Meet The Team
Ashley Rhoden ARNP
Ashley is a nurse practitioner whose passion is for improving the overall health and natural beauty of her patients. She loves helping people look and feel their best, and she takes the necessary time to evaluate the needs and desires of each patient. One on one consultations are provided to discuss concerns, educate appropriately and develop a customized comprehensive treatment plan.
Ashley has been in the healthcare field for over 16 years, during which time she gained valuable knowledge and experience at some of the best facilities in the southeast. She worked as a nurse in the hospital setting for 11 years before pursuing her advanced practice degree in 2014 at Walden University.
She then obtained post graduate certifications in aesthetics, neuromodulators, fillers, PDO thread lifting, weight-loss, hormone balancing and platelet rich plasma administration from Empire medical. She currently offers facial aesthetic services and medical weight loss at BSW. Mobile party services available upon request.
Kellie Turner R.T.r
Kellie is a Fitness instructor whose passion is to help clients achieve a balanced lifestyle that encompasses all dimensions of health & wellness.
She as been in the Health Care and Wellness industry for over 6 years. She has worked in a variety of different environments from hospital based as a Radiologist Tech to owning her own fitness studio. She also has over 16 years of dance experience including Zumba Certifications.
Kellie has been ACE certified for group fitness training along with college credentials in Pilates. She has experience in cardio circuit training, Dance cardio, Pilates, and spin. She has obtained her Radiologist Technician degree though FSCJ and a Bachelors in Health Care Administration from The University of West Florida. She loves helping people ease into a healthy active lifestyle with a "make it fun" attitude. When you attend her classes she wants you to feel strong, capable, and successful.
As the Spa Director, Jessica brings her 8+ year knowledge of the beauty industry to the Balanced Soul Wellness Team. She has opened and revamped some well-known salons and spas and is known for her ability to execute the big picture.
As a realtor in the Jacksonville area, Jessica has honed her customer service skills and knows how to listen to her client’s needs and make sure everyone is taken care of from the front of the salon to behind the scenes.
A mom of a beautiful little girl, she is another strong woman looking to better herself both mind and body.
Melissa Christian is an Esthetician who obtained her esthetics license and began her career as an Esthetician in 2012 Since then, she has attended many additional advanced skin care courses and esthetics educational training in the science of the skin and its required care to keep the skin healthy and beautiful.
She believes the esthetics industry offers an on-going learning experience. Her passion for skin care makes her job an enjoyable experience each day. Melissa believes that investing in your skin is a benefit that lasts a lifetime.
From facials, microdermabrasions, chemical peels, waxing, velashape, body wraps, radio frequency she takes pride in each treatment she performs. She finds it very fulfilling to connect with her patients, establish trust, and give personal attention to their needs. Consulting with a patient about their skin and making their visit an enjoyable, relaxing and pleasant experience is her main focus.
Esthetician/ Lash Artist/ Makeup Artist
Emily Emerson is a professionally trained MUA and licensed esthetician. Emily started school to be a Medical Examiner but later decided to follow her true passion into makeup and esthetics. She spent 2 years at a special effects and makeup school in Pittsburgh, PA where she met makeup idols and honed her makeup skills. After graduating, Emily moved back to her hometown of Louisville, KY where she took over the bridal makeup scene.
She has since worked on films, photo shoots, the Nashville Ballet, Nashville Symphony Board, Nashville Junior League, runway showstoppers and got heavily involved in bridal and event makeup.
Emily loves this industry because she never gets bored. She is a career student and is always learning new information and techniques to bring to her clients. She has carried over a lot of her knowledge and habits from working in surgery to ensure a clean and safe environment for her clients. Emily loves being able to help her clients decompress and feel more confident. Emily specializes in eyelash extensions, makeup, private or group makeup lessons, facials, dermaplaning, lash lifts, lash/brow tinting, micro/hydradermabrasion, chemical peels, and most recently added microblading to her service list.
Emily’s free time is spent going on adventures with her boyfriend, doing something creative, spending time with her pets, or having her feet in the sand.
Licensed Massage Therapist, Cupping
A Jacksonville local, born and raised, Zach is a graduate of Alpha School of Massage. Zach uses his passion for helping others, and his creativity to provide a one of a kind massage therapy experience centered around each client's individual needs.
Zach uses techniques such as deep tissue, stretching, range of motion, cupping therapy, and swedish massage to blend the art of relaxation and therapeutic massage.
San Marco Jacksonville
IV Therapy B12
Callie is a nurse who is passionate about helping people become the best version of themselves. She focuses on caring for her patients holistically.
She has been in the healthcare field for 16 years and has worked in a variety of areas. She has her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Chamberlain University and recently completed her Master's Degree in Family Nurse Practitioner in August of this year. She carries a national certification in progressive care.
Callie spends most of her off time with her family, including her new son, Walker. She dedicates a lot of her free time volunteering for local organizations that focus on families, children, and individuals with special needs.
She is also a part of medical missions where she serves Haiti on a regular basis.
She enjoys caring for others and providing others with a sense of confidence and beauty by enhancing the attributes that already exist.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Licensed from coast to coast, Natalie is a Los Angeles native who relocated to Jacksonville in 2019.
After years working in hospice care, she discovered her passion for serving others through healing touch. Natalie specializes in Swedish, Oncology, Deep Tissue, Sports, and Shiatsu massage, and holds multiple certifications through The Heart Touch Project.
She creates a non-threatening environment in which she honors her clients and their bodies through a variety of techniques.
She believes in developing individualized relationships, with all clients, on a foundation of compassion and respect.