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Mar
6
Fri
ACE Massage Cupping Level 1-Buffalo @ The Hawthorn (formerly Staybridge Suites Buffalo Airport)
Mar 6 @ 8:30 am – Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm

When:March 6-8, 2020
Friday and Saturday 8:30-5:30
Sunday 8:30-3:30
Where: The Hawthorn (formerly Staybridge Suites Buffalo Airport)
8005 Sheridan Dr.
Clarence, NY  14221

Presentor: Garrett Brown, LMBT

CEH’s: 22

Class Description:
VacuTherapies ™ are an incredible modality that can be added into any  massage or health care practice. This 22 CE course includes education  in theory and application of ACE Massage Cupping™ therapy, along with  demonstration of both basic and advanced techniques and treatments using  manual vacuum tools. ACE Massage Cupping™ greatly enhances the benefits  of massage, decreases strain on the practitioner, and increases  revenues through “add-on” services.
This ancient tool has been  adapted for bodywork and is powerfully therapeutic for many conditions.  ACE Massage Cupping™ is effective in addressing conditions such as:  inflammation, tissue congestion, movement restrictions, scar tissue,  chronic pain, and many pre and post-surgical conditions. It is also  proven itself to be effective in athletic performance enhancement and  medical weight loss programs, including bariatric surgery.
This  versatile technique mimics massage movements ranging from deep tissue  and myofascial release to the light pumping movements of lymphatic  drainage. Used regularly, ACE Massage Cupping™ therapy is a terrific  approach to promoting wellness for our clients.

Materials Needed;  Please bring your table, linens, a hand towel, and lubricant.  Vacu-cups will be provided for your use.

About the Instructor

Garrett Brown

I ​have ​been ​interested ​in ​the ​power ​of ​touch ​most ​of ​my ​life ​but ​I ​worked ​in ​the ​trade ​industry ​as ​a ​welder, ​machinist, ​and ​maintenance ​mechanic. ​ ​In ​2012 ​I ​made ​a ​180 ​career ​change ​and ​found ​massage ​therapy ​which ​has ​become ​an ​absolute ​passion. ​ ​After ​being ​licensed ​in ​Jan ​2014 ​opened ​my ​private ​practice ​specializing ​in ​post-surgery, ​chronic ​pain, ​scar, ​burn, ​breast ​cancer, ​and ​any ​medical ​massage ​I ​could ​be ​trained ​in.

I ​met ​Anita ​Shannon ​at ​a ​trade ​show ​and ​began ​immediately ​taking ​continuing ​education ​courses ​with ​ACE. ​ ​After ​going ​through ​Levels ​1&2, ​breast ​health ​intensive ​with ​Anita, ​and ​Lymph/cupping ​with ​Beth-Ellen ​and ​following ​Anita ​to ​classes ​and ​trade ​shows, ​Anita ​gave ​me ​the ​opportunity ​to ​teach. ​ ​I ​look ​forward ​to ​inspiring ​and ​helping ​therapist ​grow ​in ​cupping ​therapies

Pricing
Early registration ends  February 7, 2020  so register today!
Member Rate:
Early: $330| Regular: $550
Non-Member Rate:
Early: $550 | Regular: $770
Payments of cash will not be accepted at the door – only checks  or credit cards.

Course Completion/Cancellation info:
-CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded.
– Cancellation requests made prior to 14 days of class start date are eligible for a refund less a $20 processing fee.
– Requests made 14 or fewer days before the class will receive a credit less a $100 processing fee applicable for AMTA course offerings within a year of cancellation.
– All cancellation requests must be made in writing and are based on date of post mark or email.
– Any exceptions must be approved by the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors.
Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.
No-shows are not eligible for refund or credit for future classes

AMTA New York  Chapter is an Approved Provider for continuing  Education by the NYSED  Office of the Professions State Board for Massage  Therapy (#003)  and  by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork  (NCBTMB) (#450787-08).

We welcome all NYS licensed massage therapists, NYS professionals who are licensed to provide massage (physicians, nurses, podiatrists, physical therapists, chiropractors) and currently enrolled massage therapy students to our classes. Per New York State law, you must either have a New York State license to participate in the hands-on portions or, in the case of massage therapy students, be directly supervised by your instructor or other licensed massage therapist

Questions:  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE CHAPTER OFFICE AT: 585-582-6208 OR OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG

 

Mar
21
Sat
The Iliopsoas-Tupper Lake- Early Registration Rate extended until March 5! @ Knights for Columbus
Mar 21 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

When:
Saturday, March 21, 2020,   8:30am-5:30pm

Where:
Knights of Columbus
36 High St.
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Presenter: George Russell

CEH’s: 8

Class Description:
The iliopsoas is an important muscle in lower body function and dysfunction. It is a hip flexor, but it also affects lower back and pelvic alignment. Deep, and back to front, it is often overlooked when the low back hurts. This course includes anatomy and assessment of the iliopsoas; common problems; balance of the psoas and abdominals; manual release techniques; strengthening the psoas; assisted stretching; and simple self-stretches to know and teach your patients.

