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We believe that every salon is unique.
Different owners, different stylists, different clientele, and different local demographics create unique strengths, challenges, and needs.

To offer the greatest return on your education investment, we custom craft each class to fit the specific needs of you and your salon.

The Online Workshop can be:
  • A 1-on-1 Private Workshop
  • A Group Workshop – Same or Multiple Locations (Zoom Call)
Interactive Online Workshop Rates
  • Andrew Carruthers: $225 / Hour
  • Anna Peters: $150 / Hour
  • Jesse Linares: $150 / Hour

Class Topics

From foundations to creative cuts and styles, the Sam Villa ArTeam is focused on concepts that can be applied immediately in the salon. We carefully monitor trends, but more importantly, we are in tune with what is really happening at the chair as an “everyday” hairdresser.

We also have a wide variety of experience from salon business, photoshoots, and even personal coaching that can be incorporated into the plan of the class, so don’t hesitate to ask if your needs are not listed.

Salon Responsibilities

Participating in a planning and logistics call with the Educator and Sam Villa team in advance of the interactive Workshop.

Mannequin heads and tripods if you wish to follow along with the Educator.
Access to a digital device with connectivity, audio and video

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As the Sam Villa Community continues to grow in 2020, we will support our community by focusing education on foundations with a laid-back approach. The beauty industry seems to be leaning towards ‘personalities’ yet, expect skill to be shown. Authenticity leads the way for the Sam Villa ArTeam as we continue to turn to what is natural, honest, and real. Our education endeavors in 2020 will expose more “realness” and practical approach that can be absorbed easily and immediately implemented at the chair.

In 2020, the attention to “precision mindset” has pushed a button in the industry as tighter shapes are hitting an upswing. The modern shag has no intention of disappearing in trend as it has now pushed to a modern mullet and both shapes move towards a leaner design. Cuts today are created to evolve from the ‘fresh from the salon’ look to a more organic, lived in feel as the consumer embraces natural movement.

Great finishing continues to be a necessary skill set as we embrace natural texture or recreating a natural texture through technique, tools, and product. As the braid, knot, and twist dance rambles on; we embrace the same foundational approach in long hair education.

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Our Artists

“As hairdressers, we must never cease to learn!”
Sam Villa

Sam Villa

– Co-Founder of Sam Villa®
and Global Artistic Ambassador for Redken –

Booking requests shall be sent to JMcManus@redken.com.

Andrew Carruthers

– EDUCATION DIRECTOR FOR SAM VILLA®

ANDREW CARRUTHERS – RATES

$225 / Hour - Interactive Online Workshop
$3,500 – 1-Day Hands-On Workshop
$5,500 – 2-Day Hands-On Workshop

  • The above listed rates include class fees, educator fees, and all travel expenses
  • 100% due upon confirmation of the class to secure your date
  • See “Salon Responsibilities” section below for additional financial requirements

Booking Request

“True learning requires the mind and the heart to be involved. So, true education should be designed to engage the learner mentally while also creating a personal connection. ” Andrew Carruthers
“Take pleasure in the work itself, for its own sake. All great end results stem from this.” Jesse Linares

Jesse Linares

– SAM VILLA® ARTEAM MEMBER –

JESSE LINARES – RATES

$150 / Hour - Interactive Online Workshop
$2,250 – 1-Day Hands-On Workshop
$3,000 – 2-Day Hands-On Workshop

  • The above listed rates include class fees, educator fees, and all travel expenses
  • 100% due upon confirmation of the class to secure your date
  • See “Salon Responsibilities” section below for additional financial requirements

Booking Request

Anna Peters

– SAM VILLA® ARTEAM MEMBER –

ANNA PETERS – RATES

$150 / Hour - Interactive Online Workshop
$2,000 – 1-Day Hands-On Workshop
$2,750 – 2-Day Hands-On Workshop

  • The above listed rates include class fees, educator fees, and all travel expenses
  • 100% due upon confirmation of the class to secure your date
  • See “Salon Responsibilities” section below for additional financial requirements

Booking Request

“Surround yourself with people who inspire and support you. Say yes to as many opportunities to work hard and learn more, and anything is possible!” Anna Peters

Class Offerings

We believe that every salon is unique. Different owners, different stylists, different clientele, and different local demographics create unique strengths, challenges, and needs. To offer the greatest return on your education investment, we custom craft each class to fit the specific needs of you and your salon.

BOOKING TYPE
  • Full-day hands-on workshop in your salon
  • Hourly Interactive Online Workshop

CLASS TOPICS

From foundations to creative cuts and styles, the Sam Villa ArTeam is focused on concepts that can be applied immediately in the salon. We carefully monitor trends, but more importantly, we are in tune with what is really happening at the chair as an “everyday” hairdresser.

We also have a wide variety of experience from salon business, photoshoots, and even personal coaching that can be incorporated into the plan of the class, so don’t hesitate to ask if your needs are not listed.

Booking Request

Workshop Logistics

SAMPLE CLASS SCHEDULE

Demo / Theory: 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Hands-On: 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Lunch: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm


SALON RESPONSIBILITIES
  • New mannequin heads for all hands-on attendees and the educator (See “MANNEQUIN HEADS” below for more details)
  • Standing (non-tabletop) tripods for all hands-on attendees. Educator provides their own.
  • Payment of artist support staff, if needed (See “ARTIST SUPPORT”)
  • Securing/providing the event space
  • Ensuring event space meets educator’s audio/visual needs
  • Ensuring efficient electrical capacity for blow dryers and irons
  • Providing refreshments and lunch for attendees
  • All other items needed to host a successful event
  • Participating in a planning and logistics call with the Educator and Sam Villa team in advance of the class
MANNEQUIN HEADS

Each hands-on attendee is required to have one brand new mannequin head, and two brand new mannequin heads for the educator.

These are the heads we use in our workshops, depending on the class you choose:

  • Sam Villa LYDIA Mannequin Head by Pivot Point
  • Pivot Point COLE Mannequin Head

Special pricing available. Our team will provide you with all necessary purchase information after your class is confirmed.

ARTIST SUPPORT

In an effort to uphold the quality and integrity of our in-salon workshops, we maintain a ratio of 15:1 attendees to the educator. If the class has more than 15 attendees, we will bring in a local artist to support the educator to ensure a consistent quality of learning.

The fee for the support artist(s) is not included in the cost of the workshop. The salon is responsible for the support artist(s) rate, travel, and per diem and would be billed separately.

We are sensitive to these extra expenses and always mindful to book a support artist with the lowest performance day rate ($150 – $350) and who is within driving distance.

Online Workshop Logistics

SALON RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participating in a planning and logistics call with the Educator and Sam Villa team in advance of the interactive demo
  • Mannequin heads and tripods if you wish to follow along with the Educator
  • Access to a digital device with connectivity, audio and video

Cancellation Policy

  • If the booking is cancelled 90 days or more before the class date, a full refund will be issued.
  • If the booking is cancelled 89-11 days before the class date, 50% of your payment will be refunded.
  • If cancelled up to 10 days before the class date, the full class fee will be forfeited.
  • If the booking is cancelled by Sam Villa® at any time, 100% of your payment will be refunded.

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