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NHI Graduate & Scholarship Winner, Tobi Lessem Featured at the AMTA 2016 National Convention

Nov 29, 2016

The AMTA 2016 National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was an outstanding success and ranks as the largest convention in the AMTA history. The AMTA convention is where the massage therapy community advances the profession through continuing education, networking, and sharing the newest products. Each year key stakeholders in the industry attend the convention to support … 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

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

6 Benefits of Thai Massage

May 27, 2015

Many people find themselves overwhelmed by stress and the toll it takes on body and mind. Some respond by way of such venerable arts as yoga to limber up a stiff body, or meditation to calm a turbulent mind. These arts are powerful, but they take time and discipline to cultivate. Wouldn’t it be great … Read More

Massage Therapy Represses Asthma

Mar 16, 2015

by William Mathis  Asthma almost killed me when I was five. I woke up scared and unable to breathe – which also raised my parents’ stress level dramatically. Several ER visits later, they knew something had to change. My asthma led us to Dr. Weiner’s office. His prescription was my first introduction to the medical … Read More

4 Ways Teens Can Benefit from Massage Therapy

Mar 2, 2015

Adults are not the only ones who can benefit from massage therapy. In between childhood and adulthood, teens experience massive changes on both a physiological and psychological level. While teenagers should continue to get routine physical exams by a physician and maintain an active lifestyle, massage therapy can be a valuable component to a teen’s overall health and wellness. Below … Read More

12 Self-Care Tips for Massage Therapists

Feb 21, 2015

As a massage therapist taking care of yourself is as important as taking care of your clients. Your work is demanding, so having a good self-care regimen in place is a necessity. Placing a priority on self-care helps you center yourself and reduce stress.  Your commitment to self-care is an indication that you recognize balance … Read More

Join our Twitter Chat Discussing Continuing Education for Massage Therapists

Feb 13, 2015

Are you interested in continuing your massage therapy education? Do you need help finding out when you should start taking continuing education classes, where to find them and what you should look for in choosing quality professional development? Our special guests and experts in the massage therapy field, Bard Williams, Ed.D, CMT – Owner of … Read More

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