ABMP Podcasts for Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers

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Exploring the issues and challenges unique to the massage and bodywork community.

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Ep 119 – Instagram Deep Dive with Elicia Crook

Did you know 15 million registered businesses are on the ’Gram? Or that 1 billion people are on the platform and that 50% of them follow at least one business to learn more information? It’s time you take the deep dive into using Instagram to expand your bodywork practice. Elicia Crook, the Rebooking Ninja, breaks down each component of an Instagram account (from bios to feeds, from hashtags to Stories and Reels, and analytics) and lets you know how to drive this “Porsche or Ferrari” of social media.

Ep 116 – Low-Back Pain with Dr. Ben Benjamin

Low-back pain is certainly one of the most, if not the most, pressing issues practitioners will face when working with clientele. More than 70 million people visit doctors each year with low-back pain, so as an MT, knowing the what and how of working with this population can be valuable.

Ep 111 – A Natural Intuitive with Cyndi Dale

What’s it like being an intuitive? Do we all possess these abilities? “It’s a matter of tuning in a paying attention,” guest Cyndi Dale says. Dale, the author of more than 20 books on energy work, empathy, and clairvoyance, joins the podcast to talk about discovering her gifts, countering skeptics, the four ways people access their abilities, the difference between physical energy and subtle energy, and scope of practice.

News

Washington Massage Board Vacancies

The State Department of Health and the Washington Massage Board are seeking licensed massage therapists to fill professional member vacancies. Apply before the June 30 deadline.

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.

Blog

Julie Plachta: Serving the Underserved

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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.

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