FSMTA ~ Mission Statement

Our Mission
To Unify the Massage Therapy Profession While Creating, Representing, and Promoting Standards of Excellence in Health Care validates the FSMTA’s Promise to Serve and Protect the Licensed Massage Therapist in Florida.


Tampa Bay Chapter of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA) Serves Licensed Massage Therapists (LMTs) and the Massage Therapy Profession in Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties. We invite You to sit back, relax, and allow Us to share our wonderful Chapter with You.  We hope You find Our Website useful, friendly and easy to navigate and that You Visit Us often for your Massage Therapy needs.

Our Monthly Meetings
Chapter Meetings are Held the Third Thursday of the Month and are a Benefit of FSMTA Membership. There is No Fee for FSMTA Members to Attend Meetings (FREE CEUs). Non-Member LMT Guests are Welcome to Attend for a $30 Fee (In which You will Receive 2 CEUs for attending Full Presentation).

Effective August 10 2017, Our “Board of Directors Meeting” will Be Held 10 Days In Advance of the Chapter Meeting.  Starts at 6:00P & Open to FSMTA Members (Subject To Change).

Meeting Schedule:

06:00P  Professional Networking

06:30P  Announcements

07:00P  Continuing Education Presentation (2 CEUs)

Julie Schelling LMT and Donna Stone LMT, Continuing Education Presenters


This 2-hour Continuing Education course presents:

“Join Julie Schelling LMT and Donna Stone LMT for this fun and highly interactive course designed to create awareness, prevent injuries as well as relieve discomfort that may jeopardize the longevity of your massage career. In this *Precurser Course (to an 8 Hour Live CE Course) you will have the opportunity to learn from 60 years of collective experience in therapeutic massage and lifestyle wellness.”- Massage Advocates for Health, Inc

You will learn:

Self-care techniques easily incorporated into daily life

Self-Myofascial Release (SMR)

Gentle LifeStretch® dynamic movements

Healthy lifestyle choices

Assessment of risk factors, body mechanics and ergonomics

Utilization of massage tools (self-care and client care)

Presenter:  Donna L. Stone LMT MA9300

Presenter:  Julie Schelling LMT MA78224 NCBTMB CE Provider 1238

09:00P  CEU Certificate Issued & Meeting Closed

Meeting:  Thursday November 16 2017 Hosted By FSMTA Tampa Bay Chapter

Hosted Location: 

4002  W. State Street Suite 200 Tampa FL 33609 Within Epic Bodywork and Massage

Looking Ahead


11.16.2017 Self Care & Injury-Prevention for Bodyworkers | Julie Schelling LMT

12.21.2017 Bi-Month | Christmas Season Break

01.18.2018 Cranial/Structural Techniques for Maximizing Brain Function & Effective Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injuries | Don McCann MA LMT LMHC CSETT

02.15.2018 HIPAA/HiTECH | Greg Neely LMT

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