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Meet Our Therapists

Intuitive Service

Designed to Pamper, Relax, and Inspire

Our therapists come from a variety of backgrounds, have extensive training in their fields, and share a true passion for exceeding guest expectations. We provide our clients with ultimate customer service in all that we do. We want your visit to The Spa at Costa d'Este to be a unique and a relaxing one.

Megan De Souza

Spa Director

Megan De Souza gratuated with an Associate's Degree in Business and Esthetician license in  Maine. After deciding it was time for a change of weather she packed up her car and moved to sunny Florida. She began working as an Eesthetician at The Spa at Costa d'Este when it first opened in 2008.  Since then, Megan has received her massage therapist license specializing in Ashiatsu, nail technician license, and is The SPA Director. She currently resides in Vero Beach with her husband and "fur-baby" dog, Pele. They hope to retire and move to Brazil one day.

 "We are an extraordinary international spa team with undeniable talent!"  -Megan De Souza 

Tiffany De Bruyn

Senior Spa Supervisor

Tiffany graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Business from Michigan State University.  Through college she worked at a local salon and fell in love with both the industry and atmosphere of the salon/spa world.  After almost 7 years at the salon she decided to pack her bags and head to Florida on a new adventure.  As a "Michigander," Tiffany loves every minute of the Florida sunshine!

Yilly Soto

Spa Coordinator

Yilly was born in Barranquilla, Columbia and moved to the United States with her family at the age of 3. She began at Costa d’Este Beach Resort and Spa as a Guest Service Agent and is now applying her skills and customer service in The Spa. She has a background in Cosmetology, and has worked at various salons and spas around the area. She enjoys relaxing at the beach or going to the movies on her time off. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Josie Diaz-Garcia

Spa Supervisor / Cosmetologist

Josie started her career as a licensed Cosmetologist in Illinois. She moved to Florida in 2009 and began working at The SPA as the receptionist. She returned to Illinois and began working at our sister property, Eaglewood Resort and Spa. By 2011, she and her family relocated to Palm Bay, Florida and she returned to The SPA at Costa d’Este. Josie ultimately realized that The SPA was her place of zen...why not make it yours? Josie is bilingual and speaks both English and Spanish.

Cathi Nalzaro

Licensed Massage Therapist / Esthetican / Nail Technician

Cathi Nalzaro began her career in the spa industry in 1999 as a salon associate for Vito Mazza Salon and Spa in Woodbridge, New Jersey. After becoming a licensed cosmetologist, her main focus soon became being a facial specialist for the Australian organic skin care company, Jurlique. There, she became a trainer for the company as well as spa manager for their Short Hills, New Jersey location. In 2006, Cathi moved to Vero Beach, Florida and became a licensed full specialist (facials and nails). After working as an independent operator, she was employed by The SPA at Costa d’Este in 2010. In 2012, Cathi became a licensed massage therapist, making her a “triple threat” in the spa. In addition to her multiple licensing, she is also certified in Brazilian wax technique.

Cathi received her post-graduate education at the Dermal Institute in New York in skin analysis and treatment of rosacea and sensitized skin. Career highlights within the spa industry include being a hair assistant, spa consultant, facial specialist, product/treatment trainer, spa manager, marketing assistant, nail tech and LMT. Cathi’s personal mission statement is to provide above and beyond excellent customer service and impart invaluable personal care and education to every client.

Jill Pollock

Licensed Massage Therapist

Jill is a native Vero Beacher.  After a career as a stained glass artist she chose a new path as a massage therapist as a way to relieve peoples everyday stress and overworked bodies.  Jill has been a liscensed massage therapist for ten years.  Working on the feet is her specialty.

Sabrina Nicholas

Licensed Massage Therapist / Cosmetologist

Sabrina moved to Florida as a child and grew up in Delray Beach.  She has lived on Florida's Emerald Coast, on Florida's West Coast and in South Florida, including Miami and Key Largo.  She moved to Vero Beach in 2013 to be closer to her large extended family.  She enjoys living in Vero Beach's charming original town neighborhood with her two daughters, two dogs and two cats.

Sabrina has been a licensed Cosmetologist for more than twenty years and enjoys all aspects of this varied profession.   She has been a Certified Member of Associated Skin Care Professionals since 2011. Sabrina is also a Licensed Massage Therapist and a Body Wrapper.  She is certified in ETPS Neuromechanical Therapy, is a Level III Reiki Practitioner and a Level V Bhakti Certified Practitioner.  She has been a member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals since 2009.

