NCBTMB announced a new, comprehensive online store created especially for massage therapists and bodyworkers, containing thousands of massage and bodywork-related products and resources, including photos, wall art, brochures, press release templates, letterhead, business cards, tables, tools, clothing, scrubs, certificate frames, and more! Customizable options are also available on several products to include your company logo and/or address.
Recent News and Legislative Updates
The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (AFMTE) announced they will select five seats for their board of directors for 2016 through an online election process, rather than from the floor of the conference, as they have done in the past. There is no AFMTE conference this year.
Join popular presenter Til Luchau as he takes participants through a chapter from his best-selling Advanced Myofascial Techniques textbook and demonstrates effective myofascial techniques to work with the hamstrings and their influence on the knee and hip.
Patterson Medical has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Performance Health, a leading manufacturer and supplier of consumer branded health, wellness, and self-care products.
Organic India recently met with farmers in Azamgarh, India, to learn about the positive impact the company's activities are having on the lives of thousands of farmers in the region.
Massage Envy is sponsoring a free 4-hour seminar on June 22, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois. The seminar will cover the topic of Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) for the therapist and the client.
Calling all instructors! ABMP will launch our NEW topic in the Instructors on the Front Lines (IFL) workshop series on Friday, June 3, in Denver, Colorado. Topic 7: “Peer Learning: How to Bring Out the Best in Your Students” is a free 5-hour, live workshop focused on developing peer-learning activities that build student engagement and motivation, and reinforce key concepts. Click here to find 2016 workshops in your area.
Oklahoma Senate Bill 687, passed in the state legislature and has now been signed into law by Governor Fallin. A workable grandfathering provision was added to the bill, and the hours of massage therapy education required to obtain a license (after the grandfathering period) was reduced from 750 hours to 500 hours.