Our Programs in Colorado, Utah, and Arizona

Learn how to become a cosmetologist, esthetician, barber, massage therapist, and more at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes. As a student, you’ll gain skills that help clients look and feel their best and learn how to market yourself as a professional in the beauty industry. You’ll also participate in valuable practice sessions in our salon and spa, where you’ll service real clients and get a true sense of what it takes to become a professional in the beauty industry. Students are also encouraged to participate in other opportunities, such as:

  • Study abroad programs
  • Fashion Week in New York and London
  • North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA)

Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes prides itself on providing education and training to help students pass state licensure exams in their specialty. We incorporate the Aveda brand, products, and practices into our approach at every level, giving our students a unique ability to stand out in their field. Our locations include Denver, Colorado; Provo, Utah; Phoenix, Tucson, and Avondale, Arizona. Taught in a positive, supportive atmosphere, our cosmetology school offers several programs that teach leading services.

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Our Cosmetology Program

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, you’ll learn cutting-edge skills you can add to your resume through our cosmetology program. Offered at all five locations, this program teaches the fundamentals of cosmetology in core areas like hair care, esthiology, and manicuring. You’ll also be trained in advanced techniques through innovative workshops and guest demonstrations.

Our Esthiology Program

The esthiology program at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes helps students learn how to bring out the beauty within. Balancing art and science, our curriculum teaches the skills students need to become professionals in this in-demand field. You’ll study facials, specialized skin treatments, waxing, makeup application, and more. Like other programs, students have the opportunity to learn outside the classroom and gain industry experience.

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Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes Esthiology student performing facial on client

Our Master Esthiology Program

Are you ready to take what you learned in esthiology school to the next level? Enroll in our master esthiology program at our Provo campus. Along with core skincare concepts, students study dermaplaning, chemical exfoliation, micro-needling, body wraps, and other specialty services. As a professional with this kind of training, you can give plastic surgery patients, dermatology patients, and medi-spa clients the glowing complexion they deserve.

Our Massage Therapy Program

Use the power of touch to rejuvenate the body and mind through our massage therapy program at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes. Offered in Denver and Provo, massage therapy school covers essential science concepts and techniques. Training includes Swedish massage, lymphatic massage, acupressure, and additional methods that can be used in spas, fitness centers, rehabilitation facilities, and other locations.

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Our Hairstyling Program

Become a stylist that leaves an impression on every client with acquired knowledge from the hairstyling program at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes in Denver, Phoenix & Provo. With a focus specifically on hair design, you’ll study techniques for men and women, including cuts, colors, relaxers, and perms. You’ll also gain product knowledge that you can take with you into your future career and interpersonal skills that will help you make valuable connections on the salon floor.

Our Barber Program

Gain skills that will help your barbershop clientele look razor-sharp at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes. Developed by an authentic Aveda Purefessional, our barber program teaches leading grooming methods tailored to the male clientele. Along with perfecting your fades and clipper cuts, you’ll also learn how to perform straight-razor shaves, hair coloring, beard-trimming techniques, and much more in barber school.

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Our Educator Training Programs

Are you ready to take the lead as a cosmetology educator or esthiology instructor? Learn how to train the next generation of students through our instructor training program. Available at our Tucson and Phoenix locations, this program helps you turn a passion for mentoring on the spa floor into a career. This curriculum covers five core sections, helping you to learn how to give students the support they need in the classroom and beyond.

Enroll at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, we believe in holistic, hands-on education. We pair classroom study with professional experience to help students refine their craft and make valuable connections throughout the industry. Plus, you’ll be taught by a team of instructors that are truly committed to your success as a future professional.

Part-time and evening classes are offered at select campuses and licensure hours vary by location. Additionally, financial aid, scholarships, and grants are available to those who qualify. For more information about how to enroll at our beauty school or to schedule a tour of our campuses in Arizona, Colorado, and Utah, contact us today.

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