Meet the Team
Outdoor Recreation Director
A native of Pittsburgh, PA – Martha’s love of outdoor recreation developed during backpacking trips through the Tetons and Allegheny Mountains. After moving to the Southwest in the 90’s, she quickly fell in love with Southern Utah’s dramatic landscapes, friendly people and experienced desert hiking through Utah’s state and national parks. Her professional experience includes business management, accounting and serving on community advisory boards. Her travels include bicycle tours India and Austria, trekking in the Austrian Alps, and a Costa Rican Yoga retreat. When Martha is not at the Resort or out on the trails, she enjoys quilting, yoga, live music, and time with her golden doodle Sadie.
Outdoor Recreation Assistant Manager
Being outdoors is in Toni Charter's roots. Raised on a cattle ranch on the Nevada/Utah border and being a life-long outdoor enthusiast, Charter found her dream job in 2000 as a hiking and biking guide. Her miles of experience led her to a well-deserved promotion in 2016, where she now shares her years of knowledge of Wilderness First Aid and Southern Utah’s trails, with her fellow guides. When not at work, you will find Toni either hiking on a trail, or at her family cabin in the Mountains.
Dave Whitaker, CPP
Certified Professional Photographer
A native of Greenwich, NY, Dave developed a love of photography and hiking while in college in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate NY. While visiting Southern Utah in 1978, he found breathtaking scenery, light, and contrast that fueled his passion for shooting landscapes. He has been a professional photographer for over 30 years, winning awards for his photo instruction skills. While owning his own studio, he also found joy in teaching photography and Photoshop for adults with developmental disabilities.
Spa, Wellness & Fitness
Carolyn Ford, PhD
Carolyn Ford was born in Kansas City, Mo and even at a young age felt the call of the metaphysical arts. She believes that spiritual growth represents a life-long commitment to self. Carolyn holds traditional degrees in Psychology & Sociology, as well as a Masters in Parapsychology & Indigenous Studies and a PhD in Esoteric & Indigenous Studies. She works intuitively with many modalities including tarot, crystals, chakra energy & auras, intuitive astrology and divination to help others form a deeper connection to their authentic self. Carolyn relocated to Red Mountain from Sedona, AZ, where she worked at Mi Amo Spa, and owned the College of Metaphysical Studies.
Diana White has had the gift of intuitive healing since she was a young child and over the years she has helped loved ones and friends to find their paths toward emotional and spiritual healing. Those gifts include aura readings & balancing energy fields. A private intuitive session with Diana can lead you to explore your spirituality, find connection to source, heal past wounds, realize forgiveness helping you to create balance and acceptance in your life.
Certified Pilates Instructor
Stephanie began her training in the Pilates method in an attempt to heal her left shoulder after a car accident. Pilates was the only therapy she found that actually restored mobility and eliminated her chronic pain. Now certified through Power Pilates in New York, Stephanie gets high marks from our guests due to her thorough direction and attention to form. She is passionate about helping others find relief from pain by lengthen their spine and building abdominal support.
Certified Personal Trainer
Rebecca has been a certified fitness professional since 1998. Holding certifications in a variety of personal training, group fitness and yoga disciplines including ACSM cPT and Kundalini Yoga RYT. She has been an instructor and trainer at Red Mountain Resort since 2001. Rebecca believes that fitness training should be holistic, incorporating the body, mind and emotions as well as the uniqueness of yourself as individual.
Shamanic Energy Provider
Brittney Marie is trained in the healing arts of Shamanic Energy Medicine, Chinese Stone & Crystal Medicine, sacred geometry, and sonic alchemy. She has journeyed to the sacred sites and mountains of Peru and received the rites and initiations of the Q'ero lineage. Blending energies of the natural elements of the earth and within the individual, her work is intended to empower people to transform what is present into its highest expression.
