Sally Rogerson is a leading educator and stylist passionate about providing high-quality and accessible modern salon education. Sally’s passion for fashion, music, and art took a natural course leading to her career in hairdressing. After joining Vidal Sassoon at the age of 16 and working her way through the company, Sally earned the role of Creative Director at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, London. Ten years later Sally moved onto senior creative director at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, Los Angeles.
During Sally’s twenty years with Vidal Sassoon, she worked as a platform artist; created trends in editorial shoots and acted as an international brand ambassador. Her years as a mentor and educator have helped inspire and develop legions of influential hairdressers who continue to value education and gain respect in their craft.
Today as the Creative Director of S•R Education, Sally is passionate about designing programs and classes that speak to the unique needs of salons, stylists and cosmetology schools. S•R Education believes in high-quality, modern and relevant hair education through a personalized and hands-on approach.
Martin Noriz is a sought-after hair stylist and educator whose 30-year history blends the Vidal Sassoon Academy, celebrity clientele and premier salons. A Southern California native, Martin has been inspired by the multiple industry opportunities of Los Angeles. A passion for education and precision cutting lead Martin to his position as Senior Educator at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, Santa Monica. During his time in Los Angeles, Martin also established a loyal clientele of red carpet celebrities and industry insiders. Today Martin travels between the acclaimed Joseph Cozza Salon in San Francisco and teaching across North America with S•R Education. While Martin continues to cut a discreet list of celebrities, his passion lies in developing new approaches, techniques and classes with S•R Education.
Kristen Henry is a Senior S•R Educator with 17 years of professional experience as both a stylist and an educator. A native of Detroit, MI, Kristen began her work as an educator and brand ambassador with Toni & Guy, before moving on to work as a National Artist and Train the Trainer with L’Oreal Professionnel. It was during her time as the lead haircutting instructor with Bellus Academy in Southern California that she first met Sally. In 2012 she joined the S•R Education team, where she teaches Women’s, Men’s, and Creative Cutting as well as the Teacher Training Courses.
Ryan Lewis proudly began his career at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, and now has over 13 years behind the chair. After graduating from Sassoon, Ryan joined the Kenneth George Salon in Santa Monica. Well-known for its strict cutting and coloring program, the Kenneth George Salon inspired Ryan to continue to build on his Vidal Sassoon foundation. Ryan recognized a strong in-salon education program is key to a hairdresser’s ability to advance. From that point forward, Ryan always has lead in-salon education wherever he works, and has been an educator for several world-class companies. Seeking out new education, Ryan reconnected with his mentor Sally Rogerson and joined the S•R Education team in 2014. Ryan has a passion for men’s grooming and heads the S•R Education Men’s Cutting Program. Ryan truly believes every great hairdresser needs a foundation like the S•R Education program. Currently, Ryan is a stylist and Director of Education at Saulino Smith Salon, Santa Monica. Ryan continues his passion by maintaining a strong foundation in teaching, as well as continually being motivated to grow his loyal clientele.
Cale Horibe is a third generation hairstylist, born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Cale began his formal training at the Sassoon Academy, where he met many influential people, including Sally Rogerson. After graduating from the academy, Cale has worked at salons in Los Angeles, New York, and Hawaii. Always having a passion for education, he joined the SR Education team led by mentor Sally Rogerson. Cale has taught all over the US, Canada and Japan. As a senior member of the S•R Education team, Cale continues to travel and teach the newest programs including women’s, men’s and creative cutting.