Professional Workshops

Stay on Top of Your Game

Whether you’re just starting on your career path and would love to add to your skill set or you are a seasoned pro and want to fine-tune your craft, Laird offers advanced workshops for licensed professionals who want to stay on top of their game.

Our workshops cover the latest techniques in a number of areas including advanced esthetics, spa nails and massage therapy. Each workshop is taught by licensed and experienced industry professionals.

Esthetics Workshops

Dermaplane Workshop:  9am – 4pm – $379
  • Monday June 10th, 2019

(includes a kit valued at $80: Class cost $299)

Dermaplaning is a non-invasive skin rejuvenation treatment which removes superficial dead skin cells leaving skin immediately smooth, supple and vibrant.  It is a simple and safe procedure for manually exfoliating the epidermis and eliminating the fine vellus hair (peach fuzz) with a stainless-steel surgical tool. Demonstrations and hands-on learning will follow a classroom overview describing the efficacy of the service, how to deliver a relaxing and refreshing treatment to clientele, other treatments to pair with dermaplaning, spotting contraindications and how to confidently teach your clients about the myths of vellus hair regrowth.

With minimal investment, adding this no down-time treatment to your service menu will help with improving your hire-ability and marketing!

*Kits are included in the course fee which will be used the day of for hands on learning portion.

Kit includes:

15 Blades

Handle

Blade removal box for safe blade disposal

*No model is required, attendees will work on each other.  If you have a skin condition preventing you from receiving a treatment, please notify us at time of enrollment.

Contraindications include but are not limited to:

  • Use of Accutane within the last year
  • Severe Acne or herpes outbreak
  • Plastic surgery procedures within the past 3-6 months
  • Please stop any Retin-A products 48 hours prior

*Limited to 8 participants.

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.
Brazilian Waxing – Speed Technique: Monday, July 8th 2019   9am – 3pm – $250

This class will give you the confidence and skill to tackle this very popular waxing service that many Estheticians aren’t offering! We will teach you how to get your client in and out quickly, skillfully, efficiently and most importantly, safely!

Brazilian waxing is not only a popular service, but also can be a very profitable one.  In this workshop you will learn how to do a Brazilian Wax quickly and efficiently while maintaining the highest of safety and sanitation protocols!  The importance of safety and sanitation will be discussed in further detail, along with contraindications, proper body mechanics and different tips and tricks of the trade.  There will be a demonstration using both hard and soft wax, plus hands-on practice. (A model will be required for the hands-on portion.) Your instructor will be there to ensure you’ve got it!

You must be a licensed Esthetician.

Please be aware that this is an advanced class and the participant should be proficient in body waxing.

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.

Lash Lift Workshop:  Monday, May 6th 2019  9am – 3pm –  $275 

Learn how to create a beautiful curve to your clients lashes that can last 4 – 6 weeks. This course will include information about the service, safety precautions, a demonstration and students will practice the technique! This workshop will include a kit with supplies for 10 applications -valued at $150.

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.
Sunless Tanning: Monday, May 13th  2019  9am -3pm – $175

Join us for a training course on one of the fastest growing treatments in our industry…sunless tanning! The advancements in cosmetic chemistry and in the airbrushing technique have made this service safe and given us the ability to achieve beautiful, natural looking results.

The course will include hands on training techniques, safety information, marketing ideas and general product knowledge so that you will feel confident offering this fun and lucrative service to your clients.

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.

Eyelash Extensions: Monday, June 3rd 2019  9am – 4pm  – $650

(includes a kit valued at $200)

Clients of all ages are seeking out skilled eyelash extension technicians! This course will provide you with the skills necessary to begin a successful eyelash extension career!

The workshop includes training on application techniques, varying lash styles, client consultation, safety and sanitation, proper lash care, fills, removal and retention. There will be a demonstration and hands on practice side by side with the instructor. You must be a licensed esthetician or cosmetologist. A model will be required for practice.

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.

 

Esthetic Refresher Course:  Sat May 18th, 2019 & Mon May 20th, 2019  8:30am – 4:00pm –  $585                                    

Are you a licensed esthetician, but have been out of the industry? This course will refresh your knowledge and build your confidence so you can get back out there! Theory and hands-on learning will be conducted on the following topics: facials, body & face waxing, skin analysis, contraindications and more! (A workshop kit of Dermalogica products is included in the cost of the course).

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.

 

Spa Nails Workshops

Electric File Workshop –  9am – 3pm $300.00
  • Jan 5th, 2019
  • March 2nd, 2019
  • May 4th, 2019
  • July 13th, 2019
  • Sept 7th, 2019
  • Nov 2nd, 2019

This class will teach licensed professionals how to safely use the electric file. You will learn the proper techniques, different drill bits, how to care for the natural nail, learn a back fill, shaping, finishing and how to work safely and with proper sanitation.

  • Must have State ID (drivers license) and Professional License to show at beginning of class. You can not attend class without these 2 items.
  • Suggested to bring your own E-file and Bits if you have them.
  • 3 minimum attendees required to hold a class.
  • No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.

 

Sanitation Certification Course – Sat 9:00 am to 2:00pm & Sun 9:00am to 12:00pm $575
This course focuses on Nail Salon Ecology providing basic understanding of Microbiology, Infection Control, Safety and First Aid with State Board Requirements of each. Also covered is Nail Physiology focusing on Diseases and Disorders. There will be several hands-on demonstrations focusing on Sanitation and Disinfection of Implements and salon equipment, including Pedicure tubs and Blood Exposure Procedures. This is a 2 day Workshop (Saturday 9-2/Sunday 9-12)  and dates to hold the class are determined as needed. There is an written exam with a required passing grade of 75% or greater at the completion of the workshop in order to receive certification.
  • Minimum attendees required to hold class is 2
  • Must have State ID (drivers license) and Professional License to show at beginning of class. You can not attend class without these 2 items.
  • No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.

Massage Therapy Workshops

Massage Workshops: Instructed by Rick Lane, LMT

NCBTMB approved classes.

Coming Soon:  Research Basics for Massage Therapy

9am – 1pm ; $80
4 hour in-person class
Lecture and interactive participation

Therapist will learn:

  • What is research and research literacy
  • What is the importance of quality massage and bodywork research
  • Recent research findings relevant to the field
  • Understand basic scientific research terms and vocabulary
  • What are the types of research and the Scientific Method
  • The parts of a scientific article/study
  • How to turn SOAP notes into case study
  • Where to find quality research
  • How to get involved, enter contest, or apply for grants

This will be an interactive class focusing on basic massage therapy and bodywork research and its important role in the future of our field. You will learn basic research terminology, the different types of research procedures and principles, where to find quality research, and how to get involved in massage research. I believe strongly that research is necessary in the field and want to give therapist an opportunity to keep up with the changing field of evidence-based massage therapy.

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.

Coming Soon: Massage Ethics in a Medical Setting

3pm – 6pm; $60
The class will focus on working as part of a healthcare team and the potential ethical issues that might arise. This course will address the challenges involved while working in a hospice care, nursing home, hospital, or other medical facility. The focus will be on the importance of understanding, respecting, and maintaining the boundaries of the client while working with many different medical providers.

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class

TBD:  Developing a Successful Treatment Plan

6 hrs; $120

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.

TBD:  Evaluation Strategies

6 hrs; $120

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class.

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