Holistic Health Practioner Program

Become a Holistic Health Practitioner

Instructor helping a studentThe Healing Hands School of Holistic Health offers a comprehensive Holistic Health Practitioner training program, which encompasses our Massage Therapist Program and an additional 400 hours of bodywork elective classes. These additional courses allow you to pursue your particular area of interest and give you an integrated array of health tools and practices as you pursue your career.

Holistic Health Practitioners (HHP) are trained to recognize the connection between mind, body and spirit and their impact on our health. Typically Holistic Health Practitioners specialize in one or more modalities.

Holistic Health Practitioners are equipped to be self employed and/or employed at the highest level of Massage Therapy and Holistic Health services. Healing Hands School offers over 1800 hours of training in all aspects of Holistic Health. This gives you the opportunity to customize your training based on your interest and area of expertise

The program will prepare you with:

  • Fundamental knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • An understanding of both western and eastern bodywork training, done in a hands on environment of experiential training
  • The ability to communicate effectively with your clients, assessing their needs and helping them reach their health goals
  • Excellent skills in the massage and holistic health modalities
  • Tools to build an effective career
  • Body Mechanic Training: how to use your body correctly so that you have a long and healthy career
  • Because we offer so many excellent classes, graduates of our HHP program receive a discounted price on individual classes for Continuing Education

Continuing Education/ Personal Growth Enrichment  

All of our courses can be taken A la Carte as individual courses. We are certified by the Board of Registered Nurses, the Board of Chiropractic’s, and the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork to provide Continuing Education units to fulfill certification requirements. Or you may wish to study massage therapy and holistic health for your personal enrichment for focused study on specific courses, you can enroll in the following courses.

Our elective courses include:

Spa Classes

  • Aromatherapy   
  • Ayurvedic Massage: Abhyanga, Udvartana, The Vishesh
  • Chair Massage    
  • Herbal Thai Massage   
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Lomi Lomi Hawaiian   
  • Pre-Natal Massage   
  • Reflexology   
  • Spa Techniques   
  • Thai Foot Massage   
  • Traditional Oriental Clinical Techniques   

Athletic Training Classes

  • Myofascial Meridians for Pain Relief
  • NeuroMuscular Therapy
  • Principles of Structural Integration
  • Somatics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Structural Integration (Pre-requisite necessary)
  • Thai Massage
  • Therapeutic Mobilization
  • Therapeutic Stretching
  • Trigger Point Therapy

Medical classes

  • Chakra Balancing
  • Clinical Acupressure
  • CranioSacral Therapy I 
  • Energywork for Bodyworkers
  • Geriatric Massage
  • Lymph Drainage
  • Pre-Natal Massage
  • Reiki I
  • Reiki II
  • Therapeutic Mobilization
  • Traditional Oriental Clinical Techniques
  • Working with Cancer
  • Yoga Massage

Herbs / Nutrition

  • Advanced Herbal Formulations (Pre-requisite necessary)
  • Herbal Healing & Massage
  • Herbal Preparations
  • Herbal Studies & Applications 
  • Herbal Thai Massage
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Homeopathic 1st Aid
  • Superfoods & Dietary Practices

Professional Development

  • Advanced Topics in Anatomy
  • Chair Massage
  • Chakra Balancing
  • Clinical Massage (aka – Student Clinic)
  • Community Service Internship
  • Energy-work for Bodyworkers
  • Healing through Kundalini Yoga
  • Holistic Living Retreat
  • Massage as a Business
  • Natural Behavioral Techniques
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Yoga Massage

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1000 hour Holistic Health Practitioner Program: $13,000 

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