Brick by Brick Series: Part 1, Applied Science with Portia Resnick and Donna Sarvello, Recording Now Available

Burr Ridge, Ill. (August 11, 2020)—In an effort to explain why the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Inc. (NCBTMB) has different categories and exam questions on its Board Certification exam we will be discussing the information through our new article and webinar series, Brick by Brick. We encourage people interested in Board Certification to join us in watching these short webinars.

Part I of this V part series features NCBTMB’s President, Portia Resnick and VP of Education Support, Donna Sarvello discussing the different sciences in massage therapy and why they are important to know to become an excellent massage therapist. This video includes information regarding anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathology and more.

A full recording is available now:


The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) is an independent, private, nonprofit organization founded in 1992. The mission of NCBTMB is to define and advance the highest standards in the massage therapy and bodywork profession. In support of this mission, NCBTMB serves the profession through Board Certification, Specialty Certificates, an Approved Provider Program, and an Assigned School Code Program. For more information, please visit