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Our Team


Shannon Eitzen

Journeyman Hairstylist ,RSE
Redken Certified Colourist


Do you have problematic hair? Approximately 80% of Shannon's clientele have extreme challenges with their hair type. Her ability to customize unruly hair into a manageable and controllable look that fits your lifestyle has built a loyal following for 25+ years.

Shannon can attribute her success behind the chair to her strong support of continuing education and a lifelong passion for learning. She transferred this passion to supervising apprentices, owning the salon since 1995 and as a former integral member of the Apprenticeship Board.

When she isn't behind the chair Shannon is traveling and enjoying new experiences on our wonderful planet.


Inez Goodwin

Journeyman Hairstylist, RSE
Redken Certified Colourist
Redken Artist


Inez's true love in hair is coloring, but she understands and respects the canvas that is hair, which translates to being a curly hair specialist and creating a natural lived-in texture specific for your hair. Education is the cornerstone for the successes she has had behind the chair, in her over a decade's worth of time in the industry she has taken countless hours of education. After getting her license she decided that she wanted to share the passion she has for this industry and took the plunge and became an educator with Redken Canada.

When she is not behind the chair you can find her working backstage at national hair shows, leading classes all across Western Canada, and doing classes with one of the local hair schools. The teaching doesn't stop there ,she supervises  apprentices and loves helping build up the next generation of stylists. 

"As stylist's, we do the 'big work'. We get to touch people's lives in ways that no one else can, and for that, I am grateful that I have this career and the places it has taken me."


Ann Bilyk

Jouneyman Hairstylist,RSE
NSI Nail Educator and Technician
Hairtalk Hand Tied Weft Extensions


"I chose the hair and nail industry because clients give me honor to work on their canvas, that is something a computer can't achieve."

With over 19 years in the industry Ann has a wealth of knowledge from the countless educational event and classes she has attended. This has allowed her to bring new looks and techniques to her clients, such as flat tops, and various men's beard grooming services. Ann is active with the local and provincial apprenticeship board to provide a link between the salon and the government.

If you (all people are welcome) are looking for a complete makeover in both hair and nails, including E-File manicures, Ann is the stylist for you.

Ann recently has become certified in Hairtalk Hand Tied Weft Hair Extensions, this is a new and exciting way to get volume and length for those #hairgoals.


Nita Taylor

Journeyperson Hairstylist, RSE


This woman is talented at everything she does from hair to teaching Thai cooking. Don't even get us started on her salad rolls. Nita once received a bad haircut, which inspired her to become a stylist. With over 23 years of experience, Nita believes communication is key. She loves using her skilled hands as a way to meet new people and help them feel beautiful. 

Nita loves learning new techniques to transform your hair, she loves transforming looks with colour as well as her in-depth knowledge of haircutting. Seriously she can cut anyone's hair. 

Nita also offers Brow and Lash Lamination, which will complement the waxing, eyebrow, and lash tinting she already does.

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Cathy Tobias

Journeyperson Hairstylist, RSE


Cathy (pronounced Katie) loves making people feel like their best selves. She does that by creating a comfortable experience where they feel all their hair and beauty needs are met.

She is constantly taking education to stay up to date on all the newest trends. This combined with her 10+ Years behind the chair allows her to confidently offer a variety of services. From blondes, balayage, and fashion colors to men's grooming, facial waxing, and up-do's. Cathy loves it all!


Izzy St Hilaire-Dubé

Apprentice Stylist 


Izzy is our French speaking and creative stylist!

Since the tender age of seven they always knew that they wanted to make a difference. As someone who loves all things beauty and artistic, they found their passion for hair styling whilst making people feel comfortable and beautiful in their every day lives. 

Izzy loved a lived-in blonde, a dimensional brunette, and has a special space in their hearts for shaping and styling as well. A strong consult is very important to Izzy, as it is the base to getting you to your hair goals!


Aleeza Polgar

Apprentice Stylist 
"New Talent"


Aleeza loves doing anything from blended colors to soft balayages and vibrant vivid colors, as hand painting is her specialty! She also has a special place in her heart for dark-dimensional brunettes.

Aleeza prioritizes listening to her clients and helping them to achieve their hair goals. Being heard as a client is an essential feeling for her. Aleeza is excited to begin her journey as a hairstylist and further widen her knowledge in the world of hair, with plans to pursue her Red Seal.


Kamryn Westlund

Apprentice Stylist
"New Talent"


Kamryn has wanted to be a stylist for as long as she can remember, having practically grown up in a salon her passion is unmatched. One of the biggest reasons she got into the industry is to see the final result, making people smile at how good their new look makes them feel. Kamryn spends her time honing her skills, watching videos, learning new trends, and observing others. 

The best part of being a stylist for Kamryn is that she has free range to be creative every day, whether that is with blondes, styles, a great haircut, or your lashes! 

She is very excited to be joining the Manhattan Hair Co. team. Kamryn will be offering 50% off on Tuesdays and Thursdays !


Darri-Anne Smith

Apprentice Stylist 


Darri is a self proclaimed life-long nerd, and a hairstylist of 9 year. Darri has always loved any form of self expression, especially hair, starting at a young age she’s used hair as a medium of art and expression. She specializes in vivid colours, colour correction, extensions and alternative cuts.

Their passion behind the chair is making people feel beautiful and validated in any body and hair style. Education, innovation and self expression are my their upmost priority. When you visit Darri in the salon, she aims to create an experience where you feel safe and your ideas or concerns are heard. Working towards your hair goals with you to help you achieve your hair dreams. your hair goals with you to help you achieve your hair dreams.

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