About Our Spa
Located in the Golden Triangle district of downtown Pittsburgh, Spa Jema is a full service spa & salon, offering an exclusive range of beauty and wellness treatments. Spa Jema offers massages in a variety of modalities, organic facials by Eminence, nails: polished and perfected, waxing & body treatments that detox & exfoliate. Our professional staff will cater to your every need while making you feel right at home. Whether your wish list includes a 90 minute deep tissue massage, a VIP pedicure, or an indulgent spa package, Spa Jema is the place to be for the ultimate in pampering perfection.
Meet Our Team
Jennifer, a native of Pittsburgh, moved back in 2009, after a decade of travels & experiences abroad. Following two years at the University of Florida, she found her calling at the Florida School of Massage. She has been a licensed massage therapist since 1997. Starting her career, Jennifer worked with chiropractors, in health clubs and day spas, however, she had a burning desire to travel. In 2000, she trained in England, prior to working on a cruise ship, traveling the Mediterranean & Caribbean. Upon return, San Diego was home for 6 wonderful years. Her journey to study massage in Thailand has been the most memorable experience thus far. Italy is also a favorite.
Jennifer's approach is a blend of modalities that caters to each clients needs, with a specialty in deeper work. Her free time is spent loving her bichon, enjoying live music, gardening, yoga, and finding balance in life!
Linda is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician who has been with Spa Jema since 2010. Prior, she has worked at The Spa @ The Nail Galleria in the William Penn Hotel for 6 years as a massage therapist, as well as a myriad of chiropractors and spas since she earned her massage degree in 2004. She specializes in Deep Tissue and Trigger Point therapies, Neuromuscular Release, Orthopedic massage, Prenatal, hot stone, Kinesiotaping, and most recently, ACE massage cupping. She received her Esthetician License in 2016 and has been obsessed with our Eminence Organic Skincare line ever since. She lives in the Southside with her boyfriend, their elementary school aged daughter and Austrailian Shepard.
Allison Cahill, LMT has been a PA state licensed therapist from the board's inception and worked for Spa Jema since 2012. She has maintained her own massage business as a member of AMTA since 2002. Her foundation at the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy was Swedish Massage with advanced training in Neuromuscular Trigger Point Therapy. Throughout her practice she has expanded her skills to include: Reiki I, II, III; Aromatherapy, Prenatal Massage, Geriatric Massage, Myofascial Release Therapy, Japanese Facial Acupressure, and AST Stretching Therapy.
She believes deeply in the profound benefits of massage to enhance one's health and well being while boosting your immune system and vitality to better stave off disease and reduce the chance of physical injury. Each session is unique and designed to provide her clients with specifically what their muscles require that day, whether it's a deep releasing pressure or gently soothing technique, she invites relaxation and healing and particularly enjoys introducing people to massage therapy and helping them feel comfortable.
Allison Cahill, LMT
Brittany is a licensed massage therapist practicing since 2012. Highly professional, she specializes in trigger point therapy and deep tissue, and has additional certification in prenatal and hot stone massage. With experience at a number of day spas along with maintaining a private clientele, Brittany has the training & intuition to craft a uniquely healing experience for each individual client, blending the most effective techniques for a tailored session.