MARCH 24th

About Cortiva Orem Campus

The mission of the Cortiva Institute is to provide high-quality, comprehensive training programs that prepare graduates for successful careers in massage therapy, skin care, and related health and wellness fields.


Cortiva Institute  is committed to the success of its students and graduates. Cortiva Institute offers practical and effective vocational training programs that are designed to produce successful practitioners and support the learning and personal growth of students.

Cortiva Institute  is committed to fostering a caring community and creating a safe and challenging classroom environment. Experienced and dedicated faculty provide hands-on training that focuses on the individual needs of each student.

Cortiva Institute  believes that students should graduate as experienced practitioners, ready to work. Our programs are both practical and innovative and draw upon the rich history of knowledge and experience of our member schools, as well as current industry trends.

Cortiva Institute is committed to the growth and evolution of massage therapy, skin care, and related fields. Our curriculum is therefore designed not only to enable our students to master established methods, but also to approach their work creatively so that they may contribute to the development of the techniques of the future.

Expert faculty focused on you

Our instructors are second to none: top professionals in their field who make your success their top priority.

Steven Barrington

Steven Barrington

Steve followed in his wife’s footsteps, discovering a passion for taking away a client’s pain. He is inspired by his students, especially when he sees them overcome obstacles and hardship in their personal lives. He works hard to inspire a love of bodywork in his students. Steve is also a music enthusiast, composer and musician. He enjoys running, camping and  spending time with his wife and daughter.

  • Teaches reflexology, trigger point therapy, injury massage and structural bodywork
  • Graduate, Utah College of Massage Therapy
  • Private practitioner focusing on injury rehabilitation and restoring the body to proper alignment
  • Experience in collaboration in chiropractic offices
  • Certified in Structural Integration
  • Author, Nemesis: The Diary of Jared Donovan

Weston Sorenson

Weston Sorenson

Weston finds joy in seeing his students transform into confident and knowledgeable bodyworkers as they undertake and finish the professional massage program, much as he did. He appreciates that he and his students share a similar desire and passion to enhance the quality of life for those around them.

  • Teaches acupressure, craniosacral therapy and Russian sports massage
  • Former teacher’s assistant

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