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

Monday, July 9th – 9am – 1pm Se-Brazil Wax product knowledge and a demonstration of the 7-Min Brazilian technique. $125

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!

You must be a licensed Esthetician.

A model will be required for practice. Please be aware that this is an advanced class and the participant should be proficient in body waxing.

Sat-Mon, July 21st – July 23rd: Esthetic Refresher Course
Sat, Sun & Mon 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).

Eyelash Extensions: Mon, Aug 13th 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.

Monday, Sept. 17th – Lash Lift Workshop:
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.

Sunless Tanning: Mon, TBD 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.

Massage Therapy Workshops

Massage Workshops: Instructed by Rick Lane, LMT

NCBTMB approved classes.

Sunday, July 22nd:  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.

Sunday, July 22nd: 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.

TBD:  Developing a Successful Treatment Plan

6 hrs; $120

TBD:  Evaluation Strategies

6 hrs; $120

Spa Nails Workshops

Electric File Workshop – Monday, July 9th  – $200:

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.

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

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