The Simply Beautiful Day Spa staff consists of licensed estheticians, massage therapists, nail technicians, makeup artists and reception staff. All of our therapists have more than 6 years experience and extensive, advanced training in their field. Training includes:
- Nationally Certified Therapeutic Massage and Body Work
- Certified Infant Massage Instructor
- La Stone Certified
- Aromatherapy Certified
- City and Guilds of London Institute of Aesthetics
- London Institute of Electrolysis
- London Institute of Health and Hygiene
- Licensed with State of Illinois
Tony, Massage Therapist
Tony, a licensed massage therapist for more than 20 years, has been at Simply Beautiful Day Spa for 19 years. He holds a doctorate in Naprapath (a doctor who specializes in connective tissue disorders using soft tissue methods, nutritional counseling and exercise) and is also licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Tony traveled to China to study Chinese Massage (Tuina), in both a hospital (2006) and at the National Olympic Training Center in Beijing (2007). He has been trained in Thai Massage and Shiatsu. He was a recipient of Worldwide Who’s Who VIP (2015-2016). Tony offers Swedish, Deep Tissue, Stone, Aromatherapy, and Pregnancy Massage as well as Foot Reflexology and Scalp Massage. He has treated people from the six inhabited continents and looks forward to meeting you, too.
Mary J. Rizza, LMT, Massage Therapist
Mary graduated from the Center for Therapeutic Massage and Wellness in May 1997. She has been a member of the Simply Beautiful Day Spa team since 2000. Mary is passionate about tailoring massage sessions to her client’s needs, and creating a space of open communication. Mary’s experience also includes working with patients in a chiropractic medical clinic since 2007. She is an Adjunct Instructor at the National University of Health Sciences in the Massage Therapy Department. She has taught the prenatal massage curriculum, and more currently, the myofascial release, lymphatic drainage and aromatherapy curriculums. She has also been an instructor to parents in the technique of infant massage. Mary has studied craniosacral therapy with the Upledger Institute, myofascial release and unwinding through the John F. Barnes seminars, as well as the techniques of prenatal massage, hot stone massage, lymphatic drainage, and deep tissue/sports massage. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist with the State of IL, and a professional member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals organization.
Lisa R. Catalano, Massage Therapist
Lisa is a licensed massage therapist with 20 years experience in the spa industry. She is nationally certified and has worked at Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian, where she received extensive spa training, as well as seven years working with chiropractors. Lisa specializes in Swedish,Deep Tissue,Aromatherapy, Pre-natal and energy healing (Reiki level lll).
Estella Spain, Massage Therapist
Licensed massage therapist for 17 years, Estella’s experience includes multiple modalities of massage including prenatal, reflexology, deep tissue, lymphatic, Swedish, therapeutic massage, and cranial sacral therapy. Estella has been working at Simply Beautiful for 13 years.
Angela Horejs, Owner
Angela is the original owner of Simply Beautiful Day Spa and has been in business for more than 20 years. She has been an esthetician for over 26 years. She studied all aspects of Aesthetics, massage therapy, electrolysis, business studies and hairdressing for three years at Leigh College in England. She is a graduate of the City and Guilds of London Institute for Beauty Therapy, massage therapy, advanced facial therapy, business studies, electrolysis and hairdressing. Additionally received advanced certification from The London Institute of electrolysis. Angela currently holds aesthetics and electrolysis licenses in the state of Illinois. She volunteers for the American Cancer Society teaching the Look Good Feel Good program at Edwards Hospital for patients going through treatment for cancer.
Jennifer has worked at Simply Beautiful for 11 years, 9 of that as a licensed esthetician. Jennifer specializes in facials and waxing “My favorite product would be Phyto Gel Cleanesr because it removes oil and makeup without drying skin.”
Stephanie Bryant, Esthetician
Stephanie began at Simply Beautiful in 2007, becoming a licensed esthetician in 2011. She specializes in facials, waxing, and body treatments. “My passion is doing facials. I love working with clients to achieve and overcome any skin concerns they may have and see the beautiful progression their skin receives after each facial. I always love the pure relaxation factor that I can give to someone. My favorite facial is the Bio Matrix facial because it is great for hydrating the skin and giving it more suppleness. Not only is it super hydrating, but you get great anti-aging benefits through the ultrasound as well.”
Mary, Nail Technician, Esthetician & Makeup Artist
Mary has worked at Simply Beautiful Day Spa for 7 years. She is licensed as both a esthetician and a nail technician. She is trained in makeup, including air brush makeup for special occasions. Mary enjoys making clients relaxed. Her favorite product to use is the Enzymatic Peeling Cream from Pevonia because it brightens the skin and can be used at home.
Holly Lake, Cosmetologist
Holly is a licensed cosmetologist and nail technician with more than 20 years in the salon spa industry, 8 of that at Simply Beautiful. She specializes in the tension relief pedicure.
Carrie D., Nail Technician
Carrie is a licensed nail technician with 25 years in the salon industry, 12 of that at Simply Beautiful. “I take great pride in what I do and love making people feel beautiful! My favorite service is the SB manicure and back tension massage—a perfect little pick me up to enjoy on a lunch hour! Favorite product is honey heel glaze a wonderful product to use in between pedicures for soft & smooth feet.”