Salon True is excited to announce that in 2021 we are adopting the Summit System™. As a salon that prioritizes furthering education and providing a platform for artists to grow, this was a simple decision to transition with the industry’s best program.

Join the Team:

Call us at (818) 461-0138 and email your resume to






Tuesday – May 30 @5PM-7PM

We are so excited to have Kim host another haircutting class!

Highly recommended for beginner stylists looking to improve their haircutting techniques.







Tuesday – May 23, 2023 @ 6PM-8PM

Just in time for wedding & graduation season, Avik (hair_by_avetisvardanyan) will be hosting an updo class!

This evening class will go into detail about keeping your style clean, sleek and hold all night long.




Monday – May 15, 2023 @ 11AM (Studio City)

Our very own Christina Fyffe (@christinafyffe) will be hosting a class based around the art of toning. From formulation to color theory, this class is a staple for anyone looking to further their knowledge on toning. 




Monday- May 5, 2023 @ 10AM-4PM

Milbon’s Global Creative Director, Anh Co Tran will be hosting a timeless cutting class!

He’ll go through point cutting, dry cutting layering and styling to insure the perfect result.

This is a ticket required class. 





Monday – April 17, 2023 @ 10AM

Wella will be joining us in our Sherman Oaks location and hosting a color class!

Focusing on color theory and formulating, this class will spark the minds to our assistants and beginner stylists!  




Monday – March 27, 2023 @ 10AM

Our Kerastase & Shu Uemura representative, Taylor, will be hosting a product knowledge class for all products under those lines! 

Regular product knowledge classes keep us all up to date with whats new and confirms that stylists will continue to recommend the right products for all hair types and textures. 





Monday – March 20, 2023 @10AM

Owner Elia Monvel will be hosting a woman’s cutting class! 

He will be showing our stylists the ins and outs of his techniques he has acquired over his years of hair styling and multiple different hair shows all over the world!

Going through different steps of the hair cutting process from wet to dry. This is not a class to miss!


Monday – March 6, 2023 @10AM

We are so excited to have our very own Leslie teach a men’s cutting class!

She will be taking our stylists through the whole appointment process, from what to look and hear for during the consultation to all the detail work.

This class will focus on how to start with clipper work and finishing with scissor over comb. 


Monday – February 20th, 2023 @9:30AM – 3:30PM

Hosted by Erik Gutierrez (@hairerik) here at Salon True Sherman Oaks. 

Enjoy an intimate 6 hour workshop where Erik will demo all of his color techniques to achieve his signature California blonde. He’s picked up many tricks throughout his career, and spares no details in his classes. He also offers so much knowledge when it comes to building the ideal clientele, branding to stand out from the rest, photography, and most important mindset behind the chair. Erik is founder of AGENCE Salons @agence_salon located in Los Angeles.

Lunch & swag bags provided.





Monday – December 5, 2022 @ 9AM

Co-hosted by our very own Selina Mirzakhani!

In this class, stylists will be learning the ins and outs of the AQUA Tape in and Keratin Fusion method. Proper application, placement and removal are just the beginning, on top of a trained consultation, helpful tips and product knowledge



Sunday and Monday – December 11 & 12, 2022

We are so excited to host Bellami for their Extension Master Class! All licensed hairstylists are welcome to join! Use this link for all class information and to sign up. 

Bellami Extension Class

Monday – June 20, 2022 @ 9AM

Learn how to create luxuriously lived in color using the glowlights technique with Mane Cultures educator Samantha Sellars! @forloveandhair

In this course you will learn to achieve a high end, low-maintenance color with the time saving technique: GLOWLIGHTS. This technique uses a halo placement focusing on adding brightness around the face. Both head and face mapping are used to adapt the placement to each guest and allow for a perfect lived in result. 

This class is perfect for  stylist who are looking to create that live-in look while keeping the color high-end and luxurious.

Sunday – February 13, 2022 @ 10AM

We are so excited to have our very own Jennifer host a haircut class again! Jennifer is a master at her craft and has plenty of knowledge to share.  This will be a hands-on class where Jennifer will offer guidance and advice, so please plan accordingly to bring a model. Everyone is welcome to attend! 


Tuesday – February 22, 2022 @ 5PM

Abdon makes his Salon True teaching debut with this haircutting class! Open to everyone, highly recommended for assistants looking to improve their haircutting technique. Anyone who attends needs to bring a mannequin.



Monday – September 27, 2021 @ 10am

Matrix Fall Event Hosted By Salon Centric & Care Mills! @colorbycares Blonde and Blond.. Join us for an exclusive demonstration of lightening techniques, adding depth and toning for all levels and hair textures. Learn Salon Centric’s for sun kissed vibes at any level. Create depth and tonal control with their favorite base shades, lowlights and toner pre-bonded formulas.


Monday – September 13, 2021 @ 11am

Andreia Flores our very own Oribe Ambassador will be hosting a SPECIAL EVENT STYLING class for our stylists. This class content will include foundation skills for condensing hair weight, creating big hair, and pulling hair up as well as the right products to use! This is a hands-on class, so a model or a doll head is necessary for participation. Anyone is welcome to come! 



Wednesday – July 28th, 2021 @ 6:30pm

Ever Flores will be leading a 2-3 hour Schwarzkopf color class. This is a great session for new stylists who are not familiar with the Schwarzkopf color line, as well as all assistants. He will be showing techniques like shadow roots, root melts & all there is to know about root color using Schwarzkopf!


