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Hands on Healing Institute Alumni websites

Tara's Touch & Wellness

Scentsible Life

MFR Center

Specialized Schools


American Academy of Reflexology
American Academy of Reflexology was founded by Bill Flocco and offers a 150-hour certification course in “The Flocco Method” integrating hand, ear, and foot reflexology. We are proud that one of their main instructors, Lisa Chan, teaches a 28-hour reflexology course here at Hands On Healing.


Massage Licensing & Legislation


California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC)
The California Massage Therapy website has all the information you need about California State Certification.  You can also add yourself to email list for updates.


National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork is the web site to go to for information on requirements needed to take the National Test.  We recommend our students  use the “Portfolio Review Process”


Federation of State Massage Boards
The Federation of State Massage Boards offers the MBLEx test that is required by CAMTC for California State Certification.   You can find what other states accepts this test for licensing here,


The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) is pleased to announce that the official study guide for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) is now available for purchase. The study guide also contains a practice exam. The Study Guide is the only official MBLEx preparation resource, published by the organization that owns and governs the MBLEx.


The Study Guide provides information related to MBLEx study tips, covers the eight content areas of the examination, and includes a 100-item MBLEx practice exam that allows candidates to assess their comprehension of sample MBLEx content.


The MBLEx Study Guide is available for purchased from their website. Access the order form on the FSMTB’s website,, fill out and submit by mail or email. For questions and bulk orders for schools, please email or call 913.681.0380.


Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education
The Bureau of Private Secondary Education website is for the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.


Professional Organizations


Associated Bodywork Massage Professionals (ABMP)
The Associated Bodywork Massage Professionals is a professional organization for body-workers and skin care professionals that provide insurance coverage, business support, and educational resources.  This is another resource for massage therapists to stay current with California’s future legislation and have a voice politically. is a source to go to for information on massage therapy, the bodywork industry and licensing required by each State.


Touch Research Institute
The Touch Research Institute is dedicated to studying the effects of touch therapy. The TRI has researched the effects of massage therapy at all stages of life, from newborns to senior citizens. In these studies the TRI has shown that touch therapy has many positive effects


Pro Fitness Network
Born in Uppsala, Sweden, Pro Fitness Network owner Carina Weston has been active in sports her entire life.  Located in Pasadena, California, Pro Fitness offers Personal Training, Semi-Personal Training, Pilates, Massage Therapy, Reflexology, Acupuncture and Nutrition Counseling.

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