Welcome to the Massage Therapy Body of Knowledge Project. This effort has been guided under the direction of the Massage Therapy Body of Knowledge (MTBOK) Stewards. The MTBOK Stewards consist of representatives from the American Massage Therapy Association, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals, Alliance for Massage Therapy Education, Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards, Massage Therapy Foundation, and National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
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Comments and suggestions on the MTBOK are encouraged so that the MTBOK may continue to meet the needs of the profession. To help us understand and evaluate your input, please be as specific as possible and reference the appropriate part of the MTBOK.
A new article highlighting the evolution of the Massage Therapy Body of Knowledge (MTBOK) project was released March 21, 2011. Read more.
On Saturday, May 15, 2010 the MTBOK Task Force and Stewards announced the release of Version 1 of the Massage Therapy Body of Knowledge (MTBOK). The announcement was made at the Highlighting Massage Therapy in CIM Conference in Seattle, Washington. The MTBOK, housed on this site, will continue to grow and evolve to meet the needs of our diverse and dynamic profession. Download the press release regarding this event here.”
Checklist of MTBOK Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Coverage
View the MTBOK presentation at the MTF Highlighting Conference.