For our team it all begins with listening. From there, we’ll work with you to create a complete, personal plan of treatment and home care with detailed recommendations to suit your goals and have your skin looking and feeling its very best. All initial consultations with our team of aestheticians are complimentary with a small fee for consultations with our physicians.
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Contact April Bizzell, Director of Spa Operations: 850.252.4404
Director of Spa Operations
As Director of Spa Operations, April's primary focus is ensuring that each of our medical spa clients receives exceptional treatment and effective results. April brings a wealth of knowledge in spa development and spa operations. Her commitment to offering our clients the right treatments, procedures and products enables our medical spa to not only meet, but exceed expectations. April studied at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and Troy University.
Santa Rosa Beach
Stacie is an honors graduate of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Alabama, where she received extensive practical and theoretical training in esthetics. In addition, she holds certifications in microdermabrasion and dermaplaning, and her facial specialist licensure through Pensacola State College in Florida. Stacie is a fifteen-year veteran in the field of cosmetology and is highly dedicated to achieving the desired results for her clients through individualized treatments, procedures, product regimens and patient education. She is also well versed in using the skills and knowledge she has gained over her career to develop appropriate treatment plans and apply our full range of facial treatments, including chemical peels. One of Stacie’s most deeply rooted passions is providing and promoting preventative skin care, both locally and through her longtime support of The Skin Cancer Foundation.
Certified Laser Technician
Maria is a graduate of the Master Cosmetology program at the Devine Designs School of Cosmetology. She is also a certified Laser Technician. She specializes in the following: chemical peels, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, acne and anti-aging hyperbaric oxygen treatments, IPL Fotofacial RF, Candela laser treatment, laser hair removal, laser for tattoo removal, rosacea, spider vein treatment for face and body, CoolSculpting and Ultherapy. One of Maria’s favorite services to provide for her patients is CoolSculpting and Ultherapy; she has had advanced training at the CoolSculpting University in California. She also specializes in the Obagi skin care line; Obagi Nu-Derm, C RX and Clenizderm systems.
Before working in the medical spa, Maria assisted with Dermatology procedures such as skin cancer removal, acne treatments and cosmetic injectable treatments such as Botox and Fillers. This experience gives her knowledge in aesthetic procedures, including injectables, and cosmetic surgery. Maria is continuously training in the advancements of lasers and aesthetics and her extensive background allows her to better serve our patients with their skincare needs. She is bi-lingual, fluent in Spanish and English.
Heather is a graduate of the International School of Skin, Nailcare & Massage Therapy and Aveda Institute, both located in Atlanta, Georgia. She brings over 20 years of skin care experience to our Tallahassee team coupled with a deep understanding of the role medical grade skin care products, chemical peels, facials, microneedling, dermaplaning and other treatments play in helping achieve and maintain results. Heather is a firm believer in continuing education and is also passionate about utilizing anti-aging treatments to maintaining patients’ healthiest skin. Heather was a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and is a licensed aesthetician in both Florida and Georgia.
Certified Laser Technician
Sherry graduated with honors from the Dalton Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology and is a Legacy Scholar of The International Dermal Institute of Atlanta. She is certified in microdermabrasion, chemical peels, dermaplaning, microneedling, IPL Fotofacial RF and advanced skin care. Her experience also includes medical assistance for a private dermatology practice. Through advanced training, Sherry strives to educate her clients on the importance of sun protection and how to avoid premature aging. She is committed to helping develop a plan that will target your specific skin care concerns.
Certified Laser Technician
Lauren attended Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia and is a graduate of the International School of Skin, Nailcare & Massage Therapy in Atlanta, Georgia. As a licensed medical aesthetician and certified laser technician, Lauren’s expertise goes a long way in teaching patients how to properly care for their skin. She has received advanced training in Candela™ skin resurfacing, photo rejuvenation, laser hair removal, tattoo removal, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, Ultherapy® and CoolSculpting® treatments. Lauren has also attended the CoolSculpting University based out of Reston, Virginia and is expertly trained on the procedure. Lauren’s favorite procedure offered at Aqua Medical Spa is the Ultherapy® skin lifting procedure. She loves how the treatment stimulates the patient’s own natural collagen and results in a visible lift in the patient’s skin without surgery or downtime.
