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Sep
18
Sun
Essential Oils and Meridians @ Center of Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy
Sep 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

When:
Sunday, September 18, 2022      8:00am-5:30pm

Where:
Center of Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy
14 Computer Dr. West
Albany, NY 12205

Description:
In acupuncture, a meridian is a pathway or line on the body which vital energy is said to flow.  Each meridian is associated with a season, emotions, personality traits, and physical ailments.
In this class, the student will learn about meridians; their locations in the body. the physical symptoms you may have when a certain meridian has an imbalance, and how to restore that balance with acupressure massage and essential oils. Students will also learn what essential oils correspond to those meridians and assist in moving stagnation in that meridian.
By the end of the class, students will be able to understand and explain the meridian system, locate and preform acupressure massage on all 12 meridians, evaluate and assess their client, develop a massage plan, be able to list essential oils that relate to each meridian and be able to perform an acupressure aromatherapy massage.

CEH– 8

Presentor: Jennifer Sowle, CCA, LMT

Jennifer Sowle, CCA, LMT obtained her Clinical Aromatherapy Certification from the NY Institute of Aromatic Studies in NYC and her massage training from the Center of Natural Wellness in Albany, NY. She has been practicing as an Aromatherapist and Massage Therapist for over 10 years. She is a professional member of the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapists and teaches several essential oil classes to massage therapists, bodyworkers, and holistic healers. Jennifer is very passionate about essential oil education and brings that passion into every class she teaches and every product she makes.

Pricing and Cancellation Policy
Pricing:
Early registration pricing through August 21, 2022.
Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$120 ​| ​Regular: ​$200
Non-Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$200 ​| ​Regular: ​$280

Cancellation:
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   ​refund minus a $35 administrative fee. ​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. ​

COVID Precautions and Safety:
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.

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#0009). National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork  (NCBTMB) credit will be awarded by Jennifer Sowle.

Oct
1
Sat
Mental Health and Massage-Johnson City/Binghamton @ Johnson City Senior Center
Oct 1 all-day

When:October 1, 2020
Saturday 8:30am-5:30 pm

Where:
Johnson City Senior Center
30 Brocton St.
Johnson City, NY  13790

CEH’s: 8

Class Description:
During this hands on class, participants will gain an understanding of terms and classification used in the field of mental health. You will learn about the many benefits of massage for those living with a mental health concern or diagnosis. Also, gaining an understanding in the basic concepts on how to approach and safely adapt massage when working within many aspects and diagnosis with this special population. Participants will learn how massage can benefit & support the families or caregivers of those living with a diagnosis. We will discuss things like anxiety, depression, PTSD, sleep disorders, perinatal mood disorders, and addictive behaviors and more. We will explore the research on mental health and massage and how to use it to talk to other care providers to get referrals.  We will also discuss scope of practice and boundaries, and when to refer out when working with this population.

This is a hands-on classes, please bring your table,, towels, lotion, bolster, sheets, and small towel.

Presenter;  Kim Corpus, LMT

Kim is certified or trained in the following modalities: • A doula . 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 high­ risk 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.

Pricing:
Early registration ends  September 9, 2022.   Register today and save!

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.

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 $35 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

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#009). National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) credit will be awarded by Kim Corpus.

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
2
Sun
Prenatal Massage for Today’s Modern Pregnancy-Johnson City/Binghamton @ Johnson City Senior Center
Oct 2 all-day

When:October 2, 2020
Sunday 8:30am-5:30 pm

Where:
Johnson City Senior Center
30 Brocton St.
Johnson City, NY  13790

CEH’s: 8

Class Description:
During this hands on class, we will explore the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy along with learning how pregnancy impacts the body. We will review in this class, safe draping protocols, proper positioning, while keeping optimal body mechanics for massage therapists in side-lying, semi reclined, and in supine. Today’s modern pregnancy requires the importance of using correct or inclusive language and to have an understanding of current guidelines of massage in all trimesters of pregnancy. We will explore how to treat common issues that occur during pregnancy and discuss perinatal mood disorders and how massage can have an impact on the clients struggling with them, their partners, and families. We will look at research and benefits of pregnancy massage. We will explain the ethical concepts of informed consent and power differential as well using gender inclusive language when working with clients.

This is a hands-on classes, please bring your table, 2-4 Pillows, towels, lotion, bolster, sheets, and small towel or small blanket for positioning. Loose fitting top.

Presenter;  Kim Corpus, LMT

Kim is certified or trained in the following modalities: • A doula . 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 high­ risk 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.

Pricing:
Early registration ends  September 9, 2022.   Register today and save!

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.

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 $35 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

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#009). National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) credit will be awarded by Kim Corpus.

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
8
Sat
Clinical Orthopedic Massage Therapy (COMT) Regional Approach (Level 1) for the Neck @ Courtyard by Marriott Buffalo Airport
Oct 8 @ 8:30 am – Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm

When:
October 8-9, 2022
Saturday and Sunday 8:30am-5:30 pm

Where:
Courtyard by Marriott Buffalo Airport
4243 Genesee St.
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

CEH’s: 16

Class Description:
Clinical Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) for the Neck covers the major  clinical orthopedic assessment and treatment techniques for the neck. Clinical treatment strategy as well as precautions and contraindications  are also covered. These manual therapy skills will empower you to do effective clinical orthopedic work throughout this hands-on workshop,  Dr. Joe Muscolino reinforces the underlying mechanisms for each of the  assessment and treatment techniques, encouraging critical reasoning  skills.

