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How Music Has The Power To Heal What Ails You

Studies have shown music’s almost magical impact on healing and music is being used in a variety of new ways, such as teaching stroke patients how to walk and helping premature babies gain weight.  

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Massage Benefits Animal Athletes Too

For the weekend warrior, a massage helps both recovery time and future performance. If you’re taking your favorite four-legged friend with you on those weekend adventures, there’s a good chance they could use some bodywork as well. 

The Snowflake Effect

There’s a fable about a little bird and a mouse discussing the weight of a snowflake. It was the dead of winter and all the other woodland animals were hibernating.

EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week is Less Than a Month Away!

Since 1995, ABMP members have given their time, money, and effort to help others, while also promoting themselves and raising awareness of the benefits of massage, bodywork, and somatic therapies. This year, the ABMP community will celebrate EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week July 15–21, 2018.

Let ABMP Help Protect Your Business Property

It’s part of my position as ABMP vice president of communication to connect with members in times of need and find ways ABMP can help them recover. I find that in times of natural disasters, many individuals think their ABMP membership includes this kind of business contents coverage—and it doesn’t.

Giving Under Fire

I don’t always enter a session in a state of meditative bliss. Ideally, as a therapist with a mobile practice, I would arrive at someone’s home after a calm and peaceful drive. I will have had an excellent breakfast, 1.5 cups of coffee, and a delightful, contemplative time of prayer.

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