ABMP Members Save on Foundations of Transformational Bodywork Online Course

Through July 15, ABMP members will receive a discount on Bodywork for Liberation’s online course "Foundations of Transformational Bodywork" with ABMP member and somatic massage expert Jonathan Grassi. Grassi is the subject of the documentary Touched: A Massage Story, which was recently featured on the ABMP CE Social Movie Night.

This course is designed to help you transform your practice, and create more satisfying work for you and more results for your clients. Beginning July 1, two-hour modules will be released every week for six weeks to review at your own pace. You’ll get lifetime access to 12 hours of recorded video instruction, access to the Bodywork for Liberation Mastermind private group on Facebook, a downloadable workbook, and live Zoom calls to ask questions and see demonstrations. Register at www.bodyworkforliberation.com/courses/foundations-of-transformational-bodywork by July 15 and save 10% with the code ABMP.

Jonathan Grassi, world champion massage therapist and founder of Bodywork for Liberation, is dedicated to promoting somatic bodywork and advancing the field of massage therapy. Jonathan’s approach is gleaned from over 2,700 hours of body-centered training. His education at the Colorado School for Somatic Studies and at the Institute for Phenomenal Touch, where he received the Master Instructor designation, contributes to his standing as a nationally recognized somatic bodywork leader. He was featured in the documentary Touched: A Massage Story.

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