Professional Workshops

Professional Development Spring/Summer 2021

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, AAHB 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:  June 6th, 2022 $550

Minimum of 2 students, Maximum of 10

Topics covered:

  • What is dermaplaning?
  • Mechanism of Action
  • Frequency of Treatment
  • Contraindications
  • Indications
  • Safety
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.  The course includes theory, demonstrations and hands-on training. Theory will cover 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 treating their skin pre and post treatment. Adding this no down-time treatment to your service menu will  be an instant favorite for your clients!! 
*Kits are included in the course fee which will be used the day of for the hands on learning portion. No model is necessary, you will work on each other.
Kit Includes:
  • 10- #10R Blade (butter blade for learning)
  • 20- #10 Blade
  • 1 Stainless Steel Handle
  • 1 Blade Remover Box
  •  Sample of skincare treatment

*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

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class. Proof of Liability Insurance required.

Brazilian Waxing – Speed Technique: (Coming Soon)   9am – 3pm – $250

Minimum of 2 students, Maximum of 10

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 or Cosmetologist.  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 Lifting – Coming soon! – $400 + $160 for the kit

Minimum of 2 students, Maximum of 10

Eyelash treatments, whether it’s extensions or lifting, are among the fastest growing services in our industry! Our course includes theory, demos and hands-on practical techniques of eyelash lifting and tinting. Course covers client consultation, safety and sanitation protocol, procedure for treatment, and pre/post-treatment care, and marketing tips. Eyelash maintenance will bring your client back to you every 6-8 weeks to lift lashes where the others have shed through the natural growth cycle. 
* Kit is included in the course fee and will be used the day of for hands-on learning. You will be working on each other, so please inform us if you have extensions or other contraindications for the service
Kit Includes: 
  • Two Sets of Lash Lift solutions
  •  One Pristine Lash Cleanser
  • One Lash & Brow Lift Adhesive
  •  One Lash Lift Tool
  •  One Pack Hybrid Shields
  •  One Pack Regular Shields
  •  One container of Microtip brushes
  •  10 Pairs of Biogel eyepads
  •  One plastic wrap roll

No Credit or Refund will be issued if you fail to attend the class. Proof of liability Insurance required.

Spa Nails Workshops

Electric File Workshop  – Feb 5th,2022 – April 9th, 2022 – July 23rd, 2022 – Sept 10th, 2022 – Nov 5th, 2022

Saturdays – 9am-2pm – $320 

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 two items.

3 minimum attendees required to hold a class.

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

Suggested to bring your own E-file and Bits if you have them.

Sanitation Certification Course  – Jan 22nd-23rd 2022, April 23rd-24th 2022, June 4th-5th 2022, Oct 22nd-23rd 2022

 Saturdays – 9am-2pm, Sundays –  9am-12pm – $655

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

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