Information for Practitioners

  • Why Choose ABMP?

    Discover how you can benefit from ABMP Membership.
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  • Membership Pricing

    Find out which level of membership is right for you.
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  • Massage & Bodywork

    Get instant access to our award-winning magazine’s digital edition.
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  • Free Webinar

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Why choose ABMP?

  • We help protect you

    The liability insurance included with ABMP membership gives you:

    • The highest-dollar coverages available: $2 million per incident and $6 million per policy year.
    • An individual aggregate, which means your coverage limits are not shared with other members (other providers pool their coverage).
    • Occurrence form coverage to protect you from late-filed claims.
    • Coverage wherever you work, plus no charge for Additional Insured Endorsements.
  • We help you get more business

    ABMP membership gives you:

    • Your own website, which you can set up in an hour with our easy-to-use web builder.
    • An enhanced FREE account with MassageBook, including online booking, electronic SOAP notes, and more.
    • Body Sense magazine and customizable marketing materials to share with clients.
    •, our client-education site featuring a therapist locator service with your own personalized listing.
  • We help you learn and grow

    ABMP membership gives you:

    • Our online education center, featuring more than 100 archived webinars and continuing education courses, with new ones being added all the time.
    • The award-winning Massage & Bodywork magazine, both in print and digital editions, full of articles from the leading names in the profession.
    • Several helpful guides to help you take the next step in your career, like the Successful Practice Handbook and Let’s Go! resource manual.
  • We give you 50+ member discounts

    ABMP members receive big discounts on massage tables and supplies, cell phone service, hotels, rental cars, retail goods, and much, much more!


    I think I will save enough with your discounts at other retailers to pay for my membership. Now that’s cool!
    —Ann, ABMP member

    Save even more money with ABMP Certified membership!

  • We make it easy to do what you need

    ABMP membership gives you:

    • Expectmore customer service that will be there when you need us to answer questions and help you get the most out of membership.
    • Legislative support, information, and resources to protect your interests on the issues that are important to the profession.
    • A dedicated staff to make sure your needs are met and your membership value is always increasing.

Membership Pricing


What’s the difference?


Our baseline level of membership gives you:

  • Comprehensive liability insurance.
  • A professional website, plus our easy-to-use web builder.
  • Award-winning publications, including Massage & Bodywork.
  • Discounts on massage tables and supplies, cell phone service, and more.
  • Marketing and practice-building guides and resources.
  • And more...

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Everything included in our baseline level, PLUS:

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Massage & Bodywork

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Register for an ABMP Event

ABMP Events

ABMP members get access to more than 125 archived webinars, with new ones happening all the time, plus select in-person training events.

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Latest News

Schedule Released for ABMP Back Pain Summit

The ABMP Back Pain Summit will take place Monday, October 12, from 8:00 a.m. MT to 6:15 p.m. MT. Registration is free, and 7 CE hours are available for those who attend the conference.

Practitioners, students, schools, and instructors in the massage profession can attend any and all of the sessions, and replays will be available to those who register for one week after the event.

The following is the schedule of presentations:


Universal Companies Opens West Coast Wellness & Beauty Learning Center

New Continuing Education Designed for Spa and Salon Professionals

Universal Companies has opened a Wellness & Beauty Learning Center in Southern California. The company will provide classes and on-site training in the new 8,500-square-foot facility located in Torrance, California. Advanced continuing education will be offered for a broad range of wellness and beauty professionals, including spa and med-spa practitioners, estheticians, massage therapists, salon technicians, independent practitioners, and solopreneurs.

Green Spa Network Announces Winners of the 2015 Sustainability Awards

Green Spa Network, a not-for-profit association dedicated to promoting sustainability in and through the spa and wellness industry, has announced the winners of its 2015 Sustainability Awards.

The annual awards celebrate groundbreaking activities, comprehensive measures, unique contributions, and overall leadership in environmental management, green techniques, or sustainability.

Body Sense Autumn 2015 is Now Available!

Have you communicated lately with your clients?

The Autumn 2015 issue of Body Sense magazine is now available.

Click here to launch.

As an ABMP member, you have access to this beautiful 16-page publication to share with your clientele, to remind them about the value of frequent bodywork. Simply visit, then click on the “Current issue: Autumn 2015” link.

Latest Blog Posts

The Kindness Quotient

Treat each moment with clients with the care that this McDonald’s employee gave his customer

A sweet, little story caught my attention this week. It reminded me of the impact of human kindness and the importance of the little things we do in life.

Celebrating 40 Years of Benny Vaughn’s Contributions

When massage and bodywork royalty gather, I always enjoy watching and learning from one of the quietest individuals in the room—Benny Vaughn. He’s one of the most unassuming, yet one of the most impressive of them all. And, October 10th he’ll hold a celebration and seminar celebrating his 40th anniversary in the massage therapy profession.