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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Healthcare Provider CPR 10:00 AM
Healthcare Provider CPR @ Potomac Massage Training Institute
Jan 7 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Healthcare Provider CPR @ Potomac Massage Training Institute | Silver Spring | Maryland | United States
Please note: New regulations in Maryland for LMTs explain that the Health Care Provider CPR is required prior to re-licensing. Red Cross Certified class. Learn Adult and Infant CPR, including mouth-to-mouth (on synthetic medical CPR
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Fusion Coffee – Make Your Referral List Sing – Northern VA 7:00 PM
Fusion Coffee – Make Your Referral List Sing – Northern VA @ The Teal Center
Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Fusion Coffee - Make Your Referral List Sing - Northern VA @ The Teal Center | Arlington | Virginia | United States
Calling all healthcare providers! The theme of this monthly Fusion Coffee event is Make Your Referral List Sing… So what is all that about? We are inviting our trusted healthcare providers to join us in
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CPR/First Aid 10:00 AM
CPR/First Aid @ Potomac Massage Training Institute
Jan 22 @ 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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Fusion Coffee – Norfolk, VA Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk 7:00 PM
Fusion Coffee – Norfolk, VA Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk @ Centura College
Jan 26 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Fusion Coffee - Norfolk, VA Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk @ Centura College | Chesapeake | Virginia | United States
Come meet your fellow massage therapists in the Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Suffolk areas as we discuss the new licensure law, and post-mastectomy manual lymphatic drainage. Click here for the study we are reading
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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.

 

 

 

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Massage & Joint Replacements CE

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Manage Winter Aches & Pains With Massage

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