Owner - Hairstylist
“We strive to provide the very best salon and spa experience to those who expect nothing less. I am very proud of each of our salon and spa family members.”
Founder and Owner of Josephine’s Salon & Spa, Josephine has been a licensed professional cosmetologist for over 47 years. During her career she has seen all aspects of the salon and spa industry. A noted colorist who also holds a cosmetology teaching degree, Josephine has comprised a team of well-trained professionals committed to providing the very best in personalized customer design and care.
“I love our work environment. All of us make sure that the customer’s experience is a wonderful one.”
Heather has been part of the Josephine’s Salon & Spa family for over 10 years and now serves as our General Manager. Her customer service skills, together with her deep understanding of our salon and spa, will help ensure that each of our fabulous clients will enjoy the wonderful salon and spa experience they expect and deserve.
Front Desk Receptionist
“I am passionate about maintaining good health and spending time with my husband. The inclusive and friendly environment at Josephine’s is an excellent fit. I look forward to making sure that each client has the best experience possible.”
Janelle joins our Salon & Spa Family as an important member of our front desk team. Blessed with excellent communication and analytical skills, Janelle’s pleasant people-oriented personality insures that each client’s experience with us will be the best that it can be. We are, indeed, fortunate to include her as part of our family!
“I love what I do and I love family--which is why working at Josephine’s Salon & Spa is so wonderful. We are one big family here.”
Originally from Michigan, Nicole is another long-time member of our Salon & Spa family. Licensed in Florida, she has been a stylist & nail tech for over 11 yrs. As our nail room Team Leader, Nicole insures that each client receives impeccable service. Along with her young family, her practice continues to grow as she consistently displays her professional skills both as a stylist and a nail technician.
“Styling hair is an art and being an artist is a challenge.”
A stylist for over 34 years, Gloria brings valuable experience and insight to our salon family. Licensed in Florida, she prides herself as able to perform precision haircuts on any type of hair. She specializes in colors, highlights and lowlights. Her longevity and passion speak to the commitment she has for her profession.
“Leadership, talent and continuing education sets our salon apart from all others.”
A licensed stylist in Florida for over 32 years, Judy has been a valued team member for the last 10 years. Her attention to detail and commitment ensures complete customer satisfaction. She knows that every customer is unique and expects high quality individual treatment.
“I've been a hairstylist for 20 years and have always enjoyed understanding and working with my clients.”
Mel joins Josephine’s Hair Salon as a hairstylist with a wealth of experience-all of it in the Venice & Englewood area. A talented hairstylist for over 22 years, Mel has a deep background in cuts, color and Keratin. We are indeed fortunate to have her as part of our Salon & Spa Family!
“I love being a hairstylist. It is truly what I feel I am here to do and a wonderful feeling to hear my clients say: ‘I love it'."
A licensed cosmetologist since 2003, Jessica possesses a wealth of experience. Her easy-going personality allows her to listen to her clients and then use her creative and artistic talents to provide just the right cut and color. We are delighted to include Jessica in our Salon & Spa Family!
Holly M. Tolino
“Beauty is hard to describe, but easy to recognize.”
A graduate of the Graham Webb Academy of Hair, Holly joins us as a talented stylist with a wealth of experience. Skilled in special occasion hair and make-up, Holly also performed as an Aquage Platform Artist and is a color specialist. Combining her skill-sets with her enthusiasm for the beauty industry and background as one who taught hair color, we are indeed fortunate to include her in our Salon and Spa Family!
Hairstylist/Massage Therapist, LMT Lic. # MA 90624
“I have a passion for the beauty industry. Whether it’s doing hair or massage, I enjoy helping people feel better.”
Growing up in a salon environment run by her mother, Tatiana possesses a keen understanding of the beauty industry. As a hair stylist she specializes in hair extensions, cuts and color and certified also as a massage therapist, she offers a wide array of therapeutic skill sets—all geared toward providing the client the very best experience that she can offer. We are very pleased to include Tatiana as a member of our Salon & Spa Family!
Massage Therapist/Esthetician, LMT Lic. # MA 13864; Spa Manager
“It is wonderful to know that I am working at the very best and only spa, salon and boutique of it's kind in this entire area! Helping my clients relax, unwind, reduce pain and feel wonderful upon leaving Josephine's bring me joy.”
Licensed as a massage therapist since 1992 and in skin care since 1999, Kelly provides a strong & thorough massage using trigger point, myofascial and intuition techniques to help her clients unwind, release & relax. Experienced in aromatherapy, reflexology and Reiki, she is also a certified prenatal massage therapist. We are indeed fortunate to have her serve as our Spa Manager and to include her as a part of our Salon & Spa Family!
Massage Therapist, LMT Lic. # MA 79216
“I derive my passion for this profession knowing that, through massage, I am able to improve the lives of my clients.”
Dan comes to us from the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy with uniformly high reviews for his professionalism, his care in providing treatments that are tailored to each individual client and his calm and soothing mannerism. Dan is a proven professional and we are very happy to include him as part of our Salon & Spa Family!
Calshaun “Shaun” Gagni
Massage Therapist, LMT Lic. # MA 91925
“To keep our body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our minds clear.”
A graduate of the Sarasota School of Massage, Shaun comes to us, not only with his infectious smile and personality, but busting with talent as well! With vast experience as an Army medic, a health care provider and a nationally registered EMT, Shaun is well versed in dealing with various body types. As dedicated massage therapist, he draws on his training and experience to better serve his clients’ well being. Skilled in different massage modalities, Shaun customizes his treatments for each client’s needs. We are indeed fortunate to include Shaun as a member of our Salon & Spa Family!
“I love expressing my creativity by working with nails. It is truly a joy to see my clients so pleasantly surprised.”
Angie joins our Salon and Spa Family as a graduate of American Institute and has been licensed since 2013. An experienced and talented nail specialist, she is working on entirely new nail art lines exclusively available at our Salon. A dedicated professional, Angie exudes a passion rarely seen and loves to see her clients leave with a smile.
“Beauty does, indeed, come from the inside; but sometimes outward beauty needs a little help from a great esthetician! I am proud to be part of the team at Josephine’s Salon & Spa!”
With almost 20 years of experience Evis has worked in some of the most exclusive resorts and spas in South Florida. She is passionate and eager to be your esthetician and to pamper and advise you on a skin care regimen that will make you feel your best! Fluent in English and Spanish, she is gifted with a people-oriented personality. We are indeed lucky to include Evis as a member of our Salon & Spa Family!
“I love the family, yet professional, atmosphere at Josephine’s which makes it easy to display my passion as an esthetician and to delivery satisfying results for my clients!”
Licensed as an esthetician since 2015 Stacey has experienced a broad range of the beauty industry including even owning her own spa. In addition to her infectious personality, Stacey’s skill sets include an array of facials, peels, therapeutic touch, acne and cellulite treatments and waxing. We are delighted to include her in our Salon & Spa Family!!
“I love doing nails and enjoy helping my clients look and feel their best!”
Reneé joins us as a nail technician with a wealth of experience specializing in all natural nail care. She counts manicures and pedicures in her talent arsenal, of-course, but also includes nail art, nail repair, French polish application, gel nail application and is a certified CND Shellac professional. She has spent her professional career in a salon and spa environment. Reneé is a true talent and we are very please, indeed, to list her among our Salon & Spa Family!
“The time I spend with my clients is very rewarding and special.”
A long-time nail technician, Lisa brings a wealth of experience to our nail room. With a background working in medical environments, in addition to her skill-sets, she adds an element of sensitivity and understanding which our clients are sure to appreciate. We are, indeed, proud to include her as a member of our Salon & Spa family!