Mrs. DC America 2016, Kinosha Soden, Highlights Experiences as a Student at Dermal Science International

Mrs. DC America 2016, Kinosha Soden, Highlights Experience as a Student at Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy

Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academywas thrilled to host Mrs. DC America 2015, Mrs. Elaine Espinola Keltz and Kinosha Soden, Mrs. DC America 2016 and a past Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy student, at our aesthetics & nail academy this past month.  Mrs. Soden highlights her experience as a student at Dermal Science International.  We are humbled and proud to have Mrs. Soden glowing recommendation.  Thank you!

Elaine Espinola Keltz, with Media Savvy and Viva TV, is a a Speaker, Spokesperson, TV Show Host, Web Host, Entrepreneur & Mrs. DC America 2015 promoting Empowerment for Women through Entrepreneurship.  She interviewed Mrs. Shiva Vahid, CEO of Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy and Kinosha Soden, Mrs. DC America 2016 and a past student of Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy.

The transcript of the interview is below!

Elaine Espinola Keltz, Mrs. DC America 2015:  I am here with Kinosha Soden who is not only the reigning Mrs. District of Columbia 2016, but she was also a student and graduate here at DSI Academy.  So Kinosha, thank you so much for being here.  Tell me, how did you find DSI Academy, and what was your experience like here.

(Kinosha M. Soden is now a principal at Soderma Dermatology, a leader in General, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology).

Mrs. Kinosha Soden, Mrs. DC America 2016:  Absolutely, so I cannot take credit for finding it.  My husband Dr. Soden who is a local Dermatolgist and Surgeon actually found DSI Academy and spoke directly with Shiva.  I was joining the practice in 2011 as a medical aesthetician and he wanted to find the best place for me to take what I already had in my background as a Biochemist and apply it to the Practice.  So this was a perfect fit.

Elaine Espinola Keltz:  What was your experience like here learning at DSI Academy?

Elaine Espinola Keltz:  It was absolutely amazing.  From the beginning, one of the things that I loved the most was that Shiva took into account everything that I knew – all of my background, and all of my experience and made sure that I was able to properly apply to it where I was going which is a Dermatology practice.  And she was very hands on.  All of the instructors very hands on.  I am proud to say I aced both my practical and my written exam in Virginia which has some of the highest qualifications.  So, it was amazing, it was amazing, and I left with life long knowledge.

Elaine Espinola Keltz:  Would you recommend DSI Academy based on your experience?

Kinosha Soden:  Absolutely, and I have.  We have a few MA’s in our office who are interested in learning more about aesthetics.  And even though, we are not necessarily close here, it was still a benefit and I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to get into the field or even just wants to learn a little bit more about esthetics.

Elaine Espinola Keltz:  Well you have heard it here.   That is a wonderful success story.  Thank you so much Kinosha.

For more information on all of the programs that they offer here including important information like registration, admissions, financial assistance and class schedules, call today and they will walk you through all of the flexible options available to get you started on your passion.

To learn more about Kenosha Soden, Mrs. DC America 2016, please click here.

To watch the full video on Youtube, click here.

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