meet the staff

Patrice vonMetzger

Owner

Patrice is the driving force behind Sunflower Spa. “My passion is to bring the best of wellness, self-care and anti-aging treatments and services to the Longmont community,” says Patrice. To support this passion, Patrice has hired an amazing team of vibrant, talented and committed professionals that bring the best welcoming and rejuvenating experiences to every guest.

Patrice is also dedicated to supporting local nonprofits to improve the community. Sunflower Spa is proud to be a supporter of A Woman’s Work, Longmont Humane Society, and TLC Learning Center (formerly Tiny Tim).

 

    staff by specialty

      Julie Meyer

      Spa Experience Manager

      Julie has a background in customer service working with Starbucks and Motorola. She joined Sunflower Spa in 2011. Julie creates a welcoming spa experience for every client when they first walk through the door. She loves music, skiing, and spending time with her family.

      “My favorite treatments are Hydrafacials and Shellac® manicures!”

       

          Theresa Spires

          Nutritionist & Administrative Support

          Bio coming soon!

              Danny Craig

              MediSpa Nurse & Esthetician

              Danny is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University and has been a practicing esthetician in the Denver/Boulder metro area since 1996. She also attended the Front Range Practical Nursing program and graduated in 2013. Danny is a Licensed Practical Nurse by the State of Colorado and provides advanced medical spa services. Her passion for skin care stems from her own love of the natural beauty of Colorado.

              What is your specialty?
              “I specialize in working with clients on results-oriented skin care that focuses on their individual areas of concern including acne, hyperpigmentation, sun damage and also the normal aging process of skin.”

                  Melanie Fehler

                  Esthetician

                  Melanie graduated from Sharon Doran’s Academy with a Cosmetology license in 1999. She also has a Paramedical Esthetics license, and is certified for chemical resurfacing, Microdermabrasion, and Hydrafacials. Melanie has worked at Sunflower Spa since 2014. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband, three children and their pug.

                  What is your specialty?
                  “My favorite treatment to perform is the Hydrafacial. I love seeing the changes in the skin with each session and watching the confidence clients feel after completing a series.”

                      Chárutá AhMaiua

                      Massage Therapist

                      Bio coming soon!

                          Jen Haley

                          Massage Therapist

                          Bio coming soon!

                              Rose Cardella

                              Nail Technician

                              Rose graduated from the Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy in Santa Monica, California. She joined Sunflower Spa in 2017 and has been providing nail and hair services since 2011. She also works at Ciao Bella Hair Studio as a hairstylist.

                              What is your specialty?
                              “Giving a strong foot massage as well as callus removal is what I’m best at, and I also do excellent french manicures.”

                                  Cassie Cilli

                                  Nail Technician

                                  Cassie graduated from Hair Dynamics in Ft. Collins. She has been with Sunflower Spa since 2016 and in the industry since 2009. Prior to working at Sunflower, she worked at Ten20 in Boulder for over 6 years.

                                  What is your specialty?
                                  “My true specialty is being a great listener and I have a gentle touch.”

                                      Kait Harper

                                      Nail Technician

                                      Kait graduated from Longs Peak Academy with a certificate in Cosmetology. She has been providing nail care for 7 years and joined Sunflower Spa in 2017. Kait has one kiddo and another one on the way!

                                      What is your specialty?
                                      “I love doing Shellac manicures, it suits my perfectionist nature.”

                                          Sung Hilaire

                                          Esthetician & Nail Technician

                                          Sung graduated from the Inner State Beauty School in Lyndhurst, Ohio, and is a Shellac® certified pro. She has been at Sunflower Spa since 2007 and prior to that worked for 10 years at Tanglewood Hairdressers in Ohio. In her free time, Sung likes to go hiking and snowshoeing with her husband and their dog.

                                          What is your specialty?
                                          “I like everything, but my focus is on facials, waxing, and nails.”

                                              Keva Tech

                                              Nail Technician

                                              Keva graduated from Empire Beauty School in Moosic, PA, with a certificate in cosmetology. She also studied massage from McCann School of Business in Scranton. Keva has been providing nail care since 2010 and joined Sunflower Spa in 2017. She enjoys spending time with her husband watching movies, going to concerts, and traveling. Keva is also a Disney fanatic.

                                              What is your specialty?
                                              “I love doing pedicures and specialize in nail art and reflexology.”

                                                  Vivian Wong

                                                  Nail Technician

                                                  Vivan graduated from the Beauty Institute and Spa and is a Shellac® certified pro. She’s been at Sunflower Spa since 2013. Vivan’s lived in Longmont for 4 years and has 3 Miniature Schnauzers. She loves to shop and enjoys cooking.

                                                  What is your specialty?
                                                  “Nail care…from pedicures and Shellac® manicures to nail art…I enjoy providing each and every nail treatment”

                                                      Danny Craig

                                                      MediSpa Nurse & Esthetician

                                                      Danny is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University and has been a practicing esthetician in the Denver/Boulder metro area since 1996. She also attended the Front Range Practical Nursing program and graduated in 2013. Danny is a Licensed Practical Nurse by the State of Colorado and provides advanced medical spa services. Her passion for skin care stems from her own love of the natural beauty of Colorado.

                                                      What is your specialty?
                                                      “I specialize in working with clients on results-oriented skin care that focuses on their individual areas of concern including acne, hyperpigmentation, sun damage and also the normal aging process of skin.”

                                                          Heather Derksen

                                                          Esthetician

                                                          Heather attended CSU and received her esthetics training from IBMC. She’s been a professional make-up artist for 15 years and joined the Sunflower Spa team in 2016. Other than being a self-proclaimed beauty junky, Heather loves to dance and would do it every day.

                                                          What is your specialty?
                                                          “Any treatment that helps the overall health of the skin. My background with make-up has led me to understand how important taking care of one’s skin truly is.”

                                                              Chelsea DoDero

                                                              Esthetician

                                                              Chelsea graduated from Hair Dynamics in Ft. Collins, CO. She has been at Sunflower since November 2016. In her free time, Chelsea loves doing DIY crafts.

                                                              What is your specialty?
                                                              “I love making clients look and feel beautiful. My favorite treatment is a chemical peel. They are very effective treatments and leave your skin looking so fresh.”

                                                                  Melanie Fehler

                                                                  Esthetician

                                                                  Melanie graduated from Sharon Doran’s Academy with a Cosmetology license in 1999. She also has a Paramedical Esthetics license, and is certified for chemical resurfacing, Microdermabrasion, and Hydrafacials. Melanie has worked at Sunflower Spa since 2014. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband, three children and their pug.

                                                                  What is your specialty?
                                                                  “My favorite treatment to perform is the Hydrafacial. I love seeing the changes in the skin with each session and watching the confidence clients feel after completing a series.”

                                                                      Sung Hilaire

                                                                      Esthetician & Nail Technician

                                                                      Sung graduated from the Inner State Beauty School in Lyndhurst, Ohio, and is a Shellac® certified pro. She has been at Sunflower Spa since 2007 and prior to that worked for 10 years at Tanglewood Hairdressers in Ohio. In her free time, Sung likes to go hiking and snowshoeing with her husband and their dog.

                                                                      What is your specialty?
                                                                      “I like everything, but my focus is on facials, waxing, and nails.”