About the Academy | SoNo Academy

About the Academy

About us

At SoNo Academy our goal is to provide our students with the training, expertise and experience they need to become skilled salon professionals. We are dedicated to the development and cultivation of incoming talent. Our curriculum is designed to give students the classroom training and hands on experience they need to enter the salon business with confidence.

What Makes Us Different?

100% placement rate–Our graduates work at the best salons in the Fairfield/ Westchester area.

Flexible financing options–We offer three payment plans through the school as well as access to bank financing.

95% state exam pass rate–95% of our graduates pass the state certification exam the first time.

Digital curriculum–SoNo is the only salon school in the area to go completely digital.  Our curriculum is now accessed through any of your digital devices by using a course code.

Full and flex time options–Students can complete the curriculum by attending classes full time or creating a flex time schedule that accommodates work or child care needs.

Exceptional facilities— The Academy is a modern, state of the art working environment. Our main floor consists of an open and creative working area that allows students to embrace a true salon experience.

Great teachers— Our educators have years of experience working at some of the best salons in the area. They are certified in numerous specialties and share the love of the industry with our students. They are challenging, creative and fun to work with. Find out more about our team.AACS026_AACSlogo_Working_FN2

Up to date curriculum–Our courses are designed to be contemporary, relevant and forward thinking and are delivered with technical excellence.  Click here for more information about our curriculum.

Learning opportunities–We offer a consistent line up of guest artists to teach students about all aspects of the industry, beyond the traditional “required” curriculum. We also have classes taught by industry educators in color, cutting or product knowledge.

Exposure— We invite salon owners and other guest stylists from local salons to talk to the students about what to expect from the business, trends and new techniques. We also invite owners and stylists to judge student contests periodically.



84 N Main Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
Contact Us
Phone: (203) 642-3600
Fax: (203- 642- 3602