Get educated
with Valonz

In a market that is saturated with education promises,
Valonz have been observing what is missing in Australian hairdressing education…

Bespoke Education Programs.

Thirty successful years in the Australian hairdressing industry, Valonz has housed some of Australia’s leading editorial hairdressers & won countless awards.
Valonz has an international network, where we have solid foundations with industry greats throughout the world; we want to share with you our knowledge and expertise.

A unique opportunity for you the salon owner or independent hairdresser to work with us to create education that is tailor –made to what your business & team needs and wants – in an environment where you feel confident and relaxed.

Your team
Your education
Your space

The Valonz Educators want to meet you & your team.
We are excited to work with you & share our thirty years of successful hairdressing & business skills.
Listening to what you need is paramount to creating great education that penetrates your business with real skills that your team can use on their clients whilst being inspired and refreshed!
Valonz endeavour to make our bespoke education seminars, hands on, informative, teaching you new skills & different approaches of doing business but most importantly…. feeling inspired to create beautiful hair!
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Local Salons Sessions

The platinum package is for a group of salons to come together to gain maximum leverage. A chosen salon to work as host over a two-day course.
  • Two day seminar over a Sunday / Monday
  • 9am to 5pm each day
  • Colour – Styling / Editorial – Mens Cutting – Social Media

Hands on

The gold package is a one day education seminar with a hands - on education session in your salon with two Valonz Educators. Your team are given a brief designed by your Creative director & the Valonz educators to work together on live models with the Valonz Educators working alongside each of your team.
  • One day seminar Sunday or Monday
  • 9am to 5pm
  • Colour – Cutting / Styling

Look & learn

The silver package is a look & learn education session in your salon with two Valonz Educators.
  • One day seminar Sunday or Monday
  • 9am to 5pm
  • Colour – Cutting / Styling

Look & listen

The bronze package is a Valonz education on international trends and techniques with two Valonz educators.
  • Night seminar
  • 5pm to 9pm
  • Colour – Cutting / Styling

The Educators


Renya Xydis

A career that spans decades Xydis is a powerhouse of creativity and enthusiasm.
Having worked globally on runways, campaigns, press junkets and education and running two long standing successful salons Xydis is passionate about the hairdressing industry.
Constantly pushing boundaries with her skill set, Xydis sees it as an honour to share her techniques and knowledge with todays hairdressers. Her desire for all hairdressers is to never stop growing and learning this incredible craft. Renya shares with you, her infectious enthusiasm for the craft she loves.

“In over 30 years of doing what I love, I never stop learning and I want to share with you my ideas and hopefully you share with me too! “


Danielle Deane

Having started her career over 15 years ago at Valonz & more recently spending three incredible and inspiring years in London honing her craft, Danielle is a technical colourist. Her precision & attention to detail is what stands out in her work. Her clients are die-hard followers and her chair is never empty - she delivers colour work that is clean, vibrant & leaves the hair in its finest condition. Having spent one intensive week alongside Tracey Cunningham in her salon Meche in Los Angeles & most recently working on a global Wella Campaign in London assisting uber colourist Nicola Clarke; Deane is constantly updating her craft - to be one step ahead of her industry peers here in Australia.
One of Wella Australia’s guest artists, sees Danielle travel around Australia educating hairdressers on new ideas and techniques. Armed with a can- do’ attitude, no colour challenge is too great, Deane takes on colour correction & transformations from start to finish, ensuring her clients that they are receiving the very best in colour application & technique.

“I specialise in bright & creamy blondes I have an extensive experience in a broader colour range, all techniques of balayage. I love the rich & warm palates of caramels, reds & golds, creating seamless, luxurious rich colour, that leaves my clients looking polished finished with a beautiful blow dry.”


