Alex Levine is the owner and operator of Axis Body Piercing - Steady Tattoo. He began his piercing career in 1997 with a full apprenticeship. That same year he completed a body piercing course put on by The Exotic Body Studio in Sacramento. There Alex learned the importance of "continuing education" in the body piercing field. This inspired him to participate at the Annual Association of Professional Piercers convention/seminar. There he formed a large network of resources allowing him to stay up-to-date on jewelry designs and styles, after-care and different piercing techniques. Alex is currently certified by the American Red Cross for training in Adult CPR and First Aid Basics, as well as the Blood borne Pathogens course by The National Safety Council.
In the eighteen years he has been piercing Alex has lived and worked as a piercer in Austin Texas, Chicago Illinois, and here in the Twin Cities. Alex has worked with many reputable piercers and studios throughout his career helping him to stay current in the rapidly evolving field of body piercing. Alex’s business first opened in the summer of 2001 and has maintained as of the premier studios in the metro area.
"Alex is one of the most knowledgeable piercers I've ever met. I was a loyal customer from the moment I walked through the door!" - Rachel
Selina fell in love with the tattoo and piercing industry when she got her first tattoo at 16. Since the age of 20 then she has been working in shops around Minneapolis. She began her apprenticeship in 2013. By 2014, she was a fully licensed body art practitioner! Selina prides herself on making sure every client, no matter what they're having pierced, has a fun and safe experience. When she's not piercing, Selina loves cooking for her friends and exploring Minnesota's outdoors!
"Selina is fast, friendly, and fun! I can't wait to get pierced by her again!" - Brenna