- Elementary Touch Education
- Feldenkrais and Hanna Somatics for Maintenance and Pain Management
- A new textbook about touch and children
- The “Death” of On-Site Massage
- France recognizes seated massage as an occupational title
- What it is like to attend a TouchPro training
- The History Channel Features the Massage Chair
- The Genetic Roots of Massage
- What we need to know about touch
- Why Do We Touch?
Tag Archives: AMTA
The Travolta Clause
When John Doe #1 recently filed suit over John Travolta’s wandering hands in the massage room my immediate reaction was, “Well, there goes the first shoe.” Sure enough, over the next few weeks other massage practitioners came out of the … Continue reading
Posted in Business, In the News Tagged abmp, AMTA, John Travolta, sexual advances 6 Comments
How Sticky is Massage?
In the world wide web, “stickiness” refers to how long you can keep a user on your website or how often you can get them to return. It is a measure of user engagement and loyalty. So how loyal and … Continue reading
Posted in Business Tagged abmp, AMTA, massage 8 Comments
How Massage Became Therapy
The year was 1983 and the oldest national association of massage practitioners was about to change the face of an industry by turning “massage” into “massage therapy.” This is the story of what led up to that moment. The association … Continue reading
Posted in History, Politics Tagged AMTA, David Palmer, history, massage, massage therapy 11 Comments
Is it time for massage to embrace touch?
Which profession should hold the keys to the storehouse that contains all of the world’s knowledge about human touch? Besides bodyworkers, is there any other (legal) occupation with more practical and theoretical knowledge about touch? I don’t think so and … Continue reading
Posted in Education, Politics, Touch Tagged AMTA, massage, massage school, massage therapy, touch 28 Comments