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Learn Massage Therapy in South Carolina - SC

Professional Organizations for Massage Therapists in South Carolina

Because massage therapy training in South Carolina is not yet regulated, there has yet to be any state-specific organizations established. However, a number of national organizations offer advice and camaraderie. Including these names on your resume can serve to improve your professional reputation and attract clients.


Some organizations specialize in branches of Massage (reflexology, spa ownership, Reiki massage). A few interesting organizations headquartered in the West are listed below.

  • International Council of Reflexologists (ICR)
    As well as being an educational and advocacy organization for Reflexologists the world over, the ICR seeks to change the status of Reflexology into a self-regulating profession.

International Council of Reflexologists
P O Box 620607
Littleton, CO   80162
916-455-5381
www.icr-reflexology.org

  • International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM)
    IAIM can offer you training and certification to become a Certified Infant Massage Instructor. You can then teach parents and caregivers to apply those skills to their babies.

IAIM
PO Box 6370
Ventura, CA  93006
www.iaim.ws

  • Day-Break Geriatric Massage Institute
    At the other end of the age spectrum from IAIM, this association seeks to define geriatric massage as a specialty in its own right. It publishes books and videos, offers correspondence courses and workshops. Day-Break can also be helpful in helping senior citizens in need of specialized massage locate qualified practitioners

Day-Break Geriatric Massage Institute
P O Box 1815
Sebastopol, CA   95473
707-829-2798
www.daybreak-massage.com/

  • Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP)
    They are advocates for legislation, offer liability insurance and sponsor workshops for Massage Therapists and Massage Therapy School owners.

ABMP
25188 Genesee Trail Road
Golden, CO 80401
800-458-2267
 www.abmp.com

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