Established in 2000, we are directed by Judi Calvert
has made it her
life's mission to promote and educate touch therapists and professionals about the importance of the job they do every day.
is committed to improving lives through touch and Hands On Trade is an extension of that mission.
Our President Judi Calvert: 30 Years of Trust and Integrity
Judi Calvert is the President of the Hands On Trade Association, created in 2000.
has been practicing massage therapy for 30 years and has devoted her
life to educating the public and the profession about the benefits of massage and bodywork.
Highlights of Judi Calverts biography:
Judi co-founded Massage Magazine in 1985 and sold it in 2005.
has traveled around the world as a massage ambassador, interviewing many people in the field of massage and bodywork and documenting the stories of their work.
In 1992, Judi co-founded the Anatriptic Arts Expo, the first international showcase of Hands-On Healing Arts.
It brought together teachers of massage and bodywork styles from around the world.
It was repeated again 2002.
In 1995, Judi
co-created the High Touch Tour, a twelve city tour to help educate the public about the art and science of massage therapy and body work.
In 1997, she
drove to Sturgis, South Dakota for the Harley Davidson Rally and took over 60 massage therapists to work on the people that attended the rally.
It was the first time that massage was done at any rally of this kind.
In 2004, Judi co-founded the World of Massage Museum.
This was the first and only museum in the world dedicated to the history of massage.
has assembled over 4,000 historic objects and images into various presentation formats.
In 2008, Judi
was inducted into the Massage Hall Of Fame
The Hall of Fame is a part of the World
In 2013, Judi Calvert
was approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
(NCBTMB) as a Continuing Education Approved Provider.
offers a Three Credit CEU on the History of Massage
To learn more about her
CEU, please visit www.facebook.com/historyofmassage
continues to support and promote Hands On Trade Professionals in her