Meet Our Dedicated Staff at Zen Salon and Spa in Whitehorse

On Top of Trends for Your Satisfaction

Our staff at Zen Salon and Spa in Whitehorse is committed to providing our clients with exceptional service. We have trained in a variety of salon and spa services to offer you the latest trends found within our industry, and we are continually updating our practices and techniques to ensure your complete satisfaction. We also offer 24-hour appointment reminders for your convenience.


A High Level of Customer Service

At Zen Salon and Spa, we take a lot of pride in the high level of service we offer our clients. When you walk through the door, we will immediately take your coat, check you in, get you some complimentary tea and a pair of slippers. A consultation will follow on the services you are about to receive.


You will be treated to a complimentary neck and scalp massage when/if you get a haircut or a complimentary hand massage while you’re processing a perm or colour. When it’s time for you to leave, we will check you out, return your coat and assist you in booking your next appointment. After June 1, we will also be offering complimentary makeup touch-ups to our hair customers before they leave.


Meet Our Staff

Mervin Harper

Zen Salon and Spa owner Mervin Harper got his start in the hair industry by cleaning the bottoms of barber chairs on Saturdays in the barber shop where his mother worked in 1968. He began hair dressing school in 1976 in Edmonton, Alberta. In 1978, Mervin moved to Vancouver, where he worked for Suki’s. On February 14, 1983, he moved to the Yukon and has lived in Whitehorse ever since. Mervin has attended many advanced training events over the years, which have taken him to New York, Los Angeles, the Caribbean, Mexico, Vancouver, Toronto and the Netherlands.


Judy Boyko

Judy is a graduate of Cosmetology School Canada, class of '88. She has 20 years’ experience in the esthetics field specializing in skin and nail care, waxing and electrolysis. A firm believer that beauty is more than skin-deep and should include body, mind and soul, Judy reflects this in her customer service and attention to detail. Born and raised in the Yukon, she loves the sense of community and connectedness that comes from working in the beauty industry.


Sabrina Fred

Sabrina graduated in 2007 from the Aveda Institute in Victoria BC, specializing in skincare, nails, foot care, tinting, makeup and waxing.


Since moving back to Whitehorse, she has furthered her education by taking Phyto 5 skincare classes, as well as image skincare. She believes esthetics is not just about beauty, but also the health of the mind and spirit.


Susan Looney

Susan has been in the industry since 1999, working in Vancouver, Victoria, BC and Whitehorse for the last 4 years. She has specialty training in cutting, styling, colouring and perming hair. She is also skilled at manicures, pedicures and gel nails. She especially enjoys the creativity that comes with nail art. Susan also continues her education through an annual training matrix from Regis Salons and Aveda. She believes it's therapeutic to take time for yourself and that it's amazing how much better you can feel after a day at the spa.


Krystle Pelletier

Since Krystle was a little girl, her passion and dream has been in beauty. Her love for the beauty industry has led her to pursue a career as an esthetician. Krystle's education includes The Yukon College Course, Skills for Employment for Esthetics and Independent Studies with Stratford College. Her most recent courses are Aveda's skin wise and dual exfoliation treatments. This has helped further her knowledge with one of her favourite services to provide – Aveda facials.


Omni-Joe Martin-Cousins

Omni-Joe is a Registered Massage Therapist who specializes in relaxation, therapeutic and cupping massage. Since childhood, Omni-Joe has had a passion for helping others. Her growing interest in health and wellness and a desire to gain a greater understanding of the body led her to leave the Yukon to pursue her career in massage therapy. She graduated from Mt. Royal University's massage therapy program in 2013 and returned to the Yukon.


You may be seeking help in recovering from an injury, headaches, repetitive strain, arthritis, neck, back or generalized stress and tension. Omni-Joe's unique blend of relaxation and deep tissue techniques will leave you feeling better, looser, lighter and refreshed.

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