Meet The Owners

Diane Yard

Diane began her career as a licensed Barber Stylist and then acquired a cosmetology license specializing in both male and female short or long cut, styling, perming and hair coloring.  She also has earned AA from HCC and several advanced certifications from the industries best to include advanced cutting, coloring, smoothing keratin treatments and linked, fusion or seamless hair extension.

Terry & Diane

Terry and Diane met at Roffler Barber College in 1985 and for 30+ years this husband and wife team has overseen the daily operations of Esquire Salon & Spa, a business that has been in the Yard family since 1963. They have been married for 30+ years and are the proud parents of two wonderful daughters.  Terry and Diane love getting to know their clients and making the Esquire Salon & Spa a friendly, welcoming environment for all the salon and spa clients.

Terry Yard

A second generation Barber having the privilege working under Master Barber and Father, Jack Yard.  Terry’s expertise spans generations of a male clientele in barbering to include fading, tapering, flat tops, hot towel shaves and more modern male styles such as shags, faux hawks and razor cuts.  Terry can meet the styling needs for the metro to the conservative male.

Meet The Stylists

Alexis is truly passionate about her chosen career and is always on top of the latest trends. It’s her personal goal to continue to grow and excel in her craft and to ultimately share all that she learns. Alexis has been able to expand her love for hair with Esquire Salon & Spa since early 2014 while bringing 10+ years of experience to Esquire. She loves hair and feels incredibly blessed that she has found a career that resonates with her so perfectly. As a stylist she believes in honesty, patience, creativity and hard work all functioning together produce a beautiful end result for her clients.

With over 25 years of experience in the hair industry, Heather pursued her passion for hair at Esquire Salon and Spa after moving to Florida from New York in early 2016.  Heather has been an Artistic Educator for over 18 years, beginning her educating career with Wella then moving on to educate with Matrix 6 years ago. She is dually licensed in both New York and Florida and has traveled the country and abroad for training and has educated stylists along the East Coast. She stays on top of the latest trends through continuing education. Specializing in all aspects of color, balayage, ombre and all other coloring techniques along with cuts, updos and extension services. She is also your go-to person for facials and does facial and body waxing. Heather looks forward to taking care of all of your hair care needs, whether it is brand new style or adding new life to your locks. 

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Alex specializes in color trends such as balayage, blonding techniques and corrective color. She is experienced in formal hairstyles and makeup application. Alex is also certified in I-Link Extensions. Alex would be the perfect stylist for your special day or event.

Josh was raised is South Texas and recently moved to Florida in 2018 to continue his journey as a stylist. Josh goes above and beyond to make his clients look extraordinary. Josh has a passion for doing hair and is very detailed when performing his work. He enjoys doing all hair services from color to cuts and up-styles. Josh is extremely thorough in his consultations so your expectation will meet your need. He specializes in color and balayage technique. Josh enjoys helping people feel their best.

Kristine fell in love with hair and makeup at an early age.  Licensed since 1985, she loves making her clients feel pampered and well taken care of.  Lashes and brows have also become a passion of hers - book a free 15 minute consultation with her to discuss lash extensions or tinting.

Daisy graduated from the Aveda Institute where she gained extensive knowledge above and beyond the required time to receive her license. She enjoys challenging transformations particularly with color. While Daisy loves color, she is also pleased to cut (men, women & kids), style, perm, braid and even wax your brows! If you are looking for someone who you can have a nice chat with (bilingual Spanish & English), or if you want a quiet relaxing day at the salon and spa...Daisy would be happy to be your stylist. Feel free to bring in pictures of your favorite colors, cuts and styles so she can advise you on the best possible way to achieve the look you want. (Consultations are complimentary.) Daisy is looking forward to getting her hands in your hair!

Meet the Spa Professionals

J.P. Kersey

MA8694

As a massage therapist JP provides 27+ years of excellence in body therapies experience while still continuing to learn new techniques since joining Esquire in 2014. Her techniques include Swedish/Esalen, PNF gentle stretching, reflexology, acupressure, pre-natal, aromatherapy. JP also provides hot stone and medical massage with deep tissue using muscle release, craniosomatics, MFR/STM techniques for your total relaxation of body and mind

Yari Gamboa

Yari’s passion for the beauty industry began during her teenage years when she became certified as a Nail Tech in 2005.  She continued to college and majored in Criminal Justice in 2012, soon after taking her role as a Quality Analyst for a reputable bank for six years. However, her love for beauty still simmered and in April 2018 she decided to follow her heart and became certified for microblading. Trained and mentored by top Master 2018, Kler Salom Rosenberg, she has continued to work on her demanding career taking online courses and creating amazing eyebrow results. She continues to acquire permanent makeup skills and even applies temporary Henna Brows tattoo.

Amber Fowler

Amber is a Full Specialist, offering body waxing and nail services with a focus on Acrylic Nails and Brazilian Waxing! 

Full Specialist

Meet The Independent Contractors

The following staff members are independent professionals at Esquire Salon & Spa. A booth renter leases their station to manage their own business and perform services in a team atmosphere. The professional renter therefore accepts appointments, payments, and responsibility for all services performed.

Ashley Cooper-Munchel

Ashley is a Paul Mitchell Professional who prides herself on her great cuts and quality color! Ashley chose to continue her business at Esquire Salon & Spa in 2015 while expanding her experience of 5+ years. If you are looking for a stylist who will take the time to give you the best possible salon experience, she is your stylist. Ashley looks forward to growing her clientele at The Esquire by building lasting relationships with her guests. She continues her education in all aspects of the beauty industry to keep current with new styles, colors and techniques.

To set up an appointment with Ashley,please call/text (863)370-2019.

Jayme Richardville

Licensed Massage Therapist 

MA 45075

Bright, energetic and a massage therapist for the Esquire, Jayme has been with Esquire team for 14+ years while pursuing her passion for massage.She enjoys learning new techniques to further help her clients while managing her own business at the Esquire. She specializes in therapeutic, relaxation and hot stone massage, wraps and scrubs. 

Donna Richard

Esthetician

Makeup Artist/Tattoo Eyeliner

Microblading Specialist

Assistant Manager/Stylist

Assistant Manager/Stylist

Kristina Hnidy

Passion for skin care developed into a career when she completed Aesthetics school in 2000. Amaal moved from Africa in 2014 and plans to pursue her career as an esthetician here in the U.S. Making people feel their best mentally and physically is something she finds very rewarding..

Caitlin Beech

Caitlin started her journey to skincare through her love of makeup. Upon learning techniques for facials, she quickly developed a passion for it. Caitlin offers makeup application, face waxing, back treatments, brow and lash tinting and custom facials.

Hiedi has always had a love for the hair and beauty industry. She brings a fresh look to classic styles and looks forward to meeting new clients at Esquire.

Our Vision

Esquire Salon & Spa is committed to excellence and quality customer service in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Our professional staff is dedicated to providing you with the ultimate experience in personal hair salon and spa services.

We take the utmost pride in being the area's premier destination for professional and personal care. Our staff looks forward to creating an atmosphere you will want to experience again and again.

The Esquire Salon & Spa

4204 S. Florida Ave.

Suite B

Lakeland, FL. 33813

(Next To Panera Bread Co.)

863-682-0000

Esquiresalonandspa@outlook.org

owner@esquiresalonandsa.org

Monday- 8am to 6pm

Tuesday-8am to 7pm

Wednesday-8am to 7pm

Thursady-8am to 7pm

Friday-8am to 7pm

Saturday-8am to 5pm