Chapter Events

Sep
7
Sat
Massage for the Modern Woman | Ashley Dwyer | 8 CE | Durham, NC @ Collective Wellness
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Date: September 7, 2019

Time:                 9:00am – 6:00pm (w/ 1 hour for lunch)
CE:                     8
Instructor:       Ashley Dwyer
Location:          Collective Wellness; 3326 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd; Bldg A Suite 230; Durham NC 27707

 

Registration Costs:

AMTA Member: $64
Non-AMTA Member: $128

Description:

In this class we will cover prenatal massage, massage for menstrual cramps,
menopause and prolapse.

Participants will need to bring:

Massage table
Set of linens
Massage lotion
Three pillows
Large towel
Pen/paper

 

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Sep
8
Sun
Ethics: From the Massage Forums | Ashley Dwyer | 3 CE | Durham, NC @ Collective Wellness
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Date: September 8, 2019

Time:                 10:00am – 1:00pm
CE:                     3
Instructor:       Ashley Dwyer
Location:          Collective Wellness; 3326 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd; Bldg A Suite 230; Durham NC 27707

 

Registration Costs:

AMTA Member: $24
Non-AMTA Member: $48

 

Description:

In this class we will cover ethical issues in the profession as taken from popular
massage forums.

 

Participants will need to bring:

Pen/paper

 

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AMTA NC Board Conference Call
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a Face to Face AMTA-NC BOD meeting

Oct
24
Thu
AMTA 2019 National Convention in Indianapolis
Oct 24 – Oct 26 all-day

NATIONAL CONVENTION

AMTA 2019 National Convention

October 24-26 | Indianapolis, IN

Check back in spring 2019 for registration information for the AMTA 2019 National Convention.

Nov
11
Mon
AMTA NC Board Conference Call
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a Board Conference Call. Members from AMTA NC are welcome to join in on our Conference calls. We use gotomeeting and are allowed up to 500 participants. Please come join us on our calls so you know what we are talking about and whats going on in our chapter.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/766972221
Call number (312) 757-3121

Access Code: 766-972-221

Aug
26
Wed
AMTA 2020 National Convention in Arizona
Aug 26 – Aug 29 all-day

More info to come

Aug
22
Sun
AMTA 2021 National Convention in Tampa
Aug 22 – Aug 29 all-day

More info to come

 

 

 

 


2018 Fall Convention

The 2018 Annual Fall Conference will be September 28th-29th at the Crystal Coast Civic Center

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Located at

3505 Arendell St

Morehead City, NC 28557

Classes that will be Available

Chair Massage for Career Longevity – 8 CE Hours

Ethics: Head, Hands & Heart – 3 CE Hours

Advanced Kinesiology – 4 CE Hours

Your Massage Toolbox: Individual Techniques for the Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist – 4 CE Hours

Your Massage Toolbox: Individual Techniques for the Hip, Knee and Ankle – 4 CE Hours

Your Massage Toolbox: Individual Techniques for the Cervical Spine – 4 CE Hours

Your Massage Toolbox: Individual Techniques for the Back & Sacral Region – 4 CE Hours

Intro to Natural Healing Remedies for the Hand, Foot, Head, Neck, and Sinus using Reflexology – 8 CE Hours

Un-Battening the Hatches: Treatment for Scar and Adhesion Conditions – 8 CE Hours

Compassionate Bodywork for Death and Dying – 8 CE Hours

Ethics of Information – 3 CE Hours

The Adventures of Captain Scapula – 4 CE Hours

Each class will have a drop down below that will give a description of the class and small bio about the presenter of the class. You will also find the Registration button there as well.

