ABMP School Forum for Massage and Bodywork Educators

ABMP School Forum 2022 | Denver, CO | April 22–23

a view of Cherry Creek North in Denver looking down the street with a sculptural sign

Save the date for the 2022 ABMP School Forum! We'll be back for an in-person event at the Halcyon hotel in Denver, CO, Friday and Saturday April 22–23, 2022. The event will run from 12:00 p.m. MT on Friday through 3:00 p.m. MT on Saturday, and the full schedule is listed below.

We're looking forward to seeing our school community and gathering together for an event full of inspiration, education, and community building, and we'll be sharing more information over the course of the next few months.

Topics will include sharing what the community has learned about running a school throughout COVID-19, hybrid-learning best practices, and facilitating communication between school owners and instructors, plus plenty of time to connect with other schools and discuss the topics and issues that matter most to you and your school.

Save Your Spot!


ABMP Premier schools get one free seat and ABMP Enhanced schools save $100 on registration (regularly $199).

If you are at an ABMP Premier or Enhanced School, call 800-458-2267 and ask for the Education Department or email education@abmp.com to register, as discounts cannot be applied online.


"ABMP puts on a first-class forum. Every session was valuable, and gave me useful tools to bring back to my school. Thank you!" —Joe Lubow, Sarasota School of Massage Therapy

"The forum is a great resource for small schools like ours. Our team learned many new skills, and benefited from hearing and sharing ideas. It's just what we need to refocus and improve our school." —Audrey Carson, Higher Elevation Healing Arts School

"As much as anything, the ABMP School Forum provides an opportunity to network with other school owners and directors and share thoughts, ideas, and similar challenges." —Paul Stone, Stone School of Massage


Hotel information:

Halcyon Cherry Creek
245 Columbine St.
Denver, CO 80206

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 22, 2022

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Registration and Lunch

1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Welcome

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. “Identifying Trauma in our School Communities” with Chris Smith, Colorado School of Healing Arts

3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. “Adapting to the Digital Classroom—Building the Essential Skills of Modern Teaching” with Cindy Williams

5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. ABMP School Forum Reception

Saturday, April 23, 2022

8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Breakfast

8:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m. “Who Are Your Students? Exploring the ABMP Membership Survey” with Jed Heneberry, ABMP Senior Director of Marketing

10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. “Facilitating Communication Between School Directors and Instructors” with Cindy Williams

12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. "The UnSession: Your Burning Questions" with Kristin Coverly, ABMP Director of Professional Education

2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Closing

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