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NHI Graduate, Tobi Lessem, Wins the 2010 Teacher-of-the Year Scholarship Sponsored by BioFreeze

Jul 27, 2016

National Holistic Institute and Biofreeze proudly announce that Tobi Lessem, an NHI graduate from the Massage Therapy Training Program and the Advanced Neuromuscular Training Program has won the 2010 Teacher-of-the Year Scholarship, sponsored by BioFreeze. Lessem will receive complimentary registration, airfare, and hotel for the 2016 American Massage Therapy Association National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in October compliments of NHI and … Read More

Enhance Your Personal Training Career with Massage Therapy.

Jun 21, 2016

  Get the Skills to Be a Sports Massage Professional. If you’re ready to earn additional income on top of personal training, and enhance the services you provide to your clients, you owe it to yourself to consider your potential as a sports massage therapist. As a personal trainer you have the stamina, inquisitive mind, … Read More

Learn about Shiatsu Massage and What you can expect at an ‘Introduction to Shiatsu’ Event at NHI

May 24, 2016

The Background of Shiatsu:  Shiatsu is an important style of therapeutic massage. Shiatsu comes from Japan, and although it is a fairly new modality, it has its roots in the millennia-old traditions of Chinese Medicine. A good clue to understanding shiatsu is the name itself, which combines the characters for “finger” and pressure”. A simple … Read More

NHI Graduate, Chip Semplinski, Leads Stretching Principles Workshop

Mar 15, 2016

Chip Semplinski, NHI Graduate  I wrote this post in lieu of a stretching principles workshop that I lead for my fellow NHI graduates. The workshop looked at stretching from the perspective of common movement principles rather than detailed instruction and the needs of the individual rather than a fixed program.   Moving better always makes … Read More

Inside Interview with NHI Graduate, Jilliane Zito, Facebook’s Lead Massage Therapist

Feb 17, 2016

    Jilliane Zito is the lead massage therapist at Facebook’s in house spa in Menlo park. After graduating from National Holistic Institute’s Massage Therapy Training Program at the San Francisco campus, she got hired at Facebook and began working in their fitness center part-time. In January 2015, Facebook opened the first ever corporate on-site … Read More

NHI Employer Special Feature: Watercourse Way

Jan 21, 2016

We had the opportunity to go to Watercourse Way, a full service day spa in Palo Alto to chat with the manager, Nathan Hanley, about what they look for when hiring massage therapists, why they love hiring NHI grads, and why it’s a great time to become a massage therapist.   NHI: Nathan, thanks for … Read More

NHI Students, Ricardo Rodriguez & Diana Suarez, Volunteer Massage Therapy with the Care Through Touch Institute

Jan 5, 2016

Care Through Touch Institute’s (CTI) mission is to care for and educate poor and marginalized people by providing massage therapy and holistic health practices that transform body, mind and spirit. The heart and practice of this healing service is born out of founder and executive director Mary Ann Finch’s experience of living and volunteering as … Read More

NHI Graduate, James Girard, Founder of James Girard Bodyworks Shares his Story of Running his own Massage Therapy Private Practice

Dec 10, 2015

At NHI, our alumni are constantly impressing us with the work they do after they graduate. We wanted to start highlighting our graduates accomplishments and success in the massage therapy field on our blog to give our current students an idea of what they have to look forward to after graduation. We sat down with … Read More

An NHI Grad’s Experience Providing Geriatric Massage as a Hospice Volunteer

Nov 19, 2015

Written by NHI Graduate, Rebecca Bower  Becoming a massage therapist was a dream of mine for many years. Before I started the massage therapy training program at NHI, I wasn’t sure which area of massage I was most interested in pursuing. During the program I realized that I wanted to focus on geriatric massage, which is … Read More

Biting the Bullet: The Masseter

Oct 15, 2015

By William Mathis, NHI instructor The masseter is one of the most crucial muscles in the human body because it allows us to chew food and thus nourish the body. Its name is derived from the Greek word masasthai, meaning “to chew”, and it forms a prominent part of the contours of the face. For its size, … Read More

Massage Therapy as a Career for Veteran’s

Oct 30, 2015

We sat down with Lola D. Logan, an NHI student who served in the United States Army for 11 years as a Healthcare Specialist and Combat Medic to learn more about her and why she choose NHI. Read about her inspiring story as she transitioned from military life to civilian life and how she found … Read More

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