Meet the trainers
Eddy has been providing aesthetic treatments since starting in the industry. He has carried out medical microdermabrasion and oxygen needling and has been delivering mesotherapy and peels treatments since completing training with Toskani Cosmetics in July 2013. The Toskani Cosmetics training consisted of seven days of product familiarisation together with therapy techniques. Half the time was spent on the practical administration of the treatment protocols.
More recently Eddy has completed a second training course with Toskani Cosmetics together with two Advanced Mesotherapy courses given by Dr. Britta Knoll. These courses combined theory with practical experience and has broadened and deepened his knowledge of Mesotherapy.
He continues to refer to Dr. Javier Martinez and Dr. Britta Knoll to develop his techniques and understanding and has created the Vida training courses in collaboration with these subject matter experts.
As a fully qualified Aesthetics Technician, Silvia has been working in the beauty/aesthetics industry for over 27 years, most recently working with leading brands and companies as a freelance advisor.
Silvia spent 8 years working with a world-renowned Cosmetologist where she broadened her knowledge of the ingredients used in skincare products. More recently, for the past three years, she has been working with oncologists to advise cancer patients during their treatments.
Katie qualified in Beauty Therapy Applied Science in 2003. With over 15 years’ of industry and teaching experience, she is responsible for writing and delivering advance training to some of the UKs most prestigious clinics.
Katie also works as a full time course leader for one of the south west’s largest colleges and has as grade 1 outstanding teacher status. With a degree in teacher training Katie is passionate about anatomy and skin care and teaches a wide range of courses including advance beauty techniques and aesthetic treatments.
Sarah began her teaching career as a fitness instructor at 18 and has a natural ability to motivate and inspire others. She originally qualified with ITEC and City & Guilds in Beauty and Complementary Therapies and also has a teaching degree.
Over 15 years in the beauty industry Sarah has written bespoke qualification specifications, courses and technical papers, gaining Edexcel BTEC accreditation.
Sarah is passionate about teaching, and currently works as a Course Leader, lecturer, assessor and Lead IQA (Internal Quality Assurer) for a leading FE college in the South West. She has maintained a Grade One (outstanding) teaching profile for the past 15 years.
More recently, Sarah has worked with ITEC as an International External Examiner and has trained in more advanced beauty treatments such as ‘Plasma Lifting’.