Our Staff

Ginger Parker

Ginger has over 20 years of hands-on experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist. She graduated from the Swedish Institute College of Health and Science in NYC in 1995. She also has 16 years experience as a Licensed Esthetician and is certified in Advanced Skincare treatments.

Ginger believes that true healing comes from within the individual and works to facilitate an environment where healing can occur. She incorporates intuitive energy techniques with therapeutic bodywork as needed in her sessions. She is convinced that regular body work and facials can relieve stress and encourage a healthier life style. In her spare time she enjoys it with her family and friend. She also practices AshtangaYoga as much as possible.

Ginger started her vision of Blue Ginger Spa while working in Hawaii. Blue Ginger is a popular name in Hawaii and its also a beautiful flower that grows there and most tropical climates. In the summer of 2007 her dreams of a spa came to fruition.

Judy Paine

Judy is a North Carolina Licensed Massage and Body Work Therapist as well as a Licensed Esthetician. With 15 years under her belt she believes in tailoring treatments towards the individual needs of each client by using multiple modalities to get the best results possible. In body work Judy specializes in Therapeutic Stretching and Deep Tissue Massage. Skincare has always been a passion of hers as well. She is certified in Diamond Microdermabrasion, Advanced Chemical Peeling, Body Waxing, Detox Wraps and Body Polishes. Since her employment at Blue Ginger Spa in 2008 she has also received extensive training in Epicuren, YonKa and PCA skincare lines.

Judy continues to expand her knowledge, experience and expertise in her Body Work and also her Skin Care. She attends workshops as often as possible to enhance her skills to better serve her clients.

When Judy isn’t working she enjoys her time with family and friends. She thoroughly enjoys cooking and gardening.

Kristi Gottlob

Kristi has been a Neuromuscular Therapist for over 20 years. She has worked in the Wilmington area for over 10 years. Although Kristi has training and knowledge in several modalities her specialty is Neuromuscular Therapy. The technique is a form of Deep Tissue Massage, it is distinguished form other types of massage in that a quasi-static pressure is applied to the skin with the aim of stimulating specific areas of skeletal muscle often these areas of muscle are myofascial trigger points. This treatment focuses on imbalances in the body that may have accured from repetitive movement during work, sports and daily life. She treats the muscles from the attachments with deep pressure creating a full release. Kristi also uses intuitive touch energy in her practice. She believes creating balance in the body helps prevent serious injuries and assists in healthier muscles for mind, body, and spirit.

When Kristi isn’t working she enjoys her time with her children and sisters.

Kristi Davis

Kristi Davis is a licensed Esthetician with over 20 years experience. She is trained in holistic facials, microdermabrasion, advanced chemical peels, and full body waxing. Kristi takes time to give you a thorough skin analysis and set up a treatment plan for your specific needs. She will also guide you in your at home regime. Kristi is certified in Reflexology and incorporates a little in all her facials. When Kristi is not working, she enjoys exercising, gardening, and spending time with family.


Carlee Venters

Carlee is a newly licensed Massage Therapist and Reiki Master from Wilmington, NC who believes intuition is key when it comes to bodywork. She recently graduated from the massage program at Pitt Community College and was trained by the second person ever to be licensed in North Carolina. She is intrigued by holistic and alternative medicine in hopes of going back to school for Chinese Medicine.

During her sessions, Carlee uses her intuition to find where pain is coming from and incorporates trigger point therapy to help release tension. She believes taking deep breaths while applying pressure to tight areas is the best way to feel instant results. When Carlee has free time, she enjoys going to concerts, swimming in the ocean, and hanging out with friends