Welcome to The Academy!
This is the creative school for the ambitious, curious, and professional hairdressers and educators.

We know that education is key to improve and to get inspired as a hairdresser, businessperson, and creator. The Academy includes both mandatory and optional courses, so we can make sure to provide our customers with a well-educated team of hairdressers. Are you a professional hairdresser who wants to join our team of educators?

”We always strive to find the best educators in our industry.”


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The Academy

Instructors

We always strive to find the best in our industry to inspire and develop our team. That is why we have partnered up with inspirational instructors that we know will bring out the best in our Educators.

Marie Sevlidis

MarieSevlidis

“Education has always been a huge part of my career, both as a hairdresser and businesswoman. The most important thing is to never be too comfortable and always strive for new knowledge and inspiration. To be able to educate new Educators within Maria Nila is so exciting and I love sharing my knowledge!”

Meet Marie Sevlidis
Floor Kleyne

FloorKleyne

"I love and admire Maria Nila because of their vision. The fact that the products are vegan and cruelty free made me fall in love with the brand instantly. To me, it’s haircare and styling without any compromise. It’s been a blast working with the team every time, thanks to their fun and laid-back attitude.”

Meet Floor Kleyne
The Academy

Courses

We want our Educators to improve and to perfect their passion of work! That is why we are offering a selection of optional courses within several fields of know-how. The Academy courses are held by some of the best within the professional business. We have mandatory intro classes and optional deep dives for you to become the best at what you love! It is also a perfect way for you to learn and share your knowledge with the rest of your team.

"Education should be professional, conscious and playful"

Educator Experience
Mandatory

Intro

  • Maria Nila: History, growth, and values
  • Production & Innovation
  • Product information
Duration: Half day
  • Bleach & Colour Collection
Duration: Full day
  • Chemistry & Anatomy
Duration: Full day x2
Educator Experience
Optional

Educator Experience

  • Colour Collection
  • Bleach Collection
  • Care & Styling
  • Colour Refresh
  • Perm
  • Cutting Technique's & Trends
  • Presentation Technique's
  • Anatomy & Chemistry
  • Marketing & Trends

Educators

We are proud to present our Educators! We work with some of the best in the business that are here to educate and train our salon customers and distributors all around the world within the Maria Nila portfolio. An educator has a mandatory Academy Education and have finished our intro courses.

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Ida Plantin
Educator
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Ida is our inspiring Educator and has been in the industry for 11 years. She is a true expert in bleach and blonde results!
She loves the daily work in her salon as much as she loves educating and sharing knowledge.
Ida inspires of sharing her knowledge and see the result of her education, both in her own work and in others!

Location: Specialty:
Katrineholm - Sweden Bleach and blondes
Erika Torstensson

ErikaTorstensson

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Erika Torstensson
Educator
ErikaTorstensson

Erika is our creative Educator who loves colour! In Erikas classes you can expect a lot of knowledge but also a relaxed and fun class where you can learn and share with each other. Erika loves to play around with Colour Refresh, both in her own hair and in her classes.

Location: Specialty:
Oslo - Norway Creative Colours
June Eriksen

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June Eriksen
Educator
JuneEriksen

June has been in the industry since 1993 and during the years she has tried almost everything, but her specialty are right now cutting and styling.

June is working a lot with productions in TV, films and photoshoots. She has also done several successful competitions, both in Norway and globally.

Grace Coddington has inspired June in several ways, especially with her quote:

"Keep your eyes open. Because whatever can inspire you."

Location: Specialty:
Oslo - Norway Precision styling
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Maren Berner
Educator
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Maren has been in the industry for six years and has recently started to educate within Maria Nila. 

To be able to educate others, but at the same time learning something from them is Maren's favourite thing by her daily work. 

She always has sub-goals and her speciality are bleach and different balayage techniques.

Location: Specialty:
Stavanger - Norway Bleach and balayage techniques
Kinoia Pönni

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Kinoia Pönni
Educator
KinoiaPönni

Kinoia has been in the beauty industry for 19 years and in the hair business for 15 years. She started educating when she wanted to step out of her comfort zone. Kinoia finds her inspiration everywhere – life, street vibes and new places.

"I love colours but also ingredients and the composition of a product!"

Location: Specialty:
Helsinki - Finland Product development & Colour
Josefin Johansson

Josefin Johansson

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Josefin Johansson
Educator
Josefin Johansson

Josefin has worked as a hairdresser since 2009 and loves learning new things. The best thing about her work is that she gets to meet new people all the time. What her clients might not know about her is that she play drums and would love to be the drummer of a band.

"I love to experiment and mix new and unique shades. I´m not afraid to try new recipes to find the next favorite shade!"

Location: Specialty:
Karlstad - Sweden Creative Colour
Jasmine Kurang

Jasmine Kurang

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Jasmine Kurang
Educator
Jasmine Kurang

The passion and hunger for knowledge are what made Jasmine want to start educating in the first place. Her portfolio covers educating experience in 12 different countries. The best thing about working as an Educator for Maria Nila is that it inspires her to keep improving all the time.

"I would say my main focus is understanding the chemistry behind it all. And that makes me a very good problem-solver. It also makes me strong in the colour and bleach department."

Location: Specialty:
Malmö - Sweden Chemistry
Jonas Helland

Jonas Helland

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Jonas Helland
Educator
Jonas Helland

Jonas has been in the hairdressing industry since 2003. You could say he became an Educator by coincidence. He was asked to be an assistant at a hair show and that experience led to over 13 years as an Educator for several brands before he found his way home to Maria Nila.

"My specialty is cut and styling, I love working with shapes."

Location: Specialty:
Oslo - Norway Cut and Styling
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