This is a hands-on class. Please bring your table, lubricant, a pillowcase, paper and pen, and dress in comfortable clothes in which you feel comfortable being worked on and seen.

​ ​*****This ​is ​a ​hands ​on ​class ​and ​will ​require ​use ​of ​a ​massage ​table. ​ ​There ​are ​no ​tables ​available ​at ​this ​venue, ​you ​will ​have ​to ​bring ​one.*****

Instructor; George Russell
Dr. ​George ​Russell ​is ​a ​bodyworker, ​chiropractor, ​dancer, ​teacher ​and ​movement ​specialist. ​He ​teaches ​alignment, ​improvisational ​dance, ​and ​movement ​for ​actors, ​as ​well ​as ​many ​anatomy, ​technique ​and ​theory ​courses ​to ​bodyworkers, ​yoga ​practitioners, ​and ​other ​body-based ​therapists. ​Dr. ​Russell ​is ​a ​long-time ​student ​of ​Lyengaryoga, ​the ​Rosen ​Method, ​Alexander ​technique, ​energy ​medicine, ​the ​12 ​steps, ​Irene ​Dowd, ​and ​psychotherapy ​all ​inform ​his ​approach. ​Dr. ​Russell ​holds ​a ​master’s ​degree ​in ​Movement ​Studies ​from ​Wesleyan ​University ​and ​a ​summa ​cum ​laude ​doctorate ​from ​the ​University ​of ​Bridgeport.

Dr. ​Russell’s ​teaching ​philosophy ​is ​based ​on ​the ​idea ​that ​information ​is ​only ​useful ​when ​presented ​in ​the ​context ​of ​people’s ​lives ​and ​work. ​No ​information ​is ​presented ​without ​practical ​application, ​and ​spontaneity, ​humor, ​personal ​attention ​and ​warmth ​are ​central ​to ​his ​work. ​He ​has ​been ​teaching ​for ​35 ​years.

Teaching ​credits ​include ​ongoing ​supervision ​and ​seminars ​in ​his ​own ​office ​in ​New ​York ​City; ​the ​American ​Massage ​Therapy ​Association’s ​National ​Convention; ​Connecticut ​Center ​for ​Massage ​Therapy; ​the ​Swedish ​Institute ​(New ​York); ​Atlantic ​Theater ​Company ​(New ​York ​University); ​Kripalu ​Center; ​The ​New ​School; ​Wesleyan ​University; ​Vassar ​College; ​Rutgers ​University; ​Oceanside ​Yoga ​(Virginia ​Beach); ​Evolve ​Yoga ​(Annapolis); ​Rivertown ​Yoga; ​Yoga ​Teachers’ ​Association ​of ​Westchester, ​Tao ​Porchon ​Lynch’s ​Teacher ​Certification; ​Yoga ​to ​the ​People’s ​Certification ​Program; ​Yoga ​Sutra ​Philadelphia ​Teacher ​Training ​Program; ​Club ​Fit ​Katonah ​(Massage ​Therapy) ​and ​de ​Facto ​Dance ​Company, ​among ​other ​places.

Have ​Questions?
FOR ​MORE ​INFORMATION, ​CONTACT ​THE ​CHAPTER ​OFFICE ​AT: ​585-582-6208 ​OR ​OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG

Pricing
Early ​registration extended until March 5,  ​so ​register ​today!

Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$120| ​Regular: ​$200

Non-Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$200​| ​Regular: ​$280

Payments ​of ​cash ​will ​not ​be ​accepted ​at ​the ​door ​- ​only ​checks ​or ​credit ​cards.

CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded.

Cancellation requests made prior to 14 days of class start date are eligible for a refund less a $20 processing fee.
Requests made 14 or fewer days before the class will receive a credit less a $100 processing fee applicable for AMTA course offerings within a year of cancellation.
All cancellation requests must be made in writing and are based on date of post mark or email.

Any exceptions must be approved by the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors.

Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.

No-shows are not eligible for refund or credit for future classes.

AMTA ​New ​York ​Chapter ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board ​for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#003)
and ​by ​the ​National ​Certification ​Board ​for ​Therapeutic ​Massage ​and ​Bodywork ​(NCBTMB) ​(#450787-08).

We welcome all licensed massage therapists and currently enrolled massage therapy students to our classes.  Per New York State law, you must either have a New York State massage therapy license to participate in the hands-on portions or, in the case of massage therapy students, be directly supervised by your instructor or other NY licensed massage therapist.

