Massage Therapy Continuing Education
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MASSAGE Magazine teamed up with Panda Massage CEU to offer you unlimited access to online NCBTMB-Approved continuing education courses with exclusive member benefits. Get over 45 hours of CEs for just $49!
Online Continuing Education for Massage Therapists that Caters to Your Interests, Budget, & Time.
MASSAGE Magazine is now able to provide free online continuing education through our unique partnership with one of the best providers of massage CE today—Panda Massage CEU. These online massage therapy continuing education courses cover dozens of the most relevant topics for the modern massage therapist.
Find interesting, interactive, and accessible online coursework to earn your state board’s required CEUs faster and easier than ever. You’ll find a host of online courses that engage you throughout the process so you retain more information and can use more of what you learn in your own practice.Enjoy unlimited access to the full online CE coursework that’s available when you purchase a Massage Magazine Insurance Plus policy, which starts at just $169 per year for professionals.
Alternatively, individual continuing education courses may be purchased through Panda Massage CEU for $7 to $8.50 per credit hour.
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About Our Online Massage CE Courses
MASSAGE Magazine’s online offering allows you to achieve the NCBTMB-approved courses that let you meet your state boards continuing education requirements. Far from boring clinical coursework, the entire curriculum is based on helping you get the most out of what you’re learning.
You’ll discover new and interesting courses on topics like massage therapy for PTSD, safety and sanitation in massage, business ethics, kinesiology, medical errors, and so much more. Each course is set up to be entirely self-paced so that you can start and stop a module and pick it right back up again whenever you need to. These online courses make it easy to progress through the variety of learning modules, practice questions, videos, and other materials. The professional narration makes it much easier to follow along as you retain more of what you’re learning.
Massage Magazine Insurance Plus makes it easy to enjoy great coverage and unlimited access to these CE classes at the same time. You’ll have a full year of one of the most comprehensive insurance plans for massage professionals today along with a host of benefits like free Panda Massage CEUs.
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In as little as 3 minutes, you can receive access to massage CEUs and obtain proof of insurance. Our massage insurance application is designed to be quick and easy.
As soon as you are insured, you can immediately access our free online continuing education units.
2. Diverse Massage CEU Catalog
Our online continuing education courses for massage are diverse, engaging and informative. They are developed by leading Subject Matter Experts within the massage industry.
Our massage CEU catalog includes courses on facial massage, pathology in massage, ethics in massage, foot reflexology, aromatherapy, ayurveda, cupping, kinesiology, medical errors, adaptive massage, chair massage, deep tissue, and many more!
3. Our Massage CEUs + Insurance is More Affordable
It typically costs well over $160 to receive just 23 credit hours in massage therapy continuing education.
With our unlimited massage CEU package, you can take as many credit hours as you want, AND get comprehensive massage liability insurance for just $169.
Get the peace of mind to protect your career, while obtaining state-required massage continuing education.
Frequently Asked Questions About Massage Therapy Continuing Education-
Are your continuing education courses for massage therapists taught in person?
Nope, these courses are in an online format that contain rich narration, videos, and other material to help get you through advanced material with ease. The curriculum has been developed by leading massage educators to be fun and engaging so that you’re not just left clicking through a bunch of slides. These courses help you to learn and grow as a massage professional. Whether that’s expanding your knowledge in sports massage or hydrotherapy, you’ll find extremely relevant coursework that fits right in with your present practice.
How much are MASSAGE Magazine’s continuing education courses by themselves?
When you purchase massage insurance through Massage Magazine Insurance Plus, you’ll get free and unlimited access to Panda Massage CEU classes included as a member benefit. That means for just $169 per year, you’ll have complete coverage and exclusive access to online continuing education. You can also elect to get a benefits-only plan which excludes insurance but includes member benefits like the continuing education courses. A benefits only plan is just $49 each year.
What continuing education classes come with the catalog?
Panda Massage CEU courses are continually in development so the courses are rich, relevant, and engaging for today’s audience. You’ll find you have dozens of different courses you can choose from on all the topics that massage professionals need to run a thriving practice. There’s courses focusing on the history and origins of massage, HIV/AIDs, and even human trafficking awareness. All of these courses are meant to engage you so that you are fully immersed in the material and can retain more of what you’re learning. Get ready for a whole new way to earn your state board’s required CEUs.
Are your massage CEUs approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork?
Absolutely. Rest assured, Panda Massage CEU is NCBTMB-certified as a continuing education provider so the classes offered under the curriculum are all approved as well. From hot stone massage to cupping, these classes are developed by top educators in the world of massage to give practitioners the very best format for continuing their education, throughout a career.
What does NCBTMB approved online continuing education mean?
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) is a non-profit organization formed almost thirty years ago with the mission of “defining and advancing the highest standards in the massage therapy and bodywork profession”. For the better part of three decades, the NCBTMB has ensured that approved continuing education providers (APCE - approved provider, continuing education) give students a source of reliable and credible information, delivered in a high-quality format so that the continuing education is actually a benefit to participants.
How much does an online massage CEU cost?
If you were to purchase your own online massage continuing education to collect CEUs individually, the cost to meet basic requirements can run a couple hundred dollars. Conversely, free CEU classes are included as an added benefit to our professional massage therapist insurance policies. We have an introductory rate of just $159 for one-year of comprehensive coverage, more than $500 in member benefits - including free online continuing education, and additional safeguards like identity protection.
What is the format for NCBTMB approved online continuing education?
Our online continuing education curriculum for massage therapists affords a unique learning experience. Starting with relevant topics curated by and for professionals in the field of hands-on therapy, our classes come with professionally narrated slides with interactive text, learning modules, and videos to keep the content engaging so you retain more of what you are learning.
