American Massage Therapy Association The AMTA represents more than 46,000 massage therapists in 27 countries, and it works to establish massage therapy as integral to the maintenance of good health and complementary to other therapeutic processes; to advance the profession through ethics and standards, certification, school accreditation, continuing education, professional publications, legislative efforts, public education, and fostering the development of members.
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork The NCBTMB is an independent, private, nonprofit organization that was founded in 1992 to establish a certification program and uphold a national standard of excellence. Today, there are more than 91,000 nationally certified massage therapists and bodyworkers safely and competently serving millions of Americans each year.
Massage Magazine Massage Magazine is an internationally circulated trade publication for massage therapists and allied health professionals. They have been in publication since 1985, have a readership of about 80,000, and publish 10 to 12 times per year. They strive for comprehensive coverage of the art and science of massage therapy and related healing arts, with the goal of supporting their readers as they work to promote the benefits of healing touch.
The Soma Institute
The Soma Institute 55 East Jackson Boulevard Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60604 312-939-2723
Classes are currently available online. Click HERE to learn more.
The health and safety of our students is our top priority. So, Soma has gone online - allowing new students to begin their massage therapy training while adhering to public health and social distancing orders designed to keep everyone safe.
We’re also offering students the opportunity to start their Soma education and path to a new career with no money down. The Soma Institute has waived all application and registration fees. Financial aid and tuition grants are also available to those who qualify.
Soma students may also be eligible for Emergency Financial Aid Grants available through the CARES Act. To see the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Report, click here.
We know many things in life are uncertain during this time, and we are here to provide opportunity and hope for those looking for a new career path where you can make a difference.
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