yukki saito

founder & Director

Born and raised in Japan; Yukki is the founder and the director of Balance.

With 20 years of experience in the hair industry and ongoing, Yukki had been working in Tokyo, Japan for 5 years, where he was a stylist for numerous celebrities; London, UK for 2 years; and finally moved to Toronto in 2004. While in Canada, Yukki had worked in various salons around the city, but has since founded Balance back in 2011.

Haircuts are my language, my passion – the way I express myself.


Kanako Hashimoto

Senior Stylist

Kanako was born and raised Japan and is the second director along with Yukki. 

She has been in the hairdressing industry for 16 years. After graduating from Glamour Kansouri Hairdressing College in Osaka Kanako has participated and achieved impressive results in numerous competitions: she came second in OPK - the make-up and hair up-do competition and was in the top 5 in the hairdresser magazine Photoshoot Contest. 

Hair is always next to your face. Gorgeous hair creates wonderful impressions, builds your confidence, makes you feel fantastic, and makes your life marvelous!

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Senior Stylist

If you’re looking for a hairstylist that exudes passion for colour, balayages and ombres then look no further. Jherome has over 8 years of experience specializing in colour techniques with the Aveda Institute in Winnipeg and Toronto.

He is always up for the challenge of achieving the colour you desire, while providing the best in customer service. His extensive colour knowledge and experience with balayage’s & ombres have us smitten with excitement! 

“My best qualities are my ability to listen and being honest.”




David has over 4 years of experience in various salons across the GTA and is always striving to learn more about the hair industry. He has a natural gravitation to hair colouring, however believes that being well-rounded is necessary for achieving client goals and staying challenged.

His passion and enthusiasm are his best qualities as he’s always pushing inspiration through his work. If you’re looking to simply relax or have a genuine conversation, David is here to listen.

Hair speaks to me in colour, texture and movement. Creating hair is something that has endless possibilities. I will never stop learning and encourage you to take a risk and try something new. Making you feel beautiful is what makes me happy.