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


Alvard 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.

Melissa Murray

Front Desk Manager

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

Kimberley Merrifield

Guest Service Coordinator - Styist - Staff Photographier

Diana Meyer
Holisic Therapist - Reflexolgist - Master Blender Aromatherapist

Kina Dizimira
Certified Esthetician + Massage Practitioner

For over 7 years, Kina has shared her compassionate approach to providing services and joyful spirit with Kalola Spas guests.  She trains extensively to better serve those that trust their sense of well-being in her hands. Kina's achievements include certificates in Esthetics & Cosmetology, Hot Stone Massage, Swedish Massage, When not working you may well find Kina snowboarding, hiking or kite sailing.

Kim McFadden
Certified Esthetican - Makeup Artist

Wendy Joyce
Certified Medical Esthetician - Professional Make up Artist - Master Stylist - Reiki Master

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."

Darcy Northeim
Certified Esthetician + Massage Practitioner 

Darcy is a graduate from Rinaldi Aesthetics and specializes in Facials, Body Treatments, Relaxation Massage Foot and Hand Treatments, as well as a variety of other esthetic services. Darcy resides in Wasaga Beach. 

Denise Rimmer
Registered Massage Therapist


Allison McLean
Certified Esthetican

Alison Dyson
Certified Esthetician – Makeup Artist

Anna Holancin
Reiki Master - Reflexoligist - Relaxation Massage Practitioner - Yoga Instructor

Aaron Kaus - Registered Massage Therapist

A graduate of Massage Therapy at one of Ontario's premier private college, Aaron a life long resident of this beautiful region, 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 hike or for a massage at Kalola Spa. Helping you put your health first.

Teshla Nowak
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT

Teshla 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. Teshla'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, trigger point work, neuromuscular treatments, joint mobilizations, and relaxation treatments.


Michael Glynn
Registered Massage Therapist

Alice Ficko
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT

Alice provides Registered Massage Therapy and reflexology.  A loving mother of two girls, she moved the family to Collingwood in 2015 where she offers her massage skills at Kalola.

Peter Satchelle

Registered Massage Therapist

Dan Fascinato
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT

Rui Zhong Han

Registered Massage Therapist

Marie House
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT (Osteopathy current study 4th year)

Marie graduated from Elmcrest College with honours in massage therapy, and ran a clinical massage therapy practice in Toronto for 8 years. She has completed 4 years of Osteopathic studies at the Canadian College of Osteopathy in Toronto and is currently continuing her education at the CCO.

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.


Tori Robitaille

Front Desk Reception - Spa Support

Brenda Duce

Medical Reiki Master

Hanna Osborne

Spa Support

Jonathan Wolf

Spa Support