(Our faculty consists of contract working professionals unless otherwise stated)
Wendy Edwards, LMT, NCTMB, graduated from Healing Mountain Massage School in 2007. She has done advanced training in Sports Massage, Myoskeletal Alignment, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Hydrotherapy and Reiki. She currently teaches Massage Therapy I: Swedish Massage and Massage Therapy III: Advanced Integrative Therapies.
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.
Devan Hadlock, LE & LMT, has studied at UCMT, The Prince Institute and The Structural Integration Institute. He has experience in both Spa and Clinical settings. Devan teaches Anatomy and Physiology at Healing Mountains Northern Campus in Salt Lake City Utah.
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 is the Associate Spa Director at Healing Mountain Massage School & teaches Hydrotherapy, Thai Yoga Massage and Craniosacral Therapy at our Salt Lake Campus.
Margie Leystra, LMT, CHT, Regression Therapist, Reiki Master and energy practitioner graduated from Awakening Spirit Massage School, Transpersonal Hypnotherapy Institute and Ravenheart Center. She has been involved in practicing healing arts for more than 20 years; expanding her practice to include traditional bodywork therapies, human energy field work, hypnotherapy and past life and between life regression therapies. Margie has been an instructor at Healing Mountain Massage School for 17 years and is currently teaching Reiki, Lymphatic Manual Drainage Massage and Crystal Healing.
Katie Lienemann, LMT graduated from UCMT 2011, Katie has a passion for Massage and Bodywork and has advanced her knowledge in this area with her Yoga teacher training in April of 2015. She has experience in the Spa setting as well as private practice. Katie teaches Reiki, Crystal Healing, and Lymphatic at Healing Mountains Northern Campus in Salt Lake City Utah.
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, Prenatal Massage Ethics and the law, Licensure prep, Seated Massage and our L.R.C.’s.
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 Sports Massage I & II and Hydrotherapy & Spa Techniques at the SLC 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 SLC Campus Director for three years. He currently is the schools Marketing and Art Director.
RJ Nikola, JCD, BA, LMT 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 serves currently as a commissioner for the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools – ABHES, and as a member of the Utah State Massage Board.
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 is a graduate of Healing Mountain Cedar City Campus and Southern Utah University in 2008. She earned her composite Bachelor’s degree in Psychology & Sociology. Alea practices Swedish Massage, Trigger Point, Aromatherapy, Crystal Healing, and Thai Yoga Massage. She currently teaches the Thai Yoga massage course for the Salt Lake campus and is the Financial Aid Director for the school.
Joel Smith, LMT, graduated from UCMT in 2009 having taken both the Professional and Master bodywork programs. He works as part of a holistic health team at the Advanced Health Clinic and has continued his bodywork education with advanced training in Structural Integration, Visceral Manipulation, Craniosacral, and Lymphatic Drainage. Joel teaches Anatomy and Physiology as well as Kinesiology at Healing Mountains Salt Lake Campus.
Angie Tacheny, LMT, BS, graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University with a focus on trigger point therapy and has a private practice in Salt Lake City. Angie is a teacher for Massage 1, Communications/Spa Orientation and Hydrotherapy. She was previously the Associate Spa Director and currently serves as the Campus Director & on the School Board of Directors 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. Nikki currently teaches Reflexology and Communications at our SLC 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 for the school and teaches Eastern Paradigm and Pathology.