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CV Alumni, Serena Licastro, Accomplishes Long-Time Dream of Opening a Luxury Spa

 4/7/23 – A huge congratulations to esthetics grad, Serena Licastro, on accomplishing her dream of opening her own spa studio, Serene Maria, in Staten Island! Upon graduating from CV, Serena’s passion and determination led her to work for various luxury spas in New York and Miami, where she provided treatments to numerous celebrities. Serena transitioned to working out of her home after getting married and starting her family, but the idea of owning her own luxury spa never left the back of her mind. After two years of putting in the work to develop a business plan, Serena achieved her long-time goal and opened Serene Maria in the Eltingville-based Sola Salon Studios! Read the full article here.

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