Education

Cutting & Barbering

  • Alfaparf Essential Cutting with Joseph Santiago - Demo

    This course teaches the core principles of lines, layering and graduation.

    Mastering these precision techniques will help further your creative talents and innovation behind the chair.

    Joseph Santiago is an Alfaparf Milano National Cutting Specialist. He is an expert in precision cutting with an Italian flair. He has been a lead stylist and creative director with Globally renowned Vidal Sassoon Academy. He continues to travel the world to perfect his talents and inspire his enthusiasm for the industry.

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  • Alfaparf Essential Cutting with Joseph Santiago - Demo/Hands-On

    This course teaches the core principles of lines, layering and graduation.

    Mastering these precision techniques will help further your creative talents and innovation behind the chair.

    Joseph Santiago is an Alfaparf Milano National Cutting Specialist. He is an expert in precision cutting with an Italian flair. He has been a lead stylist and creative director with Globally renowned Vidal Sassoon Academy. He continues to travel the world to perfect his talents and inspire his enthusiasm for the industry.

    Click here to view class flyer.

  • DevaCurl Deva Cutting

    BECOME A DEVA INSPIRED STYLIST!

    Level 1: Introduction to Deva Cutting + Shaping + Styling

    Earn your credentials as a Deva trained stylist! This one-day course will guide you through the fundamentals of two key DevaCurl signature services: The Waterfall Cut and the No Poo™ Curl Transformation. Additionally, a full overview of the DevaCurl product portfolio will give you the confidence to immediately start curl conversations with new and existing clients. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be listed on DevaCurl's Stylist Finder as a Deva Inspired Stylist and receive the benefit of ongoing client referral via DevaCurl.com!

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  • Dynamics of Graduation & Disconnection - Demo

    THE KINGLY HAIR GROUP: Founder and creator MIKE VARELA

    This class focuses on a shorter soft internal graduated form along with disconnection in the layering. Mike's signature techniques are designed with a minimalistic approach to architectural design.

    • Learn true craftsmanship in haircutting, and take your haircuts to another level!
    • Learn shorter soft internal form
    • Disconnection in layering
    • Use new techniques to create soft shorter haircuts

    Mike Varela is a former educator at the world renowned Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles, CA and a former Sassoon Advanced Academy Director. Mike decided it was time to break away to focus and build his own brand, thus The Kingly Group was born.

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  • Dynamics of Graduation & Disconnection - Demo/Hands-On

    THE KINGLY HAIR GROUP: Founder and creator MIKE VARELA

    This class focuses on a shorter soft internal graduated form along with disconnection in the layering. Mike's signature techniques are designed with a minimalistic approach to architectural design.

    • Learn true craftsmanship in haircutting, and take your haircuts to another level!
    • Learn shorter soft internal form
    • Disconnection in layering
    • Use new techniques to create soft shorter haircuts

    Mike Varela is a former educator at the world renowned Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles, CA and a former Sassoon Advanced Academy Director. Mike decided it was time to break away to focus and build his own brand, thus The Kingly Group was born.

    Lunch is included for Hands-On attendees.

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  • Foundation Haircutting with Jordan Downs - Demo

    • Expand your clientele and ensure repeat clients by wowing them with seamless cutting techniques you can use no matter the haircut.
    • Learn to create soft, blended layers to enhance any hair type, soften graduation without removing that perfect weight line and master face framing angles to compliment your client's style.
    • Each attendee will walk away with new techniques that they can confidently use behind the chair.

    Jordan was born with a passion for hair. His childhood was filled with giving friends and family haircuts any chance he got. In 1999, Jordan pursued another passion of his by joining the United States Marine Corps, where he retired after serving two tours in Iraq. Upon his return, Jordan was eager to start his future as a hairstylist. After finishing school, he went on to work at prestigious salons where he was mentored by highly regarded stylists who showed him all the tips and tricks in becoming a much sought after stylist. Jordan has now been a hair cutting specialist for over 15 years; focusing on bobs and seamless layering.

    Click here to view class flyer.

