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.  

India Mackinnon – Senior Therapist Years Experience: 4 India is a qualified senior beauty thearpist with 4 years experience. She brings brightness to the salon. India specialises in all waxing male and female, brow threading and lash extensions.   

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.  

Caitlin Doherty – Senior Therapist. Years Experience: 2 Caitlin is a qualified senior beauty therapist with a love for the beauty industry. With her friendly personality and willing to always give her clients her best. She is great with making her clients feel comfortable and relaxed.

Maddison Wood – Third Year Apprentice – Maddi has been in the salon for over 2 years and is excited to be doing her apprenticeship. She is excelling in all areas and has a great passion for the industry. Maddi has excellent skills in Tanning, Lash Perms and tinting.