Northwest Academy for the Healing Arts

The Northwest's finest independent massage school. Campuses in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bellingham, WA

Northwest Academy offers a comprehensive curriculum which integrates the art and science of massage therapy and bodywork. We encourage students to view massage therapy as a part of a well-rounded approach to healthcare. Students gain first-hand knowledge of other healthcare disciplines from experienced faculty members, who are leaders in their own field. Students learn how massage treatments can compliment acupuncture, chiropractic, naturopathic and allopathic medicine.

Our students can either choose a 7-month weekday or a 12-month weekend massage program. These programs are designed to complement the schedule of students with full-time employment.

The coursework at Northwest Academy prepares our students to find employment opportunities in a wide variety of professional settings, such as: athletic training facilities, spas and resorts, hospitals, chiropractic offices, birthing centers, medical offices, wellness centers, airports, cruise ships, and private practice. Our students study a variety of massage therapy techniques, as well as communication skills, professional ethics and business management. Our on-site student massage clinic, located in the West Seattle Whole Health Center, gives students the opportunity to hone their massage and professional skills while working with individuals from our community.

Effects of Massage Therapy for Athletes This blog discusses the wide-range of effects massage therapy has for athletes.

Can Massage Help with Our $411 Billion Sleep Problem?

Of course it can! : ) Research indicates the potential for massage to benefit sleep, a benefit especially related to massage's ability to reduce stress and effect relaxation.

Enroll in any of our 2016 or 2017 Massage Programs before January 1st 2017 and save $1,000 ~

Welcome NWA Evening Students! We are all very excited to watch you grow from massage school students, to successful Licensed Massage Therapists.

Last Call for Fall - All of our Fall massage licensing programs begin soon. Apply Today!

This might just be the best holiday ever! #nationalcoffeeday

Massage Therapy May Reduce Chemo-induced Peripheral Neuropathy Massage therapy may reduce peripheral neuropathy symptoms among patients receiving neurotoxic chemotherapy.

There is still time to apply for our Fall Massage Therapy Licensing Program.

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