CLOVR School of Massage Leadership
Denise Radcliffe, Director of Faculty
Licensed Massage Therapist
After having served as dean of faculty at Globe University, Massage Program Chair and Instructor at MN School of Cosmetology, Education Director and Instructor at CenterPoint School of Massage and Shiatsu, and a massage instructor at Northwestern Health Sciences University, Denise serves as CLOVR School of Massage’s Director of Faculty. Denise has been performing massages for more than 30 years and has been teaching massage students for more than 20 years. She currently serves as the Guest Relations Manager and a massage therapist for CLOVR Life Spa in Apple Valley, MN.
Hailing from the foothills of the Appalachia Mountains, she graduated from Rio Grande College with a bachelor’s of science in physical education and Ohio University with a master’s degree in physical education. After teaching in schools early in her career, she attended the Florida School of Massage with a desire to own her own massage business. After graduating massage school, she relocated to Minnesota and opened You’re Worth it Therapeutic Massage for a few years before being recruited to lead and teach massage programs. Denise has continued education in the following areas: prenatal, myofascial release, oncology massage, reflexology, trigger point therapy, sports massage, neuromuscular release, myofascial release, and cupping.
Denise teaches Technique 1 & 2, Sciences, Anatomy & Physiology, Kinesiology & Pathology at the CLOVR School of Massage.
Courtney Blanchard, Instructor
Licensed Massage Therapist
Originally from Owosso, Michigan, Courtney graduated from the Virginia Academy of Massage and has been performing massage for more than 20 years. She holds a certificate from the Alexander School of Natural Therapeutics and spent significant continuing education in the areas of Reconnecting Neuromuscular Responses (RNR), sport massage, Lomi Lomi, lymph drainage, cupping, and the use of warm bamboo sticks in massage. Courtney currently serves as the lead massage therapist at CLOVR Life Spa in Apple Valley, MN.
Courtney teaches Technique 2 and supervises student clinic at the CLOVR School of Massage.
Robin Hicks, Executive Director
Robin is the co-owner and Director of CLOVR Life Spa and serves as Executive Director of the massage school, and participates in teaching the business courses in the curriculum. Robin has held various marketing and media positions throughout her career. She holds a bachelor’s of science in broadcast journalism from Illinois State University and an MBA in marketing and branding from the University of St. Thomas.
Robin teaches business principles, business plan writing, and methods of marketing for small business at the CLOVR School of Massage.
Todd Corbo, Human Resources & Business Director
Todd Corbo is the co-owner and Director of Human Resources for CLOVR Life Spa, and serves the CLOVR School of Massage in both the human resources and business areas. As a licensed Minnesota attorney, Todd provides oversight on all legal matters, agreements and policies. Todd holds a bachelor’s of science degree in business from University of Wisconsin, an MBA from University of Minnesota, and a JD from William Mitchell School of Law.
Todd teaches part of the business curriculum including the basic aspects of legal agreements, contracts, employment agreements, and principles of accounting and taxation for small business at the CLOVR School of Massage.