Featured ABMP Discount Partner: Pure Pro

Massage therapists deserve high-quality products that perfectly support and enhance their healing work. Pure Pro has created the “All for You” kit so practitioners can explore the versatility and quality of Pure Pro’s most popular products. The kit, which includes $80 of Pure Pro massage products for just $49.95 and comes with free shipping, can be found at purepro.com/abmp.

To learn more about ABMP’s other 50+ discount partners, go to abmp.com/discounts. Log in to your ABMP account to receive your discount details.



Colorado Bill Requires Local Background Checks

Governor Jared Polis signed into law House Bill 24-1371, requiring local government (counties, cities, or municipalities) to conduct periodic criminal background checks for massage establishment operators, owners, and employees.

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.


Julie Plachta: Serving the Underserved

Woman massages a client who is lying facedown on a massage table.

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.



Skills and experience are transferable, but your state massage license is not. On this episode of The ABMP Podcast, ABMP President and CEO Les Sweeney is joined by Debra Persinger, Executive Director at FSMTB, to discuss the Interstate Massage Compact ( IMpact ), how it would affect practitioners, where it stands in regards to legislation, and how it would benefit consumers.

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