Salon & Spa Talent
Meet Katy! (AKA Mom)
Owner, Master Stylist
A native of California, Katy is a master stylist and the owner of Rishi Salon ad Spa which she named after her husband Rishi. She spent a lot of time in Brazil learning Portuguese and falling in love with the culture. Katy believes that beauty transcends the physical form and because of this, she dreamed of opening a space with a welcoming and soothing atmosphere where men and women from all walks of life and from every different background could come and feel special. She provides all of her guests with an interactive, hands on experience, involving them as much as possible in the process of achieving their desired end result. Her favorite services are creative color melting and precision hair cutting, and she enjoys every chance she gets to create her art.
A native of Indialantic, Florida, recently relocated here to N.C.. Christina is a seasoned hairdresser whom has been in the industry for 23 years now. When she is not at the salon, she is spending time with her daughter. Christina specializes in color, foiling, color correcting, and Balayage techniques. She is a certified Hair Loss Expert with Zenagen as well as certified in Brazilian Blowouts. Also recently certified with Babe hair extensions. She believes in thorough consultations to make sure the line of communication is clear and happiness is always the end result. Christina is looking forward to finally giving your hair a home.
Denisse specializes in highlights gives amazing blowouts, especially on curly and textured hair!
Megan is great at Balayage, and loves to voluminous blowouts!
Reiki Master & Hair Stylist
Sarah is an expert at short haircuts and men's barbering techniques. She also loves edgy looks and fashion color, so if you like to rock it short or want to walk on the wild side, Sarah is the stylist for you!
Sarah's healing touch is amazing, and would love to help you to relax and heal. If you would like to experience incredible relaxation with profound healing results, book a reiki session with her today.
Eddy is one of our Master Stylists. His passion for beauty began during his dance days in his mid teens where he had to learn the intricacies of makeup. After college he decided that beauty was his first and true passion and attended cosmetology school to make his dreams of making every person's inner beauty shine outwardly, come true. He specializes in blondes, from balayage to foiling and color, but he also enjoys every facet of hair design and makeup artistry. Eddy is also our certified Brazilian Blowout Master. His makeup work has been featured in local fashion and bridal magazines, as well as on top of local runway shows and the stages of beauty pageants. He is fluent in English and Spanish and is in the process of learning Portuguese, French, and will soon be attending his first class to learn American Sign Language.
Susannah is an amazing massage therapist with more than 20 years in the business who specializes in Relaxing and Swedish modalities. She believes that a massage should not only be an experience that soothes your body, but also your mind and soul. Her sweet demeanor and soothing touch will alleviate all of your stress, and leave you feeling relaxed and grounded.
A native of Pennsylvania, Janice is our Reiki Master. She has been studying and practicing Reiki Healing for over 20 years. Her first passion was the culinary arts. Having studied at Cordon Bleu in London and soon after working as an assistant chef for Jacques Pepin and later Julia Child. She founded her own cooking school in California, had her own radio cooking show, and developed the Natural Chef Program at Central Carolina Community College. Throughout her impressive career she developed a second passion for helping and healing people through the art of Reiki.
Janice holds a monthly Reiki Meetup group at the Unity Center of Peace every 1st Saturday of the month. For info, see the Rishi Radiant Reiki Meetup Group