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Abigail’s empathy is her greatest asset as a massage therapist. Her unique way of really understanding and connecting with the guest's pain and issues has helped countless individuals leave her table with newfound relief of long-term pain. Knowing that no two guests’ problems and solutions are alike, Erica’s broad specializations of trigger point, deep tissue and sports therapy helps her adjust her approach for each and every guest to achieve their individual maximum results.
Alice received her training at Lavonne’s School of Beauty. “
I used to get my nails done for years and also enjoyed doing my own so I decided I needed a career change. I have never looked back and have enjoyed doing nails for over 25years.” Alice specializes in Acrylic nails, Shellac and natural nail manicures.
“The owners of Antoine du Chez, Cherry Creek are two amazing women and the staff is equally as wonderful. It is a great place to work and everyone here is very responsible and professional. It is an upscale salon and spa, with a very comfortable atmosphere. The staff are knowledgeable in their field and do fabulous work!”
Even before she graduated from New Dimensions Academy, April knew that she wanted to specialize in a career she loved as a color specialist. Growing up in a salon environment helped her to realize how much she enjoys hair color and all it’s vast possibilities. Whether conservative or creative and exotic, she is excited to formulate the perfect mixture to enhance her guest’s appearance, be it balayage, foil, or a root re-touch, she enjoys all aspects of her profession and has been often praised as a “great listener who executes what her guests want”. Education is always a focus for April and she has participated in numerous advanced training sessions of balayage and color theory.
Stylist Ashley Brown has mastered all aspects of hair design. Her skills and talents are extensive and recognized by her wide variety of celebrity as well as local clientele. After graduating from the Xenon International Academy of Hair Design at the top of her class, Ashley spent a year in the Antoine du Chez Advanced Education Program before joining the Antoine du Chez styling team. Ashley has been a valuable member of the team since 2007 specializing in women’s thick long layers, men’s cuts, and picture perfect makeup. Brides seek out Ashley’s makeup talent for themselves as well as their bridal party. Simply put, Ashley has the magic touch and is able to give her guests what they are looking for in a beautiful hairstyle and makeup.
If you pass a woman on the street with a sophisticated yet edgy lob or sexy, tousled, long layers, you are probably looking at one of Carly’s cuts. Carly’s training at the Aveda institute plus over 6 years of working as a stylist in a top Chicago salon before moving to Denver, has helped her become one of Denver’s top stylists and a trend setter at fashion shows. Her keen ability to customize current trends keeps Carly’s customers coming back again and again and new customers showing up in droves. And don’t worry - Carly will make sure you know how to re-create her oh-so-perfect styling at home so every day is a great hair day!
Chad’s interest in finding a creative outlet was met when he launched a career as a hair stylist. Building relationships and making his guests feel and look great have kept him in the business since 1996. Television spots such as “Ambush Makeover”, runway shows, print work for local magazines, styling for Bronco Cheerleaders, and news events, have also created a perfect outlet for his talents. As a cutting specialist, Chad will create a look uniquely suited to your image and lifestyle.
Chelsea always knew from an early age that she wanted to be in the beauty industry. After launching on to the Denver scene, Chelsea quickly became known as one of Denver’s top talents for long layered cuts, edgy bobs and long lasting blowouts.
With an impressive resume of celebrity clients, high fashion shoots for notable publications such as 303 Magazine, and extensive work with the Denver Bronco Cheerleaders, Chelsea amazes her clients by incorporating current trends in to classic styles. With her advanced cutting techniques and styling abilities, you will leave Chelsea's chair with head turning style that makes you look and feel amazing!
Having been an owner and General Manager for over 20 years – Christy Fitzpatrick’s passion for the salon, client and staff runs deep. Christy joined Antoine du Chez corporate when she was just 21 years old and due to her keen business acumen was quickly promoted within the organization. When the Antoine du Chez salons became individually owned and operated Christy worked exclusively at the Cherry Creek location as general manager, payroll manager, inventory manager, human resources and accounts payable. Shortly after joining the organization Christy became a shareholder in the company and an integral part of the Antoine du Chez family having opened 5 locations and facilitated the computerization of the salons. With a constant smile on her face, evidence of just how much she loves the salon, its staff and her job, Christy works to keep one of Denver’s busiest and most respected salons and spas running smoothly so that every guest that walks through doors of Antoine du Chez has the same exceptional experience.
Christy Fitzpatrick attended the University of Northern Iowa as a Business major.
