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“NHI Believes”

“NHI became my sanctuary and my mentors and classmates became family.” – Brittany “Shon” Anderson, NHI Studio City Core & ANMT Program Graduate

Apr 22, 2021

National Holistic Institute’s mission of “Helping People Have Work They Love” is built upon a foundation of core values such as, “telling the truth with compassion” and “positive energy flowing.”  NHI Graduate Brittany “Shon” Anderson highlights a few other core values of, “providing safe space” and “building confidence, creating opportunity” in her inspiring story below. Shon … Read More

“Losing my job and starting school at NHI saved my life.” – Leslie Beauvais, NHI Studio City Grad

Mar 29, 2021

Losing my job and starting school at NHI saved my life. That sounds like a bold statement. Let me explain. During the summer of 2010, I finalized my divorce, I lost my job and I moved into a friend’s house to save money. When I lost my job, I spent a day brainstorming about what … Read More

Staff Spotlight | NHI Sacramento Instructor Alicia Priebe is an integral part of the learning process she once feared and avoided

Mar 18, 2021

Instructors know EVERYTHING, right? While this may appear to be true on the surface, the fact is, great instructors acknowledge they don’t know everything and are always learning, often times from their own students. Alicia Priebe, the focus of this Staff Spotlight, is an Instructor at our Sacramento Campus. Prior to that, she was a … Read More

Legacy Bay Area Colleges Unite to Expand Program Offerings in Holistic Health

Aug 12, 2020

  Emeryville, California – National Holistic Institute | A College of Massage Therapy announces the acquisition of Bauman College, a leading provider of vocational programs in the fields of Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts. NHI is excited to build upon the rich heritage of both organizations while expanding program offerings in online and in-person holistic health … Read More

NHI Celebrates Military Veterans in Massage Therapy

Nov 11, 2019

Happy Veteran’s Day! Welcoming Military Veteran students to NHI is essential in helping us to better understand how Massage Therapists can support Veteran clients. It is a privilege to have Military Veterans as students, staff, and alumni in the NHI family across all of our 10 Campuses. This past Spring, NHI Instructor, and US Navy … Read More

Teacher Appreciation Week: Q & A With NHI Dean of Faculty Renee Lucchini

May 8, 2019

  NHI Dean of Faculty Renee Lucchini has been in the field of massage since 1993. As a student at National Holistic Institute, she felt she had found a perfect fit, “When I walked through the door at NHI I felt like Dorothy coming home to Kansas! I had tried so many other crazy jobs … Read More

5 Reasons Why Now is a Great Time to Become a Massage Therapist

Oct 22, 2018

Have you been thinking about a new career as a Massage Therapist? Most people love the idea of receiving a massage, but they may not have considered actually providing this valuable and therapeutic service to others. You can attend massage school at one of our 10 California campuses and get started in this rewarding and growing field. If … Read More

AMTA Responds to Current Media Coverage

Dec 12, 2017

National Holistic Institute is deeply disturbed by the sexual assault allegations filed against Massage Envy, and the subsequent news coverage surrounding the Buzzfeed article. We stand committed to upholding and teaching professional ethics and standards in our curriculum and support the statements made by both the AMTA and the ABMP.… Read More

NHI Believes: Take Ten – The Final Step

Aug 1, 2014

…Continued from 10 Steps to Having a Life You Love   Step 10 of 10: Embracing Tiger By: Dr. Jeff Rockwell Many people are afraid of change. I know I often am. Instead of feeling and naming the emotion of fear, I merge it with the state called worry or anxiety and—wham!—I’m off to the … Read More

NHI Believes: Every Body has a Story

Jul 15, 2014

…Continued from “10 Steps to Having a Life You Love”   Step 9/10: EVERYBODY HAS A STORY By: Dr. Jeff Rockwell   “The body is sacred.” –Walt Whitman—   Let’s try a little experiment. I was tempted to call it a “thought experiment,” except I want to focus on something deeper than thought: namely, the … Read More