Drift Salon / Day Spa maintains a Management Team, that with their combined education and experience in the spa industry they are able to collaborate in leading a team of professionals and providing our spa guests exceptional luxury spa experience. It is their commitment to the industry that inspires new innovative concepts and treatments to be offered at Drift Salon / Day Spa.
Amanda has been with the company since 2003, and moved over to Drift in 2018. She began in customer service, and has brought those skills to her role at Drift. Amanda interacts with clients on a daily basis, ensuring all questions, expectations and needs are met. Her role is to oversee all aspects of the operation of the spa. She enforces internal policies and procedures to ensure the safety of clients and employees. Amanda's core duties include managing staff and scheduling, overseeing facility maintenance, and supervising all spa duties.
Sashalina De Agazio, NP
Certified Nurse Injector
Sashalina De Agazio, NP, was born in Thunder Bay and raised in Winnipeg. She made her way back home and attended Lakehead University for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing where she graduated with honours. Sashalina went on to complete her Combined Master of Nursing/Primary Healthcare Practitioner from Queens University.
After working as a Registered Nurse for 8 years, she always knew working in cosmetics was her true passion. Armed with a wealth of knowledge and an eye for detail, she was determined to fulfil her dream, Sashalina received her certification in Botox, Filler and Platelet Rich Plasma. She is incredibly passionate about helping her clients look and feel their best by achieving their aesthetic goals through safe and effective treatments. We are thrilled to have Sashalina on our team.
Stephanie Irwin, RPN
Certified Nurse Injector
Stephanie Irwin RPN, was born and raised in Thunder Bay. She has worked as a Registered Practical Nurse for the past 9 years, specializing in medical nursing. Stephanie completed her cosmetic training at Dr. Deborah Martin's Training Centre in the area of facial rejuvination with the most current evidence based anti-aging therapies. Stephanie looks forward to collaborating with each client to make their treatment plan personalized and customized to help restore, rejuvenate, and enhance safely.
Spa Treatment Team
At Drift Salon / Day Spa we pride ourselves in delivering services with experienced estheticians. We bring our clients some of the most advanced techniques and treatments by continuously training and certifying our team. By keeping up with the training of our staff, we ensure that Drift provides its clientele with an array of treatment options including the latest and most advanced services. Since the Spa’s inception, it has offered team training/certification in microblading, laser services, eyelash extensions, micro needling and super facials ensuring that our team can serve you in achieving your desired goals and results.
Esthetician (Bilingual - English/French)
After receiving her diploma in Advanced and Medical Esthetics in 2013 from the Chellsey Institute of Esthetics in Mississauga, Meagan discovered per passion for esthetics. Over the past 5 years, Meagan has attained further certifications in spa treatments, and realized her lover for performing laser hair removal, skin treatments, full body waxing and nail design. With nail design, Meagan enjoys experimenting with nail art, and sees her career as a creative opportunity. She is known for her beautiful manicures, where her eye for detail and design truly shine, and amazing pedicures, which focus on perfecting her guests' feet in the most relaxing way possible.
With over 18 years experience in the Spa Industry, Amanda continues to have a passion for esthetics, and continues to educate herself in new skills and treatments to better serve her clients. While at Drift Salon / Day Spa she has had the opportunity to train and certify on some of the most advanced treatments, including super facials(Oxygeneo) and microneedling. Amanda specializes in skincare and facials, her soothing and gentle touch is the reason clients have remained loyal to her throughout her career.
After completing her Certification Training in 2004 at the Scientific Marvell in Manitoba, Loni attained her provincially accredited "Journeyman Esthetician" License. After a brief career change, she has happily returned to esthetics realizing her own talent and passion for the industry. In her position at Drift, Loni has had the opportunity to attain the training for our spa's advanced treatments, however specializes in pedicures, relaxation massage and personalized facials.
Esthetician + Makeup Artist
Through her 10+ years as a Licensed Esthetician, Shannon loves to pamper her clients in every service she provides. Since joining Drift Salon / Day Spa, she has been able to further expance her treatments with her recent training of the Spa's advance skin care treatments, microneedling and super facials(Oxygeneo). While adept to a wide range of treatments, she is known for her amazing brows and skincare focusing on corrective brow design and shaping as well as long term skincare solutions.
