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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Members, We Need Your Help

Did You Know? That the CT Chapter offers you benefits far beyond what National requires of us? Here is what we are required to offer: Three newsletters a year (We offer four) One community building event (We offer four) One annual membership meeting (We offer four) In

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Call for Candidates: 2019 Election

The AMTA-CT Chapter wants YOU to be a part of the team! Consider running for or encouraging another AMTA member to run for an open position.    The application process is here. Applications are due 3/19/19. Note: One application PER POSITION. You may submit multiple applications.   Open elected positions:

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Measuring Progress in Your Clients

“I’m better!” my client stated after I asked him how he was doing. “Much better.” “Really?” I inquired. “How do you know?” He looked at me incredulously, then realized I was serious. “How is it that you really know you’re better?” “I know I’m better because I’ve

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