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Mar
10
Sat
Entrapment vs Impingement; Syndromes in the Upper and Lower Extremity. Who’s squeezing who? @ One Epic Place
Mar 10 @ 9:30 am – Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm

When: March 10-11, 2018
Time: 9:30-6:30
Where:  One EPIC Place  122 Main St. New Paltz, NY 12561
CE’s 16

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.

PRESENTER: Ericka Clinton

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.

Have Questions?

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

Pricing
Early registration ends February 10, 2018, so register today!

Member Rate:
Early: $240 | Regular: $400

Non-Member Rate:
Early: $400 | Regular: $560

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

CEH’s will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit can/will be awarded.

Cancellations of more than 14 days prior to a class are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations less than 14 days are not refundable, but monies less a $100 processing fee may be applied to any future AMTA-NY Chapter event. No shows are not eligible for refund or use on future classes. Cancellations are based on post mark or email date and all cancellations must be in writing. Exceptions made only with approval of the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors. Continuing Education Credit Certificates given only upon successful completion of class. No partial credit will be issued. Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.

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.)

Jun
2
Sat
Pregnancy Massage:The Anatomy, Physiology and Treatment @ Tupper Lake, Knights of Columbus
Jun 2 @ 8:30 am – Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm

When: June 2-3, 2018
Time: 8:30-6:30
Where: Knights of Columbus, High St. Tupper Lake, NY
CE’s 18

Description:
This class is designed to give you the knowledge and skill set to safely provide massage to pregnant clients. Over the two days, you will learn common terminology used in pregnancy, postural changes, muscles and ligaments involvement-how to treat them, contraindications, draping, positioning adaptations, research, and marketing.
Attendees should bring:
Massage table, lubricant, 2 sets of sheets, 2 or 3 pillows with pillowcases on them, or a body pillow and a pillow with cases on them, a blanket, pen, paper, a 3 ring binder, and a water bottle.
Special Instructions for what students should bring or wear:
Wear comfortable clothes that you are used to massaging in, some of the work may be on the floor so be prepared.
Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Learning Outcome;
-Attendees will demonstrate proficiency in pregnancy massage.
Learning Objectives;
-Attendee will list indications and contraindications of preforming a pregnancy massage
-Attendee will properly position a pregnant client prone (if applicable,) supine, and side-lying
-Attendee will learn different ways to safely drape a pregnant client
-Attendee will acknowledge postural changes of a pregnant client
-Attendee will demonstrate proper body mechanics during the massage session

 

PRESENTER: Kim Corpus LMT, CIMI, CPMS, Doula, Educator

Kim is certified or trained in the following modalities:
• A doula
o Perinatal loss doula
• Pregnancy Massage
• Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy™
• Visceral Manipulation I
• Infant Massage Therapy for both healthy and infants living with special health concerns
• Pediatric Massage
• Reiki
• Cranial Sacral Therapy

Kim has been working with woman and pregnancy, infants and children for over 25 years. In her massage practice, Kim works daily with woman and children, many of whom have special medical considerations, are living with a diagnosis, or dealing with chronic pain. Her experience and work in pregnancy massage, pediatric massage, infant massage, are regularly sought out by professionals and organizations.

Kim has presented trainings and lectures on the following: pregnancy massage, treatment massage in pregnancy, comfort massage in labor, and infant massage, pediatric massage. She enjoys working with parents, chiropractors, massage therapists, teachers, doctors, nurses, social workers, childbirth educators, and lactation consultants. She is passionate about educating massage therapists to help them gain knowledge and understand the techniques that are needed to work with pregnancy, infants, and pediatrics.

Kim also regularly volunteers her services and continually provides respite for families who are living with an infant or child who is living with a disability or diagnosis. She was a founding member for the Doula Cooperative of Rochester, she volunteers as a doula to high­risk moms and provides support in the NICU and beyond for couples who must welcome and say goodbye to their baby at the same time or need to give birth to their baby being born silent.

Have Questions?

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

Pricing
Early registration ends , MAY 5, 2018, so register today!

Member Rate:
Early: $270 | Regular: $450

Non-Member Rate:
Early: $450 | Regular: $630

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

CEH’s will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit can/will be awarded.