Sarah started her esthetics career in 2012 mastering in skincare, professional brow design and makeup applications. Over the years she has gained certification in lash extensions, lash lifting, numerous facial treatments, including our advance skincare treatments, microneedling and super facials(Oxygeneo). Sarah loves being social and meeting new people, and in her work she enjoys pampering all of her clientele.
Esthetician (Bilingual - English/French)
Stephanie graduated from College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in 2012. She was looking for new challenges and she decided to go to aesthetic school in Quebec City. Stephanie is constantly looking into expanding her knowledge, for this reason she decided to retire as a Massage Therapist and focus on esthetics. She is always learning new techniques to offer optimum service to her clients. She is meticulous and takes pride in her work, always giving 100%. Stephanie is thrilled to bring her unique talent and energy to the Drift Salon / Spa Team.
Adelina has been in the beauty industry since 2003. Her career began as a hairdresser, graduating from Thunder Bay School of Hair Design. She was also taught waxing and became certified in gel nails. In 2008, she made the decision to enroll in esthetics school, becoming a Fully Certified Esthetician. Adelina is certified in LCN gel nails, as well as En Vogue. She specializes in gel nail extensions and nail art and joined our team in 2019.
After graduating with her Diploma of Esthetics, Erika joined the Drift team in 2019. As a fully trained esthetician, she can perform all services from manicures and pedicures to waxing and makeup application. She also completed a gel extension course, which is now part of her extensive list of services. Erika looks forward to continuing to grow with the Drift team!
Courtney entered the world of esthetics in 2018, getting her certification in nails and lashes. Passionate about art, Courtney specialized in nail art. Her services include nail extensions, manicures, pedicures, waxing and tinting. Courtney is also certified in lash extensions, however we do not offer that service. Courtney joined the Drift team in 2019.
Alyssa graduated from the Beauty and Wellness Program at the Nu-Wave School of Hair Design and Esthetics in 2010. An experienced esthetician, Alyssa is trained in full esthetics, medical-grade skincare, teeth whitening, and has recently become a registered Reflexologist. Alyssa has also acquired her Third Degree Level(Reiki Master) in Reiki Usui Ryoho Method of Natural Healing & now has her Master Title. Alyssa is always updating and looking for new ways to make her clients feel amazing and beautiful, on the inside and out.
Astaria moved to Canada from Aruba and began her career in esthetics shortly after. She's been in the industry for 10+ years, and can do it all! She specializes in permanent makeup, such as powdered brows, eyeliner and lips. She has also completed training for areola restoration. Astaria is the only person in Thunder Bay trained and certified from a permanent makeup academy to complete this procedure. We are honoured to offer this service to our clients.
Kim was born and raised in Thunder Bay and graduated top of her class from the Esthetics Program at Confederation College. She has owned her own esthetics business and brings with her 16 years of experience. Kim specializes in manicures, pedicures and full body waxing. We are thrilled to have Kim on our team.
Esthetician + Makeup Artist
Robyn has been a Certified Beauty & Editorial makeup artist for the last 8 years and graduated from George Brown college in Toronto. She specializes in skincare and is a facial specialist. Robyn is also a Certified En Vouge Nail Technician and is well versed in Manicures and Pedicures. She loves to learn new skills and is always expanding her esthetician knowledge.
We are thrilled to have an amazing team of hairdressers, with years of experience. This full service salon is open 6 days a week, taking appointments for cuts, colours, perms, relaxants, and so much more. Our talented team has the ability and space to do group appointments, such as wedding parties.
Mandy loves creating head-turning looks for her clients and this has been her passion for the last 24 years. She graduated from Pivot Point Hairdressing school located here in Thunder Bay in 1997. Mandy takes pride in ensuring that everyone who sits in her chair is satisfied with their service, while creating a relaxed environment for them to take a break in their busy day. She is experienced and trained in such products as Joico, Goldwell and as well as our Milkshake and REF products. Mandy is also highly skilled in ombré, color correction, balayage and upstyles for graduations and weddings. She is also educated in the Goldwell Kerasilk Smoothing System to be able to use on her clients. Mandy loves to keep up-to-date on the best, healthiest and newest techniques.