Meet The Team


Leadership Team

Reneé Maloney

Founder, Aesthetician 

Created Spa Kingston November 11, 2011

Service of choice: Acne Enzyme Treatment w/ Add On Acne Peel

My motivation as the owner of Spa Kingston is to create an environment and experience tailored to each individual’s needs and goals. My main focus is to incorporate home care as well as spa procedures to maximize results. My passion is health, wellness, and the ultimate happiness of each of our guests. My staff and I are educated in all realms of the skin care spectrum; from all natural to medical-based skin care regimens and treatments. I educate my employees and guests to achieve the results they are looking for. With the right tools, I believe each person can truly be happy in their own skin.

Arianne Virsunen

Business Development Manager

At Spa Kingston since 2016

Service of Choice: Microdermabrasion with Light Chemical Peel

Arianne knew she wanted to be in the spa industry since she was a little girl when she started a spa out of her bedroom for her mom and her friends. Arianne manages all partnership opportunities, events and sales strategies at Spa Kingston. Her passion for business management sent her from the Bay Area to San Diego State University, where she is currently earning her degree in Communication with a concentration in Digital Media Studies.

 

Megan Hively

Assistant Manager

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2016

Service of Choice: Oxygen Infusion

Megan is a 4th-year student at San Diego State University, working towards obtaining a degree in Marketing with a minor in Leadership Development. Her outgoing and uplifting personality allows her to help make your experience at Spa Kingston as personalized and as royal as possible. During her free time away from the spa, Megan can be found nose deep in a book while soaking up the sun or catching up with friends over a meal.

Aestheticians

Laura Gonzales

Aesthetician & Eyelash Extension Specialist

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2014

Service of Choice: InjecStem Bio-Firming Facial

Eight years ago, I decided to get into this industry because of my own battle with acne. Once I understood how the body and skin worked, I knew this was a career I could be passionate about. I now get to help people achieve beautiful and healthy skin every day.

Lie Lani Arce

Aesthetician

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2015

Service of choice: Exquisite Gemstone Facial

When I started receiving treatments from an Aesthetician myself, I realized what an amazing career that could be. I decided to change my life and follow a journey I was passionate about. I look forward to treating you like Royalty.

Sasha Benkenstein

Aesthetician

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2016

Service of Choice: Acne Enzyme Treatment

Sasha is a Bellus academy alumni and hasa strong passion for working with people. She’s a certified acne specialist and certified makeup artist with a wealth of knowledge in cosmetics as well as the health and functions of our largest organ, the skin!

Nicole Blotkamp

Aesthetician & Lash Lift Specialist

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2017

Service of Choice: Microdermabrasion

Nicole has been in the spa and beauty industry for 10 years and has loved every moment. She feels it is inspiring to not only help treat and cure the skin but to also pamper and relax the mind.

Massage Therapists

Lauren McLean

Massage Therapist

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2016

Service of Choice: Facial Royale

Lauren has been a student of the psychosomatic inter-workings of the human machine for quite a while now and has been working as a Licensed Massage Therapist for approximately 5 years. She is grateful to have found her way onto a vocational path that is unendingly inspiring.

Cortland Anderson

Massage Therapist

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2017

Service of Choice: Foot Reflexology

Cortland is a San Diego native and has been offering private massage services to clients throughout southern California since 2014. His attention to detail and passion for a healthy lifestyle are what set him apart. Certified by the state of California to practice massage therapy, he is a member of The American Massage Therapist Association.

Chantel Putrus

Massage, Reiki and Craniosacral Therapist

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2017

Service of Choice: Facial Royale

Chantel is an intuitive holistic practitioner. She uses a wide variety of modalities to accommodate her guests needs allowing their body to use its natural ability to heal itself through massage and holistic therapy. She looks forward to meeting each of her guests and really getting to know them and their body needs.

Alexandra Teacher

Massage Therapist

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2017

Graduated from the International College of Holistic Studies in San Diego, California, Alexandra integrates training in several Western and Eastern bodywork modalities (including Swedish, deep tissue and trigger point style massage, shiatsu, craniosacral therapy, and reiki.

Front Desk

Jeni Arbuckle

Guest Coordinator

Serving Guests at Spa Kingston since 2017

Service of choice: Lash Lift

Jeni’s dream is to acquire an accredited degree in Holistic Healing and Metaphysics. Currently, she is working to make this a reality by getting her foot in the door here at Spa Kingston! Jeni truly looks forward to making you feel completely at home, comfortable, and special when you visit Spa Kingston while also learning as much as she can to simultaneously reach her dreams!

Noelle McDaniel

Guest Coordinator

At Spa Kingston since 2016

Service of Choice: Acne Peel

Noelle has been a part of the Spa Kingston Team since August 2016 and is beyond excited for where this journey has lead her. Originating from a family who owns their own healing spa Noelle has always had a true passion and love for the spa and beauty industry. She is one of the first smiling faces you will see walking in to the spa and assures to make sure each guest feels like royalty.

Jazmin Rivas

Guest Coordinator

At Spa Kingston since 2016

Service of Choice: Acne Peel

Jazmin is currently a student going to school for Psychology at San Diego Mesa College, with a goal to transfer to SDSU. Being the oldest of a big family of six she have always had a natural instinct to care for people by always wanting the best for their well being.

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