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2019 Advanced Electrology Seminar
2019 Advanced Electrology Seminar

Meet The Speakers


    Johanne Gonella

    Licensed Professional Electrologist and Esthetician since 1975, Johanne has been a professional in the field for over 40 years.  In Quebec, Canada, Johanne was the associate director and instructor for the Electrology and Esthetic Programs at Marie de L’Incarnation, a school offering post-secondary education.  Johanne also has extensive business experience having owned and operates her own salon in both Canada and California since 1979.


        Joanie Gonella


        Licensed Professional Electrologist and Permanent Makeup Technician since 2003, Joanie owns and operates a successful Electrology clinic in California.  Joanie has a baccalaureate degree in Neuroscience from the University of California, Irvine and a post-baccalaureate pre-medical certificate from Florida Atlantic University.  As an expert in the field of Electrology, today Joanie speaks and trains internationally.


        Stephanie Shields

        Stephanie Shields is not only an electrologist and laser hair removal specialist but an Electrology educator. She was taught by her mother Maria DeNicola how to do electrolysis in 2004.  Stephanie has diligently worked to be one of the leading electrology & laser technicians in the field seeking out continued education at every turn. In 2014, she was the recipient of the prestigious Ballet Gold Probe Award. Stephanie also received two “AEA President’s Award” for her service to the non-profit. In October 2016, Stephanie was sworn in as the 3rd Vice President of the AEA but later stepping down to focus more on her young family.

        Kelly Morrissy

        Learning Electrology in 1986 by responding to an ad in the paper, Kelly started her career at Gregory Systems and soon went on to work for herself only 4 years later.  Her small business soon expanded to a business that now employs 4 electrologists, one esthetician and a dedicated husband. Seeking to further her education and involvement in the field of Electrology, Kelly became an AEA member in 1995.  Today Kelly is a Certified Professional Electrologist, President of the Electrology Association of  Illinois and co-owns Illinois Dedicated electrology Academy, Illinois top Electrology School.  Kelly is constantly striving to innovate in the field by collaborating with the manufacturing companies at the heart of it all.


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        California Electrology Academy

        1159 Pomona Road, Suite D2

        Corona, CA 92882



        Tel: 951-987-0034

        Toll Free: 844.385.4277

        Fax: 951.531.9465

        Where to Fly

        LAX International Airport

        (approximately 1 hour away)

        Los Angeles, CA

        John Wayne Airport

        (approximately 30 min away)

        Santa Ana, CA

        Ontario International Airport

        (approximately 30 min away)

        Ontario, CA

        Where to Stay

        Hotels within walking distance:

        Best Western Corona

        1084 Pomona Road 

        Corona, California 92882

        (951) 734-4241

        Click to book Best Western

        Motel 6 Corona

        200 N Lincoln Avenue
        Corona, CA 92882

        (951) 735-6408

        Click to book Motel 6 Corona

        Hotels near things to do:

        Staybridge Suites Corona South

        2731 Blue Springs Drive 

        Corona, California 92883

        (951) 277-9000

        Click to book Staybridge Suites Corona South

        Things to do in Corona


        Eagle Glen Golf Club

        Situated in the shadows of the Cleveland National Forest in Corona, CA, Eagle Glen Golf Club is a spectacular championship golf course whose superb amenities and stunning natural setting have earned it recognition as one of the finest golf courses in Southern California.


        Tom’s Farms

        Tom's Farms started with a 3,500 sq. foot produce stand selling fresh fruits & vegetables. In 1974 Tom added Tom's Old Fashion Hamburger stand on the property, and eventually a furniture store. Today, the property has grown to include a variety of shops, restaurants, and attractions for family entertainment.


        Skyline Drive

        Skyline Drive is a 10.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Corona, California that features a cave and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


        Glen Ivy Hot Springs

        For generations people have flocked to this rare oasis of wellbeing in Southern California.
        They come for the healing mineral water springs, the spa, the lush landscape and the fresh, local cuisine . . . It’s a special place that invites family and friends to spend the day together around the pools, enjoying the food, drink and activities that make Glen Ivy a destination that is simply . . . unique.


        The Shops at Dos Lagos

        The Shops at Dos Lagos is located on the historical site of the Temescal Tin Mines and the Butterfield Stage Coach Route. The community continues to be attracted to our center for the elegant and attentive retail experience we provide. 
        With an upscale mix of stores, restaurants, and services, The Shops at Dos Lagos provides an environment of leisure, style and entertainment.


        Crossings at Corona

        This amazing shopping center is conveniently located off the I-15 just South of Highway 91, at Cajalco Road Exit, the Crossings at Corona offers something for everyone: great shopping featuring over 65 stores, fabulous restaurants and an 18-screen Edwards' theater with stadium seating.

        Things to do near Corona



        (~30 min away)

        Enter a magical kingdom where you can sail with pirates, explore exotic jungles, meet fairy-tale princesses, dive under the ocean and rocket through the stars! Disneyland Park is a beloved Southern California destination where generations of families have made their Disney dreams come true. Walt Disney’s original Disneyland theme park, which first opened on July 17, 1955, is now divided into 8 extravagantly themed lands: Main Street, U.S.A., Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Mickey’s Toontown, Frontierland, Critter Country, New Orleans Square and Adventureland.


        Temecula Valley

        (~30 min away)

        Our sunny, relaxed destination is home to passionate dreamers and driven entrepreneurs who create robust wines, artisanal eats and hand-crafted products you can only get right here. So go ahead - Stay the night and explore!


        Taste and tour through our hidden-gem wine region boasting over 40+ wineries, stroll the wooden boardwalks of historic Old Town, shop Promenade Temecula or our local farmers markets, and see a show; play a round of golf or test your luck at Pechanga Resort & Casino.


        Los Angeles

        (~1 hr away)

        Los Angeles is a trend-setting global metropolis with a fascinating history. LA's cultural attractions are second to none, whether it’s the Space Shuttle Endeavour, Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Getty Center or art galleries and urban art. LA is truly the entertainment capital of the world. LA dining is acclaimed for Michelin-starred restaurants and multicultural neighborhoods alike. Sports fans know that LA is the city of champions, while active Angelenos can explore 75 miles of coastline and hundreds of miles of bike and hiking trails. Shop for everything from couture to vintage, or relax in one of LA’s world class spas.


        Team Meeting

        Day 1 Only

        Breakfast and Lunch Included

        0.5 CEUs (pending approval)


        Examining New Tablet

        Day 2 Only

        Breakfast and Lunch Included

        0.5 CEUs (pending approval)


        Full Conference

        Breakfast and Lunch Included

        1.0 CEU (pending approval)


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