General Manager / Licensed Massage Therapist 

As team leader at the wellness center, Stephen aims to ensure each visit is met with exceptional customer service, and works to exceed client expectations. In addition to being a seasoned leader in the wellness industry, he has also been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over 9 years. His connections within the Omni umbrella started when he worked as a valet while attending Branford Hall Career Institute studying massage, and has now come full circle in managing Ripple Float and Wellness Center, located in the Omni Hotel at Yale. His favorite wellness modality is infrared sauna. When not at the wellness center, he can likely be found eating Italian food, or cheering on the Denver Broncos. 

Fun Favorites:

  • Food– Any Italian 
  • Modality– Infrared Sauna
  • Season– Summer
  • Hobby– Denver Broncos 
  • Color– Blue


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 

Rossella aka Rosie-

Wellness Facilitator

As a graduate in Exercise Science, and a current Masters level student of Physical Therapy, Rosie was drawn to Ripple through a shared value of the importance of accessible health and wellness practices for all. Her current favorite wellness modality is the infrared sauna. When not studying or at the Center, she can be found drawing, working out or eating her Mom’s Margherita Pizza.

Fun Favorites: 

  • Food- Mom’s margherita pizza
  • Modality- infrared sauna
  • Season- fall
  • Hobby- drawing & working out 
  • Color- blue


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, practicing tarot and collaging.

Fun Favorites: 

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


Wellness Facilitator

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

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