Denise dazzles her clients with amazingly stylish looks. Having studied in Denver, London and Madrid with Aveda, Denise’s styling brings that special je nes sais quoi to her guests look that make people stop in their tracks. Specializing in women’s cuts, updos and blowouts, Denise’s clients are always at the forefront of fashion and style.
A calling and true passion are how Ellie describes her love of massage. Specializing in deep tissue, Thai, trauma and trigger point therapy, Ellie helps her clients achieve physical relief as well as work to develop their mind-body connection and contentment with themselves so they can be 100% present for their calling in life. The most amazing part of working with Ellie is that her care extends beyond the massage table as she works with her clients to help create a self-care program that sustains their health and wellness long after they have left Antoine du Chez.
Jamie attended Center of Advanced Therapeutics and has been in the Industry since 2003, working at Antoine du Chez since beginning her career in Massage Therapy.
Jamie specializes in neuromuscular therapy and is able to relate innately to her guests needs. “I am here to help my guests relax and enjoy life. I understand the importance of taking time for yourself and want them to know that I am happy to help them do this by making them feel better in order to get the most out of life.” “Jamie is often said to have magic in her fingers, by our guests”, says owner Christy Fitzpatrick. “The endorsement of her skills can’t get much better than that!”
“I feel Antoine du Chez management is very supportive and my co-workers are amazing individuals who really care about people.” says Jamie. “You cannot beat the location and the warm embrace of everyone that works here”
Hair Stylist - Hair Cutting Specialist
Janelle has been a stylist since 2004. Graduating from Toni & Guy Academy with honors and class awards, she has continued her education with advanced cutting classes in New York. Janelle understands the value of staying current and constantly seeks out education in her field to set her apart.
As Antoine Du Chez's Director of Education, Janelle enjoys a leadership role and is happy to mentor up and coming new stylists. For several consecutive years, the Denver Bronco Cheerleaders have chosen Janelle to be their stylist for their annual swimsuit calendar shoots in Mexico as well as their official stylist for their 2014 Super Bowl appearances in New York. Her work was displayed on many television shows, such as Good Morning America, Live with Regis, The Today Show, etc. Janelle’s clientele consists of BIG NFL stars, Bronco Cheerleaders, NFL Network/ESPN Sports reporters, and other guests seen on television.
Janelle has proven a leader in styling for several local runway shows, and takes pride in every haircut/style! She strives to be the best in the industry and is a great teammate to her fellow coworkers!
Management - Operations Manager
A Sociology/psychology major at University of Northern Colorado, Jen is an amazing Operation Manager working with the staff of Antoine du Chez and accommodating the guests needs. Her gentle manner, her amazing sense of humor and her love of Antoine du Chez’s client’s makes her an integral part of the Antoine du Chez family.
Kelli Engels graduated from the Antoine du Chez Academy in 2002 and has spent many hours in ongoing technical training since. As a hair-cutting specialist at the Cherry Creek Salon, Kelli has extensive knowledge of all of the Kerastase products and a special European technique called Twin Combs. Kelli loves being creative and helping other people find their style.Helping people improve the condition of their hair and educating guests to be able to reproduce their style when they go home is very rewarding; Kelli says. As a cutting specialist Kelli has had the opportunity to style the Denver Broncos cheerleaders game day hair, and create special looks for;fashion shows such as the Mayors ball, and events such as the Breast Cancer fund raiser. Kelli is capable of styling all lengths and thicknesses of hair however her strongest areas are long hair variations of the “bob”, thick or thin coarse curly hair and men's styles as well. Kelli feels the best part of working at Antoine du Chez is the staff."I consider myself lucky to work with some of the most talented people I've ever known," she says."We have created a supportive team that is evident to our guests, and allows for a free exchange of ideas, techniques and ongoing training." She feels you will find a beautiful and clean space with friendly and talented professionals whose purpose and personal goals are seeing their guests enjoy their time at the salon and spa.
before attending the Antoine du Chez Academy, she knew she wanted to work in the beauty industry. Kelli always volunteered to do her friends hair, even if it wasn't a special occasion.
"When you color hair you meet so many interesting people and every guest is completely different, which offers me a constant challenge" Kelli says. She really likes the group of people she works with at the Cherry Creek salon saying, "They are simply outstanding".
Kelli likes the energy you feel from the moment you walk through the door. "You can tell that everyone is happy and working here because they love doing what they do."
