Melanie is a graduate of Spa Tech Institute and The University of Maine. Melanie loves providing her guests with relaxing, but result-oriented facials. She also specializes in therapeutic body treatments. She is well versed in waxing techniques to ensure the least amount of pain as possible. Melanie wants each of her guests to leave feeling pampered and rejuvenated.
Alex Oliver, Licensed Esthetician
Alex has over 8 years of experience working as an Esthetician and Massage Therapist. Her passion is to preform brightening facials, rejuvenating body wraps and the best shape brows you could ask for.
Audrey Martel, Licensed Massage Therapist
Audrey is a 2009 graduate of Massage Therapy from Seacoast Career School. She began her career with River’s Edge in 2012. Audrey loves being a Massage Therapist and truly enjoys making people feel better. Her massage technique includes a blend of sports massage, deep tissue, swedish and structural integration. Audrey took a memorable trip to Thailand, where she was taught the techniques of traditional Thai Massage and hopes to implement these techniques in her work.
Lisa Martin, Education Director, Licensed Cosmetologist
Lisa has been in the beauty industry for 14 years. She specializes in precision cutting and natural color options for any age. She is very passionate about the industry and strives for guest satisfaction through thorough guest consultation. She believes in continuing education and strives to stay at the forefront of her field through constant education on innovative product and services.
Monica Tardif, Creative Director & Licensed Cosmetologist
Monica has been in the beauty industry for over 15 years. She specializes in curly or textured hair. Whatever your needs may be, enhancing the curl or learning how to straighten those curls, she is the Stylist for you. She is extremely passionate about creative hair design and enjoys bridal hair and event hair design.
Becca Watts, Licensed Cosmetologist
Becca is our Master Level Stylist. She has been in the beauty industry for over 8 years. Becca is very enthusiastic and passionate about the hair industry. She always stays on top of the latest trends and innovative techniques that are ever evolving in this industry. She specializes in color and voluminous blow outs that will have bounce and hold.
Jamie Storey, Licensed Lead Nail Technician
Jamie Storey is our Lead Nail Technician, overseeing the River's Edge Nail Department. Jamie has over 9 years of experience working with nails, and loves personalizing each service to fit the needs of each individual. Her overall goal is to make each guest feel comfortable and cared for during their time at the Spa & Salon.
Vihba Patel, Licensed Nail Technician
Vibha has been with River's Edge for over 7 years. Vihba has always had an interest in the beauty industry. She is a graduate of Cosmo Tech's Nail Technician program were she study natural nail design. Her passion is to ensure each guest has an amazing experience. She especially loves to do pedicures. She wants each guest at River's Edge to enjoy a wonderful experience each time they visit.
Emma Black, Stylist & Make-Up Artist
Emma has been creating beautiful hair design and make up application for over 9 years. She is passionate and enthusiastic about the latest trends and always wants to ensure each guest is feeling like their most beautiful self. Emma also specializes in Air Brush make-up technique.
Kelsey Brown, Spa Coordinator
Kelsey strives to make every guest feel like they are being treated to a special and unique day at the Spa and Salon.
"Take time for yourself and enjoy. Mental and physical well being radiates from the inside out".
Leanne Snyder, Spa Coordinator
Tanya has over 7 years of experience as a massage therapist. She specialized in therapeutic massage at the Spa Tech Institute. Prior to massage, she studied Athletic Training at the University of New England. Tanya loves combining multiple techniques to give you the relief and relaxation that you desire.
Lyndy is a graduate of Spa Tech Institute for Aesthetics. Skin care and make-up have been Lyndy’s passion for years. Lyndy’s goal is to provide her guests with the proper attention to their specific needs, help them gain knowledge about their skin, and achieve a relaxing and satisfying service. Working with guests to give them an outstanding service and appropriate skin care regimen gives her great enjoyment.
Allie is a mother to two wonderful boys and has been married to her husband Marcus for 7 years. Allie is a 2008 graduate of The Institute of Skin Science where she study Medical Aesthetics.
Facials, Bridal Make Up, IPL, Chemical peels and Microdermabrasion are just a few of the modalities that Alllie excelled at while attending The Institute of Skin Science, but full body waxing is Allie’s true passion.
Prior to joining the River’s Edge team Allie worked as a Wax Specialist at European Wax Center where she was also a regional trainer. It was there that she acquired efficient waxing techniques that she is very excited to share at River’s Edge.
Brooke has been practicing massage for 13 years. She graduated Florida College of Natural Health in 2004 where she received an Associate of Science in Natural Health. She has been trained in many modalities including Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, Swe-Thai Massage, Reflexology, Trigger Point Therapy, Quantum Touch, Hakomi, Guided Meditation, Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue, Swedish and Sports Massage. As she gained experience in the field, Brooke became very interested in the mind/body connection, which inspired her to study Psychology and Art at University of Southern Maine, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree. Brooke’s passion is to help others relax and enjoy life.
My passion as a licensed Massage Therapist is to help people with stress and pain relief. My specialty is a therapeutic massage.
Wendy Cantara, Spa Coordinator
Wendy is a mother of two boys and has been married to her husband for 19 years. The spa has always been one of her favorite places to visit and was delighted to have the opportunity to work here.
"I enjoy helping make people feel welcome and comfortable whether at home or at the spa. I look forward to getting to know all the guests and help provide an exceptional spa experience for each guest."
Alex is an experienced professional and has been in the beauty industry since 2009. She specializes in color and keeps current on new and evolving techniques. She has advanced education in precision cutting, styling, and special event hairstyles. Alex has a passion for what she does and portrays that through her work.
Danielle Frechette, Licensed Lead Esthetician, Owner
My husband Kevin Frechette and I were given the opportunity to purchase The Spa at Rivers Edge and Rivers Edge Hair Design. It has been a dream of ours to own our own small business and as of March 2015 that dream became a reality. We are thrilled to begin this new journey.
I am a graduate of Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics located in Medford, Ma. I began my career in the beauty industry over 12 years ago. I have worked for River’s Edge for 6 years as Lead Esthetician, where I have built so many wonderful relationships with the guests at River’s Edge. It is my hope that each and every guest that chooses to visit us receives an amazing experience from the moment that they walk through our doors.