Spa Owner & Spa Manager

Amy Hathcox

Designation: Owner, Massage Therapist & Esthetician - MM15302, MA30643, CE9985905, FB9735423 Amy started her education with a B.S. in Biology and received her massage license in 1999. She decided to open Amy’s Day Spa to provide these wonderful services to South Tampa. She continued her education in 2009 by becoming licensed in esthetics. She has a love for the industry and strives to provide exceptional service and maintain a highly educated and experienced staff.


Lauren Palmer

Designation: Spa Manager Lauren is the Spa Manager at Amy’s Day Spa. She strives to make sure every client that comes to the spa has an exceptional experience. Lauren’s background in customer service is the perfect asset to have in her management career. She truly understands how important it is to ensure our clients are satisfied and she will always go above and beyond to do so. Lauren values all our employees and helps to coach and motivate each one of them to reach their full potential. Her goal is to constantly aim to sustain a well operated spa to provide a relaxing atmosphere that promotes health and wellness.

Massage Therapists & Estheticians


Leia Rodas

Designation: Licensed Esthetician Leia started her passion for Health and Beauty in Brazil. She graduated from the Beauty and Health Institute in Tampa and joined the Amy’s Day Spa team in August as a Licensed Esthetician. Leia goes above and beyond to fulfill clients expectations, always having a smile and a commitment for excellence. Staying focused on her career and always learning new techniques to inform and educate our clients is her ultimate goal.



Ingrid Llerena

Designation: Licensed Massage Therapist Ingrid has been practicing massage for many years and believes in therapeutic aspect of massage as well as how it can heal your mind, body, and spirit by the power of touch. She is passionate about the profession and has several certifications in different modalities but is most skilled in relaxation and deep tissue.


Naomi Cardenas

Designation: Licensed Massage Therapist MA Naomi graduated from Omaha School of Massage & Health Care. She has always had a strong interest in the health and wellness of the human body. Naomi is passionate about Therapeutic Massage and Reflexology. She wants to see her clients happy and pain free.


Krista Barnett

Designation: Licensed Full Specialist, Licensed Massage Therapist Krista started as a customer service representative with Amy’s Day Spa in January 2016. She then went on to receive her aesthetic training from Aveda Institute of Tampa. She is results driven and pairs her treatment with a relaxed, serene atmosphere. She also has been recently licensed as a massage therapist, enjoying the therapeutic aspect of massage.


Katarina Rojas

Designation: Licensed Massage Therapist MA Katarina graduated from the Cortiva Institute in St Petersburg FL and joined Amy’s Day Spa shortly after. She is a strong believer that massage should promote relaxation, as well as pain relief. Her preferred style of massage is results driven, incorporating stretching with Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Neuromuscular Techniques while maintaining a serene experience.


Julie Smither

Designation: Licensed Massage Therapist MA Julie joined Amy’s Day Spa team in May 2017 as has been a licensed massage therapist for 2 years. She offers a range of modalities varying from Swedish and Deep Tissue to Hot Stone, Prenatal, and Aromatherapy. Julie is passionate about learning and incorporating new techniques and services into her work. She loves to help people relieve tension and relax their mind and body.

Cosmetologists & Nail Specialists

Guillermo Medina

Designation: Cosmetologist - CL0133811 Guillermo has been a licensed cosmetologist for many years. He is an expert in cut & color perfection, make-up, up-do’s & keratin treatments. He has worked at Amy’s Day Spa since July 2010.


Aileen Arocho

Designation: Licensed Nail Specialist Aileen joined Amy’s Day Spa in May 2015. She has been a Licensed Nail Specialist for 6 years and we are delighted to have her!


Customer Service Specialists


Alexa Smith

Designation: Customer Service Specialist Alexa started with Amy’s Day Spa in April 2017 as a customer service specialist. She is always waiting to greet you with a warm smile! She will help you chose and schedule an experience that is best for you. Alexa goes above and beyond to make sure all customers have an amazing spa experience and are thrilled to come back.


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