World Massage Festival &
Massage Therapy Hall of Fame

August 6-9, 2018
Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas,, Nevada

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.

Judi Calvert
2008 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame Member

Judi and Robert Noah Calvert started Massage Magazine and founded The World of Massage Museum in Spokane, Washington. Always trying to save therapists money, Judi has started, "Hands On Trade" to help insure therapists and you can reach her at

History of Sports Massage

3 Credit Hours

This course will take students on a rich pictorial journey through the history of massage, from ancient times to the present day. The class will begin with an overview of massage practices from cultures around the world and move on to a thorough examination of massage's evolution - from its shamanic roots to its 19th century renaissance to its modern day professionalization. From there, it will cover the various tools that have been used through time, such as bodyrollers, vibrators, oils and liniments. The course will end with a survey of the many massage pioneers who have made the industry what it is today.

This class is 100% lecture.


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