The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education is an independent organization that has been established by educators, for educators. Recognizing the diverse nature of our field, membership in the Alliance is open to all who work in the many disciplines across the spectrum of massage, bodywork and somatic therapies.
As of August 2016, our dues structure and membership options are for Schools, Teachers Continuing Education Providers, Supporters and Allied members:
- Allied – $500 membership for companies that provide products and services to the education sector, as well as other stakeholder organizations in the massage therapy field that wish to support the work of the Alliance
- Schools –$300 membership for institutions offering entry-level training programs in massage, bodywork and somatic therapies
- Continuing Education Providers – $125 membership for those individuals, businesses or institutions whose primary educational activity is offering post-graduate training
- Teachers – $75 membership for instructors in those institutions
- Supporter – $75 Membership –for individuals who support the work of the Alliance. Supporter members are NOT teachers, school owners, or CE Providers, but wish to be support the mission of the AFMTE
When is the best time of year to join the Alliance? ANY TIME!
Your membership year begins on the date you first join the organization, so there’s no pro-rating of dues or waiting until the next calendar year comes around. Your annual renewal is due on the anniversary of your original membership. It’s pretty simple.
Members are welcome to participate in work on most of the Alliance’s Committees, serve as committee chairs, vote in elections, and serve on the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.
Click the links below for complete information on the benefits of Alliance membership in each category. When you’re ready to sign up, click JOIN! You’ll be taken to the Alliance’s secure web system for membership enrollment and conference registration in the Online Store.
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The Alliance wishes to acknowledge the generous support of those pioneering institutions and individuals who stepped forward in 2009 to help launch this organization. Click here to view the Founding Members of the Alliance.