All staff at Oasis Spa at Hopewell are licensed and certified in accordance with the rules of the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs/Board of Cosmetology and Licensing. Oasis Spa at Hopewell’s professional staff advance their knowledge by continually enrolling in certification course in their various disciplines.

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Lu Anne Rickey, Spa Manager & Licensed Cosmetologist

Lu Anne Rickey has been a licensed cosmetologist for nearly 30 years.  She started her career as a military spouse and during her travels earned her license to operate and instruct in Missouri, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.  Lu has extensive training in the cosmetology educational field which led her to be a contributing editor to the 2012 Milady Cosmetology text book.  Lu has since worked at salons around the country and recently held a position as a salon manager and corporate trainer with Great Clips.  Immediately prior to coming to the Oasis Spa, Lu was a full time instructor and Education Leader at the Paul Mitchell School in Ewing, NJ.  In addition to managing the Oasis Spa, Lu works with the Just For You Center located within the spa, acting as a wig consultant helping those who have experienced hair loss.  An appointment can be made with Lu for a precision haircut, shampoo and relaxing scalp massage.


Svitlana Borodina, Licensed Cosmetologist

Svitlana has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2002. She is a Master Designer: Long hair/updo specialist, colorist, and skin care specialist. Svitlana has received training with Vidal Sassoon, Paul Mitchell, and Patrick Cameron Educators. Prior to coming to Oasis Spa at Hopewell, Svitlana was a full-time instructor at the Paul Mitchell School in Ewing for nine years. She is fluent in three languages (Ukranian, Russian and English). In her free time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and pets.  


Denise DeKranes, RN, Licensed Cosmetologist

Denise is a registered nurse and licensed cosmetologist with over 25 years of experience in the skin care industry. In addition to a degree in cosmetic marketing, her certifications include chemical peels and IPL photo-facials, emphasizing her interest in anti-aging and photo damaged skin.

Denise is available for customized skin care treatments, as well as manicures, pedicures, and waxing service.


Tina Hermann, Licensed Cosmetologist

Tina has been a licensed cosmetologist for over 20 years. She received her education and training at the Rizzeri Institute in Marlton,NJ. Tina has worked in Salons in South Jersey developing her skills. In 1998 she was married and moved to Central Jersey where she has continued her career while growing her family.

Tina specializes in hair cutting and color, formal hair design, skincare and nailcare.

Corinne Kaminsky 

Corinne Kaminsky, Licensed Massage Therapist and Registered Yoga Teacher

Corinne began her career in wellness after graduating from Cortiva Institute School of Massage therapy in 2005. She has advanced spa training in many modalities, including but not limited to hot stone, aromatherapy, prenatal and myofacial techniques. Corinne expanded her training in 2012 to also include a 200 hour yoga teaching certification. She is a registered member of both Yoga Alliance and American Massage and Bodywork Practitioners (AMBP).

Amy Layton 

Amy Layton, Licensed Cosmetologist

Amy brings vast knowledge in skin care, nail care and product knowledge with 20 years experience in the cosmetology and spa industries. Her talents include working behind the scenes at photo shoots and fashion shows and providing spa services in NYC to pampering nail services, body treatments and facials with some medical spa service experience. After becoming a mom to two boys 7 and 5, Amy started a vegan health and wellness home based business which enhanced her knowledge in products and body and health wellness. Amy’s combination of product knowledge and technical experience allows her to perform ideal services specialized to her clients needs. 


James Roslon, LMT, BCTMB
Licensed Massage Therapist

James was trained at the Cortiva Institute, Somerset School of Massage Therapy and has been practicing massage since 2005. He is board certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), and currently holds licenses in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is also a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). In addition to his ongoing massage training, James holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The College of New Jersey. His combination of experience and education allows him to provide an integrative approach to help his clients achieve their massage treatment goals. 

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Mary Clewes-Garner, Front Desk Coordinator

Mary makes a positive first impression greeting and receiving our clients with care and professionalism. She takes initiative to keep the spa retail area up to date with popular gift items, using her creativity to design attractive, seasonal displays. 


Donna Whittaker, Front Desk Coordinator

Donna brings her love of people and her sincere desire to be helpful to the spa along with more than 20 years of retail experience.  She is looking forward to being able to be of service to you in providing an enjoyable and relaxing experience during your visit at Oasis Spa. 


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