ABMP's Massage Magazine: Massage & Bodywork

Massage and Bodywork Magazine CoverMassage & Bodywork magazine is a bimonthly journal for a national audience of massage, bodywork, and somatic professionals. Each issue of our award-winning massage magazine (included as part of ABMP membership, which also includes professional liability insurance) offers in-depth articles on subjects important to the practicing professional and the layperson. The latest research, historical perspectives, massage techniques, business information, professional trends, and a variety of regularly featured columns keep Massage & Bodywork readers in touch with their work, their clients, and their health.

ABMP members receive the print version of Massage & Bodywork six times per year, and the digital edition is available online at www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com.

Here’s what Massage & Bodywork readers say:

  • Massage & Bodywork is an invaluable tool for me on many aspects of our profession.”
  • “I find the articles very enlightening and conducive to the continuation of my education.”
  • “Thank you so much for a professional and informative magazine for massage therapists.”

Read the current Massage & Bodywork issue.

Visit the Massage & Bodywork digital archive to access even more insider information and industry updates for professional massage therapists.

Blind and visually impaired readers, or those wishing to read the content in a text-only format, are able to access readable files with our Text-Only Magazines. These files are compatible with JAWS, Window Eyes, and Zoom Text.

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News

Maryland Bills Add Instruments, License Requirements, Practice Violations

In May, Governor Wes Moore signed into law two bills affecting massage therapy. House Bill 1497 allows instrument-assisted techniques, amends the license reinstatement process, and adds a new requirement for some licensure applicants. House Bill 1498 addresses unauthorized practice violations.

"Outside the Room:" With Benny Vaughn

This episode of Outside the Room features Benny Vaughn, a trailblazer throughout his life, from his athletic scholarship to the University of Florida to his participation at five Olympic Games. 

Blog

Julie Plachta: Serving the Underserved

Woman massages a client who is lying facedown on a massage table.

As we get closer to celebrating Massage Is for EveryBody, July 14–20, 2024, we wanted to share more of Julie Plachta’s story, which exemplifies the inclusive values of this campaign.

Benefits

Featured ABMP Discount Partner: MemberDeals

MemberDeals provides ABMP members unique access to exclusive offers on the world’s greatest entertainment and travel brands, including Walt Disney World Resort and Cirque du Soleil.

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