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Advanced Massage Therapy Training Program

Provide Deeper Benefits to Clients Through Neuromuscular Therapy Continuing Education

As a Neuromuscular Therapist you will be able to provide effective and safe patient centered manual therapies. You will learn to work in collaboration with other health care professionals.

Advance Your Career With Advanced Education!

If youre a massage therapist with a minimum of 500 hours of training or have equivalent training in another healthcare discipline, the Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program from National Holistic Institute (NHI) can provide the in-depth training, hands-on experience and industry guidance to take your practice and career to the next level.

In addition to massage therapists, many of our Advanced Students have a background as physical therapists & physical therapy assistants, chiropractors & chiropractic assistants, nurses, athletic trainers, pilates instructors, yoga instructors, personal trainers, and more.

If your goal as a manual therapist is to collaborate with other healthcare professionals, to enhance your assessment skills, to provide patient-centered, safe and effective injury prevention and pain management, then this program is for you.

In this program you will learn:

  • Advanced Assessment Strategies which include:

    • History taking
    • Postural observation
    • Range of motion testing
    • Orthopedic testing
    • Neuro-dynamic testing
    • Understanding stages of healing so that you can select the proper tools to be patient-centered
  • Based upon this advanced assessment,
    you will learn to utilize:

    • Dr. Janet Travell's Trigger Point Therapy
    • Deep Transverse Friction Massage
    • Myofascial Release
    • Somatic Movement
    • Orthopedic and Sports Injury Management
    • Orthopedic and Sports Injury Rehabilitation
    • Pain Education Neuroscience
    • Medical Communication Skills

Advanced Cadaver Labs

Students will benefit from three in-depth Cadaver Lab Experiences. Students get to see and touch muscles and nerves, arteries and veins, and observe their relationship to the patient.

Obtain Approved CEUs

The Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program qualifies to meet Continuing Education requirements for:

  • NCBTMB Board Certified
  • Nursing continuing education
  • Traditional Eastern Medicine
  • PT Assistants
  • Personal Trainers
  • Yoga Practitioners
  • Pilates Instructors

Convenient Morning, Afternoon & Evening Schedules

This program is designed to fit the needs of busy adult learners. We understand the lives our students lead, and how important it is to have balance. Many students are working, taking care of family and/or juggling other commitments while they attend school. Choose the schedule 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.

We know the demands our working professional students face. We've designed the advanced program to fit the needs of busy adult learners. The 450-Hour Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program is offered in five 90-hour modules, which can be taken separately or consecutively. The five modules are broken up to focus on the following areas:

  • Shoulder & Thoracic Region
  • Head & Neck
  • Lumbar-Pelvic Region
  • Lower Extremities
  • Upper Extremities

You may also choose to take 3-Hour Samplers.

We wholeheartedly believe that being a well-trained massage therapist gives you the ability to improve your life, career and community in ways that will make you and the people around you happier and more fulfilled.

Take your skills and your career to the next level with Advanced Training.

Is Advanced Massage Training Right For You?
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If you're interested in learning more about advanced training in Massage Therapy and exploring whether NHI is right for you, fill out the form on this page and receive more information.

To speak to a knowledgeable NHI Admissions Advisor, give us a call at 1-800-315-3552.


"What I love about NHI is that they offer a really great Massage Therapy Training Program. The Massage Therapy Training Program is the foundation of what you will grow into and become as a massage therapist, and it covers all of the things that you really need to know and be aware of as a massage therapist. They also have a 450 hour program and that is what really helped me get a leg up in the industry."

Talitha Ekama | San Jose Campus
Talitha Ekama | San Jose Campus
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