World Massage Festival &
Massage Therapy Hall of Fame

May 7-10, 2017
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
Cherokee, North Carolina


Our Mission Statement: To honor those who built the bridges for our profession,
to educate the general public about massage, to educate therapists
about different types of massage and to have fun.





SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE AT WMF

RAUL IZQUIERDO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP



The World Massage Festival and Massage Therapy Hall of Fame announces the Raul Izquierdo Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded in the vending hall on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

In honor of Raul and his commitment to volunteerism, the massage profession and the WMF, we are awarding a FREE registration for the 2018 Festival.

There are no other requirements for the winner. It is our wish, and one that we believe Raul's big heart would share, that this scholarship will simply make life a little easier for one therapist.

JOHN MAHONEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP



The World Massage Festival and Massage Therapy Hall of Fame announces the John Mahoney Memorial Scholarship. The winner will be randomly selected from those registered for this year's Festival at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

In honor of John and his committment to the massage profession and the WMF, we are awarding a FREE registration for the 2018 Festival.

There are no special requirements for the winner. It is our wish, and one that we believe John would share, that this scholarship will help a therapist to further their education. It is our hope that the winner of the John Mahoney Scholarship will joyfully attend the 2018 Festival and celebrate John's life.



BONNIE PRUDDEN MEMORIAL AWARD

Bonnie Prudden, fitness pioneer and founder of Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy®, passed away at her home in Tucson on December 11, 2011. She was 97. "You can't turn back the clock, but you can wind it up again," she told her students and patients, and that is how she lived her life.

Bonnie was the first person inducted into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame. In her honor, each year we will pick one name from all the therapists registered and attending the World Massage Festival. That person will never again pay a registration fee to attend the Festival. Drawing is at 12:30 PM on May 8, 2017 in the vending hall. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

She honored us by attending the very first Festival in 2006 and giving the keynote speech. In celebration of her life, we give this scholarship.


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