The Bela Hair Studio TeamMeet our talented, funny, and charming hair stylists, massage therapist and esthetician.
Founder, Owner & Hair Stylist
Born and raised in Portland, Penny is a true Portlander. Penny has been styling hair for over 30 years. Despite her years of experience, Penny continues to educate herself about new hair trends and styling techniques. She absolutely loves Portland’s strong sense of community, support for small businesses, and drive to be a green city. Outside the hair studio, Penny can be found singing in the Portland Peace Choir. She is also a reiki master and has been studying energy work for over 20 years. Penny is a yoga and cycling instructor at 24 Hour Fitness.
Holly is a native Oregonian specializing in natural-looking , shiny hair color techniques that “ pop “ w/definition and character yet keep a classy statement. With 24+ yrs experience as a stylist, paired with continued education, her cutting skills are also polished and unique as she keeps up on current styles . Holly loves spending time detailing each client’s individual hair needs and has often been referred to as a “true artist”. Just a few things that bring her happiness other than being a stylist are ; most dogs, people w/a sense of humor, discovering great food , wine, decorating , hiking , exploring outdoors, health and wellness ( body and soul), learning.
Trained by Aveda, TIGI, and American Crew, Curt brings years of skilled hair styling experience to the team. Plus, he is Goldwell certified in hair coloring to boot. In addition to Curt’s experience, he has done his fair share of traveling. Curt started his life in Detroit, spent his high school days in Beijing, China, a few years in California, moved back to Michigan (this time Ann Arbor), and made his way to Portland, Oregon, to further his hair styling career. When Curt isn’t styling hair, you will probably find him running, playing instruments, studying other languages, and exploring the great Oregon wilderness.
Born and raised in Vietnam, Phung moved to the United States more than 20 years ago to pursue her hair stylist dreams. Phung has extensive hairstyling experience. She graduated from beauty school back in 1999, worked at Dosha Salon Spa for 12 years, is certified in Brazilian Blowouts and permanent straightening, and is constantly learning new techniques from fellow hair stylists on YouTube. Outside the hair salon, you will find Phung spending time with her family, traveling, reading, listening to music, and dancing away in our beautiful City of Roses.
Xandréa (Zan-Dray-ah) became a Licensed Massage Therapist in 2013 at the age of twenty one graduating school at East West College of the Healing Arts. She has broadened her knowledge in educated touch and intuition based healing