Urban Spa Staff


Owner Urban Spa salon

Karla Kizer


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Born in Walla Walla Washington. With over 26 years of experience in the industry, she is a highly skilled and successful Nail Technician who has enjoyed and appreciated a loyal following.

Karla is also an accomplished Jewelry Artist “Karla Kizer Jewelry” but has put this on hold as she put 100% focus on URBAN SPA SALON.

As Family is near and dear to her heart she is exceptionally thankful for the opportunity to work beside her talented hair stylist daughter, Alexis.

Karla had the vision to create a Spa Salon environment where Clients feel welcomed and Service Providers feel appreciated.

She dedicates her career to exceeding expectations and providing a professional and relaxing environment for clients and staff. Karla takes great pride in her staff at URBAN SPA SALON and is very honored to have such a professional and dedicated team to work with each and every day.

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Regina Rux

International Nail Technician

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I grew up in Las Vegas Nevada and did nails Internationally in Ramstein Germany with 30 years of experience as a Nail Technician. I relocated with my entire family to Vancouver In 2008.

I specialize in manicures, pedicures, Juliette paper wraps, dip system, and gel polish. I offer a vast array of pedicure options including essential oils, masks, sugar scrubs, and hot stone massage. I am experienced in diabetic pedicures and reflexology.

When I am not working I love to spend time with my family, sightsee, travel and hiking trails with my husband and 3 dogs. I love living in the PNW!


Alexis Scott Hair Salon Urban Spa Salon

Alexis Scott


360-949-7688 [email protected]

Alexis has been doing hair professionally for 11+ years and loves her spot here at URBAN SPA SALON where she is supported by a great team, including her mother and owner Karla. She brings a fun, artistic, yet professional vibe to this beautiful place of business.

Alexis has many different interests including Fashion, the great outdoors and anything including her family and friends.

Her training came from Gene Juarez Academy in Seattle, Washington. In addition to using the wonderful color line of Pulpriot & Redken, she is also certified in Brazilian Blowout hair-smoothing treatment and is always attending classes for further education to stay on top of the exciting new trends.

Alexis carries several lines of retail product including Pureology, Redken, Surface Unite, Pulpriot, and Redavid.

Payton Staples Urban Spa Salon

Payton Staples

Skin Care, Esthetics & Eyelash Extensions


Payton has always held a passion for the beauty industry, upon completing her education in central Oregon, she found her true passion lies in skin care, while continuing her education in facials, lash extensions and waxing.

The passion she has for helping achieve skin care and eyelash goals shines through from the moment you set foot into her space.

KAty Hannond Hair Salon Urban Spa Salon

Katy Hammond


(360) 949-7688

Amanda Sallee Urban Spa Salon

Amanda Sallee


(360) 901-1300

Amanda has been a licensed stylist in Oregon since 2009, but just recently received her Washington license. After taking a few years off from the hair industry she is excited to get back in it and make people feel gorgeous. She loves a good blond highlight but is great with all color. She is passionate about listening to her client's needs and wants to make them feel their best. In her free time, she loves to be outdoors with her husband and 1.5-year-old son.

Marci Labowski-Sugata Urban Spa Salon

Marci Labowski-Sugata


(360) 921-2799

Marci attended Beau Monde Academy of Hair Design and developed a passion for doing hair as a little girl.

She is very creative and likes to think outside the box. Marci knows keeping up with the latest styles and trends are a must, and takes classes to further her education. She is certified in Brazilian blowouts, eyelash extensions, and loves doing color.

Marci lives in the Vancouver area with her husband, two dogs, and her cat. In her spare time, you can find Marci golfing, shopping, or looking for a great happy hour. Check her work out at www.instagram.com/manesbymarci

Kelly Zahniser Massage Therapapy Urban Spa Salon

Kelly Zahniser

Massage Therapist/Spray Tan Specialist 


Kelly has been bronzing beauties with her spray tan skills since 2010. She uses only professional grade, all natural solutions with her clients.

