Shellie Bodnar 

Shellie is the owner and founder of Blue Willow Hair Group. She has been a hairstylist in Okotoks for 25 years, Aveda trained for 15 years, and opened Blue Willow in 2018. Shellie is dedicated and passionate about hair as well as her clients. When she is not in the salon working, she enjoys being outside and active, hiking with friends. 

"I love Aveda product and what the brand stands for. Their commitment to environmental responsibility is why I chose to open an Aveda salon. They are products that truly deliver!"

KaSandra McKinnon

KaSandra has been a hairstylist for 7 years. She joined Blue Willow Hair Group in 2020 when she moved to the area from Lethbridge. KaSandra loves connecting with her clients as well as learning more about the hair industry. When she is not in the salon, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

"I love my Blue Willow family! My goal is to make everyone feel as supported and confident as I do here. Being part of a team that uses Aveda, creates an atmosphere that I love being in."

Jamie Nudd

Jamie has been a part of the Blue Willow family since 2019. She works part time as our receptionist while being enrolled in Mount Royal University to achieve her Education Degree and pursue her career as an elementary school teacher. In her free time, she enjoys music and hiking and spending time with friends and family.

"I have enjoyed watching the salon grow over the past year and love my little family at Blue Willow! I love seeing all of the smiling faces whenever I am in the salon and getting to know all of the special clients that walk through our door each day."

Jessica Tyrer

Jess is our on location special events stylist. She has recently moved back to Canada after living in the UK for the past 7 years. Jess specializes in weddings and intimate elopements. She has a passion and enthusiasm when it comes to using your natural beauty to create the imagine and style you've always dreamed of.  

"My goal as your special events stylist is to work along side you and to listen to your inspiration and ideas to create something beautiful together"