• Management Team: Diana Coupal & Monika

  • Award Winning Capri Stylists and Colourists voted #1 Waterloo Salon for over 7 years – Waterloo Chronicle

  • Award winning Spa Team

Our Team

Chrissy Gimby

Salon Stylist, Master Colourist and Make-Up Artist

Chrissy is an outstanding beauty professional offering a wide range of services to help you achieve the style you’ve always dreamed of!

Certified as a Master Colourist, Make Up Artist and award-winning Hairstylist, Chrissy also specializes in texture services providing CHI Permanent Straightening, Smoothing Services and Custom Hair Extensions.

Chrissy provides superior wig and hairpiece services for those experiencing any type of hair loss or thinning and enjoys volunteering with Hopesprings Cancer Support Center & GRH’s Look Good Feel Better program.

Known as the “Volume Queen”, she is in constant pursuit of the latest trends, techniques and products available so if you are looking for a stylist that listens and provides real solutions, Chrissy is your girl!

 

Ryan Coupal

Salon Stylist, Colourist

Ryan Coupal launches his hairstyling career with creativity, passion and the utmost care for his client’s experience.  As a third generation hairstylist, his dedication to following the strong values of continuing education, attention to detail and superior customer service modeled by his father, grandfather and uncle is obvious the moment you meet him.

Ryan is excited to exercise his skills and talent and is committed to continuing in Capri’s tradition of excellence in hair.  He eagerly anticipates making his own mark in the exciting world of creating beautiful hair!

Students save 10% on all services with Ryan.

Dan Wheeler

Master Colourist and Stylist

Dan celebrates his 12th year at Capri as a dynamic colourist & stylist!
Hair colour and style is constantly evolving and staying on top of the latest trends, techniques and innovations is of the utmost importance to Dan. From consultation to end result, Dan gives 100% to his clients with great knowledge, tender care, and few laughs with every visit.

But don’t just take our word for it…read what this happy client had to say: “I absolutely LOVE my hair! It is so easy to take care of and I can manage the “just cut salon look” easily every single day. Not something I can say about many haircuts I’ve had. Dan was personable and ensured that every little detail was attended to and made the whole experience very enjoyable. A great cut, awesome colour and hair that is easy to take care of once your back home and into your day to day routine!” – Belinda

Alina Szymanowska

Esthetician and Make-up Artist

Alina’s cheerful manner, kind heart & delicate touch have been charming clients for over 22 years, nearly 14 of them at Capri!

Alina offers the full range of esthetic services including manicures and pedicures, waxing (yes Brazilians!), facial treatments and wonderful aromatherapy massages. She is also certified to perform hair removal & skin rejuvenation using VPL Laser technology.

Alina’s goal is to ensure that each client leaves the spa feeling pampered & truly cared for.

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BRIANNA GALLANT

Salon Stylist and Colourist

Fresh, keen and ready to serve… Capri proudly introduces Brianna, to our team of creative stylists!

Men love her cuts & gray blending services  while women enjoy her stylish cuts, beautiful blow-outs. She has a passion for designing custom colour looks including balayage , fun & funky colours and most recently certified in colour correction techniques and creating beautiful blondes!

Brianna’s relaxed and easy manner makes every client in her chair feel comfortable, pampered and relaxed.  Students enjoy 10% savings on services with Brianna

Jessica Horvath

Salon Stylist, Colourist

Jessica is an endearing and adventurous stylist who has been with Capri since the launch of her career in salon hair design. Jessica just loves to create beautiful colour looks from simple root touch-ups to creative highlighting and Balayage techniques – all done with flair and great attention to detail.

From consultation to finished look, Jessica prides herself in being a great listener.  Her calm and sensitive manner puts her clients at ease and helps them to leave the salon feeling relaxed, happy and in love with their style!

Students save 10% on all services with Jessica.

Katerina Garcea

Registered Massage Therapist - Currently on Maternity Leave

Katerina is a registered massage therapist (RMT) who is passionate about helping others discover how they can use massage therapy to improve their own health and wellness.  Whether you are seeking relaxation or rehabilitation from an injury, Katerina is eager to accompany you along your path towards healthy soft tissue including improved range of motion in your joints and decreased stress and pain.

Katerina graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy where she completed an intensive study period that included practical work in the school’s clinic as well as experiences within the community such as with University of Waterloo’s varsity athletes and with residents and their families at Hospice Wellington.  Katerina holds an Honours BA from McMaster University in Health Studies. At McMaster Katerina’s devotion to a career in massage therapy was solidified as she learned about the importance of preventative health care to Canadians.

Katerina is very excited to be a part of Capri’s spa and looks forward to integrating her attentive and friendly approach as a therapist with Capri’s wonderful staff.

