Why Join ABMP?

ABMP goes above and beyond to help our members succeed, bringing you the massage liability insurance you need, the free CE you want, and the personalized benefits and service you deserve.

Become a part of the ABMP family and learn why our members expectmore, and get more, from ABMP membership.

Liability insurance you can trust

$6 million annual individual limit with no shared aggregate—nobody else in massage can say the same about the coverage they offer.

The best magazine in the profession

Massage & Bodywork magazine brings you techniques and tips to keep you informed and inspired. Read a sample in our award-winning digital edition.

50+ member discounts

Save on massage tables and supplies, cell phone service, office supplies, shoes, computers, and more with the most member discounts in the profession.

200+ webinars with free CE

The ABMP Education Center is full of video-based webinars that offer free continuing education for members. Plus, ABMP Certified members get full access to the World Massage Conference Vault of 400+ CE hours—the most free CE in the world!

Free anatomy and pathology apps

ABMP Five-Minute Muscles and ABMP Pocket Pathology are dynamic members-only resources that put important information and helpful how-to videos at your fingertips.

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Want a monthly payment option? ABMP Certified membership is $229, or $20 per month for 12 months. Just choose the option at signup!

Questions about ABMP membership? Call our team at 800-458-2267 or email expectmore@abmp.com and we'll be happy to answer them!

Recent graduate? ABMP Exam Coach subscribers and Student members save on membership!


 

Don't need professional liability insurance?

ABMP Associate membership is for you!

Learn more about Associate membership.

News

US Department of Education 150% Rule Update

A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction that halts the enforcement of the US Department of Education’s new Bare Minimum Rule, also known as the “100% rule,” until the court takes further action. This is the first step in what could be a lengthy battle to ultimately delay enforcement of the rule, providing schools more time to adjust their programmatic standards, or overturn the rule altogether. Find out more and what your school needs to do to prepare.

Colorado Bill Requires Local Background Checks

Governor Jared Polis signed into law House Bill 24-1371, requiring local government (counties, cities, or municipalities) to conduct periodic criminal background checks for massage establishment operators, owners, and employees.

Blog

Julie Plachta: Serving the Underserved

Woman massages a client who is lying facedown on a massage table.

As we get closer to celebrating Massage Is for EveryBody, July 14–20, 2024, we wanted to share more of Julie Plachta’s story, which exemplifies the inclusive values of this campaign.

Benefits

Featured ABMP Discount Partner: Yomassage

ABMP members receive 20% off Signature Yomassage, Mindful Touch by Yomassage, Barefoot Yomassage, Table Yomassage, and Yomassage Facials certifications.

Podcast: THE INTERSTATE MASSAGE COMPACT

Skills and experience are transferable, but your state massage license is not. On this episode of The ABMP Podcast, ABMP President and CEO Les Sweeney is joined by Debra Persinger, Executive Director at FSMTB, to discuss the Interstate Massage Compact ( IMpact ), how it would affect practitioners, where it stands in regards to legislation, and how it would benefit consumers.

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