The World Massage Conference CE Library

The ABMP Education Center is home to 200+ CE hours from ABMP courses, plus an additional 400+ hours from World Massage Conference courses.

Existing WMC Vault Subscribers can access the WMC courses in the ABMP Education Center.

Preview the WMC CE Library and ABMP CE courses in the ABMP Education Center

There are two ways to gain access to the World Massage Conference CE Library:

  1. Become an ABMP Certified Member

    ABMP members have already enjoyed free continuing education as part of their membership—more than any other organization or membership association. Now, by combining more than 200 hours in the ABMP Education Center with the World Massage Conference Vault, ABMP Certified members will have access to more than 600 hours of on-demand CE—the most online massage and bodywork CE in the world! ABMP Certified membership also includes professional liability insurance, 50+ exclusive ABMP discounts, the award-winning Massage & Bodywork magazine, practice-building help, and much, much more.

    Become an ABMP Certified Member for $229 or $20/month

  2. Become an ABMP Associate Member     

    Are you interested in ABMP’s quality Continuing Education and a portfolio of additional outstanding resources, but you don’t need or want liability insurance? ABMP Associate membership is for you! Including all of the 200+ hours of CE in the ABMP Education Center plus the 400+ hours of CE in the World Massage Conference CE Library, ABMP Associate membership is a great choice for massage therapists and bodyworkers outside the United States and for individuals in professions related to bodywork. 

    Become an ABMP Associate Member for $199

News

Oregon Proposes External Pelvic Floor Massage Rules

The Oregon State Board of Massage Therapists proposed new massage therapy rules that would allow licensees to perform external pelvic floor massage. Submit your comments in support of, or opposition to, the rules before October 31, 2022.

Maryland Implicit Bias Training Resources

Maryland massage therapists must complete implicit bias training by October 31, 2022, to fulfill their continuing education requirements. View a list of approved training resources.

Blog

Keeping Massage Fresh for Longtime Clients

As much as we want massage therapy to be a routine, we also want it to be an intentional choice every visit because of the client’s love of the service and our care to always meet the client’s (changing) needs.

Blood, Lymph Get Pumped Thanks to Massage

Massage therapy has become a wildly expansive net that has caught, and continues to catch, a slew of methods of bodywork. You can be an authority in all sorts of approaches, spanning from myofascial release to trigger point therapy to cupping to manual lymphatic drainage. And that’s a good thing! 

Benefits

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—MLD: Basic Techniques for the Neck and Face

Gain an understanding of manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) movements and the location of important lymphatic structures as you watch Nicola McGill’s dynamic demonstration of three MLD techniques and MLD sequences for the neck and face. Learn about this important modality that, when provided effectively, can support and enhance the movement of lymph fluid through the lymphatic vessels and eventually back to the cardiovascular system.

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—Introduction to Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a gentle, rhythmic form of bodywork that enhances and supports the movement of fluid through the lymphatic system to support health and well-being. Developed by Danish therapists Emil and Estrid Vodder in the 1930s, MLD is now practiced extensively by health and wellness practitioners and is used within the medical community to treat lymphedema and post-surgical and post-traumatic edema. Join Nicola McGill in this engaging course to learn the benefits, indications, and mechanics of this gentle, effective modality.

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—Lymphatic System: An Essential Guide to an Underrated System

Join us for a fascinating look at the underrated lymphatic system, with special emphasis on its structures and functions. Learn the vital role each of the system’s components plays, including lymphangions, nodes, trunks, ducts, and the glorious cisterna chyli. We’ll also look at various lymphatic-related pathologies, including lymphangitis, lymphoma, cardiovascular and traumatic edema, and lymphedema.

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