Lisa Villanueva-Brachacek was born in Belize City, Belize, C.A. and began her career in the healing arts in 1995 with her License and Certification in Cosmetology from Sheridan Vocational Centre in Hollywood, Florida, USA.
Her interest in energy healing and massage led her to advance her training and skills in the field of Spa Therapy and earned her Certification at the Pevonia School of Massage in Cancun, Mexico in 1997.
Establishing herself as manager of the spa/salon in the award-winning boutique luxury hotel, Casa Turquesa in Cancun, Lisa quickly excelled through her love of people and hands on abilities. She later created and operated two full service salons in Belize, one in Placencia and another in Belize City. Her passion and natural aptitude for the healing arts led her to Canada to continue her education at the highly accredited Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage in Vancouver, B.C., where she received her Diploma with Honors in Spa Therapy in 2010.
Lisa's solid background in all aspects of Massage, Spa Therapy, Cosmetology, and Spa/Salon Management has led her to her current position as Head Training Instructor at the Holistic School of Massage & Spa Therapy, Belize City, Belize C.A. Lisa believes that a bodyworkers training is always ongoing. She is currently fluent in; Swedish Relaxation Massage, Deep-Tissue, Aromatherapy, Ayurvedic Treatments, Reflexology, Deep-Flow technique, Hydro Therapy, Body Wraps, Facials, Joint Release, Hot Stone, Shiatsu, Cosmetology and Nail Technician techniques.
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