About Us

Our Story

Gardenia Salon & Spa, our belief is that beauty is not one size fits all. We believe in family, community and building relationships with our clients.

Cancellation Policy

Your appointment time is reserved for you. If you are unable to make your appointment, please notify us 24 hours in advance. 48 hours notice is required for spa packages.


Gift Certificates

Gardenia Salon & Spa offers gift certificates for any occasion. Choose from any denomination, servce or we will be more than happy to customize a spa package to suit whatever you desire.


Referral Reward Program

Keep our business cards on hand with your name of the back, hand them out to your friends and family as you please. When a new client comes in with one of those cards with your name on it. We will credit your account $10 towards your next visit.

Meet Our Team

Amanda Zylstra

Being a 2003 Graduate of Gina’s School of Aesthetics in Waterloo, Amanda has truly perfected the art of relaxation.  Spending  over 6 years  in the industry,  gave her the experience and confidence she needed to venture out on her own to open Gardenia Salon and Spa in 2009.

“I am so in love with what I do, I never feel like I’m headed to work in the morning.” Amanda has a strong  passion to continually educate herself  and grow in the industry. From the top of your head to the tip of your toes, Amanda invites you to come in and experience indulgence at Gardenia.

Breanne Pillkey
Hair + Aesthetics

Breanne came to Gardenia Salon & Spa straight out of St. Clair college where she completed both the Esthetics and Hairstyling programs in 2010. Her passion showed the second she walked through the door, full of new ideas and a fresh outlook on the beauty industry. Starting as an apprentice she grew her clientele and now is a full time hairstylist, esthetician and our manager.

Her bubbly, caring and enthusiastic personality is shown in everything and everyone she touches! Breanne prides herself in being able to offer all services to each and every client, building a friendship while giving new modern styles, so that everyone can look and feel their very best!

Kaitlyn MacNeil
Hair Stylist

Kaitlyn has always had a passion for the beauty industry and strives to make people feel beautiful inside and out through her artistic expression of hair styling and makeup application. Kaitlyn studied at Fanshawe College and graduated with Deans Honour Roll with over a 4.0 GPA in 2012, and began apprenticing under Breanne in 2013.

It did not take long to recognize her talent and passion for the industry; she wrote her final government exam later that year. Kaitlyn is continuing to grow her clientele and is enthused to meet new clients and build new friendships each and every day!

Laurie Roth

Laurie came to Gardenia as a high school co-op student interested in learning about the spa atmosphere. She finished high school and went to St Clair College where she took the Esthetics program, and once completed in 2014 was hired on to our staff.

Laurie has a very soothing touch, and radiates a sense of calm and relaxation. We look forward to watching her grow in the spa industry!