Kim Green – Owner of Altitude 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.
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, IPL 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.
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.
Sadie Dodds –Esthetician
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.
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.
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 distressing 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 – Registered Massage Therapist
Meet Kristy, she comes to us from the Alberta Collage of Massage Therapy, as a certified 2200 hour registered massage therapist.
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.
Jula Bartfai – Registered Massage Therapist
Ashtynn Holdal – Practicum Student
Ashtynn is currently a student at the Northern Institute of Massage Therapy where she has completed her first year of training in basic relaxation massage and prenatal massage techniques.
With a background in gymnastics, Circus Arts and a BSc in Biology. Ashtynn has always been drawn to the mechanics of the human body and how to keep it balanced and functioning properly.
As of March 24, 2019 she is certified in Cupping and Flossing Therapies. Ashtynn can’t wait to finish her second year of school to be able to do therapeutic treatments and expand into different modalities such as Kinetic Release Therapy, Reflexology, Acupressure and whatever else she can get her hands on!