Rebekah Owens, LMT, BCTMB

How did you discover the massage therapy profession? From the time I was a little girl, I always wanted my superpower to be the ability to heal someone by touching them, which eventually led me to nursing school.  As a nursing student, we were taught the basics of Swedish massage…

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Tami A. Goldstein, WLMT, CST, BCTMB

How did you discover the massage therapy profession? I was a travel agent for years, working as a group and meeting planner. I would spend hours coordinating an event. If anyone knows the role of a travel planner for conferences, a 4-day event is a marathon. On one such 4-day…

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Joe LaTorre, MS, LMT, BCTMB

How did you discover the massage therapy profession? I discovered the massage therapy profession at age 21, when I experienced a severe lower back injury and discovered how massage therapy could alleviate my symptoms. How did you develop your passion into a career? I attended massage school back in 1999…

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David J. Otto, LMT, BCTMB

How did you discover the massage therapy profession? I was working as a store manager for a popular furniture rental company, and saw an advertisement for a local school that promised to introduce me to a way to help a lot of people improve their qualities of life. I moved…

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Theresa Mueller

Theresa Mueller, BCTMB & NCBTMB Approved Provider

How did you discover the massage therapy profession? I was always fascinated about “healing arts.’ I was blessed with the opportunity to change careers in midlife. I left my corporate job and one month later I attended my massage orientation class. To be honest, I believe it was divine intervention!…

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Linda Toomey, BAS, LMT, BCTMB

My journey with massage therapy began at an early age due to the influence of my loving great-grandmother from Berlin, Germany. What is considered holistic health living today was the normal way of life for her back then. Natural healthcare for her included gardening, herbs, healthy nutrition, daily exercise, chiropractic…

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Nathan Nordstrom, LMT, BCTMB

Nathan Nordstrom graduated from East West College of healing arts in 2001 and Portland State University in 2012. He is licensed in Georgia, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington State and is a Board Certified Massage Therapist and Bodyworker (BCTMB) by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). He has gained experience by working in a retreat spa in…

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NCBTMB and Custom Craftworks Release 2018 Resource Center Product Catalog

Burr Ridge, Ill. (April 9, 2018) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today a 2018 NCBTMB Resource Center catalog featuring exclusive membership pricing for Custom Craftworks products. As a fully-integrated vendor, Custom Craftworks’ high quality massage tables, tools and supplies are available for purchase via the NCBTMB’s…

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John Amorelli, BCTMB

How did you discover the massage therapy profession? I discovered the massage therapy profession due to a sports injury back in the 90’s that happened to me while playing racquetball.  I opted for PT and massage therapy for treatment vs. surgery. I’m glad I did!  I had a great conversation…

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NCBTMB Featured in March Issue of Massage Magazine

Burr Ridge, Ill. (March 23, 2018)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today a feature in the March Issue of Massage Magazine. The feature highlights the latest Pain and Palliative Care Specialty Certificate Program in partnership with The Heart Touch Project. The full issue with limited advertisements…

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