From Massage & Bodywork articles, ABMP.com posts, Body Sense magazine, and the 130+ webinars in the ABMP Education Center, there was a lot of reading, learning, and sharing this year.
According to new research performed at Wake Forest University, taking a daily shot of beet juice one hour before a workout can improve the function and performance of aging brains.
CEO Joseph C. Magnacca released a statement titled “Our Message to the Massage Therapy Profession.” In it, Magnacca addresses the recent sexual assaults suffered in Massage Envy franchised locations and their commitment to “swift and meaningful change” to protect both “clients and massage therapists” moving forward.
The landmark ISPA Spa Workforce Survey is closing this weekend. This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of the industry and to address the workforce-related issues affecting you.
We are particularly keen to hear the views of service providers (including massage therapists, estheticians, and nail technicians). If you are a spa manager, please make sure to cascade the link to as many of your team as possible.
The recent Massage Envy sexual assault incidents reported by BuzzFeed can make for difficult conversations with clients. We’ve received feedback, as well as requests, for further information about how best to proceed in the aftermath of this story. Here are some suggestions on how to proceed with clients.
Joseph C. Magnacca, CEO Massage Envy Franchising, LLC, today released a statement on Massage Envy’s website regarding the November 26 BuzzFeed report “Hands Off.”
We at Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) are closely monitoring the fallout after the recent BuzzFeed investigative story “Hands Off” about sexual assault at Massage Envy franchise locations. We are deeply disturbed by the reported cases and in how Massage Envy reportedly handled them.
The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) are joining together to respond to the new report on human trafficking and recommendations by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB).