American Massage Therapy Association Founded 1943
The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education
The AFMTE is a non-profit organization established to serve as an independent voice, advocate and resource for the entire education sector – from entry-level massage training programs through post-graduate studies. The Alliance is the only organization that brings Schools, Teachers, Continuing Education Providers, and Allied Industry Partners together under one roof.
Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals Founded 1987
The bodyCushion™ is a high-tech, high-quality body positioning system that allows a person to lie in any position without unnecessary pressure on soft tissue areas.
Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation
COMTA accredits both educational institutions and programs offering instruction in massage therapy and bodywork or esthetics and skin care. They were formed with the mission of establishing and maintaining the quality and integrity of our professions. Since 2002, COMTA has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a specialized accrediting agency.
Federation of State Massage Therapy BoardsThe mission of the FSMTB is to support its Member Boards in their work to ensure that the practice of massage therapy is provided to the public in a safe and effective manner.
Felicia Brown, LMBT is the owner of Spalutions!, (www.spalutions.com) a firm that provides business and marketing coaching and education for massage, spa and wellness professionals.
Hemmingway Massage Products
Massage Business Blueprint Designed to help you attract more clients, make more money and improve your quality of life.
For over 20 years, MASSAGE Magazine has been dedicated to helping massage therapists keep current with established and emerging techniques and grow their practices. MASSAGE Magazine connects therapists with the finest products and services and the providers who support them.
An organization that advances the massage profession through community service projects, research, and education.
The News Source for the Massage Therapy and Spa Community It’s a FREE magazine! Order it.
Massage Therapy School Directory
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
The mission of NCBTMB is to define and advance the highest standards in the massage therapy and bodywork profession. In support of this mission, NCBTMB serves the profession through Board Certification, Approved Providers, and Assigned Schools.
Small business management advice, including Business Mastery, home study courses, workshops, and newsletters. Tons of FREE forms for your massage business.
TouchPro is committed to promoting the benefits of chair massage and skilled touch for developing and maintaining good health and well being. They provide professional chair massage training, tools, and resources to help you get started and make chair massage a successful part of your professional life.
TRI is dedicated to studying the effects of touch therapy.