About Us

Southern Utah Academy of Healing Arts (SUAHA) is also a wellness center called The Healing Tree that found a big gap in the massage therapy profession that needs to be filled. An up and coming part of massage therapy is medical massage. Most massage schools are focused on the spa industry. Our school focuses on medical massage to help fill the rising need. The medical industry has Chiropractors, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapists, and Doctors in need of massage therapists who understand how to complement their practice. Our curriculum has an in-depth training of Anatomy and Physiology, injuries, common surgeries, movement therapies to help students understand the needs of the medical community. Although we are medical based, we teach the student to look at the whole person. The whole person is not just the physical part, it includes the emotional and mental aspects to each individual. Teaching students what they need to know to be successful. These aspects are taught in-depth to help understand that every part is connected together and must be acknowledged as the whole individual. The students at Southern Utah Academy of Healing Arts will be molded in this fashion by working with practicing massage therapists, hands on training with our Chiropractor on campus, and have other experienced therapists from the medical field. Our school will be one of the first to raise the quality and knowledge of students entering the world of massage. Southern Utah Academy of Healing Arts offers the best training in massage therapy and is staffed with qualified, licensed teachers. The program director and instructor is Tom Clift, LMT. At SUAHA you will:

  • Learn a medical based massage technique from experienced, licensed massage therapist: such as deep tissue, trigger point therapy and more.
  • Experience the healing power of energy work, where you will learn to free the body of emotional trauma and clear the mind.
  • You will get 850 hours of classroom time, hands on massage training and clinical massage.
  • Build your clientele while you are still learning and have that base to build from when you finish.
  • Not only will you learn the techniques but you will also learn how to market and run your business.

REGISTERED UNDER THE UTAH POSTSECONDARY PROPRIETARY SCHOOL ACT (Title 13, Chapter 34, Utah Code).Registration under the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act does not mean that the State of Utah supervises, recommends, nor accredits the institution. It is the student’s responsibility to determine whether credits, degrees or certificates from the institution will transfer to other to other institutions or meet employer’s training requirements. This may be done by calling the prospective school or employer.

The instruction is not accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.