Complimentary event materials now available

ABMP to Celebrate EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week, July 14 to 20, MASSAGE MagazineGolden, CO. Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) will celebrate its award-winning, 19th annual EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week July 14 through July 20. ABMP members nationwide are invited to hold grassroots events in their communities, including offering massage to those who may not normally experience massage therapy. The national event is designed to promote massage therapists as they benefit their communities.

Materials and supplies for 2013 are now available at no cost to massage therapists. ABMP members can access customizable materials online by logging in to It’s easy to create professional-looking posters, bannersand postcards that can be quickly personalized and printed. Members can also borrow a 6-foot by 3-foot color vinyl banner from ABMP; a deposit is required and the order deadline is July 1. Members can order a sample packet of materials by calling (877) 208-7546 and leaving their contact and mailing information.

ABMP serves the massage, bodywork and somatic therapy professionals, and is devoted to promoting ethical practices, fostering acceptance of the professions and protecting the rights of legitimate massage and bodywork practitioners. Headquartered in Golden, Colorado, ABMP is employee-owned and is the largest massage therapy membership organization in the nation, serving more than 80,000 massage therapist members. To learn more, visit To locate an ABMP massage therapist in your area, visit