Simply giving an amazing facial is not enough for Kendall. After studying Natural science with a focus on paramedical skincare, Kendall wants everything she does to your skin and puts on your skin to have a purpose that is scientifically proven. Knowing that looking and feeling well can change a person’s entire outlook, Kendall makes sure that her clients don’t look amazing for just that day, but that she also gives them the information and tools to keep their skin looking and feeling amazing all the time!
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Lauren is clearly a person who is interested in helping people lead healthy, active, and meaningful lives as is evident with an education that includes a B.A. in Psychology as well as her LMT from Boulder College of Massage Therapy. Her favorite part of her career in Massage Therapy is being able to provide immediate physical and emotional results using her skills and knowledge to help reduce pain and stress. Lauren is an avid whitewater kayaker, climber, and runner and understands that the mind and body are intimately connected within each of us.
Letha truly loves having her guests feel beautiful from their fingers to their toes! As a Certified CND Shellac Pro and a firm believer in advanced, on-going education, Letha creates amazingly beautiful nails that LAST! As a Nail Specialist, helping guests find their personality in color and design choice is Letha’s passion.
Lindsey chose hairdressing for the opportunity it gives her to express herself creatively and enjoys working with guests in all walks of life. After graduating from the Aveda Institute in 2012 she has been perfecting her craft and especially enjoys creating the perfect cut for her guests by identifying what shape of cut works for best for them. Lindsey especially enjoys working with long hair and strives to bring each client’s inner beauty to the surface. She is an excellent judge of what each guest needs and an expert at recommending and executing the best style for them.
Color Specialist - Color Department Educational Director
Lisa is an exceptional expert in Color. After training and working at one of the TOP Chicago salons for 9 years, Lisa moved to Colorado and joined the Antoine du Chez team. Guests rave about Lisa’s ability to find the perfect color that fits their needs and wants. Immediately recognized by management as a gifted color specialist and teacher, she was recruited as the perfect person to be the Color Department Educational Director for the Cherry Creek location. Lisa is one of those very lucky people in life who is able to excel working at something she absolutely loves!
With over 25 years experience and co-owner of Antoine Du Chez, Cherry Creek, lead colorist Melanie Blessant’s skills and guest roster are undeniable. Melaine loves the excitement and confidence her work brings to her guests.
Her consistent success of making a guest’s hair look amazing has made her one of the most sought after colorists in the region. Her signature technique of multi dimensional color, with all over color and highlights leaves her guests with traffic stopping tresses which is always in fashion. Frequently quoted in magazines and in the media – Specializing in the perfect blonde, Melanie’s creation of “Blondes on a Budget” is generating buzz in the industry.
When the opportunity arose for Melanie to partner with long time colleague Christy Fitzpatrick she jumped on the opportunity. Together they partner to run the most respected salon and spa in the Denver market.
Skin Care - Spa Director
Skin Care, Waxing and Makeup Specialist and Spa Director.
As a recipient of the Top Ling Skin Care Performer of North America 5 years running, Piper’s knowledge of comprehensive skin care both in the spa and at home is widely recognized by her peers and guests.
Piper’s mantra of beautiful skin inside and out has resulted in her holistic approach to working with her guests on total skin care education. One of the most highly sought after estheticians in Denver with a devoted following, Piper transforms people’s complexions through a combination of facials in the spa as well as teaching them to maintain their beautiful skin through at home skin care and nutrition consultations.
Piper’s belief in delivering beautiful skin and glowing complexions to her guests is evident in her makeup artistry. Her work has graced the covers of Denver Life Magazine and Mile High Sports and has been featured in Premier Bride of Colorado. Specializing in massage, extractions and education – a visit with Piper will transform your whole approach to skincare.
Rachel entered into the salon industry when she took a job as a receptionist while she was in college. Since then she attended Salon Professional Academy and graduated in 2005 with advanced training in LOreal hair color, and Kerastase among other things. She has a special talent for smoothing treatments, highlighting, balayage techniques, giving a multi-dimensional appearance to her guest’s hair. Beginning her career in Minneapolis, she enjoyed working on fashion shows, performing hair and makeup services. Rachel enjoys the upbeat, positive working environment of Antoine du Chez and the wonderful outdoor lifestyle of snowboarding, and biking that Colorado offers.
Sarah has been a hair stylist for Antoine du Chez for almost 9 years. After attending business school for two years and realizing it did not excite her, she started working the front desk at the Cherry Creek salon before attending the Antoine du Chez academy. Sarah has also attended various courses in N.Y. to keep up on the latest treatments and hairstyles.
"Nothing is more important to me than having beautiful healthy hair and being a good listener to all my guests" Sarah says. She is very professional, fun and really loves to get to know her guests. She is open to suggestions and keeps an open mind as well.
