Burr Ridge, Ill. (August 11, 2021) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced on Aug. 3 two (2) available Practitioner Member positions on its Certification Board beginning March 1, 2022. Board Certificants will elect two (2) Board Certified Practitioner members to the Certification Board in late 2021.

The application period is now open through August 31, 2021 at 5:00pm CT.

The Certification Board is responsible for all aspects of Board Certification, including developing certification criteria and examinations, evaluating candidates for certification, and maintaining the integrity of the certification process. The Certification Board ensures that NCBTMB maintains its status as an accredited certifying body within the massage therapy profession.


The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork is an independent, private, non-profit organization founded in 1992. The mission of NCBTMB is to elevate the massage therapy profession nationwide by establishing and advancing the highest credentials and standards of excellence.  In support of this mission, NCBTMB serves the profession through Board Certification, Specialty Certificates, an Approved Provider Program, and an Assigned School Program. For more information, visit