All therapists at Spa Mariana are licensed with extensive, advanced training from the Owner Maciek Lyko.
Meet the Owner…
Maciek Lyko, Master therapists of 24 years continues to sew into the therapists who work for him. He believes in a high standard of performing massages with attention to detail and impeccable keen skills to deliver the best spa experience the guests will ever have. His team is required to attend in room trainings, one-on one hands on training and group training quarterly with him. Through constant calibration we are always refining our skills and touch to be the best anyone has had. Maciek enjoys traveling the world dabbling in World Spa Treatments from Africa, Dubai, Poland and Thailand to create a diverse menu offering to his guests. Maciek has continued to inspire those in the field to better levels of therapy as well as those interested in becoming apart of this field. Healing the healers is a deep passion since Covid and he strives to create a space for those by passing along his knowledge and years of experience to those who will listen. Focused on individual character building of those who surround him, he takes the next phase of his career into passing as much knowledge he can to those as passionate to assist those on their wellness journeys.
“One needs to experience a good massage to know its benefits to the body, mind and spirit.”
Maciek Lyko, BS, LMT, RYT
CEO & Founder
Maciek’s mission as a massage therapist is to provide a kind of massage those have never experienced before. Through world wide trainings and certifications from Thailand, Poland and within the United States working with the best of the best in this field of therapy. Maciek’s approach is comprehensive and includes the body, mind and spirit. He continues to learn and push himself to new levels of expertise, believing that one can always delve deeper and become more skillful. Combined with his Eastern and Western technique experience, Maciek’s specialty in deep tissue, table and floor Thai and trigger point therapy creates a one-of-a kind experience for clients. Whether clients are aiming for sweet relaxation or deep unknotting of muscles, Maciek’s work guarantees profound results. Maciek is:
- An expert with over two decades of experience, both independently and in salon/medical office environments.
- Professionally-trained in a broad scope of Western, European and Oriental massage modalities.
- Personable with excellent listening skills and the ability to easily establish an ease and rapport with clients through his knowledge, compassion, gentle manner, and trustworthiness.
- A consummate professional with a high level of dignity and integrity, as well as dedication to his craft.
- Interested in off-site trainings or looking to maximize your massage therapy department profits? Maciek provides continuing education to those seeking credits or desired business results in their business. For more information on how he can drive your personal or large business to profits please contact Jennifer, Maciek’s Assistant to set up a phone interview for Maciek’s Travel schedule and prices at firstname.lastname@example.org
Spa Coordinator/ Director of Spa Experience
As the Director of Spa Experience, Jennifer plays a vital role in ensuring that every guests receives the highest level of care and personalized attention. Jennifer strives to create an oasis for both the Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills locations where guests can escape from the stresses of life and indulge in luxury spa treatments tailored to their specific needs.
Being a part of Spa Mariana’s vision to participate in a client’s overall health and healing is something that puts a smile on her face. Part of her deep passion is to create safe environments for guests to completely unwind and unplug. Specializing and leading a team of great experts has been a pleasure and honor thus far being a part of Spa Mariana for five years now. “Our goal is to not only meet guest’s expectations but to exceed them! It’s truly the small details that matter most and sets us apart from other day spas. Her gifts do not stop there as she offers Sound Bath classes to the Spa Community as well as empowering women with One-Day Retreats, she branches yet again to provide wellness and healing to the masses. Please see Sound Bath for further information on how to connect.
Spa Experience Assistant
Adrianna, the former spa and wellness manager at Sundance Mountain Resort founded by Robert Redford, has an extensive background in management, hospitality and different modalities of healing.
Adrianna’s holistic approach to living was cultivated in her upbringing in Stalowa Wola, Poland. Her herbalist grandfather was a big influence on her life and taught her to turn to nature for health and rejuvenation.
Adrianna graduated WSE, Warsaw in Custom Law. Her education proved valuable when she started a business importing handmade goods and organic skincare from Eastern Europe.
After university, Adrianna made her way to the United States and wanting to explore her creative side completed a course in makeup artistry, which took her to Los Angeles, Calif. She spent seven years working with high-profile clientele in Hollywood and later was a personal assistant to a prominent movie producer for three years. These experiences allowed Adrianna to hone her skills as an observer, organizer, and director of experiences.
