massage therapists

Massage Envy Spa Recognizes Therapists and Estheticians for the Year of 2013

Massage Envy Spa , the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians in the U.S., recently awarded 58 Therapists of the Year winners at its Annual Franchise Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. These practitioners, of the company’s estimated 24,000 therapists and estheticians from across the country, attended the conference, where they were honored for their dedication and efforts to the health and wellness industry. The Therapist of the Year program is an annual award recognizing best-in-class service across the network’s more than 980 locations nationwide. Winners are chosen based on their high level of professionalism, client service, and contributions to healing...

Massage Envy Spa Celebrates $1 Billion in System-Wide Sales

Massage Envy Spa , a pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient, and affordable massage and spa services, announced its unprecedented growth in 2013 by reaching $1 billion in system-wide sales. Contributing to this milestone, the company opened 95 new locations, which brings the total number of clinics to more than 960. This year, the Arizona-based franchise opened 22 new locations, signed 10 new franchise agreements, and recently opened in West Virginia, its 49th state. “Last year was record-breaking for Massage Envy Spa, as we officially became a billion-dollar brand, and this year, we are off to an incredible start,"...

Massage Therapy Foundation Announces Student Case Report Contest Winners

The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF), a public charity with a mission to advance the knowledge and practice of massage, announced the winners of the 2013 Student Practitioner Case Report Contest , which provide an opportunity for massage therapists and bodywork professionals to deliver evidence-informed massage information to the public. This year, the grand prize Gold Award was awarded to Jennifer Nielson from Vancouver, BC, Canada, who will receive a $2,500 cash award, contingent upon undergoing the peer review process with the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (IJTMB). Her winning case report was titled, “Therapeutic Massage in Treatment of...