Salt Lake City Campus Faculty for Cedar City Campus
 

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SCHOOL FACULTY

(Our faculty consists of contract working professionals unless otherwise stated)

Jennifer Betts LMT, graduated from Vista College in Massage Therapy in
2010. She is versed in multiple modalities and has had experience working in
Spa settings as well as running her own business. She is certified in Business
and Computer Technology with a focus in Accounting. Jennifer teaches
Marketing at our Salt Lake Campus.

Wendy Edwards,
LMT, NCTMB, graduated from Healing Mountain Massage School and is currently studying with the Institute of Trigger Point Therapy. She has done advanced training in Sports Massage as well as Reiki. She teaches Massage III at the SLC campus.

Wallace J. Greenfield, is a graduate of the College of Business at the University of Utah receiving a BS degree in accounting. He worked as CFO, accountant and general manager of a major real estate developer for over 16 years and is currently the accountant for Healing Mountain Massage School campuses in Salt Lake City and Cedar City, Utah.

PJ Hair,
LMT graduated from UCMT & received advanced training in craniosacral from both Milne & Upledger Institutes. She served on staff at the Milne Institute coordinating advanced level workshops. She has received training in oriental medical theory and has studied Chi Nei Tsang with the Healing Tao Institute. PJ teaches Cranial, Reflexology, Shiatsu and NCE Review.

Dustin Kennedy, LMT has been a licensed Massage Therapist since 1997 after graduating from UCMT. He maintains a practice called the Whole Way House, incorporating a wide variety of modalities. He has enjoyed teaching at various massage schools, having the opportunity to share techniques and information for the last fifteen years. Dustin teaches Hydrotherapy at our Salt Lake Campus.

Margie Leystra, LMT, NCTMB, graduated Awakening Spirit Massage School, is certified in Craniosacral Therapy, Shiatsu/ Oriental Medicine, Therapeutic Touch, and is a Reiki Master. She teaches Lymph Massage, Prenatal Massage, Crystal Healing, and Sales & Marketing at the SLC campus.

Angela Maggee, LMT, NCTMB, graduated from UCMT. She is a Registered Yoga Instructor and Certified Childbirth Educator specializing in the field of prenatal massage and pregnancy support. Angela is the Associate Director of Education at our Salt Lake Campus where she also teaches Massage I,
Massage II and Prenatal Massage.

Jeremy Miller, LMT, graduated from Healing Mountain. He currently practices and instructs in the SLC campus’ spa as the lead therapist. He has received advanced training in Sports Massage and currently teaches Hydrotherapy &
Spa Techniques at the SLC campus.

Spencer Nielson, BS in Biology from the University of Utah. He has served as a teaching assistant for Mark Nielsen at the U of U, as well as for Dr. Morton at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Spencer has a strong desire to help students progress and advance in the field of Massage Therapy by furthering their understanding of the human body. He currently teaches Anatomy and Physiology at the Salt Lake Campus.

Jesse Nikola, LMT, graduated from Healing Mountain, Salt Lake Community College with an Associate in Visual Art & Design, and a BFA from UVU in Graphic Communication. He worked as the SL Campus Spa Director for eight years and now currently holds title of SLC Campus Director. Jesse serves on the
School Board of Directors for the SLC campus and is their in-house
Graphic/Web Designer.

RJ Nikola, LMT, BA is the School Director for Healing Mountain. He graduated from UCMT, has a JCD in Education and a BA from BYU. He is author of Japanese Full-Body Shiatsu and Creatures of Water being used at massage schools in the US & Canada. Randy is an accreditation evaluator and is currently serving on the ABHES Executive Committee as well as a Commissioner for ABHES.

Erna Serezlic LMT, graduated from Myotherapy College of Utah. Erna has experience in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Shiatsu and Thai Yoga Massage. She teaches Shiatsu at our Salt Lake Campus.

Susan Sharp began her exploration of aromatherapy and essential oils nearly 20 years ago as the founding owner of a Salt Lake City boutique specializing in natural body care products. She has studied under renowned international aromatherapists throughout the years. She shares her enthusiasm and expertise with each graduating class - stressing the safety precautions of using essential oils with clients.

Alea Schmuker, BS, LMT, NCTMB is a graduate of Healing Mountain and SUU with a composite Bachelor’s degree in Psychology & Sociology. She works full time as a Financial Aid Rep and payroll processor for the Salt Lake Campus. Alea teaches Thai Yoga massage, Massage I, Zen Massage and Communications for the Salt Lake campus. 

Elizabeth Schofield is a Reiki Master with additional training in Chakra and Aura balancing, Communications and Psychology as well as Fitness Instruction. She has a deep understanding of the body and how it works and a passion for sharing this knowledge. Elizabeth teaches Reiki at both the Salt Lake and Cedar City Campuses.

Angie Tacheny LMT, BS, graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University. Angie has experience working in Resorts, Spas, Chiropractic & Acupuncture offices and Gyms. She has a private practice in Salt Lake City. Angie is the Assistant Spa Director at our SLC Campus.

Nikki Rae Whitlock, LMT, NCTMB, Certified Hendrickson Method Therapist, Thai Yoga Practitioner, and an Asyra Bio-feedback technician. Nikki graduated from UCMT where she became a teaching assistant and is currently a TA at The Hendrickson Institute in Berkeley, CA. Nikki owns a private practice and is the Spa Director at our Salt Lake Campus.

Cali Wightman, BS, RN graduated in Nursing from the University of Utah. She was trained there by author and anatomist, Mark Nielsen to teach human anatomy, and assist in the medical cadaver labs there. She teaches A&P at our SLC campus when she is not working as a nurse.

McKenzie Wightman is currently working toward her BS in nursing at the University of Utah. McKenzie has a background in science, including biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology. She was a teaching assistant in the anatomy lab at the University of Utah. She teaches Anatomy and Physiology at the Salt Lake City campus.

Blayne Wiley, LMT, attended the University of Utah where he studied English, Education and Theatre. Blayne has specialized in several modalities including Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupressure, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Pathology, Cranio-sacral Therapy and he is a certified Touch For Health Instructor. He taught at UCMT for 7 years and has had a private practice for 15 years. He is currently the owner/operator of the Whole Way House, an integrative and holistic personal care center that also produces Rainforest Haven Aromatherapy Products for over 10 years. In 2007, Blayne started the Professional Massage & Bodywork program at Eagle Gate College and was the Program Director for almost 7 years. He is currently the Director of Education at the SLC campus.