- Nature's Stones, Inc.
Specializing in stone therapy, the timeless healing technique joining massage with the thermogenic benefits of heated river stones, Pat Mayrhofer makes it easy to add hot stone techniques to any treatment. See our selection of Nature's Stones training videos such as The Art of Hot Stone Facials DVD by Nature's Stones. Also see their line of quality stones and accessories.
- Carole Osborne of Body Therapy Associates
Carole is an author and educator whose 33 year career has focused on providing quality education in the somatic arts and sciences. She specializes in Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy, Rhythmic Deep Tissue, and somato-emotional integration. Carole and her staff of excellent instructors offer continuing education workshops, spa in-service training, and practitioner supervision groups throughout the US, Canada, and the UK. Body Therapy Education
Here's Carol's video on working with pregnant women's legs:
- Ralph Stephens Seminars
With the goal of "helping people help more people", Ralph Stephens, LMT, shares his knowledge of medical massage concepts, techniques and anatomy in an entertaining and inspiring way. Browse his educational books and videos and join him for hands-on medical massage seminars. Ralph Stephens Seminars
Here's a video of Ralph teaching his amazing techniques:
- Touch, Caring & Cancer Program
One of the most comforting forms of support you can give a person with cancer is the use of touch. Touch, Caring and Cancer: Simple Instruction for Family and Friends is an inspiring and authoritative program (DVD with illustrated manual) that was developed as part of a research study sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. It provides detailed instruction by leading experts in cancer support and oncology massage for safe and simple techniques anyone can learn and apply. Caregivers can significantly reduce distress in patients (pain, fatigue, stress/anxiety, depression, and nausea) by following the instruction provided in the program. Trailers of the DVD in English, Spanish, and Chinese can be viewed at Partners in Healing
- Compassionate Touch
Learn specialized therapeutic techniques combining sensitive massage and focused attention to enhance your healing work with Alzheimer's, hospice, and geriatric patients. These hands-on workshops and instructional videos are valuable to massage therapists, nurses, social workers, hospice and medical professionals, and caregivers. Take a look here for more information
- At Peace Media
Through their offerings of thoughtfully created and inspirational music, video, multi-media, and private label projects, At Peace assists all of us on our path to healing.
- Tracy Walton, LMT, MS
Tracy Walton is a massage therapist, researcher, writer and teacher devoted to bringing safe, effective massage therapy to people in cancer treatment, at end of life, and in survivorship. Her wholistic approach to teaching balances the heart, soul and science of healing touch.
- The Benjamin Institute
Dr. Ben E. Benjamin has dedicated his life to helping people cope with and overcome the pain and stress caused by injury to the body. Through a plethora of dynamic workshops and convenient webinars, body work professionals can advance their knowledge to offer targeted, specialized treatment to their clients.
- Myo Pain Relief Center
Sharon Sauer and her staff specialize in Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy for effective pain relief. They service clients at the center and also provide continuing education for massage therapists and "instruct the instructor" seminars for existing massage educators.
- American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
AMTA works to establish massage therapy as integral to the maintenance of good health and complementary to other therapeutic processes; to advance the profession through ethics and standards, continuing education, professional publications, legislative efforts, consumer education, and fostering the development of members.
- Massachusetts AMTA Chapter
With over 2,400 members in the state, the Massachusetts chapter is part of the larger AMTA community. Members benefit from continuing education opportunities, professional news updates, regional meetings, and members-only resources, and join together to advance the massage profession through legislative advocacy and consumer awareness.
- Massage and Body Work
A magazine of Associated Massage & Bodywork Professionals (ABMP) nurturing the mind, body, and spirit.
- Massage Therapy Foundation
The Massage Therapy Foundation advances the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education and community service. With its extensive library of massage and public health information and its on-going work on new research grants and projects, it is an invaluable resource to professionals.
- Expectancy Ltd.
Denise Tiran expertly guides pregnant women and caregivers through combining complementary therapies and natural remedies with normal maternity care. Her book, Clinical Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2nd ed., is a must for aromatherapeutic care of pregnant women.
- Success Beyond Work!
Learn how to create a profitable and sellable massage therapy business that supports you.