Elements Massage is hosting a “Summer Celebration” to recognize and honor the studios’ massage therapists and team members. In total the brand will be giving away $25,000 worth of cash and prizes.
A new survey set out to examine participants’ attitudes and views toward cannabis-based medicine (CBM) and its potential role for pain management.
The New Mexico Massage Therapy Board announced that massage therapists will return to the continuing education (CE) provisions required by licensees prior to COVID-19. This will immediately affect members renewing licenses by October 2021.
There are currently two seats open to licensed massage therapists on the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy. To qualify, candidates must be residents of Georgia, hold an active Georgia massage license, and have at least five years of massage therapy experience. Learn how you can apply!
The Mississippi legislature passed Senate Bill 2751 this session, requiring the Mississippi State Board of Massage Therapy to develop guidelines for massage establishment registration. The initial registration fee is $50 and it must be paid to the Board no later than January 1, 2022.
The National Conference for Reflexology & Bodywork Practitioners has been rescheduled for scheduled for October 1–3, 2021, at the Maritime Conference Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Registration is $425 at www.nationalreflexologyconference.com, and you can view the flyer here. There are virtual attendance options as well.
To address the ongoing difficulty in obtaining hands-on continuing education during COVID-19, the Washington Board of Massage issued Policy Number BOM 20-01.2 that pushes the date back for massage therapists to meet CE requirements through December 31, 2021. The Board also adopted new massage therapy rules effective September 1, 2021.
The Washington Board of Massage revised the Washington Administrative Code in August 2020. The rules are now final and are effective September 1, 2021. The rules amend definitions, the out-of-state application process, transfer programs, school approval, training hours, faculty, continuing education, standards of practice, and recordkeeping. They also create a new section on gluteal cleft and perineum massage.
Massage Heights, the franchise known for its resort-quality massage, skin care and wellness services, is under new leadership. Effective now, Susan Boresow will serve as the company’s new President and CEO.
Senate Bill 5229 requires licensees to complete health equity continuing education training at least once every four years to address how bias, racism, and poverty are health inequities and how to develop skills to care effectively for patients.