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NHI at Bike MS and the Nike Women’s Marathon: Sports Massage for Athletes

Nov 13, 2013

October 19 & 20 marked the annual Bike MS 150 Bay to Bay tour. Bike MS will take you farther than you’ve ever gone before. It’s not just the miles that matter; it’s the unforgettable journey. National Holistic Institute Santa Ana and Studio City campus students and Staff joined in together for an event that … Read More

National Holistic Institute at the Nike Women’s Marathon in San Francisco

Nov 3, 2011

Before sunrise on a crisp San Francisco morning, 109 students representing all six campuses of the National Holistic Institute were busy setting up the massage tent with 80 massage tables at the Finish Line Village at the Nike Women’s Marathon. This year marked the eighth year for the event that draws over 22,000 runners from … Read More

The Best Massage I Ever Had | A National Holistic Institute Teacher’s Account of the Perfect Massage

May 27, 2011

I can’t tell you how excited I was the other day to get the best massage I had ever had; it was a dream come true.

Thorough, professional, deep but also very in tune with what he was doing as to not work too deep on the knots or just think one pressure is good for every part of the body. He watched my reaction and adjusted the pressure accordingly.

Stay present in your work, use empathy and ask yourself what everything would feel like and be open to the feedback of the clients as if you were hearing the compliment or criticism from yourself.… Read More