September 21 – 22 2019
Cost: $250 per couple
Hours: 9am – 2pm
Where: AlohaVeda Spa, 42 Baldwin Ave, Pa’ia Maui

October 26 & 27
Cost: 125
Hours: 9am – 2pm
Where: AlohaVeda Spa, 42 Baldwin Ave, Pa’ia, Mai

October 7 – 11 2019
Cost: $450
Hours: 11 – 5pm
Where: AlohaVeda Spa, 42 Baldwin Ave, Pa’ia, Maui

November 4 – 8 2019
Cost: $500
Hours: 11 – 5pm
where: AlohaVeda Spa, 42 Baldwin Ave, Pa’ia Maui

DEC 2 – 13 2019
Cost: $1,200
Hours: 11 – 5pm
Where: AlohaVeda Spa, 42 Baldwin Ave, Pa’ia, Maui

Pa’ia, Maui – Commencing October 7, 2019




Aloha, Please See Workshop Dates Below: PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER (808) 634-0346

Welcome To the AlohaVeda Academy of Massage & Workshops – MAE3359. Our goal is to help you become proficient and confident in our chosen field of massage therapy. Here is what your training with Alohaveda will involve:

Hawaii massage therapists must spend at least six months in preparation. You will receive a minimum of 570 hours of training and education.

The 570 hours will include at least 50 hours of physiology, anatomy, and structural kinesiology and at least 100 hours of theory and demonstration. This will include proper massage procedure, techniques and contraindications for specific conditions , condition assessment, hygiene, draping, and record keeping. All massage therapists and apprentices in Hawaii must have this training.

Within those 570 hours, you are also required to complete 420 hours of practical training either as a student at a massage school under the supervision of a massage school teacher or as an apprentice in the State of Hawaii Apprenticeship Program. You can complete this training with us here at AlohaVeda as one of our apprentices.

As a Hawaii apprentice at Alohaveda, you will receive 70 hours of training in clinical operations that will include 30 hours of sanitation and office procedures and 10 hours of record keeping. You will receive 40 hours of advanced techniques training, which consists of 20 hours of observation and 20 hours of consultation. The remaining hours of the apprenticeship will be supervised practice of massage, along with record keeping duties. This entire process must be completed within a time frame of between 6 and 24 months.

For Apprenticeship hours completed at AlohaVeda Clinic, under the State Rules and Regulations, a name badge saying “Apprentice” is to be worn at all times and the receiving of any money is prohibited. Lead Massage Therapist is to be present at all times during apprenticeship massage hours at the Licensed Massage Establishment permitted by the State.

Massage Training pre-requisite: Massage Apprentice or Licensed Massage Therapist – licenses or Apprenticeship paperwork to be attached to Enrollment Form for additional Massage Training.

50 Hours Anatomy Portion, Contraindications and Trigger Point Therapy Section of Practical Massage taught by:

David Peterson has a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and is the owner of Hana Lima Physical Therapy on Maui, Hawaii. Dr. Peterson’s primary specialty is orthopedic manual therapy, incorporating an array of muscle energy techniques including ischemic compression and post-isometric relaxation. He believes that normalizing the periphery is foundational for lasting musculoskeletal health, and an understanding of functional anatomy is essential to this goal. Dr. Peterson graduated from Pacific University of Oregon in 2011, moved to Maui, and has been in private practice since 2013. He enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, golfing, spending time with his wife and two daughters, and sharing knowledge with those interested in learning.

Susan Wilesmith – Principle Therapist: Teaching Modalities of General Massage, State Rules & Regulations, Hygiene, Sanitization, Draping. Owner of AlohaVeda Spa. Susan has over 30 years of Massage Experience. She specializes in Ayurveda, Hawaiian Healing Massage, Swedish, Myofacial, Medical Massage, Shiatsu, Ginger Compressing, Moxa, Chinese cupping, and will be licensed to teach Chi Nei Tsang from September 2019 (taught by Mantak Chia, Thailand)> .

This School will be a load of fun, with two enthusiastic Educators. You will complete your education with confidence and the knowledge to not only have the ability to Massage but have the education to be a Therapist (Healer). To help people with their pain and discomfort on all levels. Emotionally and Physically.

Aloha and Mahalo Nui Loa,

Susan Wilesmith: MAT9933
Certified Massage Therapy Instructor
Alohaveda, MAE3359 – 42 Baldwin Avenue, Pa’ia. Maui

Education in Massage Therapy:  570 Hawaii State Recognized hours required in total:


Tuition and Fees:
Deposit and Admission Fee (Non-refundable): $500.00
Administration and supplies (Non-refundable): $507.85
Total Deposit, Admission and Administration fees: $1000.00
Please note that after commencement of courses, No Refunds will be issued
Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology 50 hours
Massage Theory and Demonstration 50 hours
Massage Demonstration 50 hours
Cost for Core (@ $25.33 per Required Hour): $3,800.00
Individual classes may be taken on a space-available basis at a rate of $26.00 per required Instructional Hour
Total $4,807.85 including 4.167% GETax


You may complete your required 420 Practical Apprenticeship training at AlohaVeda Massage Clinic.
Additionally, you may select from the courses listed here that will go toward your Needed hours.



More Information about Tuition and fees:

Please Make payment for the course at least two weeks in advance. We have a NO REFUND policy.  The Administrative fee and Deposit and Admission fee are non-refundable at time of receipt. Course fees are non-refundable at commencement of classes. All course payments must be made in advance. We do not have any payment plans. This is a commitment Course.

Our Policy:

We provide a peaceful learning environment. Any disturbances, aggression, name calling or other disruptive behaviour towards other Students or Teachers, will result that the student involved will be asked to leave without a refund.  When the attitude is corrected the student may continue the Course under guidelines and acceptance of Teachers and Students to welcome the student back.

Once the Apprenticeship paperwork is received back from the Board of Massage, you may begin your accumulation of Practical/Apprenticeship hours at AlohaVeda or any Massage Establishment willing to take on an apprentice of choice.

Signed documents are compulsory before commencing training to understand the rules and regulations of this Course.

To Enroll please call (808) 634-0346.



Susan Wilesmit

Tax not included:

Payment in full before classes begin.

No refunds given, however you may re-enroll at anytime.