Schedule a complimentary consultation with Lauren for a customized skin care treatment and regimen for your specific skin needs.
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sarah is a graduate of Soothing Arts Healing Therapies School of Massage & Skin Care in Miramar Beach, Florida and the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes in Covington, Louisiana esthiology program. With over 20 years of dedication to the skin care industry, she has always had a passion for helping others. Sarah gained her experience across the globe, while living in New York, Los Angeles and Paris, where she was also involved in theater, acting and commercial print modeling. She also firmly believes that inner beauty is an important ingredient in the key to happiness, and works hard to maintain hers through transcendental meditation, yoga and living a pescatarian lifestyle. For Sarah, it’s all about making people feel better about themselves, inside and out, and helping them maintain their outer glow.
Julie is an honors graduate of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Alabama, where she was recognized as “Most Outstanding Student in Esthetics.” She has over ten years of experience in the skin care industry, including owning and operating her own successful salon and day spa prior to joining the Aqua Medical Spa team. Julie is dedicated to her trade and passionate about helping her clients achieve their skin care goals through delivering advanced treatments, sharing product knowledge and helping create individualized skin care regimens.
Panama City, FL
Meredith is a graduate of the Cosmetology program at the Tom P. Haney Technical Center in Panama City, Florida where she also completed an internship in medical aesthetics. She is also certified in the application of many of our top skin care product lines. Meredith is committed to delivering beautiful and natural results while individually designing treatment programs that give our clients optimal results.
Certified Laser Technician
Emily Negron is a graduate of the International School of Skin, Nailcare & Massage Therapy in Atlanta, Georgia. Emily has been in the skin care industry for over 16 years as an aesthetic educator, media makeup artist and aesthetician. She loves the interaction with her patients. Emily likes learning about their families, hobbies and travels, but most of all, she finds joy in educating her patients about having the healthiest skin they can. She is certified by the Georgia Composite State Medical Board as an Assistant Cosmetic Laser Practitioner. Emily also takes great care and pride in consulting with her patients about their medical skin care recommendations and follows them throughout the year keeping them up to date as product and treatment needs change season to season. She has studied abroad in Germany on holistic therapies and unique techniques, in addition to being trained in oncology aesthetics. For fun, Emily enjoys pinup photo shoots, being active, spending time with her daughters, and listening to Stevie Nicks.
Ingrid is a graduate of North Florida Cosmetology Institute in Tallahassee, Florida where she also completed an internship in medical aesthetics. Her belief that investing in your skin is something that will last a lifetime is what drives her desire to help every client achieve the results they’re looking for. Ingrid also credits her willingness to learn with her ability to continually deliver proven treatments and the right products to everyone trusting her with their skin care needs.
Gulf Breeze, FL
Kaleigh is a graduate of the Aesthetician Program at the Paul Mitchell The School in Orlando,Florida. Her experience includes working with a private physician practice and as Lead Aesthetician and Trainer for a Florida spa. Her expertise includes facials, peels, microdermabrasions, waxing, skin care product consultation and specialized treatments of aging and sun damaged skin. Kaleigh's focus is on working with our spa clients to help them build highly individualized plans for achieving both their short- and long-term goals.
Panama City Beach, FL
Micah is a graduate of the Aesthetician program at Soothing Arts Healing Therapies School of Massage and Skincare in Miramar Beach, Florida. Her training also includes additional certification for performing chemical peels and eyelash extensions. Micah is also certified with various skin care product lines including Image Skincare® and PCAskin®. Her number one goal: helping our patients achieve healthy, radiant skin.
Devin is a graduate of Day Spa Career College in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Her expertise includes facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion and makeup artistry. Devin is focused on helping her clients achieve their goals by custom tailoring skincare treatments and plans based on each client's specific needs and objectives.
Panama City, FL | Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Brittany is a graduate of the Cosmetology program at the Tom P. Haney Technical Center in Panama City, Florida where she also completed an internship in medical aesthetics. Shaped by her prior experience within her profession, Brittany has developed a true talent for analyzing skin and then working with her clients to create the right plan for achieving their healthiest, most radiant skin. Brittany also prides herself on taking the time to understand your aesthetic goals and delivering the highly personalized service your skin deserves.
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