Wellness, Recovery, & Aesthetics
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ThrIVe Wheeling is an alternative recovery, wellness, & aesthetics SuperSPA in Downtown Wheeling, WV.
ThrIVe offers a wide variety of services and therapies that help you LOOK better, FEEL better, & PERFORM better!
Our services include: CRYOtherapy, Red light therapy, Halotherapy, Infrared SAUNA, IV hydration, Vitamin Shots, Oxygen & Aroma therapy, Compression therapy, EMsella, Body Sculpting (EMsculpt NEO, EMtone, Vanquish ME, Venus Bliss MAX), BOTOX, Facial & Skin Rejuvenation, Chemical Peels, Laser Hair Removal, Weight loss, and MORE!
About Our ThrIVe LOCATION:
1052 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
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CLOSED Mon & Tue
OPEN Wed-Fri 10-6
OPEN Sat 10-4
OPEN Sun 12-4
- Wheeling, WV & ALL of Ohio County, WV
- St. Clairsville, OH & ALL of Belmont County, OH
- Washington, PA & ALL of Washington County, PA
- Pittsburgh, PA & ALL of Allegheny County, PA
About ThrIVe Wheeling-
About ThrIVe's Owners:
For years, our founders, Jessica Barclay & Vanessa Craig, have created unforgettable environments for dogs and cats with their popular dog hotel and social adventure center for dogs – Play N Stay Pet Camp!
Play N Stay was established in 2005, bringing interactive & fun dog daycare and luxury pet boarding to the Ohio Valley! With 3 locations (St. Clairsville, Elm Grove & South Wheeling), 40+ employees, an impeccable safety rating, Play N Stay has a huge, enthusiastic, & loyal family of clients and pets! The gold standard of pet care, Play N Stay brings comfort & peace of mind to residents of the Ohio Valley!
BRINGING “HUMAN WELLNESS SERVICES” TO THE OHIO VALLEY – ThrIVe opened in May, 2019
NOW – the girls have done it again! This time, raising the WELLNESS bar for HUMANS and showing the Ohio Valley how good “feeling good” can feel, creating environments & services, so that people can THRIVE!
As users of Cryotherapy, Infrared Sauna, Normatec compression pants, Flotation Therapy, IV, Halotherapy, and more, Jessica & Vanessa have always recognized the power & value of OPTIMIZED HEALTH and FEELING GREAT! People are busy, and we all need wellness options close to home!
Our team would LOVE to meet you! Come in for a tour!
We’ve assembled an all-star team of wellness experts, with specialties like Athletic Recovery, Facial Aesthetics, Laser Specialists, Body Contouring experts, and an exceptional Medical Team!
The alternative wellness modalities at ThrIVe will have you performing at your very best, whether you need better focus, relief from stress & anxiety, help with pain relief, weight management, sleep, peak athletic performance, or just want to feel your very best, get to ThrIVe early & often for better days ahead and optimized health & wellness. Our team can help you choose a path to wellness that is RIGHT for YOU!
We look forward to seeing you THRIVE!
– Jessica & Vanessa and the ThrIVe Team!
About your ThrIVe Team:
- Whole Body & Local CRYOtherapy
- Red Light therapy
- Halotherapy AKA Salt therapy
- Infrared Sauna
- BioTE Hormone Therapy
- Botox™ and Filler
- IV Hydration & Vitamin Shot Bar
- NormaTec compression therapy
- Oxygen Bar with Aromatherapy
- AllCore360° core fitness & posture training equipment that you ride
- Non-surgical/non-invasive Body Sculpting, with BTL EMsculpt, Vanquish ME, & EMtone, for increased muscle, fat destruction, cellulite, loose skin, and toning
- Non-surgical fully-clothed urinary incontinence/sexual dysfunction treatment with BTL EMsella & AnteAGE VRS
- Non-surgical Facial rejuvenation with Sciton MOXI, Aerolase Neo Elite, AgeJET Plasma PSR, Skinade, and ALASTIN Medical-grade skin care
- Pain-free Laser Hair Removal
- Medically-supervised Pharmaceutical Weight Loss & Custom Healthy Weight program
In The News
About our team:
CO-FOUNDER Jessica Barclay:
FAVORITE QUOTES: “If you’re going to be dumb, you’ve gotta be tough.” 🤣
“If you don’t run your subconscious mind yourself, someone else will run it for you.” Florence Scovel Shinn
“Your word is your wand. The words you speak determine your destiny.” Florence Scovel Shinn
A 1989 Bellaire High School graduate, Jessica honed her skills at Wheeling Jesuit College before diving into the medical arena with a paramedic program degree from Belmont Technical College in 2004. A proud Belmont County lifer, she’s an entrepreneur at heart, from founding Barclay’s Birds at just 16, running The Perky Puppy, to currently managing three Play N Stay Pet Camp locations and spearheading ThrIVe Wheeling since 2018.
