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Top Rated Faculty

Our team of educators at the Tenaj Salon Institute regularly participate in advanced workshops and training to stay current and bring new techniques on to the clinic floor.  Many of our educators have been published and have competed in national competitions!  Learn from the best!

Real World Training

Our cosmetology classes will teach you technical skills, give you hands-on experience on our clinic floor, teach you to use software used in salons and help you improve your communication and business skills to prepare you to walk into your new career with confidence!  Over 2000 guests visit our student salon each month!

Why Tenaj?

In just 8 months you receive a diploma and begin an exciting career in cosmetology. Our beauty school students are held to a high standard as we prepare them to enter the top 20% of the industry with unlimited income potential. The beauty industry is a performance-based industry and it’s up to you how you prosper!

Tenaj Salon Institute Staff

Janice Case

Tenaj Senior Educator

April Kendrick

Tenaj Senior Clinic Floor Educator

Diane Aylor

Director, Financial Aid and Admissions

Katherine Belle

Front Desk Manager

Tyler Sponaugle

Admissions Representative

Amy Jobe

Admissions Representative

John Robinson

Tenaj Educator

Hannah Longest

Tenaj Educator

Clinton Kennedy

Tenaj Educator

Located In

11915 County Road 103, The Villages, FL 32162

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The Cosmetology Program from The Tenaj Salon Institute in The Villages, Florida provides the hands-on training, practical salon experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding beauty career, without spending years in school.

Interactive classes are led by passionate beauty professionals with years of experience in the industry. Skills you’ll learn include:

  • Hair Color
  • Skin Care
  • Hair Cutting
  • Anatomy/Chemistry
  • Relaxing/Chemical Waving
  • Make-Up
  • Eye Lash Application
  • Hair Removal
  • Manicuring, Pedicuring
    and More!

As a Tenaj Salon Institute student you’ll gain the skills to perform a wide range of services and will enter the industry a well-rounded beauty professional.


There are many cosmetology scholarships available to enrolled students at the Tenaj Salon Institute. Being awarded money to begin your career in beauty school is a great way to start! Find out more in the Cosmetology Scholarship section.


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What Our Grads Are Saying

I toured multiple schools before Tenaj Salon Institute, and I’m so grateful I enrolled here. This is THE premiere cosmetology school to attend. The educators taught me the skills necessary to be a successful stylist behind the chair, and I’ve been promoted three times in less than two years thanks to the technical and business skills I learned.

Tyler Sponaugle, Professional Stylist and Admissions Advisor

I am so grateful I chose Tenaj Salon Institute for my education. Working on live guests daily gave me the opportunity to see the potential of growing a business and four years later I’m now a salon owner!

Somer Roth, Salon Owner & Professional Stylist

Each day, we were told we could be successful, it helped me expect more from myself, and I’m just so thankful for what TSI did for me personally and professionally.

Erin Mills, Stylist for Stella Luca Hair Salon

At TSI, I learned professionalism. I try to make every client feel like they’re No. 1 when they’re in my chair. The skills I learned are also a little bit more advanced because TSI is good about educating its students on the newest styles and techniques to keep us one step ahead of everyone else.

Garvino Garcia, Master Barber at Hair Junkies Hair Studio