Student Experience Newsletter

Set Sail: Massage on a Boat
Jul 30, 2015
There's a growing number of workplace options for massage therapists. Learn some of what you can expect when working on a boat.
7 Tips For a Successful Website
Jul 29, 2015
You’ve graduated from your massage therapy program, passed your exams and are either a licensed massage therapist or soon-to-be. The first thing on your mind is establishing yourself in the profession so you can kick start your career. One key to success is having an effective website that allows clients to easily find out more about you and your services.
Massage + Ethics
Jul 23, 2015
While working with your clients, complicated issues may arise, and knowing how to handle these problems in a professional, ethical manner can be the key to a successful practice.
Massage for Computer Athletes
May 1, 2015
There’s no doubt that technology has been a huge boon for many people. But, there are downsides to technology as well, particularly for those who work with devices such as computers and tablets every day. Repetitive use injuries and other conditions that lead to chronic pain are increasingly common and cause a variety of symptoms that can take a toll.
Self-Care for Your Future Clients
Apr 24, 2015
Part of taking care of your future clients includes helping them take better care of themselves. Here's how you can do just that.
Massage Supplies to get You Started
May 31, 2014
You're excited to start working as a massage therapist. Use these helpful tips to get started with the right equipment.
Importance of Self-care for Massage Therapists
May 31, 2014
As a massage therapist, you need to take care of yourself. We're here to help you do just that.
How Do We Talk About Research?
Apr 29, 2014
Research is an important part of building a solid foundation for the massage therapy profession, and massage therapists should know how to talk about research studies and their results.
Workplace Option: Spa
May 12, 2011
Research shows that consumers are using massage therapy for relaxation and to relieve stress—with 40 percent of Americans citing stress relief as the reason they got their last massage. Couple that with the fact that spa is the most frequently chosen venue for massage, and the opportunity this work environment offers is clear.
Workplace Option: Sports Massage
May 10, 2011
There's a lot of opportunity for massage therapists today. From working in a spa to a health care setting to opening your own practice---or a combination of these---you can reach your professional goals in myriad ways. Massage therapy is finding a place in more and more athletic programs. Find out what you need to practice in this environment.

"AMTA is an awesome organization. I can’t imagine any massage therapist not joining."

Karen T., AMTA member since 2002