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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Lymphatic Drainage – Full Course in Decongestive Therapy (CDT) 8:00 AM
Lymphatic Drainage – Full Course in Decongestive Therapy (CDT) @ The Teal Center
Dec 3 @ 8:00 AM – Dec 11 @ 7:00 PM
The Big Enchilada…135 hours of instruction is provided in the Full CDT Certification Course. This is comprised of two parts: 90 hours of classroom instruction and 45 hours of home study. Class hours are 8:00am–7:00pm
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Massage Meet Up in Richmond 12:00 PM
Massage Meet Up in Richmond @ Lotus School of Integrated Professionals
Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Massage Meet Up in Richmond @ Lotus School of Integrated Professionals | Richmond | Virginia | United States
Student Massage and/or Networking Your chance to get some great bodywork from local massage students at Lotus School of Massage – then migrate over to Tazza Kitchen in Short Pump for socializing afterwards. You will
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CPR/First Aid 10:00 AM
CPR/First Aid @ Potomac Massage Training Institute
Dec 17 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CPR/First Aid @ Potomac Massage Training Institute | Silver Spring | Maryland | United States
Adult CPR Covers checking an unconscious victim, checking a conscious victim, choking, unconscious choking, and CPR. This portion of the class runs approximately three hours.  The curriculum meets the standards of the American Heart Association and the
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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.

 

Rolfing, Connective Tissue, Structural Integration, How to become a rolfer

Contact John Latz directly to register for Basic or Advanced Connective Tissue Course. Basic in March 2017 Advanced in July 2017. John@JohnLatz.com Phone: 305-754-0983

 

QiGong, QiGong Awareness, Qi Gong Awareness, Chi Gong Awareness

QiGong Awareness coming to VA Beach in April 29 and 30, 2017.

 

 

 

AMTA in the News

Massage & Medication | 3.5 Credit Hours

Effects from many medications result from physiologic changes that require alteration of the massage session to prevent harm to clients. Get detailed information in this online CE course.

Massage & Medication: read more at source…

Video CE: Reading a Massage Research Article

To stay current in the massage therapy profession, research literacy is essential. Take your research skills to the next level with this online course.

Reading a Massage Research Article
3 Credit Hours

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Massage Therapy Makes a Great Gift

If you’re searching for the perfect gift for friends and family this holiday season, share the health benefits of massage by giving a massage therapy gift certificate.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We have a lot to be thankful for, especially our amazing members. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

AMTA’s office will be closed November 24-25, with normal business hours resuming November read more at source…