Kim is an ACSM certified personal trainer and has been an A.C.E. certified group instructor since 1989. Her knowledge of fitness is deep, her enthusiasm contagious. She has studied The MELT Method under the direction of Sue Hitzmann and is passionate about helping people relieve pain with this new method. She currently has the following MELT certifications: Hand and Foot, MELT instructor and Neuro Strength Modules 1 and 2.
Kim holds certifications with Zumba® Drums Alive®, Tabata Bootcamp™, Nia® and Flirty Girl Fitness®.
From an early age, Lilac Spring Argyle has had a passion for helping people and delights in bringing peace into their lives. Teaching yoga is a beautiful way for her to connect with others, express the message of peace, and share universal wisdom. She enjoys teaching several styles of yoga including Vinyasa, Hatha, and Yin Yoga. Her classes are thoughtful, relaxing, and rhythmic. She has been registered with yoga alliance since 2013, and has been teaching yoga here in sunny southern Utah for the last nine years. Lilac loves guiding others to feel better about their lives, their bodies, and themselves through the peaceful practice of yoga.
Spa Services Supervisor
Eric is a Utah native, raised in Castle Dale, Utah, near the rugged San Rafael Swell. He is a graduate of the Utah College of Massage Therapy and a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist. After starting his career performing massage in a chiropractic office and ski resort, Eric sought the warmer weather found here at Red Mountain Resort and joined the resort team in 2007. Eric employs structural integration techniques into his bodywork, helping his clients realign their whole bodies through fascial manipulation so that they can enjoy greater mobility and overall wellness. When not at Red Mountain, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife & son camping & exploring the natural wonders in Southern Utah.
Dr. Brad Crump, D.C.
Health Services Manager
Brad has been practicing Chiropractic medicine since 1994 and has established successful practices in both California and Utah. He has been with Red Mountain Resort since 1999, overseeing the Health Services department and developing and implementing programs such as Chiropractic care, bone density testing, cholesterol testing, anti-aging assessments and specialized exercise and nutrition testing. He is also an Am I Hungry™ licensed facilitator.
Brad also provides weekly lectures on such topics as Seven Habits of Healthy Aging, Women's Health and Hormones, Healthy Bones and Foot Care Essentials.
Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor
Katrina Falor, NASM-CPT is a group fitness instructor and certified personal trainer, and recently completed training in MELT Method® Hand & Foot and Level 1. Her wellness journey of rebuilding strength and mobility began after years of struggling with pain caused by an ATV accident that left her with a broken back and pelvis. She is passionate about helping people find the fun in fitness and strives to create pain-free, safe, and enjoyable programs for Red Mountain guests.
Director Of Spa And Wellness
Marci Howard-May has been a nationally certified massage therapist since 1997. She graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland, Oregon. She began working as a massage therapist in Park City, Utah while completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science at the University of Utah in 2000. She then divided time between working at a day spa in Salt Lake expanding her spa treatment experience and working in Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Utah Hospital. Marci then managed the Preventive Cardiology Clinic for the university hospital for a few years. She returned to bodywork at Tamarack Resort and Spa Del Sol in McCall, Idaho. Marci then relocated to St. George, Utah as Supervisor of Spa Services for Sagestone Spa & Salon and currently holds the position of Director of Spa and Wellness.
Shaman Spirit Guide
Betina has been facilitating the healing of individuals and groups for twenty years. She is the author of Sacred Earth, Silent Angel: The Healing Energies of Zion Canyon, founder of the Zion Canyon Native Flute School, and a Level VI Training in Power graduate. In 1993 she was drawn to study with Don Americo Yabar, a shaman from the holy mountains of Peru.
After eighteen years of study in Andean, Mayan and Native American spiritual arts, Betina has come to share her healing wisdom with the guests of Red Mountain Resort.
