AMTA-Virginia Chapter serves our members by fostering member engagement and providing opportunities for professional development.  Members have the opportunity to earn continuing education hours at the Annual VA State Conference (photos from 2016 here). The Board of the AMTA-VA Chapter encourages members to network and volunteer in various ways:

  • Assist editing the newsletter
  • Write articles for the newsletter and blog
  • Doing simple data entry to keep member records up to date
  • Planning chapter educational events
  • Planning community awareness events

VA Chapter members receive an award-winning electronic newsletter, Virginia In Touch, so that all are informed about Chapter activities.Prospective and current member can connect with the Chapter Board thru the Facebook page.  facebook.com/AMTAVirginiaChapter

 

 

Upcoming Events

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Free Friday Night Lecture – Deliver Workshops That Bring in Clients 6:30 PM
Free Friday Night Lecture – Deliver Workshops That Bring in Clients @ Potomac Massage Training Institute
Sep 9 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Free Friday Night Lecture - Deliver Workshops That Bring in Clients @ Potomac Massage Training Institute | Silver Spring | Maryland | United States
The free Friday Night Lecture Series continues by teaching how to design a free lecture of your own! Want to bring in new clients to your private practice? Enjoy teaching or training but don’t know
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Business of Ethics 9:00 AM
Business of Ethics @ Teal Center
Sep 12 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Business of Ethics @ Teal Center | Arlington | Virginia | United States
This is NOT your standard ‘ethics’ class:  This class offers you an opportunity to fulfill the required Standard V Ethics training and explore the business side of your practice. What to expect?  You and NCBTMB
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The Art of Touch: An Introduction to Shiatsu 9:00 AM
The Art of Touch: An Introduction to Shiatsu @ Potomac Massage Training Institute
Sep 17 @ 9:00 AM – Sep 18 @ 6:00 PM
The Art of Touch: An Introduction to Shiatsu @ Potomac Massage Training Institute | Silver Spring | Maryland | United States
Instructor Dee Weir will guide students thru how Asian Bodywork/Shiatsu employs gentle and rhythmic pressure on acupressure points to loosen muscles and connective tissue to promote healing. Working with the same energy/meridian system as in
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Sun Style Tai Chi 10:00 AM
Sun Style Tai Chi @ Cayce/Reilly School of Massage
Sep 18 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun Style Tai Chi @ Cayce/Reilly School of Massage  | Virginia Beach | Virginia | United States
Instructor Ann Swanson demonstrates why Tai chi is one of the most effective exercises to improve health and well being. It is an ancient exercise, with great depth, requiring no special equipment. No matter your age or
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Free Friday Night Lecture – Acupressure for Body, Mind & Spirit 6:30 PM
Free Friday Night Lecture – Acupressure for Body, Mind & Spirit @ Potomac Massage Training Institute
Sep 23 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Free Friday Night Lecture - Acupressure for Body, Mind & Spirit @ Potomac Massage Training Institute | Silver Spring | Maryland | United States
Join Alison Babil, LMT and Intuitive Reader as she shares insights into Acupressure. This ancient healing modality utilizes gentle finger pressure at specific points, or energy windows, along the body to bring about balance and healing
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Fusion Coffee 9:00 AM
Fusion Coffee @ The Teal Center
Sep 27 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Fusion Coffee @ The Teal Center | Arlington | Virginia | United States
What Inspires You? What Sustains You? Craving connection with colleagues? Seeking inspiration to deepen your practice? Curious about trends in — and challenges facing — the massage industry? In the mood for some good old-fashioned networking with
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Working With Professional Athletes: How to Avoid Common Mistakes When Working with Common Injuries 5:00 PM
Working With Professional Athletes: How to Avoid Common Mistakes When Working with Common Injuries @ Navy Federal Credit Union
Sep 30 @ 5:00 PM – Oct 1 @ 3:00 PM
Join longtime massage therapist, Jodi Scholes, to discover: How to know if/when you’re qualified to work with professional athletes How to be an asset to a pro versus a liability-How to create a network where

 

continuing education, classes, Teal Center, CEUs, yoga, thai massage, CPR

Since 1990 the Teal Center has been providing quality education at affordable prices. Known for their affiliation with VA Hospital Center, their 5 star reputation and beautiful classroom makes taking courses here a delight.

sports massage, professional athletes, athletes, sports injuries

Ever dreamed of working with elite athletes? Instructor Jodi Scholes spent 10 seasons as the massage therapist for D.C.United, Major League Soccer. She also worked with U.S.Track & Field athletes from Virginia, Maryland and D.C. Bio at. More details at www.jodischoles.com/services

 

 

Interested in advertising on the AMTA VA website? This space could be yours for as little as $50. Contact the 1stVP@amta.org for more details.

Interested in advertising on the AMTA VA website? This space could be yours for as little as $50. Contact the 1stVP@amta.org for more details.

 

 

AMTA in the News

Hand & Forearm Self-Care for Massage Therapists

Keeping your hands in great shape can make or break the longevity of your massage career. Below are three self-care resources for your hands, wrists and forearms.

1. Online CE: Healthy read more at source…

Register Online by 9/26 to See Robin Roberts

Online registration ends September 26 for the AMTA 2016 National Convention, October 26-29 in Milwaukee. Don’t miss your chance to be inspired by cancer survivor, athlete and Good Morning read more at source…

AMTA 2017 Schools Summit-Registration Now Open

Join your peers in Boston, Massachusetts, for the largest gathering of massage schools and educators!

The AMTA 2017 Schools Summit will take place February 23-24, 2017 at the Westin Boston read more at source…

Pain Awareness Month

Consider the Health Benefits of Massage Therapy during Pain Awareness Month

Pain is a major public health concern, affecting approximately 100 million Americans.

Massage therapy is commonly used among people seeking pain read more at source…