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August 12, 2014
To Our 20,000 Facebook Fans, THANK YOU! On behalf of all of us at NCBTMB, we are very thankful for your ongoing support and involvement in our growing Facebook community. We greatly appreciate your daily questions, comments, and shares. We hope you will continue to participate, learn, and converse with one another on our platform. With your continued participation and support, our Facebook community will help to further elevate the profession—helping you to understand all you need to know about Board Certification, Continuing Education, the latest industry topics, tips to earning your college degree, and much more.
March 27, 2014
Teachers in the classroom are getting older … there are many more schools and programs being taught by underdeveloped educators. With over one thousand of massage schools in the country and over 2000 CE Providers, we estimate there are close to 10,000 teachers of massage and bodywork therapies at all levels.  New instructors need training, skills, and support.
March 13, 2014
In our practices we can often be working as an individual with our client, yet it is our collective responsibility to promote massage therapy and bodywork whether we are working, networking or just out and about on errands, going to the health club, or getting together with your friends and family for a social event.
February 24, 2014
February 24, 2014 In December 2013, the Coalition of Massage Therapy Organizations met to discuss and, thereafter, ratify the ELAP project. At this time, Massage Therapy Foundation President, Ruth Werner, and new NCBTMB Board Chair, Dr. Leena Guptha, had the opportunity to review and discuss research requirements for Board Certification renewal. This important dialog led to NCBTMB approving recommendations from the Massage Therapy Foundation, including credits gained from attendance at Integrative, Complementary and/or Healthcare Research conferences that further advance the goal of Research Literacy among our profession.