Memberships

BENEFITS THAT MATTER

You chose massage therapy as a career to make a difference in the world. Now choose a membership that supports your success to achieve the life you always wanted. Join NYSSMMT today to start elevating your massage therapy practice with these current benefits. We continuously evaluate benefits and resourceful programs that will support your success, achieve the lifestyle you desire and offerings that really matter to a New York Licensed Massage Therapist. Periodically, check back for an updated list of offerings.


  • Get free CEUs or a substantial discount on classes facilitated online and onsite
  • Advocacy efforts represented by a lobbyist solely dedicated to NY LMTs without accommodation to other state's massage therapy professions
  • Stay abreast of legislative activity and advocacy initiatives affecting the massage therapy profession
  • Join in the efforts to curb illegal massage activity
  • Be insured in over 300 modalities in massage, esthetics, yoga when you choose between a gold or platinum liability insurance with an A+ rated insurance coverage at a NYSSMMT rate.
  • Support the massage therapy community through our Nica Fund, the only peer-to-peer fund for massage therapists needing support
  • Get increased exposure through the online membership directory that is actively promoted to the consumer/patient
  • Network and be supported daily with your peers in our exclusive virtual office
  • Develop leadership skills as you ambassador the massage therapy profession
  • Stay abreast of legislative activity affecting the massage therapy profession
  • Usage of NYSSMMT logo in your marketing platforms
  • Pendng additional new benefits and resources relevant to a New York LMT
  • Student
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    Free

    Any student currently enrolled in a Massage Therapy program accredited by the New York State Department of Education, or in an alternate program to remedy the hours in pursuit of 1000 hours for a New York license will be accepted in this membership class. Students shall be considered for active membership once they pass the New York State licensing examination. Benefit to audit classes and enjoy student rate to events. Ineligible to vote and hold leadership positions.

  • Senior 65+ $137
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    $137

    A Senior Member is New York licensed in Massage Therapy and an active member of NYSSMMT, who has reached his/her 65th birthday. Membership includes full access to all benefits including voting privileges, access to our high quality $94 liability insurance, and leadership eligibility.  l50% of membership dues goes towards lobby efforts. Check with your tax professional for proper tax treatment.

  • Associate Month-to-Month $23/mo plus annual $37
    Duration
    1 month
    Package price
    $23

    This membership is month-to-month plus an annual $37 assessment applied at the start of the membership and then annually in January. The membership category does not have voting privileges and benefits are limited.

  • Active Practitioner $175
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    $175

    The Active Practitioner membership is for any and all New York State licensed massage therapists! Membership includes full access to all benefits including voting privileges, access to our high quality liability insurance for $94, and leadership eligibility. 50% of membership dues goes towards lobby efforts. Check with your tax professional for proper tax treatment.