Cancellations of more than 14 days prior to a class are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations less than 14 days are not refundable, but monies less a $100 processing fee may be applied to any future AMTA-NY Chapter event. No shows are not eligible for refund or use on future classes. Cancellations are based on post mark or email date and all cancellations must be in writing. Exceptions made only with approval of the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors. Continuing Education Credit Certificates given only upon successful completion of class. No partial credit will be issued. Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.

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.)

Jun
9
Sat
Know the Qi and Move the Qi: 5 Element Theory and Shiatsu-Southern Tier @ Johnson City Senior Center
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm

When: June 9-10, 2018
Time: 10-7
Where: Johnson City Senior Center, Johnson City, NY
CE’s 16

Description:
Would you like to include some basic Eastern massage into the treatments you already perform? Would you like to enhance your treatments with an improved understanding of Eastern theory? Bring an enhanced energetic balance to your work?
In this 2 day class practitioners will learn the basics of 5 Element Shiatsu and gain a working understanding of the traditional Chinese medicine concepts behind this form of bodywork. We will discuss concepts of Qi, yin and yang and review the primary twelve meridians. By the end of the two days practitioners will have learned an hour long treatment or kata that can be performed on a client as well as specific energetic points that can be blended into any type of massage session. You will also leave with basic exercises you can perform for self care or give to clients to enhance energetic balance.
Come review what you learned in school but may have left behind or just come to enhance Eastern skills you already have.

PRESENTER: Ericka Clinton

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.

Have Questions?

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

Pricing
Early registration ends May 12, 2018, so register today!

Member Rate:
Early: $240 | Regular: $400

Non-Member Rate:
Early: $400 | Regular: $560

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

CEH’s will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit can/will be awarded.

Cancellations of more than 14 days prior to a class are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations less than 14 days are not refundable, but monies less a $100 processing fee may be applied to any future AMTA-NY Chapter event. No shows are not eligible for refund or use on future classes. Cancellations are based on post mark or email date and all cancellations must be in writing. Exceptions made only with approval of the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors. Continuing Education Credit Certificates given only upon successful completion of class. No partial credit will be issued. Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.

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.)

Oct
26
Fri
Introduction to Thailand Traditional Massage- Rochester @ TBD
Oct 26 – Oct 28 all-day

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

Instructors: ​

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.

He ​is ​approved ​by ​the ​National ​Certification ​Board ​for ​Therapeutic ​Massage ​and ​Bodywork ​(NCBTMB) ​as ​a ​continuing ​education ​provider, ​under ​Category ​A

​Pricing:
Registration ​by ​September ​28, ​2018 ​and ​save ​$200, ​so ​register ​today!

Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$300 ​| ​Regular: ​$500

Non-Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$500 ​| ​Regular: ​$700

Click here to register now!

CEH’s ​will ​be ​granted ​only ​to ​those ​who ​register ​and ​attend ​the ​entire ​class. ​No ​partial ​credit ​can/will ​be ​awarded.

Cancellations ​of ​more ​than ​14 ​days ​prior ​to ​a ​class ​are ​eligible ​for ​a ​full ​refund. ​Cancellations ​less ​than ​14 ​days ​are ​not ​refundable, ​but ​monies ​less ​a ​$100 ​processing ​fee ​may ​be ​applied ​to ​any ​future ​AMTA-NY ​Chapter ​event. ​No ​shows ​are ​not ​eligible ​for ​refund ​or ​use ​on ​future ​classes. ​Cancellations ​are ​based ​on ​post ​mark ​or ​email ​date ​and ​all ​cancellations ​must ​be ​in ​writing. ​Exceptions ​made ​only ​with ​approval ​of ​the ​AMTA-NY ​Chapter ​Board ​of ​Directors. ​Continuing ​Education ​Credit ​Certificates ​given ​only ​upon ​successful ​completion ​of ​class. ​No ​partial ​credit ​will ​be ​issued. ​Partial ​refunds ​for ​non-completed ​classes ​given ​only ​in ​emergency ​situations ​and ​with ​Chapter ​President’s ​approval. ​

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.)