Cover letter for a massage therapist (5 samples)

This blog post will show samples of “cover letters for a massage therapist.”

Examples of massage therapist cover letters

To get a massage therapist position, you need a well-written cover letter that showcases your passion for and dedication to the industry. When writing a massage therapist cover letter, these are some of the essential things to include in your letter:

  • Address the employer with a formal salutation. For example, “Dear/Hello (name of the recipient or hiring manager).”
  • The next step is to state the position you are applying for and how you found the opening. 
  • Write a short sentence about why you’re interested in the position.
  • State your skills and work experience; ensure they are similar to the job position. When stating your skills, provide the accomplishment you have achieved. 
  • Conclude your letter with a forward-looking statement. For example, “I look forward to discussing the position further.”

Sample 1: “Massage therapist cover letter” 

“Ivy Haddington

(123) 456-7891

May 1, 2018

Dear Hiring Manager,

I was pleased to see your opening for the Massage Therapist position at Cloud Clearwater Massage. People choose to seek massage therapy for a wide variety of reasons, and as someone who has been practicing for 10 years as a Massage Therapist, I am highly aware of them all, including sports injury, mastectomy, and stress.

I hold current certifications in many techniques, such as deep tissue massage, aromatherapy and reflexology. Along with my current certifications, I am able to match clients’ needs with the techniques that will be most effective in treating their condition and managing their symptoms.

I am not only adept at understanding what techniques will bring a person relief, but I am also knowledgeable about how the different parts of the bodywork in tandem with each other. Moreover, clients sometimes need a combination of services, and I am skilled at recognizing when the client would benefit from another form of therapy. I have helped clients find the right combination of services for their particular conditions by reaching out to my network of fellow practitioners in other fields, such as physical therapy and chiropractic therapy.

I want to thank you for your time and consideration of me for the Massage Therapist position at Cloud Clearwater Massage. Helping people to feel good and live with less pain and fatigue is my passion. I look forward to learning more about the position as well as the needs of your center and your current and prospective clients.


Ivy Haddington”

Sample 2: “Massage therapist cover letter” 

“[Street Address]

[Zip code]

[Contact number]

[Email Address]

[LinkedIn Profile]


[Name of Company You’re Applying To]

Application for the position of massage therapist.

To [Ms./Mr. Last Name],

I would like to apply for the massage therapist position advertised in/on [source]. As a licensed massage therapist with over [insert number of years] experience, I am uniquely qualified for the position at [company name].

I hold a [qualification] and am skilled in [insert massage therapy techniques]. In my previous role at [company name], I was able to fulfill the needs of clients ranging from stress relief, pain management, and weight loss to post-surgery recovery and a variety of other health-related needs. Over the course of my career, I have been privileged to work with clients of various ages, nationalities, and backgrounds whom I have helped to enjoy a better quality of life.

I admire your practice for [X reason], [X reason], and [X reason], and I would be thrilled for the opportunity to be a part of your brand. I pride myself on my customer service skills and adaptability to tailor massage therapies to the physical and emotional needs of my clients. Therefore, I am confident that my positive attitude and willingness to assist my colleagues wherever possible would make me a valuable member of your team.

During my tenure as a massage therapist, I received a [special mention/award/certificate] for my [name the reason for special recognition]. As such, I am confident that I can provide the same level of service and excellence at your practice.

For further information, I have attached my resume and [mention any other documents that were requested, if applicable]. Please feel free to contact me on [contact number] or at [email address].

Thank you for your time and consideration.


[Insert full name]”

Sample 3: “Massage therapist cover letter” 

“Dear Ms. Hampton:

My passion for merging traditional and alternative medical disciplines, coupled with my dedication to quality holistic care, reflects a strong match with Redolent Medical Massage’s vision and mission. Upon learning of your posting for a Massage Therapist, I hastened to submit my resume for your review.

As you will see, my background includes outstanding success in dynamic massage therapist roles. Since 2009, I have contributed to the health and wellbeing of diverse clientele, assessing body conditions and pinpointing areas of pain or sensitivity to alleviate. Over the course of the past seven years, I have seen firsthand how the fundamentals of massage therapy can guide the care that I provide to each client and optimize their comfort levels.

I am now excited to accept a new opportunity and look forward to establishing a lasting commitment to Redolent. My experience includes the following:

Interacting effectively and compassionately with clients, using active listening skills to assess needs, identify appropriate treatments and equipment, and achieve their unique goals.

Achieving an average client return rate of 56%, as well as an average rate of 49% for upgraded services.

Utilizing warm and friendly demeanor to establish trusting and loyal client relationships.

Demonstrating a personal and professional commitment to holistic health and promoting healthy lifestyle choices.

Quickly and skillfully mastering new techniques and tools; maintaining up-to-date state and national licensure.

The combination of my dedication to the transformative benefits of massage therapy combined with my empathic, enthusiastic nature continues to define my abilities. I look forward to meeting with you to discuss your needs and how my talents can contribute toward your team’s objectives.


Mary S. Torres”

Sample 4: “Massage therapist cover letter” 

“Dear Ms. Hays,

I am writing this cover letter today in reference to your open Massage Therapist position. I am an accredited Massage Therapist and know I would be a perfect match for this role at your practice.

As an experienced Massage Therapist, I know the importance of being able to apply the right kind of massage science to the specific client, as well as staying up to date on the latest in massage practice and technique. I have received a degree in Physical Therapy from Stanford University, and have worked the past five years in a well-known spa, Vdara Hotel & Spa. In this position, I practiced a number of simple to intensive massage therapies to include: full body, deep tissue, hot stone, and sports massage. I know I would be a welcome addition to you team at Massage Envy Spa for my experience, talent in massage, and ability to connect well with clients.

I am very enthusiastic to meet you at your earliest convenience, and learn more about what you see for this position. If you could please contact me at (555)-555-5555 and/or [email], I would be much obliged. Thanks so much for your time.


Geraldine Hampton”

Sample 5: “Massage therapist cover letter” 

“[Your Name]

[Phone Number]


Dear Ms Ivy Haddington,

I am writing to apply for the position of a Massage Therapist at your practice. As someone who has been practicing massage therapy for over a decade and counting, I understand that the needs of each individual varies from one to another. As a result of this, I am highly aware of the various needs and am able to cater to most including sports injuries, mastectomies, stress and tension.

I take pride in the work that I do and am certified to practice many techniques include aromatherapy, reflexology and deep tissue massage. Not only do I have certifications to prove my qualifications, I have the skill set and track record of matching a client’s needs with the most effective techniques to treat their condition in the quickest time possible. I believe strongly in providing sound advice to help my clients and as a result, I have many happy clients that have become long-term clients of mine.

As massage therapy is a passion of mine, I spend my time understanding about the techniques and methods that help achieve relief on top of learning how different parts of the body are connected. This has helped me understand the needs of my clients allowing me to make appropriate recommendations based on their personal circumstances.

Thank you for your time and consideration of my application for the position of a Massage Therapist in your practice and I hope to be a part of the solution to your client problems. I look forward to hearing from you regarding progress of this application and am available for an interview at your convenience.


[Your Name]

[Phone Number]


Frequently Asked Questions: Examples of massage therapist cover letters

What are the requirements for a massage therapist?

Massage Therapist Skills

  • Massage therapy expertise
  • License from a trade school
  • Dexterity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A professional appearance
  • Empathy
  • Decision-making

How do you write a catchy cover letter?

How to start a cover letter

  • Convey enthusiasm for the company. 
  • Highlight a mutual connection. 
  • Express passion for what you do.

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