  • Foundation Haircutting with Jordan Downs - Demo/Hands-On

    • Expand your clientele and ensure repeat clients by wowing them with seamless cutting techniques you can use no matter the haircut.
    • Learn to create soft, blended layers to enhance any hair type, soften graduation without removing that perfect weight line and master face framing angles to compliment your client's style.
    • Each attendee will walk away with new techniques that they can confidently use behind the chair.

    Jordan was born with a passion for hair. His childhood was filled with giving friends and family haircuts any chance he got. In 1999, Jordan pursued another passion of his by joining the United States Marine Corps, where he retired after serving two tours in Iraq. Upon his return, Jordan was eager to start his future as a hairstylist. After finishing school, he went on to work at prestigious salons where he was mentored by highly regarded stylists who showed him all the tips and tricks in becoming a much sought after stylist. Jordan has now been a hair cutting specialist for over 15 years; focusing on bobs and seamless layering.

    Click here to view class flyer.

  • Master Men's Grooming - Demo

    TAKE THE FEAR OUT OF CLIPPER CUTTING

    • Perfect your barbering techniques while developing your own style. Learn the history of barbering/clippers and see the trends in barbering today.
    • See two cuts on live models in the demo portion of the class and master the skills and techniques you learn in the hands-on portion.
    • Versatile style and cutting with a modern take on clipper cutting— learn two cuts and a few surprise techniques you can take back and use in your salon!

    DEMO: Attendees will receive the JRL trimmer, valued at $99!

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  • Master Men's Grooming - Demo/Hands-On

    TAKE THE FEAR OUT OF CLIPPER CUTTING

    • Perfect your barbering techniques while developing your own style. Learn the history of barbering/clippers and see the trends in barbering today.
    • See two cuts on live models in the demo portion of the class and master the skills and techniques you learn in the hands-on portion.
    • Versatile style and cutting with a modern take on clipper cutting— learn two cuts and a few surprise techniques you can take back and use in your salon!

    HANDS-ON: Attendees will receive the Trimmer, Clipper and Mannequin to take home, valued at $349!

    Lunch is included too.

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  • Master the Art of Curly Hair - Demo

    WANT TO LEARN THE SECRETS TO KEEPING YOUR CURLY HAIR CLIENTS?

    Curly hair clients are unique because they are very knowledgeable about their hair, therefore the more you know the more they will trust you!

    • Achieve healthy, hydrated curls
    • Perfect your consultation to achieve the best results
    • Learn how to give a cut that shapes rather than thins
    • Diametrix Cutting will teach you how to approach any type of curl, from kinky to wavy to deliver the perfect cut every time!
    • Gain further understanding of your client's curls and texture
    • Perfect styling when finishing curly or straight

    Christo is the Global Artistic Director of Curlisto, Celebrity Stylist and Curl Master. He began his career in the Greek Island of Cyprus. Christo is renowned as a curl expert and has been featured in numerous publications, New York Times, American Salon, Modern Salon Glamour, Teen Vogue, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire and countless more. Christo’s Fifth Avenue Salon is a state of the art luxurious salon and spa where celebrities and loyal clientele come to experience the revolutionary Diametrix Cutting and Styling Technique.

    Click here to view class flyer.

  • Master the Art of Curly Hair - Demo/Hands-On

    WANT TO LEARN THE SECRETS TO KEEPING YOUR CURLY HAIR CLIENTS?

    Curly hair clients are unique because they are very knowledgeable about their hair, therefore the more you know the more they will trust you!

    • Achieve healthy, hydrated curls
    • Perfect your consultation to achieve the best results
    • Learn how to give a cut that shapes rather than thins
    • Diametrix Cutting will teach you how to approach any type of curl, from kinky to wavy to deliver the perfect cut every time!
    • Gain further understanding of your client's curls and texture
    • Perfect styling when finishing curly or straight

    Christo is the Global Artistic Director of Curlisto, Celebrity Stylist and Curl Master. He began his career in the Greek Island of Cyprus. Christo is renowned as a curl expert and has been featured in numerous publications, New York Times, American Salon, Modern Salon Glamour, Teen Vogue, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire and countless more. Christo’s Fifth Avenue Salon is a state of the art luxurious salon and spa where celebrities and loyal clientele come to experience the revolutionary Diametrix Cutting and Styling Technique.

    Click here to view class flyer.