Free Beauty & Spa Services for Cancer Patients & Survivors in October

October is Cancer Awareness Month and we are celebrating with a special surprise… our small way of honoring cancer patients and survivors! It is with a genuine spirit of love and caring that Avenue Five students strives to exceed all previous levels of giving each year. For the entire month of October, Avenue Five Institute

Massage Therapy School: 5 Things You Should Expect to Learn

Are you wondering what you can expect to learn by enrolling in a massage therapy school in Austin? The answer to that question varies based upon where you enroll, how long courses are, and what it intends to offer. No two schools offer the same exact curriculum or field of experience. Therefore, it’s up to

Men’s Grooming Industry: 4 Facts About the Growing Popularity of Barbershops

Word in the barbershop… the men’s grooming industry is blowing up, gaining more popularity with each passing day. While many store-front businesses continue to see a decline in regular patrons, the opposite is true for barbershops. In fact, men’s grooming is hitting all time-highs. According to, the industry is positioned to reach $26 billion

What Benefits Can You Expect from a Sports Massage in Austin?

Avenue Five Institute offers an enjoyable and beneficial Sports Massage in Austin, Texas. But, what kind of benefits can you really expect from a sports massage? A common misconception about sports massage is that you need an injury of some sort to benefit from it but that’s not true. Sports massage therapists recommend all athletes and

How Many Product Lines Do You Work With At Esthetician School?

At Avenue Five Institute, our Esthetician school program is specially designed to offer extensive hands-on experience. As a student, it’s important to obtain relevant experience to excel in your field. Part of that experience comes from working on different people and skin types, while experimenting with various product lines. While other schools rely on one line

Avenue Five Will Open Its Second Location in South Austin

Looking for a South Austin beauty school? We’ve got some great news… Fall 2018: Avenue Five Institute will expand to its second location in South Austin! We are excited to bring the uniquely progressive wellness and beauty programs we are known for in North Austin to the growing number of future hairstylists and skincare therapists

What are the Benefits of Obtaining a Dual License in the Beauty & Wellness?

Obtaining a dual license is increasingly popular in the beauty industry. For instance, take a look at top-trending barber Fernie Andong (@fernthebarber), he has a cosmetology and barbering license.  “When I was a cosmetology instructor, a student needed help with a skin fade. It was my job to help get the student out of the

5 Common Personality Traits of Massage Therapists

Our massage therapy school in Austin has the pleasure of working with so many incredible students. We’ve seen firsthand just how caring, compassionate and hardworking massage therapists tend to be. While every therapist has a unique personality, there are certain traits common amongst people who peruse a career focused on helping and healing others. 1.