Award Winning Makeup & Nail Artist | Professional Beauty Educator | Fashion Stylist | Custom Blending Makeup & Colour Expert | Worship Arts Minister |
Raising Up Women Leaders – For Such a Time As This! It’s Time to STEP INTO YOUR DESTINY – YOU ARE A QUEEN – FOR THE MOST HIGH
Colleen believes that every woman has a specific purpose and possesses their own specialized, unique gifts, beauty and style!Â She has the expertise to help women discover their Potential, their gifts and how to use their gifts – right now – to influence this generation, raise up Godly families and provides safe and confident building events where you can get involved in to activate and gain experience in your new found confidence, gifts and mentor and lead other young women into their destinies, while you walk in yours!
Her theme scripture is from the story of Queen Esther and her life – has been her motivating inspiration; “…and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”Â Esther 4:14Â
THIS IS YOUR TIME – there is no time to waste – many young women – and older are wasting their lives away and stuck in a rut of lethargic, purposeless, or dangerous living!
Eph 5:16Â “Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.“
Modern Day Queen Esther’s – History Makers and World Changers!Â Esther 4:14Â
Discover Your Potential
– Develop and Activate Your Gifts
– Colleen will Build Your Confidence
She is dedicated to developing women (of all ages) to discover themselves and stand out with excellence in their own personal style, building confidence, conversational skills and leadership abilities!Â
Colleen is a Head-to-Toe Expert, one of the few Fashion Stylists WORLD-WIDE trained in YOUR IDEAL SILHOUETTEÂ®Â â€“ a TOTAL IMAGE MAKEOVER service â€“ where you will become your very best through her accurate, fun, and money saving YIS consultation! You will learn what to wear – and not wear – what NOT TO even try on while you are shopping!!Â The proper styles for your body and figure – and your most enhancing colours – which will make you look younger, and your skin-tone complexion enhanced!Â YIS is a total makeover image determining your best Wardrobe garment styles through your figure & body type and colours.
– Refine Your Style – Help you Express Yourself and Be the Shining Star You Are Created to BE! Â
Step Into Your God Given DestinyÂ at a Workshop with Colleen today!Â
Colleen Kosti graduated from St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario, in 1979 as an aesthetician, nail technician, and makeup artist. She taught as cosmetology instructor at St. Clair for several years before opening the award-winning Kosti Beauty Institute (KBI), which has awarded over 1,500 nail technician and/or artistry certificates to women from over seven different countriesâ€”but thatâ€™s only the beginning!
Colleenâ€™s desire to link life experience, creativity, and knowledge has led her far beyond the field of aesthetics. Drawing on her training as an aesthetician, image consultant, and model (Colleen graduated from Ezioâ€™s Modeling School in Windsor in 1979 and worked with photographers, fashion-show directors, and seven fashion designers), Colleen began instructing hundreds of women and young people in life skills, self-esteem, beauty, and movement arts.
In 2003, Colleen and her husband, John, founded the Ministry of Role Modeling the Spirit of Excellence, Inc, a charity which links creative artists, women, children, and teens from all walks of life with mentors in the arts, life skills, and various professions so that they can discover, develop, and activate their potential.
Besides writing curriculum for the ministryâ€™s programs (most notably the Queen Esther Finishing School, SOEâ€™s program for preteen & teen girls), Colleen is active as the Director of the Spirit of Excellence Creativity Centre, where hundreds of children have attend free after-school programs and taken classes in various arts and other skills. The Centre also hosts vocational programs for women, and Colleen oversees and instructs all of the women’s training and Beauty / Personal Improvement andÂ Releasing Your Creativity workshops for women from all walks of life and ages!
Dance, flag, and other movement arts are among the focuses of SOE. Colleen has been mentored since 1985 in ballet and worship dance ministry by Dr. Sherill Piscopo and Gail Hoekstra of Michigan, both accredited dance/fine arts teachers from Michigan, and is a graduate of Shachah Ministries International, a worldwide school which teaches flag baton twirling and tambourine dance in Holland, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Mexico, and Dallas, Texas. Colleen is currently studying for a Dance Ministerâ€™s License under Lynn Hayden, founder of Dancing for Him Ministry. Colleen is just as passionate about imparting these skills as she is about acquiring them, and the SOE Flag Company has performed at over 120 community events and abroad, with audiences as large of 40,000 at the Rogerâ€™s Center in Toronto, Ontario.
GET FREE TO EXPERIENCE ANOTHER LEVEL OF EXPRESSION!
Come experience a Silk Painting, or Flag Dancing session….you will never be the same!!Â Your spirit will soar, energy will be renewed – your youth will be restored!Â
Need Your Energy Revitalized?Â Your Youth Restored?Â
Psa 103:2Â Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:
Psa 103:5Â Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
WHY WORSHIP MOVEMENT & DANCE?Â “Act 17:28Â For in him we live, and move, and have our being..”Â As you move with the anointed cloths, and worship movements – you will come alive and sense the presence of the Lord bring you renewed life and energy!Â
Colleenâ€™s other professional and creative endeavors have included receiving certification as;
- Licensed Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Â 2001 from EACM – an international Overseeing Organization directed by Dr.’s Bishop Jerry & Sherril Piscopo, Roseville, Mi.
- Certificates in Crisis Counselling, Family Counselling from Tynnesdale College, MI, and WCFBI Bible School, Windsor, Ont.
- Certified Fashion Stylist and Expert Image and Wardrobe Consultant from Joanne Wallace Image Improvement Institute in Harrisburg, PA
- Expert Wardrobe Head-to-Toe Stylist with the computerized analysis software â€œYour Ideal Silhouette â€ women’s wardrobe, figure proportion analysis and the Mens ‘Suit Yourself’ Professional Image & Wardrobe programs
- Teaching and developing four incredible workshops on creating a professional, well-dressed image, enhanced by software that performs figure analysis and selects hairstyles to best suit facial features and colouring
- Developing her own cosmetic line of custom-blended cosmetics called â€œQueen Estherâ€™s Beauty Treasuresâ€
- Professional Beauty Educator for Las Vegas nail companies
- Colleenâ€™s own artistry in makeup, nails, and hand-sculptured acrylics has won numerous awards
In the midst of her multifaceted, creative career, Colleen found real meaning in returning to school for Biblical Training. She graduated in 1993 and was ordained as a minister in 1999. She and her husband John specialized in Crisis Counseling, street ministry, Children’s ministry, Worship Arts, and gained experience as they volunteered at an East Detroit Crisis telephone call in centre. Â Colleen pastored over the Children’s Ministry Department at Evangel Christian Churches in Roseville, MI and danced in Dr. Sherill Piscopo’s Worship Ministry Team.
Colleen’s dedication and persistence have enabled her to develop an incredible realm of expertise and experience from which to instruct and coach others in the areas of beauty, dance, poise, personality, and spirituality.Â She has ministered and taught abroad as far as India, First Nations reserves living on Tyendega Mohawk Reserve, Ecuador, Montreal and USA.
Colleen and her husband John have been married for 31 years and have two daughters, and 5 grandchildren and the 6th one on its way.
A Career Snapshot: Colleen Kosti
- Aesthetician & Educator
- Wardrobe & Image Consultant
- Custom-Blending Cosmetician
- Colour, Nail, & Makeup Artist
- Award-Winning Nail & Makeup Artist
- Founder, Centre Director, & Curriculum Developer for the non-profit Ministry for Role Modeling the Spirit of Excellence
- Ordained Minister and Urban Missionary using the Creative Arts for Godâ€™s Glory and Developing Life Skills of Excellence