Massage Therapy School Honors All Veterans this Memorial Day

Paula Curtiss, Founding Director for Healing Hands School of Holistic Health (HH) says: “On behalf of the HH Faculty and Community of Healers, we wish to acknowledge and honor all our military personnel, past, present and fallen, this Memorial Day…..  Thank you for defending our country and ensuring our freedom, your service and sacrifice will not be forgotten!”


HH Faculty and students are no strangers to Veterans and members of Military families.  In fact, HH has been involved with Wounded Warrior Programs, Stand Down Events, and other Military support initiatives since it was founded in 1992.  Owners, Paula and Neha Curtiss believe that every service member, Veteran or member of a military family who desires an education in the Healing Arts should be able to pursue one.  Toward that end, they sought approval by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to process Veterans Benefits (Title IX and Post 9/11, chapter 30, 31, 33, and 35). 


HH approval to accept VA and Government funding, opened the door for Military family members to enroll in HH’s 500-hour Massage Therapist Program, or the 1000-hour Holistic Health Practitioner Program.  Since then, dozens of US Veterans have graduated from HH and successfully re-integrated to the civilian work-force with a job they love. 


As a professional Massage Therapist, Veterans can help to fulfill a growing demand for therapeutic massage in our communities.  In addition to flexible schedules, a variety of work environments, and a starting salary of $25 – $45 an hour, they will enjoy the satisfaction of helping others feel their best through the healing power of touch.


HH’s culture promotes a heart-centered approach to Holistic Health Education, preparing Healers and not just Practitioners. All courses are delivered by top-notch Instructors who are specialists in their subjects.  HH offers day-time, evening and weekend classes to accommodate busy schedules, and students may attend year-round.  With a curriculum that offers more than 80 massage and holistic health courses, HH is well-equipped to proudly serve those who have Served our country. 


To date HH top-notch Faculty has prepared more than 7,000 students for rewarding careers as Professional Massage Therapists and can do the same for You!  All qualifying Veterans and Spouses interested in Veterans Benefits are encouraged to use the online application system called eBenefits or call the VA to request an application at 1-888-442-4551.  To learn more, please visit us on-line at:  or call us at (949) 305-2722 in Laguna Hills, (760) 746-9364 in Escondido, or (858)505-1100 in San Diego.