About Us

Welcome to the RUSH Academy

Welcome to the RUSH Academy

RUSH Academy will host an array of courses in a state-of-the-art setting, to educate and inspire beginner hairdressers to the most experienced.

Founders Stell Andrews and Andy Phouli, opened the first RUSH salon over 20 years ago with a passion for hairdressing, education and creativity. Their dedication to the craft has led RUSH to become one of the UK’s largest and most successful high end salon groups.

RUSH started their award-winning Artistic Team in 1996 by creating the signature style of Strength and Movement. This is the foundation of RUSH Education and has led the team to win numerous industry and training awards. The Artistic Team currently share this philosophy in education and shows all over the world.

The RUSH Academy are proud to share their passion for hairdressing industry, offering an extensive range of their sought-after education courses led by the award-winning RUSH Art team.

These courses demonstrate the journey of RUSH hair education from its inception to ultimate creative expertise.

Creative freedom comes from a strong foundation based on Strength & Movement and on the RUSH philosophy: quality, creativity, professionalism and passion.

Why choose the RUSH Academy for your education?

Choosing RUSH education offers the opportunity to undertake a personal journey of growth by learning from those who are part of an award-winning team and who have extensive knowledge across all facets of the hair industry. RUSH educators have delivered education classes across many different cultures, connecting with hairdressers by sharing technical skills that inspire and motivate while helping course attendees understand the why of how to achieve the end result. From award-winning collections to relevant salon work, the Strength and Movement concept gives creative freedom.

We are proud to welcome you through the doors of the RUSH Academy, to train with the RUSH team in the heart of London’s Covent Garden. Whether you are taking your first step into the industry or learning the latest techniques