Elina Arutyunova is from Armenia and came to Louisville seventeen years ago to live with her sister and family. She attended beauty school in Louisville, and graduated with her license in 2001. She specializes in pedicures, manicures for natural nails and loves doing shellac and vinylux. Elina is fluent in English and has a great passion for doing nail services where she appreciates the positive atmosphere and friendly staff along with the dedication to client service. A recent client wrote saying "I always receive the best pedicures from Elina and she helped me find the perfect color. I enjoy talking with her and appreciate her professionalism."
Elina is available Monday 9-6, Tuesday 9-7, Wednesday 9-7:30, Thursday 9-7, Friday 9-6, and Saturday 9-5. Later hours are possible on request.

Kihra Ayres, originally from Chicago, has been a massage therapist for five years. She graduated from Daymar College for Medical Massage Therapy. She specializes in Therapeutic or Deep Tissue massage techniques stemming from getting her start in a Chiropractors office. Kihra also performs Swedish, Pre-natal, and Aromatherapy. Her clients all compliment her on concentrating each massage to their individual needs and issues. Whether you are looking to simply relax or work out chronic muscle issues, she can help you let go of your stress and leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Several clients have commented on Kihra's incredible strength and her ability to penetrate their muscles unlike any other therapist.
Kihra is also the Manager for Tranquility Salon & Spa, but has set aside Tuesdays for her clients.

A graduate of PJs College of Cosmetology in 2011, Kelly Cooksey performs all nail services including shellac and is passionate about keeping clients hands and feet in great shape. With her enthusiasm and creativity she has quickly built a loyal following of clients of all ages from children to seniors. Kellys passion is made clear through her friendly personality and attention to detail, along with her desire to learn and grow. Her clients are always impressed with her extensive knowledge and concern for the health and beauty of their nails. A recent client wrote: "I most enjoyed your scent free environment. Kelly's nail care was the most professional."
Kelly is available Monday 9-5, Tuesday 9-5, Wednesday 9-5, Thursday 9-5, and Saturday 9-5. Later hours are possible on request.

Cindy Grimes is a master stylist and fully licensed cosmetologist. Originally from Chicago, she has been with Tranquility for over nine years and specializes in hair care, skin care, and waxing. Passionate about connecting with people, Cindy prides herself on being able to listen to what her client wants and to help guide them in the appropriate direction. She is known and appreciated for her vision and her honesty. A very happy client recently wrote, I have had facials in some of the leading spas around the United States. My facials with Cindy are constantly superior to those. Another client writes, Cindy does excellent work and is a joy to be around.
Cindy is available Tuesday 9-7:30, Wednesday 9-4:30, Thursday 11-7:30, Friday 9-4, and Saturday 9-4.

Michael Johnson is a wonderful addition to Tranquility's superb massage staff. Mike intuitively blends over eight years of experience in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pre/Post Sports event, Trigger Point, and Lymphatic Drainage techniques to relieve pain, decrease stress, and increase flexibility. He is able to get out the deepest knots and bring immediate relief to all your aching muscles. One client wrote that Mike gave her the best massage she has ever had in over 50 years!
Mike is available Sunday 12-6, Monday 12-6, Wednesday 4-9, Thursday 5-9, and is also available by request for in-home service calls.

Renee Hale-Kent
has long been fascinated by the medicinal effects of plants on our health and beauty. Her goal as a fully-trained and licensed aesthetician is to share her passion and extensive knowledge of the minence skin care line. She specializes in all waxing services and facials for sensitive, acne prone, dry, scarred and aging skin. She enjoys meeting, calming, helping and healing each client. Her clients have left comments such as "Renee's facial was more than delightful" and my skin never felt and looked more perfect!"
Renee is available Tuesday 10-4, Wednesday 11-6, Thursday 11-3, Friday 12-4, and Saturday 10-5.

Leslie Sexstella graduated in September 2014 with a degree in medical massage and has quickly developed a loyal clientele at Tranquility since starting over a year ago. She and her husband moved to Louisville from the Cleveland area with their four children. Leslie decided to pursue a career as a massage therapist after witnessing her husbands chronic back pain and is adept at performing aromatherapy, deep tissue, Swedish, hot stone, pre-natal and specializes in neck and shoulder massage. Leslie's goal is to ease your aches, pains, and stress and help every one of her clients feel their best. "Leslie's massage was awesome, I can't wait until the next one!!"
Leslie is available Monday 9-2, Tuesday 3-9, Wednesday 9-2, Thursday 9-9, Friday 9-6, and Saturday 9-6.

Tranquility welcomes to our staff Hairstylist and Cosmetologist, Amber Smith. Amber is deeply devoted to executing the most beautiful individual results for her clients. She believes real beauty starts within, but can be enhanced on the outside. My mission is to create a meaningful experience for my clients by helping them feel incredible on the inside through my artistic abilities on the outside. I take pride in every detail and keeping my integrity at the forefront. Amber specializes in Balayage, Hot Head Extensions, eyelash extensions, make-up, and event styling and is en enthusiastic proponent of the minence skin care line.
Amber is available Monday 10-6, Wednesday 1-9, Thursday 10-7, Friday 10-6:30, and every other Saturday 9-6.

Dawn Smothers
, Licensed Massage Therapist has been working as a part-time massage therapist at Tranquility for several years. She graduated from Advanced Massage Therapeutics over twelve years ago and has worked as a massage therapy instructor at Daymar College School of Massage Therapy. She also teaches anatomy, physiology, pathology, and strategies for life. She is from Louisville and has worked in spas as well as doctors and chiropractors offices. Dawn specializes in therapeutic massage, (especially neck, hip, and back massage), prenatal, deep tissue, and reflexology. A recent testimonial said "Dawn gave me a full body massage that was wonderful. Best massage I've ever had!"
Dawn is available Wednesday 9-5 and Saturday 9-5.

Victoria Stine returns to Tranquility as a full-time licensed massage therapist. After working at the front desk for almost four years, she went to the Louisville School of Massage to get her license and started working near her home in Elizabethtown. She became a massage therapist in order to help those with injuries and who are in pain. Her specialties are therapeutic body work, healing relaxation, trigger point and deep tissue massage. Victoria has been practicing for three years and loves being able to help others through touch and healing. "Working in massage has given me purpose and fulfillment in a way that I cannot describe. When you schedule a massage with me I will listen to your needs, and address them with calmness and a giving nature that will facilitate whatever healing or relaxation you seek."
Victoria is available Sunday 12-6, Monday 9-6, Tuesday 9-9, Wednesday 9-9, Thursday 9-9, and Friday 9-6:30.

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At Tranquility our spa packages are good for at least one year and can be used over separate days. Additional services can be added to a package at a 10% discount. On packages for groups of three or more please call for pricing and availability.


Your hair is as important to us as it is to you. Whether it's a great cut or a change in color, our experienced stylists will work with you to achieve the look that you want to make you look your best and feel great.


We offer an intimate & personalized service without the "assembly line" or high sales pressure that you may sometimes experience at other salons and spas. Our loyal clientele appreciate the wide-range of quality personalized services performed by a professional & experienced staff.