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1031 HWY 431 N. UNIT 19 

ANNISTON, AL 36206

TEL: 256-453-1962

THESPAATLAGARDE@GMAIL.COM

MEET THE TEAM

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I have been in a medical and health care environment since 2001.

 

My first job at the young age of 16 was an ICU nursing technician at Riverview Regional Medical Center. This began my curiosity to learn all I could about the human body and how it heals.

 

I worked as an office manager at Anniston Neurology clinic, learning how to run an office in a health care environment.

 

I was a corrections/medical officer for 3 years Calhoun County where I learned to respect every human is on a healing journey no matter their bad choices in life.

 

Until late 2018, I was working at Encompass Health as a Therapy Technician, where I assisted nursing and physical therapists.

 

After 14 years of working, I decided to go back to school to become a Massage Therapist.

 

That's where it all changed for me.

 

I attended Massage Therapy school and learned a different approach to being healthy and to healing. While in school, I was able to complete a Psoas Major release certification. Since graduation, I have continued my education, with the completion of N-Touch Raindrop technique. I also offer Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stones, and Fascia Blasting.

The passion I have for massage shows through my work. I believe the body is a healing machine and can be facilitated through massage, self-care, and essential oils.

 

I strive to share my knowledge of massage, essential oils and healing with everyone I meet. 

Massage Therapist LMT

LORI

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I have always had a love for learning and learning about how the human body works and heals.


For the past 6 years, I have worked in physical therapy. I work with various patients administering modalities and moving them through their exercises. I also assist in billing, scheduling, and numerous office tasks.


I graduated Gadsden State Massage Therapy program in 2017. I am currently working towards becoming a physical therapist assistant at Wallace State.


One of my biggest goals is to bridge the gap between medical and massage communities, as a firm believer in restoration capabilities of therapeutic touch I want these modalities to work
together for healing for everyone.

Massage Therapist LMT

KATIE

My name is Haley Tidwell. I live in Gadsden, AL. I graduated from Gaston High School. After high school I went on to attend Gadsden State Community College for my certification in Massage Therapy. Now I am Currently working towards my degree for Physical Therapy Assistance at Wallace State Community College. 

I have found a love for health and wellness and want to help others achieve their goals. I work with Arbonne as an independent consultant. Arbonne is a Swiss-based company that promotes healthy living inside and out. Through this company I have learned how all natural products and taking care of your body can change your life. 

Massage Therapy can have many benefits to a person’s health and my goal as a massage therapist is to help each client reach their goals. As a massage therapist, I am trained in Swedish, deep tissue, Hot Stones, Reflexology, and trigger point. I would describe my massage style as a deep, methodical, and specific to each client’s needs. 

I am so excited to be working with Spa at LeGarde and cannot wait to meet my clients!

Massage Therapist LMT

HALEY

 

OUR POLICIES & PROCEDURES

It is our intention to provide our guests with a professional and therapeutic massage. The following policies and procedures serve as a guide for first-time and regular massage clients of The Spa


 

At The Spa, we understand that unanticipated events occur in everyone's life. Unforeseen events such as last-minute meetings, traffic considerations, and project deadlines, are just a few reasons why one might consider canceling a massage appointment.

 

In our commitment to provide a unique and outstanding massage experience to all of our clients and out of consideration for our therapists' time, we have adopted the following policies:



CANCELLATION/MODIFICATION POLICY

 

LATE ARRIVAL POLICY

 

We regret that late arrivals will not receive an extension of scheduled onsite massage appointments. In special cases, and when our schedule will allow, we may be able to accommodate a partial or full appointment. This will be at our discretion and only with proper, advanced notification of your late arrival. The original reservation fee will be charged.

 

 

NO SHOW POLICY

 

Clients who fail to show for massage appointments will not be given a full or partial refund. It is important that our massage therapists are compensated for reserved time slots.

 

 

CANCELLATIONS

 

If a client is unable to make a scheduled appointment, they must cancel within 3 hours, except in cases of an emergency. If a scheduled appointment is canceled without giving 3 hours' notice, a $15 fee is charged.


 

INFORMED CONSENT

 

Prior to each massage session, the treatment plan will be discussed with you. At your first visit with us, you will receive an electronic copy of the onsite massage therapy policies and will be asked to electronically sign the consent stating that you have read the information, understand it, and agree to comply with the professional massage therapy policies and procedures.

 

 

PAYMENT POLICIES

 

Payments for services are due at the end of the day on the day of service. Cash, credit and debit cards ONLY A valid credit card is required to be on file in order to book your massage services, no matter the payment, the method used to purchase the massage services.

 

 

SCOPE OF PRACTICE
 

The Spa's therapists are licensed professionals and held to the highest standards of the American Massage Therapy Association and National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
 

Massage Therapy is a profession in which the practitioner applies manual techniques, and may apply adjunctive therapies, with the intention of positively affecting the health and well-being of the client.
 

The Spa therapists do not diagnose or prescribe for medical conditions nor are they allowed to provide treatment for a specific condition without a doctor's supervision. Our therapists are required to refer you for diagnosis and to follow recommendations of your physician.​​

 

RESPECT FOR CLIENT NEEDS AND BOUNDARIES


 

The Spa's therapists are happy to adjust pressure, musical volume, work longer on an area or move on if you request it.

 

The client may choose to refuse any massage methods, stop massage at any time, and is free to leave.


 

PROFESSIONAL BOUNDARIES

 

Requests for sexual activity will not be tolerated, will be viewed as solicitation, and reported to the proper authorities under the guidelines of The Spa policies and procedures. The client will not be rescheduled if this occurs.
 

The genital area will not be massaged under any circumstances. A professional distance will be maintained from these areas.
 

Sexual interaction or discussion of any kind between the client and the massage therapist is NEVER appropriate.​

 

CONFIDENTIALITY  AND CONVERSATION

 

The discussion between the massage therapist and the client is confidential.


We are happy to listen to your conversation and share our professional expertise. We prefer to not discuss topics of a political, private or sexual nature.​

 

EXISTING AND NEW MEDICAL CONDITIONS

 

It is the responsibility of the client to keep the massage therapist informed of any medical treatment currently being taken and to provide written permission from the physician, chiropractor, physical therapist, etc., that the massage may be continued. The client must also keep the massage therapist informed of any changes in health conditions.