Seeking a return to nature and balance in all things, Adrianna relocated to Utah. From late 2012-2017, she has been the Manager of the Spa at Sundance. In this capacity Adrianna has successfully managed approximately 20 massage therapists, 10 estheticians, 10 yoga instructors, three herbalists, and team of receptionists and spa supervisors. She has mastered the art of menu engineering and successfully exceeded aggressive revenue budgets with minimal expense. Adrianna has used her knowledge by finding special ways to integrate nature’s offerings into the Sundance Spa. She has transformed the aesthetics of the spa into a relaxing herbal haven.
Adrianna is a skilled and experienced operator, with the ability to connect with customers, motivate her team, execute on her ideas, create successful programs, and has an incredible attention to the details and nuances of running both destination or a day spa. Adrianna has a natural flair for creating customer experiences and relationships.
Life gifted Adrianna with three beautiful children who motivate her daily to embrace her talents and share them with the world. She loves the great outdoors, meeting new people, art, traveling and yoga.
Her ultimate goal is to create something of her own. She is ready to combine her experience as a successful spa manager, makeup artist, yoga instructor, nail technician, personal assistant, and entrepreneur to create something new and unique. We welcome her as the Spa Experience Director, as she will help customize your visit.
Dorota has been in the skin care industry for over 20 years and is a licensed esthetician whose passion is to help people feel beautiful inside and out. Originally from Europe, Dorota owned her own spa in Krakow, Poland and also taught at the university level. She was a consultant for the development of the cosmetology curriculum at one of Poland’s most prestigious institutes. Dorota takes a holistic approach to her services, incorporating massage techniques with her vast knowledge of cosmetology, esthetics, dermatology, and physiology. Dorota offers facials, body treatments, and waxing for all skin types. She has a gentle touch and brings comfort to her clients, making each service a relaxing, pleasurable experience. Many of her clients have referred to her as having “magic hands” or a “magic touch.” Dorota prides herself on extensive training, knowledge, and diligence in working with high-end European skin care products that guarantee results and leave your skin glowing, refreshed, and rejuvenated. She understands that each client comes to her with unique needs, and she works closely with each client to customize the treatment to specifically achieve the goals and results they require. Whether you are seeking a relaxing facial, or to correct a skin problem and develop a new skin care regimen, Dorota brings the experience, professionalism, and knowledge to assist you with all of your skin care and hair removal needs.
Zeina Alawieh is a medical professional who has an undergrad degree in Biochemistry, and a degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Radiation Oncology Therapy. She also has an MBA from Western Governor’s University in Washington.
Zeina worked in the health field for over 20 years at Karmanos and Henry Ford Hospital in the Radiation Oncology department. Ethics is her passion and making people feel good is what she strives for. She decided to get into holistic and wellness because she loves to make people feel better and happy about themselves.
Zeina is currently on the government affairs committee in Washington to ensure that laws in place do not violate human rights. Previously, she worked for a pharmaceutical company as the director doing quality assurance, formulating and running the holistic sector. Her approach to any treatment is mind, body, and soul.
Zeina takes her work seriously but enjoys what she does. She is certified in Botox, fillers, chemical peels, microneedling, and medical weight loss. She lives and prides herself in holistic and integrative medicine. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctorate in integrative and naturopathic medicine.
Guest relations team lead and Aesthetics coordinator
Peyton is an experienced professional in the field of aesthetics with a passion for helping people look and feel beautiful. With five years of industry expertise, Peyton has honed her skills in various aspects of esthetics, starting with skin care and expanding into full body wellness and mental health through the studies of Ayurvedic medicine. Beyond her professional pursuits, Peyton finds solace and joy in the companionship of her beloved 10-year-old Cavalier King Charles dog, Cooper. Whether it’s traveling to new destinations, boating on Cass Lake, spending time with family, practicing yoga, hiking amidst nature’s wonders, or immersing in a good book, I thrive on cultivating a balanced lifestyle that encompasses diverse interests. Renowned for her commitment to high-end customer service and unwavering dedication to client satisfaction, Peyton brings a unique blend of expertise and a warm, welcoming demeanor to work each day.