Massage Envy and AMTA Announce Grants To Massage Schools
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and EVANSTON, Ill. , Sept. 28, 2022 // PRNewswire // - Massage Envy and the American Massage Therapy Association announced a new grant opportunity for massage schools to help support the future of the profession.
Five $10,000 grants, funded by Massage Envy, will be awarded to massage schools in the month of December. Massage Schools can apply for a grant through AMTA's website. The grants are intended to help massage schools attract, train and graduate future generations of highly qualified massage therapists.
"Massage Envy wants to help massage schools support the future of the massage profession," said Beth Stiller, Massage Envy CEO. "The schools do great work and this is one of the many ways we are giving back to the profession."
"We are proud to collaborate on this schools grant opportunity to help support and elevate massage therapy education," said AMTA President Michaele Colizza. "Supporting massage schools is vital to developing new massage therapists who will make a positive impact and continue to raise the bar for the profession."
The employment outlook for massage therapists looks good. According to the U.S. Government's Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 20 percent to 2031, "much faster than the average for all occupations. About 25,200 openings for massage therapists are projected each year, on average, over the decade."
SOURCE Massage Envy
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