AMTA | American Massage Therapy Association

American Massage Therapy Association

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) is the largest non-profit, professional association serving massage therapists, massage students and massage schools, with more than 100,000 members.

AMTA provides our members with the strongest benefits in the profession. We promote massage to the public, the healthcare community, and other important groups. We also work for fair licensing of massage in all states, and actively support research. In addition, we provide high-quality continuing education and networking opportunities.

Your voice is heard in AMTA as we are governed by massage therapists. We are guided by a volunteer national board of directors who sets the course for the association.

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.