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  • Items tagged Esthetics school Montana | Health Works Institute
    Approvals Program Objectives Program Mission Program Schedule Course Descriptions Job Placement Faculty Costs Financial Aid Licensure FAQ Request a Catalog Download Application Blog Continuing Ed Clinics Student Clinics Community Courses Home Blog Meet Ashlie Health Works Institute Student Profile Meet Ashlie Ashlie is a student in the esthetics skin care program at Health Works Institute Watch this video to find out why Ashlie chose to receive her education at Health

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  • Items tagged skin care | Health Works Institute
    Approvals Program Objectives Program Mission Program Schedule Course Descriptions Job Placement Faculty Costs Financial Aid Licensure FAQ Request a Catalog Download Application Blog Continuing Ed Clinics Student Clinics Community Courses Home Blog Meet Ashlie Health Works Institute Student Profile Meet Ashlie Ashlie is a student in the esthetics skin care program at Health Works Institute Watch this video to find out why Ashlie chose to receive her education at Health

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  • Health Works Employer Profile: Dr. Dustin Fraker of Wellness WORx | Health Works Institute
    Mission Program Schedules Course Descriptions Job Placement Faculty Costs Financial Aid Licensure FAQ Request a Catalog Download Application Esthetics Overview Program Details Approvals Program Objectives Program Mission Program Schedule Course Descriptions Job Placement Faculty Costs Financial Aid Licensure FAQ Request a Catalog Download Application Blog Continuing Ed Clinics Student Clinics Community Courses Home Blog Health Works Employer Profile Health Works Employer Profile Dr Dustin Fraker of Wellness WORx Posted Jan 2nd 2015 Tweet Dr Fraker as been practicing in the Bozeman area since 2002 He is the owner of Wellness WORx Massage and Walk In Chiropractic As an employer of massage therapists in Bozeman we appreciate Dr Fraker taking time to explain to us why he hires Health Works Institute graduates Transform your life path Do work you love Leave a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Your Name Your Email Address Your website address if you wish What comment do you wish to make In an effort to combat spam your comment may be held for a brief moderation period Notify me of followup comments via e mail Categories Campus Events Courses Curriculum Esthetics Skin Care Health News Massage Industry Student

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  • Reasons for Optimism in 2015 | Health Works Institute
    their professional goals and have work that they love One aspect of our environment is a focus on being current with developments in our world that will foster our graduates success and prosperity as massage therapists and estheticians We are very optimistic about our graduates futures based on many current developments that bode well for 2015 and beyond Here is a chain of related developments that hold much promise There is more and more support than ever for achieving a high level of wellness Example there is an abundance of practical ideas for improving diet getting enough exercise and reducing stress this information is available from doctors personal coaches and counselors fitness trainers advertisements newspapers magazines and of course the internet Stanford Research International and the Global Spa and Wellness Summit recently collaborated on conducting an extensive study to define Wellness Tourism and to measure the size of the market Wellness Tourism is not medical tourism where people travel to other countries to receive discounted medical care or procedures that aren t available in the United States Nor is it simply super expensive stays in exclusive spas that are mainly for the ultra wealthy Wellness Tourism is travel associated with the pursuit of maintaining or enhancing one s personal wellbeing The global Wellness Tourism economy is worth nearly 440 billion and accounts for roughly 14 percent of global tourism expenditures It directly creates 12 million jobs around the world and has a total economic impact of 1 3 trillion when multiplied economic impacts are included When holistic massage therapy and holistic skin care are skillfully applied by practitioners who have a wealth of knowledge and expertise clients experience increases in their levels of wellness This is being proven by numerous studies Scientific research is providing reliable evidence of the benefits of wholesome natural complementary and integrative forms of self care and professional treatments Examples grapefruit nanovectors may be a step toward new drug delivery systems once weekly yoga classes relieve pain improved function and reduced the need for pain medication EDTA based chelation treatments produce a significant reduction in heart attacks and death in patients with diabetes These research projects were all funded by the National Institutes of Health which means that the results are respected and trusted by all types of professional practitioners The National Institutes of Health NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting basic clinical and translational medical research and it investigates the causes treatments and cures for both common and rare diseases In 1992 a center within the NIH was established by Congress to facilitate study and evaluation of complementary and alternative medical practices and to disseminate the resulting information to the public The center s research priorities include the study of complementary approaches such as spinal manipulation meditation and massage to manage pain and other symptoms that are not always well addressed by conventional treatments On December 17 2014 the center s name was changed by Congress to the National Center for Complementary

