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Massage Therapy Program in Redding, CA

National Holistic Institute, a college of massage therapy, has joined forces with California’s first Nationally Accredited Massage Therapy School, National Holistic Institute (NHI). To keep up with the demand for new massage therapists, massage therapy will be taught at Institute of Technology Redding campus beginning mid-May 2016.

A community of learning

As an NHI student at the Institute of Technology Redding, you will be personally mentored by experienced and dedicated massage professionals. Our student clinic will provide you with real-life hands-on experience that will help you build confidence and expertise in your craft. The program provides personalized support to ensure all graduates have a smooth transition from budding students to thriving massage therapists.

We understand that everyone learns differently. Therefore, we employ various modalities of teaching including Audio, Visual and Kinesthetic.

Training that transfers to your career

Massage therapy is a top health care career. U.S. News and World Report ranked massage therapy as #8 on their list of the Best Healthcare Support Jobs in 2016, with opportunities for employment expected to grow 22.6% between 2012 and 2022.

Our program will ensure you have the tools to take advantage of this career opportunity. We teach you the following massage modalities:

Western Modalities

  • Swedish
  • Deep Tissue
  • Lymphatic Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Prenatal Massage
  • Aromatherapy & Spa Life
  • Hot Stone Massage

Eastern Modalities

  • Shiatsu
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Hand & Foot Reflexology
  • Acupressure
  • Energy Work
  • Rocking & Shaking
  • Thai Massage

In addition, students are trained on how to turn their passion into a business. Should you decide to open your own massage practice after graduation, we’ll give you the tools set up shop, attract potential clients, and be your own boss.

Where can I work?

Upon successful completion of the Massage Therapy program, you can effectively work for:

  • Athletic Teams (including professional sports teams)
  • Marathons & Sporting Events
  • Hospitals and Wellness Centers
  • Massage Clinics
  • Chiropractic Offices
  • Spas & Resorts
  • Cruise Lines
  • and More

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

We offer massage therapy program schedules that best fits your lifestyle.

  • The full-time program can be completed in 8 months
  • The part-time program can be completed in 10 months or 12 months

Get Started

If you’re interested in getting massage therapy training, contact us. Our massage therapy program is provided in both our Clovis and Redding campuses.