Nevada Introduces Massage Compact Bill03/20/2023
The Nevada legislature introduced Senate Bill 270, the Massage Compact, in March 2023. If you believe an interstate license would benefit massage therapists, write a letter to your representatives.
Minnesota Introduces Licensing Bills for Massage and Asian Bodywork Therapies03/20/2023
The Minnesota legislature introduced Senate File 967 and House File 973 in late January. If signed into law, the bills would require statewide licensure for massage and Asian bodywork therapists.
Five National Spa Brands Form Association to Elevate Safety in Massage Profession03/13/2023
Five national massage brands joined forces to create the National Association of Spa Franchises (NASF), a group committed to enhancing current safety procedures in the massage and spa industry.
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.
Steady Income and Loyal Clients: The Secret’s Out!03/14/2023
Monthly membership programs can turn occasional clients into regulars—and provide you with a steady, reliable stream of income.
Skin Cancer Differential Diagnoses: Things That Aren’t Skin Cancer03/10/2023
Here’s a short list of things that might make us think of skin cancer, but they’re not skin cancer.
Podcast: East Palestine: "I Have a Client Who . . ."03/17/2023
A massage therapist lives and works near the East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment site. They want to know about the possible risks of working with people exposed to chemical toxins.
Podcast: Humbitious: Low-ego, high-drive Leadership03/10/2023
In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Kristin and Darren are joined by professor and author Dr. Amer Kaissi to discuss how humility and ambition converge to make a great leader, the interesting dynamic between self-awareness and humility, and behaviors we can all learn to develop humble leadership within ourselves.
Featured ABMP Discount Partner: Milady03/08/2023
Raise awareness of domestic abuse, human trafficking, and practical infection control through Milady’s “Client Well-Being & Safety,” a free training available to ABMP members.