Chapter Events

Mar
4
Mon
Aromatherapy Essentials: Fragrant Minds (5 CE hours) – CLASS FULL – REGISTRATION CLOSED @ Apex Retreat
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

CLASS FULL – REGISTRATION CLOSED

 

Aromatherapy Essentials:  Fragrant Minds  (5 CE Hours)

Instructor:  Fernanda Santiago

Apex Retreat – 309 S. Elm Street; Apex, NC  27603

 

Expand your knowledge base while enhancing your sessions and improving self-care with the use of botanical essences. This class will reveal the traditional uses and science on how aromas affect our mood, emotions and respiratory health. You will learn how essential oils can help relieve stress, tension, anxiety and more. This class was created by an Experienced, Certified Aromatherapist. Learn how to support emotional balance with Aromatherapy.

All materials, such as ingredients to create Aromatherapy Inhalers, will be included. Worksheets will be provided with recipes and references so that students can refer to them after completing the course. We will discuss 11 Essential Oils, their botanical background, as well as their functions. Students can take home their class projects for personal use.

This class is approved by the NCBTMB for 5 CE hours for NC LMBTs.

Participants need to bring:
Pen and Paper for taking notes
Each participant should wear comfortable clothing (possibly layers)

Registration:  $60 AMTA Member  |   $90 Non-Member

Monday, March 4, 2024
Registration: 9:30 am
Class:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location:  Apex Retreat; 309 S. Elm Street; Apex, NC  27603

 

“Volunteers and attendees will be required to adhere to the most current CDC recommendations as well as state, local, and venue requirements in effect at the time of the event.”

 

 

Apr
5
Fri
2024 AMTA-NC Annual Convention & Business Meeting @ Hilton Charlotte University Place
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm

Click Here to For More Information and to Register

 

Please plan to join us for our 2024 Annual Convention & Business Meeting!

 

April 5 – 7, 2024

Hilton Charlotte University Place
8629 J.M. Keynes Drive; Charlotte, NC  28262

 

Greetings AMTA-NC Members and NC LMBTs!

 

2024 marks the 40th Year Anniversary of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association!  We are excited and hope that you will join us in Charlotte to celebrate!

Please join us on Friday morning for our annual business meeting followed by your choice of one of three Ethics presentations in the afternoon that will be FREE for AMTA Members!

On Saturday and Sunday, we will have more great Continuing Education opportunities!  Check out the list of Speakers below to see who is coming.  For a continuing education agenda that includes a price list, please click here

On Saturday evening, we will have a social to celebrate and network!  Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Come meet and network with some of your colleagues, presenters, chapter volunteers as well as exhibitors!

For Students, we have coordinated another MBLEx Prep class that will be led by Laura Allen on Saturday.

 

We look forward to seeing you and hope that you will join us in Charlotte in April of 2024

 

We would like to also address that some of you may still be dealing with financial concerns due to COVID-19. With this in mind, we wanted to make this opportunity more financially feasible to everyone.  Therefore, please know that we will be offering a “partial payments” option at checkout on the payment screen.  This will allow you to make payments in minimal increments of $50 until paid in full or by March 29, 2024, whichever occurs first.

 

Cancellation Policies:

  • Must cancel 14 days or more from class date to receive a full refund.
  • Any cancellations made between 9-13 days from class will receive 1/2 of registration fee refunded.
  • Any cancellations made between 4-8 days from class will receive 1/4 of registration fee refunded.
  • No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than 4 days before class, on the day of class or are a no-show.

 

 

Click Here to For More Information and to Register

 

 

Speakers

Take a look at our speakers scheduled for this event.

 

Dr. Ben Benjamin
Eric Stephenson
Troy Lavigne
Catherine Ryan
Elisa DiFalco
Cindy E. Farrar
Dustin Donahue
William Dickinson
Laura Allen
May
11
Sat
What The Cup!? Introduction to Cupping Therapy & Orthopedic Cupping for the Lower Extremities (16 Total CE Hours) @ WNC School of Massage
May 11 @ 9:00 am – May 12 @ 6:00 pm

What The Cup!? Introduction to Cupping Therapy & Orthopedic Cupping for the Lower Extremities (16 Total CE Hours)

Presenter: Dr. Joi Edwards

Day 1 – What the Cup!? Introduction to Cupping TherapyLearn how to use silicone cups in ways you never thought imaginable! What the Cup is a fresh look into the world of cupping therapy taught from an orthopedic perspective. Therapists will easily learn the basics of cupping including techniques for specific orthopedic conditions, the science behind cupping and injury, the superpowers of each cup, marketing for cupping therapists, application, documentation, safety and much, much, more!
 
Day 2 – What the Cup 4 – Orthopedic Cupping for the Lower ExtremitiesTake your cupping to new heights as you treat orthopedic conditions of the lower extremities! As part of the What the Cup series, What the Cup 4 builds upon foundational techniques and principles taught in the introduction class and combines them with intermediate and advanced level techniques for the treatment of specific orthopedic, lower extremity conditions such as plantar fasciitis, piriformis syndrome and hamstring strains.

 

These classes are approved by the NCBTMB for a total of 16 CE hours for NC LMBTs.

 

Location:  WNC School of Massage;  707 Haywood Road, Suite 001;  Asheville, NC  28806.

 

Each participant should wear comfortable clothing (possibly layers)

Participants need to bring:

  • Sheets 
  • Massage Oil/Lotion 
  • Facility will have Massage Tables for participant usage

 

Registration Fee:  $180 AMTA Member  |   $260 Non-Member

 

May 11-12, 2024
9:00 am – 6:00 pm each day with an hour break for lunch

 

Click Here to Register

 

“Volunteers and attendees will be required to adhere to the most current CDC recommendations as well as state, local, and venue requirements in effect at the time of the event.”

 

Cancellation Policies:

  • Must cancel 10 days or more from class date to receive a full refund. 
  • Any cancellations made between 5-9 days from class will receive 1/2 of the registration fee refunded. 
  • Any cancellations made between 2-4 days from class will receive 1/4 of the registration fee refunded. 
  • No refunds will be granted for cancellations made the day before class, on the day of class or are a no-show.