There is nothing wrong with our beauty as we are all beautiful in one or the other way. Then, why do we need to look younger than we are? While, it is a tough question to answer, one thing is very evident; the Beauty industry is exponentially growing in popularity with those who are looking to stay forever up to-order, beautiful &young. Even when the entire world was undergoing an economic crisis, the beauty and Wellness industry was amongst the least hit sectors. Hence, excellent career opportunities await those who aspire to become successful professionals in this field. However, the success of this career strongly depends on the training and instruction methods provided in preparing students for an exciting and challenging future. Founded by Bhakti Sapke, an expert trainer who has worked with leading cosmetic brands, ISAS-International Beauty School is one such an institute that has been rendering the highest quality of training services in the Beauty Domain since 2010.
However, setting up an international standard beauty school in Pune was not an easy task for Bhakti. "Few years back, people were not really aware about the career opportunities available for the people who are passionate about the beauty industry. As a result, we had only few takers for our courses. Today, the situation is different. Many people are interested to join this industry not only because it is lucrative career but also it satisfies their creative edge" says Bhakti. Gone are the days when just one beautician from neighborhood would come to spruce up for every occasion from haircuts to facial and body art, everything was under the ambit of this jack-of-all-trade beautician. Today, beauty conscious client wants to be touched only by experts, which is evident from the growth of ISAS. The academy established in 2010 with three teachers is now a huge learning space wherein the number of teachers raised to 32 along with the expansion of the area configuring effective learning.
"We have introduced the brand teaching methods to meet the needs of rapidly growing beauty and wellness industry. From the flagship course, which is PG Diploma in Cosmetology, to the other integrated long term and short-term courses,we maintain international standards,"claims Bhakti. ISAS imparts training under various sub domains like beauty therapy, spa and body therapy, hairdressing, professional make up, nail techniques and spa management and many more. The institute currently has more than 42 beauty courses and customizes them based on the trends and industry needs. All the courses are set with technically specific and practical syllabus approved by international training boards to ensure finest education. Training is imparted using international cosmetic products from France, US, Germany and Canada and so on.The institute is a perfect tranquil location to replicate an actually working environment.
"My graduation in cosmetology has helped me a lot in developing a good teaching strategy for my students," says Bhakti, who is proud aboutthe successISAS could achieve in a short span of time. ISAS, the ISO 9000:2001 certified institute is now accredited by three international organizations naming Cidesco - Swiss, VTCT-UK, City & Guilds - UK and four national organizations including MSTB, PMKVY, ABTC and Manipal Global. ISAS has students coming from the U. K, Germany, Russia, Thailand, Sweden, Poland, Iran, Spain, and Tanzania and all over India.
As one of thefew beauty schools in India, ISASoffers students a valuable head start in the industry by providing opportunities to do makeup & Hair-do of Models, Show-stoppers & Actresses in various fashion weeks, prestigious beauty pageant, Fashion Design houses, Bridal Shows & even at Ashrams. The institute also includes teaching in unique signature treatments and latest therapies. Courses are aligned with curriculum required for directly appearing for the beauty license exam in the U.S.and Canada.Bhakti is too prudent about her students and provides placement assistance to students. The institute has tie-ups with more than 500 Salon and Spas for placements and offers international placements in countries like USA, UK, Dubai, Italy, Malaysia and Mauritius and so on. In addition to that, ISAS has produced many entrepreneurs who ventured their own salon and spa business under the institute's guidance. "I like to bring about a change in student lives by bringing together career and passion," concludes Bhakti.
Bhakti Sapke, Co-founder
Bhakti's love for beauty began at an early age and staying in London exposed her to a world-class culture and education in leading institutions in UK and France added the required gravities that can truly be categorized under the global culture. Her knowledge of beauty was something, which she had acquired over years and her desire was to being her country to an altogether to a new level to channelize her dream of spreading world class beauty training in India. Bhakti has worked with some of the leading cosmetic brand in the world as a technical trainer and thus has a better understanding about the domain as an insider.