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AMTA Narrows $5,000 Student Scholarship Candidates to Top 20
The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) student scholarship program attracted an overwhelming response from applicants, and the association announced it has narrowed the final candidates to 20.
Massage Therapists: Win $1,000 and Massage Supplies in MASSAGE Magazine's June Giveaway
MASSAGE Magazine kicked off the month of June by offering its Facebook fans a chance to win either $1,000 cash or a gift basket of products, both courtesy of Bon Vital'. The gift basket of Bon Vital' products has a value of $250.
MINDBODY Hits New Client Benchmark, Continues Growth in Wellness Industry
With more than 1,000 new subscribers boarding each month, MINDBODY, the largest provider of business management software to the health, fitness and beauty industries, continues to accelerate and remains the fastest-growing software provider in the wellness industry.
General Physiotherapy Presents New Therapeutic Massage Machine
General Physiotherapy Inc. presents the new G5 GBM Therapeutic Massage Machine.
Massage Professionals: Feedback Requested on Massage Therapy Education
The workgroup for the massage therapy Entry Level Analysis Project (ELAP) has completed its research and invited industry professionals to provide feedback on the first draft of its blueprint on what potentially could be included in entry-level massage education.
Institut' DERMed Clinical Skincare Introduces Enhancing Massage Oil
Year after year, Institut' DERMed skincare has continued to recreate itself and its products in order to fit the needs of its ever-growing clientele, as well as the changing marketplace. Institut' DERMed product options now include Enhancing Massage Oil.
Skin Cancer Prevention Tips
One in five Americans is expected to develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. There are some simple steps people can take to reduce their risk of skin cancer, which also happens to be the most common form of cancer diagnosed in the U.S.
Organic Facial Oil Serums Address Various Skin Conditions
Aura Cacia, a leading essential oil brand, has a new line of Organic Facial Oil serums that are designed to help restore the skin's protective acid mantle from damage caused by regular cleansing.
Alliance for Massage Therapy Education Announces Educators of the Year
The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (AFMTE) has announced the winners of the AFMTE, Biofreeze and Bon Vital' Educators of the Year Award (one award for a teacher in a school setting and one award for a continuing education (CE) provider on the AFMTE's Facebook page. David Lauterstein is the recipient of the teacher award and Elaine Stillerman is the recipient of the CE provider award.
Aura Cacia Introduces New Organic Fund to Help Farmers and Their Communities
Aura Cacia®, a leading essential oil brand, recently launched a goodwill initiative that will donate 1 percent of sales from all Aura Cacia organic products to projects that will aid farmers and their communities. This project is called the 1% Organic Fund.
AMTA Consumer Awareness Program Receives Gold EXCEL Award
The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) has been recognized by Association Media & Publishing (AM&P) for the excellence of its Consumer Awareness Program launched in 2012.
At Peace Media and Tools for Touch Launch Improved Webcast Technology
At Peace Media, in association with MASSAGE Magazine, Massage Warehouse and Pure Pro, has announced the successful launch of its higher-quality video and audio webinar platform for its online education series, Tools for Touch (TFT).
Massage Envy Spa Launches Inaugural 'Excellence in Education' Award
Massage Envy Spa, the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians in the U.S., has announced the winners of its first Excellence in Education Award designed to highlight the best-in-class massage therapy schools in the nation.
Massage Heights Retreats Plans Event to Recognize American Cancer Society Milestone
On July 16, 2013, participating Massage Heights Retreats will contribute $10 from every one-hour massage and facial to the American Cancer Society, which is celebrating its 100th birthday.
First Global Destination Spa Forum to be Held in India During Annual Spa Summit
The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) announced that a dedicated forum for destination spas, defined as fully immersive, all-inclusive spa-and-wellness retreats, will take place on day one of the seventh annual conference being held in New Delhi, India, from Oct. 5 to 7.
Associated Skin Care Professionals Launches SkinPro Education Series
Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP), the nation's largest membership organization for estheticians, has announced the launch of the SkinPro Education Series, an advanced education program for ASCP members.
Helping Hands Gifts for Growth Grants Awarded at the American Massage Conference in Atlanta
Two massage therapy students received Helping Hands Gifts for Growth grants during Student Day at the American Massage Conference (AMC) on May 17, 2013.
