Whether you are just starting your massage career or are running a well-established practice on your own or with other therapists, you’re faced with unique professional challenges. By joining MTA you will have the collective power and experience of MTA and its members supporting you.

MTA is working to promote greater awareness of the profession and to advance the profession by focusing time and resources to uphold professional standards, and most importantly, to helping you build and enhance your career, every step of the way.

The benefits of becoming a member of the Massage Therapy Association include:
  • 2 CPD CEUs per cycle. ( 1 cycle = 2 years )
  • Extensive referral system – a national service that helps you expand your reach.
  • Group advertising – including free listings, subsidised advertising and self-paid advertising.
  • ICD-10 & TMT Codes and Assistance with Invoicing Medical Aids.
  • Free subscription to our monthly electronic newsletter “Massage SA” which will keep you up to date with the happenings in the massage profession.
  • Free subscription to our “In Touch” massage journal – the official voice of MTA.
  • Notification of regular, high quality , affordable workshops and/or continued education programmes.
  • Individual listing in Find a Therapist featured on MTA’s website.
  • Access to the Association’s Resource Centre.
  • Opportunities for involvement in Community Service Programmes.
  • Assistance in Research Projects.

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The membership year runs from the beginning of March until the end of February.

Full Member

Available to Therapeutic Massage Therapists registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA).

  •  Administration Fee – R200
  • Annual Fee – R450
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Associate Member

Available to all Health Practitioners and/or Therapists, not including Therapeutic Massage Therapists.

  • Administration Fee – R200 
  • Annual Fee – R250 
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Student Member

Available to Therapeutic Massage Therapy Learners who are registered with the AHPCSA.

  • Administration Fee – R200 
  • Annual Fee – R100 
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Full Member & Associate Member

  • A once-off Administration Fee is payable on commencement of membership together with the year’s annual membership fee, thereafter only the annual fee is payable.
  • Any membership enrolments processed after the 1st September are charged a pro-rata rate of 2/3 of the full fee amount.

Student Member

  • No Administration Fee is levied on student membership. This fee only falls due when the membership is upgraded to a full membership.
  • Should enrolment commence in the middle of the year of training, the full fee will be payable and no pro-rata rate will be considered.