Meet Our Team
Dr. Katrina Riboni, M.D.
Dr. Katrina Riboni, MD has over a decade of extensive integrated experience as an anesthesiologist, anti-aging, aesthetic and regenerative medicine physician. She believes overall health and cellular health lead to beauty, energy, physical strength, skin and sexual health creating a younger, best version of the self.
Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Dr. Riboni attended both undergraduate and medical school at the University of New Mexico. Growing up, she was surrounded by a very spiritual culture, which manifests a holistic approach to medicine. She has practiced yoga and meditation most of her life.
In addition, she studies and teaches many styles of both yoga and meditation. It is this combination of hard science and yoga that has given her a different mindset when it comes to promoting the healing of the body, mind and spirit.
Dr. Riboni uses her lighthearted and playful approach to encourage people to “live life to the fullest.”
Nicole Ambrosia, COO & ESTI
Nicole is a California Native who has been in the Health & Wellness industry since 2006.
Nicole’s escalating passion in health & wellness started as a young gymnast/dancer/acrobat desiring to have the best performance possible. She has since been diligent in researching, experimenting, being mentored by, as well as studying from the best in the industry to learn how to improve the functioning and mechanics of the body as a physical as well as energetic system.
At 15 years old Nicole began a yoga practice with her grandmother as a way to heal from injuries sustained from gymnastics. Her background in yoga, dance, and acrobatics as a child and young adult led her to pursue teaching yoga as a modality of guiding people to be more balanced in their bodies and relaxed in their minds. She trained in Hatha, Kundalini, and Buti Yoga, numerous breathwork & sacred sexuality modalities as deeper ways to understand healing, transformation, & creating our best selves and best lives!
More recently, she has also graduated from Esthetician School as a way to better understand the skin and the industry that she is integrating into.
Nicole and Dr. Riboni connected over their mutual obsession with regenerative medicine, fitness, wellness, human optimization, and their BIG VISION. With Nicole’s technical skills, and systems integration knowledge, Nicole and Dr. Riboni have joined forces to optimize their influence in the beauty industry integrating functional medicine and regenerative technologies to help people achieve longer, more quality lives while looking their best and feeling their best and even significantly slowing the aging process.
Katie Richman, RN, ESTI
Katie is a registered nurse and holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Utah. She spent years working in labor & delivery and even spent time as a perinatal flight nurse caring for high-risk patients, but a passion for aesthetics & skincare led to her decision to become an aesthetician. Katie loves working in the beauty industry, but what she loves most is building trust with her clients and developing treatment plans that help them feel confident and beautiful both inside and out.
Katie has lived in Orange County for over 15 years. She is happily married and has 3 kids and 2 cats. When not working she loves spending time with her family, traveling all over the world, scuba diving, and having a good time out with friends.
Shelly Shook, ESTI
A Newport Beach native, Shelly Shook brings exuberance and a passion for knowledge, proving herself as a true visionary in the ever changing beauty industry. Shelly obtained a Bachelors degree in Buisness and has been working in the beauty industry for 12 years. As a skincare and wellness guru, Shelly has helped patients from all around the world tap into their best selves and uses her extensive knowledge about all of the latest and greatest technology, advanced and holistic treatments to customize a treatment plan for each individual's specific needs. Shelly takes great pride In result driven treatments and skincare programs, as a student for life, she continues to educate herself to help you achieve the greatest possible outcome each and every visit. In 2020, Shelly and Dr. Riboni combined forces to create Goddess Labs.