel their best through relaxation and soft tissue manipulation. Jessica specializes in Therapeutic, Trigger Point, and Deep Tissue Massage.
Jessica is available for massage services Tuesday through Friday and some Saturdays.
Sherri Lewis - Manicurist & Stylist
Sherri studied at the Michigan College of Beauty and has over 22 years of experience. She offers a variety of services: fiberglass enhancements, shellac manicures, natural nail services, spa facials, lash lifting and tinting, fibroblasting, micro blading, waxing, and hair services. Sherri loves being involved in many facets of the beauty industry and considers her time with her guests enjoyable and rewarding. She takes pride in making others feel good about themselves.
Sherri is available Tuesday through Friday.
Vanessa Fowler -Certified Master Colorist & Stylist
Vanessa has over 25 years experience specializing in technical haircutting, coloring, and occasional/up-styling . She has a passion for people and professionalism, and loves sharing that passion with others. Outside of work her passions are her faith, family, friends, and roller skating. Vanessa has had honorable mention on Behind The Chair.com as a colorist. Her experience includes:
Extensive technical haircutting, Advanced Haircolor Chemistry
Advanced Haircolor training from Milan, Martin Parson's Up Styling
Worked as a salon trainer
Platform artist for stage & runway
Conducts in salon classes addressing staff and management needs
Look for her on Pinterest
Vanessa is available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday.
Nicole Villarreal - Stylist & Manicurist
Nicole has been with Blu Water since 2018. She takes prides in caring for her guests and loves making them feel refreshed and beautiful every time she sees them. She offers a variety of services: Highlighting, fashion hair coloring, cutting, lash lifts & tints, and spa manicures/pedicures. She is also active in continuing her education and is currently going through an advanced technical program in coloring and haircutting. Nicole is also currently our nail department coordinator.
Look for on Instagram at beauty_by_nv
Nicole is available Thursday-Saturday
Sienna Pokrywki - Esthetician Apprentice & Lash Enhancements
Sienna graduated form Michigan College of beauty and is also certified in Lash extensions. She is continuing to sharpen and expand her skills in Esthetics as an apprentice. Sienna really loves informing her guests, educating them on taking care of the skin, applying makeup to bring out natural beauty along with teaching them how to do extreme and creative looks. She truly believes all are beautiful and loves bringing out and enhancing the beauty in each person. Sienna has a heart for others and loves bringing smiles to their faces. When her guest sees the beauty in themselves that she sees, she considers that to be one of the most rewarding parts of what she does.
Sienna is available Monday through Wednesday
Christina Boitnott - Stylist & Manicurist
Christina has been licensed since 2017. Passion for the beauty industry is something she was born with! She enjoys providing both hair and nail services. Christina's time with her guest is valuable to her. It's important to her that the guest has the best overall experience possible. She considers doing pedicures very relaxing and loves to pamper people. In the hair department, she's passionate about natural colors and textures in the hair, enhancing the beauty that's already there. Christina has been technically trained in both hair cutting and hair color. When she's not working on guests she enjoys spending time with her dogs, family, fishing, biking, and many other outdoor activities.
Look for her on Instagram at hairbychris
Christina is available on Tuesdays and Saturdays
Alicia Didario - Manicurist
Alicia has been licensed since 2012. She has a passion for learning and feels the learning and growing processes are always ongoing. She loves sharing knowledge with her peers and guests in the salon. Helping others is an important part of who she is. Alicia specializes in Shellac and also enjoys many other services pertaining to the hands and feet. Her goal is to become one of the best by:
Perfecting new and existing nail techniques.
To serve her guests and teammates.
Exploring and learning new products/services pertaining to the nails, hands, and feet.
Alicia is available Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Jenna Bedra - Manicurist & Stylist
Jenna studied at TIGI Salon Institute and received her cosmetology license in 2017 and also holds an advanced Managers license. She takes pride in making others look and feel good about themselves and is learning all the new trends in the spa and salon world. She loves creating custom nail designs with shellac. She's passionate about hair and loves corrective color.
Jenna available Wednesday, Friday and some Saturdays
Britney Rec - Licensed Manicurist
Britney graduated from The Michigan College of Beauty and has over 10 years of experience with shellac, gels, fiberglass and acrylic techniques. Britney loves to help all her guests feel relaxed during natural nail services and feels strongly that more care and love should be spent on the feet. She strives to help every guest feel pampered and cared for, having the best experience possible during their service.
Britney is available on Fridays and Saturdays by appointment.
Emily Philippon- Licensed Esthetician
Emily graduated from the Ann Arbor Douglas J. Aveda Institute in April 2019. She is enthusiastic about skincare and enjoys educating clients on products and routines that best align with their skincare goals. She takes pride in assisting guests with achieving a higher sense of self confidence. Emily currently offers facials and hair removal services.
Emily is available Wednesday, Friday and every other Saturday.
Niki Bomia- Microblade & Fibroblast Specialist
Niki comes to Blu Water eager to help others gain confidence in their beauty! She's certified in Microblading Eyebrows & Fibroblast Skin Tightening.
She loves to see her clients walk away smiling and is so thrilled to do that at Blu Water.
Niki is avaibale Friday, Saturday, and Sundays.
Dr. Mark Joseph - Chiropractor
Dr. Joseph obtained his Chiropractic Degree from Life College in Atlanta, Georgia. He has been providing chiropractic care for over 23 years and in 1998 Dr. Joseph opened Chiropractic Health Center in Monroe. The doctor practices a traditional chiropractic “hands on” method, in addition to a variety of techniques. Each treatment is individualized to the patient’s needs and range from soft and gentle to firm and direct adjustments. Dr. Joseph believes in educating his patients, enabling them to have an active role in their health and well-being.
Dr. Joseph is available at The Chiropractic Health Center at 1785 N. Telegraph Rd. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-5pm. You can reach that office at 734-242-1200.
Dr. Joseph is available at BLU WATER on Tuesday and Thursday from 4pm - 6pm.