Meet the Team!
Over 35 years in the business Donna has seen many changes. A hairstylist by trade and a background in Aromatherapy has set the tone for developing a top notch Salon & Day Spa. Most of her day is taken up in the management of Spa Rivier. Donna has a passion for business and continually striving to bring fresh ideas from around the continent back home to Quesnel.Over 35 years in the business Donna has seen many changes. A hairstylist by trade and a background in Aromatherapy has set the tone for developing a top notch Salon & Day Spa. Most of her day is taken up in the management of Spa Rivier. Donna has a passion for business and continually striving to bring fresh ideas from around the continent back home to Quesnel.
Donna believes in Quesnel and is actively involved in several community organizations. She has been continually amazed at the amount of support for her business from the people of Quesnel. She has been honoured with the Chamber of Commerce “Business Person of the Year” twice and the Northern B.C. Women’s “Entrepreneurial Growth Award”. Donna is proud of the entire team and was delighted to accept on behalf of them the “Retailer of the Year” award in 2009 from the Chamber of Commerce. Her goal is to show Spa Rivier’s clients how much she appreciates their loyalty and support.
As a stylist Donna believes that all women should celebrate their beauty their way. Being comfortable in yourself is the key to looking and feeling beautiful.
Owner & Esthetician
Deanna is a certified Micha Eyelash, Micha Lash Glaze, Micha Micro Blading Technician and Educator. As well Deanna is a Cosmetic Tattoo Artist and Laser Hair Removal & Skin Rejuvenation technician. She offers many other services as well, including waxing, tinting, lash lifting, nails and is always working on adding new services to her menu.
Deanna proudly became co-owner with her mother of Spa Rivier in 2015, as well she is our Operations Manager, and has completed her Spa Management training in Toronto and with her extensive training and knowledge in tanning, cosmetics, skincare, hair care, she is a true expert for all your needs. Her years of experience allow her to excel in product recommendations and customer service. She is continuously striving to ensure you have an excellent spa/salon experience at Spa Rivier.
Kristina has been an esthetician for over 20 years and has had extensive advanced training. She excels in Nail Extensions and Nail Art, as well as Diabetic foot care. Kristina has worked at Spa Rivier her entire career. In her early years she was an educator for Repêchage skincare and Too Much Fun nail art & airbrushing. Kristina’s passion now is for Nails
Kristina has a background in Aromatherapy and extensive training in Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetic, Eminence Organic skin care, and Comfort Zone skincare. Kristina is delighted to have attended classes with Hungarian Herbalist & Master Trainer of European esthetics & massage Boldijarre Koronczay. Kristina has enjoyed attending many trade shows and has trained in Toronto, Vancouver, and New York City. She enjoys working with clients and looks forward to meeting you.
Kristina holds the following diplomas and certificates;
- Authorization to use the distinction of C.POD.(I) from the Canadian Examining Board of Healthcare Practitioners
- Podology Level 1: use of professional implements and Equipment,
- Level 2: Bio Mechanics and Gait
- Level 3: Recognition of Skin Conditions completed
- Advanced Techniques in Nail Art
- Air brushing 101
- Various Nail Certifications in both Natural and Artificial Nails
- Eminence Skincare Training Program
- Comfort Zone Training
- Footlogics Knowledge of Product Certificate
- Various Nail Art
Tanya recently moved back to Quesnel and work at Spa Rivier as a Nail Technician. She offers all Hand & Nail services on our list of services. She has been in training as a Nail Technician for over 6 years, and has a passion for Nail Design. So if you ever want to test her skills, make sure to book an appointment with her. She will brighten your day and you will be amazed over the skills this girl possesses.
Amber says, “If your hair looks good, you can deal with anything”. She’s been in the industry for over 15 years and I still love it. I specialize in hair colour and styling, but enjoys every aspect of the industry. I would love to sit and discuss what changes you are wanting to make.
She is available:
- Mondays and Fridays from 9 to 5:30
- Tuesday and Thursdays 12 till 8PM
- Saturdays 9–5
Amber is very passionate and enjoys helping people look and feel their best. She is a master colourist and has had extensive training with Redken, Wella, Sebastian, Nioxin and Babe Extensions.
With over 30 years’ experience Thea enjoys all aspects of the trade and excels in hair cutting and styling. Thea is committed to our professional Wella Colour and has completed her Masters Of Colour, Law of Colour & Color Correction Training, and completes our seasonal training twice each year, she is more than capable of giving you the complete look that you want. As well she has completed many advanced classes in all aspects of cutting, colouring, Diva Curl Cuts and product knowledge and most recently completed the Inspiring Champions Champ Camp! Truly a professional; Thea looks forward to performing lots of new and exciting styles on her clients, while still keeping them in their comfort zone.
Ryien started working for Spa Rivier just over a year ago. She is a part of our Salon team, and work as a Hairstylist, but her goal in the future is to be a colourist, because that is her true passion. She studied at the Northwest Community College, and has been attending training in Wella and Redken. This girl has some true spark, and is considered as the fun and loud one in our Salon. You always see this girl with a smile on her face, and she will be more than happy to give clients that stops by advice about different hair styles.
Terilynn a stylist with over 15 years of experience, recently moved to Quesnel from Nova Scotia! Her favorite service is colour. She loves her job because she loves to see her clients’ instant confidence boost based on their new colour or cut.
Her slogan to her clients is “If you are not happy, I’m not happy”