Meet the Team
All of our estheticians and massage therapist are licensed in North Carolina.
Coastal Massage & Spa strives to treat each guest with the highest levels of customer service and to provide the most luxurious spa treatments in the Wilmington area. Highly rated on Facebook, Yelp, and Google, we have earned a reputation for excellence and for offering only the highest quality spa services and exceptional customer service to our guests. From our beautiful facility to our high-quality products and experienced staff, a visit to Coastal Massage & Spa will leave you feeling relaxed and pampered.
Ready to book a massage online? You can do so here or call (910) 208-4161
J’Licca Carr, LMBT #15672
J’Licca has been practicing massage since 2014. She has many talents, and is often complimented on her ability to “listen” to her clients bodies and decipher what they need. She enjoys doing a wide range of techniques from Swedish to deep tissue massage
Jaime Abbott, LMBT #7300
Jaime received her massage therapist degree at Miller-Motte in 2006 and has been with Coastal Massage and Spa since 2014. She uses her vast knowledge of anatomy to help her clients not only understand where the pain is coming from but also to help develop a plan on how to relieve it. Using both deep tissue and therapeutic techniques, if there is a sore spot she will find it! Jaime is also trained in sinus, oncology and manual lymph drainage massage. Clients who are going through chemotherapy, or have had lymph nodes removed, need extra considerations when receiving a massage and Jaime excels in this area.
When not working, she loves to hang out with her daughter and her dogs. She loves to read and crochet too!
Jennifer Gay, LMBT #13769
Jen graduated from the College of Wilmington and has been a Massage Therapist since 2014. Joining CMS in July 2018, Jen is our lead Massage Therapist! She is known for giving ‘intuitive’ therapeutic massages. Being attuned with her clients help her identify areas they might need more work done, even if they are unaware there was tension there! The reward of giving her clients an improved quality of life is the main reason she loves massage! She is proficient in prenatal, therapeutic, hot stone, Swedish, orthopedic, facial lymphatics, deep tissue, reflexology, cupping and myofascial release. In addition, Jen loves to do body scrubs and body wraps!
Amanda Hunt, LMBT #9745
Amanda went to Gwinnett college (formerly the medical arts school) in Raleigh NC. She’s been practicing for 10 years and her favorite style of massage is relaxing Swedish/trigger point combo. Which she believes is very effective!! The best self-care advice she could give would be stretching and cold compress to muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments. Inflammation causes many issues that can be prevented with ice therapy!!
Tammie L. Callahan, LMBT #9365
Tammie went to Soothing Arts and Massage in Florida and has been practicing since 2005. She specializes in a wide range of modalities. She has certifications in Lymphatic Drainage, and Trager massage. She is also experienced in chakra balancing massage, reiki, cupping, deep tissue, myofascial release, and prenatal massage. She loves to incorporate positive energy into all of her massages.
Her hobbies include gardening, working out, kayaking, darts, travel and shopping!
Ashley Rowlings, LMBT #9942Ashley went to Miller Motte College and has been practicing for 11 years. She enjoys doing Swedish and therapeutic massage but reflexology is her favorite!Her advice for clients: “Be open with your therapist and make sure you’re on the same page beginning to end. Let your therapist know exactly what your needs are, and if you’re in pain or if the pressure is not enough. Communication is key!”
Jessika Brown, LMBT #6180
Jessika graduated from Miller-Motte College and has been practicing massage for over 17 years. She enjoys giving therapeutic/customized massages and feels they have the best benefit for the body. She likes to combine swedish with deep tissue and sports massage. She likes doing slow, firm, rhythmic motions combined with specific focuses to alleviate pain. Jessika is also trained in prenatal massage and reflexology.
Jessika’s advice is to always remember to breathe! Deep breaths will aid you during your massage and assist in relaxation.
Jessika enjoys traveling and has been to the Dominican Republic, Caribbean, and Bali. She hopes to continue traveling in the near future!
Makenzie Blake, LMBT #19865
Makenzie recently graduated from the College of Wilmington. Although, she is new to massage, she has the intuition of a seasoned therapist. She is experienced in hot stone, aromatherapy and Swedish massage. Makenzie loves to paint and do yoga and spend time with her cat.
Taylor Hamilton, LMBT #20580
Taylor is a newly licensed therapist working at Coastal Massage and Spa! She studied and graduated from Institute for massage and Bodywork Therapy in Fayetteville this past August and obtained her license shortly after. She would describe herself as medium to firm pressure therapist. She likes to do a mixture of relaxation with notes of therapeutic massage. She plans on growing and expanding her knowledge into more modalities as she settles into her career.
On a more personal note, Taylor grew up in the Southport/Oak Island area and was a competition dancer for 14 years. In her free time, she likes spending time with her family, fiancé, and listening to music.
Jasmine Addison, LMBT #11373
Jasmine received her massage therapy and bodywork license in 2011 after graduating summa cum laude from Miller-Motte College. With over a decade of hands-on experience Jasmine has provided thousands with physical therapeutic relief, but it’s the mental and emotional wellness that one can attain through massage that really lights her soul on fire! Like her personality Jasmine’s technique is calm, steady, and thorough. Her main goals are to provide a safe and comfortable environment for ALL bodies, bringing body awareness to the forefront and remind her clients that slowing down is beneficial to their overall health and wellbeing.
1. Jasmine and her partner Aaron enjoy taking their feisty feline to local coffee shops.
2. She’ll never turn down a donut from The Donut Inn.
3. Loves herself some trashy reality TV!
Micki O’Malley, LMBT #14864
When Micki moved to Wilmington in 2014, she left behind a career in nutrition and food safety to begin an “encore” career in massage therapy.