Jessica’s early passion for alternative medicine and biohacking culminated in establishing ThrIVe Wheeling with Vanessa Craig in 2019. Her commitment to wellness is evident in her extensive training across therapies like CRYOtherapy, Red Light, and EMsculpt NEO, among others. As a trusted expert in wellness and aesthetics, she’s achieved numerous accolades like #1 Venus Bliss MAX provider in North America and GOLD level provider for Botox manufacturer, Allergan.
Beyond her direct ventures, Jessica shines as a business consultant, guiding entrepreneurs to industry leadership. Her dedication to Wheeling is unmistakable, earning her the 2023 Wheeling State of the City Honorary Award and roles on the Wheeling Heritage boards.
At ThrIVe, Jessica treasures offering unparalleled career opportunities for her team, emphasizing excellence in customer service and branding. Her entrepreneurial spirit, combined with a profound desire to elevate others, makes her a cornerstone of the ThrIVe experience.**Read more about Jessica and her partner, Vanessa Craig HERE.
AESTHETICS MANAGER Christy Williams
Christy proudly graduated from Wheeling Central HS in 1994, and later ventured into further education at Penn Commercial in Washington, PA. This lifelong learner entered the world of Thrive in 2021, quickly marking her third year with the company.
With a background rich in professional certifications, Christy is an expert in numerous areas, including Venus Concepts, Venus Versa, Aerolase Neo Elite, Motus AY, Sciton, and more. Further enhancing her skill set, she’s undergone sales training with Cardone U & APX, showcasing her commitment to providing the best services to her clients.
Christy has a clear vision of her clientele – she empathetically caters to women between the ages of 40-60, understanding their desire to both look and feel their absolute best at their age. This vision helps her offer tailored treatments and advice, ensuring maximum satisfaction.
What fuels her passion daily at Thrive? It’s the pure joy of doing what she loves. Every day she steps into Thrive, she’s met with the opportunity to transform lives and assist clients in enhancing their self-esteem and well-being.
REGISTERED NURSE/WEIGHT LOSS/BODY CONTOURING SPECIALIST Kylie McKennen:
FAVORITE QUOTES: “Do not go where the path may lead. GO instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey
“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” Eleanor Roosevelt
A proud 2018 graduate of Wheeling Park High School, Kylie McKennen continued her academic journey at West Liberty University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2022. Her RN, BSN credentials highlight a solid foundation in the medical field, but Kylie’s expertise goes far beyond traditional nursing.
Her passion for health and wellness has led her to acquire advanced certifications in various cutting-edge treatments. From Emsculpt NEO and Venus Bliss Max to Biote and Alastin, Kylie’s skill set ensures that clients receive holistic care. This dedication to growth and learning is also evident in her sales training from renowned institutions like Cardone U & APX, and her participation in the BTL display event in Pittsburgh.
Kylie has an intrinsic understanding of individuals—both men and women—who aim to look and feel their best. At Thrive, where she began her journey in May of 2022, she relishes the opportunity to enhance her clients’ confidence and well-being. More than the procedures and the results, what Kylie cherishes most is the growth-oriented environment of Thrive and the endless opportunities it offers.
