About Us

Kiera L Stroup, LE, LMT, CA
Kiera is a Licensed Esthetician, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and co-owner and founder of Sonoran Serenity Spa.  A native New Yorker, it has always been her desire to live in Arizona. After receiving her Bachelors degree from Manhattan College, she lived in Connecticut, California, and finally settled in Memphis, Tennessee, where she worked in Information Technology at the same company for 16 years.   During her tenure, Kiera received her MBA from the University of Memphis.  After deciding to pursue her dream, Kiera left a 27 year IT career, relocated to Tempe and enrolled at SWINA, Southwest Institute of Natural Aesthetics. One of her favorite endeavors is to create a skin care program that is specifically tailored to each individual.   In addition, Kiera is certified to perform dermaplaning and certified by PCA Skin and Skin Script to perform chemical peels. Kiera also provides face waxing, brow tinting, and spray tanning.

Kiera is also graduate of SWIHA, Southwest Institute of Healing Arts as a Master Massage practitioner. She specializes in relaxation massage.


Kevin M Lamere, LMT, LE, LSO, CA

Kevin is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Licensed Esthetician, Laser Safety Officer, Certified Aromatherapist, Certified in Spa Treatments and co-owner of Sonoran Serenity Spa. An Arizona native, Kevin started his massage career immediately after high school by completing the Massage Practitioner program at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, SWIHA . Shortly after graduating from SWIHA, an event occurred in 2001 that inspired him to enlist in the United States Air Force. After six years of active duty, Kevin was honorably discharged by the Air Force as a staff sergeant from the 27th Special Operations Command Communications Squadron located at Cannon AFB in beautiful Clovis, New Mexico. He then pursued his Bachelors degree at Wayland Baptist University, graduating in 2011.  Soon after graduating, Kevin moved to Rico, Colorado. After spending a season on the Western Slope of Colorado he decided it was time to go back to his true calling, massage. Kevin then re-enrolled at SWIHA and finished the 1000 hour Master Massage Practitioner program.  


Kevin is also a graduate of Southwest Institute of Natural Aesthetics, SWINA, from the Advanced Skincare Practitioner and Cosmetic Laser Technician program and performs facials, body treatments, waxing, tinting and spray tanning.


As a massage therapist, Kevin's specialty is structural massage. He fuses deep tissue, myotherapy, trigger point, active/passive release and stretching to customize the client's massage experience to fit their particular needs.

Davina Kehler, LMT
Davina is originally from Northern California, but has called Phoenix home since 1994. She is a graduate of Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) and specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue and Myotherapy massage. She is certified in Medical Massage and Myofascial Release as well. Knowing that no two people are alike, Davina customizes her sessions based on the individual's needs and concerns. She is dedicated to her work and strives to make every experience at Sonoran Serenity Spa both therapeutic and relaxing.
Bonnie Schmidt, LE, LMT, RM
Bonnie is a graduate of Southwest Institute of Healing Arts and a Reiki Master, Licensed Esthetician and Licensed Massage Therapist. She believes that everyone has the right to feel good, mentally, physically and emotionally. She is very committed to Reiki, its principles, and ability to help heal all people. Energy work is one of her favorite modalities, although there is nothing in her career that she doesn't like. To Bonnie, the proper energy flow within the body is critical to mental and physical health.
As a massage therapist, she most fond of Hot Stone and Relaxing Energy massages, but also certified in Deep Tissue and Swedish massage. Bonnie is highly proficient in neck and low back problems, and would loves to make clients feel better in any way that she can. Skin care, to Bonnie, is an essential part of the overall health of the body since the skin is the largest organ of the body. Whether your needs are an eyebrow wax, serious skin care, such as a chemical peel, or a blissful body scrub treatment, she enjoys providing these services.