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Massage & Bodywork magazine

Massage & Bodywork is the bimonthly publication of ABMP. Our goals are to promote professionalism, stimulate healthy dialogue, and expand the knowledge of those in the field to advance their success.

Website: http://www.massageandbodywork.com
Location: Genesee, Colorado
Members: 153
Latest Activity: Feb 19

Discussion Forum

Environmentally Friendly MTs 1 Reply

Hey, MTs, What do you do to make your practice more environmentally friendly? Continue

Started by Darren Buford. Last reply by Geoff Pritchard Jul 25, 2012.

Is Swedish massage dead? 12 Replies

Now that you've had some time to digest the new article from Anne Williams in the November/December 2009 issue, is Swedish massage dead in your practice?

Started by Darren Buford. Last reply by Lori Mears Jun 13, 2011.

Best Massage Ever 4 Replies

Tell us about the best massage you've ever given. Who was it for, when, and where? What made it special? 

Started by Darren Buford. Last reply by Marissa Nov 25, 2010.

Energy Vampires 1 Reply

Have you ever had a client who was an "energy vampire"? Let us know how you overcame the situation. 

Started by Darren Buford. Last reply by Laszlo Sas LMT Oct 4, 2010.

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Comment by Darren Buford on February 19, 2016 at 12:18pm

The March/April 2016 digital edition of Massage & Bodywork magazine is now available

In this issue:

Integrating Science with Technique

A thorough understanding of the science of myofascial tissue and the application of critical thinking skills can enrich and empower manual therapy skills. This expert helps reintegrate your knowledge of science and technique to inform your ability to deliver more effective bodywork.

By Joseph E. Muscolino, DC

 

Build A Financially Rewarding Practice

This continuing education provider and bodyworker shares insights gained from students over decades of teaching and empowering practitioners.

By Art Riggs

 

Earthing: A New Perspective on Burnout

Find out about the concept of “Earthing” and how it can help ground and fortify MTs and bodyworkers.

By James L. Oschman, PhD

 

Clothes Encounters

Here are some functional and fun tips about how to preserve your personal flair while polishing your professional image. Even if you’re uniform-challenged, you can shine!

By Susan Epperly

 

The Benefits of Multi-Hands Study Groups

Massage therapy is one career where professionals can (and should) benefit from trading sessions with peers. Learn from this therapist’s rich experiences in sessions involving two—or more—practitioners.

By Jana Panter, ND

 

... and more!

Comment by Darren Buford on October 28, 2015 at 2:36pm

The November/December 2015 digital edition of Massage & Bodywork magazine is now available: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/588318-november-december-2015

In this issue:

Massage for Moms-to-Be
Massaging a pregnant woman is an honor and a privilege, and this rewarding specialty comes with tremendous responsibility. Explore how competent and appropriate training is essential for the safety of mother and baby.
By Elaine Stillerman
www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/588318-november-december-2015/52

Baby Watch
Massage for expectant mothers is more comprehensive than you may think. Bodywork for women’s necks and extremities is crucial.
By Carole Osborne
www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/588318-november-december-2015/64

8 Tips for Getting Your Practice Started
It’s the rare MT who has unlimited funds to kick-start a practice. Here are some fresh ideas for bootstrapping your way to success.
By Susan Epperly
www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/588318-november-december-2015/76

Help Clients Manage Chronic Pain
More than 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. This discussion of pain models provides some solutions for your clients.
By Mark Liskey
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... and more!

Comment by Darren Buford on April 23, 2014 at 11:39am

The May/June 2014 digital edition of Massage & Bodywork magazine is now available: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/296580

In this issue: 

Craniosacral Work

Whether you practice craniosacral work as a stand-alone therapy or integrate it with other forms of bodywork, it's crucial to understand the difference between techniques and therapy. http://www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/296580/60

Craniosacral Therapy & Infants

Learn how this modality can help ease restrictions in the tiniest of clients and give them a healthy start in life. http://www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/296580/68

Essence and Form

There's a synergy happening between polarity therapy and biodynamic craniosacral therapy. Learn how your work can benefit. http://www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/296580/76

6 Short Stories About Connective Tissue

The author of Trail Guide to the Body shares insights in this excerpt from his upcoming book. http://www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/296580/84

10 Rules to Work By

Following these rules can help strengthen your practice and hone your management skills. http://www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/296580/96

... and more! 

