2023 ABMP CE Summit: Sidelying | Online Conference

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Connect and engage with your massage and bodywork community as you learn and earn CE!

Demystify the sidelying position and learn incredible techniques for the shoulder, back, and hip during this online event featuring Allison Denney of Rebel Massage.

Don't miss this opportunity to interact with course instructors and connect with other practitioners as you expand your knowledge of sidelying techniques!

This event—including 3 hours of CE—is free for everyone in the profession.




Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The event starts at 8:45 a.m. PDT | 9:45 a.m. MDT | 10:45 a.m. CDT | 11:45 a.m. EDT


  • 9:45 a.m. MDT: Event Welcome with ABMP President Les Sweeney
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MDT: “A Detailed Approach to Sidelying Techniques: Part 1—Shoulder” with Allison Denney [1 CE] 
  • 11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. MDT: Live Q&A with ABMP's Kristin Coverly and Allison Denney
  • 11:25 a.m. MDT: 10-minute presentation, "My Favorite Sidelying Techniques" with Dr. Joi Edwards [NO CE]

  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. MDT: “A Detailed Approach to Sidelying Techniques: Part 2—Back” with Allison Denney [1 CE]
  • 12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. MDT: Live Q&A with ABMP's Kristin Coverly and Allison Denney
  • 1:10 p.m. MDT: 10-minute presentation, "My Favorite Sidelying Techniques" with Til Luchau [NO CE]

  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. MDT: “A Detailed Approach to Sidelying Techniques: Part 3—Hip” with Allison Denney [1 CE]
  • 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MDT: Live Q&A with ABMP's Kristin Coverly and Allison Denney
  • 2:45 pm. MDT: Community Connection: Live Recap


All times listed are for the mountain time zone. Check your time zone!
The event starts at 8:45 a.m. PDT | 9:45 a.m. MDT | 10:45 a.m. CDT | 11:45 a.m. EDT




Course Replays

Will replays and CE credit be available after the event?

ABMP members: Yes, the three CE courses will be added to the ABMP Education Center after the event for professional members of ABMP to view and earn free CE credit. 

Nonmembers: The three CE courses will be available for you to purchase in the ABMP Education Center after the event.

Learn more about ABMP membership.


CE Credit and CE Certificates

All attendees will have the opportunity to earn CE credit for each course by passing a short online quiz. These CE credits qualify as online CE hours, not live CE hours. CE certificates will be available in the ABMP Education Center within 48 hours.


Continuing Education Eligibility

The following states have specific rules regarding content taught in an online continuing education format and will not accept your certificates of completion from this event for license renewal: Nebraska. New Mexico and Texas will not accept certificates of completion for any hands-on technique courses taught in an online format.

Note: These courses have been approved in Louisiana and Mississippi.



Have a question? Please contact us!


ABMP CE Summit Instructors


Allison Denney
Allison Denney
Dr. Joi Edwards
Dr. Joi Edwards
Til Luchau
Til Luchau
Kristin Coverly
Host: Kristin Coverly



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