Throughout 2020 MASSAGE Magazine has celebrated our 35th anniversary, and this timeline of health, policy and massage events from 1985 to 2020 is part of that celebration.
From our first issue in 1985, MASSAGE Magazine has brought you news, advice and coverage of events to help you succeed as a health care practitioner and small-business owner.
Thank you for being part of MASSAGE Magazine’s story, whether this is your first year with us, or your 35th.
MASSAGE Magazineis launched from a home in Kealakekua, Hawaii, by Robert Noah Calvert (1946–2006), a former massage therapist and massage-school owner; his wife, Judi, a massage therapist; and a team of 12 volunteers.
John E. Upledger, DOO, OMM (1932–2012), opens the Upledger Institute (now Upledger Institute International), focused on teaching CranioSacral Therapy and other gentle manual therapies.
The first commercially produced massage…