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NHI Santa Ana Student & AMTA Scholarship Recipient Chelsea Vanderbeek Found Relief From Fibromyalgia Through Massage Therapy

Jul 5, 2021

Chelsea Vanderbeek is a current Core Massage Therapy Training Program Student at NHI Santa Ana and was awarded $5,000 via the 2021 American Massage Therapy Association Student Scholarship. Learn more about Chelsea’s story which started as a recipient of massage therapy to control the symptoms of her fibromyalgia to a recipient of AMTA’s 2021 Student … Read More

Staff Spotlight | NHI’s ANMT Program Founder & Manager, Cynthia Ribeiro to speak at 2021 AMTA California Chapter Conference

Apr 8, 2021

NHI’s own Cynthia Ribeiro has been announced as a presenter at the 2021 AMTA California Conference. This year’s conference will be entirely virtual and free of charge to all AMTA California Chapter members, including students. NHI is developing a process for current Core Program students to receive Externship Credit for attending the Conference. Cynthia is … Read More

COVID-19 Updates & Resources For Students & Alumni

May 5, 2020

NHI remains committed to our mission of Helping People Have Work they Love. There is nothing we value more than the health, safety and well-being of our students, alumni, staff and community.   FOR CURRENT STUDENTS In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, NHI has shifted to online distance education until we can safely return to … Read More

Denise Tu Receives the NHI 2019 Massage Therapy Ambassador AMTA Convention Scholarship

Nov 7, 2019

The NHI Massage Therapy Scholarship covers the cost for one National Holistic Institute 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. Denise Tu, CMT, received the 2019 scholarship and attended the … 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

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