Our Highly Skilled & Compassionate Staff

Our staff of licensed professional is here to assist you on your healing journey. We coma from a variety of backgrounds and experience and aim to bring you only our best self to enhance your path with passion and integrity.



Krystine Kuecha


Krystine has been involved in the Spa & Fitness Industry for over 30 years. She combines her knowledge and experience in Aesthetics, Aromatherapy, Holistic Healing, Nutrition, Naturopathic Health, Physiology & Product Chemistry and Customer Service into a complete package at The Compass. A South Florida native she now calls South Tampa her home with her significant other Mark and their furry “kids” Spooner & Charlie.

  • BA Biology, minor in Health Science (Nutrition)
  • Para-medical Aesthetics License
  • Fitness & Yoga Instructor Certified
  • Sports Nutrition Certified
  • Anxiety, Trauma & Wellness Certified
  • Master Aromatherapist
  • Reiki & Sound Therapy Certified
  • Advance Herbal Studies Certified
  • Ayurvedic Wellness Certified
  • Wellness Educator & Author
  • Accupressure Master (currently understudy)
  • Facility Director – Product Developer

Anita Nguyen

Spa Assistant & LMT

Her warm & gentle presence makes each guest feel welcome in our facility. The Compass is pleased to have Anita as one of our original staff members and delighted to watch her grow as a professional in the healing world.

  • AccuMassage
  • Scalp Therapy
  • Foot ReFresh Therapy
  • Cranio Sacral Therapy
  • Pre/Post Natal Massage
  • Angel & Energy Healing (IET Certified)

Estella Leon Perez


Estella—has just joined our wonderful team of practitioners. Her compassionate personality and interest in the healing arts is a welcome addition.

  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Trigger Point
  • Tranquility Massage
  • MyoFacial Release
  • LomiLomi Rituals

Harrizel Staszewski

NST Specialist & LMT

Harrizel—joins our staff with 17 years in Healthcare and an incredible passion for helping people through the restorative process. Her comprehensive care & intuitive sense can guide you through therapeutic modalities that best suit your needs…

  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Trigger Point
  • NeuroSomatic Therapy
  • Trauma Therapy

Julie McDede

Spa Operations Assistant

Julie has a lovely presence and smile that warms your heart the moment you meet her. The newest member of our family :)

  • See her Sweet_TreatsComeTrue IG page for her unique dessert delights

Associated Contributors


Rest assured you’re in the best of hands with a Registered Nurse, and ICU nurse, with over 9 years of experience. I am passionate about helping those who take initiative to help themselves. Feel free to ask me any questions you may have or to request ways I can better serve you. SEE IV THERAPY SERVICE HERE

Victora Marie Downing

Journaling          |          Somatic Experiencing          |          Yoga Nidra

Maria Sollon, MS, CSCS, PES

Maria has been in the fitness industry for over 25 years.  Her creative movements and innovative workout programs demonstrate her love and passion for what she does best – inspire us to move our bodies, create unique workouts that balance strength and flexibility, educate proper form and body awareness to prevent injury, and improve our overall performance and well-being.

Follow her on social media: @groovysweat www.mariasollonfitness.com

John Giancarlo - Kaji Healing

John is an occasional "guest staff" member who helps bridge the Eastern philosophies of martial arts healing and our own modalities. He is part of our ReAlign program and Holistic Awareness Educators league. You may schedule with John at his facility in Wesley Chapel or book as part of his on location once per month in S Tampa