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“Massage Therapist Thumb” from a Neuromuscular Therapy Perspective

Sep 20, 2022

Our hands are our most important tools. We tend to forget how much they do until we have an injury; then even the most mundane task of buttoning a shirt, opening a jar, pouring coffee, or turning a doorknob can become difficult. As Massage Therapists we have to be very aware of how often we … Read More

Queennie Baquir Receives the 2022 NHI/Stopain® Clinical Melissa Wheeler AMTA Scholarship

Aug 25, 2022

Congratulations to NHI Santa Ana graduate, Queennie Baquir! A recent graduate of NHI’s Core Massage Therapy Training Program, Queennie was selected as the 2022 recipient of the National Holistic Institute/Stopain® Clinical Melissa Wheeler AMTA Scholarship. The Melissa Wheeler AMTA Scholarship, sponsored by National Holistic Institute (NHI) and Stopain® Clinical, covers the cost for one NHI … Read More

NHI Graduate Shannon Flores Found a Little More of Herself Through Massage Therapy

We often ask our students and graduates how they found out about NHI. Most of the time, we’ll hear about traditional methods such as being referred by a friend, or seeing an ad on their phone. However, it’s also quite normal to hear something along the lines of, “I didn’t find NHI, NHI found me!” … Read More

NHI Studio City Graduate Lama Jigme Tenzin Finds Fulfillment as a Massage Therapist

Aug 10, 2022

Nearly 5 years ago, Lama Jigme Tenzin graduated from NHI Studio City’s Core Massage Therapy Training Program. Already a teacher of meditation, yoga and other holistic practices, Jigme’s pursuit of massage therapy training led to a career he loves as a massage therapist. Discover more about Jigme’s background and find out what he’s up to … Read More

NHI San Jose Grad Laura Foulk Went From Stressful Jobs to a Successful Career in Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy

Jul 27, 2022

The average American works 100,000 hours in their lifetime. No matter what you do for a living, minimizing stress and achieving success are two primary pursuits. Laura Foulk is a graduate of NHI San Jose’s Core Massage Therapy Training Program as well as the ANMT (Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy) Program. Continue reading to learn about Laura’s … Read More

NHI Santa Rosa Grad Aliezah Hulett Lands Her Dream Job Right Out of School

Jul 8, 2022

Aliezah Hulett is a graduate of the Core Massage Therapy Training Program at NHI Santa Rosa. Immediately after completing her massage therapy training, Aliezah was hired at Massage For Athletes, Inc. Learn more about Aliezah and her journey through pregnancy and a pandemic to land her dream job below. I Found a Passion for Massage … Read More

Get to Know Some of NHI Studio City’s Newest Students From Group 51

Jun 14, 2022

NHI Studio City is one of 10 Campuses located in our California based massage therapy school. This particular cohort of students, Group 51, started our Core Massage Therapy Training Program in March 2022. Five students from Group 51, Sarah Cho, Alexia Guevara, Azwaun Holgate, Avis Corral and Joanna Vargas answered a few questions to provide … Read More

NHI’s Phil Okazaki Reflects on His Japanese American Heritage and its Impact on His Life

May 24, 2022

As we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we spotlight Phil Okazaki. Phil is an alumnus of NHI who currently serves as the AMTA California Chapter President and works for NHI as a Senior Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy (ANMT) Program Instructor and ANMT Curriculum & Marketing Specialist. In addition to all of that, … Read More

NHI Clovis Graduate Alexis Lujan Took a Chance on Herself to Have Work She Loves

May 11, 2022

Alexis Lujan is a graduate of the Core Massage Therapy Training Program at NHI Clovis. Alexis overcame her struggles with depression and anxiety as well as the complexities of being a young mother in pursuit of having work she loves. Learn more about Alexis’ story below. I Knew I Wanted More for My Life and … Read More

“Text Neck” and Why Neuromuscular Therapists Spend More Time on the Front of the Body for Back, Neck, and Shoulder Pain

Apr 26, 2022

Typically, when patients come to an appointment complaining of back, neck, and shoulder pain we will notice very specific similarities in soft tissue and posture. Invariably, Massage Therapists will start their patient prone and start digging elbows into the middle of the back to address the pain. Unfortunately, this can do more harm than good … Read More