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Massage Graduate Numbers on the Rise

Despite the impact COVID-19 had on massage school enrollment, a recent survey from Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) finds that massage graduate numbers are on the rise.

"Outside the Room:" Bodyworks for Liberation

In this June 7, 2023, episode of Outside the Room, host CG Funk speaks with Jonathan Grassi, the founder of Bodywork for Liberation, who talks about psychosis somatic integration within the massage setting.

"Outside the Room:" Uniting Massage Therapists

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.

Indiana State Names Recipients of Erik Dalton Massage Therapy Scholarship

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.

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.