Bodywork refers to the practice of a person representing himself or herself as a Bodyworker or Bodywork Therapist, or the practice of a person using primary touch to manipulate tissue, which does not constitute Massage as defined in M. G. L., c. 135, in the course of treatment or therapy provide to another person.  Whereas persons working in this particular service industry have often identified themselves as bodyworkers to gain exemption from the Massachusetts Rules and Regulation Governing Massage Therapists, it is necessary to enact these Regulations on the Practice of Bodywork to protect the public health and safety of the community.

If you wish to practice bodywork in Hudson, please complete the bodywork therapist application form and submit that to us with all supporting documents.  If you wish to open a bodywork establishment in Hudson, please complete and submit the Bodywork Establishment Application Form.

To file a complaint against a bodywork practitioner or a bodywork establishment, please complete this form.