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Jul
13
Sat
Fascia to Function: Instrumented Soft Tissue Mobilization @ National Holistic Institute - Sacramento Campus
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm

Session Description
Earn 16 CE

Our “touch” can never be replaced, although there are other Instruments and techniques that broaden our sensitivities without causing pain or bruising. This 2 Day 16 hour Certification Workshop will extend the life of your hands, your career, prevent overuse injury and grow your client base. Join our practical “hands on” workshop and learn which features, bevels, angles of application meet your client’s needs while releasing collagenous scar tissue in multiple planes of motion.

Instructor: Gary Lang

Training Session Cost

Early Bird Pricing – Register by Saturday, June 22 (16 Spots Only)
AMTA Members: $180
Non-Members: $230

Regular Price – Register by Thursday, July 11
AMTA Members: $220
Non-Members: $270

Late Registration Price – After Friday, July 12 and the first day of the class*
AMTA Members: $260
Non-Members: $300

Date and Time
Saturday, July 13, 2024
Sunday, July 14, 2024
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Location
National Holistic Institute – Sacramento Campus
1610 Arden Way #110
Sacramento, CA 95815

What to Bring
Please bring 2 sets of sheets and hand towels. Dress in shorts/tank tops/sports bra for ease of access for table work.

Jul
24
Wed
Integrating Digital Tools and Platforms Into Your Massage Therapy Practice
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Session Description
CE: 3.0

Once you have started using digital tools and platforms, it is important to look at how they are supporting your practice and keeping your clients engaged.

We will discuss what digital tools and platforms you are currently using. We will examine how they are and are not working. We will discuss and demonstrate how they integrate into your practice and with each other, and we will identify the steps to improve and strengthen your digital tool and platform system.

Speaker:
Melissa Martinie

Training Session Cost:
AMTA Member: $45
Non-Member: $55

Date and Time:
Wednesday, July 24th

Location:
Distance Learning (Online)

Note From The Speaker:

“Using DTP is an intro class. It also helps MT’s think about why they use technology in their practice.  It’s the building blocks for a communication/practice strategy.

Integrating DTP is for those who are already using technology and want to take a step back to be more intentional about it and fine tune it.”

Sep
12
Thu
AMTA National Convention
Sep 12 – Sep 14 all-day

Register for the AMTA 2024 National Convention

Join your massage therapy community September 12th-14th in Tampa, Florida!

Online registration is now open through August 26th! Plus get $50 off with special Early Bird pricing through August 16th.

On-site registration will also be available. To register on-site, you can visit the registration desk in the Tampa Convention Center, beginning at 11am on Wednesday, September 11th.

CLICK HERE for more info!

Sep
14
Sat
Bike MS Waves to Wine Ride, San Francisco @ SOMO Village
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Bike MS® Waves to Wine Ride, San Francisco
Date and Time:
Saturday, September 14, 2024 10:00AM – 6:00PM PDT
Location Information:
SOMO Village  1100 Valley House Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928

**Please note only AMTA members can register for this event.

Coordinator: Anna Beltran (Anna@OpenToSerenity.com)

This century bike ride (100 miles) joins a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS one pedal stroke at a time. This ride begins at Levi’s Plaza (100 and 75 mile ride) and makes its way through the coast and hills of San Francisco to a finish at SOMO Village, Rohnert Park, all while raising funds and awareness of Multiple Sclerosis.

Only the California Chapter massage therapists will provide massages to The 100(ish) Club Riders.  These riders are aware that they will be treated to a massage at the end of their ride, for their efforts in fundraising.

These athletes are very local, primarily coming from the San Francisco Bay and surrounding areas.  This is a great opportunity to grow your practice, so please bring your business cards!  Historically, tips from the riders have been very generous!

AMTA CA will also be promoting our National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® (October 20-26) and FindAMassageTherapist.org® while working with the MS Society at this event.

What we need from you: 
Register through CVENT to be a volunteer. Arrive by 9am! to unload and set up. Bring your massage table and/or chair.  Dress comfortably, but professional.  We will be outdoors under tents.  Weather/Temperatures change throughout the day, so dress accordingly. Remember to Bring Your Business Cards!!  We should be done and able to leave the event by 6pm.  You are welcome to stay longer to enjoy the festivities with your bracelet.

