Christine Karpinski - R.M.T./Owner
Christine graduated from McKay's 2200 hour Massage therapy program in 1998. She was an instructor at the McKay's School of Massage and Hydrotherapy following her work as an R.M.T. aboard Holland America Cruise lines. As a manager and spa owner in Whistler, B.C. her experience with spa settings motivated the opening of Riverstone on her return to Saskatoon in 2003. Her training extends from Lastone Therapy, Reflexology, Reiki, Emotional Freedom Technique, Energy Balancing to Esthetic Services.
Jacinda has been welcoming our clients over the past 5 years at Riverstone. As a mother of three, she has expertise in care giving and organizing. We have recieved many positive remarks on Jacinda's professionalism, friendliness and attention to detail in her esthetic services.
Bree East - R.M.T.
Bree has been working as a Registered Massage Therapist at Riverstone for the past three years, after graduating with honours in 2009. She offers a therapeutic, yet relaxing treatment while suiting her clients' individual needs. Her laid back, friendly persona creates a warm environment. Many of her treatments focus especially in pre-natal, TMJD, or tension headache/migraines. In her time outside of treating clients, Bree enjoys to play soccer, and loves to expand her knowledge, therefore is pursuing her education to be a Registered Nurse. She looks forward to meeting you!
Nataly Sofoifa - R.M.T.
Graduating in May from the Professional Institute Of Massage Therapy, Nataly specializes in Deep Tissue Release, Relaxation and Myofascial Release techniques.
She is a member of Natural Health Practitioners of Canada.
Corrine O'Brien - R.M.T.
Corrine graduated from the 2200hr Advanced Massage Therapy Program at the Professional Institute of Massage Therapy, in Saskatoon May of 2009. Associated with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada, she has been with Riverstone since October 2011. Corrine most likes doing therapeutic but yet relaxing massage. She also does deep tissue release, prenatal massage and loves the add ons of hot stones and aromatherapy. Corrine is a very spiritual person who is happy to be able to help people in a natural way. Her plans are to pursue more holistic practices including; Reiki and reflexology.
Celeste Poulin - R.M.T.
Celeste was born and raised in Saskatoon, SK, and had a passion for massage from a young age. Her father, who has now passed on, suffered a back injury in 1999. He had permanent screws inserted that caused him a lot of pain and she gave him back rubs when he complained of discomfort. This evolved to a 30 min massage every second day. He strongly suggested that she think about a career in Massage Therapy, as he felt comfort and relief and knew she would be a great therapist. She now gives back to her father with every treatment and loves what she does; to help people the way she helped her father. She has been providing professional Massage Therapy for over 5 years, and is a registered member of NHPC (Natural Health Practitioners of Canada). Her favorite treatment is Prenatal Massage, but also provides Swedish, Deep Tissue, Relaxation and Sports Massage, with the addition of Hot Basalt Stones and Aromatherapy to provide ultimate relaxation and relief.
Keith Ramage - R.M.T.
After a brief touchdown in Montreal, regaining roots in Saskatoon, packing west for Calgary, Keith Ramage finds himself practicing Massage Therapy in the prairie province of Saskatchewan. Keith graduated in 2006 with honors from McKay Massage & Hydrotherapy and immediately pursued further education within the scope of Myofascial Release. A journey through California, Kentucky and Seattle. These endeavours helped Keith to understand dysfunction and recovery through utilizing effective and efficient therapeutic techniques. These techniques are particularly proficient in treating back, shoulder and hip pain. Keith is very active in the Ultimate Frisbee community and thrives on sport competition and the drive to reach new goals.
Jenna Vanderzwan - R.M.T.
Jenna completed the 2200hr program at Mckay Massage and Hydrotherapy Clinic in 2008 and has been working at Riverstone for 4 years Her hands-on techniques are thorough and therapeutic. Trained in Ocean Stone Therapy, her stills with heated basalt stones melt away stress and tension. Jenna has also completed additional courses in Deep Tissue, Soft Tissue, and Myofascial Release. Expanding her career in a more creative way, she has taken the manicure and pedicure courses from Can-West.
Chanda Chabot - R.M.T.
Chanda Graduated from McKay Career training massage and hydrotherapy program. As a single mom she put herself through school, and has worked very hard to get where she is. Her passion for massage therapy began in high school. When she became interested in alternative healing. Her main goal is to get to the root of the problem area by therapeutic massage and deep tissue manipulation. She is also works with prenatal and post natal women to help with the birth of their child, and to help repair postural deviations that occur during pregnancy. Chanda hopes to expand her knowledge in massage in the future with myofascial therapy, visceral massage, and reflexology. She is a part of the National Health Care Practitioners of Canada.
Caitlyn Wiklun - Esthetician/Reception
Caitlyn is our evening receptionist and esthetician. Caitlyn was trained at Marca Spa Academy and Can West. An esthetician over the past three years her services include pedicures, manicures, gel nails, waxing and tinting.
Rebecca Hoehn - R.M.T.
Rebecca graduated from the 2200 hour program at the Professional Institute of Massage Therapy in May of 2013. Her strengths lie in therapeutic massage due to the deep pressure that she can provide, however her abilities vary to relaxation as well. She has completed a course and is now certified in Hot & Cold Stone Therapy treatments. She is a member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada.
Taunia Pearcey - Evening Reception
Bio to come!