Meet the Team

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Spa, Wellness & Fitness

Jennifer Tholen

Health and Wellness Coach

Jennifer has worked as a professional in the health and wellness field for over 20 years. She holds a Master's Degree in Kinesiology with emphasis on corrective exercise and exercise psychology and is a nationally certified health and wellness coach through the National Board of Health and Wellness Coaches (NBHWC). The NBHWC is nationally accredited through the National Board of Medical Examiners providing a research driven approach to lasting lifestyle change helping people to create healthy lifestyle habits.  

Jennifer is adjunct faculty at Utah Tech University in the exercise science department teaching Health and Wellness Coaching, Exercise science courses, and fitness courses.

Brittney Marie Stauffer

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.

Mary T. Hogan

Spiritual Companion

Mary Hogan is a trained Spiritual Companion who has facilitated organizations, groups and private sessions for over twenty years. She received her Master’s Degree in Pastoral Studies and Spiritual Direction from Loyola Chicago and is a Level One Instructor in Kundalini Yoga. Mary has led Spiritual Direction Practicum studies; small group leadership training; strategic planning and facilitation of businesses and organizations; and the design/delivery of retreats and workshops. She is passionate about the use of creative medium in personal and organizational discovery.

Betina Lindsey

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.

Diana White

Intuitive

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.

Blake Cason

Life Coach, Yoga Instructor MS, PCC, RYT-200

Blake Cason is a smile-out-loud kind of woman. When she is not rock climbing, she is supporting others in climbing their own mountains of personal growth and mindfulness as a wellness and life coach Habit, mindfulness, sustainable behavior change, and what she calls “work/play balance” are the cornerstones of her approach to Transformational Life Coaching.

Kim Watters

Fitness Manager

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®.

Brittany Herber

Pilates Instructor

Brittany Herber has been in the world of health and fitness since 2012. She has a passion for Pilates and an understanding of how it can help heal the body while working in a Physical Therapist environment. She trained closely with the Physical Therapists and got her Pilates certification with BASI Pilates in 2015. She has been teaching, learning and using this tool to help people ever since!

Megan Nelson

Astrologist

Megan possesses a deep understanding and passion for astrology and the positive change it can bring into the lives of individual as well as the collective. She uses both her intuitive gifts and knowledge as a certified alchemical astrologist to help clients connect to deepen and align with their life path to reach their highest potential. With her tools she can help you understand and navigate different seasons, patterns and timing in your life.

Dr. Brad Crump, D.C.

wellness Services

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.

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.

Katrina Falor

Certified Personal Trainer, Yoga and Fitness Instructor

Katrina Falor, RYT 200, NASM-CPT is a Yoga Teacher, Certified Personal Trainer, and Level 1 MELT Instructor. 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.

Zach Watson

Mobility Specialist, FRA, CHEK Exercise Coach

Zach is a functional mobility specialist with a background in biomechanics and a deep study of anatomy. He has cultivated a love for physical movement and understanding how to help people move more safely and effectively in their chosen activities and everyday lives. Zach will help you understand how to better prepare your body for the physical demands you ask of yourself.

Marci Howard-May

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.

Shayla Thompson

Acupuncturist

Shayla facilitates personalized multi-modality experiences to empower your feeling of alignment and purpose. She is here to guide individuals within their internal landscape to gain deeper understanding of bodily sensations, emotions and subconscious patterns. Her training includes a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental medicine, Bachelors degree in psychology, yoga teacher teacher certification, permaculture design and ongoing passionate study of plant medicines and shamanic arts. Her goal at Red Mountain Resort is to offer intentionally designed, research-backed sessions to catalyze transformation for both those who are new to acupuncture and those who wish to explore further.

Culinary

Chad Luethje

Executive Chef

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.

Eric Fabian Lujan

Executive Sous Chef

Chef Eric Lujan brings global experience, organization and planning skills to the Canyon Breeze restaurant team. Eric received his education in Peru, where he earned a Master’s in Culinary Arts and Gastronomy, along with his Bachelor’s Degree as an Agroindustrial Engineer. His experience has taken him to restaurants, resorts, hotels and cruise ships, throughout Peru and Columbia.