Health Works Institute was established in Bozeman, Montana in February 2000, as an independent, proprietary, postsecondary school offering training in massage therapy. An esthetics program was added in 2007. Health Works Institute is the trade name under which the corporation Daydream, Inc. operates. The President of Daydream, Inc. and the owner-director of Health Works Institute is Ruth Marion. The school offers training in massage therapy and esthetics, a student clinic, continuing education workshops for massage therapists and other healthcare practitioners, as well as community education classes for the general public.