Mar
22
Sun
Postural Analysis for Massage Therapists-Tupper Lake-Early ​registration extended until March 5! @ Knights for Columbus
Mar 22 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

When:
Sunday, March 22, 2020,   8:30am-5:30pm
Where:
Knights of Columbus
36 High St.
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Presenter: George Russell

CEH’s: 8

Class Description:
This class combines the details of close postural analysis – standing, supine and prone – with attention to overall tension and joint restriction patterns in the body that give rise to pain and other issues for the client. Then you’ll learn specific manual techniques to address postural problems. We’ll look at ourselves to assess overall gravity strategy, learn to see posture on the table, and discern – from what our clients say – the mechanical, emotional, psychosocial stresses that are contributing to pain and limitation. Students will learn to see whole patterns in the body and address them both systematically and specifically.

This is a hands on class, please bring your table, linens, and lubricant.

 

Presenter; George Russell
Dr. ​George ​Russell ​is ​a ​bodyworker, ​chiropractor, ​dancer, ​teacher ​and ​movement ​specialist. ​He ​teaches ​alignment, ​improvisational ​dance, ​and ​movement ​for ​actors, ​as ​well ​as ​many ​anatomy, ​technique ​and ​theory ​courses ​to ​bodyworkers, ​yoga ​practitioners, ​and ​other ​body-based ​therapists. ​Dr. ​Russell ​is ​a ​long-time ​student ​of ​Lyengaryoga, ​the ​Rosen ​Method, ​Alexander ​technique, ​energy ​medicine, ​the ​12 ​steps, ​Irene ​Dowd, ​and ​psychotherapy ​all ​inform ​his ​approach. ​Dr. ​Russell ​holds ​a ​master’s ​degree ​in ​Movement ​Studies ​from ​Wesleyan ​University ​and ​a ​summa ​cum ​laude ​doctorate ​from ​the ​University ​of ​Bridgeport.

Dr. ​Russell’s ​teaching ​philosophy ​is ​based ​on ​the ​idea ​that ​information ​is ​only ​useful ​when ​presented ​in ​the ​context ​of ​people’s ​lives ​and ​work. ​No ​information ​is ​presented ​without ​practical ​application, ​and ​spontaneity, ​humor, ​personal ​attention ​and ​warmth ​are ​central ​to ​his ​work. ​He ​has ​been ​teaching ​for ​35 ​years.

Teaching ​credits ​include ​ongoing ​supervision ​and ​seminars ​in ​his ​own ​office ​in ​New ​York ​City; ​the ​American ​Massage ​Therapy ​Association’s ​National ​Convention; ​Connecticut ​Center ​for ​Massage ​Therapy; ​the ​Swedish ​Institute ​(New ​York); ​Atlantic ​Theater ​Company ​(New ​York ​University); ​Kripalu ​Center; ​The ​New ​School; ​Wesleyan ​University; ​Vassar ​College; ​Rutgers ​University; ​Oceanside ​Yoga ​(Virginia ​Beach); ​Evolve ​Yoga ​(Annapolis); ​Rivertown ​Yoga; ​Yoga ​Teachers’ ​Association ​of ​Westchester, ​Tao ​Porchon ​Lynch’s ​Teacher ​Certification; ​Yoga ​to ​the ​People’s ​Certification ​Program; ​Yoga ​Sutra ​Philadelphia ​Teacher ​Training ​Program; ​Club ​Fit ​Katonah ​(Massage ​Therapy) ​and ​de ​Facto ​Dance ​Company, ​among ​other ​places.

Have ​Questions?
FOR ​MORE ​INFORMATION, ​CONTACT ​THE ​CHAPTER ​OFFICE ​AT: ​585-582-6208 ​OR ​OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG

Pricing

Early ​registration extended until March 5,  ​so ​register ​today!

Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$120| ​Regular: ​$200

Non-Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$200​| ​Regular: ​$280

Payments ​of ​cash ​will ​not ​be ​accepted ​at ​the ​door ​- ​only ​checks ​or ​credit ​cards.

CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded.

Cancellation requests made prior to 14 days of class start date are eligible for a refund less a $20 processing fee.
Requests made 14 or fewer days before the class will receive a credit less a $100 processing fee applicable for AMTA course offerings within a year of cancellation.
All cancellation requests must be made in writing and are based on date of post mark or email.

Any exceptions must be approved by the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors.

Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.

No-shows are not eligible for refund or credit for future classes.

AMTA ​New ​York ​Chapter ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board ​for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#003)
and ​by ​the ​National ​Certification ​Board ​for ​Therapeutic ​Massage ​and ​Bodywork ​(NCBTMB) ​(#450787-08).

We welcome all licensed massage therapists and currently enrolled massage therapy students to our classes.  Per New York State law, you must either have a New York State massage therapy license to participate in the hands-on portions or, in the case of massage therapy students, be directly supervised by your instructor or other NY licensed massage therapist.

