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Our Team

Our staff all have a wealth of experience and diverse backgrounds. 

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Imelda Lazaro

I am over the hill but young at heart. I've been in the beauty industry over 40 yrs since Jr high school make up for bridal parties and hair dressing in high school.

 

Extended my career to an esthetician. I love giving my full attention and expertise to clients.

I love the out doors riding horses ,quads, camping, fine dining and being around family and friends.

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Kara Biendarra

Kara is a 2200 hour graduate from M H Vicars School of Massage.

 

She offers a warm and welcoming environment, making sure you are heard. She listens to the body to make every treatment tailored to her client’s needs every time they are on her table.

 

Kara offers therapeutic and relaxation massage but believes a balance between the two approaches often result in the most effective massage session. While deep is her preference, patient relaxation
and comfort are still the ideal goal.

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Dalene McDonald

Hi I’m Dalene Mcdonald, I have been in the nail industry since 1986 I specialize in acrylic, poly acrylic and gel nails , I taught for OPI from 1987-1997 through Alberta and Saskatchewan, I also taught at NAIT for 3 years .
I also am a lash extension technician for 9 years , I do Classic, Hybrid , and Volume and custom mix for personalization ,I love making everyone feel beautiful.


I have grown up in St. Albert and I have 2 beautiful children my daughter Breanne and my son Brandon and I have four crazy dogs that are awesome. I happy to call St. Albert my home !

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Adrienne Myers

Adrienne was born on Canada’s west coast, but has spent the majority of her life right here in St. Albert.

In 2008 Adrienne completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Alberta majoring in Biological Sciences and minoring in Sociology. In 2014 she achieved her Laser Technician certification from the Cosmetic Laser Institute and has been at Off the Hook Laser and Spa ever since.

She hated turning clients away when they weren’t candidates for laser hair removal, so in 2017 she was bound and determined to learn the art of electrolysis. Her passion is hair removal and her work days are usually spent using one of our top laser or electrolysis machines. She strives to design the best treatment approach for each individual client, sometimes using a combination of both techniques to achieve the best results.

Adrienne is also an Oilers fan and avid skater, teaching Power Skating and playing hockey. She also loves traveling, having explored South America, Europe and Asia.

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Amanda Taylor

Amanda has been a registered massage therapist since 2008.

 

She is experienced in craniosacral and Myofascial therapies, as well as Reiki and fascial cupping.

 

These therapies work well together to treat chronic pain, acute injury from motor vehicle accidents, repetitive work injuries, stress, tension and sleep issues or a chronic illness.

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Dallas Fleming

Hi, I am Dallas! I graduated from the Alberta Academy of Aesthetics in 2012 and am trained in a vast range of esthetic treatments. Knowing that the industry is constantly changing; continually advancing my education and training is especially important to me. 

I chose this industry because I love meeting people and helping them feel like their best self. I find my years of hands-on experience gives me the ability to help all my clients feel comfortable and taken care of no matter what the service may be.  

I take a lot of pride in what I do so whether you are a looking to update your skin care routine, clean up those beautiful eyebrows, pamper your hardworking feet or simply just to relax; my knowledge and meticulous eye for detail will ensure you receive a top notch experience every time. 

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Sangeeta Patel

Sangeeta has 11 years of experience as a Laser Technician. She is a graduate of the European Institute of Esthetics.

She takes the time to understand the needs of her clients and cares deeply about their laser treatment experience. For Sangeeta, the most worthwhile part of her job is hearing how she has helped people look and feel their best.

Outside of work, you can find her hosting dinners and making friends and family happy by cooking their favourite meals.

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Jen Lastwika

I joined Off The Hook in 2018 as a part time receptionist and quickly realized I wanted to do this everyday.

 

I have a real love for helping our clients in any way I can and making sure they leave happy and excited about their visit to our spa. I’ve lived in St.Albert for over 36 years and have raised all my kids here.

 

I’m mom to 4 grown up kids and a golden retriever. I love spending time with my family and friends, I also enjoy reading and going for walks.

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Leanna Fox

I have worked in almost every corner of the industry for over 25 years, including teaching, managing, directing and consulting.

 

Ownership seemed like the most natural next step for me.

 

I wanted to create a special and different kind of space for clients, and a genuine family of empowered co-workers who support each other; a place where people from all walks of life could truly feel at home.

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