All hands on deck! Drew Freedman of The Boston Bodyworker is looking for volunteers to provide 30-minute massages and valuable education to Boston Marathon runners & guests through the inaugural Feel Better Boston event.
The Green Spa Network (GSN), a nonprofit trade association supporting sustainability in the spa and wellness industry, is launching an Earth Day campaign to encourage everyone to share earth-saving tips together.
Earthlite, LCC announced the acquisition of Tara Spa Therapy, Inc. from award-winning spa visionary and wellness pioneer Tara Grodjesk. Grodjesk will join Earthlite as vice president, shareholder, and chief product alchemist.
The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (AFMTE) announced the addition of Deanna Sylvester as Project Manager for their Educator Certification Program. As project manager, Sylvester will provide support in planning, executing, and implementing the AFMTE educator certification program.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Pain Management Best Practices Task Force recently wrote a report titled “Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations.” This report is open for public comment until Monday, April 1st, 2019.
The International Association of Structural Integrators (IASI) is looking for structural integration professionals to submit stimulating presentation ideas through their 2020 Symposium Request for Proposals.
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.