Apr
30
Thu
Marketing in a Nutshell @ Saratoga Hilton
Apr 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Free Class exclusively for AMTA-NY Members

When:  April 30, 2020

Time: 8:30am -12:30pm

Where: The Saratoga Hilton
543 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY  12866

CEH’s:  This class may not be used for NYS CE credits but it can be used for 4 NCBTMB credits

Class Description:
Divided into three segments, this business class will delve into the mechanics of boosting a massage therapy practice. Marketing fears and techniques, comfortably talking about your profession and customer service are the three keys to successful practice. Whether you work for yourself or someone else, a certain level of marking is essential and should be perpetual. Regardless of working situation, it is your responsibility to promote yourself, the profession and the cumulative benefits of massage. Whether you are new to the field or a veteran, this class will offer concrete suggestions and is designed for all personalities. Even the shyest person will feel more empowered. Course will include lecture, group participation and Q&As..

 

Presenter: Jennifer Sommermann, LMT
Sole proprietor, licensed in New York and Florida, nationally certified and a member of the AMTA since 1991, Jenn brings almost three decades of experience to the classroom, having started six private practices and nurtured dozens more. Prior teaching experience includes massage therapy and acupuncture schools around the country and continuing education for schools and professional associations. Jenn’s style is enthusiastic and her method of teaching and personal experiences make the class fun, interesting and unforgettable. Students will leave energized and with a new found momentum to tackle things that once intimidated them.

Member ​Rate/ Registration:
FREE for members.  Preregistration required, walk-ins will not be admitted.  You must be an AMTA member to attend.  Registration will close April 26.

CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded.

No-shows are not eligible for credit for future classes

AMTA ​New ​York ​Chapter ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board ​for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#003)
and ​by ​the ​National ​Certification ​Board ​for ​Therapeutic ​Massage ​and ​Bodywork ​(NCBTMB) ​(#450787-08).

We ​welcome ​all ​licensed ​massage ​therapists ​and ​currently ​enrolled ​massage ​therapy ​students ​to ​our ​classes, ​however ​per ​New ​York ​State ​law, ​you ​must ​have ​a ​New ​York ​State ​massage ​therapy ​license ​to ​participate ​in ​the ​hands-on ​portions. ​ ​(Currently ​enrolled ​students ​may ​participate ​in ​hands-on ​if ​accompanied ​by ​their ​school ​instructor.)

Have ​Questions?
FOR ​MORE ​INFORMATION, ​CONTACT ​THE ​CHAPTER ​OFFICE ​AT: ​585-582-6208 ​OR ​OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG

Considering Ethics @ Saratoga Hilton
Apr 30 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Free Class exclusively for AMTA-NY Members

When:  April 30, 2020

Time: 1:30am -5:30pm

Where: The Saratoga Hilton
543 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY  12866

Presenter: Jenn Sommermann

CEH’s:  4 CE

This is a member benefit class.  You must be an AMTA member to attend.

Class Description:
This course is designed to introduce participants to the concepts and values that are paramount to understanding the role of ethics in business. Given the personal nature of this field, it is imperative to understand business boundaries and operate within a code of ethics. The reality of practice is that ethical dilemmas often are unexpected but absolutely do happen. A decision-making model will be outlined and attendees will participate in a collaborative learning event.

Presenter: Jennifer Sommermann, LMT
Sole proprietor, licensed in New York and Florida, nationally certified and a member of the AMTA since 1991, Jenn brings almost three decades of experience to the classroom, having started six private practices and nurtured dozens more. Prior teaching experience includes massage therapy and acupuncture schools around the country and continuing education for schools and professional associations. Jenn’s style is enthusiastic and her method of teaching and personal experiences make the class fun, interesting and unforgettable. Students will leave energized and with a new found momentum to tackle things that once intimidated them.


Member ​Rate:
FREE for members.  Preregistration required, walk-ins will not be admitted.  You must be an AMTA member to attend.  Registration will close April 26.

CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded.

No-shows are not eligible for credit for future classes

AMTA ​New ​York ​Chapter ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board ​for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#003)
and ​by ​the ​National ​Certification ​Board ​for ​Therapeutic ​Massage ​and ​Bodywork ​(NCBTMB) ​(#450787-08).

We ​welcome ​all ​licensed ​massage ​therapists ​and ​currently ​enrolled ​massage ​therapy ​students ​to ​our ​classes, ​however ​per ​New ​York ​State ​law, ​you ​must ​have ​a ​New ​York ​State ​massage ​therapy ​license ​to ​participate ​in ​the ​hands-on ​portions. ​ ​(Currently ​enrolled ​students ​may ​participate ​in ​hands-on ​if ​accompanied ​by ​their ​school ​instructor.)

