A Little About Us


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For the Health of the Inner You

The owner and staff of Calming Effects seek to consistently provide an incomparable experience for everyone in a redefined spa and salon atmosphere with a variety of both tried-n-true products and practical treatments! 




Michelle Prokuda- Fleming, Owner

Calming Effects has grown and evolved since originally opening in September of 2006. Recently expanding our location and our menu for all guests! We continue to offer the same casual and friendly ambience for our massage therapy, facials, prenatal treatments, nail care, and now for hair services. Our staff knows going to a spa or salon can be considered a luxury but for some it is a necessity. Our spalon will be your go-to place for comfort and friendship. Visit us and experience the difference!

Michelle Schasser, Operations Manager, BHSA, Licensed Massage Therapist and Nail Technician

Specialization: Many types of therapeutic massage, including area-specific problems such as sciatica, carpal tunnel, and thoracic outlet syndrome.
And now manicure and pedicures!
Tells clients: “Many people assume that they are supposed to endure their pain, but massage therapy can help them become pain-free and live a more productive life.” 

Kimmy Schmidt,  Licensed Massage Therapist and Cosmetologist

Specialization: Massage, Facials, Spa manicures, Spa Pedicures, Shellac, Dips, Lash & Brow Tinting, Lash Perming, and Waxing.
Experience: Baker College Graduate of Therapeutic Massage. Graduate of Paul Mitchell The School Great Lakes.

Amanda Lech, Licensed Massage Therapist

Specialization: Deep tissue, prenatal, sinus, reflexology, aromatherapy, hot stone, carpal tunnel, sciatica, sports, and Mama Mio prenatal treatments.
Experience: Certified licensed massage therapist from Lakewood School of Therapeutic Massage with over 10 years of experience.

Traci Kettlewell, Licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician

Specialization: Most types of massage, including Hot Stone and Ashiatsu (Barefoot). And Now Facials and waxing!
Experienced – over 18 years!

Amanda Bosley, Nail Technician

Specialization: Amanda specializes in acrylics, ombré, and nail art design. However, she is a licensed cosmetologist and will also be doing waxing, and facials. 

Stefan Nisbett , Licensed Massage Therapist

Experience: Certified licensed massage therapist with many years experience.
Specializations: Deep Tissue Massage, Prenatal, Sciatic, Hot Stone Massage, and Myofascial Release

Sandy Brown, Nail Technician

Specialization: Spa Manicures, Spa Pedicures, Shellac Application, and Dips
Over 20 Years experience

Kathy Douglas, Nail Technician

Specialization: Spa Manicures, Spa Pedicures, Shellac Application, Dips and Hard Gel nails.

Specialization: Various nail services, Waxing, and Esthetics

Whitney Ouellette, Hair Designer/Cosmetologist

 Specialization: Styling, Color, and Haircuts. Including Waxing and Makeup.

Gabrielle Francisco, Hair Designer/Cosmetologist

 Specialization: Styling, Color, and Haircuts. Including Waxing and Makeup.

Mary Duman, Hair Designer/ Cosmetologist

Bonnie Helzer, Hair Designer/ Cosmetologist

Christina Giardini, Desk Assistant
Sarah Stefforia, Desk Assistant
Jennifer Hampton, Desk Assistant