Aviva Sunless Tanning Academy:
Hello and welcome to Aviva Sunless Tanning Academy, the leading spray tanning specialists in the North East, and online to students across the U.S. and Canada. Perfect for New York area professionals, we offer beginner and advanced spray tanning courses at our training facilities in NYC (in Lower Manhattan next to Battery Park) and Boston MA. We provide monthly onsite classes in both locations, and an interactive online training center for anyone who cannot attend in person. Whatever level of spray tanner you are, and whatever type of training you would like to receive, we look forward to helping you.
Sunless Spray Tanning Certification Programs:
At Aviva Sunless Tanning Academy, we teach our students:
- How to spray tan properly to achieve a natural-looking tan (how to avoid the “orange” look)
- How to become a Spray Consultant rather than just a spray technician by customizing the right spray tanning solution for each client based on skin and body type
- How to price your services to attract and retain clients
- How to convert your first-time visitors into clients for life and convince your non-tanning clients to try your sunless tanning service
- How to get a 100% success rate. Your clientele will be walking, talking testimonials for your company.
- How to duplicate the practices of the salons & spas generating over $100,000 per year from their spray tanning businesses
- How to employ effective marketing and be able to track the results
- How to maintain a steady stream of clients even during the winter months
Online Spray Tanning Programs / Web-based Study:
For students who can't make it to our training facility, we have developed a unique and interactive online learning environment which provides a digital web-based extension of our courses, available when you want it: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- The Sunless 101 Online Course:
This 3-hour class is appropriate for beginners up to intermediate level spray tanning professionals and allows you to study at your own pace. This is a detailed look at sunless tanning and will leave you feeling more confident in adding this profitable service to your treatment menu. Whether you are brand new to the industry or if you had spray tanned in the past and want to touch up on your knowledge & technique, we’ll give you the practical tips you need to get started. This is an online course, complete with an in-depth demonstration of the technique, downloadable workbook, an interactive training session and your certificate of completion.
- The Sunless Master Online Course:
A 3 hour course that allows you to study at your own pace. You must have completed the Sunless 101 or been spraying for 2 years or more before you are ready for this level of artistry. In this program, we take you from being a competent spray tan consultant into becoming a sunless guru, offering unique and value-added options for your clients such as body contouring, muscle enhancement and adding premium services to your menu. This is perfect for estheticians, stylists, cosmetologists and mobile businesses who want to expand their skill set now that they have mastered the fundamentals and want to offer their clients a more customized and premium service.
"I’ve just done the Sunless 101 Online Course. Thank you so much! It was of so much help to me and with all the tips I've learned...now I have a lot of more confidence after this course."
- Sanet Schonken, Mobile Spray Tan Business Owner, Hartenbos, Western Cape, SA
In-Class Spray Tanning Certification Programs:
- Sunless 101 Program (1-day Basic to Intermediate level course):
A comprehensive program appropriate for basic beginners up to intermediate level spray tanning professionals that takes place monthly at Aviva Academy in Woburn, MA (near Boston, includes complimentary breakfast and lunch). This is a great opportunity for you to practice hands-on techniques with your own model and be coached by the professionals. The course is great preparation for those who wish, for example, to work in spas, makeup studios, hair salons, spray tanning salons and mobile spray tanning businesses as a sunless tanning consultant.
Aviva Labs Sunless Tanning Certification will be awarded to you at the completion of the Sunless 101 Course (either on-site or online). The onsite course is a full day of learning and often sells out very quickly so please e-mail us today via our "Contact Us" page to reserve your place!
- Sunless Master Program (1-day Advanced level course):
An advanced class onsite at Aviva Academy in Woburn, MA (includes complimentary breakfast and lunch). This program is perfect for estheticians, stylists, cosmetologists and mobile businesses who want to expand their skill set now that they have mastered the fundamentals and want to offer their clients a more customized and premium service. You must have completed Sunless 101 or been spraying for 2 years or more before you are ready for this level of artistry.
In this advanced program, you spend the majority of this full day of learning expressing your artistry with models, incorporating the techniques we teach you into your own ability to craft amazing sunless tans. We will teach you unique and value-added options that you can offer your clients, such as body contouring, muscle enhancement and adding premium services to your menu.
"The hands-on demonstration was helpful. I’m definitely a visual learner and benefited from having the one-on-one training to show me how to do the spray tan."
- Stephanie Kilcoin, Spray Tan Consultant, Nature’s Spa, Plainville, CT
"I enjoy the classes that I have been to, Sunless 101 and the Masters Course. They are informative and hands on…As for helping me grow in my business it has helped tremendously. Thank you very much!!"
- Jessica Shaw, Salon Owner, Sebago, ME