Education Background

To further her professional education, AthenA attended the North American School Pedicuring, a Canadian-based advanced pedicure training system and became one of the few Certified Master Pedicurists (CMP) in Houston, Texas in 2006.Currently, she is a member of the International Pedicure Association and Certified Clinical Podiatric Medical Assistant. (CCPMA)

educationWhat qualifications does AthenA Elliott hold in this field?

AthenA Elliott has been recently named one of  35 Nail Techs Who Changed The Industry“.  Other awards include, “Nail Tech of the Year” and   “Top 50 Most Influential Nail Techs in The Nail Industry by Nails Magazine.

To help spread the word about the dangers of unsanitary pedicures along with the extended health benefits of receiving a great pedicure, she contributed to “Death by Pedicure”with Dr. Robert Spalding.

LCN’s lead National Barefoot Trainer for cosmetic toenail restoration, Athena Elliott, industry veteran with over 37 years of experience, is best known for leading the nail industry in top level infection control since 1996. Industry consultant, undercover specialist for “abc 20/20″ and expert witness for nail salon infections lawsuits.  All roads lead to nails for Elliott.  The creator of Nail Talk Radio, a weekly 90-minute radio broadcast dedicated to the nail profession since 2010, co-owner of MediNail Learning Center, and co-creator of the consumer driven “Safe Salon Rating” website as seen on The Dr. Oz Show.

Elliott brings both her industry experience and intense passion for everything industry related. Award winning, cover tech, and creator of a nails only trade shows Best Nail Shows in Texas and Vegas, Elliott is a respected leader in the industry.

Important: This website does not represent medical advice or the ability to diagnose or treat disease in any way.  It simply provides information on the cosmetic process and the capability of SPAthena® to facilitate safe care through safe practices and purposeful communication between SPAthena®, clients, and their physicians when needed.