Kevin Michael Beck

Senior Stylist and Colourist / Editorial Stylist

Meet Kevin Michael, a senior level stylist and colourist, who joined Capri in November of 2013. He brings with him 18 years experience in the industry. He has a passion for combining his talents of cutting and colouring to create new looks for clients, and makes sure to work with them from start to finish. Kevin Michael loves not only creating wearable everyday styles but Avant garde fashion styles as well.

Kevin Michael has a down to earth, open and friendly demeanor and enjoys getting to know a client’s needs during a thorough consultation. He truly spends the time to get to the heart of the clients individual lifestyle, and thus uses this to achieve an overall look and style that is uniquely tailored to them.

Kevin Michael believes the foundation of a great hairstyle is always in the cut and the way it is coloured, and when done with precision, attention to detail and understanding of a clients desires, that the style will always look great. In his words “Hair styling is technical skill, but it is also very much art”.

Appointments with Kevin Michael are exclusively available on Fridays and Saturdays.

Leigh Arruda

Stylist and Colourist

The sweet and lovely Leigh brings her experience, charm, and a passion for beautiful & creative styling to Capri. Leigh has been styling hair for over 10 years and in that time has gained a following of loyal clients, offering a full range of colour, cutting and styling services and has made countless brides feel perfect on their special day.

Leigh has a keen eye for creative detail and will work with you to achieve your ideal hair, whether you want a glamorous up-do for a special event or simply need a refreshing new look. Her passion for bridal up-do’s makes her the perfect stylist for your wedding party. Braiding, colourful accent extensions, and men’s styling are also favourites for Leigh.  Whatever your hair needs are, Leigh will be there for you from start to finish!

Leni Vlajnic

Salon Stylist

Meet Leni, affectionately named “The Bridal Hair Diva” by countless adoring brides and their parties!

Having apprenticed with Capri Founders Claude and Orval Coupal over 17 years ago, Leni’s strong foundation and easy manner keep her clients coming back.

Leni’s flair for special event styling is just the beginning as she also specializes in expert men’s haircutting (you can come on your lunch, she’s quick and on time!) and children of all ages love to come for their haircut and visit so they can tell her all of their adventures.

From Beautiful blow-outs to long and short styles for all ages, you’ll love the time you spend in her chair!

Monica-Marie Pflug

Esthetician, Reflexologist and Make-Up Artist

Monica-Marie’s Reiki Master certification and holistic approach to spa treatments will take you on a blissful escape from every day life. Her therapeutic touch assists in releasing tension and creating calm and balance in the body with specialty treatments including Reflexology and Indian Head Massage.

This happy new client said “She was very friendly, extremely helpful, very understanding and knew exactly what I needed & what suited me best. I was very comfortable speaking with her & will definitely see her again!”

Monica-Marie has over 15 years of experience in delivering a full range of exemplary spa treatments that will leave you feeling beautiful, restored and rejuvenated.

 

Shannon Seip

Spa Coordinator, Esthetician and Make-Up Artist

Shannon’s genuine and friendly manner, attention to detail and desire to create a memorable experience for her clients, makes her one of the most sought-after estheticians in KW!

Her thirst for knowledge has her at the front of the class teaching Professional Manicure and Make-up at Conestoga College and also actively attending workshops and seminars in esthetics to learn the latest trends, techniques and technology in skin care.

Shannon leads Capri’s award winning spa with passion, pride and over 13 years of experience, 10 of those years at Capri. Her full range of exceptional services also include the art of make-up, beautiful brow shaping, Clinical Facial Treatments, Laser Hair Removal & Skin Rejuvenation . Feel cared for, listened to and bring out your beauty with Shannon’s expertise!

TAMMY SHANTZ

Intermediate Stylist and Colourist

With 18 years of experience in the industry Tammy continues to embrace and delight in new challenges and change.  Offering a full range of services including perms, creative colour and highlights, Tammy specializes in updos for every occasion with a great attention to detail.  Her passion stems from a sincere desire to make her client experience the very best it can be…from start to finish.  She will make you feel welcome and beautiful!

WENONAH DICKERSON

Salon Stylist, Colourist

We are happy to introduce the newest member of our salon team – Wenonah!

Wenonah is a new talent to the industry and brings her education from Voila Institute of Hair Design to Capri. With her abundant enthusiasm and charm, Wenonah makes sure that each and every client feels special and cared for and works hard to ensure they feel their absolute best with every visit.

Wenonah’s passions include colour, up-do’s, sleek and voluminous blow-outs, trendy men’s cuts and she has a personal affinity for children’s cuts. She has been trained on intricate braiding techniques and is the go-to girl for the latest Instagram-famous braids and styles!

Students save 10% on services with Wenonah

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