Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) is a professional membership association founded in 1987 to provide massage, bodywork, and somatic therapies practitioners with professional services, information, and public and regulatory advocacy. ABMP is devoted to promoting ethical practices, protecting the rights of practitioners, and educating the public regarding the benefits of massage and bodywork. Its current membership totals more than 79,000. Members must meet strict educational requirements and adhere to a published code of ethics.
We are proud members of Panhandle Association of Massage Practitioners (PAMP)
Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) is an independent, private, nonprofit organization that was founded in 1992 to establish a certification program and uphold a national standard of excellence.
National Certification is the highest credential in the field. Today there are nearly 90,000 Nationally Certified Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers. As of this writing, there are 7 in Amarillo. In Texas, it is not a requirement, but a choice to become certified. With that choice certain standards of excellence must be followed, along with additional continuing education requirements, & a rigorous standardized test to ensure skill mastery & knowledge.
Visit NCBTMB to learn more about what it means to be nationally certified.