While at home during COVID-19 quarantine, how are you spending your time? These artists and industry leaders are offering free resources for your personal and professional growth to stay active and positive.
[This list will be updated in the coming days/weeks.]
RESOURCES FROM ARTISTS:
Free braiding education from Alison Valsamis (@braidedandblonde)
So we’re going to be home guys. There’s no way around it. And once upon a time braiding became a life saving therapy for me during my darkest time. . . Let’s put down the phones, stay away from the 24-hour news cycle, and take a breathe. What better way to use this time then to sharpen our skills and practice our craft so we can be even better when we all come back from this! It’ll be available to watch at your own pace and you will have the videos forever. . . . Peace and Love ❤️ Alison
Styling education and updo challenges from Jenny Strebe (@theconfessionsofahairstylist)
Everyday for 30 days I’ll be doing a live Demo on up styling, braids or styling prep. This is in my effort to help keep our creative minds busy during this weird transition. What is so great about this time at home is we can use it as a time to reset our goals, intentions and be human sponges with education. Great time to pick up the old doll head, dust her off and learn a new skill. Let’s go back to work better then ever with some new skills under our belt.
Texture education from Leysa Carrillo and Forever Curls Education
Uplifting education from Nina Kovner (@passionsquared)
Loves. Please press pause.😌 . . It’s been a long, heavy, stressful couple weeks.😞 . . Please get some rest. Unplug for a bit. Your mental health needs you to press pause, rest and practice self care. This is gonna be a marathon, not a sprint. There is so much work to be done to take care of our communities, families, clients, teams, selves and each other. But we can’t do that if we are running on empty. 🙏🏼 . . And please be kind to one another. And to yourself. Please do your best to focus on what you have control over. Please do your best to practice compassion, empathy and healthy boundaries, online and off. Please do your best to not project your fear and anxiety onto each other.❤️ . . We’re proud of you. And we love you. Love- Nina 😴
Olivia Smalley (@omgartistry) is giving out personalized advice
Meditation and mindfulness practices from Kelli Mason and Limitless Hairdresser
🌑The new moon is a time to set intention. We are coming into a new beginning, a fresh start..a massive, collective reset. . 🌟Join me live for a guided meditation on zoom...the closest we can get to being together in a real life gathering. . Grab your blankets, candles, notebooks, and crystals as we go inward and plant a seed of intention during this powerfully energetic time. . ⭐️I will share with you what’s happening astrologically and how we can harness this fire energy and find peace & flow even through chaotic times.
Elizabeth Faye and Hair Love Retreat are offering yoga and more
🧘🏼♀️𝐓𝐔𝐍𝐄 𝐈𝐍𝐓𝐎 𝐓𝐎𝐃𝐀𝐘 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐀 𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄 𝐘𝐎𝐆𝐀 𝐂𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐒 @ 𝟑:𝟑𝟎𝐏𝐌 𝐌𝐒𝐓 𝐖𝐈𝐓𝐇 @𝐇𝐄𝐘𝐄𝐋𝐈𝐙𝐀𝐁𝐄𝐓𝐇𝐅𝐀𝐘𝐄 𝐝𝐚𝐝, 𝐏𝐚𝐩𝐚 𝐉𝐞𝐟𝐟! Grab your yoga mat, and get your heart ready for an amazing 30 minute yoga flow class. Makes sure you have your post notifications turned on to be the first to know when we go live this afternoon!
Ryan Weeden shares business tips
My Salon’s Closed. Now What? FREE LiveCast Training! Are you a salon owner, booth renter, or commission stylist affected by COVID-19? If so, don’t miss this FREE LiveCast experience. REGISTER for a Reminder at www.ryanweeden.com WHEN: Wednesday, 3/25 at 5pm Pacific (Cali time) Join Ryan Weeden (MOB Founder) and Sherri Belanger (award-winning Salon Owner) as they talk business and WHAT TO DO and expect in the coming weeks. REGISTER for a Reminder at www.ryanweeden.com Key discussion points are: -Should booth renters still pay rent? -Are commission employees entitled to any benefits? -How to prepare your salon to stay alive (when nobody is working) -Money saving strategies to avoid going bankrupt (in times of crisis) -You can also ask questions LIVE! Join us! It’s going to be EYE-OPENING.
Cassandra McGlaughlin (@cassandraplatinum) is offering coaching calls Thursdays and Fridays
Lo Wheeler and Lorean Cairns share business tips
Living in a time of undeniable uncertainty can be difficult for us all, especially for those of us who expertly handle our business and our busy lives behind the chair. Many of us are feeling outside of our element and it's easy to get thrown off course, but Lorean and Lo are here to help you keep on track. Join us for a free, four week live coaching event where we will deep dive on maintaining a healthy business and a grounded self through a unique time. Allow us to walk you through what you should be considering today; what you should be planning during this national slow down, and how to have a successful relaunch. Let’s navigate the coming weeks together with two industry leaders in your corner. These live sessions will begin tomorrow, March 19th at 11am PST (2pm ET) and will continue weekly with a different focus Week 1: Mindset, Action + Wellness grounding your mindset, setting Intentions, and protecting your business for the weeks to come. Week 2: Get grounded and organized Keep calm, maintain momentum and connectivity within our communities Week 3: Create a strategic plan of action Gearing up for returning to the salon Week 4: Prepping for a mindful reset Come back to work successfully, rebuilding and rebalancing Tune in weekly each Thursday, and share in this incredible opportunity for mentorship and coaching through live stories. #styliststogetherathome