About Azure Advanced Aesthetics

Our team prides themselves on their discretion, professionalism and courtesy. Ensuring your satisfaction, comfort and safety is our top priority.

Our nursing and aesthetics staff perform typical day spa services as well as advanced Medical Aesthetics treatments in our comfortable and luxurious spa environment.  Our team will be pleased to provide comprehensive advice and recommendations for personalized skin care plans.  Medical grade skin care products are conveniently available in our central Prince George location.

Dr. Christine J. Kurz is the director of Azure Advanced Aesthetics and operates as a plastic surgeon at University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (Prince George, B.C.), G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital (Quesnel, B.C.) and St. John Hospital (Vanderhoof, B.C.).  Before relocating to northern British Columbia, she held staff surgical posts at Women’s College Hospital, Sunnybrook Hospital and the Toronto Regional Cancer Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Dr. Christine J. Kurz

Dr. Kurz is certified as a Plastic Surgeon by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and the B.C. Medical Association. Dr. Kurz is also a member of the Northern Medical Society and is a Clinical Instructor at UBC. Following the completion of her Plastic Surgery training at the University of Alberta, Dr. Kurz pursued additional subspecialty training in Breast Reconstruction and Cosmetic Surgery with Dr. John Semple and Dr. Mitchell Brown in Toronto.  Dr. Kurz has also trained with world-renowned surgeons Dr. Hall-Findlay (Banff) and Dr. Mulliken (Harvard), among others.

All of the above qualifications, training and experience allow Dr. Kurz to combine her thorough knowledge of anatomy, her technical skills and innovations, and her aesthetic sense to provide her patients with the results they desire in a safe and comfortable environment.

Some non-invasive procedures are performed by nursing staff or senior estheticians, under the direction of Dr. Kurz. Examples of non-invasive procedures include certain types of laser treatments and chemical peels. Our nursing staff have either RN or LPN certification. Results, safety and comfort are our top priorities.

Ashley Maida, Managing Esthetician

Ashley has been in the aesthetics industry since 2009! She is a Certified BioSculpture Nail Technician and is skilled in waxing, manicure and pedicure services, relaxation massage and all of Azure’s spectacular spa packages.

Ashley is also able to provide facial treatments such as Clear + Brilliant, microdermabrasion, SkinCeuticals Clinical Facials and supreme customized facials as well. She has been trained on our BodyFx Platform and provides Fractora FIRM & FIRM+ (RF facial skin tightening) and TiteFx (non-invasive RF body contouring) treatments. She is a certified Laser Technician with great knowledge in Laser Hair Removal, Laser Vein Treatment and can perform Fraxel 600 CO2 Laser Treatments. Her friendly and professional manner ensures her clients are always comfortable and receiving the best care that is suited to their specific needs.

Stephanie Hrdina, Esthetician

Stephanie was born and raised in Prince George and is happy to be a part of the health, beauty and wellness industry here in the north. She completed her esthetics training in 2014 and has been working in the beauty industry ever since. She has also attained additional certifications in podology, and excels in providing foot and nail care at our clinic. Stephanie is also highly skilled at providing manicures, relaxation massages (including our jade stone massage), waxing, tinting, classic spa facials and spa packages! Her upbeat and professional personality ensures our clients always feel relaxed and pampered throughout every service.

Taylor Rose Roberts, Esthetician

Taylor is skilled in providing manicures, pedicures, waxing and relaxation massage services, and holds additional certifications in skin care and advanced treatments such as microdermabrasion with dermal infusion. She also excels in advanced radio-frequency body contouring treatments on our BodyTite Platform, as well as Clear + Brilliant Laser Facials and  Laser Hair Removal on both our Nd:Yag and Alexandrite Lasers. Taylor brings excellent customer service and a positive energy to the AZURE professional team, and always provides the absolute best in spa services for all of her clients.

Cheyenne Threlkeld, Registered Massage Therapist

*NOT CURRENTLY TAKING NEW PATIENTS*

Cheyenne comes to AZURE with complete certifications for registered massage therapy treatments, comprehensive knowledge and experience, as well as a friendly, positive and professional attitude, and we are excited to currently be taking patients to add to her practice. Her excellent massage therapy skills make her the perfect addition to our health and wellness team, PLUS our clinic now offers direct billing for clients with Pacific Blue Cross extended medical.