As of August 2014, PMTI has moved to 8380 Colesville Road, Suite 600, Silver Spring, MD 20910. ALL workshops will be held at this location -- one half block from Silver Spring Metro on the Red Line. Our Phone Number and Contact information have remained the same. Come visit us in our new home very soon!
We are so proud of our most recent class of graduates and honored to welcome them to our profession. Click here for some of the inspiring words from a recent PMTI graduation ceremony!
PMTI takes to the AIR! Click here to listen to our own Aja Hartman's podcast about the Power of Touch and the role massage can play in a loving, coupled relationship (podcast date = 10/29/12).
This just in (October 4, 2012)….PMTI students first time pass rate on the National Certification Exam climbed to 100%. This matches our 100% on the MBLEx. That’s right, our students score 100% on both National Licensing Exams. The National Averages are in the low 70s.
Our friends at the ABMP (Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals) told us recently that our success rate numbers are extremely rare. It is virtually unprecedented that a school of our size produces such a quality product time and time again.
Let’s hear it for our brilliant students who work so hard to make their dreams come true. Let’s hear it for the wonderful faculty that year in and year out works tirelessly, giving their all and sharing what they love. Students, you made the right choice to be a part of our circle. Graduates, you always make us proud!
AMTA Applauds Craigslist Decision Calls for Protection of Massage Therapists
The American Massage Therapy Association recently published an article in response to Craigslist removing the "erotic services" section of their website. You can read the article on on their website. www.amtamassage.org
PMTI Alum Ginger Ingalls to Publish Article in Industry Journal
Congratulations to Ginger Ingalls! Ginger was invited to publish an article in Cranial Wave, a journal of the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America. Ginger expains, "This piece integrates what I have been taught and a sense of pioneering and following my heart. It comes out of my daily practice of contemplating my S.O.A.P. notes that I write, and then writing in my diary about what feels new, interesting, or refreshing."
Ginger has graciously given us permission to reprint her article. You can read the full text of the article here.
Don't miss our Introductory Massage Therapy Classes!
If you are considering massage therapy as a career consider enrolling in one of our introductory massage therapy classes. We offer one-day introductory classes called the "Touch of Massage" as well as 18-hour introductory classes called the "Heart of Touch". We also offer a short evening course in Couples Massage. These classes will introduce you to our curriculum and method of teaching, for which we are well known.
PMTI Awards Scholarships for Massage and Cancer Work
Thanks to the generosity of Peg Buzy’s family, PMTI is able to offer scholarships for advance coursework in Massage Therapy and Cancer Training. Peg served PMTI and our students for many years in our Fieldwork program, and spearheaded the nursing home project that is the first field project for Level 1 students. The Peg Buzy scholarships are meant to help defray the costs of special training in working with clients living with cancer in order to encourage more work in this area. Recipients are expected to come back and share the information with PMTI students, in addition to contributing their skills to those living with cancer.