"My Dream of a Mobile Studio Would Not Get Out of My Head"

Jenni Jo's love of travel, music, and bodywork—and distaste for lugging gear—inspired her Airstream conversion.

For the November/December 2019 issue of Massage & Bodywork, author Lisa Bakewell spoke to massage therapist Jenni Jo about Jenni's mobile massage practice, the Peace Pod. Jenni Jo's journey toward making her dream a reality is an inspiration to all therapists who have imagined taking their practice on the road. Read the full article in the November/December 2019 issue of Massage & Bodywork, and watch the video below for more on Jenni Jo and the Peace Pod.





This is my dream. I watched several videos and I applaud Jenni Jo for negotiating her craft in a small space. You go gal!


Gainful Employment Rules Compliance Updates

Over the past two weeks, the US Department of Education issued updates to the new “Gainful Employment” (GE) regulations for vocational programs published last fall. This web post addresses the updates to prepare school owners and educators ahead of the July 1, 2024, new GE rule effective date.

New Study Reconfirms the Benefits of Touch

A recent study found that touch interventions were effective in helping regulate cortisol levels, reducing feelings of depression in adults, and having other significant benefits.

Louisiana Bill Proposes Massage Program Hour Increase

Effective October 1, 2024, Louisiana massage students will no longer be eligible for federal financial aid because massage programs are limited by Louisiana law. But there is a solution: Senate Bill 353 will increase the required education hours for massage licensure from 500 to 625. ABMP fully supports this bill, and we explain why you should too.


ABMP CE Summit: Headaches


Join us online Tuesday, April 30, 2024, for the ABMP CE Summit: Headaches, which take learners on a journey from understanding headaches to working with clients with headache pain using multiple modalities and techniques.


Podcast: Cancer, Clots, and COVID—A Complicated Client

A client was recently treated for colon cancer—and it didn’t go well. She had surgical complications, a bout of sepsis, and more. Is massage therapy safe? We discuss on this episode of “I Have a Client Who . . .” Pathology Conversations with Ruth Werner.

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