Day Spa Academy

General Information


Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide our students with positive, life enriching opportunities to grow personally and excel professionally.

Education Philosophy

Day Spa Academy is committed to the development of health and wellness professionals who are dedicated to the safe, legal, and ethical practice of Massage Therapy, Aesthetics, Reflexology, and Personal Training.


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ABOUT Day Spa Academy

Thank you for considering Day Spa Academy in your quest to enter into a new and rewarding career. As you take the first steps toward your educational goals, we want you to know that the staff and faculty at Day Spa Academy are dedicated to your success. It is our goal to provide the opportunity for students interested in Wellness Careers, the knowledge necessary to obtain the credentials required to enter into their chosen profession and the skills and experience needed to become competent, care centered

With Wellness Careers continuing to grow in demand, Day Spa Academy can provide you the opportunity to find employment in hospitals, medical offices and clinics, on cruise ships, with professional athletic teams, exercise facilities as well as day spas and wellness retreats. For those of you that have dreamed of owning your own business, Day Spa Academy assures you that you will graduate with the knowledge and confidence to do so.

Day Spa Academy, located in the heart of Central Washington, where we enjoy an average of 199 days of sunshine per year and a slower paced quality of life. Internationally known for our wineries and our outdoor playground, we offer an array of winter sports, boating, the arts and much more. The economic structure of Central Washington provides a lower cost of living making it an ideal location to launch yourself into your new and exciting future.

A representative at Day Spa Academy will answer all your questions and walk you through the application process. Once you commit to a career as a Wellness Practitioner, Day Spa Academy will take care of the rest.

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Student Services


Day Spa Academy is dedicated to the success of each student. Our instructors offer individual and group tutoring for students that are struggling academically at no extra cost. For those students that need additional help, professional tutoring is available upon request as well.


Resource Center

Reference materials, professional trade journals, DVD and CD format are available to students.


Job Placement

Day Spa Academy is heavily involved in community outreach. Local businesses, including clinics, spa’s, studio’s, exercise facilities and salons use our school as a resource when they are hiring for health and wellness positions. Day Spa Academy is in the process of putting together a formal job placement program as well.



Day Spa Academy can provide information about local housing options for those relocating from other areas. Day Spa Academy does not own or operate housing facilities. We work closely with our Yakima Valley Tourism organization utilizing their resources for our students when needed.


Continuing Education

Day Spa Academy provides or sponsors advanced classes covering a broad range of modalities to support alumni in meeting their CEU requirements and further advancing their skills.


Professional Associations

Day Spa Academy is a member of the Northwest Aestheticians’ Guild, the Associated Skin Care Professionals, the American Massage Therapy Association and the American Bodywork & Massage Professionals. The Academy encourages their students and alumni to become a member of a professional association of their choice. Attending State and National Conventions and Conferences are encouraged as well. Both are a recourse for support and advancement in a wellness career. Information about professional associations for health and wellness

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General Information


Administrative Staff

Teresa L. Cook, LMP
President, Director of Education
Debra Close
Office Manager, Registrar
Kathleen Green
Admissions Representative


  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day


School Calendar

2015—2016 Fall Term
September 14, 2015
2015 - 2016 Winter Term
December 14, 2015
2015 - 2016 Spring Term
March 14, 2016
2015 - 2016 Summer Term
June 13, 2016

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, Closed

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