Top 10 Industry Associations in Massage Therapy

The following top 10 industry associations in massage therapy are important for any student looking to work in this field or professional already working in the field to know about. Not only do these associations offer helpful resources and a wealth of information, they also provide an excellent opportunity to network. Whether you are a student, recent graduate or seasoned professional, industry associations offer a great way to get out there, make a name for yourself, expand your business and stay on the cutting edge.

There are more associations and organizations that deal with massage therapy, oriental medicine and alternative healing than you could possibly keep up with, but these top 10 industry associations in massage therapy are the most important to learn about first. They will help you keep up on the most current conventions, legal and licensing information, massage trends, seminars and teaching methods. They will provide an opportunity to learn, an opportunity to network and an opportunity to make your business as successful as it can be.

Here are the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of the top massage therapy industry associations:

1. Alliance for Massage Therapy Education

1760 Old Meadow Road – Suite 500

McLean, Virginia 22102

(703) 506-2888

2. American Massage Therapy Association

820 Davis St. – Suite 100

Evanston, Illinois 60201

(847) 864-0123

3. American Oriental Bodywork Therapy Association

1010 AOBTA – Haddonfield-Berlin Rd., Suite 408

Voorhees, New Jersey 8043

(609) 782-1616

4. Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals

1271 Sugarbush Drive

Evergreen, Colorado 80439

(800) 458-2267

5. Foundation For Alternative And Integrative Medicine

PO Box 2860

Loveland, Colorado 80539

(202) 463-4900

6. International Council of Reflexologists

PO Box 620607

Littleton, Colorado 80162

(916) 455-5381

7. International Massage Association

PO Drawer 421

Warrenton, Virginia 20188

(540) 351-0800

8. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

PO Box 8218

Silver Spring, Maryland 20907

(888) 644-6226

9. Nurse Healers-Professional Association, Inc.

11250 Roger Bacon Drive – Suite 8

Reston, Virginia 20190

(703) 234-4149

10. The Spa Association

PO Box 273283

Fort Collins, Colorado 80527

(970) 226-6145