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 Consumers can find a licensed massage practitioner anywhere in the state of Washington. Search by specialty, such as hot stone therapy, sports massage and more. Our practitioners are members of the American Massage Therapy Association.

When you choose an AMTA member, you'll know that they're licensed and insured in the State of Washington. Our members fulfill continuing education requirements and abide by our Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Donate to AMTA Washington

AMTA-WA is a volunteer driven organization for licensed massage practitioners in our state. We are the ONLY professional massage therapy organization in WA that advocates for all LMPs.

We are your voice in the State Legislature, we are your voice with the Office of the Insurance Commissioner, we are your voice with the Department of Health and Labor and Industries.

We also provide low-cost continuing education via our Annual Meeting, Annual Chapter Convention and online.

We provide a sense of community to LMPs via our local groups and our online communities. Your generous support will help to ensure that all LMPs in WA will be heard, will feel supported and will succeed in their chosen profession.

Careers in Massage Therapy

  Employment opportunities are expected to grow for massage therapists according to the most recent U.S. Department of Labor information. As more people become interested in alternative medicine and holistic healing,

it is estimated that between 2010 and 2020, massage therapists are likely to see a 20 percent increase in job opportunities. A diversified skill-set, strong communications background and a well-documented work history can help open many doors for you.



The American Massage Therapy Association
 Washington State Chapter
 

We're a volunteer-driven, non-profit professional massage therapy association in Washington State. Our mission is to provide a forum for professional exchange, to actively support the growth of our profession, and to enhance public awareness of massage therapy. If you're a licensed massage therapist in the state of Washington, or you would like to pursue a career in massage therapy, we invite you to join our organization.

AMTA-WA Chapter Convention

Join us for the 2014 Chapter convention May 1-3 at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center. Speakers include Whitney Lowe, Tracy Walton, Joshua Morton, Felicia Brown, Gayla Nickel and more!

May 1-3, 2014
Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center
Registration now open!

Member Benefits

As a member of the American Massage Therapy Association, you gain the benefits of a nationwide collective network of massage professionals.

AMTA provides the best benefits package in the industry along with excellent discounts, peer support and continuing education. We also are very active politically, protecting our rights as health care providers and protecting the massage profession. We work together with a team of attorneys and a lobbyist to ensure that massage practitioners have the right to practice in Washington State.

Washington Sports Massage Team

The Washington Sports Massage Team (WSMT) provides massage at many sports events in Washington State such as the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic (STP), the Seattle Marathon, Oktoberfest Marathon and other non-sporting events like Bumbershoot.

The team is made up of Licensed Massage Practitioners who have advanced training through our calibration training in sports massage. Our sports massage team members are individually licensed in Washington State and individually insured for liability.

Contact WSMT if you're hosting a sporting event, and you would like to offer massage therapists to your participants.

Massage Awareness and Involvement Network

The Massage Awareness and Involvement Network (MAIN) is the Chapter’s integrated and state-wide communications program.

MAIN significantly expands the number of ways the Chapter communicates both to its members and to the public, and how we listen to the needs and good ideas from the massage community, our corporate supporters, and governmental institutions.
 
MAIN Groups are located throughout Washington State so that you'll be able to join and participate in a group near you. Both AMTA-WA members and non-members may join MAIN groups.

Massage Emergency Response Team

The Massage Emergency Response Team (MERT) in Washington State, is a volunteer program of the American Massage Therapy Association - Washington Chapter which prepares and manages massage practitioners for the deployment into disaster sites to provide massage for rescue and recovery workers.

You'll find our Emergency Response Team at natural disasters such as forest fires, earthquakes, avalanches and tornadoes; and at events including shootings, bombings and terrorist attacks.

MERT offers massage professionals a meaningful way to give back to those brave men and women who risk their lives for us everyday.

Publications

Stay up to date on the latest massage therapy news and industry trends, through a variety of publications provided by AMTA, including -

The Washington Massage Journal, a quarterly magazine of AMTA-WA. It is comprised of a broad range of professionally written articles on all manner of topics of interest to therapeutic massage practitioners.

Hands' On is AMTA’s monthly, all-member newsletter designed to bring you timely news, updates and opportunities to ensure you are getting the most value from your AMTA membership.

 
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