Higher Education
For Hairdressers



Pony has the potential to be the best education in the country. Pony could be the new destination.
— Michael Gordon, founder of Bumble & Bumble, Hairstory, and Isle of Roses

All classes are in hosted our education center at Pony Studios in Oakland unless clearly specified. Classes are intimate, hands-on, and always with live models.

Pony Educators each have over a decade of experience in training thousands of hairdressers all over the country, have extensive fashion week experience, have led high fashion editorial shoots, and all still work behind the chair. They are some of the most talented razor cutting and styling educators in the world.


Pony Studios offers premium education by distinguished educators of our industry‚Äôs elite. Our aim is to inspire and empower with wisdom and clear articulation of classic and modern cutting and styling techniques. 

Pony Educators have a keen understanding of technical skills, philosophy of hairdressing, and an ability to develop the eye. They have extensive experience backstage at fashion week, supporting editorial sessions, and working behind the chair. 

Students will leave with CONFIDENCE. Live demos aim to inspire and hands-on education on live models will help bridge the gap between current skillset and mastery.

Interview with the legend and mentor Michael Gordon.

Interview with the legend and mentor Michael Gordon.