Massage therapy services typically include a variety of techniques and approaches aimed at promoting relaxation, relieving pain and stress, and improving overall physical and mental wellness.
Facials and skin therapy are cosmetic treatments designed to improve the appearance and health of the skin. Our treatments aim to cleanse, exfoliate, hydrate, and rejuvenate the skin and range from relaxing lymphatic drainage facials to hydrafacial MDs.
Lash & Wax Therapy
Our licensed and experienced professionals offer facial waxing, brow tinting, and lash lifts. These semi-permanent treatments enhance the facial appearance naturally.
Dr. Tricia, PhD, LMT, LE
Owner & Director of The Body Bar
Tricia is a Licensed Massage Therapist & Licensed Esthetician who focuses on understanding the body's anatomy and physiology to individualize each therapy unique to each client. As a licensed healthcare professional, paying attention to specific details and creating a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere is how she takes pride in setting herself apart.
Prior to opening The Body Bar, Tricia trained under extensive schooling and training with over 2000 hours of specialization in several different specialties, such as deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial cupping, medical-facial infusions, and chemical peels. Tricia has an extraordinary passion for learning and continuously furthering her knowledge and just recently graduated with her doctorate, Ph.D. Her intricate dedication and devotion for each client's health and happiness radiates through with the inclusion of holistic and scientifically backed practices to create the most effective and optimal success for each person who walks through the door.
Senior Massage Therapist
Nicole is a highly skilled and experienced massage therapist with a passion for helping people alleviate pain and tension. She has been working in the field for over 10 years and has developed a deep understanding of the human body and its needs. Nicole’s caring and compassionate nature makes her an excellent therapist, as she is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure her clients are comfortable and satisfied with their massage experience!
Outside of work, Nicole is a devoted family person who loves spending quality time with her loved ones and dogs. In her free time, she enjoys reading to help her relax and unwind after a long day at work. With her expertise, professionalism, and friendly personality, Nicole is an amazing asset to our team!
Team Leader & Senior Massage Therapist
Michelle is a licensed massage therapist with an incredible ability to create an experience unique to each guests needs. She has been improving the quality of life of those around her for the past few years, since graduating from The New York Institute of Massage in 2019.
As a recent graduate with her master’s in Occupational Therapy, she takes pride in educating herself to best serve others. Outside of her professional talents, Michelle is also a foodie with a hilarious personality. We are so grateful to have her with us and are honored to share her talents with all of you!
Lead Massage Therapist
Brandon has always had a passion for the medical field and a strong desire to help people. Initially, he embarked on a two-year journey in Physical Therapy, but later transitioned to Massage Therapy after completing New York Institute of Massage's requirements and student clinic in 2012. This marked the beginning of his career as a Licensed Massage Therapist. Over the years, Brandon has had the privilege of working at various spas in downtown Buffalo, specializing in hot stone massage, pregnancy massage, deep tissue, and swedish massage.
In Brandon’s view, many people tend to neglect their own well-being due to the demands of daily life, leading to fatigue, pain, and illness. He firmly believes that massage therapy serves as a safe and proactive approach to alleviate daily stress, correct poor body mechanics, and more. Outside of Brandon’s professional life, he loves to travel and loves April 25th, because it's not too hot and not too cold . Brandon also enjoys taking long walks on the beach at night, fluffy cats, and is passionate about putting an end to world hunger. We are so grateful to have Brandon on our team and are eager to share his talents with you!
Step into a realm of rejuvenation guided by the expert hands and compassionate heart of Vanessa, a distinguished graduate from The Salon Professional Academy. Vanessa finds joy in witnessing the transformative power of our treatments. The genuine smiles that light up our guests' faces as they gaze upon their radiant and improved skin is the ultimate reward for her. With a deep understanding of skincare intricacies, she ensures that each facial is a personalized journey towards revealing your skin's true potential. With a genuine passion for providing customized treatments, Vanessa creates a haven where luxury meets relaxation, ensuring that your experience is not just a service, but a serene escape from the everyday.
While her expertise lies in delivering rejuvenating facials, Vanessa is also a connoisseur of life's simple pleasures. When she's not in the treatment room, you might find her spending quality time with her beloved canine companion, exploring new horizons through invigorating fitness and wellness classes, or cherishing precious moments with friends and family with new experiences through traveling and exploring new cultures. We are so incredibly thrilled to share Vanessa’s amazing talents with all of you!