All staff at Oasis Salon & Wellness Spa are licensed and certified in accordance with the rules of the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs/Board of Cosmetology and Licensing. Oasis Salon & Wellness Spa’s professional staff advance their knowledge by continually enrolling in certification course in their various disciplines.
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 Salon & Wellness Spa, Lu was a full time instructor and Education Leader at the Paul Mitchell School in Ewing, NJ. In addition to managing the Oasis Salon & Wellness 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 Salon & Wellness Spa, 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.
Anna Clayton, Licensed Massage Therapist
Anna holds a massage therapy license in New Jersey and is a professional member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP). She graduated from the Gentle Healing Massage School, located in Cranbury, NJ. In addition, she has earned Reiki levels one and two certifications. Anna also attended massage therapy school in Russia. She is fully fluent in English and Russian. Anna is skilled in integrated massage therapy and developing customized plans of care for her clients. She always approaches her clients with empathy and compassion and offers educational health tips. Anna enjoys living a healthy lifestyle that includes daily yoga, exercise, meditation, and healthy cooking.
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.
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.
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 Salon & Wellness Spa.