Sarah enjoys the size of the Cherry Creek salon and its great location. "The management and staff keep a professional but fun atmosphere at the salon which makes going to work so enjoyable".
Skin Care - Waxing Specialist
Serah attended the Antoine du Chez academy in 2002 and has been working for the company since her graduation.
She did not feel fulfilled in her previous career and couldn't be more thrilled with what she now calls her "happy job"! She loves the environment and loves working with, and for, great people every day.
Serah is a fully licensed esthetician and because of her attention to detail she prefers to focus on her skills on all types of facial and body waxing and on eyelash and eyebrow tinting.
She knows that waxing services can be quite personal and her client's comfort is of the utmost importance to her. "Putting my clients at ease and making their experience as pain free as possible is my #1 goal!"
Nail Technician - Pedicure Specialist
Sveta has worked at the Cherry Creek salon and spa for over 16 years as a nail technician. She was inspired while getting a manicure and thought to her-self "I would love to do this"! She has attended The International Dermal Institute, The Tony and Guy Academy, Russian Cosmo School along with the Antoine du Chez Academy for training. She is trained in reflexology and reiki and specializes in therapeutic pedicures and shellac manicures.
Sveta is a perfectionist regardless of who sits at her table. She provides professional manicures, pedicures and reflexology services to a diverse client base including the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders and Colorado Channel 4 employees.
Sveta enjoys working at Antoine du Chez because the spa brings you a selection of specialized treatments that will leave you truly refreshed and rejuvenated. "Antoine du Chez Day Spa the absolute best in Colorado" Sveta says. "Our treatments, which are suitable for both men and women, combine with the latest techniques in skin, body and nail care." She enjoys the team of professionals at the Cherry Creek Spa and feels a sense of belonging, as well as a physical and spiritual peace.
As a Color Specialist since 2010, Tesia has made it her personal goal to become an industry expert in rendering beautiful, natural looking balayage technique. A lifetime veteran of the industry, Tesia began practicing and studying at an early age, eventually excelling and graduating at the top of her class at the Antoine du Chez Hairdressing Academy. Hair Color is her personal passion and she continues to seek out training that only enhances her already impressive skill set.
Hair Stylist - Creative Director
Known for his amazing long-layer, sexy cuts - Todd Putman has quickly become the most talented hands in Colorado.
After years of catering to the celebrity clientele of Beverly Hills including Chace Crawford, Shannon Elizabeth, Jules Asner and Jon Voight, Todd has been newly appointed as the Creative Director at Antoine Du Chez – The Spa at Cherry Creek. As Denver’s resident expert on head turning styles, Todd’s local celebrity list has become almost as impressive as his long time LA clients (which he still travels to LA to maintain) and includes local politicians, anchor women and The Denver Bronco Cheerleaders.
In addition to his celebrity clientele, Todd Putman has an extensive list of editorial credits to his name. Todd has styled celebrities for the Smashbox VH1 Music Awards, The Cannes Film Festival for the E! Network and his work has been featured in Inside Weddings, Colorado Brides, Southern California Brides and Premier Brides.
Antoine Du Chez – The Spa at Cherry Creek is located at 2700 E 2nd Ave, Denver, CO and can be at contacted at 303-320-6012. For more information and a menu of their prices and services, visit www.antoineduchez.com
As a massage therapist, Tonya brings over 12 years of massage experience to the Cherry Creek spa staff. Tonya graduated from Heritage College and re-earned her associate's degree in massage therapy. Her older brother was badly injured and his recovery inspired her to get into the medical field, which ultimately led to her becoming a massage therapist.
She feels lucky to enjoy her job so much and actually enjoys going to work every day. She is very compassionate and enjoys helping her guests feel good and stay healthy through her services. She specializes in deep tissue or neuromuscular massage, which relaxes the body after every day activities. "We have a great atmosphere, staff, owners, location and most importantly our guests" Tonya says.
"We offer all services and we take much pride in what we do. The Antoine du Chez staff is like a big family and we want guests to feel like they are a part of our family when they visit."
Skin Care - Waxing Specialist
Valerie is every girls’ dream. Her quick and near painless waxing makes her the unparalleled choice for first time waxers and her 20+ years of experience and in depth knowledge of all things waxing makes her the veteran waxer’s greatest asset. Always on the cutting edge of trends in brows and bikini lines, Valerie can help coach her guests through a planned transition in looks or perfect your current one!