Have ​Questions?
FOR ​MORE ​INFORMATION, ​CONTACT ​THE ​CHAPTER ​OFFICE ​AT: ​585-582-6208 ​OR ​OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG

May
1
Fri
2020 AMTA-NY Convention “Touch of Inspiration” @ The Saratoga Hilton
May 1 @ 8:00 am – May 3 @ 12:30 pm

We cordially invite you to join us in the famous “Spa City” for our AMTA-NY 2020 Convention held Friday, May 1st – Sunday, May 3rd! If you are an AMTA-NY member, come a day early and enjoy the option of taking 2 complimentary classes. You have the opportunity to receive 28 continuing education hours while learning from some of the most notable and well-respected educators our industry has to offer!

Attend the Annual Business Meeting Luncheon on Friday, and learn more about AMTA-NY while meeting the current Board of Directors. Students, you are invited to attend the special “Student Luncheon” on Saturday, hosted by Nick Bodkin, the AMTA-NY Chapter President.

Enjoy perusing the Vendor Marketplace, as there are always unique, innovative products and services to explore! We also encourage you to dance the night away at the Dinner Dance Saturday evening; we get to honor our fellow comrades who make a difference in our profession, and there are some fun surprises as well!

We truly hope this Convention gives you a touch of inspiration that you can bring back to your massage practice!  On behalf of the Convention Committee, we look forward to sharing in this experience with you!

Warmly,

Lindsay Bodkin, LMT

AMTA-NY Convention Committee Chair

 

Register by April 3 to take advantage of the early rate.

Click here to:

See the 2020 AMTA-NY Convention at-a-Glance: the convention schedule, classes and instructor

AMTA_2020_Convention Registration Form and rates

-Register for the convention

Sep
11
Fri
Introduction to Thailand Traditional Massage- New Paltz @ Hampton Inn
Sep 11 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm

When: September 11-13, 2020
Friday, September 11 2pm-6pm
Saturday and Sunday, September 12-13     9am-6pm
Where:   
Hampton Inn,   4 Putt Corners  Rd.   New Paltz,  12561

NUMBER ​OF ​CE’s: ​ ​20

CLASS ​DESCRIPTION: ​ ​
At ​this ​2.5 ​day ​workshop ​you ​will ​get ​a ​taste ​of ​the ​theory ​and ​practice ​of ​Thailand ​Traditional ​Massage ​. ​Over ​2,500 ​years ​old ​Thailand ​Traditional ​Massage ​is ​done ​on ​a ​padded ​floor, ​both ​practitioner ​and ​receiver ​are ​clothed ​comfortably ​to ​allow ​the ​application ​of ​deep ​Yoga-like ​stretches ​to ​the ​whole ​body. ​Treat ​ailments, ​using ​hands, ​elbows, ​feet, ​knees ​and ​legs.This ​workshop ​will ​be ​very ​informative, ​experiential ​and ​filled ​with ​demos, ​practice, ​energizing ​& ​limbering ​exercises ​& ​lots ​of ​fun. ​Students ​will ​learn ​a ​unique ​set ​of ​methods ​to ​enhance ​their ​bodywork ​experience. ​Students ​looking ​to ​enrich ​the ​scope ​of ​their ​practice ​and ​reinvent ​the ​ways ​in ​which ​they ​can ​treat ​their ​clients ​on ​or ​off ​the ​massage ​table ​will ​derive ​much ​benefit ​from ​this ​workshop ​as ​it ​will ​cover ​some ​material ​from ​the ​four-weekend ​Certification ​Course ​I ​offer ​in ​Thailand ​Traditional ​Massage.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing.  Thai massage is done on the floor so please bring a Thai mat, heavy blankets, or a tatami mat to work on.

Presenter: ​

Yaron ​Gal ​Carmel

Yaron ​has ​worked ​as ​a ​bodyworker ​for ​over ​twenty ​years ​and ​has ​studied ​with ​various ​masters ​and ​pioneers ​in ​the ​bodywork ​field ​such ​as ​Tom ​Myers, ​Christoph ​Summer, ​Koei ​Kuwahara, ​Hugh ​Milne, ​Judith ​Aston, ​Gil ​Hedley, ​Jim ​Asher ​and ​many ​others. ​An ​educator ​at ​heart, ​Yaron ​is ​a ​senior ​faculty ​member ​of ​the ​Kinesis ​School ​for ​Structural ​Integration ​where ​he ​teaches ​KMI ​and ​workshops ​in ​“Anatomy ​Trains”, ​advanced ​regional ​anatomy, ​and ​application ​of ​fascial ​release ​techniques. ​Yaron ​is ​a ​teaching ​member ​at ​” ​The ​Bodywork ​Education ​Project,” ​where ​he ​offers ​certification ​courses ​in ​Traditional ​Thai ​Massage, ​as ​well ​as ​his ​own ​method, ​Somatologic ​Moves, ​which ​marries ​Thai ​Massage ​and ​Structural ​Integration. ​His ​teaching ​style ​is ​known ​for ​its ​liveliness, ​with ​experiential ​exercises, ​hands-on ​applications, ​and ​attention ​to ​therapist ​self-care. ​Massage ​and ​movement ​therapists ​alike ​are ​inspired ​and ​moved ​by ​learning ​experiences ​with ​Yaron. ​He ​is ​the ​owner ​of ​The ​Therapy ​Center ​for ​Mind ​and ​Body ​near ​Boston, ​where ​he ​maintains ​a ​busy ​private ​practice.

