Ep 61 – A Thank-You and an Announcement

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Thanks to our 2020 listeners! You’ve made this a special year to remember. We’ll strive to continue to bring you fresh and engaging content and interviews throughout the coming year. And we’re excited to announce that we’ll soon be bringing Meditate & Move from Facebook to The ABMP Podcast Network. More info to come soon!

Author Images: 
Darren Buford, Massage & Bodywork Editor-in-Chief
Kristin Coverly, LMT, ABMP Director of Education
Author Bio: 

Darren Buford is editor-in-chief of Massage & Bodywork magazine and senior director of communications for ABMP. Contact him at darren@abmp.com.

Kristin Coverly, LMT, is director of profession education for ABMP. Contact her at kristin@abmp.com.

Sponsors: 

We’d like to thank our 2020 sponsors: Oakworks, Anatomy Trains, Books of Discovery, and Yomassage.

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South Carolina Bill Changes Massage Therapy Act

Senate Bill 227 amends the massage therapy scope of practice, definitions, fees, license qualifications, and misconduct. The bill also adds the following new sections: public roster, licensure by endorsement, and establishment licensure.

Learn About the Proposed Interstate Massage Therapy Compact Draft Bill

The bill will make it easier for massage therapists with 625 hours of education to move to and from other jurisdictions once at least seven or more states approve the proposed bill language. Participate in a Zoom meeting on July 6, 2022, or August 11, 2022, to learn more about the interstate compact.

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In Celebration of Pride Month: Resources from ABMP

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This month, to honor the LGBTQIA+ community, we want to take a moment to celebrate the diversity of our members along with their clients, as well as provide educational resources from our magazine, CE library, and podcasts. 

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ABMP Recognized for Top Publications

The 42nd Annual EXCEL Awards were celebrated on June 22, 2022. SIIA’s EXCEL Awards is the largest and most prestigious program recognizing excellence and leadership in association media, publishing, marketing, and communication.

ABMP was recognized for some of our top publications and educational offerings:

Read the May / June 2022 Issue of Massage & Bodywork Magazine

The May/June 2022 issue of ABMP's Massage & Bodywork magazine is available at www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com. ABMP members get a print subscription as part of membership, and the digital edition is available online and free to the profession.

In this issue, we explore pelvic tilt and spinal compensation, improving bodywork through breath, and how listening to your clients is a superpower. We also discuss SI joint dysfunction, overuse injuries, and much more!⁠

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