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7 Digital Learning Environment Etiquette Tips

Jul 22, 2020

National Holistic Institute takes pride in helping you develop a career in massage therapy that you will love. As a student at NHI, you will be mentored by a team of dedicated professionals committed to your success. The expectations for online learning and classroom learning are the same however, with a few variances. For example, … Read More

Tips for Studying in Massage Therapy School

Oct 1, 2019

You’ve registered for your classes, had your orientation, and maybe have started on your first few classes of massage therapy school. Congratulations! You’re officially one step closer to a career dedicated to helping people be well and feel their best. It’s an exciting time to work in the field of massage — the demand for … Read More

What to Expect When Starting National Holistic Institute Massage School

Mar 11, 2019

Massage therapy is a great career for people who want to have meaningful work helping others, but before you become a professional massage therapist comes the journey of massage school. Enrolling in massage therapy school is a big decision and you may be wondering what it will be like. Here are some tips on what … Read More

NHI Senior Sebastian Stratton-Clarke Wins 2018 Successful Hands Grant

Jan 15, 2019

National Holistic Institute is proud to recognize Emeryville Group 2 Senior Sebastian Stratton-Clarke as a winner of the 2018 Successful Hands Grant. Performance Health and Massage Envy established the Successful Hands Grant Program to help students prepare for the rewards of a career in massage therapy. Each winner receives a $1000 educational grant. Successful Hands … 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

Train for your Massage Therapy Career in San Francisco

Jul 31, 2015
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National Holistic Institute and Biofreeze Announce Winner of the 2015 AMTA Convention Scholarship: Raymond Orona

Jun 1, 2015

National Holistic Institute and Biofreeze proudly announce that Raymond Orona, an Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Graduate and Massage Therapy Ambassador at the NHI Santa Ana campus, has won the 2015 NHI/Biofreeze AMTA Convention Scholarship, honoring 2010 AMTA/Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year and NHI staffer Melissa Wheeler. Raymond will receive complimentary registration, airfare, and hotel for … Read More

Hands for Humanity Massage | Taking Care of Yourself is Taking Care of Your Community

Jul 30, 2012

My education at NHI is the reason I am able to create this dream into a reality. NHI provides an in-depth education of several massage modalities, kinesiology, anatomy, pathology, physiology, and business. My mentor and all the staff at NHI have also provided incredible support, during school and after graduation. All the staff has played a role in developing the massage therapist I am today. I can’t thank each and every one of them enough for the tools, the patience, the love, the time they have made available for me, and the encouragement.… Read More

Body Mechanics | At the Intersection of Massage School and Local Organic Produce

Jun 20, 2012

When I was in massage school up in the mountains of North Carolina, I spent some time working on an organic farm. The work was fun, active, outdoors, and I often came home with a bag of fresh veggies too. Wielding shovel and hoe, I did battle with weeds and insects. Naturally, I deeply appreciated my newfound circle of massage therapists-in-training. But what really surprised me was the difference that was made by learning to move efficiently… in other words, using good body mechanics. When I brought my massage therapist’s Lunge and Weight Transfer out to the spinach field it was nothing short of a revelation. … Read More

The Book of Sun Chaser | Insights Into a Holistic Life From NHI Massage Student

Feb 6, 2012

The Book of Sun Chaser: Life As Eye See It, is a collection of profoundly simplistic, divinely appointed, life inspired wisdoms, insights, and knowledge transcribed with an intention and purpose to motivate, encourage, challenge, question, inspire, illuminate and help. As I mention in my book, all that I have ever gone through, experienced, learned, been privy to, etc. I share in the most genuine and sincere hope that it can help another. Topics incorporated in The Book of Sun Chaser, include the concepts of Natural versus Super-Natural, Reacting versus Responding, Balance, Harmony, Energy, Self – Fulfillment, and a host of other topics designed to improve quality of life physically and metaphysically.… Read More