One on One Education Program with Philip Ferreira

Program Features

This program is for aspiring hairdressers, new graduates and stylists with experience. Your day is geared for your needs and goals are set in advance to ensure you get the most out of your time with Philip. This intimate educational experience will transform your practice and inspire you to the next level of your career. There is nothing like this program on Vancouver Island.


You will start and finish the day with Philip Ferreira, shadowing him in his very own downtown Victoria salon, experiencing the excitement of working with a master stylist and colourist. You will learn how he keeps his clients coming back for over 30 years, how he manages his time, masters new techniques, takes photos for social media and of course, how he manages his bustling salon and staff.

We Can’t Wait to Hear From You:

In order to personalize your day at The Natural Hair Salon, please email to book an online consult. This time preparing for your day, will ensure we find the best suitable day for you to come in and shadow Philip. We look very much forward to meeting you and to help you further your career.


Program Fee:

1 Day: $ 450 + GST


About The Program:

How many stylists per shadowing program?
In order for your to get the most out of your day, we only take on one stylist per day. You will love that we have made this restrictions, it goes a long way to giving you the immersive educational experience you are looking for.

What is the payment process like and do you have a cancellation policy?
50% of the total shadowing program cost is used a deposit. The final instalment is paid in-house on the day of your shadowing experience.
In the event that you need to cancel your shadowing experience, we require one week of notice prior to your secured shadowing date. For cancellations that meet this policy, we allow a one-time date rearrangement. Your deposit will be transferred to your newly arranged shadowing experience.

Where is The Natural?
The salon is located in downtown Victoria, with convenient parking on street and at The Bay, surrounded by boutiques, cafes, restaurants and more. If you are coming from out of town, we provide you with a list of great places to dine after your day is done. If you would like recommendations for hotels, we can provide you with recommendations for ones within walking distance.

I’m flying in – what airport is closest?
Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is the closest airport to The Natural Hair Salon. From YYJ, it is approximately 60 minutes by car or taxi to reach us. If you are navigating your way to us via public transportation, it will take approximately 60-90 minutes. We are within a few blocks of the inner harbour, where you can fly in via Harbour Air.

Where are you located?
The Natural Hair Salon is located at 618 View Street, Victoria BC. We are a few blocks from the historic Empress Hotel, the Parliament buildings and the sea wall.
If you are coming in by ferry, Swartz Bay is about 45 minutes by car, and there is express bus service if you are a foot passenger. Sailings are usually hourly, depending on the season.
The Natural is located 2 minutes walking distance from the major bus routes in downtown Victoria.

I’m staying in the area – what are your hotel recommendations?
For accommodations in the neighbourhood, we personally recommend the Delta Hotel or for a boutique experience, Parkside.

What tools are necessary?
A notebook and comfortable shoes.

How long will my shadowing experience be?
Your one-on-one visual shadowing program will commence at 8:45 am and conclude at 6pm. If you are coming in just for the day, we can arrange to have your experience on a Wednesday, when Philip starts at 11 and works until 7.