Owner of Home Salon & Spa
Kyla Adams is a native of southeastern Connecticut and has worked in the beauty field for over 30 years. A master colorist, she has trained personally with Irvine and Louise Rusk (Europe). Aveda Pure-Formance Team, Paul Mitchell Design Team, and Bumble and Bumble, and is experienced in the formulation and application of Goldwell, Paul Mitchell, and Aveda hair coloring systems. Kyla keeps her knowledge of these techniques fresh by continually pursuing more training and education. As a Certified DevaCurl stylist she specializes in cutting curly and coloring hair types for all ethnicities.
Kyla’s training in the field of group fitness is extensive. A nationally-certified (NASM) fitness instructor since 1991 and an Certified Exhale Barre, Les Mills Coach, she has taught a wide range of group fitness techniques, including PiYo, Group Power, Group Groove (certification through BTS), Body Pump, Sprint and RPM, Barre and Zumba (Level 1, Level 2 and Zumba Gold, Zumba Step Certifications) in addition to being the Group Fitness Director for 5 fitness facilities managing 50 instructors. Kyla is also a graduate of The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy (1993, Newington, CT) and a licensed massage therapist.
Being trained in the beauty and fitness industry gives Kyla a unique strength and empathy as the coordinator of this wellness cooperative. All practitioners involved at Home Salon & Spa are given respect to practice their arts in a way that is beneficial to all, particularly our clients. Kyla’s devotion to harmony and balance comes from years of seminars at Kripalu Wellness Center and The Omega Institute, which have enriched her practice of Buddhist philosophies.
Kyla and her husband, Will Durnall share the same passion for exercise and beauty. Will has a degree in liberal arts and continued studies of Agronomy from UCONN. The warmth of their partnership is felt upon entering Home. Kyla is the proud mother of two adult children.