May 12, 2016
Sam Villa is visiting Summit Salon Academy Tacoma!!
We are bursting at the seams excited to host the amazing Sam Villa for a SOLD OUT Design Trend Class on Monday May 16th from 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM. The class, put on by Salon Centric will teach participants the innovation behind todays hottest trends! The focus will be on creating every day, runway and on-the-street trends with a modern approach. Create fashion with every cut of your shear!
Our Cosmetology students and recent grads are very excited because they know how amazing Sam and his tools are! Each cosmetology student kit contains Sam Villa brushes, combs, blow dryer, flat iron, clips, shears, texturizing shears, razor and DVDs!
The most exciting part of having Sam in the house is that he is staying here after the show for a private meet and greet with Summit Students! We bet that our students are going to get a HUGE dose of inspiration!
From Redken: Known as the hairdresser’s hairdresser, Sam was chosen as the industry’s Favorite Platform Artist and Educator at the prestigious Stylist Choice Awards in 2007 and again in 2011. Sam possesses a unique blend of technical and artistic skills – a contagious spirit that draws people in and makes them want to learn.
Sam has more than 30 years teaching experience and is currently at the top of his game as Redken’s Education Artistic Director and Chairman of his own digital education and styling tools company. Part of the Redken family for the past 16 years, Sam is in constant demand at international and domestic trade shows and in-salon programs where his progressive teaching approach enables stylists to absorb new techniques quickly and for practical use in the salon. Sam is a lead Facilitator at the Redken Exchange in New York City where he teaches a variety of design and trend sessions to salon professionals from around the world. Sam is also part of the team that trains the entire Redken artist network worldwide.
Sam Villa now has a complete line of digital education and premium styling tools under his own name. His products are designed to complement his teaching techniques and deliver career enhancing and ergonomic benefits for the stylist. Sam graduated from Ponce Beauty School in San Mateo, California. Growing up in his Dad’s barbershop, Sam never considered the hair industry as a career choice until he saw his first hair show and it changed his mind forever. Sam went on to open Avant Hair Studio, an award-winning salon in the San Francisco Bay area, which he called home for 20 years.
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The Summit Salon Academy is passionate about delivering the kind of education that makes a difference in the lives of our students and the industry at large. Our curriculum is designed to teach not only the technical skills needed to become a Cosmetologist or Esthetician but also the essential business and customer service skills vital to growing a clientele in the professional beauty industry. In addition we prepare our students to pass the Washington State Board licensing exam.
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