Mitsu Sato has been in the hair industry for over 30 years. He went to LA to become a photographer, and picked up the cosmetology “bug” while working for the infamous Vidal Sassoon. He attended the SassoonAcademy, soon opened his own salon on Melrose Avenue, serving numerous celebrity clients.
In 1993, Mr. Sato relocated to Kansas City and worked for a short time on the Plaza before opening his own salon in Prairie Village. Mitsu Sato Salon has been voted “Best Salon in
Kansas City” twice!
It wasn’t long before Mr. Sato realized that there was much lacking in young stylists who
were searching for jobs in the industry. They were not prepared or as well rounded as they needed to be in order to be successful in the industry. Mr. Sato made it his quest to change this…and change it he has.
In 2007, Mitsu Sato Hair Academy opened its doors. The quest to produce the most well prepared, skilled, and well rounded cosmetology graduates had begun. Over the
past six years, MSHA has become one of the most well known hair academies
in the area, and has trained some of the most talented stylists in the area. A fact MSHA is extremely proud of.
Mitsu Sato Hair Academy prides itself on the fact that their foundation is based on the teachings of Vidal Sassoon and his ABC cutting and coloring methods. Definitely not the easiest methods in the industry, but the most respected by far. MSHA also has a
clinic floor that takes clients on a daily basis, which allows students the opportunity to work on people and not just mannequins within the first four months of their education. The hands on experience and the one on one attention from the amazing set of instructors, which Mr. Sato handpicked himself, is unmatched in the
In addition to an amazing artistic education, MSHA also offers the renowned Nuts and Bolts Business Program. You will learn to manage or own a salon, sell retail, retain clients, and prepare for your job search during this program.
Mitsu Sato Hair Academy is definitely offers the most elite cosmetology education in the Kansas City Metro Area. Owned by a man who had worked his way up the ranks, and during that time, recognizing the need for more well prepared and well rounded graduates, and setting out to assist these graduates to not only achieve their dreams, but to train them to be the best stylists in the Metro! When you graduate from Mitsu Sato Hair Academy, one look at the signature on your diploma and salon owners know you are one of the best…one of the elite!