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NHI: Where Leaders Create Leaders!

Aug 29, 2014

By: Dr. Jeff Rockwell   Next month, NHI’s very own Jim O’Hara and Cynthia Ribiero will be presenting at the American Massage Therapy Association annual convention in Denver. Both Cynthia and Jim are “rock stars” in the field of massage therapy. Cynthia is a recent president of the AMTA and the developer of NHI’s Advanced … Read More

Cynthia Ribeiro Helps Spread the Message of Massage to the Masses | The AMTA Massage Therapy Tour

Sep 4, 2012

Our mission here at NHI is to ‘help people have work they love.’ Similarly in my role as President of the American Massage Therapy Association, my job is to help our member massage therapists succeed in their careers. In doing so, I’m proud to announce a new initiative by the AMTA – our Consumer Awareness Program. … Read More

National Holistic Institute Named Massage School of the Year

Aug 21, 2012

National Holistic Institute was named Massage School of the Year last night during the Industry Awards Ceremony at the 2012 World Massage Festival in Las Vegas.  Joe Bob Smith, NHI’s Strategic Development Manager, accepted on behalf of the numerous staff, students, and graduates who have worked for 33 years to make NHI what it is today.  The award was presented by noted international massage teacher James Waslaski.… Read More

Interview with Nicole Vandehurst, NHI Instructor and President of the Redwood Empire AMTA Unit:

Apr 19, 2012

Nicole Vandehurst has been a member of the AMTA since 2004 and was recently elected President of the Redwood Empire Unit. She brings a rich background of experience as a massage therapist along with a dedication to education and advancement of the field.  In addition to her new role as President of the Redwood Empire … Read More

Cynthia Ribeiro and NHI’s Advanced Program on Shoulder Rehabilitation and Massage

Sep 8, 2011

Over the weekend of August 20th NHI’s own Julie Porter and Esko Homsi assisted new AMTA president elect Cynthia Ribeiro, with a class on Shoulder Rehabilitation and Massage at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center in Prescott Arizona.

The event was an AMTA sponsored, 10 hour, continuing education class offered to the AMTA’s Arizona chapter members. The class consisted of trigger point work, several muscles involved with shoulder anatomy, assessment, and ample bodywork time.… Read More

National Holistic Institute and Biofreeze Announce Winner of the 2011 AMTA Convention Scholarship

Aug 24, 2011

National Holistic Institute and Biofreeze proudly announce that Lya Daggett, a senior student at the NHI Sacramento campus, has won the 2011 NHI/Biofreeze AMTA Convention Scholarship, honoring 2010 AMTA/Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year and NHI staffer Melissa Wheeler. Lya will receive complimentary registration, airfare, and hotel for the 2011 American Massage Therapy Association National … Read More

NHI Massage Therapy Instructor, Melissa Wheeler, Named AMTA Teacher of the Year

Dec 22, 2010

Melissa Wheeler was just featured in Massage Magazine for being named the American Massage Therapy Association 2010 Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year. In addition to congratulating Melissa for her dedication to massage therapy education, we would like to thank her for her continued support of all of the teachers, so many graduates and the current students at the National Holistic Institute.… Read More

Cynthia Ribeiro Voted President-Elect of AMTA!

Dec 17, 2010

We are pleased to announce that NHI’s very own Cynthia Ribeiro has been voted President-Elect of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA).… Read More

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