Taking care of yourself is as important as taking care of your clients. The work of a massage therapist is demanding, so having a good self-care regimen in place is a necessity. Whether you're giving a massage, tending to business tasks or managing your home, AMTA has resources to help massage therapists stay healthy.
FREE Self-Care Continuing Education for Massage Therapists
This fall, the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) is giving back to the massage therapy profession with free continuing education online courses on the topic of self-care. Access rigorously vetted information to stay healthy as a massage therapist, including body mechanics, warm up and cool down routines and more.
Check back for these free self-care CE courses starting October 1!
- Self-Care Techniques for Massage Therapists
Placing a priority on self-care helps you center yourself and reduce stress. It helps equip massage therapists for the stress of running a business or managing a career in addition to the strenuous physical effort.
- Time Management for Massage Therapists
Massage therapy is a demanding profession. Taking care of yourself is essential not only to your health but also to the longevity of your massage therapy career. Part of a good self-care program is learning time management skills so you don’t get burned out or injured.
- Client Handout: Practicing Meditation
- Use this client handout to help explain the benefits of massage therapy and provide great tips for self-care between massage sessions.
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Expand Your Knowledge
Learn more about self-care for massage therapists with AMTA's Online CE Courses: