Our team members come from diverse and well established backgrounds. Our Elan Team Speaks following languages Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
Head Biologique Recherche Skincare Specialist
From an early age, Firozé was groomed to be a part of the fashion and beauty world. Raised in two of the industries capital cities, London and Paris, by her mother, a professional nutritionist, and naturalist, and her sister, acclaimed Iranian actress, Vida Gahremany, Firozé gained a unique and practical perspective on glamour.
After completing her basic education in England, Firozé returned to Paris where she studied stage makeup and earned a degree in Cosmetology from L’ Institut de Maquillage, later she was trained under Doctor Philippe Allouche and was certified as a skin-care, and facial remodeling expert by the Institue of Biologique Recherche in Paris France.
In 1978, Firozé moved to the United States and continued to work as a successful model. After moving to New York City in 1982, she found her real love was working behind the scenes at fashion shoots. There she found herself giving advice to models and actors, who consulted with her about their skincare and nails.
In 1983, encouraged by her growing roster of celebrity clients, Cher, Heidi Klum, Kim Cattrall, Cindy Crawford, Angela Basset, Ed Harris, Uma Thurman and Oprah Winfrey- Firozé turned her expertise into a full-time business and opened her own Spa in Manhattan.
Today, Firozé is at the Elan Skin Spa as a head Biologique Recherche Skincare Specialist in Sarasota, FL!
We are very excited to announce the arrival of Stacy Depaola Available By Advance Appointment!
We would love to announce the newest member of our Elan Skin Spa family…Merari!!
Merari started her amazing career as a Nail Technician at the age of 22 and has been going strong for 11 years now! She enjoys creating new and innovative, one-of-a-kind designs with beautiful colors. From classic to fun, let her give your nails a unique personality. We are very happy to welcome her to our hidden gem in Sarasota.
Call today to book a mani/pedi and get 30% off on your first visit.
We at Élan Skin Spa of Sarasota are happy to announce Natalie, (Nat) a licensed massage therapist, has joined our spa family.
Nat was born and raised in Thailand where massage is part of their everyday life, helping to heal the body and soul. “Massage has always been a part of my life”
She states that the main reason she became a massage therapist, is her love of being of service, to help her clients resume traquility and reilief from discomfort.
With over 10 years experience, she has developed unique techniques to reduce stress and anxiety, relieve muscle aches or joint pains, reduce swelling and improve Circulation and much more .
Her specialties are therapeutic Swedish, Deep Tissue, Thai , Hot stone and various other Massage technics.
We at Élan skin spa of sarasota are excited to Welcome Ursula to our spa family.
After graduating from Flagler College in Saint Augustine, FL she furthered her education in beauty by studying at the Hellenic Institute on Paros Island, Greece, Mysore Institute in India and The Institute of Cosmetology in Delaware where she learned about aesthetics of beauty. While studying in India Ursula worked with a Ayurvedic Doctor to learn traditional beauty methods, routines and the science behind self-care. Through her personal experience with acne, and hyperpigmentation she is gifted with the opportunity to help others struggling with the similar concerns. Ursula fell in love with being hands on in skin-care room while incorporating enhancements such as Gua Sha facial massaging. She takes the approach of mind body connection, and uplifts others to feel beauty in totality of life!
She ”possesses a sound understanding of the most advanced techniques in skin analysis, and knowledge of high end luxury skin care products.
She is available for facials ,waxing, body treatments and more.