AMTA-CT July Membership Meeting Summary

The July meeting of the AMTA-CT Chapter was held at the Red Lion Hotel, Cromwell on July 17th. Becca Torns-Barker, President, ran the meeting. All of the chapter leaders were introduced (you can find their contact info on the chapter website www.amtactchapter.org). Associate’s Degree Program We started

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FREE 2019 Research Webinar Series

FREE 2019 Research Webinar Series MTF & NCBTMB are excited to offer Part II of the FREE 2019 Research Webinar Series. Learn more about research and increase your practical working knowledge! The second webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 2 p.m. CST. Learn more

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State of CT Legislative Update

No Sales Tax for Massage Therapy Services On Wednesday, June 26th Governor Lamont signed the budget that passed in both the House and Senate earlier this month. We are pleased to announce that Massage Therapy remains exempt and we DO NOT pay sales tax! This was a

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2019 CT Conference Recap

The 2019 Conference has come and gone and we are already at work on the 2020 event, which will be our 5th Annual CT Chapter Conference, April 2nd-5th at the same location. Save the date! Now back to 2019, this years Conference was very busy from start

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Volunteer with AMTA-CT

The AMTA-CT chapter relies nearly completely on the support of its volunteers. Just a few reasons to volunteer: It feels amazing to give of yourself It’s a great way to meet people and network Expand your horizons by learning new skills AMTA-CT tries to make volunteering as

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AMTA-CT Sports Massage Team

I am excited to be the new Director of the AMTA Sport Massage Team. Our team is in a new phase, and I encourage you to stay tuned! My goal is to work with Race Directors to pay us directly or to be able to charge the

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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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