Sports Massage Team Events – Winter 2017

The Sports Massage Team (SMT) has wrapped up another successful season! In 2017 we welcomed several new members, including four students from Asnuntuck Community College. We also added two new races to the calendar and were very well received at both. Looking forward, our 2018 SMT calendar

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President’s Message – Winter 2017

We made it through that busiest time of the year again, when stress levels rose, clients needed to get in, holiday shopping had to be done, and the wrapping, the meals, the decorations…and on it went. It’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle, and

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National Convention Reports: The Winning Case Study

By Maureen Stott There is a massage school in Florida that requires every student to do a case study each semester.  This is a wonderful foundation for students so they are not intimidated by research. Each year the Massage Therapy Foundation has a case study contest.  There

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National Convention Reports: Thai Massage Class

By Nikki Arel Starting any morning with Thai massage is my idea of a perfect day! Jill kicked off Friday in Pasadena with a four hour class giving history and information about Thai massage, or Nuad Bo Rarn, then a demo and then just under two hours

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NMTAW Week

Overall, the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) is the #1 choice for adults, those who have had a massage in the past year, as well as massage professionals in terms of overall impression, credibility, respect and having the best trained and educated therapists. Schedule a massage with

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Reporting Inappropriate Clients

By Becca Torns-Barker, AMTA-CT President Every so often, a massage therapist will come to me and tell me about a client that had an inappropriate request. You know, the kind we all learned about in massage school, and some of us have experienced in practice. The therapist

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