AMTA-CT Membership

Wow this year is flying by! Just like the last 10 years that I have been a member of AMTA-CT! Like many of you, I spent many of those years as a silent member – maybe attending a meeting once a year if schedules worked out. I

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Government Relations

This session has been VERY busy and at the writing of this report will, most likely, be going into special session. The massage therapy profession has been active in the budget process, as Governor Lamont’s initial budget proposal removed the exemption for sales tax for massage therapy. 

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Education News

In July, two continuing education classes are being presented: Self-care Tune up for the Massage Therapist and Fundamentals of Fascial Therapy. Each class is NCBTMB approved and offered at either no cost or at a significantly reduced price for AMTA members. Self-Care Tune-Up for the Massage Therapist

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Summer 2019 Presidents Message

I love summer. I always have. It a season full of possibility: full of adventure, exploration…everything around us is growing. Take time to plant your own garden, whether that is full of produce, flowers, or your own enrichment. Investing in yourself now is believing in your future.

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Legislation Update: We need your help!

Members, we still need your help! Write more letters opposing sales tax on massage therapy! HB7410 was introduced today, which is a second version of the proposed budget, and it still includes massage therapy on the list of new taxable services. This bill has a Public Hearing

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Spring 2019 – President’s Message

Greetings AMTA-CT! Springtime is the perfect time to reinvigorate your practice with AMTA-CT by your side.  Whether reinvigorating yourself with some new techniques or volunteering a few hours of your time, Spring is the perfect time to take on all those things you promised yourself you’d try.

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Government Relations’ ‘Info You Need!’

2019 looks to be, potentially be a very busy legislative session for our profession.  But first? Please MARK YOUR CALENDARS for 8 MAY 2019, a Wednesday, for Legislative Awareness Day (LAD).  This annual event is my personal favorite day to work with so many of my colleagues,

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Update on State of CT Budget and Sales Tax

From the moment that Governor Lamont released his budget, Becca and I have been hard at work! Massage Therapy is currently exempt from sales tax; the new budget is looking to remove that exemption. We had our Lobbyist submit our two letters, by hand, to Governor Lamont

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CT Conference 2019

The fourth annual Connecticut Chapter AMTA Conference is just around the corner and we have a great line-up of educators and exhibitors this year for you. We also have some exciting social events to go along with this years Conference as well. We are offering 18 Continuing

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Membership News

Anytime that we approach the end of a decade there is a period of introspection of the good and the bad. As I look over the last decade of activity in the AMTA, there are so many highpoints for the organization and the massage field overall. We

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