Kim Green – Owner of Altitude Laser Spa
As the owner/operator of this fabulous facility, Kim looks forward to seeing, and is very appreciative of, each guest that enters through the doors. Just a few of Kim’s remarkable qualities include her commitment to high quality care and to staying current with modern technologies through attendance at North American seminars and conventions which keep her at the forefront of current dental hygiene and spa trends.
This unique business which incorporates a Dental Hygiene practice and a Medi-Spa offers an atmosphere which facilitates a spa-like dental hygiene experience as well as a very hygienic spa experience, giving our guests relaxation and peace of mind. Kim’s kind heart, gentle nature and her aptitude as a great listener are apparent in the atmosphere of this multi-faceted facility.
Kim is respected by her co-workers and clients for going beyond traditional dental hygiene treatment with her very thorough and gentle approach. Beyond the doors of the business, she also loves supporting and attending community social functions and fundraisers with her team.
Kim is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), has local anesthetic certification, holds a rather unique certification among Alberta RDH’s as a dental hygiene prescriber and is Venus Legacy certified through Venus Concept.
Sharon Beaubien – Spa Director
Sharon’s dedication and passion to continued progress and advancements at the spa is apparent in everything she is and everything she does. Her forward-thinking nature and eagerness to be ‘the best that we can be’ is contagious and easily embraced by the entire team. Honestly, whether you come into our facility as a friend or a stranger, once you’ve been greeted with Sharon’s amazing smile and positive personality, you are sure to leave as a friend.
Sharon brings a high level of professionalism to the spa and has been nominated for the Ponoka ‘Customer Service Person of the Year’ in 2013 and 2014. Sharon has extensive product knowledge specializing in Environ and Beauty through Balance, knows which membership would be most beneficial to you, and is an expert in communicating with insurance companies.
Sharon is a Registered Dental Assistant with a background of exceptional customer service. Blending her love of work and travel, she also is employed with InSPAration Management based out of Florida and attends many North American Spa Conventions, allowing Altitude Laser Spa to stay on top of the leading spa trends.
Allie Biever – Marketing Director
Allie’s warm and caring personality is immediately apparent as she greets you with her smile and gives you her full attention. Her knowledge of our spa products is excellent, and she specializes in working with guests to customize individual programs to suit their unique needs, while following through to witness and celebrate their transformations.
Allie goes above and beyond for our guests which has been recognized as she is the 2016 customer service person of the year for Ponoka. She is organized, great at communicating and researching and is very creative – in fact, she is responsible for most of the amazing displays in our facility as well as all social media, and marketing.
She has a love for travelling the world and always makes time to visit a spa during her adventures, bringing back with her great ideas to consider and incorporate. She attends various education seminars, lectures and programs related to both the dental and spa industries, which allow her to be on the leading edge of current trends for our unique facility.
Allie is a Registered Dental Technician and is also certified in Dental Asepsis and Impressions. Allie is our Jane Iredale (mineral makeup) Ambassador as well as our retail specialist with direct training from Environ.
Jolene Delure – Team Lead & Clinical Esthetician
Jolene’s high energy, unique laugh and fabulous memory add yet another level of comfort to your spa experience. She is highly communicative, very involved in the community and she remembers everyone she has had the pleasure to meet. Jolene attends numerous continuing education seminars, lectures and programs, has excellent knowledge of our spa products and her enthusiastic leadership skills have awarded her the designation as our Team Lead.
Her education and training include a Registered Dental Assistant diploma, a diploma in Environ Facials, Peels and Products and a diploma from the Pastiche Advanced Skin Analysis Course by Florence Barrett-Hill. She is a Jane Iredale Makeup Application Artist, has Intense Pulse Light (IPL) certification through the Esthetics School of Canada Inc., is certified through Venus Concept for the Venus Legacy System, and has her lash extension certification.
Diane Hodges – Clinical Esthetician
Diane is friendly, positive, organized and prides herself, and us, in making her guests feel comfortable throughout their spa experience, as well as recommending beneficial home care products to ensure continued enjoyment of the guests experience when they get home.