A lifelong Wheeling resident, there’s more to Kylie than meets the eye. With a decade-long basketball background, she brings teamwork, discipline, and a competitive edge to everything she does, ensuring her clients receive nothing short of excellence.
NURSE PRACTITIONER/INJECTOR/HORMONE SPECIALIST: Amber Voytecek:
FAVORITE QUOTE: “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore”
After earning an Associates in Nursing from West Virginia Northern University in 2003, Amber continued her academic journey with a BSN from Mountain State University in 2005 and an MSN from Franciscan University in 2013. Her rich RN experience spans from ICU and Emergency Medicine to travel nursing and a notable 6-year tenure at WVU Ruby Morgantown. Transitioning to a Family Nurse Practitioner, she initiated in primary care with Dr. Lisa Hill before moving to Urgent Care.
Amber’s training portfolio is vast. It commenced with Aesthetic Injectables through Allergan in 2018 and has expanded annually, including recent courses in Titan Aesthetic, AMET, and BIOTe hormone training in 2022. She’s also certified in Anti-Aging Advanced Peptides through Elite Nurse Practitioner Academy, and her expertise extends to BARE HR, Sciton, Alastin, and more.
With a genuine passion for Integrative medicine, Amber’s interests range from hormones and peptides to weight loss. What captivates her about Thrive? The team-based ethos, incredible colleagues, and the drive for continuous learning and growth. Having first experienced Thrive as a client in 2020, she seamlessly transitioned into a vital team member by 2022.
HEALTH/WELLNESS, Body Contouring, & SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST Brad Becca:
FAVORITE QUOTE: “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” Michelangelo
Emerging from Martins Ferry High School in 2008, Brad Becca embarked on a collegiate journey, culminating in a Bachelor’s in Communications from Ohio University in 2013. But his academics were just the prelude to a deep dive into the fitness realm.
The founder of BB Athletics, Brad possesses the NASM CPT & CES credentials, underscoring his commitment to the highest standards of fitness training. With over five years in the fitness industry as both an in-person and online coach, he has amassed an incredible audience, touching over 500,000 lives across various social media platforms.
Brad’s specialty training doesn’t stop at fitness. He’s US Cryotherapy certified and has proficiency in Emsculpt NEO, Emtone, Vanquish Me, Styku, and Venus Bliss Max, showcasing his versatility in the wellness arena.
At the heart of his philosophy is a focus on health, fitness, and overall wellness. Whether you’re an athlete or a fitness enthusiast, Brad’s expertise is tailored to guide you towards your goals. Since joining Thrive in 2019, he’s continually been inspired by the synergy of the staff, the vibrant atmosphere, and the life-changing transformations of clients. Beyond his professional accolades, Brad has a personal affinity for the infrared sauna, halotherapy, and red light therapy services at Thrive, demonstrating his holistic approach to wellness.
HEALTH/WELLNESS & NEW CLIENT SPECIALIST Zack King
Zack graduated from Amherst Steele in 2007, Zack King pursued his passion for fitness, securing an Associate’s degree in Fitness Management from Akron U. His extensive credentials, including CrossFit Level 2 and Precision Nutrition Level 1, highlight his commitment to health and wellness. Moreover, his Cardone MASTER certification and Styku expertise emphasize his holistic approach.
FRONT DESK/CLIENT CONCIERGE Hailey Kittle:
FAVORITE QUOTES: “There is no failure. You either win or you learn.” “We cannot become what we want by remaining what we are.” “Your direction is more important than your speed.”
A 2018 graduate of Wheeling Park High School, Hailey embarked on her educational journey at West Virginia University, focusing on general studies, before transferring to West Virginia Northern Community College for core classes. This academic background laid the foundation for her future endeavors.
Hailey’s professional experience is rooted in working closely with clients within a spa environment, a setting where comfort and care are paramount. Her on-board training at ThrIVe has been instrumental in honing her skills and understanding the specific needs of the clientele.
Specializing in catering to clients who are dedicated to enhancing their lifestyles, Hailey has a knack for inspiring and assisting individuals in becoming the best versions of themselves. She joined the ThrIVe team in the summer of 2023 and has since been an integral part of the community.