 

Pricing:
Early registration end August 17, 2020  so register today!
Member Rate:
Early: $300| Regular: $500
Non-Member Rate:
Early: $500 | Regular: $700
Payments of cash will not be accepted at the door – only checks  or credit cards.

Course Completion/Cancellation info:
-CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded.
– Cancellation requests made prior to 14 days of class start date are eligible for a refund less a $20 processing fee.
– Requests made 14 or fewer days before the class will receive a credit less a $100 processing fee applicable for AMTA course offerings within a year of cancellation.
– All cancellation requests must be made in writing and are based on date of post mark or email.
– Any exceptions must be approved by the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors.
Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.
No-shows are not eligible for refund or credit for future classes

AMTA New York Chapter is an Approved Provider for continuing  Education by the NYSED Office of the Professions State Board for Massage  Therapy (#003)  and by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) (#450787-08).

We welcome all NYS licensed massage therapists, NYS professionals who are licensed to provide massage (physicians, nurses, podiatrists, physical therapists, chiropractors) and currently enrolled massage therapy students to our classes. Per New York State law, you must either have a New York State license to participate in the hands-on portions or, in the case of massage therapy students, be directly supervised by your instructor or other licensed massage therapist.

Questions:  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE CHAPTER OFFICE AT: 585-582-6208 OR OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG

Sep
12
Sat
Gliding into Motion-Albany @ TBD
Sep 12 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm

When:September 12-13, 2020
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 9am-1pm

Where:
TBD. It will be held in the Albany area

Presenter: George Russell

CEH’s: 12

Class Description:
If you want a body part to feel and move better, make sure it can glide and/or rotate.To me, the smooth, easy action of restoring glide to joints is more important than end range of motion work. It’s also less work, and less frustrating, since you’re not pressing into the client’s passive or active resistance. Gliding mobilization is often preferable to the abrupt chiropractic adjustment because it can be done while the client is in a state of conscious ease and pleasure.

Rotation is a pure glide motion. So glide and rotation are always linked: the one helps the other.

In this class, you’ll learn easy, gentle methods for improving glide and rotation. You’ll also learn the surprising places that most rotation of the body come from, and how to improve ease and motion at the knee, ribcage, and many more traditional sites of pain complaint.

This is a hands-on class. Bring lubricant, a pillowcase, paper and pen, and dress in comfortable clothes in which you feel comfortable being worked on and seen. tables will be provided

Presentor: George Russell

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George Russell
Dr. ​George ​Russell ​is ​a ​bodyworker, ​chiropractor, ​dancer, ​teacher ​and ​movement ​specialist. ​He ​teaches ​alignment, ​improvisational ​dance, ​and ​movement ​for ​actors, ​as ​well ​as ​many ​anatomy, ​technique ​and ​theory ​courses ​to ​bodyworkers, ​yoga ​practitioners, ​and ​other ​body-based ​therapists. ​Dr. ​Russell ​is ​a ​long-time ​student ​of ​Lyengaryoga, ​the ​Rosen ​Method, ​Alexander ​technique, ​energy ​medicine, ​the ​12 ​steps, ​Irene ​Dowd, ​and ​psychotherapy ​all ​inform ​his ​approach. ​Dr. ​Russell ​holds ​a ​master’s ​degree ​in ​Movement ​Studies ​from ​Wesleyan ​University ​and ​a ​summa ​cum ​laude ​doctorate ​from ​the ​University ​of ​Bridgeport. Dr. ​Russell’s ​teaching ​philosophy ​is ​based ​on ​the ​idea ​that ​information ​is ​only ​useful ​when ​presented ​in ​the ​context ​of ​people’s ​lives ​and ​work. ​No ​information ​is ​presented ​without ​practical ​application, ​and ​spontaneity, ​humor, ​personal ​attention ​and ​warmth ​are ​central ​to ​his ​work. ​He ​has ​been ​teaching ​for ​35 ​years. Teaching ​credits ​include ​ongoing ​supervision ​and ​seminars ​in ​his ​own ​office ​in ​New ​York ​City; ​the ​American ​Massage ​Therapy ​Association’s ​National ​Convention; ​Connecticut ​Center ​for ​Massage ​Therapy; ​the ​Swedish ​Institute ​(New ​York); ​Atlantic ​Theater ​Company ​(New ​York ​University); ​Kripalu ​Center; ​The ​New ​School; ​Wesleyan ​University; ​Vassar ​College; ​Rutgers ​University; ​Oceanside ​Yoga ​(Virginia ​Beach); ​Evolve ​Yoga ​(Annapolis); ​Rivertown ​Yoga; ​Yoga ​Teachers’ ​Association ​of ​Westchester, ​Tao ​Porchon ​Lynch’s ​Teacher ​Certification; ​Yoga ​to ​the ​People’s ​Certification ​Program; ​Yoga ​Sutra ​Philadelphia ​Teacher ​Training ​Program; ​Club ​Fit ​Katonah ​(Massage ​Therapy) ​and ​de ​Facto ​Dance ​Company, ​among ​other ​places.

