October 24, 2013 – MINDYBODY Exchange Partners with the National Institute of Whole Health

Leading Integrative Health Organizations Collaborate
to Advance Standards and Utilization of Integrative, Whole Health Care

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Wellesley, MA, October 24, 2013 –(PR.com)– MINDBODY Exchange, the nation’s largest Integrative Healthcare directory, has partnered with the National Institute of Whole Health as part of a collaborative effort to promote greater awareness and utilization of complementary and alternative health care services.

The National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH), the oldest integrative, holistic education and training program in the U.S., offers whole person health and wellness education, disease prevention and chronic care certification through its professional development and accredited continuing education courses and programs.The NIWH Whole Health Education® model places the individual at the center of their health care and empowers them, with a demystified understanding of health and wellness information, to take control over their health, well-being and longevity.Through this new partnership, the National Institute of Whole Health will join the MINDBODY Exchange directory, which provides through its unique platform, verified certifications, personalized profiles and extensive client reviews.The NIWH membership will also provide its qualified graduates the opportunity to join the MINDBODY directory and received additional no cost practice tools, as well as the opportunity to have their professional profile available on the extensive MINDBODY network and gain exposure for their respective practice.

“We’re excited to be partnering with the National Institute of Whole Health as part of our ongoing mission to make complimentary and alternative health care less costly and more mainstream,” said Jill Shah, Senior Vice President of MINDBODY Corporate Wellness. “Our platform is designed to support health professionals and providers with their business growth, while making their services more accessible and better known to consumers in the process.”

MINDBODY Exchange has created a platform for Integrative Health practitioners to collaborate with doctors, patients, and consumers. Practitioners are able to list their practice and market their services for free, enabling them to gain exposure while also tapping into an existing base of consumers who trust MINDBODY Exchange to verify and maintain up-to date credentials. The platform also serves as a networking tool for practitioners to connect with one another and share business growth strategies.

“We are pleased to partner with MINDBODY Exchange to support our shared vision for whole person focused, preventative health care,” said Dr. Georgianna Donadio, NIWH Program Director. “We believe MINDBODY Exchange will provide a unique opportunity for our credentialed graduates, introducing them to a broad, diverse network of individuals seeking qualified integrative health providers.”


About MINDBODY Exchange

MINDBODY Exchange provides a platform for Integrative Health practitioners to collaborate with doctors, patients, and consumers, with the goal of delivering more effective, holistic, and less costly healthcare nationwide. Practitioners can list their practice and market their services without cost and use low cost networking tool to connect and share business growth strategies. Contact: Georgia Suter, 805-419-2856 or e-mail at georgia.suter@mindbodyonline.com www.mindbodyexchange.com

About National Institute of Whole Health Health

Since its inception in 1977, the National Institute of whole health has held a compelling vision for American health care. Today, 37 years later, that vision has become a reality in mainstream medicine and health care with the inclusion of chronic care coordination, whole person health information, wellness advocacy and self-directed care.

The recently publisedh multi-award-winning, bestselling book “Changing Behavior”, documents the development and research of Whole Health Education at various Boston hospitals that began in 1980. For more information, please visit www.niwh.org. Media Contact: Conor MacCormack, at 888-354-4325 or conor@niwh.org