Manage Holiday Stress with Massage Therapy


The holiday season is filled with joy, but for some it can also result in increased stress and anxiety. Massage therapy is one way to feel your best during the holidays.

Massage Therapy for Stress, Anxiety & Depression

  • Lowers oxygen consumption, blood pressure, and salivary cortisol levels1
  • Decreases heart rate, systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure1
  • Reduces trait anxiety with a course of treatment providing benefits similar to psychotherapy2
  • Reduces depression in those with high blood pressure3

Find a Trusted Massage Therapist

Members of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) are the most trusted massage therapists in the United States.4

Related: Relief Within Reach: Massage & Stress | 2.5 CE Credits


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"As a professional member of AMTA, I have found comfort in knowing that all the effort I put into obtaining my massage certification is recognized and protected. AMTA standards validate the profession."

Kim K., AMTA member since 2003

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AMTA has long been the leading choice among massage therapists looking to establish themselves within the profession. We provide our members with the strongest benefits and promote massage therapy to the public and health care community.

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