Refer a Friend and Earn $20

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Each Referral = $20 Credit!

Current members of ABMP, ASCP, AHP, and ANP: earn a $20 credit toward your next membership renewal for every new member you refer who joins one of our associations!

Earn an additional $20 credit for each new massage therapist, bodyworker, esthetician, hairstylist, or nail professional you refer. There is no limit to the number of referral credits you may earn.

To qualify for a referral credit, the joining member must be a new professional-level member.

Start Referring!

Here are three ways you can tell your friends and colleagues about us:

Learn More About the Associations

Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP)

Members of the largest association in the profession receive comprehensive liability insurance, Massage & Bodywork magazine, a free website, free webinar CE hours, 50+ discounts, and more! Learn more.

Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP)

The leading association in the skin care profession provides estheticians with professional liability insurance, ASCP Skin Deep magazine, a free website, marketing materials, continuing education, discounts with 50+ partners, and more! Learn more.

Associated Hair Professionals (AHP)

AHP supports hairstylists and barbers by providing 50+ member discounts, a free website and marketing materials, an annual subscription to Modern Salon magazine, professional liability insurance, and more! Learn more.

Associated Nail Professionals (ANP)

ANP members receive discounts with 50+ partners, a free website and marketing materials, an annual subscription to NAILS magazine, professional liability insurance, and more! Learn more.

Can Someone Join More Than One Association?

Yes! Licensed professionals practicing more than one modality can join more than one association. They simply pay one fee and are covered for multiple professions.

Questions?

Call 800-862-7724 or email membership@associated-professionals.com.

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Keeping Massage Fresh.

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Blood and Lymph Get Pumped.

Massage therapy has become a wildly expansive net that has caught, and continues to catch, a slew of methods of bodywork. You can be an authority in all sorts of approaches, spanning from myofascial release to trigger point therapy to cupping to manual lymphatic drainage. And that’s a good thing! 

Benefits

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—MLD: Basic Techniques for the Neck and Face

Gain an understanding of manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) movements and the location of important lymphatic structures as you watch Nicola McGill’s dynamic demonstration of three MLD techniques and MLD sequences for the neck and face. Learn about this important modality that, when provided effectively, can support and enhance the movement of lymph fluid through the lymphatic vessels and eventually back to the cardiovascular system.

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—Introduction to Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a gentle, rhythmic form of bodywork that enhances and supports the movement of fluid through the lymphatic system to support health and well-being. Developed by Danish therapists Emil and Estrid Vodder in the 1930s, MLD is now practiced extensively by health and wellness practitioners and is used within the medical community to treat lymphedema and post-surgical and post-traumatic edema. Join Nicola McGill in this engaging course to learn the benefits, indications, and mechanics of this gentle, effective modality.

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—Lymphatic System: An Essential Guide to an Underrated System

Join us for a fascinating look at the underrated lymphatic system, with special emphasis on its structures and functions. Learn the vital role each of the system’s components plays, including lymphangions, nodes, trunks, ducts, and the glorious cisterna chyli. We’ll also look at various lymphatic-related pathologies, including lymphangitis, lymphoma, cardiovascular and traumatic edema, and lymphedema.

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