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Meet Mahesh Pathirana, NHI Clovis Grad & World Champion Tai Chi and Health Qi Gong Master

Jan 30, 2024

To be recognized as a world champion or master of, anything, is no easy feat. NHI Clovis graduate Mahesh Pathirana is both; world champion Thai Chi and Health Qi Gong master. Learn more about Mahesh and how his journey to the top included a stop at National Holistic Institute in Clovis, CA. World Champion Tai … Read More

Staff Spotlight | Mikkel Dixon, NHI’s New President and CEO

Nov 3, 2023

Join us in welcoming National Holistic Institute’s new President and CEO, Mikkel Dixon! NHI Co-Owners Tim Veitzer and Mason Myers are excited to pass the baton of leadership to Mikkel, who has nearly two decades of success with a career in education. Learn more about Mikkel by reading his story below. A Lifelong Learner I … Read More

Clovis Student Monique Montero Pursues Her Dream Career and Refuses to be Defined by Her Disability

Sep 13, 2023

Meet Monique Montero. Monique is currently enrolled in the Core Massage Therapy Training Program at NHI Clovis. Although visually impaired, Monique refuses to be defined by her disability. Discover more about Monique by reading her story below. I am More Than My Disability Hello, my name is Monique. I am a mother, a wife, a … Read More

Timothy Peckinpaugh Receives the 2023 NHI/Stopain® Clinical Melissa Wheeler AMTA Scholarship

Sep 5, 2023

Timothy Peckinpaugh, a graduate of the Core Massage Therapy Training Program from NHI Ontario, was selected as the 2023 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 senior or graduate to attend … Read More

La Graduada de NHI Sacramento, Zulma Portillo Martínez, Encontró Alivio del Dolor Crónico y Una Profesión en Terapia De Masaje

Jul 26, 2023

Desde 1979, innumerables graduados de NHI han seguido una carrera en terapia de masaje debido a su experiencia reveladora como cliente de terapia de masaje. Zulma Portillo Martínez, graduada de nuestro Programa de Terapia de Masaje Central del Campus de Sacramento es un ejemplo perfecto. Zulma se encontró con varios obstáculos, como dolor crónico, inseguridad … Read More

NHI Sacramento Grad Zulma Portillo Martinez Found Chronic Pain Relief and a Profession in Massage Therapy

Since 1979, countless NHI graduates have pursued a career in massage therapy because of their eye-opening experience as a massage therapy client. Zulma Portillo Martinez, a graduate of our Core Massage Therapy Program from the Sacramento Campus is a perfect example. Zulma encountered several obstacles such as chronic pain, insecurity due to language and age, … Read More

4 Reasons Why Massage Therapists Need Continuing Education

Jun 7, 2023

Alicia Priebe, alumnus of the Core Massage Therapy and Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy (ANMT) programs at NHI shares her thoughts on the importance of continuing education for massage therapists. Learn more about Alicia by checking out her staff spotlight, and discover her 4 reasons why massage therapists need continuing education below. Practice Makes Perfect You may … Read More

Rich Lorton of Vision for Enrichment Loves Helping NHI Graduates Have Work They Love

May 11, 2023

National Holistic Institute’s mission statement of, “Helping People Have Work They Love” is a community effort. While our staff and faculty strive to see our mission fulfilled everyday in all that we do, employers play a big part in making our mission real. Rich Lorton, founder of Vision For Enrichment (VFE), is one of those … Read More

NHI Sacramento Grad Cierra Padilla Remains Fully Booked at Her Storefront Massage Business

Apr 13, 2023

NHI Sacramento graduate Cierra Padilla reveals how she established Zen Den, her storefront massage business in Rio Vista, CA. NHI was Clearly the Best Program I have 3 children and formerly worked in the mental health field. I still do somewhat, but in a different way, using massage. My Dad taught Reki while I was … Read More

NHI Studio City Grad Hiro Bower Gained a Career and Greater Confidence Through the Neuromuscular Therapy Program

Mar 28, 2023

It’s said that, “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty.” An honest assessment of that which you value will make you realize that it likely came by some sort of sacrifice. Studio City graduate Hiro Bower’s story is a perfect example of the value that comes … Read More