What Hailey values most about working at ThrIVe are the endless opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as the privilege of collaborating with a highly skilled and supportive team.
More than just a professional, Hailey brings enthusiasm and a genuine love for her job to ThrIVe. She looks forward to every interaction with clients, aiming to make each experience enriching and memorable.
NURSE PRACTITIONER Carmen Davis:
From the classrooms of Wheeling Park High School, class of 2010, to the renowned corridors of West Virginia University, Carmen Davis has continuously demonstrated her dedication to the world of medicine. Completing her bachelor’s in the science of nursing from WVU (2010-2014), she further deepened her expertise by obtaining her master’s in the same field from Franciscan University of Steubenville between 2016 and 2018.
Carmen’s commitment to excellence is evident in her status as a board-certified nurse practitioner. Her specialized trainings span a range of areas, including Aesthetics Medical Educators Training in botox and filler, TITAN aesthetics training, and an enriching sales training course at Cardone U.
With an astute understanding of her clients’ needs, Carmen focuses on men and women aged 30-60. She aims to bring forth the best version of themselves through aesthetic injections and vitamin hydration, ensuring they radiate confidence inside and out.
Starting her journey with Thrive in August 2022, Carmen’s passion for her work is palpable. When asked about her favorite aspect of working at Thrive, she mentions, “Helping clients achieve a look they feel proud and confident of while also expanding my knowledge and career in aesthetic medicine.” Carmen’s dedication make her a valuable asset to the Thrive team, helping clients realize their aesthetic aspirations.
LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST Scott Martin:
A Bellaire High School alumnus of the class of 2000, Scott took a significant step towards his passion by enrolling in Penn Commercial in Washington, PA, where he specialized in Massage Therapy from 2016 to 2017. Since becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist in July 2017, Scott has been dedicated to perfecting his craft.
His professional journey is marked by specialized training that enhances his expertise. As a Certified Massage Cupping Practitioner with additional certification in therapeutic stretching, Scott ensures a well-rounded approach to bodywork. Committed to ongoing education, he continually seeks new methods to better serve his clients.
Scott’s interest in massage therapy initially stemmed from a desire to aid athletes in recovery and performance enhancement. Yet, his skills extend far beyond sports massage, offering benefits to a diverse clientele seeking relief and relaxation.
Joining ThrIVe in March 2023, after successfully running his own business for almost six years, Scott has found a new professional home where the team atmosphere and collaborative spirit resonate deeply with him. He values the cohesive staff dynamic and the collective goal of serving clients.
Beyond his professional life, Scott is deeply committed to his faith, considering his relationship with God as the cornerstone of his existence. He cherishes time with his family, including his wife Mindy, whom he has been married to for 12 years, and his two step-children, Beighley and Keegan, who add immense joy and fulfillment to his life.
REGISTERED NURSE Christine Jenewein
FAVORITE QUOTE: Never beg for a seat when you can build your own table
With a career spanning over two decades in Registered Nursing, Christine is dedicated to helping individuals achieve optimal wellness and a higher quality of life. At ThrIVe Wheeling, she focuses on providing alternative wellness and aesthetic services, catering to clients seeking health and well-being improvements.
Christine’s expertise extends beyond traditional nursing. She holds certifications in CPR/AED and is a licensed cosmetologist, perinatal nurse, and public health nurse. Her skills also encompass community and nursing education, clinical instruction, and team building, reflecting a holistic approach to wellness.
Christine’s commitment to wellness extends beyond her professional life. As a lifelong learner, Christine eagerly embraces new techniques and technologies to enhance her practice and benefit her clients. She takes pride in being part of ThrIVe Wheeling, a medical spa offering a range of innovative and personalized services, including IV hydration therapy, Botox, fillers, weight loss injections, facials, body sculpting, and massages.
She graduated from St. Clairsville High School in 1987, holds two associate degrees from Belmont College and WVNCC, and resides in Belmont, OH, with her husband and two children.
(Coming Soon) HEALTH/WELLNESS Eric Cunningham