Carrie brings over 25 years of spa and wellness experience to Well & Being Spa and Salon. She began her wellness journey at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona as the Corporate Director of Programming. She spent 20 years with this brand, working as the right hand of the owners and founders on program development and marketing to drive experiences and revenue opportunities. In November of 2015 Carrie moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico and became the Director of Guest Experience for Sunrise Springs, Wellness Resort & Spa where she was the leader of a startup team developing experiences focused on health and mindful living. In the years following, Carrie has been the Corporate Manager of Partnerships & Experiences for Enchantment Group and then the Principal for her own consulting firm, Carrie Kennedy Consulting. Her most recent role has been Vice President of Guest Experience and Business Development for VeraVia Integrative Wellness Retreat. Throughout her career, Carrie has facilitated the development of over 150 branded services and programs in multiple destination resorts, cruise ships, and product development from inception to manufacturing to retail.
Erik is a graduate of the American Institute of Massage Therapy in Indiana, where started his massage career at Vanis Salon and Day Spa. In 2003 Erik moved cross country to Arizona where he became a massage therapist for the Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. As a therapist for the Willow Stream spa, Erik was a treatment trainer for all the new providers. Later in his career his interest turned to management. In 2012, Erik was promoted to Treatment Manager. As Treatment Manager he took on a very important role when the Willow Stream Spa transitioned into the Well & Being Spa. Erik was put in charge of creating the new spa services, and training the staff. In 2016 Erik was promoted to Assistant Spa Director where he oversees the Well & Being operations.
With a graduate degree from Arizona School of Massage Therapy and ISSA Certification, Abdelhak is a Certified Personal Trainer with an extensive background in functional fitness, body alignment and sports conditioning. His philosophy and message are very simple: exercise and healthy eating are the best medicine! Abdelhak's personalized approach to fitness will guide you to achieve more than you ever thought possible as he takes great pride in helping people of all fitness levels achieve real and long lasting results.
Danielle is the Well & Being Spa's Lead Massage Therapist, who has been practicing massage for 16 years. Danielle has a passion for performing Cranial Sacral, Reflexology, and Aromatherapy. Danielle is has been a trainer for the spa for 3 years, and is instrumental in developing new spa services, and has been published highlighting her professional career as a massage therapist. She was recently recognized as Fairmont Scottsdale Princess' Employee of the Year.
With a Bachelors Degree in Business Tourism from the W.P. Carey School of Business at the Arizona State University, Shea also studied special events management and design in the program. While completing her degree, Shea discovered a newfound passion for spa and wellness and sought to integrate her love for business and event planning at the Well & Being Spa.