About Élan Skin Spa

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 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!


Mariposa has a genuine passion for the healing arts.

She is a massage therapist as well as an Esthetician for the last 20 years.  Mariposa has worked at Destination Resorts, Medispas and presently she shares her gifts at  Elan Skin Spa. 

Her specialties are holistic skin care with a european touch, Lymphatic Drainage, and Lomi Lomi Hawaiian Massage.

Lymphatic Drainage is a subtle massage, that helps reduce swelling pre or post surgery, helps detox the body and can even assist with weight loss.

Lomi Lomi is a traditional Hawaiian massage that includes long flowing strokes with warm oil and is very relaxing.

We at Elan Skin Spa are thrilled to have Mariposa as a member of our family team


Maurizio is a European trained licensed massage therapist & skin care specialist since 1992, having worked in Rome, Paris, Monaco, Barcelona, & Amsterdam.  

Specializing in, body treatments, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Reflexology, Neonatal and many other massage modalities. 

Maurizio brings an extensive knowledge, offering results in skin care, and body treatments.

Whether you desire a one-time appointment or plan to indulge in a personally designed series of multiple treatments, we at Elan Skin Spa are confident that you will be extremely pleased with your experience.

We are very proud to have such a powerhouse as part of our Spa Family


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.


Shannon is a Master Nail Technician. She started her career at the age of 18. In the last 30 years, she has become a professional powerhouse in the nail industry. Her experience includes owning a small business as well as consulting other business owners to help them develop and open a successful Nail Spa.

Shannon has also been a Nail Technician Educator at a local cosmetology school, learning while mentoring new Nail Technicians.

We are delighted to have her as part of our expert team.