To see a library of all of our digital issues, visit: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com

Comment by Shirley Knapp on March 20, 2014 at 9:24am

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Comment by Darren Buford on December 20, 2013 at 1:41pm

The January/February 2014 digital edition of Massage & Bodywork magazine is now available: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/230373

In this issue: 

The Fainting Mystery by Eric Brown

What's behind this mysterious and dangerous phenomenon? Discover how you can keep it from happening to your clients and what to do if it occurs. 

How to Work with a Chiropractor by W. David Bond, DC

Discover the many ways MTs and DCs can create win-win health-care partnerships. 

Choose Your Yesses by Heidi Smith Luedtke

Setting boundaries can help you take care of yourself, boost your practice, and serve your clients. 

Breaking New Ground by Charlotte Michael Versagi

Massage has solutions for clients suffering the pain of neuropathy. Learn how you can help. 

... and more! 

To see a library of all of our digital issues, visit: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com

Comment by Shirley Knapp on November 13, 2013 at 11:13am

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Comment by Darren Buford on October 23, 2013 at 2:54pm

The November/December 2013 digital edition of Massage & Bodywork magazine is now available. www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/196551

In this issue: 

Get More Clients with Online Reviews. 

Word of mouth is powerful. Word of mouth through the Internet, even more so. 

Crowdsourcing.

Need a logo? Use this tool to ask the experts for help. 

Get Press for Your Practice. 

Appearing in the media is a great way to increase the visibility of your practice. 

On the Radio.

Traditional and Internet radio are thriving. Learn how MTs can expand their reach. 

Bodywork for the Eyes. 

Poor vision habits increase body tension. Discover what bodyworkers can do to remedy the effects. 

Energy Release. 

Protect yourself from clients' energy releases during treatments. 

Adding Employees. 

Springboard your practice to the next level by hiring help. 

To see a library of all of our digital issues, visit: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com

Comment by Darren Buford on February 21, 2013 at 12:23pm

The March/April 2013 digital edition of Massage & Bodywork magazine is now available. www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/108504

In this issue: 

• Farm to (Massage) Table. Set your sessions apart, save money, and enjoy growing your own herbs with these easy tips. 

• Let's Talk About ... Um ... Erections. Yes, they happen. Here's wisdom on how to respond appropriately and professionally. 

• PTSD & Reflexology. Posttraumatic stress is common in our society, but this expert has solutions for your clients. 

• After Hurricane Sandy. The grassroots effort Massage Without Borders was launched by MTs for MTs. 

• Body-Mind Mechanics. This alternative paradigm blends a variety of factors into ergonomics to help sustain your practice. 

• Referring Out. When your clients' needs are outside your scope of practice, here's advice on where to turn and partner. 

To see a library of all of our digital issues, visit: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com

Comment by Darren Buford on December 18, 2012 at 5:07pm

The January/February 2013 digital edition of Massage & Bodywork is now available. www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/97768

In this issue: 

• Your Best Year Ever. 12 month-by-month strategies you can implement to keep your business humming year-round. 

• Don't Burn Out. Advice from a massage veteran will help you protect your body and sustain your practice. 

• Hiding in Plain Sight. Human trafficking is ugly, but real. See what is being done in the United States to curb this evil. 

• Massage is Legal; Human Trafficking is Not. Learn how you can educate the public about the divide between therapeutic work and the sex trade. 

• Breath for Balance. Help clients shed their stress before a session. 

• The Pelvic Lift. Try this Rolf-approved session finisher. 

To see a library of all of our digital issues, visit: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com

Comment by Darren Buford on October 22, 2012 at 11:18am

The November/December 2012 digital edition of Massage & Bodywork is now available. In this issue:

• Learn how informed massage sessions can help bring welcome relief to your clients affected by multiple sclerosis. 

• Discover how to cultivate and maintain mindfulness with the power of presence. 

• Find the right accountant to help you avoid costly mistakes. 

• Read how one Rolfing practitioner salvaged the hockey career of legend Gordie Howe. 

• Learn how therapeutic kinesiology, the science of human movement, holds many lessons for MTs and clients. 

Check out the latest issue now: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/87297

To see a library of all of our digital issues, visit: www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com

 

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