April 22, 2015
Life is beautiful—and, often times, a little crazy. That’s why, in the midst of it all, it is crucial we remember to breathe (literally!). Amid the chaos, and sometimes unbeknownst to us, we will hold our breath in times of excitement, stress, anxiety, giddiness, or surprise. Any Board Certified Massage Therapist (BCTMB) will surely tell you how important breathing is to your overall health, but have you ever stopped to think about why it is so important?
March 25, 2015
Our Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 webinar was an exciting collaborative event featuring NCBTMB Board Chair, Dr. Leena, and VP of Educational Support, Donna Sarvello, with special guests Jane Foulston, Chief Executive, ITEC, and Elaine Hall, Quality & Qualifications Manger, ITEC. Together, the four organizational leaders discussed our latest partnership that immediately empowers all current NCBTMB Assigned with the opportunity to become an ITEC Registered School—and thereby gain access to a range of international massage and related specialty certifications recognized in over 40 countries worldwide.
March 3, 2015
All of us, regardless of our chosen profession, enjoy different ways to relax after a hard day’s work. For some of you, that may mean spending some quality time on the couch with your favorite primetime television shows a few nights a week. Is it possible, though, that this same relaxing activity can cause your muscles so much tension? This may be happening to you—and you don’t even know it.
February 5, 2015
Each New Year brings the opportunity for new beginnings. For NCBTMB and our profession alike, 2015 also brings with it many changes—namely, our exit from licensure. With this major change in our rearview mirror, this New Year brings with it a renewed focus on NCBTMB’s core programs: Board Certification, our evolving Approved Provider Continuing Education Program, Assigned School Program, as well as finding new ways to support our growing number of National and Board Certificants. We truly believe this will be our best year yet—and we look forward to having you along for the journey.
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