Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) is a nationally accredited (ACCET) private college and community-healing center for Holistic Healthcare careers and continuing education. We are dedicated to providing professional, affordable education (on campus and online) for those interested in entering the healing arts profession, continuing education, or personal and spiritual growth.
Urban Farming has become a growing part of U.S. food economy as it helps reduce the miles food needs to travel, and helps others gain access to healthy food they may otherwise have not been able to afford. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says “around 15 percent of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas.” Whether you are interested in growing food for earning income or producing healthier food all on your own, this program will help you get your hands dirty, and plate full. It will teach you how to spread what you learn throughout your community, and increase the number of people taking back control over their food production, and moving our communities closer to real sustainability.
The foods we choose to eat often profoundly affect our lives and our total well-being. At the core of this program is awareness of the mind-body-spirit connection, recognizing that the nutritional value of the foods taken into the body is essential for completing the circuit between all aspects of our being. Incorporating Holistic Nutrition into your lifestyle involves understanding the therapeutic properties of unrefined whole-food nutrients, developing healthy shopping habits, utilizing high-quality seasonal recipes, specific cooking techniques, and more. Here you will study the fundamentals of human nutrition, including dietary therapies, whole foods cuisine, nutritional supplements, obesity and eating disorders, and contemporary dietary practices including alternative theories for body detoxification.
If you are you fascinated by the inner workings of the subconscious mind, learn to launch a new career that positively impacts people’s lives, with Hypnotherapy. This program features dedicated instructor guidance, instructional videos, and discussion forums and yes, Hypnotherapy can be taught effectively online. Transpersonal Hypnotherapy has been proven effective in easing a wide variety of physical, emotional and psychological problems. Think of Hypnotherapy as a tool for bridging the gap between the body, mind and spirit. By using guided imagery and harnessing the power of the subconscious mind, powerful healing and transformation can take place.