With over 20 years of experience, Carmen founded The Grand in 2007. She literally grew up in the industry !
Carmen has now had the honor to train with top stylist representing the most luxury hair care brand Kerastase and Shu Uemura. She now enjoys giving back her knowledge as a An artist on both the Kerastase Tech team as well the Shu Uemura Artistic team. She also regularly continues to work under lead stylist Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Paris in NYC Spring and Fall Fashion Week
She met her American husband in Vienna, Austria where he was a Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Embassy. After Vienna, they traveled together and spent three years in La Paz, Bolivia before moving to Tampa.
Rita-Claudia became a licensed Aesthetican in 2005 and she began working at Posh (sister Salon Spa to The Grand) in South Tampa. She “moved” to The Grand Beauty Spa when it opened in 2007 and is now the Grand Beauty Spa Esthetic Director.
Our Grand Beauty Spa Staff Directors and Leaders
The mission of our Grand Beauty Spa staff is to provide the finest in luxurious Tampa Day Spa and Hair Salon services. We hire only the very best Cosmetic Medical, Spa Therapists and Salon Professionals and then provide training, traveling the country or bringing in celebrity stylists and specialists to ensure that our clientele receive the very finest luxury Day Spa experience.
Meet some of our staff here!
Other modalities she is passionate and proficient in at The Grand include Pre and Post Natal massage, Sport Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Couples Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, body exfoliation, body wraps for detox slimming, cellulite and relaxation, detoxifying and relaxation baths.
Tanya Marie’s dedication to the beauty industry started at Walt Disney World where she developed a love for makeup and found a passion for the beauty industry. This lead he to The Salon Professional Academy by Redken where she perfected precision cutting and styling techniques as well as color formulation and application. After starting her career at The Grand, she became part of L’Oreal Professional Artistic Technical Team where she attends classes with platform artists from around the world and educates other stylists in L’Oreal Professional Color. Thriving for more in the industry, Tanya Marie has expanded her knowledge and art into the world of hair extensions. She is a trained professional in seamlessly applying top quality, natural looking hair extensions. Tanya Marie continues to keep up with the latest trends and techniques, training with talented stylists like Travis Parker, Jo Blackwell, Nick Arroyo, and Martin Parsons, to name a few.
Whether it’s a classic cut/color or a funky avant-garde style, Tanya Marie looks forward to providing you with a modern, customized hair design that fits your individual style.
When Niccell moved to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, she found work at several highly rated salons and spas where she learned as much as she could about products, techniques and new trends. Niccell obtained her Aesthetician license in 2000 and began specializing in European Facials, Anti-Aging & Acne Peels, Depilatory Services (waxing), Spray Tanning, and Specialty Body Treatments.
Along with special memories from Cuba, Niccell brought to America her intense passion to apply her talents and help every client feel amazing. Niccell’s philosophy for skin care is much like she feels about life: never deliver less than perfection! So much so, that her peers at the Grand Beauty Day Spa actually nicknamed her “Magic Baby Hands”! Please come by and visit Niccell for a truly magical experience!