A Guide to CE for North Carolina LMTs

Beyond the Basics

You’ve landed in the perfect spot if you’re looking to take your massage therapy career to new heights. Here at NC Massage School, we’re not just meeting those Continuing Education (CE) requirements; we’re transforming them into opportunities for growth, skill enhancement, and staying ahead of the curve in this ever-changing field.

In this blog post, we’re unpacking everything you need to know about CE credit classes in North Carolina. Whether you’re here to brush up on the latest trends or deepen your expertise, we guide you through your professional development journey. So, grab a cup of your favorite tea, settle in, and let’s explore how these opportunities can fulfill your licensure needs and significantly boost your practice and the wonderful service you provide to your clients.

CE Requirements for LMTs in North Carolina

The North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy mandates LMTs to complete a designated number of CE hours biennially. This requirement, while ensuring adherence to state laws, serves a greater purpose: it encourages lifelong learning and proficiency in the ever-evolving massage therapy landscape.

At NC Massage School, our programs are specifically designed to meet these requirements, offering you a unique blend of quality education and professional advancement.

Choosing the Right CE Classes

Starting on your Continuing Education journey begins with two crucial steps tailored to enhance your massage therapy career:

  • Setting Your Educational Goals: Begin by considering your career direction. Do you aim to strengthen your traditional massage technique skills, or are you excited about discovering new modalities? Aligning your CE course selections with your career aspirations ensures that every class propels you closer to your objectives.
  • Assessing Course Quality and Accreditation: The value of a CE course lies in its accreditation and relevance to your practice. At NC Massage School, we offer a variety of board-approved courses, guaranteeing that the education you receive is recognized and directly applicable to enhancing your professional practice.

By focusing on these areas, you’ll ensure that your continuing education meets licensing requirements and significantly contributes to your growth and success as a massage therapist.

Upgrading Your Skills in NC

Online vs. In-Person Learning

At NC Massage School, we celebrate the unique benefits of both online and in-person educational formats. Our online offerings provide the flexibility to balance continuing education with personal and professional responsibilities.

Conversely, our in-person workshops offer an irreplaceable depth of hands-on learning and interaction, fostering a profound understanding of massage techniques.

Popular and Emerging Topics

Our curriculum spans a wide array of subjects, from time-honored massage techniques to cutting-edge therapeutic practices:

  • Advanced Traditional Techniques: Elevate your mastery of Swedish, Deep Tissue, and other foundational modalities with our advanced courses.
  • Specialty Therapies: Venture into specialized fields such as sports massage, prenatal care, or geriatric massage, opening new avenues for your practice.
  • Holistic and Alternative Modalities: Embrace the growing demand for holistic wellness with courses in aromatherapy, acupressure, and more, enriching your therapeutic repertoire.
  • Business Acumen and Ethical Practice: Fortify your practice with essential knowledge in ethics, client relations, and business strategies, ensuring your professional integrity and success.

Financial Planning and Assistance

Recognizing the investment in continuing education, we offer guidance on financial planning and accessing scholarships and financial aid.

Our aim is to make advancing your education attainable without financial strain.

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CE Classes for Career Advancement

Beyond fulfilling licensure requirements, our CE classes serve as a vibrant platform for networking, skill application, and professional visibility.

We encourage active engagement in each course, advocating for a holistic approach to professional development that transcends the classroom.

Wrapping Up

Think of us at NC Massage School not just as a place to learn but as your cheerleader on the path to amazing professional achievements.  Our CE programs aren’t just about ticking off requirements; they’re your launchpad to soar to new heights in your massage therapy career. Consider continuing education your secret ingredient for growth – way more than just a box to check.

Ready to dive into a world of learning and growth? Check out our wide array of upcoming CE classes and become part of a community that’s all about excellence in massage therapy. Let’s take your career to the next level, one empowering class at a time.

Kristy Serdinsky, Owner, and Director of Education at NC Massage School. With a background in teaching and administration in charter and private schools, Kristy’s dedication to helping others led her to open a massage spa in Cornelius in 2015. Now, she brings her expertise in education and the massage and bodywork industry to NC Massage School, blending her two passions to create a transformative learning experience.


We provide personalized training in the art and science of therapeutic massage, focusing on advanced-level professional careers, continuing education, and personal growth. Our philosophy is rooted in a holistic approach, which encourages our students to explore personal development of the mind, body, and spirit.


“What has impressed me the most is the instructor’s teaching style. While it is accepted that certain protocols must be followed, their hands-on approach is informative and encouraging.”

– Kaitlyn Boullosa

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