Morgan Hill

Morgan is a versatile, interactive and precise senior stylist whose fine-tuned skill set ensures that every one of his clients receives a uniquely tailored experience. His personable demeanour and attention to detail in all that he undertakes has come to fruition through his media experience, regularly styling hair for Channel 9’s personalities such as Sylivia Jefferies and Sonia Kruger. Having trained in both classic and contemporary components, his approach is unique, with every client leaving wearing a precise and tailored style that are commercial but sharp & sophisticated and have impact.

“Taking a client from long to short doesn’t need to overwhelming for hairdressers, I will show you where to start and where to finish – let me help you showcase your cutting skills so your clientele never leave your chair”


Ash-Leigh Croker

Education is paramount for Crocker, each year she is bringing back news ideas & techniques. Croker has worked alongside on the colour floor with celebrity colourist Tracey Cunningham in Los Angeles and Aura in New York City her network of international colourists keep her abreast of trends and the market - making Croker a leader in colour education techniques that are being done on some of the world’s most famous faces.
On an international level having been requested by Wella Global to work on the new season collection creating colour trends for the Wella worldwide campaign.
With a slew of Sydney’s it- girls such as models Bambi Northwood Blyth, Fernanda Hin Lion Ly, Jesinta Campbell, Ruby-Jean Wilson, Nicole Trunfio, & radio personality Sophie Monk. Bloggers Elle Ferguson & Tash Sefton from They All Hate Us, Alana Pallister from Gypspallster, The Joye Report’s Paula Joye, MTV’s Carisa Walford & singer’s Jessica Mauboy & Sneaky Sound Systems Connie Mitchell. PR giant Roxy Jacenko along with fashion designers, Dan Single of Ksubi, Kirrilly Johnson, Camilla of Camilla & Marc, Rebecca Vallance & the striking redhead Genevieve Smart of Ginger & Smart.

“Come with me on a colour journey and discover all the ways colour can transform your client’s hair through multi dimensional colour techniques – let’s think outside the square. Let me show you how to be brave with colour – I will take you to colour places no one has shown you before!  “


Haleema Harris-Moraitis

As a Certified Master Colour Qualification & Colour Educator “Healthy hair is number one for me” says Haleema who gives the best colour detox in the business, the mathematician of hair colour. One of the founding staff members of the Valonz team, Haleema’s classic and precise colour work can be seen on many A-list actresses and celebrities. Nicole Kidman, Miranda Otto, Rebecca Gibney, Delta Goodrem, Jennifer Hawkins, Natalie Imbruglia and Collette Dinnigan.
Having worked on Wella Global campaigns & working alongside LA great Tracey Cunnigham, Haleema’s passion drives her finely honed technical ability and her brilliantly precise colouring techniques. She is constantly applying new technology, techniques and knowledge and is a highly regarded national spokesperson for Wella. She is one of the leading colour educators at Valonz inspiring and guiding the team. Editorial credits include: Harper’s Bazaar; Vogue; Marie Claire; Madison; Instyle; Sydney Magazine; Sunday Magazine.

“If you love what you do, it will show in your colour work – colour is explosive and subtle at the same time – let me show you how to master the two! I have mastered my craft for the last thirty years, I want you to feel the same passion I have for colour – let’s create together!“


Keiren Street

Street’s solid career has spanned over two decades & one of Australia’s busiest editorial stylists, Street has worked with famous faces such as Jennifer Hawkins, Toni Collette, Cate Blanchett, Gennifer Goodwin, Asher Keddie, Rose Byrne.
Regularly requested for the fashion packs campaigns he is responsible for the looks of The Iconic, Sony, Loveable, David Jones, Mount Franklin, Le Specs Model Co, OPSM, Max Factor, Tiger Lilly, Sportscraft, Toni Matcevski Ellery and Sass bide. His work is featured in Grazia, Cosmo, Marie Claire, Instyle Emporium, The Sydney Magazine Oyster, Stellar , Sunday Life , Gritty Pretty and Harpers Bazaar. As hair director for 4 years for the department giant Myer from 2005 to 2009.
He has worked in Eugene Souilmans team in Paris and locally at MBFW since 2002.

