Élan Day Spa                                           1105 48th Avenue North Suite 107  

Myrtle Beach, SC 29557 

Elan Day Spa Skin Massage Nail treatments spa packages myrtle beach 843-626-2909 reflexology aroma therapy hot stones moor mud body pack body wrap seaweed endermologie manicure pedicure rejuvenateing facial paraffin anti-aging anti aging Blemish control microdermabrasion glycolic peel enzyme beta pro lift 1105 48th avenue North suite 107 Myrtle Beach SC 29577 
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The Talent

Teresa Dix is a licensed Nail Technician with 11years experience. She is an energetic person who loves people and has a passion for her job. She strives to promote and educate her clients on their services so that they may receive the highest quality care possible and leave her spa feeling relaxed and pampered.


Geri Scott has been a licensed Esthetician since 2004. Having a passion for what she does, Geri strives to help her clients look and feel their best. Her experience and knowledge in skin care will always result in a positive outcome. Ranging from soothing facials, a variety of peels and microdermabrasion, Geri’s treatments accommodate all skin types and conditions by focusing on her clients’ skin care needs and concerns.

Melanie C. Thompson is a licensed Nail Technician at Élan Day Spa. She brings almost 20 years of experience as a specialist in all aspects of nail care, although her passion and focus is in the care and maintenance of natural nails. Melanie received her education at Strand College of Hair Design in Myrtle Beach, SC. She continued in education and received her Nail Technician Instructor’s license in 2000.

Melanie was appointed by the Governor to the S.C. board of Cosmetology as the Nail Technician member in 2001 and has served as Chair of the board since 2010.

She has also served the National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology in numerous capacities, including chairman of the Education committee, the Nail Manufacturer Liaison committee, Director of Region I, representing seventeen states, and one year as Vice President. She is currently serving her second year as President of the National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology also known as NIC. 

Melanie has also assisted in the editing and review process for several Nail Technician textbooks and DVD’s. In 2010, Melanie and co-owner of Élan Day Spa, Teresa Shaw, won Best Manicure & Pedicure in the “Best of the Grand Strand”. 

Melanie’s passion for professionalism, education, attention to proper disinfection, and quality follows through in her regard to the needs of her clients. The health and safety of the client is the most important aspect of any spa service. In order to fully protect the well being of the public and workforce Melanie makes it a priority to stay informed and educated on the numerous super bugs and staph infections, such as MRSA, that are becoming more prevalent in salons and spas. This is only one example of what Melanie does to ensure her client’s safety while they enjoy any of the relaxing and nourishing services she offers.  

Beautiful nails, a relaxing experience, and therapeutic guidance will be part of your experience during an appointment with Melanie. She looks forward to helping you obtain and maintain beautiful healthy nails. 


Our licensed massage therapist, Jennifer Cuison brings with her to Élan Day Spa more than 18 years of professional massage experience. Jennifer is proud to have received her training from the Finger Lakes School of Massage in Ithaca, New York, where she found a true passion for her work, as well as a very complete education in the field of massage and bodywork. Her training includes Swedish, connective tissue therapy, deep tissue massage, neuromuscular therapy, reflexology, pregnancy massage, shiatsu, hot stone massage, as well as spa body treatments. The needs of her clients are always her first priority, and Jennifer always centers the session around those needs. Whether you have a specific injury, requiring corrective muscle work or are in need of some deep relaxation, Jennifer looks forward to meeting you and sharing with you her love for this work.


Teresa Shaw is a New York native but now considers Myrtle Beach, South Carolina her home. She is an experienced and Licensed Nail Technician at Élan Day Spa, where she prides herself for her quality work and keeping current with the nail industry trends. Her dedication to her many loyal clients is why they continue to return to her year after year. With over 20 years of experience in the nail care industry, Teresa has obtained in-depth knowledge of foot and hand massage techniques, along with her nail treatments. She also possesses a Business Administration Degree from the State University of New York College at Morrisville with a background minor in Art. Teresa was also recognized by local’s choice for “Best of the Beach 2008 - Pedicurist of the Year” and “Best of the Beach 2009 - Manicurist of the Year”, which she holds with high regard. While receiving your manicure, pedicure or artificial nail care service, you can be assured your health and wellness are a main priority, as well as being pampered and enjoying total rest and relaxation for peace and inner well being.


“I use only the best disinfection procedures for the prevention of infection and promotion of health. Each and every client is given their own file and buffer, and work surface is prepped after every client with EPA hospital grade disinfectant.”