29 Aug Instructor Spotlight – Chandra
The instructor spotlight is a monthly Q&A blog piece that focuses on why the instructor loves teaching at the Institute of Beauty and Wellness, advice about joining the industry, and more.
INSTRUCTOR: CHANDRA | PROGRAM: MANICURING
WHERE WERE YOU BEFORE BECOMING A MANICURING INSTRUCTOR?
I was At Salon Medusa in Brookfield, an Aveda concept salon and spa, as a nail technician and esthetician.
WHAT IS THE MOST REWARDING PART ABOUT BEING AN EDUCATOR?
Being part of the students’ education process. It is an honor and privilege to give students an education in the beauty industry.
IN YOUR OPINION, THE PERFECT MANICURE IS _________.
In my opinion the perfect manicure is one that is satisfying to the eye. When you can’t stop looking at your nails, it’s a job well done!
IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT IS THE BIGGEST POINT OF DIFFERENCE THE INSTITUTE OF BEAUTY AND WELLNESS OFFERS?
The biggest point of difference is the excellent guest education students receive while attending The Institute of Beauty and Wellness. Above and beyond, this education is still open to alumni after they have graduated along with the different programs we offer. We have the best selection of classes offered in the beauty industry.
WHAT IS ONE OF THE MOST FUN OR INTERESTING EXPERIENCES YOU HAVE HAD AT IBW?
Taking alumni pictures for IBW last August [Chandra is an IBW alumni]! I really enjoyed it. It was interesting to see all the different alumni and where we ended up working in the industry.
DO YOU HAVE ANY ADVICE FOR SOMEONE CONSIDERING THE BEAUTY OR WELLNESS INDUSTRY AS A CAREER OPTION?
Do not put it off. Believe in yourself. Follow your passion. You won’t be disappointed.
FILL IN THE BLANK: “ON MY DAYS OFF, I LIKE TO ____.”
I like to receive wellness services, especially pedicures.