NYC Academy

Located in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood, our DevaCurl academy is at the forefront of curl innovation, from technique to product and beyond.


Core Curl Curriculum

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    Level 1 Pro Deva Inspired Stylist

    This introductory class covers everything you didn’t learn in beauty school, from our curl philosophy and product portfolio to foundational techniques for our signature services.

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    Level 2 Advanced deva advanced stylist

    Continue your journey to mastery with this deep-dive into our advanced techniques. In this class, you’ll showcase your new cutting and highlighting skills on live models.

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    Level 3 Master deva certified stylist

    After completing our Level 2 certification, you’ll demonstrate and hone your expert knowledge of our signature & advanced cutting, highlighting, and DevaCurl Transformation Service techniques.

NYC Academy Electives

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    Curl Confidential

    In this two-day program lead by DevaCurl founder Denis DaSilva himself, you’ll be introduced to his latest innovation—the DevaCurl Clock—as he guides you to a higher level of curl expertise.

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    The Art of Texture

    This introductory course focuses on techniques for a range of super curly and highly textured hair, starting with the DevaCurl Transformation Service.

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