Emily holds certification with Jane Iredale University in Make-Up Artistry.  She’s also outstanding at color correction, foil highlighting, and precision cuts.  Call her today when you are ready for that new look you have been thinking about!




Our Staff....

Judith Santimaw's background in the relaxation and beauty industry is extensive and varied. Starting in 1990 Judy traveled to Beverly Hills, California where she attended the Aesthetics West Expo / Conference, where she was featured in 'Dermascope' Magazine. Ever since, Judy has traveled to numerous places across the country earning numerous rewards. However, Judy's travels in search of superior salon and spa services aren't restricted only to the United States, Judy has traveled the world to find the best techniques and services to use in her spa. She has had extensive training in all aspects of salon and spa services. Judy also volunteers her time to give back to the local community that makes her spa such a success. She has worked hard to create 


Tom is a NYS licensed massage therapist delivering this relaxing spa service to our venue with over one decade of experience. Tom has attended numerous advanced education classes and seminars to perfect his techniques and bring your relaxation to the next level. Tom offers all types of therapeutic massage, including deep tissue, aromatherapy, hot stone, sports, pregnancy as well as couples massage. Take time out of your busy schedule to see and feel the benefits that massage can deliver. Call Tom today to make your reservation for relaxation! Experience the difference Tom brings and see how massage can benefit you in so many ways!




Spa on the River welcomes our newest talent, Daria! Daria has 
skilled hands with a compassionate heart, bringing relaxation and comfort to all. Offering a wide array of massage therapy services and skilled techniques like Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Acupressure, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage, Lymph Drainage Therapy, Myofacial Release and Craniosacral Therapy to name a few. Book your next visit with Daria today!

Rachel is an expert in Goldwell color & foil highlighting. Putting her "best foot forward" and featuring some of the best Spa pedicures and manicures in the area. Her commitment to excellence will be noticed from start to finish! Time to look good /feel good? Schedule your next visit today with Rachel! 

a high-end spa, the only one of its kind in Baldwinsville, and has received awards and praise for her innovative ideas in the spa. The goal of her spa is to provide clients with a relaxing experience unlike any other, and Judy and her team look forward to serving you.

Gretchen is a NYS Licensed Cosmetologist. She brings a bubbly

and fun personality along with artistic and professional talent! Her expertise lies in pedicure and manicures. Her skillful craft brings "just average" to "above average". She also adds the sizzle to her unique nail art designs. She can customize so many designs for her clients to fit any occasion. Her love, skill and passion for her craft is obvious and you will notice within minutes! Gretchen has just returned from a Creative Nail Design advanced education coarse and she currently offers a 14 day no chip or smudge shellac manicure for all her nails. Call today to book your reservation with Gretchen!

​Dr. Rick Santimaw is a Naturopathic Physician. He earned a Bachelor of Health Science degree from the University of Western Ontario where he majored in Kinesiology and Anatomy. He earned his medical degree at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine where he underwent extensive medical training, preparing him to  diagnose and treat patients in a holistic manner. He has a great appreciation for the delicate balance between all aspects of the human body, mind, and soul. He combines his understanding of the human body in both health & disease to provide his patients with a professional and integrative approach to optimal health. He strongly believes that a healthy lifestyle is easily attainable and works closely with all of his patients to help them achieve this goal.

Judith A. Santimaw


Desire has a strong passion for hairdressing and is extremely knowledgeable in her field. With over 15 years experience, her specialties are hair color & color correction, highlights, balayage,

​ombre and long hair too. Looking for masterful hair creation or treatment? Call for an appointment today!

Dr. Santimaw ND

Last but not least... Our "Barketing director", Prince!

As a member of the Santimaw family, and a registered Emotional Support Animal, Prince brings a loving, warm and friendly feel to

the spa. He is well behaved and ​loves to watch intently as the staff creates their wonderful spa magic!