Our Team

Balance Spa

Balance Spa has the most talented licensed massage therapists and skin care specialists of any Boca Raton spa! Our staff is not only knowledgeable, they are truly passionate in their chosen career and this comes through in their services. Unlike at some Boca Raton spas, our staff of skilled and diverse experts enjoy the freedom to adapt each service to truly meet your personal needs.  Our therapists will provide you with a private and appropriate setting during each visit, ensuring you have great experience every time you are with us. Read through their bios below and find the perfect therapist for you. In Boca Raton massage therapy is best at Balance Spa!

Spa Manager

Mary Abraham

Spa Manager

Mary has been in the Hospitality industry since 1999.

She is dual licensed as a massage therapist and esthetician, as well as having years of experience in Hospitality and Spa Management.

Mary’s attention to detail and enjoyment in bringing the best experience to all of her clientele make her a valuable addition to our Balance Spa community.

Carolyn Krome

Carolyn Krome

Skin Care Specialist – FB9758448

Licensed Skin Care Specialist since 2000. Specialties include: Skincare treatments for all skin types/conditions, corrective peels, microdermabrasion, micro-needling, dermaplaning, ultrasound therapy, LED light therapy and many other modalities.

Carolyn comes to Balance Spa with an extensive background working as an esthetician in dermatology and plastic surgery practices, as well as some of the top luxury spas in the country. She has vast experience in a multitude of skincare services and products. One of the most rewarding aspects of her career has been mentoring estheticians just starting out in the industry.

Carolyn attended the Rizzieri Aveda School in Marlton, NJ which provided her with an initial foundation as a skin care specialist. She then launched her career as an aesthetician with one of the leading cosmetic dermatologists on the east coast. This is where she received valuable advanced training in all aspects of her field.

With Carolyn’s results oriented approach and masterful spa touch, you are sure to leave Balance Spa radiant and relaxed.

Skin Care Specialist

Julia Vandalsem

Skin Care Specialist – FB 9757828

Licensed since 2017. Specialties include: Skin Care Treatments (all skin types/conditions), Microdermabrasion, Peels, Body Treatments and Waxing.

Originally from Russia, Julia emigrated to the US in 2012.  She enjoys working with people and started her career in the US at Saks 5th Avenue and Nordstrom in a fast paced and customer-centric retail environment.  As she began learning more about skin care, she realized what a hidden passion this was for her.  After attaining her Facial Specialist license from the Boca Beauty Academy in January, 2017 she jumped right into her new career, gaining valuable experience.  Julia she loves making people feel welcome, cared for and comfortable.  Seeing happy clients with glowing and healthy skin after a thorough facial treatment is what she finds extremely rewarding!

Julia enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with daily workouts and long walks on the beach.

Kristi Tait Licensed Massage Therapist

Kristi Tait

Licensed Massage Therapist – MA93871

Licensed Massage Therapist since 2007. Specialties include:  Swedish and Deep Tissue massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Reflexology and Pre-Natal Massage.

Kristi, classically trained in massage therapy and chiropractic, blends her knowledge and training to create a unique massage experience.

After practicing massage for 5 years, Kristi decided to expand her knowledge of the human body and healing by studying the art of chiropractic. Studying various healing modalities has shown her that healing can come in many different forms. She is passionate about helping people and sees bodywork and healing as a dynamic and ever changing experience. Kristi continues to practice massage therapy as a way to further connect with her clients.

Alexandra Lopez Massage Therapist

Alexandra Lopez

Licensed Massage Therapist – MA91018

Licensed Massage Therapist since 2005. Specialties include: Lymphatic Drainage Therapy,
painlessly breaking up restrictions and restoring function with a combination of Trigger Point
Therapy, Breathwork, Lympho-Fascial Release and working with the body’s Myofascial
Meridians.

Alexandra is originally from Northern Virginia, and has an extensive background in healthcare and medical research. Her passion has always been understanding the connection between our thoughts and energy and how this affects out bodies and our health. She has a Bachelors degree in Biology and Psychology from George Mason University and worked at NIH in Bethesda as research assistant and clinical coordinator within the psychoneuroimmunology department.

Eventually, in an effort to heal herself from autoimmune diseases, she discovered the holistic benefits of massage. This led to her graduating from the Edgar Cayce /Harold Reilly School of Holistic Massage Therapy in Virginia Beach in 2005. This is where she learned that true healing is an inside job and massage therapy is a wonderful tool that can help reconnect the bodymind to facilitate healing. She has since worked at many spas in Las Vegas and Washington DC as well as spent several years working in a physical therapy practice. Her specialties include helping people free themselves of restrictions painlessly, by combining Lympho-Fascial Release, trigger point therapy, breath work and working with the body’s Myofascial Meridians.

Spencer Amaral Massage Therapist

Spencer Amaral

Licensed Massage Therapist – MA43837

Licensed Massage Therapist since 2004. Specialties include deep tissue massage and pain relief for clients with demanding lifestyles. Whether that means a professional athlete or spending many hours a day working at a desk.  Spencer has experience and education to help bring you back into Balance.

At the age of 18 Spencer realized his passion for the amazing skill of massage and that same year, he achieved his license to practice. Working his first few jobs at physical therapy offices and chiropractors, he sharpened his skills in discovering the subtle dysfunctions of the body and what to do to remedy them. 

He then worked at an Aveda Spa for a few years until they closed and subsequently at a massage clinic for almost a decade.  In 2016 Spencer attained certification as a vinyasa yoga instructor and ISSA certified personal trainer.  This provided him the education and understanding to educate his massage clients in the importance of self care.

His passion for bodywork continues to grow daily with seemingly no end in sight!

Spa Coordinator

Jennifer Burns

Spa Coordinator

Originally from the mid-west, Jennifer has made her way south to experience all that the Florida sun has to offer!  She first discovered Balance Spa as a client and loved it so much she decided to join the team!

She enjoys all things self-care- from spa treatments to fashion to culinary arts, and everything in between!

She keeps herself current by researching and testing the latest products for all skin types but finds the middle-aged skin most interesting. Jennifer believes that skin care routine and treatments are the key to a brighter face and attitude!

Spa Coordinator

Rozy McCurly

Spa Coordinator

Originally from Milwaukee, Rozy started working in a multi-rewarded spas in 2010.

She enjoys holistic and natural remedies to a happier and better-quality life.  Rozy and her husband moved to Florida in 2017.  She is a new mama to a beautiful son.  In their free time, they enjoy family trips and bike rides.  One of her favorite things about customer service is connecting with clients through experiences and understanding their needs.