The bloom Story

The founder of bloom, Alaina West, has been working with clients to help them achieve their optimal skin health and wellness goals using comprehensive treatment methods and organic, natural formulations for 10 years. Our results-driven services are personalized for the individuals needs and concerns. We believe in sharing our knowledge with you so that you can continue to look and feel your best, everyday. Beauty and wellness is not just our job - it's our passion!

MEET THE TEAM

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ALAINA WEST

Founder & Full Specialist

Alaina’s passion for skin care and all things pampering comes from her desire to care for people, for their health, and their happiness. She believes that skin care should be realistic, simple, and fun. She loves to get to know you and your skin to tailor the right treatment to help you reach your skin care and wellness goals.  “I’m skin obsessed!! I personalize every service to meet your needs on any given day.”

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ANN COX

Licensed Massage Therapist 

Ann's attention to detail of the muscles allows her to target specific issues for her therapeutic work. She is also Bowen therapy certified. If you're looking to de-stress, she offers a soothing touch.  "As a self-made yoga and pilates enthusiast my personal goal is to create a balance of a healthy body and a positive state of mind. Let me create the same for you".

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JADE AVERY

Boutique Assistant 

Jade is a current student working towards her degree in business management and entrepreneurship. She has previous knowledge on holistic health and healing from her certification in Yoga Instructing. "I am passionate about bringing tranquility, joy, and harmony to the boutique and spa customers."   

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RUTH HAIGH-WATERS

Licensed Massage Therapist & Certified Ashiatsu Therapist

Ruth has 28 years of experience as a licensed massage therapist and is a Certified Advanced Ashiatsu Therapist. She offers many treatments and services that are not limited to Ashiatsu, deep tissue, myofascial release, and postural balancing. Her passion is blending several modalities - customizing one deeply relaxing and therapeutic experience. "I love helping others let go of stress patterns and reach their best wellness potential."

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DANIELLE GAMBLE

Licensed Massage Therapist 

Danielle specializes in relief of chronic pain and injuries of the neck and shoulders. Enjoy a therapeutic massage for immediate relief, as well as stretching and self-care instructions for longterm improvement. Danielle offers a range of massage work including Ashiatsu barefoot massage for fans of deep pressure. "In each treatment, we work toward releasing restrictive patterns and supporting mobility and balance. The objective is to feel more comfort and freedom in posture and movement."

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KIM CLEMENT

Licensed Massage Therapist & Kobido Facial Specialist

Kim wears many hats in the world of bodywork; massage, cranial sacral therapy, and Kobido Japanese facial work.  However, her passion is to help people find ways to heal from within physically and emotionally. Her love of massage and cranial work are what make her massage work a little different.  She is also an apprentice in Kobido Japanese facial work, training with Dr. Shogo Mochizuki in Paris for the last 3 years.  Kobido is a natural face lifting facial technique to offer a new anti-aging facial. "I am helping people on their path to wellness".

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Christine Haugen,

M.D., P.A.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery & Cosmetic Injectables 

Dr. Christine Haugen is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons.  Her vast experience in both facial aesthetic surgery and facial reconstruction has influenced her approach to cosmetic injectables, which she uses to achieve subtle and natural results.

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ALLAN GONZALEZ

Licensed Massage Therapist & Certified Ashiatsu Therapist

Allan has eight years of massage therapy under his belt. Although modest, he's well known for his work with Ashiatsu and Sarga Silks. When he's not doing massage he is working as a certified physical trainer. Enjoy the tension relief from a deep pressured massage with Allan. "Massaging in paradise" 

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MARISSA AKULLIAN

Certified Ombre Powder Brow Artist, Lash Extension & 

Facial Specialist

A South Florida native, and lover of beauty! Marissa has had a passion for the beauty industry for as long as she can remember. When she discovered eyelash extensions and permanent makeup for the first time time she knew it was her calling. She has trained with both leading companies in the eyelash extension industry and one of the best and top rated brow artists in South Florida. "Since then, I have pushed myself to achieve my goals and to provide the very best services for my clients! I channel my passion into making women feel their most beautiful and inspiring newfound confidence."

JOIN OUR TEAM

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