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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

Teacher Feature: Renee Araneda

Oct 27, 2015

This month we are highlighting Renee Araneda, one of our massage therapy instructors at our Emeryville campus. Renee graduated from NHI Emeryville in 2007 and worked in a variety of settings, including integrative wellness centers, acupuncture clinics, and spas.  This valuable experience helped her build a successful private practice, which she continues to maintain today, … Read More

NHI San Jose Celebrates its 10th Anniversary!

Sep 3, 2015

Contributing Writer: Aurora Donnelly Walking into the doors of the San Jose campus is like coming home to me. I remember coming in for my campus tour provided by the admissions team. As soon as Michelle began talking about the program I immediately felt that this place was where I belonged. I met many teachers … Read More

NHI Teacher Feature: Rondi Kirby

Aug 26, 2015

We sat down with Rondi Kirby, one of NHI’s massage therapy instructors at the San Francisco Campus to learn about how she became interested in massage therapy, her experience owning a spa in Breckenridge, living in Yosemite and her most memorable moment in her massage career.   Q1: Why did you choose massage therapy? Rondi: I took … Read More

5 Reasons Why Learning Massage Therapy in San Francisco Rules

Jul 31, 2015

  Contributing Writer: Elizabeth Higareda Being a massage student in San Francisco has been a fantastic experience. There’s a sense of community in Group 28 that I’ve never felt anywhere else I’ve attended school. With San Francisco being such a diverse community, our interactions with the public are always different and exciting. Day to day, we’re … Read More

Join us for Massage Matters All Campus Open House Celebration on August 6th at 3pm – 7pm!

Jul 23, 2015

Don’t you think the world would be a better place if everyone got a massage? Come discover why massage therapy matters and why massage therapists are in demand now more than ever before at NHI’s Massage Matters Open House Celebration. You and your friends are invited to join us on Thursday, August 6th from 3 … Read More

Manage Arthritis Pain with Massage Therapy

Jun 29, 2015

I want to tell you about the most memorable massage I’ve ever done – literally. By the time my grandmother was in her nineties, her short-term memory was pretty much shot. She could remember WW2 like it was yesterday, but a conversation five minutes ago would escape her completely. I knew she was approaching the end … Read More

What is Reiki?

Jun 24, 2015

Have you heard about reiki, the energy healing system that’s been growing rapidly in popularity over the last several years? Curious about getting a session but not sure what it’s all about? Simply put, reiki means “universal life energy”. It originated in Japan in the early twentieth century when Dr. Mikao Usui, a Buddhist monk … Read More

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