Kathryn has worked the front desk at Element5 since they opened in June 2010 (just celebrated 6years being open last week), booking appointments, greeting guests, answering phones.
Element5 is a fully licensed salon & spa offering massage, hair and aesthetic services. We offer reiki, threading and SharpLight Laser (hair removal, skin rejuvenation, pigmentation reduction), Botox/Juvederm services. We recently started a YouTube channel hosted by one of our hairstylists Adam Donnelly showcasing new and exciting things at the spa and beyond.
Element5 has won Progress Magazine’s Best in the East award and Telegraph Journal reader poll best Spa 2 years in a row.
Kathryn is certainly a wonderful asset to Element5, and an appreciated, friendly face of uptown!
Let’s chat with Kathryn…
Where were you born/Where are you from?
Saint John, born and raised!
How long have you been a part of the uptown scene?
I started working Uptown in 2003, but growing up as an East Sider I remember always finding an excuse to come Uptown. From trying on pretty dresses in Calp’s to grabbing the best spot for the Loyalist Day Parade I’ve always loved Uptown Saint John!
Name one or two people who you look to for inspiration?
Entrepreneurs like Element5, The Yoga Co-op, Duncan’s Electrical, my favourite pink mobile truck In Pursuit and so many others! These local folks are keeping Uptown Saint John vibrant and creating jobs in the city centre.
What is your favorite season, and why?
Fall because all apple everything.
What is your ultimate favorite snack food?
Are cookies a snack food? The chocolate chip cookies from Treats are my weakness.
Coffee, tea, or other?
Tea is one of my main food groups.
Most guilty pleasure?
A Greyhound – The Saint John Ale House makes a mean one!
What is your Uptown Insider Tip?
Hot Spot Parking! It’s so easy to use – you can be out running errands or at a restaurant and if your time runs over on your meter you can top up right from your phone! Or if you pay for a longer session and don’t use all your time you can refund the money back onto your account. So handy!
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