About Lab Classes

All private session classes are with a 30 year experienced Nail Instructor. Students will book their class dates online, by text or email after planning. Most attend their first day within 1-2 months of their payment in full or down payment.


  • Students pick their class day/time
  • available Mon-Fri between 10am-9pm
  • Weekend times start at 10:30am, 2pm or 5:30pm
    Saturday available in Jan-Aug and in Dec (NO Sat in Sept-Nov)
    Sundays offered Jan-Sept and Nov-Dec (Rare Sun in Oct)
  • class time is about 3 hours minimum
  • no classes before 10am or after 9pm

RULES: (we have a unique course and keep openings with these rules)

  • about 60hrs of work online before Day 1
  • can not book more than 2 days per month
  • can not book more than 1 day per week
  • max group is 4 if they enrolled together
  • payment plan students must make a monthly payment to attend past Day 1 and will not be released to take the state exams for licensing until the course is paid in full


Sanitation with Nail service safety

Career options with an understanding of client retention

Explaination of Cuticle and callus care 

Tips, Adhesion & Chemical understanding

Acrylic Nails including sculpting & odorless application

Other nail training is based on current skill, course completion work, progress in timing to finish and from Q&A in class

Students should constantly attend advance Pro classes after getting licensed like CND, OPI, Kupa, GelX, ANT etc. This can be done at yearly beauty trade shows in California, Florida, Tennesse, Nevada or New York or by Professional Nail product manufacturers.  The Instructor sells one day advance training outside of licensed school training. 


Free parking is right in front of the door. This neighborhood is a safe and quite in a rural area. THINGS NEARBY
There are no steps or stairs to get into the school. Hallways, seating and the bathroom is wheelchair accessible. The front entry door swings both ways.
There are about 15 minutes of dark windy roads if coming from the Zion Crossroads area. Rides like Uber and Lyft are not available from here. The closest lodging is at Zion Crossroads or in Charlottesville at the Pantops Area

Online study and contact with instructor is available when closed

Mar 13-19

May 11-15

June 10-19

July TBA

Aug TBA between 19-26

Sept TBA no sat & rare sun

Oct TBA no sat & no sun

Nov 21-27 no sat & rare sun

Dec 21-Jan 1

Jan 1-2

Dates are subject to change/reschedules for rare required state meetings & training events

Students enrolling in Sept-Dec get 7 months to finish because of holiday closures


The Instructor (Mrs. Vivian) is trying to retire and close the school in 2026 to start her dog boarding business. Students enrolling after 2023 will see a reduce class day availability. Currently 20-25 class days are available per month and in 2024 the class availability per month will be 15-20 days between Mon-Sun.

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