Winter Chapter Meeting & Education
Location: Hilton Garden Inn Hartford/Windsor, 555 Corporate Drive, Windsor, CT
10:00-11:00am Doors open, visit exhibitors, refreshments, social time
11:00-1:00pm Business Meeting
Sports Massage — Learn the Basics, Plus New Innovative Techniques for Pre/Intra/Post Event Massage – Presented by Amy Hendry, BS, LMT, LE
In this fast-paced 4 hour class, the Massage Therapist will be refreshed in the science and theory of how massage may enhance functional performance and review the dynamics of pre, intra, and post event massage. They will learn how to greet and assess their athlete to create a short session using massage/stretching modalities specific to the event phase. Therapists will learn and perform cramp protocols. Class will include hands-on demonstrations and assisted practice.
Equipment: Table and linens. Wear comfortable, modest clothing to give and receive sports massage.
Amy Hendry, BS, LMT, LE, has been a myofascial/sports therapist and educator for the past 24 years working with professional/semi-professional athletes, and Division I, II, and III collegiate athletes. She has been with the WNBA Connecticut Sun for 18 years and for the past 5 years with the New England Blackwolves Professional Men’s Lacrosse team. She has trained therapists who work with the Chicago Sky, Phoenix Mercury and Number 1 National Champions Seattle Storm WNBA teams. Amy works with other WNBA teams, Olympic gold medalists, NBA, MLB, NHL, and NFL athletes. She has developed myofascial techniques that have been utilized in several research programs for professional athletes. Amy also brings her expertise of myofascial work to the classroom and corporate world in an effort to curb and/or eliminate reoccurring injuries and repetitive overuse scenarios while maintaining flexibility/stability/balance and breaking pain/spasm/pain cyclical protocols that lead to surgical interventions and/or long-term restrictions.
Education Policy for FREE Classes
Should you register for a Free AMTA CT Chapter education workshop and be unable to attend, you MUST cancel your registration no later than 72 hours prior to the start of the class. Those registrants who fail to cancel and do not attend the workshop will be prohibited from attending any Free AMTA CT Chapter education workshops for 12 months.
ADA assistance is available upon request.