Agenda for Fall Conference

Registration Saturday morning (7:30am-8:00am)

(8:00am-5:00pm)

(8:00am-12:00pm)

(8:00am-11:00am)

(1:00pm-5:00pm)

(1:00pm-5:00pm)

Registration Sunday Morning (7:30am-8:00am)

Un-battening the Hatches: Treatment for Scar and Adhesion Conditions
Amy Tortorici 8 CE (8:00am-5:00pm)

(8:00am-5:00pm)

(8:00am-12:00pm)

(8:00am-12:00pm)

(1:00pm-4:00pm)

(1:00pm-5:00pm)

Hotel Information

HAMPTON INN & SUITES

118 Salter Path Road

Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512

Phone (252) 247-5118 Fax (252)247-5705

 

GUEST ROOM RATES: Standard 2 Double Beds Studio Rooms: $129.00 per night plus taxes Room rates

CUT-OFF DATE: Cut-off date for reservation block will be August 29, 2018. Any rooms not reserved in the block will be released as available at Best Available Rate.

RESERVATION METHOD Reservations will be made via individual call-in Individual Reservations (252) 247-5118 Guests are requested to ask for American Massage Therapy Association Block

Classes

CHAIR MASSAGE FOR CAREER LONGEVITY

$144 Members, $200 Non Members

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

David Palmer, may not have been the first to discover chair massage, but, like Columbus, he was the first to put it on the map. As a new therapist in 1995, I was lucky to have learned his method and have given thousands of chair massages to people of all ages in varied settings over the years. Chair massage is massage for the masses. Whether you are a new or experienced therapist, this work will make you a believer in how to ‘work smarter not harder’. Included are proper body mechanics to protect your most valuable asset: your hands. Learn routines that increase your professional visibility and how to assemble an effective marketing package. Whether you want to build an exclusive chair massage practice or grow your massage client base, this workshop is essential.

ETHICS: HEAD, HANDS & HEART

$54 Members, $75 Non Members

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Eastern Time)
Massage school teaches us how to work with our hands. Since our backgrounds are so varied, how do massage therapists learn to make heartfelt decisions and intelligent choices in our everyday practices? Included are the differences between ethics and religion, acceptable standards of behavior, feelings of right vs. wrong and ethics vs. the law. We will examine how to make focused decisions through lively discussions of ethical dilemmas in the massage and healthcare environment.

Introduction to Advanced Kinesiology

$72 Members, $100 Non Members
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Using basic knowledge of the musculosckeletal anatomy to aid in resolution of general body issues. LBP, Piriformis, common knee, plantar fasciitis, neck and shoulder, elbow, carpal tunnel, head aches, general back pain. This class will begin to dive deeper into the muscular AOINs and how they relate to these issues.

Your Massage Toolbox: Individual Techniques for the Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist

$72 Members, $100 Non Members
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)
During this class, attendees will be introduced to approximately 20-30 individual massage techniques for the Shoulder, Elbow, and Wrist. Each technique will be accompanied by a brief explanation as to how, when, and why each is utilized in a treatment; what are the indications and contraindications for each technique; whether each technique is appropriate in a clinical based and/or wellness based session; and what are the anticipated effects of each technique.  Along with each explanation, a demonstration of each technique and hands-on practice time will be incorporated into this “Tool Box” class for the Shoulder, Elbow, and Wrist. Finally, there will be a brief review of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Wrist anatomy.

Your Massage Toolbox: Individual Techniques for the Hip, Knee and Ankle

$72 Members, $100 Non Members
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
During this class, attendees will be introduced to approximately 20-30 individual massage techniques for the Hip, Knee, and Ankle.  Each technique will be accompanied by a brief explanation as to how, when, and why each is utilized in a treatment; what are the indications and contraindications for each technique; whether each technique is appropriate in a clinical based and/or wellness based session; and what are the anticipated effects of each technique.  Along with each explanation, a demonstration of each technique and hands-on practice time will be incorporated into this “Tool Box” class for the Hip, Knee, and Ankle.   Finally, there will be a brief review of the Hip, Knee, and Ankle anatomy.

