Our Team

A passionate team of experienced professionals who work together to offer you whole body wellness and relaxation

We believe in providing a quality, one-of-a-kind spa experience to all of our clients.
Julieta Vazquez – OwnerLicensed Master Esthetician & Licensed Massage Therapist

Julieta Vazquez – Owner

Licensed Master Esthetician & Licensed Massage Therapist

Julieta is a graduate of the Dermal Science International (DSI) Aesthetics Academy in Reston, Virginia. After becoming owner of the Healing Touch in 2014, (Established in 2009), Julieta has continued to add to the list of services that she is able to provide. Eyelash extensions, permanent makeup, and microblading are some of the advanced cosmetic services that Julieta offers to enhance one’s natural beauty. She confidently possesses the analytical and product knowledge skills to address a variety of skincare concerns ranging from acne to anti-aging. In addition to offering facials, waxing and body treatments, Julieta also performs microdermabrasion and chemical peels in a safe, clinical, yet relaxing environment. Julieta is very dedicated to her clients, her career, and to her continuing education. She is certified in IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Photofacial. By incorporating the science and nature of the Yonka and Image product lines, Julieta can customize a treatment plan and home care regimen that will help you achieve optimal results. Julieta is a licensed massage therapist specializing in swedish, therapeutic and deep tissue massage.

Lana AksanichGeneral Manager

Lana Aksanich

General Manager

With a degree in psychology, Lana has over 15 years in business management. Lana works to maintain a productive and happy environment at the spa while overseeing the spa’s daily operations. Lana is a mediator between spa and clients, fostering positive rapport with clients. She works with vendors regarding product use at the spa and retail, manages the hiring of new employees and also acts as the spa’s social media manager. Lana speaks Ukrainian and Russian.

Arpana GhaleFront Desk

Arpana Ghale

Front Desk

Arpana loves all things skincare and relaxation, so working as a receptionist at The Healing Touch was the perfect job. She strives to help all clients in booking appointments and answering questions. Making sure everyone is happy and satisfied with their services is her top priority. When she’s not at the spa, she’s working on her bachelor’s degree or reading a new book.

Deirdre HulveyLicensed Massage Therapist

Deirdre Hulvey

Licensed Massage Therapist

Deirdre’s journey with massage began in 2017 when she began working at The Healing Touch Spa and Wellness Center. Deirdre has been practicing massage since graduating from the U.S. Career Institute in Fort Collins, CO, in 2019.

As a massage therapist, she has always been interested in how the body works and traditional healing practices. Through working at the spa, she has found that she really enjoys helping people relax and feel better. Deirdre believes that massage therapy is a great way to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and ease pain. She is passionate about helping people feel their best and reach their wellness goals.

Deirdre specializes in several massage modalities including; Swedish massage, cupping, reflexology, hot stone massage, deep tissue massage, lymphatic massage, Healing Touch energy work and crystal healing and pre-natal massage.

In addition to practicing massage therapy, she also enjoys camping, skiing, swimming and practicing yoga.

Sandy CoffeyLicensed Massage Therapist

Sandy Coffey

Licensed Massage Therapist

Sandy Coffey is a graduate of the Virginia School of Massage. She is a licensed massage therapist who specializes in sciatica and headache relief. From an early age, Sandy was aware that she wanted to help ease the pain other people experienced. She has been practicing massage since 2008. Since then she has continued her education and has attained skills in: reflexology, prenatal massage, hot stone, aromatherapy, and cupping. As a mother of three, Sandy uses her maternal instincts to help guide her through her massages. When she’s not doing massages; she enjoys going on adventures both in books and in real life.

Vena Rossoshanskiy (Ben)Licensed Massage Therapist

Vena Rossoshanskiy (Ben)

Licensed Massage Therapist

Ben is a Licensed Massage Therapist who views massage as more than just a form of relaxation but rather a medical necessity. As a graduate of Cedar Stone School of Massage and a former surgical dental assistant, Ben is well-trained in human anatomy, physiology, pathologies, and medical terminology. He is proficient in finding knots, releasing sciatic tension, lymphatic drainage, and joint mobilization. He is open to working with other licensed professionals for a whole person approach to achieve a greater benefit for clients. Ben is a Christian with Russian roots and his hobbies include snowboarding. He is fluent in Russian.

Courtney BrooksMaster Esthetician

Courtney Brooks

Master Esthetician

Courtney is a graduate from Blue Ridge School of Esthetics located in Staunton, Virginia. She is a Licensed Master Esthetician and she performs services such as waxing, HydraFacials, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, dermaplaning, and much more. Courtney has struggled with her own skin condition since she was young, and this has led her to have a passion for skincare and for helping others feel confident in their skin. In her free time, she enjoys thrifting and reading books. She loves all of her clients and tries to exceed their expectations every day!

Jasmine BurillLicensed Esthetician

Jasmine Burill

Licensed Esthetician

Jasmine loves skin care and setting her clients up with a new complete skin routine. Jasmine offers all body waxes, facials, HydraFacial, lash lifts and brow care. Jasmine has two daughters of her own and loves to be creative, watch sunsets, explore, and sing in her spare time. She loves to meet new people and help them feel confident in the skin they are in.

Sara CortesLicensed Esthetician / Lash Technician

Sara Cortes

Licensed Esthetician / Lash Technician

Sara attended school at Aveda Arts and Sciences Institute in Arlington, Virginia. She is also lash certified through Vomour Lash. Her passion is, and will always be, skin care and lashes. Sara truly loves each and every one of her clients! Sara plans to begin working on her Master Esthetician license in the near future. In her time away from the spa, Sara is a busy mom to the cutest little girl. Sara speaks Spanish.

Seli KLicenced Esthetician

Seli K

Licenced Esthetician

Seli is a graduate of the Esthetician Program at Cedar Stone School of Massage in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She specializes in body waxing, facials, HydraFacial, and lash lifts and brow care, including brow lamination and henna. Seli loves helping people feel happy and confident as a skincare professional. Helping clients achieve their skincare goals is one of her top priorities. She has an 18-month-old daughter who keeps her busy. When she has some downtime, Seli enjoys watching movies and traveling to new places. Seli is bilingual and speaks Nepali.


The Healing Touch
Wellness Spa & Laser Center

1966 Evelyn Byrd Ave
Harrisonburg, VA


Mon: 10am-6pm
Tue-Thurs: 9am-8pm
Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: Closed