Arizona Repeals Communication Proficiency Tests05/31/2023
The Arizona legislature adopted House Bill 2012, which eliminates the requirement for the State Board of Massage Therapy to establish communication proficiency requirements for applicants applying for a massage therapy license.
Texas Proposes New Massage Therapy, Barber, Cosmetology Rules05/31/2023
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.
Spa Industry Experienced Upswing in Revenue and Staffing05/24/2023
A recent study revealed that US Spa Industry revenue grew from $18.1 billion in 2021 to $20.1 billion by the end of 2022, an increase of more than 11 percent.
Join ABMP at the Premiere Orlando Show05/25/2023
ABMP is thrilled to partner with Ann and Lynn Teachworth of Trunamics to offer two CE courses in the massage therapy track at Premiere Orlando, June 3–5, 2023.
Veterans Report CST Can Help with PTSD Symptoms05/22/2023
CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on treatment modality that releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance.
Podcast: All Islands Meet Underwater05/26/2023
On this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Doug Nelson and Jennifer Crozier discuss why opening a massage therapy clinic is a viable career path and how community relations are the best marketing strategy.
Podcast: Knowing Expectations in the Work Environment05/19/2023
In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Nate Nordstrom and Carrie Wiedemann from Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa join Kristin and Darren to discuss knowing your expectations in the work environment and how open communication during an interview can help set the tone during your tenure.
Featured ABMP Discount Partner: Elixinol CBD05/15/2023
ABMP members receive 35 percent off Elixinol’s full line of CBD topicals, oils, and capsules.