Central Austin

5359 Burnet Road

Austin, Texas 78756

(512) 452-3500

Burnet@halinaspa.com

Management

Laura Miebach Maya

Laura Miebach Maya

Owner/Director

Laura is Halina’s owner. She has been married for 13 years to her college sweetheart, Leandro. They have a 7 year old super hero, Luca, a 4 year old princess, Lila and their cat Lola. Laura and Leandro are originally from Brazil but relocated to the US 8 years ago and began building their family. Laura is an accountant and has years of experience in finance. She is very passionate about beauty and wellness.

Mary Beth Kelly

Mary Beth Kelly

Managing Director

Mackenzie Vaughn

Mackenzie Vaughn

Operations Manager and Licensed Massage Therapist

Mackenzie was raised in Austin since she was 6 months old. She has worked at Halina’s since 2014 and has loved all of the knowledge she has gained as well as getting to know each of the clients! Mackenzie has two furry babies- a dog named Bella Sienna and a cat named Quasar. They are both the lights of her world! In Mackenzie’s free time she loves to take her babies to the park as well as anything involving water and being outdoors!

Client Coordinators

Charlie Vaughan

Charlie Vaughan

Client Coordinator

Charlie has lived in Austin in her whole life. She has an English Bulldog puppy named Roy – who is the light of her life. In her spare time Charlie loves to spend time with her dog, boyfriend and friends. Charlie’s favorite Halina service would have to be an hour massage because you are so relaxed by the time you’re done.

Licensed Massage Therapists

Annie Horton

Annie Horton

Licensed Massage Therapist and Department Manager

Originally from a farm in Nebraska, Annie moved to Boston to continue her studies in physics but found massage instead. She started a practice that specialized in pain management and rehabilitation, but eventually traded in the long winters for long summers and moved to Austin. Annie joined Halina’s in 2007 and utilizes the many modalities she’s skilled in, hoping to be a positive catalyst for others’ health and healing process. She firmly believes in giving back to the community and has volunteered at various athletic events and rehab organizations, as well as an active member with Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals and National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.  She’s enthusiastic to learn and enjoys reading, playing the piano, and hiking and traveling with her husband.

Swedish/Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy, Hot Stone, Spa Body Treatments, Lymphatic Massage, Craniosacral, Myofascial, Sports Massage, Thai Massage, Shiatsu, Trigger Point, Neuromuscular Therapy

Jesus Avalos

Jesus Avalos

Licensed Massage Therapist

Jesus is an expert in deep clinical massage, and his signature technique is the full shoulder release. Jesus uses Trigger Point Therapy and his knowledge in Sports Massage to achieve his client’s goals. He states that being a massage therapist requires extensive work, both in theory as well knowing how to apply the different techniques. Jesus believes that being a good massage therapist is not only about technique, but also knowing and caring about client’s needs. He shows his love for massage therapy by taking great care of his customers, always working with professionalism, respect, and attention.
Swedish/Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy, Hot Stone, Spa Body Treatments, Trigger Point, Sports Massage
Olga Romanova

Olga Romanova

Licensed Massage Therapist

Olga is skilled quite well in almost all types of massage. Her approach is a combination of different techniques accordingly the given body conditions and suitability. She always takes into consideration the client’s present mood and expectations, to ensure the best results. Olga highly recommends frequent massages for those who face stressful and tense situations on a daily basis.  Olga moved from Moscow, Russia in 1998 directly to Austin and started to work at Halina in 2000 as a Massage Therapist and now offers microblading and permanent make up services too. Olga loves her job and the friendly environment at Halina. Olga has a beautiful daughter, Masha and a cute cat Cleo. Her biggest passion is visiting new places in the US and Europe and in her spare time likes to play tennis, go hiking, jogging, reading, and watching movies.
Swedish/Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy, Hot Stone, Spa Body Treatments, Craniosacral, Myofascial, Trigger Point, Sports Massage


Aestheticians

Oksana Cherienko

Oksana Cherienko

Aesthetician

Oksana started working at Halina European Skin Care when she moved from Odessa, Ukraine to Austin, TX in 1994. Oksana was trained by madam Halina herself. Oksana loves meeting new people and helping them realize how beautiful they are inside and out. In her free time, she loves going to the beach with her family, trying new foods and cooking with her beautiful daughter.

Galya Lesenco

Galya Lesenco

Aesthetician

Galya’s passion for making people feel great in their own skin carried over from her cosmetology work in Moldova when she moved to the United States in 1999 and started with Halina European Skin Care. She loves her clients who regularly come to her for services like waxes and facials. She strives to give them an experience that helps them maintain a healthy and fresh appearance. Over the past 20 years, if there is anything that she has learned from her clients, it is that a person’s health, relationships, and overall well being all start with love for one’s self-image. Looking beautiful changes the way the world sees you, but feeling beautiful changes the way you see the world.

Nail Technicians

Karen Benitez

Karen Benitez

Nail Technician

Cheryl Osborne

Cheryl Osborne

Advanced Nail Technician and Department Manager

Cheryl relocated to Round Rock in 2011. She has been a nail tech since 2014 and cares greatly about her clientele and wants to educate clients on the importance of healthy nails. Cheryl continue to pursue education and has received her Advanced Nail Tech Certification, with plenty more to follow.

Dao Le

Dao Le

Nail Technician

Hair Stylists

Chris Brantley

Chris Brantley

Hair Stylist

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