Dermalogica Supports Oklahoma Disaster Recovery
In support of efforts made by the American Red Cross to aid and support the communities devastated by the recent tornado in Oklahoma, as well as relief workers who are involved in the ongoing rescue and recovery, Dermalogica has donated Dermalogica sun protection products to prevent sunburn during exposure to the elements.
New Pocket Anatomy App Launches to Help Massage Therapists and Students
The latest update to the award-winning Pocket Anatomy app will be released May 30, 2013. The launch of this latest update is intended to result in one of the most significant medical anatomy apps available on the Apple platform.
American College of Healthcare Sciences Appoints Clyde B. Jensen to College Board
Clyde B. Jensen, Ph.D., has joined the American College of Healthcare Sciences' (ACHS) board of directors.
Pivotal Health Solutions to Distribute WellnessMats to Massage and Spa Markets
Under a new agreement, Pivotal Health Solutions will begin to integrate Smart Step Therapeutic Flooring's leading line WellnessMats into its extensive distribution chain, which covers the massage, spa, chiropractic, physical therapy, medical and athletic markets.
NCBTMB Promotes Steve Kirin to Chief Executive Officer
The board of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) has announced the promotion of Steve Kirin to chief executive officer. Stating that his transitional role and major organizational objectives are nearly complete, Mike Williams, interim CEO of NCBTMB, recommended Kirin's promotion to the post.
MINDBODY Gains New Online Wellness Platform for Integrative Health Care Practitioners
MINDBODY, the largest provider of online business-management software in the health and wellness industry, has acquired Jill's List, a leading online platform for integrative health care practitioners.
Leading Massage Franchise Recognized for its Focus on Veterans
Massage Envy, a pioneer and leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, has been recognized among the top 10 percent of franchise companies named to the 2013 Military Friendly Franchises® list.
Massage Therapists: Enter to Win a Caribbean Cruise and Earn Massage Continuing Education Credits
Massage Magazine Insurance Plus is offering its Facebook fans a chance to win a free Seminars at Sea Cruise from LMT Success Group in its latest Facebook giveaway.
New Research Showcases Pain-Management Benefits of Massage Therapy
Massage therapy may be a helpful pain-management strategy for individuals suffering from metastatic cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, in addition to post-cardiac surgery, according to new research gathered by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA).
Dermalogica Launches New Website to Accommodate Product Demand
Dermalogica has announced its new and improved website, www.dermalogica.com/, for the U.S. market, developed to bring the brand's hallmarks of education and professional skin care consultation within a mouse click.
Massage Therapists: Win a Portable Massage Table Package from Custom Craftworks
MASSAGE Magazine partners with Custom Craftworks to offer one lucky Facebook fan a chance to win a massage table package from Custom Craftworks during the month of May.
The Massage Therapy Foundation Thanks Sponsors for Support at Massage Research Conference
The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) is pleased to announce the 2013 International Massage Therapy Research Conference was a success with nearly 300 massage therapists, nurses, doctors, researchers, educators and others in allied health care professions in attendance
Bioelements Announces 2013 World-Class Spas
Bioelements professional skin care has announced its 2013 World Class and World Class Elite spas. Chosen to represent the country's best in spa amenities, each World Class spa provides dedication to excellence in the spa industry.
New Executive Director Announced at Milady
Milady, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of beauty and wellness learning solutions, has appointed Sandra Bruce as its new executive director. Bruce is filling the position that was previously held by Dawn Gerrain, who is now operating as the vice president and general manager of skills and product planning with Cengage Learning.
Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies Announces New NCBTMB Board Certification Savings
The Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies (IIHS), approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education approved provider (#049478-00), has announced it has developed a savings plan–eligible on 100 of its 125-plus home-study continuing education courses.
Two Massage Industry Leaders Partner to Benefit Massage Students and Schools
BIOTONE® and Biofreeze® have introduced the Helping Hands Gifts for Growth™ Grant Program, which will support professional massage therapy students in their educational pursuits or endeavors to launch a massage therapy practice.
Massage Therapy Foundation Board Announces New Executive Director
The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) Board of Trustees has announced that Gini S. Ohlson, the American Massage Therapy Association's (AMTA) current foundation director, will become its executive director on July 1, 2013.
