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Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 26% from 2016 to 2026.

Massage Education


Anatomy / Kinesiology / Pathology


  Learn the body systems and their

functions to gain an understanding of 

the basic structure, functions, and 

pathological conditions of the body.

Study human movement (physical

activity) which plays a vital role in the

overall health and wellness of individuals 

and of society as a whole.


Modalities / Spa Treatments


Our massage therapy students have many

opportunities to learn a vast and diverse

number of the modalities of bodywork. It is

estimated there are 350 modalities of massage, 

in addition to the added spa treatments.


Business / Ethics / Law


Body Wellness Massage Therapy Academy

opens the rich history of massage ethics that

carries into your career. Education in

Arkansas rules, regulations, and business

principles will help in advancing your

career in Massage Therapy.

TUITION Expenditures & Class Schedule

About Us

Donna McGriff, MTI


 Donna has devoted her life to assisting individuals in healing.  As a Massage Therapy Instructor she has studied many techniques and modalities from traditional massage to energy work.  Donna is a Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor, Reiki Master-Teacher, Advanced IET Practitioner, Essential Oils Practitioner, Vibrational Therapist and Gem & Crystal Therapist.  

Donna was appointed three times by the Arkansas Governor to serve as a member of the Arkansas State Board of Massage Therapy. She continues her devotion to holistic education for Massage Therapist and Healers.  Donna founded Body Wellness, Inc. in 1992.  Donna has been involved with assisting individuals in healing for 40 years and has been an Arkansas Licensed Massage Therapist since 1991. Donna currently maintains a private practice, teaches and facilitates educational seminars.

Michelle Christen, MMT, CMLDT


Michelle is a native of Conway, and is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas holding a Bachelors in Business Administration.  She is licensed as a Master Massage Therapist by the Arkansas State Board of Massage Therapy.   Michelle is also the Owner of THE SPA'AH, LLC in Conway. 

 Michelle is a believer that education never stops; and therefore, she is constant pursuit of continuing education opportunities in advancement of her practice.  She also obtained her national Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist in Vodder technique through Klose Training.   Michelle is an integrative bodyworker who intuitively uses a combination of modalities of massage. Some of her favorite practices are trigger point therapy, thai massage, sacred lomi lomi, and hot bamboo. She also enjoys the use of deep tissue, reflexology, hydrotherapy, cupping, gua sha, and aromatherapy and reiki.


Start on the path to a rewarding career today!