Meet Our Staff

An Introduction to Bodhi’s Charlestown Beauty Therapists:

  Brooke Jones – Owner & Hands-On Therapist Years Experience: 14  Brooke is a born & bred Novacastrian. She completed her Beauty Therapy diploma at The Advanced School of Beauty Therapy in Newcastle in 2003. Whilst completing her studies, she was awarded the 2003 AABTh (Advanced Association of Beauty Therapists) Student Of The Year & also the CIDESCO Student Of The Year award that same year. These achievements reflect the dedication & passion for beauty therapy that Brooke has always shown throughout her career. In addition to her vast range of skills encompassing traditional beauty, cosmedical & laser therapies, Brooke has also learnt the ancient Indian technique of Brow Threading. She is one of only a handful of therapists in the region that are experienced in this technique. Brooke is well-known for having an extensive following of loyal clientele for her advanced waxing skills, specialising in Brazilian waxing for women & men

Renay Basista – Senior Therapist   Years Experience: 5  Renay is a senior beauty therapist with 4 years experience and with a wide range of skills. Renay is a enthusiastic thearpist and has great knowledge for treating all skins.  

Bree Burnes – Senior Therapist Years Experience: 4 Bree is senior beauty therapist with a great passion for the beauty industry. She has a great knowledge in skin care.

Alahna McDonald – Senior Therapist. Years Experience: 5 Alahna is a qualified senior beauty therapist, having excellent skills in IPL laser hair removal, eyelash extensions and male waxing. She also has great knowledge in skin care.  

Maddi Wood – Senior Therapist. Years Experience: 2 Maddi is a senior therapist who has recently completed a Cert IV in Beauty Therapy through her apprenticeship at Bodhi. She is particularly experienced in lash perming, tanning, lash extensions, tinting and brow waxing.

Thalia Blackman – Senior Therapist. Years Experience: 2 Thalia is an experienced beauty therapist with a great passion for an industry. She has excellent skills in massages and facials with previous experience in the spa industry.

Alyssa Payne – Salon Assistant. Alyssa is currently completing her HSC. She has a great bubbly personality and is happy to help with all of your appointments and makes you feel welcome at Bodhi.