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EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week is July 14-20, 2013: Complimentary Event Materials Now Available
April 10, 2013

EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week is July 15-21, 2012
Complimentary Event Materials are Now Available

March 19, 2012

Survey Shows Recession's Impact on Massage Schools
April 21, 2011

ABMP is an American Massage Conference
Global Education Sponsor for 2011

March 7, 2011

ABMP's School Issues Forum is Sold Out
Waiting List Started for Educators Wishing to Attend

February 25, 2011

EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week is July 17 to 23
Complimentary Event Materials are Now Available to Members and Non-members

February 22, 2011

Angie Parris-Raney to Lead New ABMP/ASCP Advertising Team
Mary Campbell Promoted to Advertising Coordinator

February 17, 2011

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) Releases Biennial Research on Massage School Operations
Changes in Financial Aid Mix Since 2008

December 14, 2010

ABMP Announces 2011 School Workshop Tour to 27 Cities
Instructors on the Front Lines Addresses Student Motivation and Learning

December 8, 2010

ABMP Celebrates 50th Webinar This Week
Archived and Future Sessions Now Eligible for CE Credit

September 13, 2010

ABMP Unveils Improved Website Builder
Includes User-friendly Tools and Unlimited Pages for ABMP Members

September 7, 2010

ABMP Responds To Statements Made By IMA Owner Will Green On Closure Of IMA Group
July 22, 2010

ABMP Offers ABC's "The View" Hosts A Complimentary Massage Therapy Session In Conjunction With EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week,
July 18 To 24

July 9, 2010

Les Sweeney (L) Mike Hinkle (R)Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals again Named 'Association of the Year' at World Massage Festival
July 6, 2010

ABMP Releases New Data on Massage Therapist Population
   Concentration of Massage Therapists by State
   Population of Massage Therapists by State
April 22, 2010

ABMP Opens Online Registration for 14th School Issues Forum in April
Introduces Instructor Training Program

February 18, 2010

EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week is July 18–24
Charitable and Educational Events Benefit Communities

February 18, 2010

ABMP Introduces Online Continuing Education Courses
Interactive Video, Audio and Exercises Enhance Learning

December 17, 2009

ABMP Offers 'Cold and Flu Safety' Webinar
September 10, 2009

ABMP Launches Social Media Website to Connect, Inform and Inspire Massage Therapists
July 6, 2009

ABMP Wins Three Awards for Publishing Excellence
May 6, 2009

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals Named 'Association Of The Year' at World Massage Festival
April 28, 2009

Massage School Enrollment and Number of Graduates Continues Decline
March 24, 2009

National Consumer Research Shows Many Americans More Stressed Than a Year Ago
Most 2008 massage users sought ‘stress relief, relaxation and restoration’

March 5, 2009

Working Toward a Common Goal
ABMP Applauds AMTA Recognition of MBLEx

January 27, 2009

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals Unveils Redesigned Website at
December 3, 2008

ABMP’S Digital Massage & Bodywork Takes Gold Marcom Award
October 31, 2008

Digital Edition of Massage & Bodywork magazine Launched
August 8, 2008

ABMP-Commissioned Profession Survey Finds Massage Therapists Upbeat in Troubled Economy
July 2, 2008

ABMP Wins Six Awards From Leading Publishing Organization
July 1, 2008

Massage Therapist Population Tops 278,000; Jumps More Than 15 Percent Since 2006
   Population of Massage Therapists by State
   Concentration of Massage Therapists by State
March 6, 2008

Katie Armitage Named Day Spa Association Person of The Year
February 12, 2008

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals Sponsors Groundbreaking Textbook on Massage Instruction
Joins Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in Boosting Teaching Skills
January 31, 2008

Consumer Trends Combine to Make Massage Therapy Gift Certificates an
Ideal Gift

November 14, 2007

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals Marks 61,000 Members and 20 Years Serving Profession with $20,000 in Donations to Massage Therapy Organizations
October 23, 2007

ABMP Launches Comprehensive Education Initiative
August 15, 2007

ABMP's Consumer Education Website Wins Prestigious Design Award
July 18, 2007

Massage School Enrollment and Number of Graduates Declines
April 4, 2007

Increase in Popularity of Massage Therapy, Especially with Men
February 14, 2007

Massage Therapists Report Boom in Massage Gift Certificate Sales
November 14, 2006

ABMP Makes Lead Grant to Promote Massage for Back Pain Relief
September 13, 2006

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