About

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. 

FIROZÉ,
Head Biologique Recherche Skincare SpecialistFroze

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!

PAOLA

Paola brings a broad range of expertise in the Spa Industry with a full Cosmetology license since 2002.
Her expertise includes Nails, Facials, Spray Tan and Make-up.

Recently she has added, Lash Lifting and Lash Extensions to her bag of tricks.

She is passionate about her craft, and loves interacting with people, to serve their needs and to make them content and happy!

Paola is a great addition to our team of experts at Elan Spa.

 
STACY DEPAOLO
 
Has been a professional  Artist in the dermagraphic industry for 30 years, she is very passionate about her profession and the healing power it can offer to others.
 
 She is a tattoo artist as well as a permanent Makeup artist, specializing in portraiture. Stacy is also a skilled Paramedical tattoo artist, having worked with many Breast cancer survivors. As Stacy has matured in her field and as a woman, she is drawn to working with other women. Makeup & breast reconstruction work prove to be most rewarding to her. She says “there is nothing like the smile on the clients face when they feel that her brows gave her the look of a mini facelift, or the hug, especially the hug, from a brave cancer survivor who now feels whole again. She is accommodating to each individual doing her best to match their desires and needs. Stacy‘s work has taken her in several directions. She has owned seven studios and worked for the VA retraining disabled veterans in the industry. She has even tattooed permanent eyeliner and pigment on show horses to protect them from the sun’s rays. 
 
Her love of art has taken shape in many forms, commissioned portraits, Murals, paintings to name a few. Her warmth and kind nature put you at ease, and her appreciation of your trust and the importance of your procedure will be apparent. 
 

We are very excited to announce the arrival of Stacy Depaola Available  By Advance Appointment!

SARAH 

We are very excited to welcome Sarah a licensed massage therapist,  to our Spa Family.

Sarah has been practicing Massage since 2007. Over the years, Sarah has furthered her experience. she went on to become a certified pre and post-natal massage therapist since she has a passion for expecting mothers and their babies. Sarah enjoys seeing the benefits that both the mother and her baby experience, such as, reduced stress and anxiety, relieve muscle aches or joint pains, reduce swelling and improve labor outcomes and newborn health.

Sarah has also expanded her knowledge in oncology massage to help improve quality of life for the client along with helping to improve relaxation, sleep, mental clarity and range of motion. 

Sarah is very passionate about helping people to relieve ailments, relax, or just feel better about themselves and life.    

MERARI

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.