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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

MTAs Provide Sports Massage at NBA Champion Kevin Durant’s Fantasy Camp

Dec 22, 2017

NHI Emeryville Massage Therapy Ambassadors (MTAs) teamed up with ProCamps to provide sports massage to the participants at the Kevin Durant Inaugural Fantasy Basketball Experience from September 15 through 18.… 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 Instructors, Cynthia Ribeiro and Kirsten Staley on Massage Therapy Podcast, ‘How’s The Pressure?’ – Collaboration vs Referral

Oct 30, 2017

NHI instructors, Cynthia Ribeiro and Kirsten Staley, make the case on the “How’s The Pressure” podcast with Haley Winter on why you should work towards true collaboration and why it’s important to continue your medical education in order to help you better asses your clientele and move the massage therapy profession forward. Listen in.… Read More

Meet the Staff – Rachel Brown – SF Campus Student Life & Career Coordinator (SLCC)

Oct 24, 2017

What makes NHI so great is the people that shape and form our tight knit organization. We had the opportunity to chat wth Rachel Brown, a star Campus Student Life & Career Coordinator (SLCC) out of our San Francisco campus. Here is what she had to say about life and helping people find work they truly love.… Read More

NHI Instructor Provides Massage Therapy to Artists Performing at Outside Lands Music Festival

Sep 27, 2017

NHI Emeryville Instructor, Patrick Coomes, had the exciting opportunity of providing Massage Therapy to several artists performing at Outside Lands Music Festival, one of California’s largest music festivals held annually in San Francisco at Golden Gate Park. We connected with Patrick to find out what it’s like to give massages to the artists, how he learned about … Read More

NHI Instructors, Cynthia Ribeiro and Kirsten Staley Featured as Guest Speakers on Massage Therapy Podcast, ‘How’s The Pressure?’

Sep 6, 2017

Tune in and subscribe to ‘How’s The Pressure’ podcast to hear from NHI’s own experts and to participate in the continued expansion and integration occurring in today’s world of massage therapy.… Read More

NHI Graduate, Shannon Risk, found her calling in Sports Massage Therapy

Aug 22, 2017

Shannon Risk, a fitness enthusiast with an extensive background in dance and an advocate for wellness, found her calling with a career in sports massage therapy. Risk attended National Holistic Institute and completed the Massage Therapy Training Program and the Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program in 2013.… Read More