Continuing education is designed to keep professionals growing in their knowledge of best practices and changing regulations. Clients that know you have completed NCBTMB approved continuing education can be sure that you have received qualified instruction from a competent provider. Talk to an agent to learn more about our free continuing education.
What is the advantage to getting a massage CEU online?
The main advantage is not having to block off a number of hours to get across town to an in-classroom course. Rather, you can satisfy a portion of your CEU requirements on your own schedule - whether that’s on the subway on the way to work or before going to bed - the location of your study and the speed at which you complete courses is completely up to you.
Where can I get free massage CEUs online?
As a huge thank you to our members, we offer the convenience of free online massage CEUs included as a benefit with all our professional massage insurance policy. Online massage CEUs offer incredible convenience for busy professionals. Study whenever and wherever it is convenient to do so - with these courses your progress is always saved so you can start and stop as needed.
As soon as you wrap up the material in the course and complete the online exam, you will receive immediate certification of completion. It’s good practice to stay well-abreast of your state board’s continuing education requirements so you know just how many CEUs can be earned from an online continuing education provider. Then, make sure your provider is approved by the NCBTMB so you can be sure the courses you are taking will count towards your CEU requirements.
Why are massage CEUs required?
Continuing education allows professionals to stay sharp with their present skills and learn new ones. It also helps to share information regarding best practices and changing laws and regulations in the industry and allows therapists to distinguish themselves with additional training.
Massage, by its nature, is hands-on therapy. Clients put their health and wellbeing during the session literally in the hands of their massage therapists. This kind of trust requires a unified approach to ensuring instructors are competent in the services that they are providing. In conjunction with licensing, continuing education encourages therapists to study, learn, and retain key information on a continual basis, throughout their careers. With the sheer amount of material that is crammed into massage school, most professionals benefit richly from periodic refreshers of the information they may, or may not, have learned in school.
Massage CEUs also afford professionals the opportunity to learn to implement important concepts like ethics in massage and effective client communication strategies. Some states, like Florida, will even allow the attendance of state board meetings to count towards a small amount of CEUs.
What’s the best place for affordable massage CEUs online?
You really cannot do better for affordable massage CEUs online than free massage CEUs included with all of our professional massage insurance policies. In addition to protecting yourself and your career with stout insurance coverage, you will have full access to NCBTMB approved continuing education courses that are engaging and self-paced, allowing you the convenience to complete the courses whenever your schedule allows, from anywhere where you have a connection to the internet.
What classes count towards a massage CEU?
First and foremost, each state has its own unique requirements for what constitutes a massage CEU good towards meeting their requirements for such. Some states have annual requirements, others biennial, and some don't even require CEUs.
Your first stop to understanding what you need to accomplish for massage CEUs needs to be your state board. Most states do a pretty good job of putting everything you need online but there are some websites that can be tricky to navigate. When in doubt, call and speak to a live person with the state board so you aren’t putting your licensing at risk by not having the appropriate CEUs. That being said, our dynamic and engaging content is NCBTMB-approved for continuing education, which will help meet most states CEU requirements.
There are a plethora of different classes including ethics in massage, classes on different therapies like cupping or reflexology, and even a unit focusing on human biomechanics with our kinesiology course. These courses are designed by subject matter experts to present useful information in an engaging format. See our full course catalog.
Can I earn a massage therapy CEU online?
Absolutely. Many states have a variety of different requirements for CEUs, usually including the need for therapists to take classes on ethics, laws and regulations, general knowledge, and important medical topics. With our online massage therapy courses, our massage insurance members can earn CEUs online and at their own pace. At Massage Magazine, we also offer an incredible library of professionally-curated content meant to help professionals further their understanding in a variety of useful topics - from pregnancy massage to massage business marketing tips.
Is a massage CEU online the same as a massage CEU in a classroom?
Yes and no. An online massage CEU can apply to all the hours of continuing education that your state board requires, as long as those hours are not specifically designated as needing to be completed in a physical classroom. Many states will allow for a bulk of their CEU requirements to be completed in either format - online or in a classroom, up to a certain threshold. Many states will then also have a requirement for a few hours to be completed in an actual classroom setting. In-classroom education is usually required to allow for physical demonstration of a specific technique and/or hands-on practice for participants.
Where can I find approved NCBTMB CEU online courses?
All of the courses in our online continuing education curriculum are NCBTMB-approved because our education partner, Panda Massage CEU, is an approved continuing education provider. Be aware, many states require both live classroom hours and then more general hours that can be completed in a classroom or online.
For live classroom CE opportunities near you, the NCBTMB maintains an active directory of ongoing classes. Using the directory, you can search by location and narrow results to the exact information you need/want to use to satisfy your state’s different CEU requirements.
Will an online massage CEU satisfy my state board requirements for continuing education?
Most states accept online massage CEUs for satisfying at least a portion of their continuing education requirements. Be sure to check your state board so you know the composition of their course requirements. In Florida for example, for massage therapists to renew their licenses biennially they will have to have satisfied 12 “live” hours in a classroom setting and then 12 hours that can be completed in either a classroom or online (when the course providers are properly accredited and courses are state board-approved).
For classes like professional ethics, laws and regulations, or prevention of medical errors, online education affords a really convenient way for most therapists to complete that portion of their required continuing education.
Who determines how many massage CEUs are required?
This determination is decided by the state board in which you are licensed to perform services. Our education partner, Panda Massage CEU has a handy chart of different state CEU requirements as a general reference, but you should be sure to always go by the current requirements listed by your state board.
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