Important Info

Visit Washington’s Dept. of Health and subscribe to their email list to receive updates on the changes in laws and rules for the massage profession.
WA Dept of Health

Statewide volunteer-run nonprofit organization that fights to keep our massage profession’s standards high. These hardworking Washington LMTs are lobbying on your behalf.
WA State Massage Therapy Association

A non-profit national professional organization offering insurance and other benefits for members. The Washington branch works at the state level for the benefit of all massage therapists.
American Massage Therapy Association – WA  (AMTA-WA)

National non-profit foundation focused on massage research. You can be a part of the future of massage! Check out their website for information about current research as well as finding out about grants, contests, and scholarships.
Massage Therapy Foundation

An extensive discussion among massage therapists, health care administrators, and other healthcare professionals about the value and efficacy of massage therapy in a variety of healthcare environments.  This is a 49-page research paper published by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) on:
The Value and Efficacy of Massage Therapy in Integrated Health Care