Your Massage Toolbox: Individual Techniques for the Cervical Spine

$72 Members, $100 Non Members
Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)
During this class, attendees will be introduced to approximately 40 individual massage techniques for the cervical spine.  Each technique will be accompanied by a brief explanation as to how, when, and why each is utilized in a cervical treatment; what are the indications and contraindications for each technique; whether each technique is appropriate in a clinical based and/or wellness based session; and what are the anticipated effects of each technique.  Along with each explanation, a demonstration of each technique and hands-on practice time will be incorporated into this “Tool Box” class for the cervical spine.   Finally, there will be a brief review of the cervical anatomy.

Your Massage Toolbox: Individual Techniques for the Back & Sacral Region

$72 Members, $100 Non Members
Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
During this class, attendees will be introduced to approximately 20-30 individual massage techniques for the Back and Sacral Region.  Each technique will be accompanied by a brief explanation as to how, when, and why each is utilized in a back treatment, with an emphasis on LOW BACK PAIN; what are the indications and contraindications for each technique; whether each technique is appropriate in a clinical based and/or wellness based session; and what are the anticipated effects of each technique.  Along with each explanation, a demonstration of each technique and hands-on practice time will be incorporated into this “Tool Box” class for the back and sacral regions.   Finally, there will be a brief review of the low back and sacral anatomy.

Natural Healing Remedies for the Head, Neck and Sinus using Reflexology

$144 Members, $200 Non Members
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Students will learn HOW to effectively give pressure to the reflexology points in a specific mapped sequence for the bony and soft structures including: diaphragm, lung, trachea, ear, nose, eye, sinuses, jaw, teeth, pituitary and pineal glands, brain, cervical vertebrae, thyroid and other reflexology points of the human body. Students will apply knowledge and use techniques learned from the Introductory course on giving and receiving a safe Reflexology session. Students will watch a live demo in class followed by giving and receiving a supervised Reflexology trade with a class partner. Students will document supervised trade and have an open forum for questions and personal feedback from partner and class instructor.

Un-Battening the Hatches: Treatment for Scar and Adhesion Conditions

$144 Members, $200 Non Members
Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
This 8 hour continuing education course will guide the massage therapist in  proper application of scar mobilization and myofascial techniques for the treatment of dysfunction caused by scarring from surgery or other injury, adhesions due to chronic inflammatory conditions and related fascial restriction.  Class participants will learn about indications, cautions, and contraindications for applying such techniques.  Topics will include: draping, positioning, equipment, technique, and follow-up care.  Related anatomy, physiology and pathology will be discussed.

Compassionate Bodywork for Death and Dying

$144 Members, $200 Non Members
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
This one-day course offers an opportunity to move into a deeper life as a healer by exploring the concepts, and learning the hands-on-healing techniques of serving the dying patient.There is a renewed movement in the awakening of natural death and the call to helping people make their final transition with ease, deep meaning and less fear.This is an interactive course that includes a blend of large group discussion, case studies, experiential awareness exercises, skill development and hands on practice. Time is dedicated to creating a safe and nurturing space to explore this sensitive process.

Ethics of Information

$54 Members, $75 Non Members
Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)
In this course Therapist will explore the different types of information that they pass on to their clients. Therapist will learn what information is correct, incorrect, incomplete or undecided, helping therapist grasp the dangers of misinformation. Therapist will question long held and often incorrect beliefs and learn how to frame information using correct context, comprehension and articulation. Having proper awareness and understanding will help therapist remain professional and ethical while teaching their clients and the general population the correct application and benefits of Massage.

The Adventures of Captain Scapula

$72 Members, $100 Non Members

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)

In this class we adventure into the inner workings of the shoulder girdle with a focus on the Scapula. Captain Scapula has been trapped! In this episode, we will find out if Captain Scapula can escape and gain back its freedom! This class will explore Deep Tissue Techniques that will apply to the structure and function of the Scapula within the shoulder girdle. With these skills therapist will be able to fully comprehend the role that each muscle and bone plays in proper shoulder behavior. Therapist will comprehend the Scapulothoracic joint and how proper alignment allows the scapula to become free and mobile.

 

 

 

Spring 2018 Spring Conference

We would like to Thank Hand & Stone for sponsoring our Spring 2018 Conference!