Pricing:
Early registration ends  August 13, 2020  so register today!

Member Rate:  Early: $180| Regular: $300
Non-Member Rate:  Early: $300 | Regular: $420
Payments of cash will not be accepted at the door – only checks  or credit cards.

Course Completion/Cancellation info: -CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded. – Cancellation requests made prior to 14 days of class start date are eligible for a refund less a $20 processing fee. – Requests made 14 or fewer days before the class will receive a credit less a $100 processing fee applicable for AMTA course offerings within a year of cancellation. – All cancellation requests must be made in writing and are based on date of post mark or email. – Any exceptions must be approved by the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors.  Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.  No-shows are not eligible for refund or credit for future classes

 AMTA New York Chapter is an Approved Provider for continuing  Education by the NYSED Office of the Professions State Board for Massage  Therapy (#003)  and by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) (#450787-08).

We welcome all NYS licensed massage therapists, NYS professionals who are licensed to provide massage (physicians, nurses, podiatrists, physical therapists, chiropractors) and currently enrolled massage therapy students to our classes. Per New York State law, you must either have a New York State license to participate in the hands-on portions or, in the case of massage therapy students, be directly supervised by your instructor or other licensed massage therapist.

Questions:  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE CHAPTER OFFICE AT: 585-582-6208 OR OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG

Sep
13
Sun
Entrapment vs Impingement; Syndromes in the Upper and Lower Extremity. Who’s squeezing who?- Long Island/Wantagh @ Wantagh American Legion
Sep 13 @ 8:30 am – Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm

When:September 13-14, 2020
Sunday-Monday 8:30am-5:30 pm

Where:  Wantagh American Legion
3484 Park Ave,  Wantagh, NY  11793

Presenter: Erika Clinton

CEH’s: 16

Class Description:
As massage therapists in today’s world we are often faced with clients  that present with chronic conditions related to their posture, exercise  habits and work postures. In this 2-day class students will learn about 3  common entrapment and impingement syndromes,  sciatica, shoulder or rotator cuff impingement and thoracic outlet  syndrome. These syndromes affect numerous individuals for different  reasons and can be positively resolved through appropriate and detailed  massage therapy techniques.

In this class we will look at each syndrome, understand causes, review  anatomy and learn sequences of massage techniques that can lead to  reduction of symptoms and positive outcomes.

 Materials needed; table, linens, and lubricant

Presenter: Ericka Clinton. LMT

Ericka Clinton is a NY State Licensed Massage Therapist. She obtained her license in 1998 after earning a Massage Therapy Diploma from the Swedish Institute. She has been a faculty member and administrator at the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences in New York City since 2000. She currently serves as the Dean for the Massage Therapy Program. As a member of the faculty she has taught practical classes in both Western and Eastern modalities and supervised clinical internships and externships. Ericka maintains a private practice as a massage therapist, and has worked as a massage therapist for NY Presbyterian Medical Center’s Integrative Medicine Program and from 2011-2013 worked at the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center run by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Ericka received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesthetic Neuroscience in 2015 from Empire State College. She and has continued studying various forms of structural and myofascial bodywork. She currently teaches a variety of continuing education courses for Massage Therapists in NY and outside the US. Her courses cover various topics such as oncology massage, Shiatsu, medical massage, anatomy and working with special populations. She has participated in research projects related to massage therapy as a principal investigator and interviewer. Ericka has also appeared twice on the Martha Stewart Living Radio program and contributed to various articles on massage therapy.

 

Pricing:
Early registration ends  August 15, 2020  so register today!

Member Rate:  Early: $240| Regular: $300
Non-Member Rate:  Early: $300 | Regular: $420
Payments of cash will not be accepted at the door – only checks  or credit cards.

Course Completion/Cancellation info: -CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded. – Cancellation requests made prior to 14 days of class start date are eligible for a refund less a $20 processing fee. – Requests made 14 or fewer days before the class will receive a credit less a $100 processing fee applicable for AMTA course offerings within a year of cancellation. – All cancellation requests must be made in writing and are based on date of post mark or email. – Any exceptions must be approved by the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors.  Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.  No-shows are not eligible for refund or credit for future classes

 AMTA New York Chapter is an Approved Provider for continuing  Education by the NYSED Office of the Professions State Board for Massage  Therapy (#003)  and by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) (#450787-08).

