Sankofa Braiding Academy is under Sankofa Braiding & Natural HairCare, LLC.
The Academy was established in November 2015, in the east bay of northern California by Cynthia Obleton. Cynthia Obleton is a Certified Trichologist, Licensed Cosmetologist, Certified Master Educator by Milady CIMA, Certified Master Braider and Organic Hair Care Formulator and has been in the beauty business for over 20 years. All in-person classes are held in Sankofa Braiding & Natural HairCare Salon.
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The Academy leverages Online teaching as well as hands-on-training so that students learn the braiding techniques of basic corn row (cane row), singles (plaits), twists and locs, among others.
Learn various hair braiding skills
This four-week course is designed for entrepreneurial minded individuals who would like to secure a financial future in the booming natural hair care industry. Through hands on training and observation of experienced instructors, students are taught Braiding techniques, Art & Science of hair, choosing hair care products, and opening and operating a natural hair care salon. By the end of the course, students will have honed a skill with a historical and cultural heritage recognized worldwide, received a certificate, and be well prepared to open their own hair salon.
Our Basic/Advanced hair braiding class is offered (1) One day a week(Sunday) in-person for FOUR weeks to become a professionally Trainer Hair Braider from11am to 4pm.
There will be homework assignments as well as online theory classes.
Call: 510-630-6858 or 510-463-4644 or Email: Sankofabraiding@gmail.com