Stephen -

General Manager / Licensed Massage Therapist 

As team leader at Ripple, Stephen aims to ensure each visit is met with exceptional customer service, and works to exceed client expectations, every time. In addition to being a seasoned leader in the wellness industry, he has also been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over 9 years. His connection to the Omni Hotel started when he worked as a valet while attending Branford Hall Career Institute to study massage. Stephen’s multifaceted experience has now come full-circle in managing Ripple Float and Wellness Center, located in the Omni Hotel at Yale. When not at Ripple, Stephen can likely be found fighting fiercely on the pickleball court, or cheering on the Denver Broncos!

Stephen’s Fun Favorites:

  • Food – Italian 
  • Modality – Infrared Sauna
  • Season – Summer
  • Hobby – Pickleball
  • Color – Blue

Jade -

Assistant Manager

Jade is a recent graduate in English Language and Literature, Jade loves to read, and specifically has an obsession with science fiction and fantasy novels. When she’s not at Ripple, Jade is likely rock climbing or spending time outside with her beagle puppy, Bentley. Jade is excited to be at Ripple, helping all different types of people escape some of the day-to-day noise by exploring self-care modalities that may be new to some individuals. Her favorite wellness modality at the Center is cryotherapy- perfect for recovery after a challenging climb!

Fun Favorites: 

  • Food– penne alla vodka
  • Modality– cryo
  • Season– spring
  • Hobby– rock climbing
  • Color– purple


Wellness Facilitator

Kristin is a full-time yoga instructor and wellness advocate. Her passion for teaching is rooted in guiding others through their own exploration of the body, mind and spirit. She believes that strengthening this connection through wellness and embodiment practices fosters a creative and flourishing life. When she’s not on the mat or helping out at Ripple, she enjoys spending time in nature, seeing live music, practicing tarot and collaging.

Fun Favorites: 

  • Food– Ravioli
  • Modality– Sauna
  • Season– Summer
  • Hobby– Hiking
  • Color– Purple


Licensed Massage Therapist / Wellness Facilitator 

Known for his contagious enthusiasm, he brings this energy to his massage work; a trade he has been in for over 6 years. As a recovery tool after body work, he enjoys use of float therapy. When not at the wellness center, he enjoys cooking and eating lobster. 

Fun Favorites: 

  • Food– lobster
  • Modality– float
  • Season– spring
  • Hobby– cooking
  • Color– purple 

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