How to Earn a Holistic Medicine Degree

Like any other health care career, you need credentials to become a holistic health practitioner. The specific discipline you pursue will determine what kind of background you need to practice. There's no single holistic medicine degree, though some practitioners choose to specialize in multiple techniques. Becoming a doctor of Oriental medicine may be the closest to what you're thinking of when you're wondering about pursuing a holistic medicine degree, but holistic health encompasses a variety of approaches to care. … Read More

How to Get Shiatsu Massage Certification

There are many ways to enhance a massage therapy business, from offering spa services to diversifying the types of massage techniques offered. It's an important aspect of massage for practitioners, as well as those looking to enter the field. … Read More

How to Get Massage Therapy Certification

Even if you're great at giving your loved ones a good back rub, that doesn't make you a massage therapist. You'll need professional training and massage therapy certification before you can hang out your shingle to open for business or even work for someone else. How do you earn massage therapy certification? One of the first steps is finding a massage therapy school. … Read More

The Secret to Success in Holistic Health Careers

Posted June 06, 2017 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions

So, you've decided to start on an exciting journey of exploring careers in holistic medicine. Or maybe you already have a new professional path picked out — be it in massage therapy, acupuncture, yoga or reiki practice. You might be wondering: Am I cut out for this line of work? What experiences or qualities do you need to be successful in holistic health careers? Can I make the money I want and gain the personal and professional satisfaction out of the job that I desire? … Read More

Shiatsu Massage Training Requirements

Whether you're contemplating entering a massage therapy program or wish to enhance your massage credentials, Shiatsu massage training might be of interest to you. Shiatsu is one of the many modalities of massage therapy. It incorporates traditional Chinese massage (called anma, anmo or tui na) with: … Read More

The Daily Life of a Holistic Health Practitioner

If you're contemplating careers in holistic medicine, you may wonder what your day-to-day professional life might look like. The truth is that there's no one specific formula to the daily life of a holistic health practitioner — and that's the beauty of it! If you thrive on diversity and helping people, holistic health is likely a great choice for you. … Read More

Explore Top Careers in Holistic Health

Holistic health: It's a growing field and you want to get into it. How do you decide what specific careers in holistic health to consider when so many exist? Part of your decision might depend on your personal passion. But you also should take into consideration things like the time and money you have to spend on training or educational programs needed to practice. Find out what steps to take to explore careers in holistic health. … Read More

Western Therapies in Shiatsu Massage Therapy

Posted May 24, 2017 by Emmanuel Rodriguez, LMT & filed under Japanese Shiatsu, Massage Therapist, Shiatsu

Massage is an ancient healing therapy that has been practiced for centuries, with Shiatsu being a relatively new modality in the history of massage. Traditional Chinese medicine came to Japan in the 6th century via a Buddhist monk, but it wasn't until the early part of the last century that Shiatsu was founded there. … Read More

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