We welcome all NYS licensed massage therapists, NYS professionals who are licensed to provide massage (physicians, nurses, podiatrists, physical therapists, chiropractors) and currently enrolled massage therapy students to our classes. Per New York State law, you must either have a New York State license to participate in the hands-on portions or, in the case of massage therapy students, be directly supervised by your instructor or other licensed massage therapist.

Questions:  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE CHAPTER OFFICE AT: 585-582-6208 OR OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG

Oct
23
Fri
ACE Massage Cupping Level 1-New Paltz @ Hampton Inn
Oct 23 @ 8:30 am – Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm

When: October 23-25, 2020
Friday and Saturday 8:30-5:30
Sunday 8:30-3:30
Where: Hampton Inn
4 South Putt Corner Rd.
New Paltz, NY  12561

Presentor: Garrett Brown, LMT

CEH’s: 22

Class Description:
VacuTherapies ™ are an incredible modality that can be added into any  massage or health care practice. This 22 CE course includes education  in theory and application of ACE Massage Cupping™ therapy, along with  demonstration of both basic and advanced techniques and treatments using  manual vacuum tools. ACE Massage Cupping™ greatly enhances the benefits  of massage, decreases strain on the practitioner, and increases  revenues through “add-on” services.
This ancient tool has been  adapted for bodywork and is powerfully therapeutic for many conditions.  ACE Massage Cupping™ is effective in addressing conditions such as:  inflammation, tissue congestion, movement restrictions, scar tissue,  chronic pain, and many pre and post-surgical conditions. It is also  proven itself to be effective in athletic performance enhancement and  medical weight loss programs, including bariatric surgery.
This  versatile technique mimics massage movements ranging from deep tissue  and myofascial release to the light pumping movements of lymphatic  drainage. Used regularly, ACE Massage Cupping™ therapy is a terrific  approach to promoting wellness for our clients.

Materials Needed;  Please bring your table, linens, a hand towel, and lubricant.  Vacu-cups will be provided for your use.

About the Instructor

Presenter: Garrett Brown

I ​have ​been ​interested ​in ​the ​power ​of ​touch ​most ​of ​my ​life ​but ​I ​worked ​in ​the ​trade ​industry ​as ​a ​welder, ​machinist, ​and ​maintenance ​mechanic. ​ ​In ​2012 ​I ​made ​a ​180 ​career ​change ​and ​found ​massage ​therapy ​which ​has ​become ​an ​absolute ​passion. ​ ​After ​being ​licensed ​in ​Jan ​2014 ​opened ​my ​private ​practice ​specializing ​in ​post-surgery, ​chronic ​pain, ​scar, ​burn, ​breast ​cancer, ​and ​any ​medical ​massage ​I ​could ​be ​trained ​in.

I ​met ​Anita ​Shannon ​at ​a ​trade ​show ​and ​began ​immediately ​taking ​continuing ​education ​courses ​with ​ACE. ​ ​After ​going ​through ​Levels ​1&2, ​breast ​health ​intensive ​with ​Anita, ​and ​Lymph/cupping ​with ​Beth-Ellen ​and ​following ​Anita ​to ​classes ​and ​trade ​shows, ​Anita ​gave ​me ​the ​opportunity ​to ​teach. ​ ​I ​look ​forward ​to ​inspiring ​and ​helping ​therapist ​grow ​in ​cupping ​therapies

Pricing
Early registration ends  September 23, 2020  so register today!
Member Rate:
Early: $330| Regular: $550
Non-Member Rate:
Early: $550 | Regular: $770
Payments of cash will not be accepted at the door – only checks  or credit cards.

Course Completion/Cancellation info:
-CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded.
– Cancellation requests made prior to 14 days of class start date are eligible for a refund less a $20 processing fee.
– Requests made 14 or fewer days before the class will receive a credit less a $100 processing fee applicable for AMTA course offerings within a year of cancellation.
– All cancellation requests must be made in writing and are based on date of post mark or email.
– Any exceptions must be approved by the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors.
Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.
No-shows are not eligible for refund or credit for future classes

AMTA New York  Chapter is an Approved Provider for continuing  Education by the NYSED  Office of the Professions State Board for Massage  Therapy (#003)  and  by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork  (NCBTMB) (#450787-08).

We welcome all NYS licensed massage therapists, NYS professionals who are licensed to provide massage (physicians, nurses, podiatrists, physical therapists, chiropractors) and currently enrolled massage therapy students to our classes. Per New York State law, you must either have a New York State license to participate in the hands-on portions or, in the case of massage therapy students, be directly supervised by your instructor or other licensed massage therapist

Questions:  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE CHAPTER OFFICE AT: 585-582-6208 OR OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG