Rimage' Salon and Spa aims to provide the finest holistic healing services in the most comfortable environment.

Our Location

Conveniently located, our spa has six separate treatment rooms. Appointments are preferred.

1210 Chapel St.
New Haven, CT 06511

The Rimagé staff is a group of individually trained experts in all facets of the beauty industry. We will coordinate a cut, color and makeup program to suit your skin tone, face shape and professional image. Our experts will coordinate a concise skin care regimen that can be enhanced with moisturizing manicure and pedicure treatments. One visit and you will understand why Rimagé Salon & Spa is your total body experience.

Artistic Director, E. Leonard (Lenny) Yanavich

Salon Co-ordinator, Anika Stewart

Stylist, Barbara Gagnon

Stylist, Toni Friel

Aesthetician/Skin Care Specialist, Valentina Knapp

Massage Therapist, Brian Gordon

We are focused on braining our clientele the very latest in beauty care treatments. Our Continuing Education Program ensures that you will receive the most up-to-date technology in the hair, skin and body-care industry.

Our professional staff maintain a superior level of education with accreditation from

  • Laboratoire Biosthetique PARIS
  • Solavedi/ Ayurvedic natural ingredients
  • ECRU~New York Cosmetics

Rimagé is always seeking professionals with a passion for our industry. For a confidential interview please contact Len at:

E. Leonard Yanavich (Lenny)

Len is our Artistic Director with more than 30 years of experience in the beauty industry. His focus has always been the importance of extremely high quality product ingredients for use in all phases of salon services. From skin care to hair coloring and aromatherapy, he has searched the industry marketplace, accepting only first rate innovative research companies to place their products in our spa. A Master Colorist, trained in Europe and NYC academies, he has educated salon owners across the country to raise the bar and demand the best quality for their clients and staff alike. Each technician at Rimagé is trained under his guidance to provide the best care available in the country. Recently returning from Nioxin Research Laboratories and Eufora Int'l,  with certification in the Biotechnical Study of Fine and thinning hair and certified hair color trainer.

Toni Friel

Toni has achieved her continued growth in the beauty arena by advancing in all areas of the beauty and cosmetic industry. With over 10 years experience, a graduate of The Oxford Academy of Hair Design, she has made solutions to hair challenges her main focus. With a passion for high fashion, Toni is keeping up with the latest trends and techniques from world renowned platform artists. She currently holds certification from several color lines and keatin certification, creating the latest in fashionable up-do creations from world renowned stylist, Martin Parsons. As always, education is the leading force in styling talent. She continues to grow her passion and focuses on bringing her guests the latest in styling trends and techniques.

Our Designers

Barbara Gagnon

Barb has been a member of the Rimage' family for 27 years, assisting Len in the growth of the company to what it has become today.

A graduate of State Academy of Hairdressing, she has grown her professional edge through continuing education to be a certified Master Colorist in both Godwell and L'Oreal Professional haircolour systems.

From classic bobs, to trendy razor cuts, Barb maintains the trends in all styling and finishing. She shares her passion for cutting with the entire family, and loves working with the little ones, from their first haircut through graduation.


Valentina Knapp

A certified Ayruvedic skin care specialist with a background in classical aesthetics, Valentina works with the subtle body.  She sees your beauty, she pays attention to you in the NOW.  Se will find the treatment that is right for you, the one that works for your current condition and adapts it as your situation adjusts.  Not a one size fits all regimen, but an individualized care plan. 

Ayurveda, marma, energy work, reflexology, essential oils and flower essences help to heal the body.  Valentinas experince, wisdom and knowledge of the inner and outer body extend this healing experience.  Her facials are more than skin deep, a space for reflection, restoration and rejuvenation.  Passionate and entertaining Valentina helps you feel vitality, choices and confidence.  Relax and reconnect to the real you.