Member Requirements and titles

When applying for membership must meet academic requirement (see below) are documented.
All programs, including foreign ones, are being considered by request.
WECS course may be a requirement during 2020.



235 hours of education in classical / Swedish massage + 165 hours anatomy / physiology.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapist + 370 hours of massage therapy + 30 credits Medicine.

It is assumed that the athlete's skills in trigger point treatment, stretching and other additional techniques of physical therapy.

Vocational training in massage therapy, physiotherapy, Naprapati, osteopathy or chiropractic also qualify for this title.

Sports Massage Therapist

Many massage therapists are trained as a Personal Trainer or other sports education, with additional courses in massage.

The title given to those who have the education of at least the same magnitude as a masseur, but the distribution between physical training and massage may vary.


150 timer utdanning i Aromaterapi, Hudpleie eller lignende, med kroppsmassasje som en vesentlig del av (eller tillegg til) utdanningen.


Thai massage therapist

150 timer utdanning i Thaimassasje.

Thai Massage Therapist

Thaimassør + minst 330 timer videreutdanning i Thaimassasje.


150 timer utdanning i kinesisk Tuinamassasje.


150 timer utdanning i japansk Shiatsumassasje.

Yoga massage therapist

135 hours training in Yoga Massage in addition to the approved training as a masseur or yoga teacher.

Yoga massage therapist program at Axelsons Bodywork Schoolqualify for membership - both while studying (student membership is free) and when you are finished.