“A hidden gem waiting to be discovered”

St. Michel Day Spa, (pronounced Saint Michelle) is a hidden gem waiting for you to discover. Located only 5 miles south of the Baton Rouge State Fairgrounds, St. Michel sits in the heart of Prairieville in Ascension Parish. Close and easy to find, clients come from surrounding parishes to experience all St. Michel has to offer.

Owner and licensed massage therapist, Michelle Babin Tranchina, originally opened under the name of Massage Therapy by Michelle Babin Tranchina – a specialized massage practice – in February 2000. Expanding to meet client needs in July 2002, St. Michel Day Spa opened its doors under Mrs. Tranchina’s direction, expanding services to include massage therapy, body treatments, facials, waxing, microdermabrasion, hot stone massages, and other resort spa services. Still in its original location, St. Michel Day Spa is located on Post Office Road.

St. Michel Day Spa’s approach is to educate all clients on the services they are receiving, believing the best services keep the client in mind. Each treatment, whether it is a skin care treatment, body treatment or massage, is individually designed to help a client get maximum results. St. Michel Day Spa promises spa treatments that fit your body, your lifestyle and your schedule.

St. Michel Day Spa has one of the largest massage therapy staffs in the Greater Baton Rouge area, with 14 licensed massage therapists on staff and 3 licensed aestheticians (skin care specialists). Our large spa staff and convenient hours let us accommodate the busiest schedules. Open Monday through Saturday from 9am – 8pm, St. Michel Day Spa is closed only on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Come discover resort service that works with your day. Take a 60 minute vacation with us and let our talented staff pamper you head to toe.

Escape To St. Michel Spa today and return to living well.

Awards and Recognition:

  • 2007 Ascension Chamber Individual Business Person of the Year – Michelle Babin Tranchina
  • 2008 Ascension Chamber Business Person of the Year – Michelle Babin Tranchina
  • 2008 Leadership Ascension Graduate – Michelle Babin Tranchina
  • 2008 Leadership Ascension Graduate – Elizabeth Tan
  • 2011 St. Michel Day Spa Nominated for Ascension Chamber’s Small Business of the Year
  • 2012 Leadership Ascension Graduate – Kate Heintze
  • 2013 Leadership Livingston Inaugral Class Graduate – Michelle Babin Tranchina

Member of:

  • Ascension Chamber of Commerce – Chamber Member and former Ambassador
  • Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce – Chamber Member
  • American Massage Therapy Association – Louisiana Professional Member

St. Michel Day Spa Community Involvement:

  • St. Elizabeth Health Day Fair
  • Golf Ascension Tournament at Pelican Point
  • Exxon Mobile Health Day Fair
  • Exxon Family Picnics at Blue Bayou Water Park – Westlake Health Fair, Shell Health Fair, OxyChem Health Fair
  • Healing Place Church Pamper Night
  • Household of Faith Church Pamper Night
  • Local Neighborhood Meet & Greets
  • Ascension Parish St. Jude House

Fun Facts

  • First Client: Tena Drago – February 27, 2000
  • Oldest Client: Elise LeBlanc – celebrated 97th Birthday in September 2013
  • Youngest Client: Newborns – We offer infant massage
  • Top 3 Client Occupations That Receive Massage At St. Michel Day Spa:
    Plant Workers, Nurses, and Teachers
  • Longest Massage Award:
    8 HOUR MASSAGE received by Melissa B. Melissa, like many St. Michel clients, has spent many stages of her life with our spa family. Here is her story. Melissa has been seeking massage services at St. Michel Day Spa since 2001. She was a college student stressed from exams. The longest massage we offer at St. Michel is a 2 hour massage. Melissa asked us about a 6 hour massage after college finals one year. She received it and loved it. Then after Melissa graduated from college with her masters, she wanted an 8 hour massage. The St. Michel Day Spa staff pampered her the entire day.

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