2018 Spring Workshop has been postponed!!!

We are working on dates for sometime in the fall of 2018

That information is forthcoming.



April 6, 7, & 8 2018

All 24 hours of CE's will be taught this weekend

Friday Location is Morning Pointe Assisted Living, 5501 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN  37343

Saturday & Sunday Location is  Greenway Park, 5051 Gann Store Road, Hixson, TN 37343

Faith Mayton Fairhope will be teaching our Friday April 6, 2018 Class,

How to Create Your Own Massage Therapy Practice in a Health Care Setting


INTRO 101 "CREATE YOUR OWN MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTICE IN HEALTHCARE SETTINGS" taught by Faith Mayton Fairhope, LMT, CCA, HTP. She has over 14 years experience specializing in a Geriatrics massage therapy practice inside healthcare centers in the Middle TN area and is a Nationally Certified Clinical Aromatherapist.


Jillian Ricks will be teaching our Reiki 1 class on Saturday April 7 and half day Sunday April 8, 2018

Jillian Ricks has been a licensed massage therapist since 2011. After graduating with her massage license from Chattanooga State she has focused her education on Reiki and energy work. She received her Reiki teacher master attunement in the spring of 2015.

Michael Matthews will be teaching our Law and Ethic class on Sunday afternoon Sunday April 8,2018


For twenty years Michael Matthews has been a licensed massage therapist in Tennessee.  He has been a massage therapy instructor for the Tennessee Institute of Healing Arts, Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT is a Division of Chattanooga State Community College).  He has been the Program Director for massage therapy at both MMTC and TCAT.  For many years he has taught over 24 continuing education courses both as an individually approved CE provider (State of Tennessee and NCBTMB) and through the schools he has taught. 


CLICK HERE to go to our Workshop page.




Massage Licensure Board has done another Re-Write of the Rules and Regulations for our Profession.

One major change is the reduction of CE hours from 25 to 24 hours. Click on the site below for more info

New Rules & Regulations click here


2018 WORKSHOP being planned.

The remaining active officers of TMTA are in the process of planning a CEU Workshop for 2018 in the Chattonooga area. The topics will be Reiki and Law & Ethics. Date, Place and presenter yet to be determined. Please stay tuned and keep an eye on this site for further information.




15% Discount now available for all members @

Massage Warehouse

Login to our Members Only section with you TMTA member number
and password, follow the prompts and it will take you to the Massage
Warehouse site that should give you a daily code to apply the discount when ordering.


Important News Concerning CE Hours   

If you obtain some of your CE hours using a multi-media format,

you will want to read about the changes made by the MLB.

Go to the Laws and Rules page on this site.



In an effort to reduce paper and mailing costs, the TMTA Board is considering

sending renewal certificates by email only. That way,

members can either print out their membership certificate

or simply keep it in their computer files if desired.

If you have ideas, suggestions, concerns about this change,

let us know by sending your comments to us via this web site.



Massage Licensure Board Newsletter

is available on our Links page.

Please see this important information.

Calendar of Events

is NOT currently up-to-date.  If you click on the date "number" for a particular

event, it will give you a description of that days events.

TMTA’s “Locate a Massage Therapist”

It has come to our attention that our "Locate a Massage Therapist" section of our website may not

have the info you want in there for the public to see.

Please click on "Locate a Massage Therapist", find your city and check to see the information that is

listed for you.  If it is not listed as you wish, please go to the "Contact Us" section of the site and send

us the corrections you wish to make.  For the safety of our members, we will be deleting the street

address from this section in the near future.  We have also realized that 'someone out there' is

collecting our email addresses to send spam, so your email address will also be deleted in the near


We have edited our application form to correct this problem in the future.  We apologize for any

inconvenience this may have caused you.

Attention Members:

The TMTA has purchased a new program to do mass e-mailings.  We will be using this to send notifications of the latest newsletter, upcoming events, deadline dates for workshop registration, etc. We can no longer send the newsletter as an attachment, so your email will give instructions on how to retrieve it from the web site using your member # and password.

Changed Your Email Address??

If you have changed your email address and have not contacted TMTA with that information you will not be able to receive the newsletter if you have opted to receive it via email. Please send your name and new email address to Phyllis Salyers pabs11@juno.com with “new email address” in the subject line. We ‘thank you’ for your cooperation in this matter.

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