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  • What Are the Elements of Job Satisfaction? | Health Works Institute
    massage therapists and estheticians work spas medical offices etc The environment is quiet serene visually pleasant and the equipment and products support practitioners in performing at their highest levels Meaningful work trading your time in life to help achieve something worthwhile According to the American Psychological Association APA chronic stress is linked to the six leading causes of death heart disease cancer lung ailments accidents cirrhosis of the liver and suicide The APA also states that more than 75 percent of all physician office visits are for stress related ailments and complaints The stress reduction provided by a deeply relaxing massage session or a soothing nurturing esthetics treatment is a very significant contributor to overall health and wellbeing Massage therapists and estheticians enjoy a tremendous level of satisfaction knowing that they have helped clients be healthier and feel and look better Equitable compensation linked not to longevity or rank but to performance The rate at which clients return for treatment is directly linked to the quality of care that they receive With a high rate of client retention fair compensation is assured In many massage and esthetics settings compensation in the form of tips from satisfied customers significantly increases the practitioner s pay The chance to work with interesting motivated responsible people whose personal and professional goals are in alignment with one s own The passion that practitioners in the massage and skin care industries bring to their work is mirrored by spa owners medical doctors and other managers who are dedicated to getting the best results for all clients Job flexibility and personal freedom this is one of the top reasons why massage therapists and estheticians choose their new careers They know that they will be able to set their own schedules so that they can achieve a healthy

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  • What is Wellness? | Health Works Institute
    wellness inventory that consists of 12 dimensions as follows Self Responsibility and Love are primary expressions of life energy Together they form the foundations of wellness and encourage the free flow of all other types of energy If either principle is weakened living harmoniously becomes more difficult When both are strong energy dances back and forth and the crossing is easy Breathing is a primary energy input and plays a key role in promoting relaxation centering the mind calming emotions and increasing vitality Sensing is also an energy input and enables us to effectively navigate our environment through the experience of light heat touch sound odor taste and movement Eating fresh whole foods in moderation is a primary means of nourishing ourselves and providing energy to support optimal living Moving is a basic expression of our life energy Maintaining a balance of movement and rest is essential to our health and wellbeing Feeling and expressing emotions like fear sadness anger and joy serves to motivate both thought and action and acts as an internal guidance system Thinking can be our best friend or greatest enemy Being mindful of our thinking enables us to make positive choices for personal wellbeing Working and Playing in balance supports our personal health and wellbeing and gives us the energy live optimally and perform at a high level Communicating allows us to share our internal reality of thoughts and feelings with others allowing us to convey our wants and needs Intimacy is a major component in our health and happiness The foundation of intimacy is trust whether it s a friend relative or love interest Finding Meaning involves asking ourselves basic questions such as Who am I And Why am I here Exploring these questions encourages a balanced and fulfilling life Transcending is the experience of being in the flow of being fully awake and engaged in the present moment connecting us to a deeper reality The Role of Massage Therapy and Esthetics Skin Care in Fostering Wellness Researchers have found that massage therapists and estheticians can contribute significantly to an increased level of wellness for their clients According to the American Massage Therapy Association skillfully applied massage therapy is an important component of a wellness program due to the following benefits Improvement in the measures of anxiety depression vitality and perceived stress Increase in the client s feelings of wellness calm relaxation and a sense of belonging Increase in adolescents sense of well being Increase in older adults sense of well being and decrease in their stress levels The skin is the body s largest organ and physical emotional and spiritual discomfort and or illness may become evident in the condition of the skin Problem skin is detrimental to self esteem which can cause depression and anxiety Using the expertise and skills of a well trained esthetician clients will see improvement in skin conditions and a corresponding relief from anxiety and depression A Japanese research team proved that using camouflage makeup can be beneficial

