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

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.

Alison Dyson
Certified Esthetician – Makeup Artist

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."

Stephanie Watson
Certified Esthetican

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

Peter Satchelle

Registered Massage Therapist

Michael Glynn
Registered Massage Therapist

Rui Zhong Han

Registered Massage Therapist

Richard is a gifted and passionate therapist with the drive to help people, both physically and emotionally. Before moving to Canada Richard studied dentistry, medicine, surgery, acupuncture and rehabilitation medicine in China. When making Ontario his home Richard made the decision to study registered massage therapy and we at Kalola feel fortunate that he came to work with us. Richard has been a member of our Kalola team for 3 years now and focuses his treatment on the needs of his client. Richard’s specialties are too many to mention but to list a few; sports massage, trigger point therapy, myo-fascial release, prenatal or so much more. Our guests are in exceptional hands with Richard. In his spare time you will find him studying dentistry, sharing his knowledge willingly with colleagues or spending time with his beautiful family. Richard is available for appointments at Kalola on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Mondays

Tori Robitaille

Registered Massage Therapist

Dan Fascinato
Registered Massage Therapist - RMT

Janice Shouldice

Janice was voted the top Naturopath by the Era Banner in the York region for 4 Years. She is also a member of the Board of Drugless Therapy Naturopathy and was appointed to serve on the Complaints Resolution Committee for 3 years


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.


Hanna Osborne

Spa Support

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.