In this two-part series, the co-founders of Massage Business Blueprint discuss life without therapeutic touch, crisis communication with clients, and Haines’s decision to close her practice for the time being—from speaking with her clients to her landlord to her renters.
Bringing staff and students back to campus during the COVID-19 crisis is daunting on several fronts. There is a lot at stake in making sound, informed choices as we move forward. That’s why at www.abmp.com/back-to-school we are sharing the best advice ABMP can offer at this time regarding reopening your massage and bodywork program.
The ABMP Podcast spoke to Irene Diamond about what MTs can do when they can’t offer hands-on work. Diamond speaks about virtual/remote services within practitioners’ scope of practice and other options for serving clients when you can’t provide therapeutic touch.
ABMP Discount Partner Active&Fit Direct is offering free 30-minute virtual workouts every Monday–Friday at noon PT (3:00 p.m. ET).
The ABMP Podcast launched with a signature series titled “Conversations in Quarantine.”
You can subscribe to The ABMP Podcast in the Apple Podcast Store, Google Play, Spotify, or wherever you access your favorite podcasts.
The September/October 2019 issue of Massage & Bodywork, featuring a 16-page special section on CBD and massage, today was named the winner of a prestigious Maggie Award for Best Feature Article.
With many schools having been forced into distance learning and states implementing new regulations, ABMP has created enhanced distance-learning resources for our free ABMP Student Life network, made these available to all ABMP School Members, and is providing free access options for those schools who aren't yet members.
In addition to the upcoming May/June 2020 issue of Massage & Bodywork, set to arrive in massage therapists’ mailboxes later this month, ABMP produced a special digital-only COVID-19 issue of Massage & Bodywork, available now at www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/1231077-covid-2020.
ABMP members, we have compiled 5 popular webinars so that you can learn popular subject matter at your convenience! Watch the webinars on demand in the ABMP Education Center, then take a short quiz to earn free CE hours.
Join ABMP on Friday, March 27, 2020, at noon (11:00 a.m. PT, 12:00 p.m. MT, 1:00 p.m. CT, 2:00 p.m. ET) for a live Community Q&A webinar for the massage profession. Authors Ruth Werner and Allissa Haines, ABMP President Les Sweeney, and ABMP Director of Professional Education Kristin Coverly will share updates on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and field viewer questions. Take advantage of this opportunity to come together as a community and stay informed as you navigate the changes in our lives and businesses.