Her extensive product knowledge and attendance at numerous continuing education seminars, lectures and programs keep her up to date on the latest treatments and products, which all contribute to an extraordinary experience for her guests.
Diane is a Registered Dental Assistant and has Diplomas with Environ for Facials, Peels and Products and from the Pastiche Advanced Skin Analysis Coarse by Florence Barrett-Hill. She holds Certification for Intense Pulse Light (IPL) treatments through the Esthetics School of Canada, is Venus Legacy certified through Venus Concept and is a Jane Iredale Makeup Application Artist.
Sabrina Pritchard – Clinical Esthetician
Sabrina’s warm personality and gentle nature will make you feel calm and at ease. She keeps up to date with the latest trends and techniques in the spa industry with monthly product knowledge seminars and continuing education across all of her services, which contributes to an amazing experience for her guests. She specializes in skin analysis and also has advanced knowledge of cosmetic vitamins and ingredients to ensure you are getting the right products to suite your skin type needs.
She graduated from Aesthetise Clinical Esthetics Training Institute and has experience in advanced skin analysis, medical and holistic wellness facials, product cosmetic chemistry, laser photo rejuvenation, intense pulsed light hair removal, microdermabrasion and makeup application.
Chantelle Csek – Certified Nail Technician & Esthetician
Specializing in manicures, pedicures and gel nails, Chantelle is extremely interested in staying current with what’s trending in the world of nails. To add to her love of artistic expression, she is an expert in makeup application, providing our guests with yet another amazing experience! Among her many outstanding qualities, she is gentle, artistic, patient and a bit of a perfectionist – which all enhance the treatment experience for her guests.
To enhance her extensive product knowledge, she enjoys attending continuing education seminars, lectures and programs dedicated to the spa industry in a continual effort to scout out the latest trends.
Chantelle obtained her Nail Technician Certification through ‘A Nail Above The Rest’ Educational Facility and is a Registered Dental Assistant.
Dayle Trytten – Certified Nail Technician & Esthetician
Dayle’s bright, bubbly personality and contagious laugh makes for a fun day at the spa! With over 12 years of experience as a certified nail technician, she loves being creative by designing unique and exciting nails for her clients.
Dayle is also trained in facial waxing, pedicures, body wraps, facials and spray tans. She loves continuing education and does monthly ongoing training across all of her services to stay informed and updated on the latest trends and techniques in the industry.
Dayle obtained her nail technician certification through Nail basics education facility.
Jeanine Roeland – Esthetician & Second Year Massage Therapy Student
Jeanine is an expert at providing guests with a relaxing and enjoyable spa experience. Among her many outstanding qualities, she is gentle, artistic, patient and a bit of a perfectionist – which all enhance the treatment experience for our guests.
Jeanine graduated from Mount Royal University with her one year certificate in massage therapy and will be starting her second year of massage therapy this fall to upgrade to a registered massage therapist. Jeanine has also graduated from the Medi Esthetics Institute of Canada specializing in eyelash extensions, body wraps, body scrubs, manicures, pedicures, and makeup applications.
Lindsay Wass – Esthetician
Lindsay always has a smile on her face. Her personality is warm and calming and helps put her guests in relaxing state. Lindsay completed her esthetics program through MC college in Red Deer in 2016.
Lindsay is trained in body waxing, makeup application, pedicures, body wraps, facials, manicures, eyelash extensions and spray tans. She loves continuing education and does monthly ongoing training with her services to stay informed and updated on the latest trends and techniques in the industry.
Lisa Barrett – Registered Nurse, Certified Injectables & Permanent Makeup
Lisa’s dedication and passion to helping people with their health and well-being is more than evident when you meet her. Her compassion and willingness to help others in any way she can are just a few of the qualities that make her a perfect addition to our team. She enjoys spending time with her family, her friends, traveling and enjoying all that this world has to offer. Lisa is a certified injector of Botox and fillers and welcomes the opportunity to meet and consult with you to discuss and plan for your specific treatment needs.
Lisa is a Registered Nurse with her Masters of Nursing, and has worked in the healthcare industry for 20+ years as a psychiatric nurse, a therapist and throughout numerous areas of acute care. She is currently the manager of Acute Care at the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre.
