The Institute Insider podcast takes you inside the world of beauty, barbering, the spa and beyond. Go behind the scenes of Aveda Institute Madison and sister school The Institute of Beauty and Wellness (Milwaukee) to meet the students, instructors and people who shape our community.
New episodes every Wednesday.#11 | CRUELTY-FREE COSMETOLOGY WITH SASHA MANESS Sasha Maness is a cosmetology student at our Madison campus, Aveda Institute Madison. Sahsa is a vegan, and in this episode, she talks vegan cosmetics and shares why that is important to her. Sasha also shares her joruney and how the program is going so far. Follow Sasha @svmanessbeauty #10 | HEALING A COMMUNITY WITH WHITNEY FISHER Whitney Fisher is a massage therapy student at The Institute of Beauty and Wellness. In this episode, Whitney shares her journey and talks about what stress of the modern era means for the wellness industry. She also discusses Whitney’s plans to bring healing to her community. Follow Whitney @divine.touch2 #9 | BACK TO SCHOOL WITH STUDENT MARGO EIS Margo Eis is a cosmetology student at Aveda Institute Madison. Margo shares how her mother inspired Margo to get into cosmetology. She also talks about what it’s like to balance life and school in today’s world. Follow Margo @excellence.in.styling #8 | FINDING YOUR JOURNEY WITH STUDENT ALISON EDDY Listen to Aveda Institute Madison Ayurveda Esthetics student Alison Eddy talk about her nine year journey into the wellness industry. Before enrolling in the Ayureda Esthetic program, Alison obtained a 4-year degree in speech pathology. Hear how she ended up on a new career path in the beauty industry. Follow Alison @thealisoneddy #7 | GET TO KNOW ASSISTANT DIRECTOR ARI OLDENBURG Meet Ari, the assistant director of our Madison campus, Aveda Institute Madison. Ari shares her journey about getting started in the industry and how she became the assistant director at the school. Follow Ari @ao_avedamadison #6 | ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: TWIS THE BARBER The Institute of Beauty and Wellness alumni Christopher Taylor, also known as Twis, shares the story of his journey into barbering. Get to know Twis and the barbershop, Fresh Look Barber & Beauty Lounge (7518 W Fond Du Lac Ave), where he now works.