Spray Tanning isn't her only venture, Kelly graduated from the Ashmead School of Massage in 2004 with honors, where she studied Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Reflexology, Table Tia Massage and has extensive training in treating injuries along with Cupping Massage.

Kelly strives to educate her clients and provide the best care she possibly can.

Kelly also accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield plans and motor vehicle accident claims.

Marrisa Bissonnette Massage Therapy Urban Spa Salon

Marrisa Bissonnette  

Massage Therapist  

Over the last eleven years, Marrisa has worked in Chiropractic clinics studying physical trauma and ways to relieve it. She specializes in Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy. Some of her education has included Reflexology, Intraoral Massage for TMJ/Lockjaw, Oncology Massage for people living with cancer, Hypnotherapy to facilitated one on one and group meditation, and Athletic Taping for injury support. She has extensive experience working with people who have been in motor vehicle accidents and was a rehab therapist in her last position as well. When she's not facilitating healing she can be found playing in the bountiful Pacific Northwest with the loves of her life- her two small children. She also enjoys hot yoga, Epsom salt baths, reading, camping, painting, thrifting for vintage clothes and going to Disneyland as often as she can.

Gimena Phillips URBAN SPA SALON

Gimena Phillips

Master Eyelash Artist

Gimena is a master lash artist who trained at Amazing Lash Studio in Fort Worth, Texas. Gimena has been working in the Pearl District of Portland where she enjoyed an extensive and beautiful lash clientele coupled with an extensive and less beautiful commute...as a fellow Felida resident, she has found her home with us and is eager to meet all of you! Gimena is offering Classic, Hybrid, Russian Volume, and Natural Mink lash extensions, as well as Ellebanna Lash,  lifts, Lashcara, tinting and waxing.

Kylie Scott Stylist Hair Salon Urban Spa Salon

Kylie Scott


(360) 771-8966

Kylie's strong passion for beauty goes back to middle school when she started experimenting with makeup and hair. She has a talent for color and loves to help make her client's ideas come to life and feel beautiful. Kylie is creative and blessed to go to work at a job she considers "play" and plans to continue her education in learning new techniques that will expand her skills. Kylie was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and loves to camp, hike, road trips, explore new places and go on spontaneous adventures. She has a large extended family and enjoys spending time with them and her friends.

Beth Sharon Urban Spa Salon

Beth Sharon


(803) 629-4502
Beth is a South Carolina native, where she started her career in Cosmetology. After spending many years in the pageant industry as a winning contestant, judge, coach and pageant director she soon realized her love for hair and makeup. This led her going to cosmetology school in her later years where she graduated with high achievement from Paul Mitchell the School, Columbia in late 2014. Beth moved to the Vancouver area with her wonderful husband, Keith, their four children, and two dogs. Beth specializes in haircutting of all ages, color, highlighting, updo styles, bridal and everyday to special occasion makeup. Her passion that started out as a hobby has grown into an amazing career in the salon industry. She is excited to be apart of our family here at Urban Spa Salon.
Rebecca Kessler Urban Spa Salon

Rebecca Kessler 

Massage Therapist

(360) 909-8179
Becky has been practicing massage therapy for 20 years. She enjoys doing bodywork whether it is for relaxation, to de-stress, or to relieve pain and heal from injuries. She has studied Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, myofascial release, infrared light therapy, Kinesio taping, cupping and much more. Becky has also been in the fitness industry for 30 plus years. This has given her a great understanding of the body and how it works and what it needs to make it work better. It has also given her the experience and knowledge to work with seniors, teens, disabled clients as well as athletes. She brings to her practice many tools including Cupping, Infra-Red Light Therapy, Hot Stones, Guasha, Myofascia Release Tech and Vibration Therapy to tailor your message just for you and will help you enjoy the powerful healing benefits of massage. Becky does insurance billing and bills for motor vehicle accidents as well.