She graduated in 2015 from the College of Wilmington and has enjoyed meeting new people and learning new techniques every year since. Micki has witnessed how massage therapy can benefit the mind, body, and soul and is an advocate of holistic health. Her favorite style of massage blends Swedish relaxation techniques with heat and myofacial release. Micki has a passion for creating works using fabrics and yarn.
She likes to travel, and she shares her life with her husband, 4 children, 7 grandchildren, and numerous fur babies, the latest being an energetic Border Collie she calls her “exercise buddy”.
NEW! Jennifer Lanzetti, LMBT #14210Jenn comes to Coastal Massage & Spa fresh from New Jersey, where she had been a licensed massage therapist for 13 years. She spent 11 years at a physical therapy center specializing in neck and spine. Through the guidance of physical therapists and chiropractors, she learned how to help those recovering from surgical procedures and found her own specialties: deep tissue, cupping, and sports massage (especially related to neck and spine!) She has worked with marathoners, professional athletes, amputees, and paralysis rehabilitation.Jenn is a dog lover. She communicates with local shelters to assist in adoptions and fosters for dogs and cats. She believes in being in the moment. She loves music and dancing. To her, there is nothing better than hearing a great song and being able to let go, be silly, and have fun. Life is too short for anything else.
Nick Torchio, LMBT #18023
Nick, a graduate of College of Wilmington, has been an LMBT for 5 years and specializes in therapeutic and sports massage. Anytime a client can leave feeling better than when they arrived, he feels accomplished. A client who has site specific work that needs to be done will always find relief through his work.
Nick’s modalities will be expanding in the near future to offer a wider array of techniques.
While Nick isn’t working he is usually reading books ( a lot of books), playing with his cats, or playing table top games.
Susan Barnes, Licensed Esthetician #14882
Susan is a North Carolina native and 1987 graduate of UNCW with a degree in Marketing. Her lifelong passion for skincare led her to pursue a career in Esthetics. She received her degree from CFCC in 2013 and has worked with Coastal Massage and Spa since 2018.
Susan is well known for her facial massages, which include a combination of effleurage and pressure point work around the eyes and nose. She also enjoys waxing, especially eyebrow contours. If you want an experienced esthetician who genuinely cares about her client’s needs and is professional in manner, Susan is your girl!
Elizabeth Cottle, Licensed Esthetician #20491
Elizabeth is a true local and loves calling Wilmington her home. She obtained her esthetics license at Cape Fear Community College in 2018, but the art of esthetics was calling her name long before. Her mom is a teacher for cosmetology, so Elizabeth grew up in a spa setting and had her first facial on her 9th birthday. From that point on, her love for skincare grew. She now loves providing her clients with proper skincare, which can boost their confidence after just one appointment. Elizabeth specializes in brows, lashes, advanced skin care treatments, and relaxing facials. She is a very personable esthetician and is knowledgeable about PCA and Sorella, the skincare lines carried at Coastal Massage & Spa. Come in and see Elizabeth to start your skincare and confidence journey.
Joanna Sadej, Licensed Esthetician #17748
In 2016, Joanna graduated from CFCC with a degree in Esthetics and joined CMS in 2018. After finding solutions to her own skincare concerns through regular facials, Joanna wanted to help others experiencing similar problems. As well as her love for make-up, it was an easy career choice for her. She now enjoys helping her clients achieve their optimal skincare. She is proficient with hydrafacials and body treatments.
*Hobbies: as a former professional ballerina her love for dance has maintained. She wants to take ballroom and Latin dance classes! She also loves her two golden retrievers. Traveling is another passion: she loved Italy, and really wants to explore Singapore or Australia next! And speaks 3 languages!
Lily Hillard, Licensed Esthetician #21634
Lily has always had a passion for skincare and wellness since she was younger. She graduated from Cape Fear Community College with an esthetics technology degree in 2020. A few years later, she continued her education and got her medical esthetics license in microneedling and laser skin treatments. She likes to make each client feel at home and relaxed, while educating them on skincare.
She has a variety of hobbies such as making jewelry, yoga and traveling.
NEW! Hailey Ennis, Licensed Esthetician #18219
Introducing our Newest Esthetician, Your Skincare Expert Hailey Ennis, a seasoned esthetician with a passion for enhancing natural beauty. Hailey’s journey in the world of skincare began at the AVEDA Institute in Denver, CO, where she graduated in 2017. Since then, her dedication to the craft has taken her across the globe, including a transformative five years in the vibrant beauty scene of Sydney, Australia.
Her heart lies in the art of skincare, specializing in advanced anti-aging treatments that reveal your youthful radiance. Hailey’s gentle touch and expertise in facial massage and facial reflexology, will leave you feeling rejuvenated and relaxed.
Grace Coder, Licensed Esthetician #20588
Grace attended the Denver School of Botanical & Medical Aesthetics in 2016. Following a 3 month internship at a spa in downtown Denver, she received her Esthetician License in 2017. Grace found her way to esthetics through her passions for healing modalities and science education.
She has an affinity for client education, as well as facial massage and acne treatments. Since moving to Wilmington in 2019, she has enjoyed learning how different climates affect skin care! For fun Grace loves doing crossword puzzles, baking and dancing to Patsy Cline!
Coastal Massage & Spa strives to treat each guest with the highest levels of customer service and to provide the most luxurious spa treatments in the Wilmington area. Highly rated on Facebook, Yelp, and Google, we have earned a reputation for excellence and for offering only the highest quality spa services and exceptional customer service to our guests. From our beautiful facility to our high-quality products and experienced staff, a visit to Coastal Massage & Spa will leave you feeling relaxed and pampered.Ready to book a massage online? You can do so here or call (910) 208-4161