College of Southern Maryland Wins Award from Massage Warehouse
The College of Southern Maryland has won Massage Warehouse's 2013 Ultimate New Graduate Award. The award was presented at the 17th annual Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) School Issues Forum.
Navitas Naturals Introduces Organic Coconut Water Powder
For thousands of years, tropical cultures have enjoyed the nutritional and thirst-quenching benefits of coconut water. Now, Navitas Naturals has designed a new product that celebrates this ancient hydration tradition, but adds a convenient modern twist.
Essential Guide to Lymphedema Management Released in an Updated Edition
In this expanded third edition, with more than a dozen new sections and updates of all existing chapters, Lymphedema Management once again provides a clear and accessible introduction to the circulatory and lymphatic systems, the disturbances that lead to lymphedema and related conditions, and the most effective therapies for treating them.
MassageBook Adds Integrated Scheduling
MassageBook has just launched the scheduling component to its comprehensive business solution for massage businesses and individual massage therapists.
Zeel Launches Massage On Demand App
You use apps to order lunch, black cars, house-cleaning– and now, in-home massage. Zeel (www.Zeel.com), a mobile wellness company, is revolutionizing the massage industry with the new Zeel Massage On Demand? app for iPhone. The app, launched April 2, allows customers to book same-day massage appointments in the privacy of their own home, office or hotel room with top, vetted therapists.
MASSAGE Magazine Launches Student Scholarship Giveaway, Win $1,000 Cash
MASSAGE Magazine has partnered with Massage Warehouse, Sombra Professional Therapy Products and Massage Magazine Insurance Plus to launch its Student Scholarship Giveaway, where one massage student will win a grand prize of $1,000 cash to be used toward massage school tuition, along with a one-year massage liability insurance policy. A second prize and third prize will be offered to two additional massage students.
New Social Network for Meditation and Mindfulness Launched
Wild Divine Online is the first private social network for meditation and mindfulness. The new social network was launched by Wild Divine, a leading innovator of feedback-driven user technology.
BeeAlive Inc. Introduces All-Natural Skin Care Line: BeeAlive Spa Essentials
BeeAlive Inc. allows individuals to harvest their natural beauty through its new handcrafted, natural skin-care line: BeeAlive Spa Essentials.
AMTA Announces Route for 2013 Massage Therapy Tour
The American Massage Therapy Association announces the continuation of the AMTA Massage Therapy Tour, with its first 2013 stop in Indianapolis May 29.
2013 International Massage Therapy Conference Is Quickly Approaching
The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) will be hosting the 2013 International Massage Therapy Research Conference at the Seaport Hotel in historic Boston, Massachusetts. The 2013 conference, scheduled April 25 to 27, will present research findings that address mechanisms and effectiveness of massage.
Tola Neuromuscular Release System Now Includes Tola Strap
The already-popular Tola neuromuscular release system now includes the Tola Strap, making it more effective and even easier to use.
Everybody Wins Free Music in Massage Magazine Insurance Plus' Facebook Giveaway
Massage Magazine Insurance Plus (MMIP) is offering its Facebook fans a chance to win massage music from Paradise Music, as part of its April Facebook Giveaway. This giveaway is different than any other giveaway previously offered by Massage Magazine Insurance Plus, because everyone who enters will win a downloadable 73-minute massage music album from Paradise Music that they can use instantaneously.
SEP Connect Partners with Day Spa Association to Offer Search Engine Placement Services to Members
SEP Connect, a leader in search engine placement with a unique, patent-pending technology designed to get local businesses on the front page of Google, has announced it has entered into a partnership with the Day Spa Association (DSA) to offer search engine placement services to its 45,000 members.
At Peace Media and Tools for Touch Webinars Announce Big Improvements in Video Features
At Peace Media, in association with MASSAGE Magazine, Massage Warehouse and Pure Pro, announces exciting improvements in its online education series Tools for Touch (TFT).
Survey Reveals Buying for Mother's Day Causes Stress for Most People
According to a recent survey by Massage Heights, a premium membership-based massage franchise company, nearly seven out of 10 participants have trouble finding the perfect Mother's Day gift.
Maharishi University Offers New Online Ayurveda Wellness Course for Massage Therapists
The Maharishi College of Perfect Health at MUM in Fairfield, Iowa is pleased to inaugurate a new program to train and certify massage therapists as Ayurveda Wellness Consultants
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