ABMP Statement on Atlanta Shootings

We at ABMP are shocked and saddened at the violence and hate perpetrated yesterday in Atlanta.

It is evident from media coverage that complex issues of unlicensed massage may be wrapped up in the details of this case. But now is not the time to focus on or debate those issues.

We grieve for the victims and their families and condemn the violence and hate that fueled this attack, especially any anti-Asian sentiment that may have played a role. Our support is with all massage therapists and bodyworkers affected and traumatized by this event.



Vacancies on the Oregon Massage Board

There are two seats open to licensed massage therapists. You must be nominated by a massage organization for a vacancy, and ABMP can help nominate you. Let us know if you're interested and find out how to apply!

Massage School Programs at Risk Across the Country

The US Department of Education issued final rules on October 31 that will likely greatly impact clock-hour programs in states with minimum clock-hour requirements for licensure or certification, including massage therapy. The new rule is flawed and, if not changed, will cause devastating collateral damage to schools, instructors, students, and the public. Find out how you can advocate!

“150%” Rule Advocacy Template

School owners, operators, and instructors—use our advocacy template to send to your state senators and representatives to make them reconsider the "150%" rule amendment. Add your own opinions and experiences to make your letter more personal and impactful.



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