Our Staff

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Suzanne E. Snyder
Director

Suzanne graduated from Northeastern Institute of Whole Health in Manchester, New Hampshire in 1998. During her studies at the institute she specialized in hydrotherapy, shiatsu and neuromuscular massage. Over the past 16 years she has studied a wide variety of healing techniques, including reflexology, energy work and the use of herbs and medicinal plants.

After practicing in New Hampshire for four years with Dr. Mark Peterson, Suzanne moved to the Charlottesville area and began teaching Anatomy and Physiology and Advanced Myofascial Release at the Virginia School of Massage. Within a few months she was promoted to director of the school where she served for nearly four years. During this time she also served on the board of directors for the Virginia Career College Association and the Career College Advisory Board of the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia.

In 2006, Suzanne completed an Esthetics program at the American Spirit Institute. Cityspa is the platform for Suzanne and other like-minded practitioners to bring their many years of education and experience in enhancing the health and well-being of their guests through the use of manual therapies, hydrotherapy, energy work and the use of healing plants.

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Jessica
Esthetician, wax technician, make-up/color consultant

Jessica is a graduate of Steiner Institute of Esthetics. Her goal is to help her guests look their personal best, after the facial and beyond. She will apply her knowledge of ingredients to your particular needs. Jess loves her profession and is always learning. She will listen to what you have to say and guide you in your home care. Her mission is to partner with you to achieve the best outcome for your complexion. She provides the facial and professional advice, and you provide the home care to maintain your personal best. We use Pevonia Botanica, a French ultra-premium, all natural skin care line that uses only the finest, most natural ingredients. Treat yourself to a facial with Jessica today!

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Chase
Certified Massage Therapist

Chase is a graduate of the Virginia School of Massage. He is a naturally talented and skilled therapist. He is great at listening to what you need and then customizing your treatment to achieve your goals. Many guests have experienced relief for numb fingers and hands, hip issues, foot pain, headaches and back pain. Chase is skilled in deep tissue, neuromuscular and myofacial realease. He offers his guests real solutions and lasting relief.

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Regina
Certified Massage Therapist

Regina is a highly skilled and effective therapist. Her modalities include Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, prenatal massage, Thai massage, Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy, Lava Shell and structural bodywork techniques. From years of working in the corporate world with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses in the arena of IT, she understands the stresses and muscle issues that arise from commuting, hours of computer work, and improper posture. Her compassionate and empathetic nature put people at ease, so they can fully benefit from her restorative and relaxing massage. Regina is a great listener and will customize your treatment to release tension, improve range of motion, relieve chronic pain and rejuvenate tired muscles. Come see Regina today! You will be glad you did!!

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Michelle
Master Esthetician/Expert Make-up Artist

Michelle is a master esthetician with experience in the beauty industry since 2009. She is also a master make-up artist! Michelle will provide an expert evaluation and analysis of your skin. She will customize your facial to achieve your goals and needs. Her knowledge of ingredients and skin issues will provide you with a professional skin therapy session, not just a facial. She can also perform our lacto-flora peel and micro-retinol peel. Michelle can also give you a make-up makeover with a natural/office look or a glamour/bridal look. She will provide professional color match and consultation. Michelle will share with you make-up tips so you can recreate your look at home. She is also a an expert in eyebrows!

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Kirsten
Certified Massage Therapist

Kirsten is a skilled and talented massage therapist. She is also a very good listener and will set a goal for your session to reflect what you tell her or put on your intake form. Kirsten will use a variety of modalities in your treatment including Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial release and hot stone (salt stone) massage. Her treatment is also very relaxing and you will drift away and truly disconnect. She graduated from the Virginia School of Massage in 2010 and has added to her skill set through continuing education in deep tissue massage.

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Melissa
Certified Massage Therapist

Melissa is a talented and educated therapist. She has extensive training in myofascial release and Thai massage. Melissa also is trained in Craniosacral Therapy (great for migraine headaches), hot stone therapy, prenatal, Swedish, Shiatsu, Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology and more! She graduated from the Utah College of Massage Therapy - a 900 hour program - in 2012. Melissa will customize your treatment to address muscular issues that are creating pain and restriction. She is effective at releasing stored tension and increasing your range-of-motion. Visit Melissa and discover true relaxation and rejuvenation.

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Evelyn
Certified Massage Therapist

Evelyn graduated from Medical Careers Institute in 2005 - an 870 hour program. She is experienced and skilled in prenatal massage, myofascial release, Neuromuscular Therapy, Swedish massage, hot stone and sports massage. Her treatments are relaxing and effective. She will customize your massage to meet your bodywork goals. Evelyn offers suggestions for stretches to maintain flexibility and increase the range-of-motion of problematic muscle groups. You will realize once the massage begins that she is a real pro!

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Erin
Certified Massage Therapist

Erin graduated from Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage in 2014. She specializes in sports massage, deep tissue and hot stone massage. Erin will improve your range-of-motion, relieve your sore muscles and relax you into a state of bliss. Erin is talented and skilled therapist that understands the importance of all the little details that bring an exceptional treatment to her guests. She really cares and it shows!

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Katrina
Certified Massage Therapist

Katrina is a graduate of the Virginia School of Massage in 2009. She specializes in relaxing Swedish massage combined with deep tissue. Her goal is to customize your treatment to give you all the benefits of relaxation with the needed bodywork. Katrina also has other modalities to add to your treatment including myofascial release, which is great for scars, frozen shoulders and range-of-motion issues. She is a great listener and will find out from you what you like and don't like, what you prefer or need extra work on.

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Laurel
Certified Massage Therapist

Laurel graduated from the Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy located in Virginia Beach in 2008. From her training, and over the years she has gained experience and knowledge by working in many different environments including a chiropractic office, a fitness center, and a luxury spa. She has received continuing education in hot-stone massage, cupping, tuning fork therapy, prenatal massage and energy work. Laurel also has attended training in spa treatments such as body wraps and scrubs. When Laurel begins your treatment, you will know in an instant that you are in expert hands. She will relax you and relieve your tight and sore muscles with a customized massage or body treatment.

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Carmen
Certified Massage Therapist

Carmen has 18 years of experience as a massage therapist. She graduated from the New York College of Health Professionals in 1997. She specializes in Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal and hot stone massage. Carmen provides a very relaxing, therapeutic massage. She will customize your massage and apply different modalities in order to achieve results.