and Massage Envy have partnered at an important educational crossroad. 5,099 massage therapy students have now utilized the massage exam preparation website and Massage Envy helped make that happen.

Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) July 2, 2009 — has helped prepare 5,099 future massage therapists for national licensure and certification examinations. This includes 3,343 NCETMB (National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork), 915 NCETM (National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage), and 841 MBLEx (Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination) students. These examinations determine whether or not a person can legally practice massage therapy in most US states.

When interviewed, author and Massage Therapist Lorna Maughan said, ” We don’t just test massage therapy students, we assess and educate them as well. It is one thing to tell a student that his or her answer is correct or incorrect, it’s another to explain why. That is what we do at” boasts almost 3,000 massage therapy questions, answers, and rationales covering all topics found on national exams. This includes body systems, anatomy & physiology, kinesiology, pathology, therapeutic massage assessment, therapeutic massage application, professional standards and ethics, business and legal practices as well as complementary alternative medicine for those students taking the NCETMB exam.

The exam tracking and review system at includes an integrated online help desk for students which is staffed with knowledgeable, licensed, massage therapists available 6 days a week.

Students can also track down important state licensure and certification information on the website. Explanations and descriptions of each state’s massage therapy regulations and educational requirements are constantly updated to reflect changes in each US state. is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to accommodate a student’s busy schedule and can be integrated into course study by massage instructors. Class discounts are available to massage schools for groups of 10 or more students.

Industry Partnership

The quality of test preparation and the tools provided at have led to a partnership with Massage Envy, the largest massage therapy franchise in the United States with 810 clinics in over 40 US states.

Massage Envy recognizes the value of well trained and well educated massage therapists. This is supported by a 20% discount on all products. “It feels good knowing that a leader in the massage industry recommends our products to their employees. We are helping people get jobs during these tough economic times. Our exam preparation and study guides can make a big difference.”, stated Lorna Maughan.

Massage Envy assists newly graduated students with more than just examination preparation. An introduction to the professional world along with discounts on liability insurance are included with employment. Marketing services, laundry, and massage supplies are paid for by Massage Envy. This allows a therapist to gain valuable experience and build clientele.