Minnesota Delays Action on Massage and Asian Bodywork Therapy Licensure03/31/2023
The Minnesota legislature will not adopt massage and Asian bodywork therapy licensure in 2023. ABMP members are an essential part of ensuring that the Minnesota legislature prioritizes licensure next year. Contact your state representative and senator today to let them know massage and Asian bodywork therapy licensure deserves attention in 2024.
ABMP Invests in Future of Massage & Bodywork Profession with Enhanced Scholarship for Students03/31/2023
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) is proud to announce a new recurring scholarship offering for student members. Valued at $5,000, one lucky participant will be randomly selected each month.
Texas Proposes New Massage Therapy, Barber, Cosmetology Rules03/31/2023
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation proposed rules that affect massage therapy. The rules are necessary to align the dishonored payment processing fee with statutory requirements, add additional rules regarding complaints, and revise the processes and procedures for contested cases. Submit comments in support, or opposition to, the proposed rules before April 3, 2023.
New CE Course: Massage & Bodywork Magazine March-April 202303/30/2023
The newest Massage & Bodywork magazine CE course “2023, Issue 2: Massage & Bodywork Magazine March-April 2023” is now available in the ABMP Education Center to read and earn 3 CE hours.
April is CranioSacral Therapy Awareness Month03/27/2023
April has long been designated as International CranioSacral Therapy Awareness Month.
Eight Reasons Why I Love Being a Massage Therapist03/17/2023
Taking inspiration from a recent ABMP Facebook thread on the subject, freelance writer and LMT Cindy Williams put together a list of her top eight things she loves about being a massage therapist.
Podcast: Push and Pull: The Brain-Body Connection03/31/2023
In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Kristin and Darren are joined by Allison Denney to discuss why interoception and homeostasis are so important for massage therapists, and the benefits of using techniques that use opposing forces and directions during your sessions.
Featured ABMP Discount Partner: Yomassage03/30/2023
ABMP members can save 20 percent off Signature Yomassage, Mindful Touch by Yomassage, Barefoot Yomassage, Table Yomassage, and Yomassage Facials.
Podcast: Sound Healing with Ben Brown03/24/2023
In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Kristin and Darren speak with Ben Brown, founder of HND + TMPL Massage Therapy, about how sound affects the body, mind, and spirit.