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NHI Studio City Grad Walter “Jai” White has a multi-faceted career in Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy and NEVER stops learning

Feb 24, 2021

Walter “Jai” White is a graduate of both the Core and Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy (ANMT) Programs at NHI Studio City. Jai provides us with an account of his incredible story of how a camping trek turned into a mutli-faceted career in Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy and how he never stops learning. I am retired United … Read More

NHI Santa Rosa Graduate Katherine Sciford builds her private practice throughout the pandemic

Feb 18, 2021

Santa Rosa Massage School Graduate Katherine Sciford reflects on her experience at NHI and how the pandemic has allowed her to build her private practice. Learn more about Katherine and her story below. My time at NHI was and always has been a fantastic experience. It was a lot of hard work and time but … Read More

NHI Santa Rosa Graduate Cheryl Stone remains “solidly booked” at Medical Massage 4 Pain Therapy

Feb 3, 2021

NHI Santa Rosa Graduate Cheryl Stone remains “solidly booked” in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how Cheryl found her path from mortgages to massage therapy as Owner of Medical Massage 4 Pain Therapy. I found myself looking for a new career at age 37, looking for something I was interested in and passionate … Read More

NHI Clovis Graduate Julius Copeland shares his story of having work he loves as the Owner of Tru Blue Wellness & Massage

Jan 27, 2021

My story is probably like most people’s. We all have a past that we’re both proud of, and not so proud of. Being raised by a single Mom of four, and watching her do and go through all she did, was and is my inspiration. Being a single Father of a beautiful little girl only … Read More

Staff Spotlight | Margy Sommer | A Journey from Pastry Chef to Professional Massage Therapist & NHI Emeryville Instructor

Dec 10, 2020

Today’s Staff Spotlight is on Margy Sommer, NHI graduate & Emeryville Campus Instructor with nearly 30 years (and counting) of experience in the field of massage therapy. Learn more about Margy’s amazing story from pastillage to petrissage below. I have had a private practice in Alameda for 29 wonderful, inspiring years. I teach at the … Read More

Staff Spotlight | Brenda Gonzalez | NHI Santa Ana Instructor & Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program Graduate

Nov 25, 2020

This Staff Spotlight is focused on Brenda Gonzalez, NHI Santa Ana Instructor and Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy (ANMT) Program Graduate. Read Brenda’s testimony about her journey to becoming an ANMT graduate and NHI instructor below. I always knew I didn’t want an “office” job, I wanted to interact with people, and constant movement was something I … Read More

NHI Santa Rosa Student Renae Verbera Receives 2020 CAPPS Bonnie Manley Memorial Scholarship

Nov 12, 2020

NHI Santa Rosa student Renae Verbera has been selected as a 2020 CAPPS Bonnie Manley Memorial Scholarship recipient.  Robert Johnson, Executive Director of the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS), and Dr. Fardad Fateri, President of the CAPPS Board of Directors, congratulate Renae Verbera on this great accomplishment. It is an honor and a … Read More

NHI Redding Graduate Shila Jones Finds Entrepreneurial Success With Body Recalibration Massage Therapy

Oct 5, 2020

NHI Redding Graduate Shila Jones has found entrepreneurial success with her private massage therapy practice, Body Recalibration Massage Therapy. “Near the end of my senior segment at NHI, I made the decision with a fellow classmate to open our private practice Body Recalibration Massage Therapy. I have successfully retained clients over the last year and … Read More

Tips for Maintaining Positive Mental Health While Social Distancing

Sep 8, 2020

Dealing with being at home all the time isn’t easy for everyone. Staying indoors can lead to feelings of isolation and take its toll on one’s mental health. While looking after our physical health is more important than ever, we must not underestimate the impact of increased stress and anxiety on our mental well-being. As … 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