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COVID-19’s Delta Variant Means Business

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The Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus has some new habits that demand our attention. It has a faster replication rate, a shorter incubation period, and greater viral shedding than the other variants.

$1,000 Awaits You

Black woman receiving a chair massage

To recognize and support massage therapists and bodyworkers who are living the principles of our Massage is for EveryBody celebration, ABMP is giving away $1,000 to the top 10 award winners. 

Massage is for EveryBody—Heartfelt and Homegrown

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Reaching out to underserved communities has always been a cornerstone of ABMP’s weeklong celebration of massage, as has the mantra, “lend your hearts and hands.” Despite a name change, that remains true today.

Massage is for EveryBody—The Evolution of a Movement

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Massage is for EveryBody is the evolution of EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week, a program we first initiated more than two decades ago as a means to celebrate massage therapy and the philanthropic efforts of our members.

Massage Careers with Elements Massage: How Elements Supports You

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Since its inception, the intention of the Elements Massage brand boiled down to one sentence: “Taking the best care of massage therapists so they can take the best care of clients.” Learn more about how Elements Massage supports the safety and well-being of massage therapists.

Massage is for EveryBody Week: July 18–24, 2021

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Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) invites you to join us July 18–24, 2021, as we reconnect, take a collective deep breath, and celebrate that massage is for every body.

A Fascia Epiphany

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ABMP Senior Editor Karrie Osborn reflects on her fascination with fascia, born out of Jean-Claude Guimberteau's revolutionary photographs of living fascia in his book Architecture of Human Living Fascia.

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