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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An Evidence Based Approach to Cranial Manipulation (Advanced Level 1) 12:00 PM
An Evidence Based Approach to Cranial Manipulation (Advanced Level 1) @ Teal Center
Aug 19 @ 12:00 PM – Aug 21 @ 5:00 PM
In this class we will review the history, theory and mechanics of CranioSacral Therapy (CST), Levels 1, 2 and 3 and present anatomical structures and metaphysical implications of the major bones of the skull and
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Healwell Oncolgoy Massage 101 8:30 AM
Healwell Oncolgoy Massage 101 @ Teal Center
Aug 26 @ 8:30 AM – Aug 28 @ 5:30 PM
CE’s: 24 Approved for Continuing Education Hours: NCBTMB and Florida Prerequisites: Must be a practicing massage therapist Required Reading: Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer, by Gayle MacDonald, MS, LMT This 3-day course
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Instructor Tatiana Tchamouroff was the official massage therapist of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team in Washington D.C.

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