Advanced Education Conference 

Spa Pods allow you to purchase individual courses from a specific track (massage, retail, biology, hair removal, marketing, chemistry, wellness, or MedSpa).

2 Spa Pods: Consists of 4 courses which is 2 classes from one track and 2 classes from another track.
1 Spa Pod:
Consists of 2 courses which is 2 classes from one track.


A Spa Pod allows you to attend two courses from a specific track (massage, retail, biology, hair removal, marketing, chemistry, wellness, or MedSpa).

Please note, that you will need to select your advanced education classes prior to coming to the event in order to be allowed into the session.  Once you have completed the registration process, you can select your sessions here!

Select Criteria: Session Type = Advanced Education

Massage Pod (Sunday Morning, August 26)

Treatments8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Sunday

Lymph Drainage for Healthy Skin and Body

Learn how to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Learn how to incorporate lymphatic drainage massage to reduce pain, stress and inflammation. Learn what foods trigger the lymphatic system to go our of sync. More details …

Lisa Stewart
Speaker, Owner of Solia Spa and Creator of Peri Skin Care
Peri Skin Care

Body9:00 AM – 10:00 AM   Sunday

Time To Heat Things Up

Learn the benefits of heated massage. Learn the different tools to use in heated massage and how to apply them. More details …

Vicky Karr, LMT
Massage Therapist
Spa Revolutions

Retail Pod (Sunday Morning, August 26)

Business8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Sunday

Your Retail Survival Guide

Learn how to ensure that these critical retail revenues remain with you by developing your own unique retail survival strategy. More details …

Annet King
VP of Global Education

Business9:00 AM – 10:00 AM   Sunday

Selling is Influence: Nothing More, Nothing Less

Why your beliefs and decisions create all the outcomes with your sales success. If you cannot buy you, how can you expect anyone else to buy you? Once you have bought you, then, and only then can your guest buy you. People buy the pictures you paint in your story telling. If you do the above, its almost anti-climatic. More details …

Mark Wuttke
President and COO
Babor North America

Biology Pod (Sunday Afternoon, August 26)

Physiology1:00 PM – 2:00 PM   Sunday

Acne Is Personal: Personal Diagnosis and Treatment for Acne

Learn how to determine what is the underlying cause of acne in your individual clients presentation and provide a personalized solution for each one. More details …

Robert Manzo
Speaker, President & Founder

Science2:00 PM – 3:00 PM   Sunday

Dry versus Dehydrated Skin

Receive in depth ingredient knowledge for alleviating dry skin. Gain a better understanding of the skin's natural moisturizing factor. Learn treatment techniques to reduce dryness and sensitivity. More details …

Katherine Palmer
Ryan Christopher
Global Education Director
CosMedix Skincare

Hair Removal Pod (Sunday Afternoon, August 26)

Body1:00 PM – 2:00 PM   Sunday

Waxing: Myths, Tips and a Little Humor

Waxing Challenges, Typical Post-Wax Skin Concerns, Post-Wax Homecare Tips More details …

Stephanie Laynes
Speaker, Owner
Smooth Skin Supply

Business2:00 PM – 3:00 PM   Sunday

5 Steps to More Money and More Clients with Sugaring.

What is Body Sugaring? How can you set yourself apart and gain clients with sugaring. Why is Sugaring better for your clients and your business. More details …

Shannon O'Brien
Dean of iSugar University
iSugar University

Chemistry Pod (Monday Morning, August 27)

Science8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Monday

Operation Protection: Minimizing Exposures in Toxicology

Learn how pollution and other environmental toxins affect the skin and the overall health of the body. Learn how to better protect the body and the skin from the environment and pollution. More details …

Erin Madigan-Fleck
Naturophoria and Intellective Aesthetics Advanced Aesthetic Training

Science9:00 AM – 10:00 AM   Monday

Personalized Peels: Customization For Today's Client

Learn the different acid solutions and their impacts on the skin. Discover how to select the proper acids for your clients’ skin and achieve maximum results. Learn how to boost exfoliation and strengthen the skin through peels More details …

Shannon Esau
Director of Education & Sales
Rhonda Allison Clinical Enterprises/RA For Men

Marketing Pod (Monday Morning, August 27)

Business8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Monday

Marketing With Connection

Learn how to build your brand and communicate your brand to your clients. More details …

Deedee Crossett
San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology

Business9:00 AM – 10:00 AM   Monday

Creative Ways to Market For Today's Spa

Students will learn how to start a business without occurring excess overhead. Students will be challenged to think outside the box. Think like an entrepreneur even if you're working for someone. More details …

Tessa Boyd
Speaker, Owner
Elise Esthetics Institute and Spa

Med Spa Pod (Monday Afternoon, August 27)

Medical Spa1:00 PM – 2:00 PM   Monday

Top Tips For A Successful MedSpa

Learn how to create a unique customer experience. Find out how to hire for success and how to market your medspa. More details …

Lisa Jenks, MD
Genesis MedSpa & Genesis Consulting

Medical Spa2:00 PM – 3:00 PM   Monday

Understanding and Rejuvenating the Face Like a Plastic Surgeon

Learn new techniques for facial analysis. Learn non-invasive techniques for facial rejuvenation. Learn how to design a non-surgical intervention for facial rejuvenation. More details …

Alan Durkin
Ocean Drive Plastic Surgery and MedSpa

Wellness Pod (Monday Afternoon, August 27)

Wellness1:00 PM – 2:00 PM   Monday

How to Perform a Gemstone Facial

Overview of the Chakra system and ideal stones for each. How to assess the energy before a treatment. Step-by-Step facial using gemstones on the body. How to perform facial sculpting using gemstones. More details …

Linda Bertaut
CEO Chief Energy Officer

Treatments2:00 PM – 3:00 PM   Monday

Benefits of Facial Cupping

Improve skin tone. Reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Increase circulation and maximize natural plumpness of youth. More details …

Lisa Crabtree
Speaker, Owner