ABOUT US

Meet the team

KINDRA ENGLER

SALON OWNER / COLOR SPECIALIST

Kindra opened The Garage in 2023 to provide Chehalis, Washington A full service collective salon and medspa. Creating one place where you can achieve all of your beauty desires in a luxurious, comfortable setting. Kindra’s years of experience in the hair industry include 20+ years of color specialty, editorial collaborations, showcased work during fashion week, and product development. Her knowledge is utilized not only for her clients, but to teach and expand the talents of The Garage employees. A true PNW girl, you’ll find Kindra in the outdoors hiking, camping, and being a soccer mom when she is not at The Garage.

GRACE SELLS

Nail Technician

Graces’ keen eye for detail and a flair for creativity, she brings a fresh and innovative approach to her work at The Garage, She takes pride in staying up-to-date on the newest trends and techniques, and is always looking to provide her clients with the best possible experience. Grace is dedicated to building real connections with each of her clients along with creating an inviting atmosphere where clients feel pampered and enlightened.

ALABAMA ROPKA

Cosmetologist Apprentice

Alabama recently started the apprentice program here at The Garage. Alabama has always wanted to be a hairdresser, she loves to do any type of blonding services, lived-in color, or styling! She is currently attending W.F. West High School, she enjoys being a goalkeeper for soccer, doing outreach projects all around the world, and chasing her crazy corgi around.

DEB GROSS

ARNP

Deb has been in healthcare for over 25 years. She is passionate about her work and continuing her training to learn about the newest techniques and treatments. She offers a variety of medical aesthetic treatments, such as IV therapy, Medication Assisted Weight Loss and Testosterone Optimization Therapy. Deb loves being a nurse practitioner, and when you enjoy what you do it doesn’t feel like work. She enjoys spending time with her husband and her two very adventurous sons.

MICHAEL ROPKA

REGISTERED NURSE

Michael has over a decade of experience as a registered nurse. He offers a variety of medical aesthetic treatments, such as wrinkle relaxers, Injectables, medical weight loss and vitamin shots. Michael is passionate about learning the newest techniques in the world of aesthetics. When he isn’t in the salon, he enjoys baseball and time with his family.

DELANA SHRADER

COSMETOLOGIST

Hi, I’m Delana and have been a cosmetologist for the past 12 years. I love working with any blonding service, color and haircuts. Time spent outside of the salon is with my husband, our beautiful daughter and three little dogs. I also love to shop, travel and drink coffee. If you see in the salon or around town you will always see me with a coffee in hand!

Katie Sunga

Professional Make Up Artist

As a seasoned make up artist, I bring years of experience and a passion for enhancing natural beauty. My impeccable eye for detail ensures that every guest leaves feeling like a million bucks. Whether it’s a wedding, a photo, shoot, or a special event I provide top-notch make up skills that are always up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques. Trust me to create a stunning look that perfectly suits your unique features and preferences. Exceptional customer service is my priority, and I strive to make every experience comfortable and enjoyable

SKYLAR CHAMBERS

COSMETOLOGIST

Skylar is a skilled and passionate cosmetologist who specializes in color, foiling, and extensions. Her love for blonding and color is evident in her work, and she is always eager to improve her craft. Growing up on a horse farm in Centralia, Washington, Skylar spent most of her time outdoors, riding horses and playing with her dog. Even now, when she is not at The Garage you can still find her in the barn with her favorite animals. Her ultimate goal is to make everyone who sits in her chair feel amazing and confident. She takes pride in her ability to achieve that.

RYLEE GROSE

COSMETOLOGIST

Rylee is thrilled to bring her passion for hair styling to Chehalis all the way from Scottsdale, Arizona. Her expertise is in creating the perfect blowout that will leave you feeling confident and beautiful. Whether you are looking for a sleek and sophisticated look or something more playful and fun, Rylee is dedicated to helping you achieve the hairdo of your dreams. When not at The garage, Rylee indulges in retail therapy, sipping on a lotus, and spending time with her furry friends.

Lexi Mixon

SALON + SOCIAL MEDIA

Hello everyone! I am here to make your salon experience smooth and fabulous. From scheduling your appointments to keeping our social media strong, I’ve got you covered! Follow along and stay tuned for al the latest hair trends, behind the scenes sneak peeks and exciting promotions!

ELLIE WILSON

COSMETOLOGIST

Ellie is an experienced hairstylist with a passion for helping her clients feel beautiful and confident. She specializes in blonding sessions but offers a range of other services including foiling, men’s cut’s, styling and all color! Ellie’s love for the art of hair extends beyond the salon. She enjoys keeping up with western fashion and watching hair technique videos in her free time. With her expertise and dedication to her craft, Ellie is committed to providing her clients with exceptional service and stunning results.

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