Meet the Team
Meet the Mantra Team!
Mantra Owner and Beauty Artist
Monica is a 1995 Regency Beauty Academy graduate. She has been an employee, a booth renter, the owner of Monica’s 9th Ave. Salon and now the current owner of Mantra Salon and Spa.
Her specialties and passions as a beauty artist are the art of formal hair styling and any and all colors. Monica is also very passionate about helping her stylists grow so they can live the lives they’ve imagined.
Her goal as a beauty artist is and always has been to help create beauty on the inside and out.
Monica thanks you for your patronage and helping Mantra grow to the amazing salon it is today!
Highly skilled in salon and spa services, Toni’is also the salon’s go-to person for the skinny on professional products and hair extensions.
In July 2013, Toni became certified in Babe Hair Extensions. These are the taped-in or beaded I-tips, 100 percent human hair extensions that can be colored and curled. Reserve a time for an extensions consultation with Toni.
While Toni performs every service she really loves doing vibrant hair colors with our Pravana color line.
With nearly six years’ experience as product consultant at National Salon Resources (NSR), she has participated in numerous manufacturers’ seminars. Now, as beauty artist at Mantra Salon and Spa, she shares her in-depth understanding of professional products with her guests and her colleagues..
Beauty Artist and Wedding Coordinator
Erica is a 2008 graduate of the Cosmetology Training Center in Mankato. She loves all aspects of cosmetology but is really drawn to formal hairstyles and makeup. She also specializes in color and attends many color classes to stay up to date on all the latest trends. If you are someone who loves the blonde life, Erica is your beauty artist!
Our receptionist since April of 2019, Hali graduated from the Model College of Hair Design in December 2019. She is certified in eyelash extensions and sugar waxing as well as hair, skin care and nails. She enthusiastically attends classes to hone her skills and develop expertise in new trends.
Emily is a skillful, and diverse massage therapist with over 5 years of experience. She is a deep tissue specialist with a detailed and knowledgeable approach to bodywork that is catered to every individual client.
Her interest in essential oils, skincare, and homeopathic approaches to wellness enhance the massage experience. Emily’s true passion for massage comes from a desire to help clients work through chronic pain and stress in a safe environment.
Emily has experience in the following modalities: Deep Tissue, Relaxation, Prenatal, Headache Treatments, Lymph Drainage, Raindrop Therapy, Hot Stone, and Sports.
Rylee is a 2020 graduate from the Model College of Hair Design in St. Cloud. Rylee loves doing all services, including eyelash extensions. Overall, Rylee specializes in hair coloring, including all of the latest trends. She attends lots of continuing education classes to better herself and learn new things. If you are someone who loves to stay up to date on the latest hair trends, Rylee is your stylist!