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Our Featured Program:

Integrative Healing Arts Practitioner

Holistic Health & Wellness Coach    View More Information  
This program offers a unique balance of Holistic Nutrition, Health and Wellness Coaching, Positive Psychology and Mindfulness courses, and Entrepreneurial courses to support you with taking your learning out into the world. You will get to choose either a focus of Mindful Meditation Facilitator or Whole Food Culinary to compliment your personal vision.

Our next start dates:
Online - March 7, 2022

Western Herbalism

Integrative Healing Arts Practitioner   View More Information  
Learn to help others optimize their well-being and become empowered to make healthier choices with cutting edge insights from the intersection of allopathic and integrative approaches to healing. Our online and on-campus diploma options offer foundational courses in business development, entrepreneurship, and transpersonal psychology with customizable elective specialties that let YOU choose your own path of service.

Our next start dates:
On Campus – January 4, 2022
Online – January 31, 2022

Massage Therapist

Massage Training Programs   View More Information  
For nearly three decades, Southwest Institute of Healing Arts has trained massage therapists for a variety of successful career paths. You’ll be prepared to work in settings such as private offices, spas, hospitals, massage specialty clinics, and fitness centers. You’ll also be well equipped to create your own professional practice, or rent and create space in a multi-use spa or health and wellness-provider building, or travel to clients’ homes or offices for private massage therapy sessions. If hands-on healing is your call, we encourage you to take a look at our wonderfully diverse and immersive massage training programs. Whether you feel called to study massage on a full-time or a part-time basis, you’ll find a program at SWIHA that fits your needs and schedule.

Our next start dates:
Evening - December 6, 2021
Morning - January 31, 2022

Western Herbalism

Western Herbalism Program   View More Information  
This career-oriented curriculum gives you the opportunity to experience every aspect of plant medicine from seed to sale. Our programs will enhance your connection to nature from an intuitive, spiritual and energetic interpretation, as well as, from the Phytochemical science-focused view. You’ll learn to make herbal medicinal remedies in class, while studying the theories supporting the curative formulations.

Our next start dates:
On Campus - October 2022

We offer a 745 hour Diploma and a 100 hour Certificate of Excellence

SWIHA’s Alignment with The Amrit Yoga Institute   View More Information  
SWIHA is honored to now be a training site for the entire 800 hour I AM Yoga Therapy™ Professional training, recognized and accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. I AM Yoga® is a unique distillation of teachings founded in yoga, meditation and Self-realization. It is a natural evolution of ancient yogic practices passed down from teacher to disciple. Developed by Yogi Amrit Desai and based on teachings which he received from his guru, Swami Shri Kripalvanandji (Kripalu), these practices maintain their mystical eastern roots while being scientifically current, accessible and relevant to the western psyche. All of the Integrative Amrit Methods (I AM Methods) are designed to empower practitioners to experientially recognize their essential wholeness as a foundation to actualize their full potential.

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Holistic Wellness Education

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Southwest Institute of Healing Arts has been training holistic practitioners for over twenty-five years. From our humble beginnings as a massage school, we have blossomed into an award-winning, nationally accredited, conscious college community with online and in-person programs at our beautiful Tempe, Arizona, campus. Our unique, tailored offerings include training in Holistic Nutrition, Health and Wellness Coach, Hypnotherapy, Mind-Body Wellness, Western Herbalism, Yoga Teacher Training, and much more. Our diploma and degree programs offer you the opportunity to choose concentrations and electives that fit your unique vision for serving as a holistic practitioner.

We are also one of the largest approved providers of Massage Therapy Continuing Education (CEUs) in the country. Our classes refine our students’ existing massage therapy skills and aid them in expanding the services available to their clients. We offer Aromatherapy, Breast Health, Canine Massage, Cranial Unwinding, Deep Tissue Massage, Fibromyalgia Therapy, Medical Massage, Myotherapy, Polarity, Reflexology, Reiki, and much more. Click to explore our various programs.

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts is honored to be affiliated with respected organizations such as the American Herbalists Guild, the National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists (NATH), Yoga Alliance (YA) and the American Board of Hypnotherapy (ABH). We are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) and approved by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). Click to view our Awards and Accreditations.

We are committed to giving our students the skills and confidence to pursue holistic entrepreneurship and build a myriad of opportunities in the wellness industry. We pledge to be there every step of the way, supporting you on your journey to building a fruitful, sustainable, and profitable holistic wellness business with our Success Center, offering lifetime entrepreneurial support, business mentoring and access to our on campus business lab. Our Great Graduates use their gifts and new skills to serve the healing arts community in so many different ways – you could be next!

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