Ian Phillip White
Yoga Teacher, Bsc, Mh, Mi, E-ryt 500
Ian began his yoga practice in the 1980s because he was suffering from scoliosis and daily back pain. At the time he was being treated by the head of the British School of Osteopathy three times per week. Even after the first yoga experience Ian felt relief from this constant pain. He began teaching Hatha Yoga in 1996, and is a Certified Sivananda Yoga Instructor. He is registered at the highest level with the Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500. He specializes in safely taking people from inflexibility and pain all the way through to the strongest vinyasa (flow) practices. His philosophy is to use the tools of yoga to assist each individual to let go of pain and transform their bodies and minds to their highest potential.
Music therapisT SCMT, MT BC
Daniel loves connecting with people! No musical
experience is required to benefit from the power of music and sound healing.
Daniel specializes in consciousness work, nurturing parent/child relationships,
grief work, and having fun. Come enjoy a safe, gentle space geared towards
building extra love and abundance into your life
At Red Mountain Resort Dan currently offers classes including Drumming from the Heart and You Can Ukulele. He also offers private music healing sessions where guests can access past issues gently through the power of music—either playing or listening—when it is difficult to express those emotions through words
Yoga Teacher, Ryt
In 1985, while living in Paris, France studying art and French, Enilse fell in love with Yoga. This initiated her journey and appreciation for alignment, precision and emotional transformation through many years of Iyengar Yoga instruction. Registered with Yoga Alliance from 2002-2017; she has completed: Yoga For Scoliosis Training; Relax & Renew (Restorative)Yoga Teacher’s Training and more recently, certified in Pelvic Floor Yoga™. Enilse is a MELT Instructor (since 2010 ) and has taught yoga, fitness, meditation classes and yoga workshops at Red Mountain since 2004.
Justin has practiced complementary integrative medicine for over 12 years, motivated by his larger purpose of helping people achieve optimal health and wellbeing naturally.
Justin attended the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) in New York and San Diego, earned a Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine in 2009, and is nationally board certified (NCCAOM) in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM).
Dave Becker is a freelance commercial photographer creating images for a broad base of corporate and government clients — lifestyle, architectural, environmental portraits as well as aerial capture. Dave enjoys conducting photography sessions for our guests and teaching them how to use their camera gear and get the most from it.
Bringing over 25 years of work experience at high-end luxury resorts, Luethje returns to Red Mountain Resort to resume his former role as Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage. Raised by health conscious vegetarian parents, Luethje learned early on to appreciate a healthy lifestyle. His interest in healthy, yet gourmet cuisine was further enhanced when he joined the Red Mountain Resort team in 2004.
Chef Luethje returns to Red Mountain Resort after spending four years as the Executive Chef at Miraval Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage at Red Mountain from 2004 through 2008. Before joining Red Mountain, Luethje spent two years as the Executive Chef at Teton Mountain Lodge in Jackson Hole, WY and a year at Cedar Breaks Lodge in Brian Head, UT. He also spent several years at Enchantment Resort in Sedona, AZ as well Loew’s Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson. Luethje has won multiple annual awards for best cuisine and cooking classes, including the number one rated spa cuisine in the Condé Nast Traveler 2007 Readers’ Choice Awards, and has also made appearances at the James Beard House. Additionally, he co-authored Miraval Resort & Spa’s first cookbook, Mindful Eating, published by Hay House USA in May 2012.
EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF
Ben brings decades of experience and an eclectic résumé to Red Mountain Resort. He is a certified Chef de Cuisine by the American Culinary Federation and has been an active member in both the greater New York City and Charleston, South Carolina chapters.
Born in eastern Tennessee but raised in Manhattan, Ben taught himself to cook with the help of a food service program that he attended throughout high school. Though his education led him to a career in social work, he was ultimately drawn back to the kitchen and enrolled in Johnson & Wales University to grow his passion into a career.
Ben has lived in many cities and states, mainly along the East Coast, and taken something away from all of them. He enjoys hiking, reading, music, visiting anywhere he hasn’t been, language and communication, and volunteering at animal shelters and community outreach centers.