Director of Admissions & Administration
Kristy helps with the School of Botanical & Medical Aesthetics, as well as with it’s two sister programs: the Denver Integrative Massage School and Herbalism Roots. Kristy is a graduate of the Denver Integrative Massage School and the Herbalism Root’s programs and proud to be a part of these incredible programs. She’s always had a passion for health and wellness, and bodywork is what she knew she should be doing. As a student, she knew this was a unique school and that she wanted to be a part of it. She believes in it wholeheartedly.
Kristy has the pleasure of working directly with the students and clinic clients on a daily basis, helping organize events, and keeping everything in order behind the scenes. Along with working at the school, Kristy has her own Thai Yoga Massage practice.
Alisa Kalina Assistant Director of Admissions & Administration
Alisa Kalina is a certified Reiki Practitioner, Clairsentient Healer, and licensed Cosmetologist with a passion for being of service to others. With previous experience in social work, counseling, energy work, and advice columnist, Alisa is thrilled to now be of service and support to our wonderful students. She is honored to be a part of such an extraordinary organization and one of a kind school. On the front lines and behind the scenes, Alisa is committed to the success of our students achieving their dreams and having fun while doing it! Alisha is currently taking the school’s Herbalism Program, Herbalism Roots!
Hillary Hilliard Executive Director & Founder
Hillary is the founder and executive director of this Aesthetics program, as well as both sister programs: The Denver Integrative Massage School and the Herbalism Roots program. Hillary has been practicing Thai Yoga Massage for over twelve years and has been teaching for over a decade. Hillary has had extensive training in Thailand, and her practice and teaching draws from her Thai Yoga Massage studies as well as her work with a local Physical Therapist. Hillary is a Licensed Massage Therapist in Colorado, a Registered Thai Therapist, and a Registered Yoga Therapist. Early in Hillary’s massage practice, she worked at a medical spa in Denver, that introduced her to the world of Aesthetics, Skincare, and Beauty. In addition, Hillary is a Certified Herbalist and believes in the healing and nourishing properties of plant-based products and essential oils to soothe the skin. The School of Botanical & Medical Aesthetics is the child of Hillary’s various interests and passions–a fusion of both worlds: natural/botanical and medical/corrective. Both areas are needed to ensure proper treatment of all skincare conditions.