Ape + Canary?

Occasionally people ask the origin of our name, and we answer with a little story…

Once upon a time, deep in the jungle, there lived an ape. This ape lived in a little ape village and had lots of ape friends. One day he realized they all looked the same, and he wanted to be different. As he went over to a rock to sit and ponder this, out of the sky a beautiful canary flew down, landed on his palm and sang him a beautiful song. Instantly, they became the best of friends and absolutely inseparable. From that day forth, that ape was known for his distinctive style with the canary perched on his shoulder. They were simply, stylishly, Ape + Canary.

After we tell this story, people ask us the origin of our name again. The second time we smile and shrug.

Urban Salon and Spa.

Ape + Canary is Rochester, New York’s Premier Urban Salon and Spa. We offer luxurious spa treatments in a calming, upscale, trendy environment. Directly across from the Strathallan Hotel, we provide luxury salon and spa services to members, and style-seekers from all over.

A Little History.

In August of 2015, Ape + Canary was born. We were a mere 700 square foot salon in the heart of the city. We gave our clients what they had been craving: an exclusive salon experience with incredible stylists and quality products. The opportunity to partner with the Strathallan Hotel and move into their gorgeous salon across the street from the hotel propelled us into the spotlight. In March 2018, we added to our space and our service menu to expand not only great hair, nails, massages, esthetics, and much more for our customers.

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MANTRA.

Our culture is grounded in quality. We live by our MANTRA.
Modern
Androgynous
Non-Pretentious
Timeless
Respect (for yourself and others)
Attention (to detail)

These are our core principles. They represent our morals, values, and beliefs.

Creators of Beauty.

Our fabulous team is here to help you relax, rejuvenate, and rock the style you want.

One Day Only! To help kick off the holidays A+C is offering some amazing deals! Stop in to see what's up for grabs!

1) - 25% off all retail products and A+C Merchandise! (IMAGE, Keune, Beekman, CND, Footlogix, Sand + Sea Candles)

2) - 25% off all gift certificates purchased in person

3) - Enter to win a $500 A+C Gift Certificate. (To Enter: Be one of the first 100 clients to make an in person purchase on 11/27, winner will be announced online 11/27 after close of day)


All items available on a first come, first serve basis
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It’s certainly not winter in here! Holiday appointments are booking fast get ‘em while they’re hot so you can be too. 🥵🐒 #saunatime ...

#Repost from @alphalyfe89! Thank you for capturing @christina_apeandcanary’s hair magic 🐒🧡

via: @/hopelabeta on TikTok
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Ape + Canary has been nominated in the Best Spa category for @roccitynews Best of Rochester 2022! We are so honored to serve the community and know this nomination isn’t possible without all of you. Voting ends on November 11th so be sure find our category when you cast your votes. 🐒🧡

A link to the full survey is in our bio & story!
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Now that you’ve met our nail team we’d like you to meet our Senior Nail Technician and Esthetician, @gabby_apeandcanary!

Gabby has been working at Ape + Canary for 4.5 years and appreciates the family atmosphere and notes that she always feels appreciated by her clients and coworkers alike. (So true 🐒🧡)

When Gabby isn’t doing an expert manicure she’s busy being a mom of a now six year old and studying for her nursing degree.

We 🧡 you Gabby!
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👋Hello, gorgeous! (x3)
Introducing: Ryen, Gabby, and Adrijana, our amazing nail team. Find them on the second floor doing what they do best! As we approach the holiday season - nail services are booking up fast, call or book your service online sooner rather than later. 🐒
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An update for our wonderful members ✨ ...

Pumpkin Spice Latte’s are fun and all, but what about a Pumpkin Spice Facial? Jump kick glowing skin into the Fall with our seasonal pumpkin enzyme facial. This facial is designed for irritated, sensitive and dull-looking skin and helps to maintain its youthfulness. 🎁 While supplies last, clients will receive a special gift from @imageskincare with this facial. ...

Introducing: Madelyn ✨

Madelyn graduated from Continental School of Beauty in December of 2021 and began working with us as an esthetician in February.

“I've always loved makeup and beauty and as I got older I gained an appreciation for skincare. My goal is to teach clients about ways they can enhance their appearance in the treatment room and continue those habits at home. I have really enjoyed learning from all of the amazing people here at Ape+Canary and can't wait to continue my education!”

Book an esthetics service with Madelyn online or with the front desk! 🐒
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Hello! 👋🐒

As we continue to thrive and provide the best service to our valued clients we’d like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of our cancellation policy! We reserve time for each of our clients services and that time is valuable. To ensure compensation for the provider(s) any cancellation with less than 24 hours notice will be subject to a 100% charge. Thank you in advance for understanding and for being the best clients ever!
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@benn_apeandcanary magic on the hair floor 🐒 ...

Thursday 🐒 ...

🌱ESSENTIALS🌱
Ormedic Balancing Lip Enhancement Complex - this ultra hydrating, polypeptide formula improves the visual volume of lip contours and instantly replenishes to make the lips look naturally full.

Ageless Total Pure Hyaluronic Filler - physician formulated, this concentrated topical filler contains six forms of lower and higher molecular weight hyaluronic acids a to smooth away the appearance of wrinkles. we love it for its immediate results (yes, really!)

MD Restoring Brightening Crème - the MD RBC will help you with all things hyperpigmentation, discoloration, and dark spots. get ready for radiance ✨
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Chair views and gentle reminders #mantra 🐒💇‍♀️ ...

Introducing: Christina✨
Christina joined A+C in October and comes to us with sixteen years of experience as an esthetician and eight years of experience as a hairstylist! Christina is offering both hair and esthetic services, both of which can be booked online or over the phone with our front desk!
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We will be closed from today until July 4th for the holiday 🐒 We’ll be back on July 5th rested, recharged, and ready to see all of your faces! ...

Benn

Benn Lobol

Owner + Master Stylist

paul coffman, owner and spa director, ape and canary, rochester, ny

Paul Coffman

Owner + Spa Director

Alyssa

Assistant Spa Director

Christina

Junior Stylist + Esthetician

Colleen

Junior Stylist

Cory

Cory

Master Hair Stylist

Gabby

Gabby

Senior Nail Tech + Esthetician

Josh

Josh

Licensed Massage Therapist

Kaylla

Licensed Massage Therapist

Liz

Liz

Licensed Massage Therapist

Madelyn

Esthetician + Front Desk Coordinator

Marlaina

Hair Stylist

Ryen

Nail Tech

Salina

Salina

Hair Stylist

Scott

Licensed Massage Therapist

Shane

Shane

General Manager

Susan

Susan

Esthetician

Tripp

Tripp

Front Desk Coordinator

Regardless of how you identify, we welcome you to our oasis in the middle of the city.

Text 585-490-9401 to make an appointment now.

Contact Us

Address:
Ape + Canary
566 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14607

Call or Text:
585-490-9401

Hours:
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday-Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday-Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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