The Arizona legislature adopted House Bill 2012, which eliminates the requirement for the State Board of Massage Therapy to establish communication proficiency requirements for applicants applying for a massage therapy license.
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation adopted rules that affect massage therapy. The rules are necessary to align the dishonored payment processing fee with statutory requirements, add additional rules regarding complaints, and revise the processes and procedures for contested cases..
A recent study revealed that US Spa Industry revenue grew from $18.1 billion in 2021 to $20.1 billion by the end of 2022, an increase of more than 11 percent.
Arkansas massage therapists must now report any suspected child maltreatment, abuse, or death in accordance with House Bill 1729.
South Carolina adopted new rules that affect minimum massage therapy educational requirements, establishment and sole practitioner establishment operations, establishment licensing, and more.
In the most recent episode of Outside the Room, CG Funk talks with Mike Hinkle, who started the World Massage Festival in 2006 to offer affordable and high-quality education and creative space for therapists to connect and celebrate.
Arkansas adopted House Bill 1115 in early March 2023, creating a second pathway to obtain a master massage therapy license.
Four Indiana State University students were named recipients of the Erik Dalton Myoskeletal Massage Therapy Endowed Scholarship for 2023—Nick Anzelone, Alexis Fears, Giovonni Garrett, and Kathryn Tritle.
In 2012, Indiana State University and Erik Dalton partnered to create the Advanced Myoskeletal Massage Therapy program, the only minor degree in massage therapy offered at a major US university.
Squeeze, a new national massage franchise, wants to hear from Denver-area massage therapists about compensation and benefits they would like to see from massage employers.
The Iowa Board of Massage Therapy adopted a new continuing education (CE) rule that affects hands-on and online CE renewal requirements effective May 24, 2023.