A trained Beauty Therapist, Lisa has been managing the Reception team for a number of years. Lisa is a real busy bee, always bustling around doing 2 or 3 jobs at once!! A busy mum, Lisa has 2 young boys that she also needs to keep in check! You’ll catch Lisa on Reception at least a couple of times during the week. There are very few clients Lisa doesn’t know!
Having worked mostly in Financial Services, Kate decided a part time job in her local Studio would be perfect for her, having always enjoyed exercise and more specifically group exercise classes! Kate is married with a grown up step-son and she has 2 gorgeous dogs that she’s always out walking, whatever the weather!
Studying at Fife College takes up most of Lauren’s week. As a full-time student, Lauren is in the Studio at the weekend and usually a Monday morning. With a passion & talent for graphic design, Lauren extends her Reception duties to create some great artwork around the Studio!
Shannon Watson Receptionist
Shannon trained as an Early Years Officer but fancied a change and moved into Hospitality in 2013. With a keen interest in Ice Hockey, you can find Shannon in the crowd cheering on Fife Flyers, or behind the bar serving those thirsty fans!! Shannon is on Reception throughout the week, welcoming you to the Studio & helping with any queries.
Dawn NesbitBeauty Manager
Dawn trained at Fife College and worked in some well-known Spas, including Stobo Castle, before joining Mind & Body Studio in 2012. Managing the Beauty team, Dawn is always looking at what’s going on in the Industry and adding new treatments to our treatment listing. She’s well known across town for her HD Brows – not her own, but the work she does on clients! – and her Skin treatments. Trained in various Environ treatments, Dawn is an excellent skin care advisor.
Kat CameronBeauty Therapist
Originally from Kirkcaldy, Kat trained at Fife College, graduating in 2013. Her first Beauty Therapy role was at the Old Course Hotel, St Andrews. She moved to Edinburgh to take up a position at the Balmoral Hotel, and it was here she had a few celebrity clients…. lucky girl! Kat is incredible at massages & facials due to her spa experience; however, she has also completed the Bio Sculpture training so can also claim to be an ‘Expert Nail Technician’ too!
Islay ConnellyBeauty Therapist
In her last year at College, Islay joined the Beauty team working a few days a week, whilst completing her studies. She’s a local girl, and alongside Beauty has an interest in Gymnastics. She recently qualified as a Coach and loves training the team! Another Ice Hockey fan, you’ll find Islay supporting Fife Flyers whenever she can!!
Susan SimpsonOwner & Instructor
Having worked in the corporate world for 20 years, a passion for Dance, Yoga & Pilates led Susan to retrain as a Pilates Instructor. Susan studied Business at Edinburgh University and upon graduating joined Tesco as a Graduate Trainee. Having held various HR roles in Retail & more latterly the Financial Services Industries, Susan worked as a Senior Business Partner, partnering members of the Executive Committee, developing & coaching their senior teams. Managing & training in her own Studio is a huge departure from being part of a large organisation but one she is determined to make a success of! Now a fully qualified Pilates Instructor, Susan is certified to teach all of the Pilates apparatus, having completed her training & examinations with Lolita’s Legacy.