Dear Prospective Student,

We are so excited about your interest in the Aveda Institute Des Moines. We feel confident that you will find our Institute to be a great place to further your education and start preparing for an exciting career! We are committed to enabling you to develop the technique and confidence required to become a true professional.

It is a goal of ours to provide you with an environment that closely mirrors that of an upscale salon and spa. The real-life experiences you will gain from our Institute will fully prepare you for a productive career. Our high-traffic area will keep you busy with clients!

In addition, at the Aveda Institute Des Moines, we strive to hire educators who believe teaching and sharing is their true passion. Our low student/instructor ratio will make certain that each student receives personalized attention.

Our vision is fulfilling dreams through the art of beauty and well being–we look forward to helping you achieve your goals and dreams.

Doug and Jana Van Polen

6905 Mills Civic PKWY #120
West Des Moines, IA 50266


Monday: 8:30 am – 7 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am – 7 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am – 8 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am – 8 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 7 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 7 pm
Sunday: Closed