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NHI Graduate Joseph Hughes’ Fightletics is Helping Athletes Reach Their Full Potential

Feb 4, 2019

  Joseph Hughes’ career as a Massage Therapist has seen him helping top-level athletes from UFC star Nate Diaz and NCAA Football players to weekend warriors from all walks of life feel and perform their best. After graduating from National Holistic Institute’s Massage Therapy Training Program Emeryville Campus in 2014 he started his private practice Fightletics Performance … Read More

NHI Instructor William Mathis Says Goodbye After Nearly Two Decades of Work He Loves

Jan 28, 2019

Still Crazy After All These Years: Nearly Two Decades of Work I Love By William Mathis   A major chapter of my life is coming to a close. I signed on with The National Holistic Institute in the spring of 2001, and last Wednesday, I tendered my resignation. It’s been an amazing journey. I’ve seen the … 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

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

Rebecca Ramirez de Arellano Receives the NHI 2018 Massage Therapy Ambassador AMTA Convention Scholarship

Sep 10, 2018

The NHI Massage Therapy Ambassador Scholarship covers the cost for one National Holistic Institute (NHI) senior or graduate to attend the annual American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) National Convention, providing the recipient with access to industry leaders, educational sessions, networking venues and hands-on experience with professional products. Rebecca Ramirez de Arellano, LMT, a 2015 graduate … Read More

Receive a $500 Tuition Voucher When You Attend NHI’s All Campus Intro to Massage Therapy On September 11th From 2pm – 4pm

Sep 4, 2018

Begin your journey with us at NHI’s All Campus Intro to Massage Therapy on Tuesday, September, 11th from 2 pm – 4 pm. This event provides exciting opportunities to learn the basic techniques of giving a massage, information on our school, and why massage therapists are in demand now more than ever! Invite your family and … Read More

Massage Therapy is a Powerful Medicine for Underserved Communities

Jun 4, 2018

Desserin Custodio found massage therapy and National Holistic Institute at just the right time. As a veteran of the United States Army, she was going through a rough patch in her life and wondering what was next. After enrolling at NHI she found the supportive and understanding community at the school and within the surrounding … Read More

NHI Celebrates All Staff Days 2018

May 21, 2018

They came from everywhere on March 28th and 29th, 2018. 145 of us descended on the Berkeley Marina here in Northern California for our annual All Staff Days!  Once a year ALL of the staff and faculty at the National Holistic Institute come together to meet, play, learn, dance, hug, and eat (and hug)! This … Read More

Partner Yoga, Thai Massage and Alleviating Human Suffering

Apr 6, 2018

Take the spiritual wisdom of ancient yoga, mix it with Thai massage, add a bit of acrobatics and you’ve got Partner Yoga (also known as Acroyoga). Partner Yoga is a great mix of exercise, spirituality, and trust building play that has found growing popularity in the health and wellness community. Renee Araneda became interested in … Read More

3 Reasons Massage Therapy Is the Perfect Career for Dancers

Feb 28, 2018

National Holistic Institute Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program student Matthew Doolin has been a professional ballet dancer for over a decade and a certified massage therapist since July 2017. Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Matthew earned a bachelor’s degree in Dance Education from Indiana’s Butler University. Dance gave him the opportunity to travel the world as a performer and … Read More