Massage Therapy is Phase 2

It’s official! Governor Lamont announced today that all personal services (including massage therapy) would open in Phase 2, which is tentatively scheduled for June 20.  Self-certification will be required as part of the reopening process. You can learn more about that here: https://business.ct.gov/recovery The state has not rolled out any

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Membership Report

Jeff Shuman Hello to my AMTA-CT family! I know that there are tons of things to occupy our minds as we are sitting idle with our practices closed, but there are some great things we can be doing to improve our businesses and ourselves while anxiously awaiting

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Government Relations Report

Nikki Arel, Government Relations Chair First, we want to thank our lobbyist Paula, for all the input throughout the past two months, and our members who have sent kind words and are being understanding throughout these really weird days. As of March, COVID-19 took hold in the Northeast,

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Thank you Sue Barrett

We are sad to announce that Sue Barrett will be stepping down as Connecticut Conference Chair. Sue has done an amazing job the past few years heading this committee. Sue, thank you for your devotion to this conference.  It has survived in large part due to the

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Awards 2020

Chapter Humanitarian –Cass Crewdson The chapter humanitarian award acknowledges the heart of massage in action.  Cass is a familiar face in the Connecticut Chapter for many years.  She has been an AMTA member for 32 years and has helped to establish a standard of excellence.   She has

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Wendy Payton – 2020 Chapter Meritorious

The chapter meritorious award acknowledges diligent volunteerism done in an altruistic manner and is selected by a committee of five members. Our chapter meritorious award this year goes to Wendy Payton.  She has been a staple in the massage industry in CT for decades. She reaches out

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AMTA-CT Chapter Election Results 2020

Board Members – 2 year Terms 2020-2022       President – Mindy Michaud       Board Member – Amy Waite      Secretary – Lani Dove Delegate to the Assembly of Delegates – 2 year Term 2020-2022       Rocky Perez Congratulations everyone and special thanks to Melissa Glassman for serving as our elections coordinator

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Message from Becca Torns-Barker

As you now know, I am finishing my 2nd term as chapter president. I want to thank you, our members, for this honor of being your chapter president and representing you. I am in very good company, and hope that I served you well. We have accomplished

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Summer 2020 Presidents Message

I am excited to begin my term as President and work with the amazing chapter leaders in Connecticut.  This has been a year to remember right from the beginning of 2020.   Due to the Pandemic many of our events have been cancelled – beginning with our 5th

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PUA Questions

Hello Members: In response to the (expected) PUA coming on-line later this week for self-employed residents in CT, Nikki has been getting a number of questions from members. PLEASE NOTE:Nikki is NOT a DOL or State employee; she is NOT a financial advisor/CPA/bookkeeper. AMTA cannot advise you in such

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