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Finding the Perfect Office Space: A Checklist

Beautiful modern office space.

If you’re venturing out on your own, looking to expand your business, or searching for the perfect rental space, download and print this helpful checklist to make sure you ask the right questions so you can make the right decision.

Client Education Equals Full Schedules

Massage education magazine Body Sense three covers.

Consumer surveys tell us that massage and bodywork clients don’t always understand the lasting benefits of the work they receive from you. But when it’s explained to them, in their terms, repeatedly, the value of your work takes on a whole new importance.

Every Body is Waiting for You

Male massage therapist performing massage on a prone client.

The massage profession—like so many others—was faced with an unprecedented challenge in the last year. But the Massage Envy brand is proud of the work that franchised locations have done to promote a safe environment.

Massage Clients, Vaccines, and Denial of Service

COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card.

“Can I ask my clients if they have been vaccinated, or request proof of vaccination?” This is the question we’ve been receiving pretty steadily from ABMP members over the past few months.

COVID-19’s Delta Variant Means Business

Digital illustration of COVID virus molecule labeled "Delta Variant"

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

A box of canned goods and food marked "Donations"

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

Woman on a massage table receiving a back massage

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.

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