New Self-Care Section on

Self-care is about treating yourself as kindly as you treat others. ABMP members, use the new self-care section on and gain access to resources created especially for massage and bodywork therapists to evolve your personal self-care practices! These resources include yoga videos, technique tips, Massage & Bodywork magazine article bundles, and exclusive education.

ABMP members can earn free CE hours for many of these activities in the ABMP Education Center (search for “Self-care” to find these opportunities). To explore exclusive self-care discounts, visit

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New Massage Board Created in Alabama

On May 15, 2024, Governor Kay Ivey signed into law Senate Bill 137, terminating the Alabama Board of Massage Therapy and its functions to create the new Alabama Massage Therapy Licensing Board. Learn key takeaways from the bill and how its passage may affect you.

Tennessee Regulatory Update

Tennessee massage therapy education requirements increased from 500 hours to 650. ABMP would like to share an update to explain how that change came about and give some overdue credit to those who made it happen.

Alabama Board in Jeopardy of Dissolution

Without your support, the Alabama massage therapy profession is in danger of losing its regulatory board, which could result in inconsistent regulation or none at all. Call Governor Kay Ivey to encourage the passage of Senate Bill 137 to protect massage regulation.



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