Aspire Barber and Beauty Academy is dedicated to providing the highest quality education and training in the beauty industry. With a team of experienced and talented instructors, we strive to create a welcoming and supportive learning environment for all of our students.

Offering a range of programs, designed to give our students the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the industry. Our curriculum is constantly evolving to reflect the latest techniques and trends in the beauty world, ensuring that our graduates are equipped with the most up-to-date skills and knowledge.

In addition to our comprehensive coursework, we also offer hands-on training and opportunities for real-world experience through internships and partnerships with local salons and spas. Our goal is to give our students the confidence and expertise they need to succeed in their careers, whether they choose to work in a salon or spa setting, or to open their own business.

We are committed to supporting our students every step of the way, from enrollment to graduation and beyond. If you are passionate about beauty and want to make a career out of it, we invite you to join us at our beauty school and start your journey towards success today.

With over 2 decades behind the chair, Stephanie is a Redken SES Certified Color Specialist and Certified Easy Hair Pro Extensionist.

An accomplished Licensed Barber Instructor, Stephanie is passionate about sharing her expertise in the industry with our next generation of barbers and stylists.

In 2002 Tracey made the decision to change her career and life forever by becoming a Master Barber. Now, 21 years later, her passion for the beauty industry and the betterment of quality education has created Aspire Barber and Beauty Academy. 

An American Board Certified Colorist, Tracey is 1 of fewer than 3,000 stylist in the world representing the highest level of colorists in the industry. 

Tracey has a Masters of Balayage, is Bellami Extension Certified 
and proud owner and founder 
of Salon Today Top 200 Salon
Loxx Salon and Spa

After 13 years experience in higher education, including serving as the associate dean of Nashville State Community College, Mike’s journey as a partner in education continues with Aspire Barber and Beauty Academy. 

Helping students to achieve success in the industry by not only focusing on the technical aspects of styling but the business behind the beauty.



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Aveda was founded on the belief that all things are connected. 

Our Belief

The Aveda culture is less about the bottom line and more about making a difference in the world.

Giving Back

The Aveda Concept focus is on lifelong learning and passion for the craft.

Aveda Focus

Caring for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. 

Our Mission

Learn with the best products in the industry with sustainable, fair-trade sourcing and 100% Vegan and cruelty free products

Natural Beauty

Hands on experience is just as
important as curriculum learning.

Everything in business is learnable, fixable, and figureoutable.

Work life balance is possible.
For everyone.

We believe:

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