I am a licensed esthetician and professional makeup artist. I’ve been with Kaya since 2008 and have been the salon and spa industry for the past twelve years. I graduated from the Aveda Institute Chicago and have since then participated in numerous continuing education classes. I have a great understanding of skin care and a vast product knowledge. My makeup skills include everything from event and wedding makeup to fashion applications.
My quote to live by: We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving. And we all have some power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing. ~ Louisa May Alcott
I’ve been an esthetician at Kaya since 2005. I’m from Indiana where I graduated from Don Roberts Spa School in 2004.
My quote to live by: Even on a bad day, everything will be okay when you are surrounded by family and good friends to lift your spirits. ~ Unknown
My hometown is Noblesville, Indiana and I attended school at Excel Academy in Castleton, Indiana.
My quote to live by: Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. ~ Les Brown
I am originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Chicago in 2004 when I began working at Kaya. I attended the Aveda Institute in Chicago where I graduated with a license in aesthetics in 2005.
My quote to live by: Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit. ~ W. Somerset Maugham
Nicole Gardberg-Eberle, NCTMB, LMT, BSN
I’ve attended Ball State University, the Chicago School of Massage Therapy, and most recently Indiana University Northwest where I received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I’ve also received special training in Myofascial Massage, Shoshin Shiatsu, and Pregnancy Massage.
My quote to live by: Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Born and raised in Waukesha, Wisconsin. I graduated from the massage therapy program at The Institute of Beauty and Wellness in Milwaukee, WI in 2003.
My quote to live by: Always know where your towel is. ~ Douglas Adams
I’m originally from Poland. I received my massage therapy license in Europe.
My quote to live by: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity ~ Albert Einstein
I grew up in Aurora, Illinois, where I attended the Chicago School of Massage Therapy and graduated in 2006 with Class 100.
My quote to live by is Compassion is a verb. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh
I’m from Nagoya, Japan, and I moved to Chicago in 2009. I studied to be a nail technician at Tricoci University.
My quote to live by: An artist cannot do anything slovenly. ~ Jane Austen
I am a Nail Technician at Kaya Day Spa. I am currently attending the Aesthetics Program at G Skin and Beauty Institute in OakBrook and previously graduated from the Academy of Nails.
My quote to live by: Seek Balance…Find Happiness! ~ Author Unknown
I am originally from Bulgaria and received my training at the Steven Papageorge Hair Academy in Chicago.
My quote to live by: Everything happens for a reason. Every action has a reaction. Always remember that what’s meant to be will always find a way to come about. ~ Author Unknown
I am a licensed nail technician and esthetician and I have worked at Kaya since it opened. I attended school at the Illinois School of Nail Technology and the Aveda Institute.
My quote to live by: Procrastination is a thief of time. ~ Edward Young
I’m a stylist at Kaya have been in the hair care industry for half a decade. I am a Pivot Point International Academy graduate. I studied, trained, and received master certifications in various product lines such as Redkin, Wella, and ALL the Brazilian Keratin treatments. I have studied and traveled the country to keep current with today’s hair fashion trends. I look forward to meeting and servicing your future hair care needs. Hope to see you soon!
My quote to live by The bigger the hair, the closer to god. ~ Karin Gillespie
I’m from Chicago and currently attending college.
My quote to live by: Dream as is if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today. ~ James Dean
I am a manager at Kaya. I grew up in Lincolnwood and attended Roosevelt University, where I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management.
My quote to live by: Be yourself. An original is always worth more than a copy. ~ Author unknown.
I’m originally from Mexico and graduated from Cortiva Institute and the School of Massage Therapy.
My quote to live by: Who says nothing is impossible. I’ve been doing nothing for years. ~ Author Unknown