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We are Founders and co-owners, GARY HOWSE and MANUEL BENEVICH, who remain actively involved in the contribution to your daily success.


We are EDUCATORS who have high performance standards, are artistic, highly skilled, and nationally certified.


We are FUTURE PROFESSIONALS who not only enhance our guests’ appearance, but also make people feel good about themselves with a high touch approach.


We are A UNIQUE PROFESSIONAL SALON AND SPA CULTURE that shares a common value system between Aveda and Gary Manuel Salon.


We are providers of a CUSTOMIZED CURRICULUM that supports, and goes beyond, basic state board requirements.


We are proud to supply only the FINEST TOOLS AND SUPPLIES.


We are committed to honoring INDIVIDUAL LEARNING STYLES, developing PERSONAL CREATIVITY and having FUN.


We are strong believers in giving personal education and inspiration from a vast array of local and international INDUSTRY ICONS.


We are ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE, we care for the world through reducing, reusing, and recycling.


We are STRONGLY ALLIED with salons and spas locally and worldwide, including more than 7,000 Aveda salons and spas.


We are CENTRALLY LOCATED in an accessible urban core that provides abundant opportunities and inspiration to maximize your creative experience.


We are PHILANTHROPISTS who are recognized for being actively involved in environmental and health issues that affect our community and the world at large.