Massage & Bodywork
The award-winning Massage & Bodywork magazine, published six times a year, is included with ABMP membership and continues to earn praise for the breadth of its editorial content. This full-color, 132-page magazine offers resources for professionals who want to deliver the very best services and products to their clients. Articles cover new modalities and trends, practical business information for therapists, and information on continuing education and new products.
The digital version of Massage & Bodywork magazine was launched in September 2008, the first to be offered by a major massage membership association or publication, and today includes expanded content such as video examples of techniques described in the articles. For more information about the magazine, or to view the digital version, please visit www.massageandbodywork.com. A text-only version for blind and visually impaired readers is available at www.abmp.com/textonlymags/.
This compact digital magazine, aimed at the general public, is produced four times a year as a vital, attractive tool to boost client education efforts. Body Sense is a way for massage therapists to say thanks to their clients, while encouraging healthy living. View it online at www.bodysensemagazinedigital.com.
ASCP Skin Deep
ABMP’s sister organization, Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP), was launched in 2007 to meet the needs of the nation’s skin care professionals and has more than 12,000 members as of September 2012. ASCP Skin Deep magazine is a full-color, 42-page magazine, published six times a year, featuring objective, product-neutral articles on techniques, ingredients, and business topics of interest to the licensed esthetician. For more information about the magazine, visit the ASCP website. The digital edition is available at www.ascpskindeepdigital.com.
This consumer website educates the public and the news media on the benefits of massage, including comprehensive information on various types of bodywork, what to expect during a massage, industry metrics, and a searchable database of more than 1,000 articles. ABMP members can recommend this website to clients who want to learn more or include it as a link on their own websites to provide complete education about bodywork.
A highlight of the site is the online referral service, connecting thousands of consumers every month with qualified local therapists. All ABMP members in good standing are included in this comprehensive database, and Certified members can enhance their listing with more detailed information.
Glossary of More Than 250 Entries on Massage Treatments
Searchable Archive of More Than 1,000 Articles, from
Acupressure to Zen