Ariana I Politron

Licensed Massage Therapist

After years of cold weather from Chicago, Illinois and Cincinnati, Ohio, Ariana moved to Florida with her family. She received her Associates Degree from Miami Dade College in Liberal Arts. Always interested in a career in Massage Therapy, she enrolled at the Beauty and Massage Institute of Vero Beach and graduated in 2010. She has also taken courses in Reflexology and likes to incorporate it into her massages. She is currently studying at the Academy of Cosmetology to be a Full Specialist. Ariana is looking forward to being a "Triple Threat" at the spa. Ariana is also Bilingual and speaks both English and Spanish.

Leslie Walstrum

Licensed Massage Therapist

Leslie has been doing massage since January 2011. She has worked in spa settings before, as well as, working with a chiropractor. She genuinely enjoys helping other people. She feels working in a spa setting is a perfect opportunity to help others relax and let go of the everyday stresses of life. She would ultimately like to teach massage to others. Born in Louisiana she has lived all over the south east including but not limited to: Virginia, Georgia, and various parts of Florida.

Angelica Gregor

Nail Technician / Spa Host

Angelica grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and relocated to Vero Beach, Florida in 2006.  She received her nail technician license in 2009 and is currently enrolled at Indian River State College working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in biology.  She is a mother to daughter Willow.  In her spare time she loves to read and sing.

Lisa Parsons

Licensed Massage Therapist / Esthetician

Lisa started her career as an Esthetician, graduating from Florida College of Natural Health in 2002. After some time she advanced in her career and graduated as a Licensed Massage Therapist from the Academy of Cosmetology in Merritt Island, FL.

Lisa has worked in various spas including Imperial Salon and Spa in Suntree, Florida and Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa in Miami Beach, Florida where she had the opportunity to learn and grow in a resort spa atmosphere. After a few years in the "hustle and bustle" of Miami, her family moved to Fort Pierce for a better environment. Lisa is happy to be welcomed at The Spa at Costa d' Este Beach Resort where she can continue to be a part of a nurturing group of professionals.

Anna Apostolides

Licensed Massage Therapist / Esthetician

Since receiving her massage license in 2010, Anna has worked in a variety of settings from medical to spa.  She also received a skincare license in 2012 and enjoys incorporating both sets of skills to create her own unique style.  Anna lives in Fort Pierce with her fiancé and daughter.  She enjoys spending time with her family, yoga and reading.

 Alex Kuh

Pool Concierge

Alex was born and raised in Vero Beach. She graduated with AP & Honors from Vero Beach High School in 2012. Alex began working at Costa the summer of 2013 as a part time pool concierge. Currently she is attending Byran College in Dayton, TN where she plays on the women's soccer team. While at Bryan College she is majoring in Exercise and Health Science, when she completes her degree she plans to go to physical therapy school. 

Lumin Welch

Spa Host / Pool Concierge

Lumin was born and raised in Vero Beach Florida.  Lumin came upon The Spa at Costa d’ Este Beach Resort through her schools job shadowing program and fell in love. She loves to horse back ride and travel all around the world. She graduated high school in 2014 and is now working toward her cosmetology and massage license. 

Michelle Ciemko

Pool Concierge

Michelle was raised in Vero Beach, Florida where she enjoys the beach and “small town” feel.She graduated high school in 2013 and is pursuing a career in the spa industry.

Jerzi Nalzaro 

Pool Concierge

Jerzi Nalzaro moved to Vero Beach, FL from New Jersey in 2006. In 2012 she has received her Associate of Arts degree, and she also plans to enter a nursing program to achieve her Associate of Science degree. Growing up, Jerzi had an interest in cosmetology and the spa industry.  Her ultimate goal is to become a registered nurse, a licensed cosmetologist, and to pursue a career in medical aesthetics. Eventually, she also wants to volunteer on medical missions in the Philippines.

Chris Skidmore

Pool Concierge

Chris was born and raised in Vero Beach, Florida. He studied business management supervision at the high school level and plans to continue his education in that area. His goal is to use his education and experience in the hospitality field to one day become a hotel manager. He believes working at Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa is the perfect beginning for his career, and that it has already provided him with new opportunities and exposure to various departments in the hotel.

Outside of work Chris enjoys, writing, drawing, socializing and learning about different cultures. His favorite hobby is taking care of his new car and learning about cars in general. He travels whenever possible and has been able to visit a variety of cities throughout the wonderful state of Florida.