Andrea   NC LMBT# 9653

Mary came from Co. Clare Ireland, where, for 25 years, she worked in the Holistic Spa Business. She was the Spa Director for 15 years at Dromoland Castle Hotel, Co, Clare Ireland. Dromoland is one of the world's leading resorts. 

Mary came to the United States in 2005 and fell in love with Topsail Island and its people. She believes that the Island is a vortex for healing. And so Inis Spa was born. "Inis" means Island in the Irish Language.​​​ Mary is an Esthetician, Reflexologist and Reiki Therapist who specializes in Holistic European facials. Mary is at Inis Spa full time and looks forward to sharing her insight and knowledge she has gathered in several countries including Ireland, France, China and here in America.

Ashley Schuman is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with Beach Medical Aesthetics of Wilmington. She specializes in luxurious facial enhancement and rejuvenation using Botox and Dermal Filler. She has over 10 years in the medical field and her priority is patient satisfaction and safety while obtaining the most beautiful and natural appearing results. She will be providing her luxury services one Monday each month at Inis Spa. Services offered by appointment only which includes a free consultation followed by customized procedure(s).

Meet Our Staff

Ashley Schuman, FNP-C

Rachel Garcie Sides

Spa Manager


Rachel is originally from Southern California but has found her new home in the Topsail Island area. She is currently studying Environmental Management at the University of Maryland Global Campus.

Alison, a resident of Surf City since 1997, has been a part of Inis Spa since 2010, handling all manner of administrative tasks as well as customer service. Specializing in business accounting and payroll, Alison has grown professionally alongside Inis Spa and is always available to help.

Nicole has 8 years of working experience in the health and wellness industry. Originally from PA, she and her husband found their new home here in Surf City in 2019. Living near the beach in a warmer state has only increased Nicole’s excitement about internal and external health. As a prior Personal trainer and now licensed Esthetician, she is passionate about helping others feel confident in their own skin. Nicole can help manage and treat clients' skin through custom, holistic, and relaxing signature facial treatments.

We are always looking for talented practitioners! 

If you are a licensed Massage Therapist or Esthetician in North Carolina, and you are interested joining the team at Inis Spa, please call us at (910)328-3988 or send us an email with your resume attached to


Anika has over 15 years of working experience in the wellness and hospitality industry in various roles from studio manager to wellness director, yoga teacher, personal trainer, brand and lifestyle ambassador. She was born and raised in Europe; moved to Topsail Island in 2020 after many years of living and working in New York and the Caribbean. She is an avid animal lover and nature enthusiast. In her spare time she enjoys kiteboarding, paddle boarding and surfing.

     208 North New River Drive, Suite A, Surf City, NC 28445 

Tracey has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001 and has been with Inis Spa since 2016. Her previous experience has been in clinical settings, retirement/golf communities, and day spas. She has training in several modalities such as aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, hot stone massage, sports massage, prenatal massage and of course, swedish massage. Tracey has also acquired some techniques throughout her training that she can incorporate into most any massage. Deep tissue manipulation, trigger point therapy, craniosacral therapy, Bowen therapy, medical massage, and reflexology are some of these techniques. You may book a Signature Massage with Tracey and she will customize your 60 or 90 minute to mindfully address your specific needs. Hot stones, hot towels and aromatherapy are always included unless you prefer to do without. Tracey looks forward to working with you to customize your own Signature Massage.

Tracey   NC LMBT #2291

Shelby, originally from California, moved to North Carolina in 2015. She discovered the healing qualities of Massage Therapy after an accident left her beloved family pet with mobility issues. She was able to learn about how to relieve pain and relax muscles by using pressure point therapy to allow her family pet to regain total mobility. After this experience, Shelby decided to make massage therapy her career and has been a licensed massage therapist since 2018. Shelby specializes in therapeutic relaxation and is happy to help people now, mentally and physically

Alison Wetherill

Accounting Administrator

Anika LaLopa

Client Services


Andrea has been a licensed massage therapist since 2009 and has spent 11 of those years with Inis Spa. Andrea chose Massage Therapy as a career after experiencing how helpful it was in managing her own chronic pain issues from old injuries. She has devoted her professional life to exploring new modalities to integrate into her work. She is a practitioner of Sacred Lomi Lomi, Table Thai, and Pre-Natal Massage.

Andrea’s technique incorporates aspects of Hawaiian, Thai, Swedish, deep tissue, acupressure, and myofascial work. These are tied together with long rocking strokes, passive stretching, hot stones and customized essential oils to tailor each treatment to the individual’s needs.

Massage Therapy

​​Jessica became passionate about massage therapy after receiving prenatal and postpartum massage. She was amazed by how her treatments helped ease her mind, relax her body, and relieve her aches. Jessica believes massage therapy is an important holistic approach to one's overall wellness. She has been learning and practicing massage therapy since 2018. Jessica graduated with her degree in massage therapy from the the state of Maryland. Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofacial Release, Prenatal, Trigger Point, and Stretching are some of her training specialties.  

Nicole V

Shelby   NC LMBT# 17261

Mary Rowe

Owner and Director

Jessica  NC LMBT# 19433