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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

NHI Believes: Take Ten – The Final Step

Aug 1, 2014

…Continued from 10 Steps to Having a Life You Love   Step 10 of 10: Embracing Tiger By: Dr. Jeff Rockwell Many people are afraid of change. I know I often am. Instead of feeling and naming the emotion of fear, I merge it with the state called worry or anxiety and—wham!—I’m off to the … Read More

NHI Believes: Every Body has a Story

Jul 15, 2014

…Continued from “10 Steps to Having a Life You Love”   Step 9/10: EVERYBODY HAS A STORY By: Dr. Jeff Rockwell   “The body is sacred.” –Walt Whitman—   Let’s try a little experiment. I was tempted to call it a “thought experiment,” except I want to focus on something deeper than thought: namely, the … Read More

NHI Believes: Creativity and Consistency

May 8, 2014

A look at the eighth core principal which NHI believes in. Creativity and Consistency. … Read More

Sustainability Through Kaizen: Step Seven of Having a Life You Love

Apr 11, 2014

By Dr. Jeff Rockwell Anybody can succeed, at least once in a while. But consistent and lasting success in life comes only from a commitment to daily improvement; by being open to and not frightened away, by change; by striving to become a little bit wiser each day. Success means many things to different people … Read More

Building Confidence, Creating Opportunity

Mar 11, 2014

Continuing our journey through the 10 Steps to Having a Life You Love, Jeff explains the 3rd installment “Building Confidence, Creating Opportunity”. … 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

Yoga, Massage, Focus, Energy, Somatics, Stamina, Immunity, and You

Jul 2, 2012

Several days ago it finally happened… With the right light and the right angle, as illusive as it might have been it was clearly there – not a six pack but an eight pack! As every well trained massage therapist knows, the Rectus Abdominis is really a ten pack. We all have it but for … 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

National Holistic Institute Sports Massage Therapists at The Oakland Running Festival

Mar 28, 2012

Waking up before dawn isn’t always the easiest thing to do… but when it’s for a Sports Team Event like the Oakland Running Festival, you can be sure that the day ahead will be full of excitement. Some National Holistic Institute students were so eager that they beat the instructors to the site.  While dark … Read More

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