What’s the difference between a massage license and a massage certification? Find out what you need in order to practice as a massage therapist.
Earlier this week, NCBTMB announced significant changes to their continuing education guidelines in two specific areas – 1) acceptance of energy work classes and 2) requirements for new massage CE providers. The details of changes to each area are listed below: Energy Work Classes Acceptance …NCBTMB will only accept energy… Read more »
Kinesio taping, or KT, is a thriving modality for both athletic and in-office applications. In fact, many bodyworkers are considering adding kinesio taping certification to their repertoire to benefit their clients or to advance their business into new markets. Here’s a “crash course” on the kinesio taping buzz!
When it comes to understanding the human body, seeing is believing. Now, a new website allows teachers and students anywhere to look through a “virtual microscope.”
Scientists previously thought that the brains structure was hard-wired and unchangeable. Patients with brain damage seldom made full recoveries and the microscopic activities of the brain was unobservable. It was largely believed that the brain functioned much like a machine – capable of many things but unable to grow and… Read more »
Robert Gardner and Danielle Omo are two Austin-based massage therapists who met on Facebook before meeting in person to discuss issues within the massage industry. In this video, they discuss challenges specific to massage continuing education. There are many great points discussed, but one in particular (at 10:25) is key to the mission… Read more »
“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” ― Malcolm X
“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” ~ William Butler Yeats
If you flip through photos of 2016 Olympians, you may notice something strange. Enormous, dark red spots are dotting the backs, shoulders, legs and chests of the world’s greatest athletes. It isn’t a rash or an illness. The perfectly round bruises are from cupping, a derivative of acupuncture and… Read more »
Massage therapists seeking a complete list of continuing education opportunities and CE providers looking for a better way to advertise their classes now have a new website designed as a resource for connecting bodyworkers with further training.