Skin Inc.’s Face & Body Spa Expo & Conference announced a call for speakers for their upcoming event in Northern California, August 26–27, 2018.
Professional Assist Corporation (PAC), the parent organization to Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP), recently announced changes in its leadership team.
It has been brought to our attention that some members have received fraudulent invoices for member websites. The invoice claimed to be for yearly web hosting from “Web Host Agents” in New York. Remember, your member website through ABMP is free and always will be—if you ever have a question about an invoice or notice you receive, please contact our membership team at 800-458-2267 or email@example.com.
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.