Actor David Choe’s Resurfaced Sexual Assault Comments Prompt ABMP Response 

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.  

Virtual Sustainability Summit hosted by GSN Planet May 3–4

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.

Warning: Beware of TDLR Inspector Fraud

ABMP was informed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) that individuals may be posing as TDLR inspectors. We at ABMP want to pass along some important security information to help keep you and your establishment safe.

Elevate Your Voice: Does Licensure Matter to You?

Senate Bill 305 was introduced this year that would have implemented state massage licensure in Kansas. Unfortunately, that bill will not move forward this year. ABMP wants to hear from you: What are your thoughts about state licensure? Take our six question survey to help us learn from you!

Massage Therapist Pathways Expanding in Arkansas

Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed into law Senate Bill 58 in February, which creates massage therapy student- and apprentice-level licensing. Future Arkansas massage therapists now have alternative pathways into the profession.

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