National Holistic Institute in Santa Ana CA, is one of the leading accredited Massage Therapy Schools offering college massage therapy training in California since 1979 | Financial Aid available. One of the most respected massage therapy schools in the world, the National Holistic Institute has been teaching massage therapy since 1979. We have always been recognized as a leader in the field. Our founder, Carol Carpenter, won several awards and recognitions from the oldest organization of.. massage therapists. We were the first massage school in California to be nationally accredited. We were also the first massage therapy school in California to offer federal financial aid for our massage courses. We've developed a widely respected curriculum and teachers are often consulted by leaders throughout the field of massage therapy. We were even recognized in the book, "The History of Massage." More importantly, however, we enjoy helping people have work they love. In fact, that is our mission statement. We are here to help you succeed. For over three decades, we have learned how to teach massage therapy so that you can be successful. We have great people to help you, excellent curriculum, warm and welcoming massage training facilities, and a network of graduates and supporters in the industry to help you have work you love. Our mission statement is Helping People Have Work They Love! Your success in our massage program is our mission. We want you to succeed as a student and graduate of our massage therapy school We will do everything we can to assure you find a career in massage therapy you are passionate about as well as accomplish your goals. You may also note that the mission of our massage program is not limited to simply massage technique. Of course, we teach excellent massage therapy technique and do it as well as any massage academy in the world. You will need great massage technique to succeed, but we also work hard to give you everything else you need to have work you love: anatomy knowledge, marketing and business skills, practice at professionalism, study skills, and more. Each massage class at our massage academy will support you in and outside the classroom to help you succeed.