Our Team

Meet the team

Our people are our best asset. 

The Parkside Spa Team is made up of a full range of talent. We’re proud to have distinguished experts in Registered Massage Therapy, Holistic Nutrition, and Esthetics. Come and meet our team!

Katherine Joslin

SPA MANAGER

The Parkside Spa - Team - Devin Singleton - Spa Therapist

Devin Singleton

LEAD SPA THERAPIST

The Parkside Spa Staff - Kelin Sheedy - Spa Therapist

Kelin Sheedy

SPA THERAPIST

Sabrina Zezza

HOLISTIC NUTRITIONIST, SPA THERAPIST

Karen Dawson

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST
Currently on Maternity Leave

Laura Young

SPA THERAPIST

The Parkside Spa - Team - Nicole Trudeau - Spa Therapist

NICOLE TRUDEAU

SPA THERAPIST

The Parkside Spa Staff - Nicole Minnes - Spa Therapist

Nicole Minnes

SPA THERAPIST

The Parkside Spa Staff - Gema Gamboa - Spa Therapist

GEMA GAMBOA

SPA THERAPIST

The Parkside Spa Staff - Taylor McLeod - Spa Supervisor

Taylor mcleod

SPA SUPERVISOR

The Parkside Spa Staff - Renata Malota - Spa Receptionist

RENATA MALOTA

SPA RECEPTIONIST

The Parkside Spa Staff - Mandy Kaur - Spa Receptionist

MANDY KAUR

SPA RECEPTIONIST

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Katherine Joslin

Role: Spa Manager
Education: Hospitality Management Diploma, 2016
Favorite thing about working in the spa industry: Supporting the health & wellness of our community, both for our clients and within our team
Favorite spa treatment to receive: Massage, facials, and body wraps
Favorite form of self care: Cooking healthy meals and spending time with loved ones
Favorite product: Eminence’s Arctic Berry Peptide Radiance Cream
Hobbies & interests: Playing softball, listening to music, traveling
Favorite movie: The Princess Bride
Something else you want your clients to know about you: I can’t wait to welcome you to The Parkside Spa!

Devin Singleton

Role: Lead Spa Therapist
Education: Academy of Excellence. Esthetics and Spa Therapy Diploma 2014
Specialty:  Facial Threading 
Favorite spa treatment to give: Eminence Facials, Brow Threading & Tinting
Favorite spa treatment to receive: Massage
Favorite form of self care: Receiving a pedicure every 4 weeks to maintain my foot health and get cute polish
Favorite product: Warm Buddy Neck Pillow – I use it every night to relax my neck and shoulder muscles
Hobbies & interests: Doing cartoon illustrations when I’m feeling inspired
Something else you want your clients to know about you:  I book relaxing spa treatments a couple times a month to maintain good physical and mental health. I think it’s important to care for yourself, so you can better care for others.

Kelin Sheedy

Role: Spa Therapist
Education: Spa Therapy/Esthetics Diploma from at Academy of Excellence 2019, Body Sugaring Course 2017, Nail Technician Certification 2015 
Specialty: Pedicures
Favorite spa treatment to give: Relax Your Soles  
Favorite product: Eminence’s Stone Crop Oxygenating Fizzofoliant
Hobbies & interests: Restoring old furniture, going out to the movies, going for walks in Beacon Hill park and more recently doing yoga.
Favorite movie/book/food: After the Dark or Snowpiercer. Favorite book is, #Girlboss. Favorite food is pasta.
Something else you want your clients to know about you: I have been passionate about the spa industry since I received my first facial at age 13. I was fortunate to learn the importance of good skin care at a young age. I am always looking to further my education and recently completed my diploma in Spa Therapy/Esthetics at The Academy of Excellence.

Sabrina Zezza

Role: Spa Therapist and Holistic Nutritionist
Education: Esthetics Diploma from the Aveda Institute Victoria in 2013, Holistic Nutrition Diploma from Pacific Rim College in 2018
Specialty: Holistic Nutrition Counselling
Favorite thing about working in the spa industry: I love being a part of self care; giving others the chance to take time for themselves, let go of stress, and enter a state of full relaxation
Favorite spa treatment to give: The Parkside Blend
Favorite form of self care: taking time to prepare meals for my family and myself
Favorite product: Eminence’s Facial Recovery Oil
Hobbies & interests: Cooking, reading, health & nutrition, exploring the island, finding new hikes
Favorite food: Definitely pizza
Something else you want your clients to know about you: Born and raised in Victoria, ask me about my favourite places to eat or things to do on the island!

Karen Dawson

Role: Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)
Education: Massage Therapy Diploma (2011)
Favorite thing about working in the spa industry: The calm environment, the world around is so hectic and busy that I find the peaceful space within the Spa reminds me to stay calm and grounded
Favorite spa treatment to give: Deep Tissue Massage
Favorite spa treatment to receive: An Eminence facial
Favorite product: Eminence’s Bamboo Firming Fluid
Hobbies & interests: Throwing rocks with my son at the beach, sharing deep belly laughs with good friends, cultivating my houseplant collection, travelling
Favorite food : Anything from the vegetable family, especially if it’s the in the form of a multicolored salad
Something else you want your clients to know about you: I was drawn to this career for the flexibility but have stayed because, in a world where there is so much negativity and stress, it’s a really special thing to leave a positive impression on someone’s day.

Laura Young

Role: Spa Therapist 
Education: 2014 Graduate of the Esthetics and Spa Therapy program at Fleming College, ON. Starting Registered Massage Therapy training at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in January 2020. 
Favorite spa treatment to give: the Detoxifying Back Treatment and Swedish Massage 
Favorite spa treatment to receive: Island Glow (Body Wrap + Facial) 
Favorite form of self care: A warm bath with essential oils, and cup of herbal tea, and one of my favourite Eminence masques! 
Favorite product: Eminence’s Eight Greens Hot Masque
Hobbies & interests: Hiking, Camping, Playing Guitar, Travelling, and Astrology 
Favorite movie/band/food: Breakfast Club, Taylor Swift, and Sushi 
Something else you want your clients to know about you: I’m passionate about using high quality, organic products while providing luxurious and refreshing treatments to my clientele, and dedicated to insuring each guest has a relaxing, rejuvenating, and memorable experience when they visit us at the Parkside Spa.

TayLor McLeod

Role: Spa Supervisor
Education: being in the Salon and Spa industry for 8+ years 
Favorite thing about working in the spa industry: seeing people relaxed and happy
Favorite spa treatment to receive: facials 
Favorite form of self care: doing a face masque
Favorite product: Eminence’s Clear Skin Cleanser
Hobbies & interests: painting, hiking, reading, beach days!
Favorite food: breakfast! especially peanut butter!

 

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