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

Sep
28
Sat
Reflexology and Massage for High Performance Feet | Tom Maxson | 6 CE | Wilmington, NC @ PT by the Sea
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

 

Reflexology and Massage for High Performance Feet | Tom Maxson | 6 CE | Wilmington, NC

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

Performance means many things: Strength, Endurance, Flexibility, Adaptability, Intelligent Movement, and Fluidity. Many of our clients demand optimal performance from their feet and targeted skill is how we deliver these results. Certified Reflexologist Tom Maxson, LMBT will teach you techniques from Reflexology that will allow you to understand how the feet connect to the whole body, sports massage and connective tissue techniques that prepare the feet to move optimally under specific strain patterns from repetitive stress, and traditional Thai massage techniques that invigorate and energize fatigued, immobilized feet.

REGISTRATION:   9:00 am
CLASS TIME:          9:30 am – 4:30 pm

REGISTRATION FEE:   AMTA Member:  $48 | Non AMTA Member:  $96

PRESENTER:   Tom Maxson – NCBTMB #450679-08

PARTICIPANTS NEED TO BRING:
Massage Table (one per 2 Students)
Sheets
Towels
Face Cradle

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Sep
29
Sun
Effective Strategies for Plantar Fasciitis | Kay Warren | 8 CE | Greensboro NC @ Holistic Commons
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Class Description

This class is a revolutionary new approach to understanding and treating Plantar Fasciitis, utilizing more than three decades of clinical experience. Clients with Plantar Fasciitis who seek traditional treatments can spend between $200 – $3000 dollars in doctor’s visits, orthotics, physical therapy, and medications in the first year alone. You can help them be pain free in 4-8 weeks. This is a simple, extremely effective protocol you can use right away to help your clients get their lives back. This knowledge should be in everyone’s toolbox!

CE Hours:  8

Date:   September 29, 2019

Location: Holistic Commons; 123 Walnut Circle, Greensboro, NC 27409, USA

 

Registration Time:  8:30 am

Class Time:  9:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

Speaker:  Kay Warren, LMBT, NCBTMB ​Approved ​Provider ​# ​411

 

Registration Costs

AMTA Member: $64.00
Non-AMTA Member: $128.00

 

Participants Need to Bring:

Massage Tables, basic linens, a bolster, your preferred cream. Pen & paper for additional notes. Please bring or wear SHORTS. This class is heavily hands on, and we will be working right up to the knee

 

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Oct
12
Sat
Massage Professionals Against Human Trafficking (Ethics: Incl Std V) | Laura Landsiedel Ford | 3 CE | Wilmington, NC @ PT by the Sea
Oct 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

 

Massage Professionals Against Human Trafficking (Ethics: Incl Std V) | Laura Landsiedel Ford | 3 CE | Wilmington, NC

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

Learn about the illicit massage services and the labor and sex trafficking that hides behind these illicit services. Learn how these services hide in plain sight and how our profession is often confused by the public as participating in promotion of human trafficking. Learn about laws and loopholes that affect the suppression or proliferation of human trafficking hiding as spa services.

 

REGISTRATION: 9:00 am
CLASS TIME: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

REGISTRATION FEE: AMTA Member:  $24 | Non AMTA Member:  $48

PRESENTER: Laura Landsiedel Ford – NCBTMB #450679-08

Participants need to bring: Pen and Paper

 

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Paranasal Sinus Drainage | Sandy Mason | 4 CE | Wilmington, NC @ PT by the Sea
Oct 12 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

 

Class Description

This course provides hands-on instruction of innovative techniques derived from a wide variety of bodywork traditions – including lymphatic drainage, acupressure, myofascial release, Thai and energetic modalities – for application to the release of blockages in the paranasal sinus cavities.  Embellished with relevant theory, handouts, anatomy and physiology, this seminar adds the ability to offer relief to clients suffering from a vast variety of sinus ailments to the existing skills of practicing bodyworkers and massage therapists.

 

CE Hours:  4

Date:   October 12, 2019

Location:    PT by the Sea; 1721 Allen’s Lane, Suite 101; Wilmington, NC 28403, USA

 

Registration Time: 1:00 pm

Class Time:  1:30- 5:30 pm

 

Speaker: Sandy Mason, BA, LMBT, LMT, BCTMB

 

Registration Costs

AMTA Member: $32.00
Non-AMTA Member: $64.00

 

Participants Need to Bring:

Massage Table
Set of Sheets
Blanket
Bolster

 

Presenter Bio:

Sandy Mason has been a massage therapy instructor for over 16 years.  She is currently Clinical Education Coordinator and full-time Instructor at Forsyth Technical Community College in North Carolina, in both the entry-level and Associate Degree Therapeutic Massage Programs. Sandy is a NCBTMB Approved Provider and has presented classes for many AMTA-NC Units over the years, as well as the 2014 AMTA National Convention in Denver. Her passion for elevating educational standards for our profession is evident in her active roles in the AFMTE (Alliance for Massage Therapy Education) where she has helped to develop Teaching Standards for the industry, and currently serves on the Board of Directors as Treasurer. Sandy has most recently become one of the first 9 educators to receive official Teacher Certification status from The Alliance. She has been a textbook reviewer, contributing author and subject matter expert for exam development in the profession, and runs a private practice in Winston-Salem.

 

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Oct
13
Sun
Ethics: Scope of Practice | William Dickinson | 3 CE | Wilmington, NC @ PT by the Sea
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Ethics: Scope of Practice | William Dickinson | 3 CE | Wilmington, NC

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

It’s time to review, renew, and refresh scope of practice and it’s impact on the massage therapy profession. Ethics of touch matters and it matters that we maintain a clear sense of boundaries.

 

REGISTRATION:    9:30 am
CLASS TIME:    10:00 am – 1:00 pm

REGISTRATION FEE:    AMTA Member:  $24 | Non AMTA Member:  $48

PRESENTER:     William Dickinson – NCBTMB #450679-08

Participants need to bring:     Pen and Paper

 

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Massage & Fibromyalgia | William Dickinson | 4 CE | Wilmington, NC @ PT by the Sea
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Massage & Fibromyalgia | William Dickinson | 4 CE | Wilmington, NC

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

Massage and Fibromyalgia prepares massage therapists to safely and effectively provide care for clients who live with Fibromyalgia (FM). Each participant in this class will learn the medical definition of Fibromyalgia and how it may present in clients, considerations for treatment protocols, modifications, and contraindications in order to develop a solid understanding of this variable syndrome so that best possible care may be provided to his or her clients.

 

REGISTRATION:     1:30 pm
CLASS TIME:     2:00 – 6:00 pm

REGISTRATION FEE:     AMTA Member:  $32 | Non AMTA Member:  $64

PRESENTER:     William Dickinson – NCBTMB #450679-08

Participants need to bring:    Pen and Paper

 

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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.