SCOTTSDALE, AZ. – July 22, 2010 – Brian Watt, a faculty member of Cortiva Institute – Scottsdale School of Massage Therapy, was voted “Favorite Body Worker” in a recent Natural Awakenings magazine poll.

The 2010 Natural Choice Awards, according to the magazine, “give readers the opportunity to give individuals, services and businesses in the Valley each year who deserve recognition for their efforts in natural health and wellness.” The Awards appeared in the magazine’s June edition and are based on popular vote from ballots in the February and March editions.

“We’re pleased Natural Awakenings magazine readers selected Brian as their Favorite Body Worker. He has exceptional massage therapy skills which he has shared with many Cortiva Institute students who have themselves gone on to become professional massage therapists,” said campus president Mark Elliott.

A native of Arizona, Watt currently owns and operates Nirvana Bodyworks in Tempe. For Cortiva Institute, Watt has enjoyed instructing Massage and Foundational Mechanics courses as well as his previous experience supervising the student clinic at Cortiva Institute.
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