Henna courses

Join one of our popular intensive courses to suit your level of expertise.

All successful candidates will receive a certificate.Henna course

Beginners’ henna course

Register for our beginners’ henna course at our online shop.

This course is appropriate for complete beginners and those with henna experience up to 2 years.

Duration: 5 hours (3 sessions with 2 breaks)

The course will cover:

  • Introduction to henna
  • History, traditions and science of henna
  • Health aspects and introduction to black henna
  • Making henna tattoos with a stencil and spatula
  • Introduction to using henna cones
  • At least 1 hour practical, hands-on practice session
  • All participants receive 2 fresh henna cones free

Intermediate henna course

Register for our intermediate henna course at our online shop.

This course is appropriate for those who have completed the beginners’ course or have henna experience from 2 to 5 years.

Duration: 6 hours (3 sessions with 2 breaks)

The course will cover:

  • Mixing henna and preparing the paste
  • Mixing oils in henna
  • Refresher: Making henna tattoos with stencils
  • Introduction to freehand henna
  • Freehand henna with cone, carrot bag, brush and syringe
  • Elements of freehand henna patterns
  • Sealing henna
  • Aftercare and troubleshooting
  • At least 2 hours practical, hands-on practice session
  • All participants receive a free henna kit

Advanced henna course

Register for our advanced henna course at our online shop.

This course is appropriate for those who have completed the beginners’ course or have henna experience of longer than 5 years.

Duration: 8 hours (4 sessions over 2 days)

The course will cover:

  • How to buy good quality henna powder
  • Refresher: Sifting henna powder
  • Refresher: Mixing henna and preparing the paste
  • Adding binders to henna
  • Making a cone
  • Refresher: Freehand henna with a cone
  • Refresher: Elements of freehand henna patterns
  • Complex freehand patterns
  • Thread patterns
  • Shading with henna
  • Gilding and zardosi
  • Refresher: Sealing henna
  • Refresher: Aftercare and troubleshooting
  • At least 2 hours practical, hands-on practice session
  • All participants receive a free henna kit

Henna teacher training course

Register for our henna teacher training course at our online shop.

This course is appropriate for those who have completed the advanced course or have henna experience of longer than 10 years, and would like to teach.

Duration: 11 hours (6 sessions over 2 days)

The course will cover:

  • Refresher: Introduction to henna
  • Refresher: History, traditions and science of henna
  • Refresher: Health aspects and introduction to black henna
  • Refresher: How to buy good quality henna powder
  • Refresher: Sifting henna powder
  • Refresher: Mixing henna and preparing the paste
  • Refresher: Adding binders to henna
  • Refresher: Making henna tattoos with a stencil and spatula
  • Refresher: Making a cone, carrot bag, brush and syringe
  • Refresher: Freehand henna with a cone
  • Refresher: Elements of freehand henna patterns
  • Refresher: Complex freehand patterns
  • Refresher: Thread patterns
  • Refresher: Shading with henna
  • Refresher: Gilding and zardosi
  • Refresher: Sealing henna
  • Refresher: Aftercare and troubleshooting
  • Introduction to public speaking and teaching
  • Establishing credibility and rapport
  • Engagement and reflexive questions
  • Empathy and judgement
  • The importance of writing notes
  • Preparation and checklist
  • Mentoring and beyond-the-classroom

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