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the Exam

Result-driven preparation for the
Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination.

Do you feel ready for the MBLEx*?

• Are you a good test taker?

• Do you feel confident about the science? 

• Have good study habits?

          If you waver on any of these questions - the solution could be exam tutoring. 

Better yet: as an interactive, embodied, live online classes with a licensed massage therapist and kinesthetic educator.

If you'd like to get clear on:

• what will be on the exam

• the best way to prepare

• what you need to focus on in the week - and DAY - before your test


• memorization tricks

• interactive anatomy & kinesiology lessons

• self-massage and relaxation as a study tools

Jump on a free, 20-min zoom call with Olga Chwa, LMT and learn exactly what’s on the test and how students can go from scores in the 30s and 40s into 70s and beyond.

Preparing for this step in your new role as a licensed massage therapist deserves the best - and individualized support makes a difference. 

Olga passed the NCBTMB in 2009 and the MBLEx in 2014 and has been tutoring exam candidates since 2021. She nerds out on mnemonics for anatomy, physiology and kinesiology and incorporates self-massage instruction and mindfulness, focusing practices as a part of the tutoring sessions: we use our bodywork tools for test prep!

Students say:


"It takes a special, humble person to be able to work with someone with learning disabilities and, at the same time, be able to teach them so that they can actually learn. Not everyone could do it. Olga Chwa is amazing. " 

- G.S., MBLEx Exam Candidate

"Olga is the best tutor I have ever had! Her spirit and energy is so beautiful, she helped me in so many ways when preparing for my exam, she went above and beyond. I will never forget how far I came since you helped me. Thank you again"

- Joanne A., MBLEx Exam Candidate

Massage is for EveryBody Awards

The Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) holds an annual awards week celebrating practitioners who live the values of the organization. 

In October 2022, Olga Chwa's work preparing students to pass the MBLEx met the guiding principles. Read her winning essay about her tutoring work on AMBP's site


Olga Chwa has been a performance artist and multidimensional bodyworker her whole life: dancer, licensed therapeutic bodyworker, yoga instructor and nidrista, anatomy geek and otherworldly somatic mechanic. 

A decade of clinical massage therapy practice paired with earlier work as a writer, editor and corporate marketer guide Olga's practice in helping people in stressful situations ranging from getting ready for a surgery to launching a website - gain the somatic tools they need to succeed.

Range of services:

- clarity sessions and guided visioning work

- writing support for the 'about me' page

- exam preparation tutoring for the MBLEx and NCBTMB

- specialized workshops for jaw pain, eye fatigue and travel belly

- ongoing open classes in self-care with stretching, breathwork and nidra

Let's have a conversation.

I might be able to help.

Olga Chwa, LMT ECYT
Educator & Coach

*MBLEx is a registered trademark of the Federation of State and Massage Therapy Boards.

Olga Chwa is not endorsed by, nor has any affiliation with the FSMTB, she is a private tutor.

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