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ABMP Online Massage Education

With ABMP, your CE is free!

“The webinars are wonderful! I’m not sure what I would do without ABMP.”
—Sandra, ABMP member

ABMP membership gives you on-demand access to 200+ massage continuing education webinars with free CE hours! Not for a limited time. Not for some hidden fee. All of our 200+ webinars, featuring the biggest names in massage and bodywork education, are free and offer free, NCBTMB-approved CE hours for the duration of your membership (as long as that type of webinar is approved by your state board).

Plus, ABMP Certified members now have access to more than 600 on-demand CE hours—the most online massage and bodywork CE in the world—by combining more than 200 courses in the ABMP Education Center with 400+ CE hours from the World Massage Conference!

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In the ABMP Education Center you can check out our full catalog of continuing education massage therapy courses and pick out the massage CE you’ll earn first. You can search by course subject, presenter name, and other keywords to find the online course that is right for you. Whether you're looking to learn new hands-on modalities, study up on ethics, or gain new marketing ideas for massage therapists, we've got it!

“ABMP webinars have been the most helpful tool since I've become a massage therapist. The other group I was with are not as involved with the success of their members, even though they try to look that way. Thanks for being the real deal.”
—Anna

Massage therapists looking for continuing education and massage classes online, look no further. With the ABMP Education Center you'll have on-demand access to presentations from the ABMP Back Pain Summit and ABMP Head & Neck Summit; our Instructor 101 series, which is dedicated to supporting massage and bodywork teachers in the classroom; Til Luchau's six-part Ethics for the Real World series; The 7-part BodyReading the Myofascial Meridians webinar series from Thomas Myers; and dozens of other webinars covering aromatherapy, marketing for massage therapists, and more.

ABMP members get even more free CE options with courses related to our award-winning Massage & Bodywork magazine, plus the following ebooks on advanced massage and bodywork topics:

Learn more about all the benefits of ABMP membership, from continuing education to discounts and insurance coverage.

If you're not yet an ABMP member you can easily purchase course access to see what ABMP's online massage therapy education is like. Simply go to the ABMP Education Center, sign up for a free account, and purchase course access.

Or, if you're ready, join as an ABMP member today and you'll be able to watch massage classes online and on demand from some of the most popular educators and presenters in the profession, including:

  • Tina Allen
  • Dr. Ben Benjamin
  • Erik Dalton
  • Til Luchau
  • Whitney Lowe
  • Gayle MacDonald
  • Dr. Joseph Muscolino
  • Thomas Myers
  • Douglas Nelson
  • Heath & Nicole Reed
  • Art Riggs
  • Eric Stephenson
  • Diana Thompson
  • Tracy Walton
  • Ruth Werner

You can get the full list of massage therapy webinars and presenters in the ABMP Education Center.

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News

Oregon Proposes External Pelvic Floor Massage Rules

The Oregon State Board of Massage Therapists proposed new massage therapy rules that would allow licensees to perform external pelvic floor massage. Submit your comments in support of, or opposition to, the rules before October 31, 2022.

Maryland Implicit Bias Training Resources

Maryland massage therapists must complete implicit bias training by October 31, 2022, to fulfill their continuing education requirements. View a list of approved training resources.

Blog

Keeping Massage Fresh for Longtime Clients

As much as we want massage therapy to be a routine, we also want it to be an intentional choice every visit because of the client’s love of the service and our care to always meet the client’s (changing) needs.

Blood, Lymph Get Pumped Thanks to Massage

Massage therapy has become a wildly expansive net that has caught, and continues to catch, a slew of methods of bodywork. You can be an authority in all sorts of approaches, spanning from myofascial release to trigger point therapy to cupping to manual lymphatic drainage. And that’s a good thing! 

Benefits

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—MLD: Basic Techniques for the Neck and Face

Gain an understanding of manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) movements and the location of important lymphatic structures as you watch Nicola McGill’s dynamic demonstration of three MLD techniques and MLD sequences for the neck and face. Learn about this important modality that, when provided effectively, can support and enhance the movement of lymph fluid through the lymphatic vessels and eventually back to the cardiovascular system.

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—Introduction to Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a gentle, rhythmic form of bodywork that enhances and supports the movement of fluid through the lymphatic system to support health and well-being. Developed by Danish therapists Emil and Estrid Vodder in the 1930s, MLD is now practiced extensively by health and wellness practitioners and is used within the medical community to treat lymphedema and post-surgical and post-traumatic edema. Join Nicola McGill in this engaging course to learn the benefits, indications, and mechanics of this gentle, effective modality.

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—Lymphatic System: An Essential Guide to an Underrated System

Join us for a fascinating look at the underrated lymphatic system, with special emphasis on its structures and functions. Learn the vital role each of the system’s components plays, including lymphangions, nodes, trunks, ducts, and the glorious cisterna chyli. We’ll also look at various lymphatic-related pathologies, including lymphangitis, lymphoma, cardiovascular and traumatic edema, and lymphedema.

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