Tia Smith, Licensed Massage Therapist
“I graduated from the Mind Body Institute in Nashville, Tennessee after an interest in trauma and recovery led me to pursue a career in massage therapy. The body has the ability to heal itself and I dedicate my time to researching new ways to facilitate this during my appointments. I believe individually tailored, regular massage routines can help to offset the daily physical and mental stressors that we face every day.”
Lisia Tucker, Owner and Professional Hairstylist
Aqua Bella offers a wide range of services-from a full hair salon that specializes in hair color and multidimensional hair coloring to a full day spa with massages, facials, manicure, pedicures and waxing. We are also up-to-date with technology, offering online booking and gift certificate purchases 24/7.
Lisia takes pride in her salon and in her staff. She lives in Hermitage with her husband of 28 years, Ron Tucker. When she’s not “playing beauty shop,” she enjoys traveling, reading and listening to music and podcasts. She also enjoys real estate and has been a broker for 25+ years with Parks Realty.
Ashlie Templeton, Professional Hairstylist
Ashlie is a native of Lebanon, Tennessee. After graduating from Lebanon High school, she attended Madison University of Beauty where she received her license.
Ashlie has been with Aqua Bella for ten years. She has always wanted to work in the hair industry and has been extremely successful. Her passion for people shines through in her great results. Ashlie continues to perfect her skills with ongoing color and cutting training classes.
“Ashlie’s talent and experience are evident at every visit. It’s not just a hair cut, it’s an experience.”
– Sara Pulcastro (client for 2+ years)
“Ashlie and I discussed my hair cut and color and she made recommendations before proceeding. I was very pleased with the outcome.”
Kristen Wilson, Professional Hairstylist
Kristen is a Nashville native, born and raised in Madison, Tennessee. At an early age, she found her love for hair and knew that, one day, she would be a stylist.
After graduating high school, she pursued her passion at Tennessee Technology Center and soon after finishing cosmetology school she joined our team. She enjoys meeting new people, helping them better understand their hair, along with its challenges, and loves to make people feel good by suggesting color or cutting options. Whether your change is drastic or subtle, she would love for your to consider her as your stylist.
Katie-Anne Mires, Professional Hairstylist
Katie-Anne was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She currently lives in Mount Juliet where she spends time on the lake and with her dog, Paris.
She attended Paul Mitchell the School where she received advanced training in cutting, color, and styling. Katie-Anne has always had a passion for making everyone beautiful by suggesting hairstyles and colors that are favorable for your facial structure and skin tone.
“I moved to Nashville about 3 years ago and have not found a salon that I have trusted and enjoyed. Well the search is over, Aqua Bell is going to be my new salon. Katie-Anne was wonderful! It was my first time to the salon and with Katie-Anne. This will not be my last because of the awesome service. She listened to what I wanted, gave advice to me on what I should do, what is best for my face shape, recommended products, and made me feel SO comfortable. The rest of the staff seemed to make everyone feel comfortable as well. I notices another client walking out just smiling after she was finished! Thanks for making my salon experience comfortable. P.S. is was so easy to make the appointment online, too! Loved it all!”
Jessie Campbell, Professional Hairstylist
Originally from Mississippi, Jessie moved up to Tennessee in 2009 and has added years of experience in the hair industry to the Aqua Bella team since 2010.
Jessie specializes in the latest color and highlight techniques and loves customizing beautiful, natural-looking highlights and low lights for her clients. She also loves designing trendy and stylish haircuts for each individual- it’s one of her many specialties.
In her spare time, Jessie loves to spend time with her son, Will, and her husband, Kevin.
“I love making my clients look their best and feel confident in their own skin!”
“I love the way Jessie does my highlights and styles my hair, it looks fabulous every time!”
-Jessica Rutledge (Client since 2007)
Toni Riley, Professional Hairstylist
Toni was born in Macon, Georgia, but is a longtime resident of Nashville, Tennessee. She attended Style Masters Beauty Academy in 2003 where she received advanced training in color, cutting and styling. She enjoys meeting new people and creating the perfect look that reflects their unique style. Book your appointment with her today!
