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JUST HEADS:

Cheryl Purcell NCMG, GroomTeam USA Coordinator 2015-2018 and GroomTeam USA member 2002-2007, NEPGP member since 1994, NDGAA member since 1994, leads the JUST HEADS seminar. You can do a 7 all on a pet but if you know how to make a cute head clients are over joyed. Learn how to groom the heads on multiple breeds in this seminar. Cheryl will teach you her techniques on achieving that WOW factor no matter what length the body is trimmed in. There will be a slide show with videos clips and a live demo.

The Springer Trim:

GroomTeam USA Member Krystal Purcell ICMG, The Springer Trim your clients really want! Krystal shows you how to achieve a “show” look that is manageable for your clients, and won’t break their wallets! GroomTeam USA member and Springer Spaniel enthusiast Krystal shares some of her secrets for setting lines, perfecting the elusive “tennis ball” foot, and the basics of stripping and carding the springer coat.

Shear Balance:

GroomTeam USA member Krystal Purcell gives you the basic lowdown on all things shear! she’ll show you the importance of thumb and finger guards, explain the differences between thinners, blenders, and chunkers, and tells you how you can improve your scissor technique just by holding your shears differently.

Confessions of a mobile groomer:

If you’re considering leaving the brick and mortar behind in favor of a life on the road, come to this seminar for dos, don’ts, tips, and tricks. Kathryn was once an employee of a mobile business and has been operating her own mobile fleet in New England since 2015. Topics ranging from start up to employees to daily life as a mobile groomer will be covered!

Hand stripping. It’s for Pets Too:

In this two hour seminar Kathryn Dixon will teach you about hand stripping. From strip and clips to breed standard show trims, learn how to make the best of a coarse coat in any condition. We’ll cover must have tools, common techniques, understanding the coarse coat, and how to make any coarse coated dog- mutt or purebred look their best.

Grooming for Structure Demo:

As any beautician will tell you, every hair style doesn’t fit every face. The same is true in grooming- dogs come in 100 different shapes and sizes. In this demo Kathryn will detail how to evaluate the individual dog and groom to its strengths while honoring the pet parent’s requests.

It’s All About the Shape!

In this two hour hands-on seminar and workshop one of the nations top poodle handlers, Chelsay Paul-Grubb, will break down and simplify how to put an outline on your poodle. In this seminar Chelsay will go over puppy and adult show trims and continentals. Learn how to create all the right angles and get the most stylish and eye catching outlines on your dogs.

Seminar Schedule:

Thursday 8/15/19

8:00PM to 9:00PM Confessions of a Mobile Groomer with Kathryn Dixon

Friday 8/16/19

7:30AM Registration Opens

8:30AM to 10:00AM  – The Springer Trim with Krystal Purcell

8:30AM to 10:00AM  – Hand-Stripping. It’s for Pets Too! with Kathryn Dixon

6:00PM to 8:00PM  – It’s All About the Shape with Chelsay Paul-Grubb

6:00PM to 8:00PM  – Shear Balance with Krystal Purcell

Saturday 8/17/19

1:00PM to 3:00PM  – Just Heads with Cheryl Purcell

Sunday 8/18/19

8:30AM to 10:30AM – Grooming for Structure with Kathryn Dixon