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  • What is a Holistic Esthetician? | Health Works Institute
    about the effects of diet rest exercise and other lifestyle choices on the health of the skin encouraging clients to allow themselves to deeply relax during treatments so that the sessions will have positive effects on the body mind and spirit bringing clients attention to the improvement in the quality of their life that accompanies a significant reduction in their stress levels selecting products that contain natural and or organic ingredients and that do not contain substances that have been documented to be carcinogenic or otherwise harmful to the skin and or other organs of the body minimizing the use of aggressive treatments and invasive procedures The number of natural and or organic products available to estheticians has increased tremendously over the past decade and this continues to be one of the fastest growing trends in product manufacturing Clients and estheticians are using more and more products that contain primarily food based ingredients like green tea extract oils made from rosehips and a variety of seeds and numerous substances derived from flowers and other plants There are now eyelash and eyebrow tints made from vegetable pigments and many products used for body wraps and body shea butter and cocoa butter The mission of Health Works Institute is to enhance the physical emotional and spiritual health of individuals and society and our Esthetics Program reflects our commitment to a holistic approach to health and life Our students are trained to help their clients make positive choices about all aspects of their health In the Personal Development course students develop self awareness and learn skills for enhancing their own physical emotional and spiritual wellbeing This allows students to serve as models for their clients not models of perfect health but models of always seeking opportunities for achieving personal growth and striving toward one s optimum level of holistic health Students learn to advise clients on strategies for achieving a balance in their lives by managing stress eating nutritious food exercising and choosing products that promote healthy skin from the inside out The Chemistry course presents research results from studies on a wide that produce results and contain a minimum amount of synthetic ingredients and students experiment with making products only from foods Graduates of our program are knowledgeable skilled and confident in holistic skin care and this gives them a competitive advantage for job opportunities Our graduates work in spas medical settings and their own private practices bringing the benefits of natural health giving treatments and products to clients who appreciate their esthetician s expertise and skills For more information on the esthetics program at Health Works Institute click here Tagged with careers choosing school employment esthetics esthetics education esthetics graduate esthetics school Health Works Institute makeup school skincare spa whole body 2 thoughts on What is a Holistic Esthetician Renae on Mar 20th 2015 at 5 49am I absolutely love the idea of holistic esthetics I have always been extremely passionate about the natural aspect of organic and herbal remedies Straying

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  • Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Massage School | Health Works Institute
    Accreditation in 2003 Some schools allow students to fulfill their financial obligations by making payments to the school over time however federal student financial aid is only available to nationally accredited schools Health Works has been providing federal student financial aid since 2003 Is the school located in a place where you would love to live while you are receiving your education Health Works Institute is located in beautiful Bozeman Montana This area is a nature lover s paradise located in a wide open valley and surrounded by majestic mountains There is easy access to hiking biking skiing fishing and hunting and the Main Street to the Mountains trail system provides a network of safe paths for year round walking Nordic skiing and biking Bozeman also offers a rich cultural life with fantastic local art and music the opportunity to participate in healthy community initiatives and access to numerous events on the Montana State University campus We enjoy fresh air a low crime rate and friendly folks who exude a positive attitude toward life Are the teachers recent graduates of the program It s better if they re not Rather than selecting a great student as she he proceeds through the program and having that person begin teaching right after graduating Health Works requires that all teachers have a minimum of two years of professional experience and our teachers have from three to twenty or more years of experience We love hiring teachers who have not graduated from our program as long as their massage education was good as this contributes diversity and richness to our students learning experiences Does the school s program have solid sciences taught by knowledgeable individuals Anatomy Physiology Pathology and Kinesiology must all be included and the courses should be long enough to provide more than just the minimum amount of information The teachers should have knowledge and expertise that is extensive so that they can answer any question that a student asks At Health Works our science teachers are chiropractors and naturopathic physicians Are the hands on courses long enough for you to become truly proficient and sufficiently knowledgeable Some schools provide instruction on many different massage techniques or types of bodywork with the result that students know a little bit about a lot of things At Health Works the most fundamental course Swedish Massage is 100 hours in length and the courses in Myofascial Release Multi dimensional Massage Theory of Asian Medicine and Asian Bodywork and Neuromuscular Therapy and Trigger Point Massage are each 60 hours in length Additionally the Sports Massage course is 49 hours and the course in Client Assessment and Technique Integration is 45 hours Students graduate from the program with the confidence and skills to competently perform all of these techniques Which textbooks are used in the program and is there a library The best schools use the most current editions of the best textbooks for massage education Examples are The Ethics of Touch Save Your Hands Massage Therapist

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