“Let me take the guess work out of what the expectations and outcomes are when working on editorial shoots – how to interpret briefs and create beautiful hair that the client desires.”


Nathen Di Natale

Senior Stylist & Colourist Nathen Di Natale is a master of beautiful women’s hair, he’s a stylist with a passion for big, bouncy blowdries and a love for styles that enhance the natural texture of the hair.
Under the guise of social media influencer @theofficialhairblogger , Nathen knows what it takes to capture the perfect shot & layout an instagram grid that is the envy of all. This has seen him rise a the new “micro influencers” with hair care brands requesting his posts.
As a hair stylist Nathen has an incredible ability to cut and style in harmony with the natural texture of his client’s hairNathen has the highest regard for personalised service, setting out to tailor his technique to each and every one of his client’s unique needs. He consistently goes above and beyond to achieve the desired results for his cuts and colours, always giving his own personal VIP treatment and making sure to keep his client’s hair feeling luxurious and high end.

“Capture your work and share with the world! Want to nail those big sexy waves or tight and precise braids so they are camera ready? This is my specialty. I will help you decipher the maze of apps and lightening that really work for your social media accounts that will gain you followers and clientele”


Aiden Xydis

A fine tuned barber and master of his craft as a bespoke men’s Barber. Xydis has established himself as the the go- to cutter for celebrity and high profile personalities such as Chris Hemsworh, Simon Baker, Thomas Cocquerel, Chris Perceval, Matt Le Nevez, Ian Thorpe & David Wenham this is just to name but a few.
In addition to his body of work as a Barber, Aiden has been making waves on the editorial circuit, working with the likes of Russh Magazine, Kelvin Harries, Style Me Romy, Matches, General Pants and directing men’s hair for the Ten Pieces show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2015 at the iconic Bondi Icebergs.
His work is traditional and classic with sharp and clean lines that give precsion haircuts for all his clientele.

“I’m influenced by the Barbers in Rotterdam in Amsterdam; they have the perfect mix of classic refinement and cutting edge charm. I love doing sleek, sharp cuts and lifting my client’s image to new heights. There’s something about relaxed, graduated styles that are effortlessly cool too. It’s about getting to know your client, giving them an exclusive experience and giving them the kind of cut they always dreamt of – let me take you through haircuts that are commercial yet have a distinctive edge”


Stuart Bane

As a finalist for British Colour Technician of the Year and over two decades of experience, Colour Director Bane is one the countries most accomplished colourists. A Certified Master Colour Qualification / UK Wella Professional Ambassador, hairdressing to Bane is about a freedom to be creative. Having an enormous portfolio of international experience & no nonsense approach Bane brings a level of industry prestige & knowledge.
While in the UK Bane travel extensively throughout Europe educating hairdressers on colour techniques and formulas. Locally Stuart works with Wella ANZ as a key educator for hairdressers implementing new products with salons across Australia. His work is featured editorially in Australian publications and he has worked alongside hairdressing great Eugene Souliman on his team backstage in Paris.

“I have an intense passion for creative & seamless colour work. The work that I love is technical and tailored to each individual. I endeavour to know every last thing about my craft so that I can pass the knowledge onto my clients & peers”

Our Network

The Valonz network is far & wide, we align ourselves with the worlds most innovative hairdressers both locally & around the globe. Over the last three decades we have built solid & genuine relationships with hairdressers and colourists who have work on the most coveted clients and iconic fashion houses.
For many years we have sent our team near & far to spend time with our legion of experts to share and learn new techniques and ideas and bring them back into our salons and share with not only our team but also use in our clients!
We at Valonz Education want to bring these local & international artists to you! Inspire your team, learn, share and grow - right here under the Valonz house.
Stay attuned to the website and our social media accounts @valonzhaircutters @sydneysbesthaircolourists for Guest Artist announcements.