New Winter 2017 Issue of Body Sense

The newest issue of ABMP’s award-winning magazine Body Sense is available for members to share with clients. The client-education publication is designed to educate consumers on the lasting benefits of frequent massage and bodywork and the value of good stress management.

The issue, available at www.bodysensemagazinedigital.com, includes the following features:

Your MT’s 10 Favorite Stretches”: Here are easy stretches you can do between massage sessions to target common areas of pain and stress.

Inviting Relaxation”: Have you ever been on the massage table and found it challenging to relax or let go? Read on for insight on why you can’t let the tension go.

A Seasonal Soak”: If you find slowing down difficult to do, don’t worry. You’re not alone. At home, a perfect slow-down activity is a good soak. Create your own soothing soak with these tips.

Already an ABMP member? You can easily add Body Sense magazine to your website!

1. Log in to the Members section of ABMP.com and choose "Website Builder" from the left sidebar under "Quick Links."

2. Click on "Manage Pages."

3. From the menu that says "New/Blank Page" select the "Body Sense magazine" page and click the "Add Page" button.

4. Then click the "Save Changes" button to publish.

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News

Agenda Confirms CAMTC Could Seek Fee Hike

CAMTC's meeting agenda confirms there may be a vote on a fee increase and discloses meeting location. Submit comments to the CAMTC as soon as possible.

Blog

Make Gratitude Part of Your Daily Life

Man Giving Thanks to Nature.

While this is the time of year that #gratitude starts trending, living a grateful life is not something to wrap up in a day, a week, a month . . . or a hashtag. We need to honor it all from an open heart.

Upledger CranioSacral Therapy Can Help with PTSD

CranioSacral Therapy can help with PTSD.

CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on treatment modality that releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance.

Benefits

ABMP’s Lymph Talk Series

Lymph Talk is a series of conversations ABMP Director of Professional Education Kristin Coverly had with practitioners who specialize in the manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) modality. These talks were recorded in conjunction with the October 25, 2022, free, online ABMP CE Summit on Lymph. Kristin says, “My hope is that these conversations increase the awareness of MLD and demonstrate how effective it can be with different populations so massage therapists and bodyworkers are inspired to learn more about this gentle, yet powerful modality!”

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.

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