Arkansas massage therapists must now report any suspected child maltreatment, abuse, or death in accordance with House Bill 1729.
South Carolina adopted new rules that affect minimum massage therapy educational requirements, establishment and sole practitioner establishment operations, establishment licensing, and more.
In the most recent episode of Outside the Room, CG Funk talks with Mike Hinkle, who started the World Massage Festival in 2006 to offer affordable and high-quality education and creative space for therapists to connect and celebrate.
Arkansas adopted House Bill 1115 in early March 2023, creating a second pathway to obtain a master massage therapy license.
Four Indiana State University students were named recipients of the Erik Dalton Myoskeletal Massage Therapy Endowed Scholarship for 2023—Nick Anzelone, Alexis Fears, Giovonni Garrett, and Kathryn Tritle.
In 2012, Indiana State University and Erik Dalton partnered to create the Advanced Myoskeletal Massage Therapy program, the only minor degree in massage therapy offered at a major US university.
Squeeze, a new national massage franchise, wants to hear from Denver-area massage therapists about compensation and benefits they would like to see from massage employers.
The Iowa Board of Massage Therapy adopted a new continuing education (CE) rule that affects hands-on and online CE renewal requirements effective May 24, 2023.
In response to the recently resurfaced clip from actor David Choe’s DVDASA podcast in which he details sexually assaulting a massage therapist, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) has sent a statement to both A24 and Netflix denouncing their decision to hire the “Beef” actor based on his history of inappropriateness and violence toward women, particularly professional massage therapists.
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) has sent a statement to Netflix denouncing the unacceptable and unprofessional sexualization of massage therapy presented in its series “Sex/Life,” Season 2, Episode 4.
GSN Planet will host a Virtual Sustainability Summit, a two-day event featuring expert speakers, panel discussions, and educational sessions focused on sustainability, May 3–4. The Virtual Sustainability Summit is an opportunity for eco-conscious individuals to gather and learn from industry leaders, share best practices, and connect with like-minded thinkers. The summit aims to spark conversations about sustainability and how individuals and organizations can positively impact the environment.