Staff

Meet our staff

Experienced, attentive and considerate – our spa staff provides the ultimate restful experience for your well being.

Donda Kraus Sternberg

Owner
Background

Donda is the Owner of Gentle Healing Wellness Spa and Owner/Director of Gentle Healing School of Massage. Donda has been a Licensed Cosmetologist for over 25 years. She created the Gentle Healing Wellness Spa in 1999 and relocated the spa to its current home in a beautiful Queen Anne Victorian Farmhouse in 2001.

Personal Quote
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Catherine LoBrace

Esthetician
Education
  • Graduated from Empire Hair Design School in 2013.
  • Licensed in New Jersey since 2013.
Additional Skills
  • ALL Facials
  • Microdermabrasion, Peels and High Frequency
  • All Peels
  • Airbrush Makeup Artist (Specializing in Weddings & Special Events)
Personal Quote
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop

Sunyung Ahn

Skincare Specialist
Education
  • Licensed Massage and Skincare Specialist for over 20 years.
  • Studied in Seoul, Korean and Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics
  • Nationally Certified Massage
Additional Skills
  • All Facials
  • Full Body Waxing including Brazilian
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Skin renewal treatments
  • Full Body Massage including Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Medical
  • Massage, Thai, Deep Tissue
Personal Quote

“I create Eastern and Western beliefs to create perfect harmony in my care for others.”

Alyssa Balentine

Alyssa Balentine

Skincare Specialist
Background

Alyssa graduated from Rizzieri Aveda School. She received her license in 2012.

Additional Skills

All Facials
Full Body Waxing including Brazilian
Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels
Body Scrubs and Wraps

Personal Quote

“Let It be”

Linda Boychuk

Nail Technician
Hair Stylist
Education
  • Middlesex County Vocational Technical High school – Graduated 1976 Beautician for 41 Years.
Additional Skills
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Nail Enhancements (Signature Nail System)
  • Waxing
  • Shellac Manicures
Personal Quote
“Live Positive, Think Positive, and the universe will always send you Positive Results!”

Joanne Consolo

NJ State Licensed Massage Therapist
Nail Technician
Education
  • Graduated Long Island Beauty School with her Cosmetology License in 2000. Also graduated from Long Island Skin and Nail Institute in 2001.
  • Gentle Healing School of Massage (600 Hour program)
Additional Skills
  • All Massages
  • All Scalp Massages
  • All Enhancements
  • Body Treatments & Exfoliation
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Shellac Manicures
Personal Quote
“There are blessings every day, you just have to look for them!”

Bernadine Applegate

NJ State Licensed Massage Therapist
Education
  • Gentle Healing School of Massage (600 Hour Course)
Additional Skills
  • ALL Massages
  • ALL Scalp Massages
  • ALL Enhancements
  • Body Treatments and Exfoliations
Personal Quote
“I am eager to help people feel good through massage, and learn all that I can while working here.”

Tom Mollica

NJ State Licensed Massage Therapist
Education
  • Gentle Healing School of Massage (600 Hour Course)
Additional Skills
  • ALL Massages
  • ALL Scalp Massages
  • ALL Enhancements
  • Body Treatments and Exfoliations
  • Stone Massages
Personal Quote
“The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it!”

Theresa Marcantino

NJ State Licensed Massage Therapist
Education
  • Gentle Healing School of Massage 600 Hour Program
  • CPR Certificate
Additional Skills
  • All Massages
  • All Scalp Massages
  • All Enhancements
  • Body Treatments & Exfoliation
Personal Quote
“Smile & Relax, life is too short.”

Jennifer DelRosso

NJ State Licensed Massage Therapist
Hair Stylist
Education
  • Gentle Healing School of Massage (600 Hour Course)
  • Cedar Ridge High School / Cosmetology (1200 hours – 32 Years Experience)
Additional Skills
  • ALL Massages
  • ALL Scalp Massages
  • ALL Enhancements
  • Body Treatments and Exfoliations
  • Stone Massages
  • Hair Styling / Blow Dry
  • Nails
  • Wax (eyebrow, lip & chin)
Personal Quote
“I do what I love and love what I do, making you feel and look good.”

Vanessa Cubillo

NJ State Licensed Massage Therapist
Education
  • Graduated Massage School- specializing in Reiki, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports , Myofascial, Prenatal, and Hot Stone
Additional Skills
  • ALL Massages
  • Reiki
  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Myofascial
  • Prenatal
  • Hot Stone
Personal Quote
“Everybody deserves time to recharge and relax. It’s the only way we can stay sane.”

Eileen Colon

Assistant Guest Service
Education
  • Student at Gentle Healing Wellness School of Massage Therapy
  • Graduating November of 2017
Additional Skills
  • Herbalist
  • Reiki Practitioner
  • Spiritual Counselor
Personal Quote
“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You Need to accept yourself—Thich Nhat Hanh”