Spring 2020 Delegate Report

Filed by Delegates Nikki Arel and Jeff Shuman The AOD (Assembly of Delegates) Report 2019 has been finalized and released. There was a summary of the discussions had at the AOD in October. The Position Statement regarding online education was defeated in the Assembly. If you have

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Why I Volunteer for Outreach Events

Thoughts from the CSMT desk I first learned of the AMTA CT-Chapter Community Service Massage Team the way many of us have.  I was a newbie in massage school and there was a section on the AMTA and what the Emergency Division of the CSMT had done. 

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Spring 2020 Government Relations Update

Hello from the desk of your friendly GR Chair, Nikki Arel. While session has only just started up, I have been busy at work with our Lobbyist, Paula, over the winter.  We have been meeting with various parties about the ‘Estheticians’ Bill’ that was passed last year

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Spring 2020 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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CTMOM Volunteer Event

Attention Community Service Massage Team and Chapter Volunteers CTMOM is approaching and we are looking for up to 10 volunteers for each shift to do chair, table, or Thai massage. Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, 2020, 3 shifts both days. The CFDO (Connecticut Foundation for

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2020 AMTA-CT Conference and Annual Meeting

Conference and Annual Meeting Registration is OPEN The wait is over! We thank you for your patience while we learned new registration software. You can now register for BOTH the Annual Meeting on Saturday April 4th and CT Conference from April 2-5 at the DoubleTree in Bristol.

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Fall Chapter Meeting Summary

After calling to Order / Roll Call / Introductions, Becca Torns-Barker honored Maureen Stott our 2019 Chapter Meritorious and also the AMTA National Meritorious winner. There was then a bit of discussion about the need for volunteers and how the structure of volunteering has changed. Most people

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National Meritorious Recipient, Maureen Stott

– by Nikki Arel Connecticut was very proud to have Maureen Stott named as both our State and National Meritorious recipient for 2019 at the AMTA National Convention in Indianapolis.  This award has been given annually since 1969 and recognizes the volunteerism and altruistic, giving nature of

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CT Conference 2020 News

The planning of the 5th Annual AMTA CT Chapter Conference is well underway. We are currently working on all aspects of our 2020 event. The four day conference is being held in the same location (Doubletree in Bristol, CT) on April 2-5, 2020. Save the date! We

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Dianne Polseno Memorial Scholarship

2020 CT Conference – DoubleTree by Hilton, Bristol CT April 2-5, 2020  Dianne Polseno was one of New England’s great educators, a massage therapist, mentor, and friend to many in the AMTA-CT Chapter .   The chapter is proud to offer full registration to our 2020 CT Conference

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