Stylist/ Instructor/ Coach
About the instructor
I am MOST passionate about creating opportunities for people to experience transformation and reach for their dreams! Stylists, salon owners and anyone interested in creating beautiful hairstyles.... Welcome!
I started in the Beauty Industry in 1980 and enjoyed seasons as a salon owner, Updo educator, platform artist and webmaster.
Then, I moved into the wedding industry educating brides as well as wedding planners on how help brides avoid wedding morning madness. I was a freelance on location artist for high end weddings in New England and NYC.
I am the author of two books, The Morning of Your Wedding and The Business of Bridal Beauty.
In 2005 I "left" the beauty industry for a decade joining my husband, who is a licensed mental health counselor, to live and serve as a coach/mentor at two residential addictions treatment centers. I lead self-improvement and life skills workshops, I helped run trauma groups, as well as crafting events and up-cycling interiors with the residents.
Currently, I am a certified Clarity Coach working in our Mental Health Practice while creating courses on the things I am passionate about for Thinkific!
Find me on Instagram I'd love to follow each other! @gretchenmaurer
Also, please be encouraged to post and interact on my FaceBook page
Plus join my private group: Updo and Hairstyle Education Group
Welcome to Half Up Half Down Hairstyles for Curly Hair
You may have been interested in one or all of these styles but the biggest take away from my training's is how a style is broken down into steps. If you can focus on the steps and see how they build, then you can apply this method to all of your updos.
Half up half down looks are very popular with all ages and a good fit for all style preferences.
My steps will allow you to alter the finished look for your and your clients personal tastes.
These are great to follow and learn while doing but the training will also grow your creativity and confidence too.
I hope to see you inside and always feel free to reach out to me on social media!