Face & Body Midwest 2010: Education is Your Future


In today’s economy, continuing your education on a budget is key. Whether you are looking for strategies on how to prosper during challenging times or want to learn about the latest in ingredients and technology, the Face & Body® Midwest 2010 product-neutral Advanced Education Conference Program has something for you.

Conference program tracks

On Saturday, March 27, attend product-neutral sessions in topic-related tracks that encompass a variety of education options focused on particular areas of the industry. Conference sessions can be attended by following one of four particular tracks, or by mixing yourself up a customized selection. The program runs from 9 am–4:15 pm.

The Business-building track is designed specifically for spa owners, and offers the proven business solutions and profitability pointers necessary to excel in today’s competitive market. Session topics include:

Staffing: Getting the Right People on the Bus

Elaine Sauer, Mario Tricoci Hair Salons and Day Spas

Branding: Living and Breathing Your Brand

Kate Leydon, Ruby Room, The Style of Wellness

Upgrade Your Spa Income Without Selling

Jamie Scalise, The Spa at Del Monte

What’s in Store—Lessons From Big Box Retailers

Carol Phillips, Spa Smarts

Spa Branding Through Online Media

Carolyn Brundage, Pretty City, Inc.

The Esthetic Science track offers in-depth sessions on this hugely popular topic. This track was designed for spa professionals who want to take their education to the next level in the arenas of chemistry, ingredients and formulations. Sessions include:

Cutting-edge Ingredients 2010

Rebecca James Gadberry, YG Lab¯oratories

Peeling Skin with Vitamin A to Balance Skin Energy and Redirect Toxic Cellular Accumulations

Christine Heathman, GlyMed Plus Skin Care

Oncology Esthetics in Your Spa

Morag Currin, Touch for Cancer Online

Extrinsic Aging

Carl Thornfeldt, MD, Episciences, Inc.

The Medical Esthetics track features the latest trends and best practices in the field of medical esthetics, and is co-sponsored by Merge® magazine and Chicago’s True University Esthetics. Sessions include:

The Top 10 Myths and Realities in Cosmetic Medicine

Steven H. Dayan, MD, FACS, Dayan Facial Plastic Surgery

Physicians and Estheticians: Maximizing the Relationship

Jennifer Wild, DO, PCA Skin

Learn How Peeling Treatments Can Enhance Laser Results

Terri Wojak, True University Esthetics

The Oprah Experience: A Guide to Thriving in a Medical Office

Tracy Drumm, IF Marketing

Lymphatic Drainage

Linda S. Roherty, True University Esthetics and Klose Training & Consulting LLC

The Wellness/Sustainability track offers the latest trends in health and wellness, from fitness and alternative therapies to nutrition and aromatherapy, as well as how to bring sustainability to the spa. Sessions include:

Empathy: The Heart of Esthetics

Anne Martin, Anne Martin Skin Care

Whole Remedies for Holistic Skin Care

Jimm Harrison, Phytotherapy Institute for Healthy Aging and Holistic Beauty

Stress! Cortisol? And the Esthetician

Lucille Parker, Valley Paramedical Skin & Health Care

Nourishing the Skin and Body with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Michelle O’Shaughnessy, Aesthetic Acupuncture Clinic

The Art and Science of Facial Massage

Lydia Sarfati, Repêchage

Supplier classes

On Sunday and Monday, March 28 and 29, 2010, industry suppliers will present their specific products and techniques, and conduct hands-on demonstrations and lectures in more than 30 separate Supplier Classes. Learn from the experts themselves and gain valuable face-to-face time with your favorite suppliers in an informative and interactive setting.

Register today

Join us at Face & Body Midwest 2010 to help elevate your education to the next level. Register today by visiting www.FaceandBody.com/midwest/register.

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