About

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) is the largest non-profit, professional association serving massage therapists, massage students and massage schools. It is the most trusted and respected name in massage therapy.

  • AMTA provides our members with the strongest benefits in the massage therapy profession.
  • We promote the health benefits of massage to the public, the health care community and other important groups.
  • We work for fair licensing of massage in all states, and actively support research.
  • Your voice is heard in AMTA as we are governed by massage therapists.
  • We provide a wealth of local and national networking and continuing education opportunities.

Mission Statement

To serve AMTA members while advancing the art, science and practice of massage therapy.

Core Values

  • We are a diverse and nurturing community working with integrity, respect and dignity.
  • We are a nonprofit member-driven organization of ethical professionals.
  • We embrace consistency in education.
  • We endorse professional standards.
  • We affirm and promote the benefits of massage therapy as validated by research.
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