Meet Our Team
At Bella Spa and Beauty, our team has been brought together as a passionate group of women. We work together as a team to serve you as our client for your beauty needs. With the utmost quality and satisfaction, we want to provide you with a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere when you arrive at our luxurious day spa.
Gabbi Miller Myers
Owner / Medical Esthetician
Gabbi has dreamed about opening a spa since middle school. She started her at journey at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the entrepreneurship and small business management program. Gabbi continued on to an esthetics program at South Hills Beauty Academy where she received her Esthetics License.
Gabbi's path then led her to gain more hands on experience in the medical spa industry. Her exposure to the medical spa industry opened her eyes up to a whole new world of skin and beauty opportunities.
Gabbi's hard work and ambition for creating a day spa atmosphere is what brought Bella Spa and Beauty to its existence. She had a vision for the once abandoned building near the Kovalchick Center that she was able to create into a beautiful spa for future clients.
Gabbi's passion truly shows when she is working one-on-one and connecting with her clients. She is very comfortable to work with and is helpful when discussing your beauty goals.
Gabbi is constantly staying up to date with the latest skin care techniques, best Sanita's products and many other medical spa procedures that she uses everyday at the spa.
Dr. Cynthia Hoffmeir
Board Certified Physician /
Cosmetic Injection Specialist
Dr. Cynthia Hoffmeir is board certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Practitioners. She specializes in cosmetic dermatology and specialty care of the skin.
She graduated in 1981 from Gannon University with a B.S. in Chemistry and Biochemistry and went on to complete her Doctor of Osteopathic Medical Degree in 1985, from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri.
She has been practicing medicine in Clarion, PA for 29 years and owns the Simply Skin Medical Spa.
She has been in the forefront of aesthetic enhancing procedures for two decades and has distinguished herself as a Master Injector by Allergan, the makers of Botox and Juvederm.
She is committed to helping patients achieve their cosmetic goals with the most natural and aesthetically beautiful results as possible.
Dr. Hoffmeier gives every patient personal attention and uses a unique sense of artistry to achieve the highest level of patient satisfaction.
Dr. Hoffmeier is certified to inject Botox, The Juvederm family of products, Radiesse, Belotero, Sculptra, Dysport, The Restylane family of products, and Kybella. She is also certified to treat spider and varicose veins with the use of multiple aesthetic lasers.
Dr. Hoffmeir is excited to be part of the Bella Spa and Beauty team to bring additional options to the community for facial rejuvenation and beauty.
DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Jason is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners with a focus on family medicine.
Jason graduated from IUP in 2005 with a Bachelor's in Exercise Science. He decided to go back to school for nursing and graduated from Hagerstown Community College in Maryland with an Associate's in Nursing in 2011. He went on to complete his Bachelor's in Nursing, Master's in Nursing, and Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Robert Morris University.
Jason has been in practice since 2020 working in an urgent care setting at iCARE in Ebensburg, PA. Additionally, he has over 8 years of experience working as an RN in an emergency department setting.
Kristen is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Licensed Esthetician. She graduated from Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy and Altoona Beauty School. She is very passionate about what she does and loves working one on one with many different clients. Her favorite part about her career is being able to help people relax, help relieve chronic and acute pain, and just simply making everyone feel great about themselves.
Kara is a licensed esthetician and a reiki-certified healer. She graduated from Altoona Beauty School with her Esthetics License. Kara is also Reiki Master Certified. She has always loved the spa atmosphere, which was the reason she choose the career path that she did. Kara feels inspired to always make people feel relaxed and confident. She is excited to have the opportunity to meet new people and be a part of Team Bella. Kara also looks forward to pampering everyone and incorporating reiki healing energy techniques during facials.
Making someone look and feel amazing is such a rewarding feeling. After a year of radiology, Kendra knew that working with people was in her future but radiology was not, which lead her to studying esthetics at Douglas Education Center. Kendra has learned so much about the industry and herself on this journey and couldn’t imagine being in any other field. While working as a receptionist at Bella Spa and Beauty Kendra will also be learning about nails at DEC. She looks forward to getting to know everyone and making them feel at home while gaining the experience to have a great future as a part of Team Bella.
Massage Therapist / Assistant Manager
Chelse received her associates in specialized business for massage therapy at Mccann School of Business in 2014. Having over 5 years of experience in the field she specialized in therapeutic massage and she strives to help every person that she works with.
Phylis graduated from the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy in 2002. She specializes in prenatal, deep tissue, instrument assisted myofasical release, and reiki. She is looking forward to meeting new clients and sharing her knowledge and passion for massage therapy.
Jenn received her cosmetology license from The Salon Professional Academy in Altoona in 2017. She found a love for nails and renewed her passion for art in doing nail services. Who knew how creative you could be doing nails! The canvas is just a tad bit smaller. In October 2018 she joined the Bella Spa team. Jenn loves working with her clients and looks forward to meeting new ones. Nothing makes Jenn feel better than to make someone else feel more confident about themselves. Every day brings something new and she is excited to see where this journey takes her.
Ashley is a graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management. Ashley spent several years working in the wedding and special event industry, where her passion working with clients grew. She is excited to join Team Bella and meet new people. In her free time, Ashley enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Diana graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in
2017. Shortly after graduation, she decided to pursue her dream and attended Altoona Beauty School,
where she received her license in cosmetology and i cosmetology instructor. Diana has been working in
the industry for three years. She has enjoyed nails from a young age. It isn’t everyday that a girl wears
fake nails to kindergarten. She enjoys customizing every set of nails according to an individual’s taste.
Nail art is something she has grown to love and is continuously trying new things. Diana is always
ready to have new services and techniques thrown her way to meet the requests of her clients.
Lisa is a licensed massage therapist and Esthetician, but massage is her passion.She graduated from the Western School of Health and Business in 2007 for massage therapy. She continued with her education in Esthetics in 2011 at the Altoona Beauty School. She's also a hospice volunteer at Excela Health in Greensburg. She loves connecting with people through the healing touch of massage. With 14 years experience she strives to help more people feel relaxed and comfortable. She pays attention to each person's needs and expectations. She is looking forward to meeting you and having each person feel what massage can do for them, total peace and relaxation.
Alena Kupchella Gourley, MSW, Certified Consulting Hypnotist is a healer specializing in past life regression and hypnotic healing. She received her B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from IUP in 2003 and her Master of Social Work from the University of KY in 2006. She received her Past Life Regression training in 2007 in Arizona. We utilize hypnosis to access a past life and work with your Healing Angels, Guides, Ancestors, Elementals and Spirit Animals. She is honored to be a part of the process to help clients heal current or past relationship issues, physical, mental or emotional traumas, phobias, anxieties or addictions.
She obtained her National Guild of Hypnotist certification in 2020. Hypnosis can be utilized for many issues,
Offering many classes to share knowledge gained from Spirit and her own mystical journey.
"May our sessions bring everything that
is exactly right for you!"
Amy is a graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in hospitality management. She is passionate about working with people and creating the best possible patient experience, greeting each patient with a welcoming smile. Her management and organizational skills combined with a positive, team-based approach creates greater flow and efficiency. In her free time she loves to travel and spend time with her family and friends.
Join Our Team
Looking to join the team? Great news! We are always on the search for new talented team members. We may not always have an opening, but we would love to connect with you for future employment opportunities. Please send your resume and we will be in touch soon.