We are proud to introduce our professional staff...
Gretta Taglione, NYS Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Reflexologist
Gretta first discovered her love for massage therapy in 2000 as a student in Columbia Greene Community College's intensive Massage Therapy program in Hudson, NY. Gretta continued her studies at the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in Albany, NY where she studied over 1,100 hours prior to passing the NYS Board exams for a license in Massage Therapy. She is also a Certified LipoMassage Therapist / Endermologie Technician, receiving her certification in Miami, FL in 2005 as well as advanced certification in 2007. Gretta specializes in deeply relaxing massage, from light and firm to deep with a slow pace to allow for complete restoration to both body & mind. Gretta founded The White Sands Massage in May 2008 and is also a proud 2015 graduate of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Institute program. In her spare time, Gretta enjoys baking and reading stories to her young daughter.
Kristi, Licensed Massage Therapist & Spa Manager
Kristi earned her Associates Degree in Massage Therapy from Columbia-Greene Community College in 2001. She owned her own private practice for several years and also holds a degree in nursing. Today, she lends her many talents to us here at the spa as the Spa Party Coordinator/Hostess, Receptionist and Spa Manager.
Jessica, Licensed Massage Therapist
Jessica has been a Massage Therapist at Spa Broadway for several years. She loves caring for clients through therapeutic massage. Her massage is such a beautiful flow of peace & muscle-ease.
Crystal, Licensed Massage Therapist
Crystal recently joined our team at Spa Broadway and has been practicing Massage Therapy for over 8 years. She graduated from Mildred Elley's Massage Therapy program in 2011 and specializes in Deep Tissue Massage, Relaxation Techniques and Pregnancy Massage. We are proud to have Crystal among our staff and our clientele just love her bodywork!
Linds, Licensed Massage Therapist
Linds is the newest member of our Spa Broadway team! She is a 2012 graduate of the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy. Her work as a Massage Therapist puts an emphasis on creating and maintaining safe spaces and implements a blended technique of traditional Swedish massage, Thai Yoga massage and energy work. Additionally, Linds also completed continuing education coursework ("The Role of Massage Therapy in Healing from Abuse & Trauma") at Red Pines Continuing Education Center in Albany, NY.
Laura, Licensed Esthetician & Spa Manager
Laura is a graduate of the Beauty and Esthetics School of Middletown, NY and has over seven years of experience in the spa industry. She joined the Spa Broadway team in 2018 to provide exceptional facials, chemical peels, waxing, and body treatments. She is extremely knowledgeable when it comes helping clients treat all skin concerns and she loves to create a thorough, effective, and peaceful experience for our guests. Laura is certified and specializes in dermaplaning, her favorite treatment!
Alissa, Licensed Massage Therapist
Alissa is a graduate of the Center for Natural Wellness in Albany, NY and has been practicing massage therapy since 2014. She is comfortable with both Swedish and Deep Tissue massage and particularly enjoys myofascial work. She recognizes that massage is beneficial in both the short term and long term, and enjoys tailoring each massage to meet every client's individual goals. We know you will love Alissa's positive energy and healing touch!
Grace, Licensed Esthetician
Grace is a passionate esthetician with 2+ years of experience in the spa industry. After graduating from the Aesthetic Science Institute with honors in 2018, Grace became certified in dermaplaning, which is one of her all time favorite treatments. She says, "Your skin will represent you for your whole life, so helping my clients learn how to care for their skin is so rewarding!"