Millions Learn About the Health Benefits of Massage

Millions of people learned about the health benefits of massage during AMTA’s National Massage Therapy Awareness Week®, October 25-31! Now in its 19th year, our awareness week gives AMTA members the opportunity to promote the profession and their practices.

Member Involvement

AMTA members across the country reached the public with educational materials, massage demonstrations and other consumer awareness activities throughout the week. Some photos showcasing the variety of events are on AMTA's Facebook page.

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Media Promotion

Major online publications and news services published information from AMTA's recent Research Roundup on massage therapy for improved energy and better sleep during the winter months, referring the public to AMTA’s outreach on the health benefits of massage resulted in stories in outlets such as Yahoo!, the American Medical Association, local TV stations and more.

Save the Date!

AMTA's 20th annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week is October 23-29, 2016

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Share the Health Benefits of Massage Year-round

"AMTA is very supportive. I definitely am glad I chose to be an AMTA member."

Bailey L., AMTA member since 2016