Education and Classes

As an ACE Akzentz Certified Educator,  I am happy to offer a wide range of Gel-based product, art and design, shaping and certificate classes to suit your needs. If you have questions about a class, please contact me for more pricing, information on booking and dates. Classes are available to certified Nail Technicians only.





Akzentz Certificate Classes  - With four amazing products to choose from, Akzentz Certificate classes will give you all the tools you need to create beautiful nails.  Each Akzentz class includes a great kit with products to use in class and for salon use, as well as a full day of hands on education. Classes are taught as individual or group, in the salon located in Grand Forks, BC.  I am also available to travel for group classes. 


Pro-Formance UV/LED Hard Gel System - Pro-Formance is the perfect choice for creating beautiful nail enhancements. The high quality and strength is achieved through Diamond Strength Technology (DST) which utilizes superior molecular cross-linking. Pro-Formance will maintain its durability regardless of your client's lifestyle.


Luxio Soak off UV/LED Gel Polish - Luxio is 100% pure gel that is odorless and solvent free. Formulated to coat and protect the natural nail, Luxio delivers ease of application along with maximum control. Luxio is the perfect choice for a long lasting gel manicure or pedicure.


Options Soak Off UV/LED Gel - A unique alternative nail enhancement that demonstrates the true beauty in nails. Minimal filing is required leaving the natural nail undamged. Easily removed by filing or using Akzentz Enviro Soak & Remove or Soak Off solution.


Gel Play UV/LED - Unleash your creativity with Akzentz newest line of UV/Led soak off gel that is specifically developed for nail art. Bring out your creative spirit with the unmatched potential of these highly pigmented colours and glitters. Gel Play is the ultimate choice for creating vibrant nail art.


Online Classes

Online classes are also available through - I have a selection of rotating live classes, and on demand classes as well - ranging from nail shaping, art and more, all working with gel. Check out for all the information and to register for an online class!

Private Training Classes 


One On One Classes These individual classes are customized just for you. Book as many hours as you would like, and we can go over whatever you are needing help with - shaping, art, trouble shooting, etc.  


Private Certificate Classes


These classes are non-product specific, and available for either group or one or one training.  These classes are taught at the salon. On location group classes can be arranged as well.


Beginner Nail Shaping Class - This is a great class for new techs to sharpen up basic shaping skills. We will cover square, oval and round shapes, as well as proper form placement and filing techniques.


Intermediate Shaping - Learn how to create the perfect salon square, almond, coffin, ballerina and stiletto nails with gel. Learn perfect form placement, and filing techniques.


Advanced Shaping - Learn to create sleek, extreme shapes using gel - Stiletto, Edge, Russian Almond


French Perfection - Still struggling with sculpting the perfect French nail? This class will cover sculpting a perfect French nail, reverse French,

Ombre French and custom mixing cover pink gel. 


Perfect Ombre - Nail your ombre with this class! You will learn how to perfect the perfect ombre look using different types of gel.


Mixed Gel Art Designs - The designs for this class change every few months, so there is always something new to learn! 


3D Gel Designs- Learn how to use gel to create beautiful 3D art for every day salon nails and more! 


3D Acrylic Designs - Use acrylic to create every day flowers, leaves, and bows to wow your clients


One Stroke Nail Art - Beginner 1   This is a series of 5 classes introducing you to the basics of One Stroke Nail Art. You will learn the needed skills to start creating beautiful designs.


One Stroke Nail Art - Intermediate 2   The next step,  after completion of Beginner 1, these next 5 classes will take you even further with your painting skills.


Online Classes

Travel and time away from home might not always be an option.

I have a series of pre-recorded online classes for Licensed Techs available at

I'm also happy to offer my classes one on one online if we can't connect in person. Please contact me for available time options.



Class Policies, Payments and Cancelations 




Private and Akzentz Certificate Classes

One on One pricing - $60/hour or $375 for a full *8hour day

2 or more people -group class pricing starts at $225 per day 

Akzentz classes  - groups of 2 or more - are $225 plus tax.


Akzentz classes come with a full class kit. Private classes have optional kits. If you would like to me to put a kit together for private classes, the cost for those will extra. Payment will be due for custom kits prior to ordering.



Class payment is due in full 2 weeks prior to the class. That gives me enough time to order your kits and organize the class.


If a class needs to be reschduled, and it is already paid for, the payment will be transfered to the next date. 


If you have to cancel with less than 72 hours notice, only your payment for your class will be transfered to another class.  If your class comes with a product kit, they are non refundable and non transferable, as the kits are ordered for you.  That portion of your payment will not be carried forward, but your kit will be available to you to take home.