Valley West Salon Spa

515.223.6204

vw@serenitycouture.com

1551 Valley West Dr.

Suite 286

West Des Moines, IA

 

Hours of Operation

Monday-Saturday: 9am to 9pm

Sunday: 11am to 6pm

MEET THE VALLEY WEST TEAM

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Cassandra H

Spa Therapist
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I attended the Aveda Institute Des Moines for both the Esthetics and Massage program. I recently completed my first year as a Spa Therapist at Serenity Couture. I am passionate about everything that Aveda stands for. I strive to help our guests relax, and educate them on how to incorporate those relaxation techniques into their own lives, so they can leave our spa feeling better and happier.
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Mia H

Technician
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I’m Mia, an educator/mentor here at Serenity Couture. I’ve been with the company since 2009 and have developed my skill, and deepened my passion for this industry through the many opportunities Serenity has provided me! My passion is education- for myself, my coworkers, and my guests! I’m here to make you feel and look you’re absolute best, then SHOW you how to create that look yourself at home! I believe in building lasting relationships- built on trust with my guests and am proud to say I LOVE what I do J Aside from working, I enjoy spending time with my beautiful son, and reading a good book.
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Kelsey Mc

Senior Designer
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My name is Kelsey McCasland. I have been with Serenity for two years and love my job. Since I started, I have taken many classes to expand my knowledge within the world of beauty. My main goal is to make every one of my guest feel welcome and beautiful!
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Karina C

Master Technician
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I have been in the Industry for 10 years and have been working with Aveda for 9 years. My passion is hair cutting and coloring. I have attended advanced education classes over the years in New York City, Toronto, Minneapolis, Kansas City as well as Des Moines.
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Emily S

Master Artist
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Hi my name is Emily Schultz I educate for our salons in relaxers, extensions and keratin treatments.I think education is great way to stay on top of the trends.
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Kamryn H

Master Designer
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My name is Kamryn Hanna I graduated from the Aveda Institute of Des Moines in February 2010. Since then I have attended many color and cutting classes with Serenity. I love doing hair to make people feel beautiful. :)
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Lacey H

Spa Therapist
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I have been a massage therapist for 6 years graduated form CHD located in Waterloo, IA. Just recently graduated from the Aveda Instute in Oct. 2010 from the esthiolgy program. I love the career I chose because I love making people happy! Hobbies I have would be doing anything out doors and traveling.
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Kelly C

Technician
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I've been doing hair for 5 years. My passion is coloring and have attended many advanced cutting and coloring classed in Des Moines, Minneapolis and New York City.
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Sara F

Master Technician
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I love working in this industry where I get to make people feel beautiful everyday. Serenity is such a wonderful company to work for. I enjoy coming to work each day and working with my guests.
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Jennifer P

Master Designer
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I am very excited to have recently moved to the Des Moines area from Iowa City. I attended Capri College and love everything that has to do with the fashion industry. In my free time I enjoy teaching dance classes and spending time with my dog, Khloe, and my cat, Lily.
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Mariza H

Senior Designer
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I attended the Aveda Institute Des Moines to get my Cosmetology license and have fell in love with this industry. While attending the institute i got to go to the Aveda's NYC advance academy and participate in the 2010 New York fall fashion week. It was such an amazing experience that I knew this job was for me. I enjoy cutting, coloring hair, waxing and shaping eyebrows and doing manicures and pedicures.
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Lauren E.

Master Designer
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My name is Lauren I'm a witty, laid back, free spirited kind of person. I have been with Serenity Couture since 2008. I knew growing up I was born to make people feel and look fabulous! I love everything about hair and being able to use my creative and artistic abilities in my career. I can honestly say I never work a day in my life and look forward to meeting and BEAUTIFYING new people everyday. :)
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Hanna R

Senior Designer
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My name is Hanna. I have been with Serenity since Valentines Day 2011, and graduated from the Aveda Institute Des moines. I am so in love with my career of making people feel and look their best everyday. I love taking classes to keep up with the latest trends and informing my guest on what is new.
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Tracy M

Senior designer
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I've always had a love for art and fashion,that love has always been a part of me which I finally put into practice. I graduated from the Aveda Institute Des Moines in March 2012. With my love for the this industry also came a desire to give back and to be a part of something that is bigger than myself. Being a stylist is about making someone feel and look beautiful, that I love!
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Alyxx P

Designer
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My name is Alyxx Peterson. I graduated from the Aveda Institute of Des Moines. I am passionate about everything that Aveda stands for, it truly has become apart of me. Not only do I love to make people look good, but actually feel good too. I strive to further my education and become the best person I know I can be.
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Christine M

Spa Therapist
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Hi, I am Christine M. I have been an Esthetician for 5 years and have recently obtained my Massage License. I graduated from the Aveda Institute in Des Moines with both licenses. My passion is to help people's over all well-being. I enjoy being outdoors and spending time with my family!
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Evy V

Senior Designer
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My Passion in this industry to create a fun and exciting atmosphere and to make people feel is beauitful. This industry could not be more exciting in the fact we can interact with guests all day. I am a very social person and love the connection I create with my guests. Hair is an art and what a great art to be able to make people feel GREAT. I am a strong believe in the AVEDA mission and could not be happier in this amazing industry.
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Megan A

Designer Stylist
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Hi, I'm Megan. :) I graduated from the Aveda Institute of Des Moines in August 2012.Im a fun free-spirit kind of gal! I like to say I see the beauty in everyone and everything inside and out. I love what I do, and I am a complete believer of Aveda and its culture. Working for Serenity Couture has me striving everyday to not only be better at what I do but also be a better person as a whole. My passion is people. Making a person feel good is one of the best rewards. When Im not making people beautiful I enjoy working out, trying new foods, and any kind of live music. Do what you love! Love what you do! :)
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Grace W

Designer Stylist
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Hi my name is Grace, I'm from Des Moines and graduated from the Aveda Institute Des Moines. I'm very passionate for the hair industry and LOVE what I do. Other things I enjoy are traveling, watching sports, reading, and spending time with my son and the people that I love. Making my guests feel beautiful and good about themselves is very important to me
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Brandee W

Esthetician
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I've recently transferred to des Moines from Iowa city and love it!! I've been an esthetician for 3 years. I do facials and makeup but waxing is my ultimate passion by far! Quick and painless waxing is what I arrive for. I enjoy doing anything outdoors and listening to music.
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Lydia G

Designer
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My name is Lydia Givens. I graduated from the Aveda Institute of Des Moines in January 2014. I am very passionate about the hair industry and love what I do! Making my clients feel beautiful inside and out is my top priority. I enjoy yoga, playing with my puppy, and spending time with friends and family when I'm not behind the chair :)
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Amanda M

Designer
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Hi, My name is Amanda, I graduated from the Aveda Institute of Des Moines Iowa in 2013. When I was attending school there I fell in love with Aveda and everything they stand for. I love to make people feel better about themselves, it is a very rewarding feeling. I love attending education classes to further myself to becoming a better hairstylist.
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Shelby V

Designer
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My name is Shelby. I graduated from the Aveda Institute of Des Moines Iowa. I love the Aveda mission because it stands for helping the world as a whole and not just in the beauty industry. Before becoming a cosmetologist I attended music school. I love being creative and I feel l can do that with both music and hair. Continuing education and keeping up with trends are very important to me.
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Kelli B

Master Designer
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I have been doing hair now for the past 15 years and I can honestly say I love what I do. Every day is a new adventure and challenge. Not many people can say that every day they work is completely different from the day before! That is especially what is so exciting about being part of the Serenity Aveda team, the support and encouragement to always learn and grow as a stylist.

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