Monday – July 26, 2021 – Curl Manifesto Launch Event

We are honored to have been selected to host the county-wide launch of Kerastase’s newest line: Curl Manifesto! Kerastase will hold this educational

event where Kerastase stylists come in and show stylist all over the city about the new Curl Manifesto line. Stylists will be taught how to use the products

to ensure that their clients get the BEST results and ensure their clients will fall in love with the product.


Tuesday – June 29, 2020 @ 5pm

Andreia Flores will be leading a haircut/blowout class at our Sherman Oaks location. New commission stylists and assistants will learn the techniques that produce Salon True quality services.



Wednesday – June 22nd, 2020 @ 6pm

Ever Flores will be leading a 2-3 hour Schwarzkopf product knowledge class. This is a great session for new stylists who are not familiar with the Schwarzkopf color line, as well as all assistants.



Wednesday – January 8, 2019 @ 5PM

Formally trained at the Tony&Guy Hairdressing Academy in Santa Monica, Jennifer “JD” Audeon has tackled a generation of young starlets with her talent.  Jennifer has spent years cultivating her craft, and the Los Angeles beauty scene has taken notice.  She has worked with several known celebrities and musicians and is very active in the editorial world.




Monday – November 11, 2019 @ 10AM – 12:30PM

As an enthusiast of both classic technique and modern innovation, Jenelle made
the choice long ago to invest in her own career through continued education,
both for her own benefit and as a mentor to others. Her work is heavily
influenced by her experience backstage at Fashion Week, where she has styled the
runways of brands such as Moschino, DVF, Te Blonds, Jill Stuart and Michael
Costello, to name a few.



Thursday – August 5th, 2019 @ 9:00AM

We will be diving into new color correction techniques with our favorite color brand! Learning from celebrated educator Joey Rush, she will be showing us innovative ways to use Schwarzkopf to achieve the perfect look for any client.



March 10, 2019 – The Modern Shag

“Utilizing the razor as a tool to create movement and effortless layers. Bangs are the focal point, versatile in length and a guide to determine the surrounding layers.”

March 11, 2019 – Unconstructed Bob

“Working with your hands and a razor to create movement and reduce bulk. This course has a visual and tactile in its approach, foregoing the use of combs and enhancing one’s trained eye.”


Thursday – December 6th, 2019 @ 9AM – 11AM

Arianna Marino, is an Artistic Master Stylist with a strong background in education. Her talents, experiences and love of the craft are the driving forces behind her success as a Master Stylist and Educator. With nearly 20 years of experience, Arianna strives to create a modern, timeless, complimentary, look that utilizes her technical training to develop an individualized style for her clients.
We are very excited to have this amazing Unite educator in our salon, teaching our stylists her techniques!


Monday – October 8, 2019 @ 8:30AM

We are so happy to have this special educator with us teaching her techniques for a better Parisian Shag cut!! Efortless, chic and always on trend! Learn the art of modernizinga true classic look. This cutting technique is excellent for creating versatility and accentuating natural texture and wave. Summer Verrett’s relentless approach to working hard and studying has allowed her to merge industry knowledge with experience for a unique approach to hair. She prides herself on her ability to customize cutting and coloring techniques. Summer has always sought to further her education, training abroad in London with Vidal Sassoon.
Always seeking to raise the bar in the industry, Summer’s role as an educator with Kérastase allows her to share techniques while working with stylists one-on-one.


Wednesday – July 18, 2019 @ 6:00PM

Cole Thompson – International Creative Director, and founder Elevation H

Cole has been active in the hair industry since the year 2000.

He started his career in independent salons around the Manchester area before beginning work for Vidal Sassoon in 2003, where he quickly became one of Vidal Sassoon’s youngest “Creative Directors”. During his 12 years at Vidal Sassoon, Cole gained tremendous respect in the industry while working closely with many schools in their “School Connection” program. He has traveled the world to educate professionals at all levels on hair cutting technique in both seminar and classroom settings, and now he will be here with us at Salon True! We are very excited to welcome this special guest educator! You won’t want to miss this class!


We are so honored to have Oribe Creative Director, Ronnie Stam here with us to show us his exclusive tips and tricks on how to make create amazing Braids & Waves! With many achievements under his belt, Ronnie is a hairstylist legend who’s talent is in demand all across the world! He has worked behind the scenes for fashion, TV, runway, music videos, film, photography, and even on tour with bands such as Aerosmith, and The Rolling Stones! He travels the world to teach and to inspire other stylists! YOU WON”T WANT TO MISS THIS CLASS!


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Wednesday – February 21, 2019

@ 9:30AM – 11:30AM

We are so excited to have Christian Ceja-Compin as our educator on the 21st! With over 15 years of styling experience, and 7 years as a national educator, he will be showing us exclusive tips and tricks on Oribe styling products!



Sunday – February 25, 2019 @10:00AM – 4:00PM

We are teaming up with Hairtalk Education Studio to further educate our stylists about Tape-In extensions. This certification course will allow our stylists to expand their knowledge, and take their business to the next level!


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Sunday & Monday – November 19 & November 20, 2017 @ 10:00AM – 5:00PM

This is an exclusive, hands on, two-day cutting class hosted by the one and only Nick Berardi here at Salon True.

What better way to expand your cutting technique/knowledge than by learning from one of the best in the industry!
Nick is keeping the art of hairdressing fresh, dynamic and alive with powerful Hands-On Workshops that set your creativity free.