Monday - Friday 9:00am - 9:00pm Saturday & Sunday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Call us: 949.429.5757 TALEGA DAY SPA, INC 1161 Puerta Del Sol San Clemente, CA 92673

Meet the Staff

A Message from Sue and Jeff

“It’s our wish for you that Talega Day Spa is your refuge from the outside world, a place that not only takes you to a distant land, or even another time, but also where you can seek and find comfort, rest, and body care that promotes health, well-being, and reduction of stress and pain in your life. We envisioned Talega Day Spa to be your home away from home. We believe in making your visit here a warm, friendly, and caring experience, with the hope that you are returned back to the outside world refreshed and invigorated to face life’s challenges. Please let us know if we can make your visit more pleasant.”
Sue and Jeff bring 16 years of spa experience to Talega Day Spa. Also owners of Dana Point Bodycentre, they are deeply involved in the details within the spa, and always bring their personal touch. Sue is a licensed massage therapist with over 1000 hours of training and over 12 years experience. She is also a certified Hypnotherapist.

Our Aesthetician team is committed to identifying your skin’s needs, and prescribing the solution that enhances your skin’s health and vitality. They are highly trained professionals who bring years of experience to the table, and product knowledge that gives you the best options for maintaining youthful and healthy skin and body.


With being the newest esthetician, I bring a friendly personable demeanor to Talega Day Spa. I make sure I take my time and give clients the best and most relaxing service I can. I specialize in facials and also take care of most waxing needs.

I have gained knowledge from all types of education classes to help specialize each facial to benefit certain skin types and concerns.

If you haven't yet, please give me a visit at the spa and I would be happy to give your skin the boost it needs to stay healthy, refreshed, and rejuvenated!

Dasha Janik

Talega Day Spa has had the pleasure of working with Dasha for the past eight years. Dasha is very kind hearted with a great sense of humor. Dasha is a very skilled massage therapist as well as an excellent esthetician. If you haven't done so already come in to see Dasha for a massage or facial.


I have more than 8 years of experience as a clinical esthetician.My background has provided me numerous opportunities to work with clients of different ages with complex skin types such as acne, acne scarring, sun damage, rosacea, discoloration, lines and wrinkles or various skin conditions.

Mona Kirylo

Over the last 35 years as a multi licensed technician, I have had the quintessential experience working in the Beauty Salon and Spa Industry. Advancement in technology has enhanced my knowledge and abilities to provide Beauty and Wellness treatments to the endless number of people around the Globe. It has come to my knowledge that hands on contacts brings a comforting trust to the client and a gratification to the Therapist.

In my career there have been many opportunities that have enriched my life. Along with continued education, I have had the privilege to volunteer as a Greet The Day Touch Therapist in Orange County Hospital Oncology Infusion Centers. This training has allowed me to comfort those afflicted from cancer through Facials and Massage.

My journey in this career is to follow my heart and where it leads me. My challenge is to succeed and continue to touch the hearts of many that want to experience the Spa Retreat at Talega Day Spa. What better way to provide Spa services than to be near the ocean where I am most comfortable and connected with life and nature.

Our Massage Therapist team of men and women are a highly trained and experienced group of health-conscious professionals, whose focus from beginning to end is on you. These therapists are trained in many various massage modalities and body treatments for your benefit and choosing.

Donna Thompson

Donna has been with us since we started in 2004. In 1995 she began extensive training to become a Certified Physical Education Fitness Specialist. This sparked her passion to learn more as she embarked on her Holistic Health journey. She has since become a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist as well as a licensed Esthetician. She is also a pranic Healer and Guided Imagery Therapist. We invite you to meet and feel Donna’s healing touch. Once you have met Donna, you will see why her loyal followers rave about what a gifted and passionate therapist she is.

Misty Habetler

Misty Habetler has been in the industry for 13 years and has been teaching and training thousands the past 10 years. Misty specializes in Pregnancy, Hot Stone, and Deep Tissue Massages.

Tracy Nishimuta

Talega Day Spa would like to welcome back Tracy Nishimuta. Tracy started with us when we first opened and we are excited to have her back.

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Lou Ann Choss

"Your comfort, relaxation and deep release is the intention of my sessions."

Aloha... I invite you to come experience another level of Natural health and wellness through Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage, nutrition, exercise and prayer. Have a blessed day and I look forward to serving you soon.

Lou Ann has been practicing massage for more than 30 years, trained in the art of Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage therapy. She completed training on the Big Island of Hawaii after studying extensively with the late 'Aunty' Margaret Machado, world renowned master of Lomi Lomi, traditional Hawaiian massage.

Lou Ann spent many years teaching her skill at various retreat centers throughout Europe, Mainland USA and Hawaii, in addition to Ashtanga yoga instruction and nutritional cooking courses. Her work has been highly sought after by many high profile clients, including celebrities, political figures and royalty.

Lou Ann is pleased to share her life enhancing skills with Talega Day Spa since relocating to San Clemente to be close to her family.


Richard Ahron graduated from St. Paul College in Minnesota, and is truly happy to be back in his home state. Richard performs Swedish and Deep Tissue modalities with stress and pain reduction as his primary focus. His goal is to restore balance, decrease muscle stiffness, and stimulate the body's natural healing ability. Richard feels a sincere gratitude to practice massage therapy. He believes that massage is a healing art and science, and looks forward to touching the lives of as many people as possible.


Lidia joined us here at Talega Day Spa in October 2013. Licensed Esthetician and Certified Massage Therapist Lidia Correale since 1989 has performed the art Therapeutic Massage and regenerating and perfecting the skin. Many fortunate people have successfully rejuvenated their skin and found healing benefits from Lidia.

After studying at Labinsk Medical College as Massage Therapist and Medical Nurse, Massage Therapy at Healing Arts Institute in Sacramento California and in Tempe Arizona at Carsten Aveda face & body treatment technique and methods, Lidia Correale is known for her own personal particular method based on a special technique which continues to be extremely successful making magic for her clients skincare and Massage. Lidia’s philosophy is to achieve perfectly balanced, rejuvenated and healthy skin and healing the muscles with relaxing Therapeutic Massage techniques. She truly gives her positive energy to help all her clients walk away thoroughly satisfied and rejuvenated.

Unlike other beauty care providers; Lidia dedicates a great deal of time to each appointment, never rushing with any of her clients. She personally cares for each one of them, whether they are there with her for the first time or repeat clients.

So, Go ahead! Book your appointment for an un-forgettable experience Lidia here at Talega Day Spa!

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