In the School's Words
The AVEDA Institute was founded to create some of the most successful entrepreneurs in hair, skin and nail esthetics, makeup and total body wellness. Students are educated by professionals, using innovative curriculums that blend professional techniques with retail and business-building skills. Experience the AVEDA difference and start your journey today!
With over 30 years of nurturing beauty, environmental leadership and responsibility, AVEDA sources organic, plant-based alternatives to synthetic chemicals and packaging, providing high-performing, award-winning products that are good for professionals, our guests and the earth. AVEDA is the first beauty company manufacturing with 100% certified wind power. By committing to alternative energy sources we can all have an impact on the energy we consume and help lower our carbon footprint.
Cosmetology Training Program
Express your creativity and talent! Our Cosmetology program and master student phase incorporate theory with extensive hands on experience to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. The Cosmetology course includes hair cutting, color, texture services, nail care, makeup application, business development, retail knowledge and the concept of gaining and retaining clients.
Upon completion, students move on to the master student phase for intensive real-world training to hone their skills.
Esthiology Training Program
The AVEDA Institute's innovative Esthiology program offers students the opportunity to learn specialized techniques to balance and renew the skin, body and elemental nature. Hands-on clinical experience includes facials, waxing, makeup application, business development, wellness and retail knowledge. Upon graduation, participants will be prepared to take the state licensing examination, opening the door to a future as an esthetician.
What They Say About Us
"My favorite part about the AVEDA Institute is the level of growth I have experienced. This process began from day one with the specialized, individual attention I received from my educators. This attention has continued and I feel very comfortable being able to
express myself in ways I didn't think possible. Now I'm very outgoing and have the confidence to perform all techniques I've learned. So far this career is a really great journey and I enjoy being challenged at the AVEDA Institute, which has truly encouraged me to be the best "me" I can be."
- Kaitlyn, student
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Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes is well-known for its green facilities and organic ingredients, and its location near Nashville offers cosmetology and esthiology classes starting each summer. A student reviewer on Indeed says, "I loved everything about this school. I learned so much in such a short amount of time. I would definitely recommend this school to anyone who is serious about the beauty industry."
Aveda personalizes the cosmetology and esthiology programs to suit your needs. In the cosmetology program, you'll learn in a classroom and salon or spa setting under supervision.
The esthiology program prepares you to become a skin care specialist well-versed in wellness rituals. The course focuses on facials, makeup application, waxing, wellness knowledge, and business development.
All cosmetology students receive an iPad to complete coursework, and the school spotlights students from their Nashville location on their blog every month.
Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville offers the following programs.
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