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Thursday Programs

The Savvy Salon Owner

Michell Evans

Join Michell Evans, The Grooming Tutor, for this well-rounded presentation. She will walk you through the process of creating a business budget for your salon based on a sample budget. She will discuss paying hourly vs. commission, support staff, benefits and retirement. Michell will also cover leadership, trust, communication and expectations as the cornerstones to creating a respectful workplace.

Wowzer Schnauzer!

Ansley Marshall

Don’t miss this be-all, end-all Miniature Schnauzer webinar taught by a true Schnauzer extraordinaire. This four-hour exposé will equip you with the expertise you need for creating stunning Miniature Schnauzer grooms. Watch as Ansley Marshall demonstrates valuable hand stripping techniques and adorable “clippered” pet trims, all while learning some corrective grooming how to’s. Get advice on how to easily maintain proper coat texture and ways to prevent the dreaded Schnauzer bumps on your salon clients. As an added bonus, you’ll learn about the form, function, and structure of Miniature Schnauzers that will help you get those professional, award-winning styles time after time.

AKC Scissored Terrier Certificate Course

Cheryl Purcell

In this four-hour course, Cheryl will focus on the history, biology, structure, function, and temperament of the Bedlington Terrier, Kerry Blue Terrier and Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. She will do a demo of the breed standard grooming.

Thursday Evening

Meow Wow: Finishing Heads, Spiral Tails & What to Use for Smoother Finishes

Dana Chavez-Rey

Do you want to achieve a round finish head without scissoring those whiskers off? Are you tired of the same lion tail pattern? Then join Dana for two hours while she shows you techniques that have helped her through the years!

Adding Flare, Cutting Time

Blake Hernandez

Here's your time to shine! In this two-hour demo, you will learn how Blake can transform even the scruffiest mess into the perfectly fluffed beauty. Snap-on combs and quick tool and anatomy tricks to set you on your way will be demonstrated.

How Will COVID-19 Change the Way We Do Business? Strategy, Procedures and Business-Planning Tips

Melissa Mitchner

COVID-19 & Social Distancing; two terms we will never forget. This was certainly a life-defining moment, globally. This workshop will explore economic planning, identifying when & how you can pivot in business, and why having a solid plan to execute is important.