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Ancient Wisdom College of Healing Arts


Ancient Wisdom College of Healing Arts
305 McKenzie Ave. Suite B
Council Bluffs, Iowa


From its Iowa location, Ancient Wisdom College of Healing Arts (AWCHA) offers programs in Massage Therapy and provides support for students seeking to become professional and competent massage therapists. AWCHA's 1,000-hour program is approved by Nebraska & Iowa Massage Therapy Boards and the National Certification Board. Students are prepared to take the National Exam in massage, required by most states including Nebraska and Iowa. The school offers both a 9-month and 18-month program, meeting both weekday and weekends.

AWCHA's Massage Therapy program offers instruction in The Melchizedk Method(tm), Kinesiology, Spectrum Healing as well as Reiki certification and Dowsing Training. The school is NCBTMB approved. Classes are small with up to 12 students maximum with clinical work involved in the curriculum as well. The school has two licensed massage therapists on staff, Executive Director and Reiki Master Teacher, Stephie S. Albright, and Dennis Daugherty, Operations Director.

The school offers scholarship opportunities, early enrollment and student internship programs. Student payment plans are also available.

Quick Facts

  • The college offers discounted student massages and weekly client extra discounts.

  • Graduates can pursue jobs in spas, beauty salons, resorts, cruise ships as well as medicinal areas such as chiropractor/medical offices, hospitals, rehab, or physical therapy centers.

  • As preventative care becomes more popular, massage therapy has become one of the fastest growing professions in the health care industry.
  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.

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