Our Team

At Kalola Spa we pride ourselves in providing the highest level of amenities, equipment and surroundings. Our greatest strength is in our people and their commitment to fulfilling our promise to our clients of providing the ultimate spa experience with every visit.

All the personal care professionals at Kalola are carefully chosen to ensure their skills are at the highest levels of their particular service specialty. Even more important is that they all embrace the vision, culture and mission of Kalola to meet our clients' needs on every level. To ensure we deliver on our promise, we provide our team with regular, in-house learning sessions so they can further update their skills and keep pace with the latest trends and advancements in our industry to keep the Kalola Spa on the leading edge of the spa experience.


Carol Barrett-Petten

Owner


Allison Kulakowsky
Front Desk Manager - Holistic Nutritionist

Alli Kulakowsky is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner who graduated from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition with First Class Honours in Toronto, Ontario. Alli works with her clients to develop individual health protocols incorporating whole-foods nutrition, natural supplementation and lifestyle suggestions to complement the body's natural healing abilities and achieve optimum results. She helps clients lose weight naturally and create permanent lifestyle change to help them feel energized, healthy and alive. She believes in setting realistic goals, making a commitment, and working together to accomplish those goals with patience, compassion and encouragement.


Alysha Frumann

Guest Experience Supervisor - Cosmetician

Call the Spa and let Alysha take care of all of your Spa requests, from booking specific services to choosing a detailed skin care regime. She will be pleased to help you book your ideal spa experience, whether visiting alone, as a couple or in a group. Alysha's extensive background in prestige skin care and cosmetics allows her to help you select the perfect products tailored to your specific skin type. Please visit our lovely boutique to peruse our gorgeous products.


Janice Mullen
Guest Experience Coordinator - Stylist


Diana Meyer
Holisic Therapist - Reception


McKinna Barrett
Product Development Coordinator


Kimberley Merrifield
Reception


Michelle Ioannou
Certified Esthetician + Massage Practitioner + Cosmetologist

For over 15 years, Michelle has shared her compassionate approach to providing services and joyful spirit with premier spas, boutiques and salons. She trains extensively to better serve those that trust their sense of well-being in her hands. Michelle's achievements include certificates in Esthetics & Cosmetology, Hot Stone Massage, Swedish Aromatherapy Massage, Éminence Organic Skin Care: Masters Theory Skin Care, Lotus Palm: Thai Yoga Massage, Indian Head Massage and Facial Massage Cupping. She was Proprietor of Merth Body and Beauty Spa and body care products (2008-2012).


Nathaniel Porter-Gowan
A bilingual graduate of Massage Therapy at Everest College Barrie, Nathaniel comes from the East Coast of Canada, specializing in Swedish Pertrissage, Fascial, Deep Tissue, Remedial Exercise and Sports Massage. He enjoys the active lifestyle that Kalola offers its staff and clientele. Join him in the gym for a training session, on the mountain for a run or for a relaxing massage at Kalola Spa & Salon. Helping you put your health first. You can visit Nathaniel's blog at www.kalolamassage.blogspot.ca


Kim McFadden
Certified Esthetican - Makeup Artist


Wendy Joyce
Certified Esthetician - Professional Make up Artist - Master Stylist - Salon Floor Manager

Wendy has been an esthetician for 22 years, with Kalola since 2008. She began her career as a makeup artist working in fashion photography, runway and film. Wendy has discovered the world of facials, body wraps and massage and has continued her education, learning Muscle Toning Facials, Hot Stone Massage, Hot Shell Massage and Reiki.

"I love what I do so much that I feel it has shaped me as a person. I look at esthetics as wellness for the body as a whole from the outside inwards."


Sarah Davies
Certified Esthetician + Massage Practitioner 

Sarah is a graduate from Barrie College of Hair and Aesthetics 2010. She is trained in Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Indian Head Massage. Other services include Facials, Body Treatments, Foot and Hand Treatments, as well as a variety of other esthetic services. Sarah resides in Collingwood and is currently studying Holistic Medicine.


Tracy Presniak
Certifed Esthetician - Holistic Threapist


Sheri Walter
Certified Esthetican


Brooklynn Baker
Certified Esthetician + Makeup Artist + Certified Eyelash Technician

A creative soul who pays attention to fine detail, Brooklynn graduated with Honours in April 2010 from Rinaldi College of Aesthetics. She also has her Certification for Spa Lash Eyelash Extension Technician. For more information on these semi-permanent, synthetic lashes, and the innovation and education behind them, please visit our Eyelash Extensions page in the Spa Nemu section.


Allison McLean
Certified Esthetican


Sarah Isaacs

Nail Technician


Alison Dyson
Certified Esthetician – Makeup Artist


Dan Fascinato
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT


Joanna Rouson
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT

Joanna is a graduate of Georgian College. Her inter-professional approach working with other RMTs as well as Physical Therapists provides opportunities to broaden her skills and continue to stay on top of new research and techniques. Joanna's confidence and experience in treating various types of conditions ensures a relaxing and enjoyable massage best suited to each client’s needs. Her main modalities include Swedish massage, hot stone therapy, trigger point work, neuromuscular treatments, joint mobilizations, and relaxation treatments.

 


Martina Pfeiffer
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT

Gradulate of VOFT with a BA in French and German, with almost 20 years experience as an RMT, Martina resides in Thornbury. "What I like most about my work is making real connections with my clients and helping them find that place of deep relaxation."


Kristianna Warris
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT

Graduating from Barrie's Georgian College in 2011, Kristianna provides Registered Massage Therapy and specializes in Pregnancy Massage (for when you need it most!). A loving mother of two girls, she moved the family to Collingwood in 2011 where she offers her massage skills at Kalola. Kristianna continues to further her education and skill set to benefit her clients.


Tim Winfield
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT


Michael Glynn
Registered Massage Therapist


Dr. Norman Goldberg
Currently on staff at the William Osler Health Centre, Brampton, in family practice and obstetrics, Dr. Goldberg has been a family physician for the past 30 years. In 2002 he developed a keen interest in medical esthetics and began extensive training in this diverse field, including laser technology, peels, Botox, various fillers, and laser hair removal. He has successfully achieved a standard of care in this field as recognized by the college of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, through voluntary audit. Goldberg Medical Esthetics has esthetic practices in Brampton, Georgetown, Woodbridge, and Collingwood.


Colleen Goldberg
A registered nurse in practice for thirty years, Colleen has always had a keen interest in skin care. She has extensive experience in Laser hair removal, medical grade peels, and microdermabraision. She researches the latest developments in skin care, and brings to Goldberg Medical Esthetics the best cosmeceutical products for skin care and rejuvenation. She is also a certified fitter for custom made compression stockings.


Anne Baker
Owner of Partners In Heath, Anne partners with Kalola to provide multidimensional health and training. With a background in dance and movement studies, traditional fitness training, and a love of outdoor activities as well as certifications in Yoga and Pilates, Anne provides a variety of active lifestyle options. She takes pride in the ongoing development of client and class relationships, taking a client-centered approach and valuing people’s goals and needs.


Jim Richardson
Luminous Body Chi Massage

Jim is a pain management counselor, Tai Chi and Qigong teacher, and athletic performance coach. A student of East/West psychophysical practices for over 35 years, he  has a Master’s degree in Somatic Education from the University of Toronto. He is an NLP Master Practitioner and Certified Ericksonian Hypnotherapist, and trained further in Western somatic therapy systems, particularly TragerWork, the Robert Master’s Method and meridian energy healing. Using these powerful mind/body methods, Jim has helped many people dissolve chronic and acute physical disorder issues, perform at their best, and embrace a healthier lifestyle.