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.



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AMTA in the News

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According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability read more at source…

Hands-On CE: Techniques for Sports Massage Therapists

Attend eight hours of intensive sports massage training at the AMTA 2016 National Convention, October 26-29 in Milwaukee. This course counts toward the new AMTA/NCBTMB Sports Massage Specialty Certificate read more at source…

Massage + Research CE Courses

Research literacy helps you market your massage practice to clients and your skills to other professionals. Understand how to find, decipher, evaluate and discern what is legitimate research in the read more at source…

AMTA & NCBTMB Launch New Sports Massage Certificate Program

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) are excited to announce a new sports massage certificate program for massage read more at source…