The Holistic Life Institute, at 730 E. F St., Oakdale, has provided Certified Massage Therapy and Holistic Health Practitioner career training to over 1000 students in the Central Valley since it was founded by Jan Noble in Modesto in 1996. This year, the institute celebrates its 20th year of operation. Approved by both the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) and California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC), the Holistic Life Institute offers up to 1500 hours of specialized health care education. Those interested can go to www.holisticlifeinstitute.com for course descriptions. A Back to School Orientation for fall classes will be held on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Call the campus at 209-848-8382 for information.