Presentor: Dr. Joe Muscolino

Dr. Muscolino, in practice since 1985, is a licensed soft-tissue oriented chiropractic physician with a private practice in Stamford, CT. He taught anatomy and physiology at Purchase College, and taught kinesiology and musculoskeletal and visceral anatomy, physiology, and pathology courses at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy (CCMT). Dr. Muscolino is also an approved provider by NCBTMB and offers multiple levels of Certification in Clinical Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) around the US and the world. He served as a subject matter expert on the Exam and Continuing Education committees of the NCBTMB and is the author of eight major publications. He writes a regular feature article for Massage & Bodywork Magazine and has written articles for the Massage Therapy Journal (mtj), the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies (jbmt), Massage Magazine, Massage Today, and other massage related publications world-wide.

Pricing and Cancellation Policy

Pricing:
Early registration pricing through September 9, 2022.

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

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

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

Cancellation:

Cancellations of ​more ​than ​14 ​days ​prior ​to ​a ​class ​are  ​eligible ​for ​a ​refund minus a $35 administrative fee. ​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. ​

COVID Precautions and Safety:
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.

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#0009). National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork  (NCBTMB) credit will be awarded by Dr. Muscolino.

Nov
6
Sun
Bars Free Seated Ashiatsu @ Ramada by Wyndham, Liverpool/Syracuse
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

When:
Sunday, November 6, 2022      9am-6pm

Where:
Ramada by Wyndham, Liverpool/Syracuse
441 Electronics Parkway
Liverpool, New York 13088

Description:
Work Smarter, Not Harder!   You will learn a full 60-minute barefoot protocol that  combines seated  prone, supine as well as side-lying barefoot techniques.  This course  will not only include warm up strokes such as effleurage,  petrissage  and compression but will include deeper techniques such as  cross fiber  friction, positional release and trigger point therapy.  Contraindications specific to deep tissue and ashiatsu methods as  well  as how to communicate effectively with your clients during the   treatment will be discussed.  This one day introduction to barefoot  massage will allow you to dip your toes in the water and get a taste of  ashiatsu without installing the overhead bars.
This is a hands(feet)-on classes, you will be asked to bring the following: -Clean soft feet -Massage table with face cradle -1 set of sheets to include a face cradle cover -3 hand towels -one king sized pillow case -slip on shoes, such as flip-flops -lotion -a 24″ wooden stools that does not roll

Presentor: Karen Harmon, LMT

I have been a Massage Therapist since 2008 and opened my own business in 2013,  I finally had the freedom to explore new and creative modalities. I found Ashiatsu that same year and signed up as soon as I could. The first class I knew, this was going to do so many amazing things for my career and business including the longevity of both. That first class I was asking about teaching and am so excited to be a part of Deepfeet Bar Therapy as a Certified Deepfeet Therapist as well as an Instructor.

CEH’s– 8

Pricing and Cancellation Policy
Pricing:
Early registration pricing through October 9, 2022.
Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$120 ​| ​Regular: ​$200
Non-Member ​Rate:
Early: ​$200 ​| ​Regular: ​$280

Cancellation:
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   ​refund minus a $35 administrative fee. ​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. ​

COVID Precautions and Safety:
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.

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#0009). National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork  (NCBTMB) credit will be awarded by DeepFeet Bar Therapy.

Nov
13
Sun
When Good Shoulders Go Bad-Rochester/ Victor @ Bright Ravens East Gymnastics
Nov 13 @ 8:30 am – Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm

When:
November 13-14, 2022
Sunday and Monday 8:30am-5:30 pm

Where:
Bright Raven East Gymnastics
62 School St.
Victor, NY  14564

Presenter: Judith DeLany, LMT
CEH’s: 16

Class Description:
When a joint presents with a high degree of mobility, instability is an associated factor. The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in the body and an array of complications can result from poor habits of use, strain and trauma.

This course will explore the complex makeup of the shoulder joint and a variety of associated dysfunctions, syndromes, and surgeries. We will also look at how some habitual sport movements can alter the shoulder forever. We will consider the primary glenohumeral joint muscles that cause shoulder pain and dysfunction with detailed anatomy support. A step-by-step treatment protocol will be demonstrated (supine, sidelying, prone) and a directed trade will help you to master the techniques and strategies for improving shoulder health..

Massage tables, facerests and bolsters (or pillow) for foot/leg support will be needed. Each person should bring table linens, even if not bringing a table. Lubrication will be needed (no lavender or strong scents, please). Writing pens and paper are suggested. Handouts will be provided.

 Presenter: Judith DeLany, LMT

Judith DeLany is a dynamic presenter who has spent over three decades developing NMT techniques and course curricula for manual practitioners. She has co-authored five NMT textbooks (with Dr. Leon Chaitow) and spearheaded a 3D Anatomy software project for massage and manual therapies (Primal Pictures). Her professional focus aims to advance education in all health care professions to include myofascial therapies for acute and chronic pain syndromes.

 

 

 

Pricing:
Early registration ends October 15 , 2022  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.

Cancellation:
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   ​refund minus a $35 administrative fee. ​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. ​

COVID Precautions and Safety:
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.

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) ​is ​an ​Approved ​Provider ​for ​continuing ​Education ​by ​the ​NYSED ​Office ​of ​the ​Professions ​State ​Board for ​Massage ​Therapy ​(#0009). National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork  (NCBTMB) credit will be awarded by Judith Delany (#03475800).

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