High quality, hands-on learning experience dedicated to advancing salon professionals and their careers.



Gain invaluable training that will add essential skills and new techniques to your cutting, coloring and styling repertoire.



Concrete Education founder, Christine Zilinski is an expert trainer, salon owner, educator, stylist, industry speaker, and business consultant.



Elevate the industry of hair with an educational experience like no other. Led by Christine Zilinski, owner of Salon Concrete and Concrete Education, students are immersed in a high quality, hands-on learning experience dedicated to advancing salon professionals and their careers.
Small classes are tailored to suit each individual whether you have years of experience or are a recent cosmetology graduate. A limited number of spots are available and fill up quickly due to the intimate nature of the program.
Core Cutting Phase 2
Concrete Education’s Core Cutting Phase 2 is the second in a series of 2-day core cutting classes designed to build on the indispensable theory and skill learned in Core Cutting Phase 1. Sign Up >>


Being a part of a Leadership Mastermind was Amazing! Christine’s facilitation and leadership skills inspired me to be a better salon owner and continue on growing my own leadership skills. The ability to network and share with like-minded business owners is priceless. I would recommend anyone wanting to build their business and leadership be a part of one of the masterminds” – Kellie Johnson, Owner Elan Hair Studio, Sea Girt, NJ and Blush Sea Girt, NJ

Christine’s workshops were nothing short of inspiring. Our group is made up of accomplished managers with years of experience. They can be a tough audience to say the least, but she completely captured them with her energy, conviction and the undeniable truth of her message. Christine is a skilled professional with highly developed leadership and people skills. She is empathetic, discrete and gracious under pressure. If you have the opportunity to work with Christine, take it! – Elena Kish, Chief Operating Office, Panico Salon & Spa

Christine helped me pinpoint my greatest challenges in maximizing my efforts to accomplish my business goals and helped me set my priorities straight. Her leadership style is a benefit to any organization. I am certain that her words and commitment had an incredible impact on my team. Her ability to connect to a variety of personalities, cultures, and ages is a true gift! – Jack Panico, Owner, CEO Panico Salon & Spa


High quality learning experience while developing an ongoing relationship with each one of our students.

With over 20 years experience as a creative and technical stylist, a salon owner, and a certified Salon Strategies Business Consultant, I have coached and mentored countless stylists and salon owners nationwide. I have taken my talents on the road with Concrete Education, delivering in-salon seminars to salon owners and stylists. I work to develop customized education programs that meet the needs of salons both short and long term.

Concrete Education will also host ongoing education classes at Salon Concrete. There will be opportunities for Salon Concrete stylists to participate and help grow this area of Concrete Education.


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