Raeanne Wareham – Registered Massage Therapist & Esthetician
Raeanne loves to see the results of her work by making people feel better while putting smiles on their faces. Treat yourself to this special experience…come in and allow Raeanne to release your tension and enjoy your smile. She is proud to be very involved with her family and to give back to the community by coaching her brother’s soccer team for the past six years as well as helping ensure that the Old Timer’s League hockey players return to the ice week after week to play the sport they love!
Raeanne graduated from the University of Mount Royal as a Registered Massage Therapist, certified with 2200 hours. She is also certified in Aromatherapy. She specializes in sports therapy and therapeutic massage. She has a real flair for hot and cold stone, relaxation & prenatal massage. She has embraced our dedication to continuing education, having completed training for Jane Iredale mineral makeup application, body treatments and has her eyelash extension certification.
Kyla Rutherford – Registered Massage Therapist & Esthetician
Kyla takes special care in getting to know her guests, discovering their individual needs and working with them to achieve the results that they desire. Her genuine investment in the health and well-being of her guests is easily recognizable.
Kyla is a Registered Massage Therapist (2200 hours certified) and has worked in the industry for over 11 years, 9 of which were on a cruise ship where she was able to combine her love of travel and career. Kyla is also trained in reflexology, pedicures, the R.E.S.E.T. jaw correction technique. She is also a certified Doula and attends numerous continuing educational seminars, lectures and programs for the spa industry.
Kyla specializes in deep tissue massage and reflexology pedicures, which inspired us to create “The Ultimate in Reflexology” treatment, for which she has many repeat guests.
Melissa Mackinnon – Registered Massage Therapist & Esthetician
Melissa is our enthusiastic and outgoing massage therapist and joins us from Drumheller Alberta. She is a country cowgirl at heart, loves horses and spends her days off riding. Melissa graduated from the Alberta Institute of Massage 2200 hour program and is also certified in reflexology and pedicures.
She specializes in relaxation, Hot & cold stone, sports, trigger point, prenatal, Swedish and deep tissue massage and body wraps.
Aerin Caley – Registered Massage Therapist
Aerin takes pride in attempting to meet the needs of her clients, whether they are looking for therapeutic treatment or an opportunity to relax. Her goal is for every client to leave feeling happier and more comfortable than when they arrived. She is a believer in the vital nature of self-care, and will do her best to help clients find ways to promote and maintain their well-being in their day to day life. She is a graduate of the 2200-hour shiatsu therapy diploma with over 13 years of experience. She is also a reiki practitioner.
Brenda Smawley – Registered Massage Therapist
Brenda has over 13 years of massage experience and is a certified 2200 hour Registered Massage Therapist. Her calming and intuitive nature is a great for destressing and putting your worries away.
Brenda teaches classes at True Energy works She enjoys horseback riding, inspiring others, camping, laughing and yard work.
She is certified in Reiki, Reflexology, Therapeutic, Relaxation, Prenatal, hot and cold stone massage techniques. She is also certified in Access Consciousness-Bars.
Kristy Honan – First Year Practicum Massage Therapist
Meet Kristy, she comes to us from the Alberta Collage of Massage Therapy, as a student. Kristy is in her first practicum year.
Along with massage Kristy is a yoga instructor (owning her own business in Saskatchewan before moving) and she believes that healing the body comes from all aspects of nutrition, yoga, massage and living a natural and healthy lifestyle.
Brooke Wiancko – Operations Manager
With over 15 years of experience as an Events and Wedding coordinator, Brooke has a flair for planning special events. As the operations manager Brooke ensures effective operations, employee and guest satisfaction, achievement and maintenance of spa standards and profit maximization. She is also in charge of our spa web site and monthly newsletters.
Brooke has a Diploma in Business Administration and is a certified Special Events and Conference Coordinator. She is product certified with Environ skin care and Jane Iredale mineral makeup.
Continuing education is very important to Brooke, she loves to attend seminars, lectures and classes and has recently been accepted to complete her degree in Spa Management and Operations. This keeps our spa at the forefront of the industry with researching the latest trends and forecasts.