Staci joined the Emerge team in 2018 and as Laura Lee says, “is one of our everythings!”, from booking appointments and other adminstrative work to greeting clients, to manning the boutique and gallery, to laundry, etc. She does a bit of everything. Staci is also a 2007 graduate of Empire Beauty School with a license in cosmetology. She brings a great knowledge of the industry with her as well as experience as a cosmetologist and in multiple customer service positions. Her ability to multitask as our administrative assistant and to further her skills providing services as Emerge couldn’t be a better match. We are excited to see all the ways she grows in her roles at Emerge. Her sweet personality, salon background, and customer service skills are a rare gem. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children calling motherhood her greatest adventure!
Kelley was trained at the Aveda Institute in St Petersburg, Florida in 2009. She continued her education at Empire Beauty School in Willliamsport to get licensed in the state of Pennsylvania. Her passion, talent, and skills have strengthened serving clients in the Mansfield/Wellsboro area since her career began in 2010. Kelley is committed to providing top of the line services from trendy cuts, styling techniques, unique coloring formulations, balayage, root shadows, sombre techniques, kids cuts, and mens fades. Kelley’s passion for Aveda, her drive to provide exceptional relaxing services, her strength to listen to detail, and her vast knowledge and experience bring an exciting set of expertise to our Emerge customers since 2018. Kelley’s optomistic personality and drive to further her education are a true treasure for our Emerge customers. Kelley also enjoys her two beautiful children, the great outdoors, and listening to music.
Kerri completed cosmetology school in 2017 from Barone Beauty Academy and Empire Beauty School and has been around the beauty industry even longer helping at her family’s salon. She joined our Emerge Team in 2017. Kerri received additional training from Aveda and is always striving to learn the latests trends in her beauty services. She strives for greatness and it shows. With her sweet disposition and obvious devotion to customer satisfaction, and strong work ethics you are in for a treat. Kerri’s attention to detail whether at her nail station, receiving hair services or getting waxing or tinting is a top notch, pampered experience! Kerri has a young son and enjoys singing.
Stacey is trained as both a massage therapist (2007) and an esthetician (2009) and has a vast array of experience from Medi Spa to Hershey Hotel Resort Spa. Her relaxing massages are like a wonderful trance taking you to another world of renewal, and her facials are exquisite. She joined the Emerge team in 2017. Her expertise and experience are a rare gem and are sure to keep you coming back. Her playful sense of humor, magical touch, and willingness to jump in are true treasures. She enjoys pampering clients, being outside, hiking with her dogs, kayaking, and riding motorcycles with her honey.
Mary Love Seymour
Mary began her career as a massage therapist in 2007 in Ithaca, NY at the Finger Lakes School of Massage. After graduating, she returned to her hometown of Mansfield, PA to begin her massage practice. She has been with our Emerge team since our beginning in 2012. Although she practices multiple styles of massage including Swedish, hot stones, and stretching, her favorite type of work is deep tissue massage. Mary is also a birth doula. She loves helping bring new life into the world. When not at work, she enjoys frolicking with her dogs, enjoying the outdoors, catching the sunset, and stargazing, and being a momma.
Jesse graduated from Mansfield University in 2009 with a BS in Computer Science. After having spent a few years as a computer programmer in the IT and Web worlds, he took time off to cast his sails towards his own endeavors and joined his wife and daughter for six months in India while his wife attended Hata Yoga teacher training. After coming home he decided to pursue his education at the Finger Lakes School of Massage in Ithaca in 2013 and has joined the family business at Emerge.
Jesse splits his time as a massage therapist at Emerge with being an innkeeper at the family bed & breakfast, La Belle Auberge B&B in Wellsboro, PA. He is also the self anointed CTO of Emerge, handling everything computer and IT related. He has a growing hobby passion for cinematography and video equipment and enjoys documenting his family’s adventures.
Hannah Markell graduated in 2017 from the Finger Lakes School of Massage in Ithaca, New York. She has trained in different styles of massage and loves Swedish, Myofascial release, Essential oils, and Hydrotherapy. Growing up in a family that is very health conscious, she was nine when she decided that she wanted to become a massage therapist. She has been studying massage and homeopathic lifestyles since then, and wants to continue her education so she can share her knowledge with others. She is raising her two daughters and in her spare time loves to sing and play guitar.
Laura Lee Robinson
Laura Lee Robinson artist, yogi, massage therapist, esthetician, birth doula, and lover of life opened Emerge Healing Arts & Spa in April of 2012. Driven by her desire to make a difference and create a space for people to be empowered with tools for holistic health, Laura Lee's long time dream she feels has come to a beautiful stage of fruition. Stating, "I am grateful everyday that I am able to do what I love". She finds great joy gardening, dancing, being a momma, throwing pots, striving as a yogi, and savoring life’s sweet moments. Her creative, integration of her skills and passions has culminated as Emerge Healing Arts and Spa where a vast scope of services influenced by her various walks of life are offered.
Licensed Skin Therapist, Metro Beauty Academy, Allentown, PA, 2015
Isha Hata Yoga Teacher, (6 months residential program) Isha Foundation, Coimbatore, India, 2012
Birth Doula with DONA International, PA
Licensed Massage Therapist (775 Hours), Mt. Nittany Institute of Natural Health, State
College, PA, 2007
B.S.E. Art Education, Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA, 2006 Minor: Creative Writing
Laura Lee finds enormous satisfaction in the creation and continued evolution of Emerge Healing Arts and Spa and hopes that it touches your life in some nourishing, transformational way. "Thank you for your interest and support in exploring and sharing all that we offer.”