Brittany Willis, Professional Hairstylist
Brittany is a native of Mount Juliet and has been with Aqua Bella for 6 years. After working in the hair industry, she has developed a passion for the hair and beauty. In her time working behind the chair she has learned a wide range of hair techniques including long hair cutting and up-dos, however, her passion is color.
Brittany believes in continual education and strives to stay at the forefront of her field with her knowledge of the new products and services available in order to provide excellent service to her clientele. She specializes in cutting edge coloring techniques, foil highlights and lowlights, color correction, modern cuts, kid’s cuts, styling, special occasion hair dressing, and waxing. She stays updated on all the latest trends so that she can give you the look you want!
Brittany places high value on listening to her clients, understanding their needs and respecting their hair….and she strives for unlimited creativity! In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, crafts, and watching football with her husband, Michael. Book your appointment with her today!
Kelsey Sneed, Professional Hairstylist
Born and raised in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, Kelsey has a passion for helping people feel good about themselves. She graduated from Wilson Central High School in 2007 and attended Paul Mitchell after graduating where she received advanced training in cutting, color and styling. She worked in Nashville doing hair for 3 years and has been with Aqua Bella since April 2012. Book with Kelsey today!
” I love it when my hair stylist really listens to me, does what I want, is honest with me, and gives me her opinion on what will work best for me. Kelsey does just that! She is the perfect example of a hairstylist that you can trust and rely on to do an outstanding job on your hair and you will walk out of the salon feeling beautiful and amazing!
Heather Berry, Professional Hairstylist
Heather has had a passion for the beauty industry most of her adult life. She began her journey in Michigan in 2005 when she became a licensed aesthetician. Though skin care is something that is very important to her, she felt a calling to get behind the chair. When her husband was relocated to Tennessee for his work, Heather chose to further her education with Paul Mitchell the School in Murfreesboro where she became a licensed cosmetologist.
Heather continues to further her education by traveling to numerous hair show and classes around the country. She, her husband and her dog, Lucy, have settled into Murfreesboro where they enjoy spending their time outdoors hiking, biking, and kayaking. Heather is very happy to call Tennessee her forever home. Book your appointment with Heather, today!
Ra’Sheka Howard, Nail Care Technician
Shelly Garlow, Nail Care Technician and Skin Care Specialist
Shelly grew up in Mount Juliet, Tennessee and takes great pride in working at Aqua Bella. She attended Stylemaster’s Beauty Academy in Lebanon for Cosmetology and then decided to pursue the profession of skin care and attended Jon Nave University of Cosmetology for Esthetics. As a teenager, she struggled with skin problems of her own and finds joy in helping others take better care of their skin. Shelly has now been a skin care specialist and pedicurist in the beauty industry for almost 10 years.
Kelsey Collins, Skin Care Specialist
Christy Hagan, Licensed Massage Therapist
After 13 years as a Mortgage Loan Processor, Christy saw her divisional layoff as a life altering event for the better and not the worse. She took the opportunity and chose to pursue her passion of massage therapy and attended Mind Body Institute; she graduated in May of 2011. That following year, she joined Aqua Bella to pursue her passion in relaxation. Christy is certified in Swedish Relaxation Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Bamboo Fusion Massage. She understands that we all have stress in our lives and loves to help people relax and let go of the tension life creates.
Mandy McAlexander, Licensed Massage Therapist
Mandy graduated from the Mind Body Institute in June of 2013. She is passionate about massage therapy and the life altering benefits it can bring to those who suffer from chronic pain and stress. “I know that no single modality of massage is right for every individual. I find out what my clients wants and needs are then tailor the massage to them.”
Julie Jarman, Licensed Massage Therapist
Julie Jarman LMT is a graduate of Tennessee School of Therapeutic Massage in Knoxville,TN. She enjoys helping people relax and to relieve sore muscles. She has been a licensed massage therapist since 2013, specializing in Swedish, Hot Stone, Pregnancy and Deep Tissue Massage.