In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, several companies are offering their support to massage therapists in the form of discounts on products and services.
On this page, we’ve rounded up some of the best deals for massage therapists — and if you know of others that should be included on this list, please email Associate Editor Allison Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discounted CE from American Academy of International Education
To help massage therapists during the COVID-19 pandemic, AAIE is offering the following discounts until August 31, 2020:
1. 25% discount for new enrollment in its massage therapy classes.
2. 50% discount on its online massage programs, including CE for Special Massage Modalities; International Massage Modalities; Medical Massage Modalities; and the Massage Therapy Instructor Program.
View all programs at americanacademyedu.org under “Faculty of Health & Medicine.”
FREE Courses from Til Luchau
For a limited time, Advanced Trainings’ founder, Til Luchau, is extending an offer for free CE to readers of MASSAGE Magazine. Choose one free course from Advanced Myofascial Techniques, Ethics for the Real World, and his Body/Mind series. Each includes a certificate, CE credit and some extras.
Visit Advanced Trainings for more details.
FREE CE Course from the Ariana Institute for Wellness Education
The Ariana Institute for Wellness Education is offering their Self-Care and Body Mechanics course for free. Please use the code SELFCARE at checkout of the self-care course in order to receive your discount.
Visit this link to enter the code.
FREE LinkedIn Learning Path on Working from Home
LinkedIn is offering a free learning path, Remote Working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success. Courses within it include Tips for Working Remotely, Time Management, Productivity Tips: Finding Your Productive Mindset, and more.
Visit LinkedIn for more information.
FREE Rejuvenate Educational Module
Rejuvenate, which specializes in salon and spa disinfection, is offering a free online educational module tailored to massage therapists. This three part-course will teach you what germs you need to be aware of in your practice; how to keep you and your clients safe; and what you need to know to make the right choice in disinfectants. The course includes a personalized certificate.
Visit this link for more info.
Discounted Anatomy Trains Structural Integration III CE Series
Through April 20, Tom Myers at Anatomy Trains is offering the ATSI III Series for manual therapists at a discounted price.
Visit Anatomy Trains for more info and to sign up.
Discounted Special Benefits Package from MASSAGE Magazine Insurance Plus
Since you’re not practicing right now, it’s a great time to catch up on your state-required CEs. MASSAGE Magazine Insurance Plus is offering a deal in which, for $49, you can purchase only the continuing education benefits package — without the liability insurance — and then upgrade to include the insurance once you’re back in business. (And if you do buy insurance during this time, the CE package is free.)
Visit Massage Magazine Insurance Plus for more info.
50% Off RockTape CE Courses
RockTape offered some discounted courses in March and April and may be adding more. In addition, RockTape is running a #WhatWeCanDo content campaign that involves sharing motivating bodywork content for fitness and medical professionals to share to stay relevant in their industry. They also plan to do an Instagram Live in the future.
Visit RockTape’s website for more information on discounted courses.
15% Off Center for Massage Therapy CE Courses
The Center for Massage Therapy CE is offering a 15% discount on some of its courses, including a course on the coronavirus, pediatric massage, orthopedic massage and others.
Visit the Center for Massage Therapy CE for more info.
Products & Services
FREE American Medical Massage Network 1-Year Membership
American Medical Massage Network, a national non-profit organization, is offering a FREE 1-year membership to massage therapists until August 31, 2020 (a $150 value), that includes their listing in the webpage of their state and credential evaluations.
In addition to the free membership, massage therapists can also receive a 50% discount on their “Profile” page.
Go to americanmedicalmassage.org for more details.
Buy One, Get One Free CD from Paradise Music
Paradise Music is offering a buy-one-get-one-free music CD of choice. Purchase one CD at $12.95 (with free shipping in the U.S.) and receive another CD free. To get this deal, visit the company’s website, then email email@example.com and indicate which two CDs you would like. Payment can then be made via PayPal (to email address firstname.lastname@example.org).
No Fees for Schedulicity Platform
Online appointment scheduling platform Schedulicity announced it will waive all fees (including membership fees) from now until July 1. During this time, Schedulicity’s add-on features will also be offered for free.
Visit Schedulicity for more info.
FREE Spectrum Internet
During the COVID-19 crisis, Spectrum is offering 60 days’ free internet access for PreK-grade 12 students, college students and educators who don’t currently have Spectrum services. They will also open their wi-fi hotspots for public use.
For more info, visit Spectrum’s website.
FREE Warfighter Hemp Hand Sanitizer for First Responders
This company has kept their operation going by creating hand sanitizer — and for every bottle you purchase, they’ll donate an additional bottle to the Independence Corps, which supports U.S. first responders.
Visit Warfighter Hemp for more info.