PONY Education was founded in 2014 by Corinna Hernandez, a master hair stylist and educator.
Corinna Hernandez has been a hairdresser for nearly 25 years, a professional educator for over 18 years, and has done editorial work for over a decade. She has taught thousands of stylists across the country both independently and as a member of the core Bumble & Bumble education team. Corinna began her career at Vidal Sassoon and continued at Bumble & Bumble in NYC where she was a founding educator of Bb.University and created their unique razor curriculum, teaching in salons across the West Coast for 9 years.
She is a veteran of Fashion Week in NY, Milan and Paris, and has worked backstage on shows including Dior, CHANEL, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Prada, Loewe, Tom Brown and Hood by Air.
In 2018 Corinna opened the doors to Pony Studios Co, a salon and education center in Oakland, California, which has been awarded Best Salon by Oakland Magazine for three years running. She has also won Best Hairdresser awards for three years in a row by Oakland Magazine.
In 2019 Corinna launched the Pony Education Live app, offering monthly live and on-demand classes for hairdressers and pioneering a premium education experience from home. Hundreds of stylists have subscribed to this digital platform and continue to level up their skills and careers with ongoing instruction from Corinna and other elite hair educators.
Her editorial work has been featured in Elle Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes, Refinery29, San Francisco Magazine, and more.
Famous clients (not to be published)
Corinna has also done hair for Billie Joe Armstrong, Kieran Culkin, Mike Patton and more.
Travis- Faye dunaway, frank ocean, and model Lourdes Leon (madonna’s daughter)
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