THERA-SSAGE is an Approved Provider of Continuing Education under the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (#328461-00) and by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy. Visit our Class page for a complete listing of upcoming classes. If you are looking for Home Study Ethics Classes, please visit our Home Study page.
If you are maintaining your license for the state of North Carolina, you must obtain 24 contact hours of continuing education for every two year period. If your initial license was issued for more than one year, but less than two, you are only obligated to have 12 hours. License renewals must be postmarked by Nov. 1 in order to avoid a $75 late fine and a permanent letter of reprimand in your file.
North Carolina requires that you have three hours of professional ethics every renewal period. Other rules include that you may not get credit for more than three hours of business classes, that classes pertaining to equine massage or other animal massage are not accepted for credit by our state board, and that you may have a maximum of 12 hours obtained by distance learning. For a complete explanation of the regulations, visit the North Carolina Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy website.
National Certification requires 48 hours of continuing education every four years in order for you to maintain that credential, including six hours in professional ethics, at least two of which must be in Standard V of the Standards of Practice. AMTA also requires professional members to obtain continuing education.
Call 828-288-3727 for more information or to register for classes. Our education facility and wellness center is located at 431 S. Main St., Rutherfordton, NC.
Laura Allen frequently teaches classes around the country and in Ireland. You can see her schedule here.
THERA-SSAGE is always looking for new and different class offerings. If you would like to propose a class, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your bio and class description. All proposals will be acknowledged within two weeks. Our schedule is made out 12-18 months in advance.
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