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AWARD WINNING- TSPA Rapid City March 4, 2024

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We take pride at The Salon Professional Academy!  As an AWARD WINNING cosmetology,
esthetics, massage therapy and nail technology academy, we are always striving to provide
the very best in education to our students.  This will then allow us to provide the most
cutting-edge services to our guests!

People often ask what sets us apart from other schools and these are just a few ways we strive to do just that. All our cosmetology students are provided with Sam Villa tools in their student kits. These high-quality tools are the same tools Sam Villa uses personal and our students will learn to use them to perfect their craft! The partnership we have with Sam Villa allows us to expand the level of education for our students through Sam Villa’s industry leading programs.  Sam Villa has been a leader in the hair industry having won the prestigious NAHA Award in 2021 for Educator of the Year. Sam’s tools have provided stylists with the opportunity to effortlessly perfect the looks their guests are asking for. Our students will learn to create those looks for the guests that come
to TSPA in Rapid City.  The student kits will include Sam Villa’s razor, combs, clips, brushes,
blow dryer and even thermal tools. The Salon Professional Academy in Rapid City is the only cosmetology school in SD offering this partnership to our students.

  • As for our esthetic students, there are a lot of tools and products we have added to enhance their education!  Our Esthetic students will enjoy learning the Circadia Professional Skin Care products to enhance the benefits of the high-tech Bio-Therapeutic equipment. Our students will learn LED Light Therapy, BT-Nano Technology and BT-Titan, a unique technique used to induce the production of collagen better enhancing the skins texture, reduce the appearance of fine lines. In addition our esthetic students will learn 3 different types of microdermabrasion. In combination of the equipment and products our esthetic students will be able to customize a treatment plan specifically to improve the look of your skin’s texture, address visible signs of skin aging specifically for you!  Each Esthetic student will receive their very own BT-zoom for analyzing the skin, BT-Sonic for a deep cleansing, BT-Microcurrent used to comfortably perform extractions and/or infuse products deep into the tissue of the epidermis. in their student kit! As the esthetic students learn the wonders of the Circadia chemical peels they will help to give guests their smoothest skin yet.  These peels help promote cell turnover to rejuvenate the skin and address a wide range of skin challenges.  Each esthetic student will learn how to prescribe the proper peel for the guests and then provide the treatment that comes with
    that protocol.  Circadia products are also be included in the Esthetic and Cosmetology student kits helping them learn a high-end professional skin care line prior to graduation. Providing the very best education to our students is the top priority of The Salon Professional Academy.  It is our mission to train our students to enter the beauty industry as the most prepared of any graduates in the Midwest.  We feel providing our students with high quality tools and products will better prepare them for the future, thus further help us achieve this mission!

    If you would like to enroll in one of our programs, visit or call our
    admissions department at 605=342-0697.
    If you are a guest that would like to book one of our amazing students for a service, please
    call 605-342-0697.

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