§ 129B.02  DEFINITION.
   For the purposes of this chapter, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   MASSAGE THERAPIST.
      (1)   An individual licensed to practice massage therapy as defined by Illinois state law.
      (2)   An individual who practices Asian Bodywork and is certified by the American Organization of Bodywork Therapies of Asia.
      (3)   Practitioners of certain service marked bodywork approaches that do involve intentional soft tissue manipulation, including but not limited to Rolfing, Trager Approach, Polarity Therapy, and Orthobionomy, and certified by their governing body based on a minimum level of training, demonstration of competency, and adherence to ethical standards.
(Ord. 9362, passed 11-26-2018; Ord. 9369, passed 2-11-2019)