Global Massage Makes Me Happy Day aims to inform the public on the healing powers of massage therapy, as well as promote research, global awareness, education, and advocacy.
Newsweek collected and analyzed data across 141 retail categories to reveal which American companies ranked highest in customer service. Elements Massage placed first in the Spa, Wellness and Beauty category, while Bliss Spa placed second and Massage Envy placed third.
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP), Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP), and Associated Hair Professionals, publishers of Massage & Bodywork, ASCP Skin Deep, and AHP Beauty Sense magazines, were named finalists for a total of 16 Maggie Awards.
In a survey of nearly 1,200 massage therapists, Massage Tables Now found that most massage therapists are "very satisfied" or "satisfied" with their careers, and nearly all therapists surveyed (99 percent) believe their work has a positive impact on their clients.
ABMP Five-Minute Muscles uses new progressive web technology, so when you use it once, much of the information is then stored for offline use. Learn how to save the program to the home screen of your phone so you get an app-like experience without it taking up much space.
Soothe (www.soothe.com), an on-demand massage service that delivers a licensed, insured massage therapist to one’s home, office, or hotel within 60 minutes, announces the launch of its Soothe Plus subscription service, plus a Soothe Stretch program for the workplace.
Recent news reports about raids on illicit businesses masquerading as massage establishments in Florida are disturbing, particularly to ABMP and its more than 80,000 members who are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of conduct and ethics in the profession.
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) has announced key updates to their Operating System and Board Renewal Requirements.
The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) recently purchased Massage Today from MPA Media and began publication with the February issue. Massage Today had formerly been an independent voice in the profession since 2001, publishing news and information across the range of organizations involved in massage and bodywork.
Five Wellbeing Studio + Spa (Five Wellbeing), a Littleton-based day spa and yoga destination, recently partnered with non-profit Wellness for Cancer to adapt wellness treatments specifically to the needs of those affected by cancer, including cancer patients, survivors, and their caregivers.