Our Management Team
Peter Ochsner - Founder
Peter Ochsner, founder of Essential Therapies, has retired from doing massage as of January 2016 but will continue working part-time as an administrator at the spa.
Judie Ochsner, Peter’s other half, works part-time at the spa booking appointments and keeping us organized.
Front Desk Managers
Izabela is our Front Desk Manager. She graduated with 1200 hours of training from Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics, in both medical esthetics and spa therapy. Izabela specializes in relaxing facial treatments, waxing, and wet room treatments. She is also trained in microdermabrasion, and most recently she received her pedicure license . Izabela also has a passion for makeup artistry. She loves making others feel good about themselves.
Michele B. is Izabela's right-hand woman. Michele first started working at the front desk at the spa in February 2017 and has since completed her Aesthetics training at Spa Tech Institute in Westboro MA. She also has an associate's degree in Applied Sciences from Mt. Ida College. Michele enjoyed being a stay at home mom for 17 years and is very thankful that Essential Therapies came into her life. It's never too late to start something new! Michele does facials and waxing and enjoys sharing her passion for wellness and self-care.
Michelle is our Esthetics Manager. She received her aesthetics training at Assabet Valley Tech and has a nail technician license from Rob Roy Academy. Michelle is also certified in Reiki I. Michelle does facials, waxing, wet room treatments and pedicures. She is also trained to do microdermabrasion and laser hair removal. She loves her job, and she enjoys helping people relax. Michelle brings a warm personality & a wonderful sense of humor to her sessions.
Dannielle is our Massage Manager. She enjoys giving a quiet, relaxing massage. Her aim is to reduce pain and tension in the body through the use of heat pads, hot stones, and gentle stretching. Dannielle's pressure ranges from light to deep, and her treatments encompass multiple modalities and deliberate touch to tailor each session to her clients' needs.
Front Desk Staff
Izabela, Daniella, Michele, Tina, Ginny and Grace are our Front Desk Staff. They do much of the booking of appointments, greeting of clients and keeping us all organized, while keeping the spa clean and running smoothly.