Self-Care Resources for Massage Therapists

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 the Massage Therapy Profession!

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The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and Massage Envy collaborated on a comprehensive set of free online continuing education courses designed to help massage therapists take charge of their self-care.

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Self-Care Techniques for Massage Therapists

Placing helps equip massage therapists for the stress of running a business or managing a career, in addition to the strenuous physical effort.

Tips on Practicing Meditation

A study shows that meditation—even when done by beginners who haven’t regularly used this practice—helps relieve pain.

Time Management for Massage Therapists

Part of a good self-care program is learning time management skills so you don’t get burned out or injured.

Related Massage Therapy Journal articles

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Kristie W., AMTA member since 2011