The American Massage Championships (AMC) results are in, and the winners are: Gold: Arthur Wongphan, representing California; Silver: Jittawisoot Srihaput, representing Massachusetts; and Bronze: Jessica Jarabek, representing Canada.
Massage therapist Julie Onofrio, LMT, is on a mission to disentangle the reputation of professional massage therapy from terminology used by brothels masquerading as massage practices.
This selection of massage news articles will help you keep on top of what’s happening in the massage therapy industry
New regulations proposed by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) could result in many massage schools being unable to offer federal financial aid to students.
I have been a massage therapist for nearly 20 years, and a mother for 15. When my son came out to me as transgender nearly a decade ago, my love for him didn’t change one bit—but I quickly realized that loving someone unconditionally and supporting them in the best way they needed aren’t the same thing.
A new initiative, Expose Ageism (#exposeageism), encourages spa, beauty and wellness businesses to eliminate negative messaging about growing older.
Massage therapist Davonna Willis, LMT, ATC, created and is co-coordinating (with Massage Banquets promoter Ashley Urquhart) the first Black Massage Therapist Conference, taking place Oct. 14 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
MASSAGE Magazine spoke with Helene M. Langevin, M.D., the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) director, in a Zoom interview, to get her insights into and updates about how the NCCIH’s strategic plan is progressing, especially in terms of massage therapy-related research.
An association focused on enhancing safety in the massage and spa industry is putting an end to the dangerous pattern of a spa-service employee breaching safety protocols at one spa and then, after quitting or being terminated, securing employment at another franchise location with no knowledge of their prior situation.
The Veterans Administration Community Care program has approved Zeel in order to connect massage therapists with military veterans. Zeel is now recruiting massage therapists from across the nation for its Massage for Veterans program.