The Chapter and MS will provide bracelets, name tags, business card rack, table cleaner, hand sanitizer, disposable face cradle covers, gloves, masks (if desired or required by the event), sign in/waivers/consent to touch for the athletes, chairs, top sheets, food drink, possible T-shirts and swag bag.

Updates may be made closer to the event by the coordinators at MS. Expect a “Know Before You Go” at least a week before the event.

Anna Beltran will be your contact on site. If you have questions, please contact Anna at Anna@OpenToSerenity.com or at (408) 905-7066. We look forward to you joining us for our Full-Chapter Community Outreach Event in Northern California.

Oct
19
Sat
Bike MS® Bay to Bay Ride – San Diego @ Sheraton Carlsbad Resort
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Bike MS® Bay to Bay Ride – San Diego
Date and Time:
Saturday, October 19, 2024 10:00AM – 6:00PM PDT
Location Information:
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort
5480 Grand Pacific Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

**Please note only AMTA members can register for this event.

Coordinator: Michael Roberson (President@amta-ca.org)

The American Massage Therapy Association®, California Chapter has teamed up with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society® at the Bay-to-Bay Ride, Carlsbad, San Diego on October 19.

This century bike ride (100 miles) begins in Irvine and makes its way through Camp Pendleton and the Coastal Highway while raising funds and awareness of Multiple Sclerosis.

Only the California Chapter massage therapists will provide massages to The 100(ish) Club Riders. These riders are aware that they will be treated to a massage at the end of their ride, for their efforts in fundraising.

These athletes are very local, primarily coming from Orange and San Diego County. This is a great opportunity to grow your practice, so please bring your business cards! Historically, tips from the riders have been very generous!

AMTA CA will also be promoting our National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® (October 20-26) and FindAMassageTherapist.org® while working with the MS Society at this event.

What we need from you:
Register through CVENT to be a volunteer. Arrive by 9am! to unload and set up. Bring your massage table and/or chair. Dress is comfortable, but professional. We will be indoors with AC. It could be cool, so dress accordingly. Remember to Bring Your Business Cards!! We should be done and able to leave the event by 4pm. You are welcome to stay longer to enjoy the festivities with your bracelet.

The Chapter and MS will provide bracelets, name tags, business card rack, table cleaner, hand sanitizer, disposable face cradle covers, gloves, masks (if desired or required by the event), sign in/waivers/consent to touch for the athletes, chairs, food drink, possible possible T-shirts and swag bags.

Updates may be made closer to the event by the coordinators at MS. Expect a “Know Before You Go” at least a week before the event.

Michael Roberson will be your contact on site. If you have questions, please contact Michael at President@amta-ca.org or (949) 292-9207. We look forward to you joining us for our Full-Chapter Community Outreach Event.

Oct
20
Sun
National Massage Therapy Awareness Week
Oct 20 – Oct 26 all-day

Promote the massage profession and your practice during AMTA’s Annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week in October.

AMTA’s Annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® (NMTAW) will take place October 20-26, 2024. This is a dedicated week for massage therapists across the U.S. to promote the health benefits of massage therapy and their practices. Here are three easy ways to celebrate, while sharing massage benefits with your clients and community.

 

3 Ways to Celebrate NMTAW 

 

1. Educate The Public

Take this opportunity to help educate your community on the many health benefits of massage therapy. Distribute research and information on massage at your practice and share with doctors’ offices, health clubs, and other locations focusing on health and wellness. You can access free massage education materials on AMTA’s website to help you get started.

2. Leverage Your Digital Presence

National Massage Therapy Awareness Week can be an optimal time to boost your digital presence with your clients and community. Share articles and facts on the health benefits of massage therapy on your website, social media pages, or via an e-newsletter. Or, encourage clients to book a massage by offering special promotions online.

Get helpful social media tips as you prepare for NMTAW. And, make sure you’re following AMTA on Facebook and Instagram for great content to share with your clients.

3. Update Your Profile On AMTA’s Find a Massage Therapist® Locator Service

Make sure your profile on AMTA’s Find a Massage Therapist national locator service is up-to-date. Or if you don’t have a profile, now may be the perfect time to activate one. An effective profile can broaden your reach, build your brand, and educate current and future massage clients about your practice. You can even take it a step further and tell a colleague about the benefits of creating a listing.