As reported in the Daily Camera, ABMP member Jonathan Grassi of Lafayette, Colorado, took third place in the 2018 World Massage Championship in Denmark. Grassi’s bronze medal was awarded in the “freestyle” category. The other four categories in the contest, which was established in 2017, are Swedish massage, Asian massage, wellness massage, and chair massage. Massage therapists are evaluated according to six criteria: technique, ergonomics, flow, client contact, recipient feedback, and innovation and development of new methods.
For more information about Grassi and his unique approach to massage, read the full article in the Daily Camera here.