World Championship Massage 2024

Next Championship June 28 – June 30 2024 in Copenhagen


Video podcast with the World Champion and the IMA Founder

This is an IMA video podcast with the World Champion 2019 in Massage Mario de Sousa. Mario de Sousa became world famous after winning the World Championship in Massage 2019. His adventure started when he won the first English Championship in Massage back in 2018 and thereby qualified for the World Championship in Massage in Copenhagen the year after.

Mario de Sousa won not only the gold medal in his own category: Chair Massage, but also won the gold medal in the overall final against the winners of the other categories at the World Championship. His uniq mix of asian massage methods given on a seated client was a great eye opener for all involved at the championship. In this video Mario de Sousa share some of his winning massage grips with the rest of the massage world.

The International Massage Association aim to develop and promote the various massage techniques which are practiced by experienced Massage Therapists worldwide. The World Championship in Massage is primarily a competition, but at the same time an opportunity for Massage Therapists to find professionel inspiration and networking.

By participating the Massage Therapists will get the opportunity to strengthen and improve their skills. A Diploma will be issued for each participant, enabling the Massage Therapists to brand their buisness in a new way.

Besides offering the Massage Therapists the opportunity of competing at International competitions, the IMA also offers Massage Teacher Classes for those who are already teaching and for those who are planning to teach others in the future. Read more

Do as Mario de Sousa did, participate at the World Championship in Massage in order to share your knowledge and to find inspiration yourself.

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