Meriem has been an esthetician for over 20 years.  She graduated in 1996 from the International School of Esthetics in Brussels (Belgium). She received intensive training from leading brands in the industry both in Europe and in the USA.

After working for some of the greatest spas in California, in 2001 she opened her own. She provided training for her respective staff, helping them in developing the latest techniques in the industry and build their confidence; many of her previous employees opened their own skin care studios and spas after gaining expertise through her guidance. In 2016,  she sold her business to start a new venture but made sure to stay involved in her passion. 
Meriem Bendimerad
Maria Lorenzi
Navdeep Kaur
Dr. Michelle M. Eagan
 Bradley Greene, MD
​Michele Phelan has been a licensed, practicing esthetician for over twenty seven years. She has taught esthetics at every level including; State Board, clinical/medical and CIDESCO. Michele writes the core curriculum and teaches the Clinical esthetics portion of our innovative and highly advanced program.

Michele is an International CIDESCO diplomat, CIDESCO educator and CIDESCO test examiner. She is a registered aromatherapist, one of the few registered here in the United States.

She writes on a variety of industry topics and her articles have been featured in such publications as Skin Inc., Dermascope, Les Nouvelle Esthetiques, Skin Deep and Aromatherapy News letter. She has been interviewed by CBS for her extensive knowledge of skin care. Michele owned an innovative and clinically integrative spa in San Francisco for over twenty years and still maintains a private practice. She is a contributing author of the book " The Esthetician's Guide to Outstanding Esthtetics" and the Executive Director at Concepts Institute of Advanced Esthetics.

Michele Phelan
Dr. Greene is board certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon, specializing in Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery. He devotes and limits his practice, located in Los Altos, CA, exclusively to facial plastic, cosmetic, and rejuvenation procedures and services. 

He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.   He is the Medical Director at Concepts Institute.
Dr. Michelle Eagan received one of a kind training in the epicenter of aesthetic plastic surgery, Beverly Hills.  She has completed 9 years of surgical training: completing general surgery and plastic surgery residencies with an extra year of fellowship at the University of Southern California.  She has worked with some of the greats in plastic surgery, including Dr. Drew Ordon from the show, The Doctors, who has said, “Dr. Eagan is one of the greatest plastic surgeons [he has] worked with.  She has excellent hands and personality.”  
​Maria Lorenzi has been an Esthetician instructor for over thirty years. She helped facilitate and launch the first CIDESCO program in the state of California. 

Maria is a CIDESCO diplomat, CIDESCO instructor as well as an examiner. She earned her massage certification from the National Holistic Institute and she is a certified permanent make up artist and a master of para-medical makeup. She is a three time make up artistry winner of the San Francisco Beauty and Trade Show.
Navdeep Kaur is an experienced Clinical Esthetician. She operates her own private practice.Navdeep specializes in Threading, a unique form of hair removal. She developed a great deal of her advanced esthetics techniques in Chandigarh, India. She brings her unique teaching style to the classroom. 


Concepts Institute of Advanced Esthetics

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