Carrie Epstein, Massage Therapist
The massage that you wish will never end… Carrie’s treatments are truly transporting. Specializing in a variety of modalities, her treatments are custom blended for each guest. In addition to being a great massage therapist, Carrie is a lover of outdoor activities – hiking, skiing, biking, and traveling… making the most of living in such a beautiful location, and taking the time to still travel and explore new sights!
Emily Stanley, Hair Stylist, Makeup Artist + Esthetician
Emily is a truly spectacular hair stylist, with a real eye for creating beautiful hair colors and cuts. Emily is so easy to talk to, engaging, and just delightful to be around, it’s no wonder she has developed a dedicated following for both her salon stylings and wedding services! You may also find her practicing esthetics - offering facials, peels, and lash lift/tinting. When she’s not at the salon, she and her husband enjoy riding their Harley Davidson and just welcomed their first son, Cole, in June 2021. Dang, he’s a cutie.
Holly Dickhausen, Massage Therapist
A traveler and an avid hiker, Holly enjoys getting out in the wilderness with her family. She’s been doing massages at Waterside since 2011 and gives a very relaxing and therapeutic service. Holly also enjoys teaching hot yoga classes and going to local events and concerts. Holly also owns Rakta Hot Yoga Studio here is Steamboat so if you are looking for fabulous yoga classes in a beautiful atmosphere, swing by for a class!
Isabelle Fourre, Massage Therapist
After being a client at Waterside for many years, Isabelle has finally joined our staff. We are so happy to have her on our team of massage therapists. Her services and knowledge of the human body is truly therapeutic and her list of offerings for types of massage and body therapies is ever-growing. Isabelle loves swimming daily, doing yoga, playing the drums, enjoying a good glass of wine, and creating unique art pieces that are actually on display at local art galleries in Steamboat!
Lindsey Eighmy, Massage Therapist
Cheerful and kind, Lindsey shares a love for massage therapy that shines through in her treatments. She has a great knowledge of the human body, it's intricacies, and sincerely enjoys learning all about body work - she specialized in cupping, hot stone, maternity, and yummy body treatments. Lindsey enjoys doodling by the riverside, making pottery, and playing her guitar and mandolin.
Jessica Stone, Esthetician + Waxing Specialist
Certainly guaranteed to be a very entertaining or very relaxing facial treatment – your choice! Jessica is so easy to talk to, well traveled, and has three amazing kids. They just relocated back to the states after spending a few years in Central America. In addition to a fabulous personality, Jessica’s skin care knowledge runs deep – she delivers beautiful, relaxing and corrective facial treatments to meet all your skin care goals, very fast / efficient full body waxing, and has a great knowledge of products and ingredients.
Malia Miles, Licensed Esthetician
A total delight to be around - Malia is a skin care enthusiast. She has established a great foundation on skin care knowledge, corrective treatments, and shares home care products that can make a lasting change in your skin. Malia has a beautiful touch for facials - with a great facial massage repertoire, along with offering waxing and tinting. Snorkeling, crafts, pottery and spending time outside exploring in the Rocky Mountains are some of Malia's favorite hobbies!
Lesa Radford, Massage Therapist
Lesa specializes in therapeutic massage techniques – cupping, deep tissue, and myofascial stretching. The way the Lesa performs cupping with various sizes of treatment cups allows her to lift the muscle of the bone to provide an added layer of relief not achievable by just a hands on treatment. Each massage is impressively unique as Lesa possesses an amazing knowledge and intuitive approach with healing the human body that she loves to share with her guests.
Naomi Wilcox, Esthetician + Waxing
Born and raised in Steamboat, Naomi enjoys doing just about anything outside and is a total animal lover with just a few pets that she will happily tell you about! We are delighted to have Naomi as a part of our spa family along with her kindness, warmth, and ever growing love of esthetics to Waterside. Specializing in corrective acne treatments, Naomi loves to treat the skin with hydrodermabrasion, peels, and customized skin care.
Reilly Kopatz, Spa Coordinator
Cruising through her senior year of high school and eager to experience the world… Reilly loves baking gluten free treats, traveling, hiking, lounging at the lake, and exploring anything outside with her dog, Luana, and family. She truly loves helping our guests at Waterside to pick fun gifting items, clothes, and sharing her favorite home care routines and that shows as soon as you meet her beautiful, smiling face at the front desk.
Nikki Foust, Spa Coordinator
Calming, efficient, and very well organized, Nikki has a great handle on the spa operations and a solid understand of our offerings at Waterside Day Spa. Nikki also has a beautiful home apothecary where she studies herbs, has a collection of happy and fresh plant-babies, and enjoys doing tarot cards. When not having dance parties in the kitchen with her son, she can be found learning about the stars, enjoying the hot springs, and sauntering through the woods.
Shayna Kinzie, Hair Stylist, Makeup Artist + Esthetician
Trendy, kind, and very talented, Shayna does has a devoted local following for her hair styling services that she has developed over the last 10+ years in the industry. She specializes in hair extensions (beaded, tape ins, kera-tip, and wefts), along with corrective color, fun/fashion colors, haircuts, and recently has been making a transition into esthetics – sharing her new love of result driven skin care with her clientele. Ask her about some of the fun costume makeup she has done with her daughter for the holidays - it's truly Hollywood quality makeup!
Tracey Lucas, Hair Stylist
Engaging and enthusiastic, Tracey loves her children, puppies Bodhi and Tessa, exercise classes and traveling the world. A bit of a foodie, Tracey enjoys a great glass of wine paired with delicious cuisines and is also a fabulous cook! Tracey has been a part of the Waterside team since it first opened and before that owned her own hair salon in Steamboat. With her experience and talents, along with her quirky and simply delightful sense of humor, her clients are always in for a beautiful style and a wonderful time!
Valerie Bush, Spa Manager + Nail Technician
Outgoing and easy to be around, Valerie oversees the daily spa and salon operations. She loves sharing stories about her pets, home improvement projects, cooking and always exploring a new crafty project. Keep an eye out around the holidays for her famous Gingerbread Houses… err, Mansions… they are impressive!! Always hosting a celebration for something, she loves to have friends come to her home and play in the sunshine. Valerie has been doing nails in Colorado for about 25 years now and guarantee’s a fun-filled manicure or pedicure!
Lexi Machiela, Proprietor, Waterside Day Spa
With a love for the spa industry that developed as a child, Lexi has always been a devout reader of beauty books, trends in the industry, and interested in creating spa services. It’s not often that one is able to find their calling so young and spend a lifetime developing their passion. Lexi has been in the spa industry since 2007 as receptionist, massage therapist and spa manager in various spa + salon settings. Now, it’s with mountains of gratitude that she is able to share this wellness movement with an entire community and talented team of service providers. She looks forward to watching her young daughters, Cassidy & Xena, follow their dreams in life and see how they discover their passions!
Cassidy + Xena, Spa Fairies
Cassidy and Xena like to “help” around the spa, greeting clients with a big smile and rearranging the retail shelves. Napping in the salt suite and playing in the water at the pedicure stations are among their favorite things to do at Waterside. They are occasionally seen outside, picking flowers for our guests, bird-watching or playing with someone’s puppy.
If you are interested in joining our spa team, please send a hello and your work history to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Talented, energetic and passionate service providers are always welcome! Waterside Day Spa offers ongoing trainings, product knowledge and continuous opportunities for professional growth. Appropriate Colorado licensing is required to be a service provider.