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Laurie Smith, Owner

LMT/ Certified Sound Therapist

Massage and sound therapy can play a pivotal role in the way we approach our health concerning mind, body and spirit. Laurie Smith has been in the health and wellness field for 10+ years. In her experience she found that circulation and relaxation are key factors for living your life to the fullest.  Laurie believes that therapeutic massage can improve and drastically change your quality of life. She also believes in the healing power of sound is a certified Sonic Massage Therapist who trained at Center of Sound in St. Louis, MO under the instruction of Pati Pellerito.  



Leea Betta

LMT/ Naturopath

Leea is an incredibly skilled therapist who values continued education and applies her knowledge in every session. Some of Leea's accomplishments include Cupping, AromaTouch Therapy, Fascia Release and Certified Natural Health Consultant.  Leea started at Barefoot Beach Spa just months after it's opening and has been a valuable asset and friend throughout this journey.

After nearly 4 years with Barefoot Beach, Leea is an integral part of the rebranding. Leea's gift for therapeutic massage makes her one of the best at the lake!



Sophie Ketner

LMT/ Certified Reflexologist

Sophie has been a licensed therapist for nearly 15 years.  She spent the majority of her career at Spa Shiki before making the break to come to Barefoot Beach.  Sophie's natural ability to find the positive and bring out potential in all people make her the liquid gold on this new journey.

Sophie is a certified reflexologist, deep tissue specialist and was a finalist for best massage therapist at the lake for 2022

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Megean Eggert

Megean is a provisionally licensed Marriage and Family Therapist under the direct supervision of Theresa R Hubbard, LLC. Megean graduated from Liberty University with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy in May of 2021. Her undergraduate work was in Elementary Education at the University of Maine at Farmington. Before venturing into Marriage and Family Therapy, Megean taught public, private, and home-school in Maine for more than 15 years. Megean and her family moved to the lake area last year.   

As an MFT, Megean specializes in working with couples and families, though she can also work with individuals of all ages. Megean has had a passion and various opportunities to work with couples and families over the past 18 years. She has trained in the Gottman Method and takes pride in helping couples and families build strong, healthy relationships. Megean has also been trained in trauma informed care and worked the past year at Calo with struggling pre-teens and their families. Listening with kindness and empathy is always a focus of her work as it is important for her to meet you where you are at with compassion and free of judgment.  

Check out her profile on PsychologyToday for more detailed information. You can also call or email her to set up a free 15-minute consultation to see if she’s the right fit for you. She looks forward to working with you to reach your personal and relationship goals! 



Sheryl Hansen

Receptionist/ Bookkeeper

Sheryl is the glue that holds our team together.  She keeps the books, the schedules, the place clean and the owner sane!  Sheryl came to Barefoot Beach as a favor to the owner and is the MVP of this journey. 

Sheryl loves her family and travels often to be with her grandchildren for special occasions and events.

In her spare time Sheryl is a business manager for dance studios in Eureka and Fenton, Missouri.


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If you're buying a gift card for someone special and want to add a gift bag with something special, we're here to help.  Sea Hippy Candles & Soap Gift Boutique is located inside Lake of the Ozarks Healing Arts Center!  We offer candles, soap, bath bombs, shower steamers and inspirational coffee mugs at reasonable prices.  Come by and see us!  Or visit us on the web at 

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