Teija has been at Acqua since 2008 and completed her apprenticeship with us and began her career at Acqua. Teija is an extremely passionate stylist who has been very active the competitive world of hairstyling. She began competing in 2009 in the Men's Avant Garde cutting competition at the Toronto ABA's. This in turn sparked a keen interest in Teija, which she then turned into competitive success. With multiple wins across Ontario and Quebec in both men's and women's cutting and makeup, she strived for more. She had competed on behalf of Canada in Frankfurt, Milan and twice in Paris. Her next journey will be to Korea for the 2016 OMC Hairworlds. She has trained with some of the world's best, including world champion competitor Tindaro Orifici. She has also had the honour of styling hair for Cirque de soleil for the Pan Am games. Teija treats every haircut with every client as if it were to be judged and creates award winning looks. She loves her job.