April 7-9, 2017 Annual Meeting & Educational Event

Registration is Open!  Please join us for the 2017 AMTA - Michigan Chapter Annual Meeting and Educational Event being held April 7-9, 2017 at the Sheraton Ann Arbor, 3200 Boardwalk Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Our hotel group rate is $149.00. Mention our AMTA-MI event when you call 734-996-0600 to reserve your room.  A block of rooms will be … [Read more...]

$72-Myofascial Release (6 CEU’s)-Sat., Nov.12, 2016-Grand Rapids, MI

EARN 6 CEU's! Cost is $72.00  *Myofascial Release Therapy Saturday November 12, 2016  9:00 AM to 5:00 PM REGISTER NOW! Fascia is a tough connective tissue which spreads throughout the body in a three dimensional web from head to foot. Scarring, poor posture, inflammatory processes and trauma can change the integrity of the fascia by … [Read more...]

April 15-17, 2016 Chapter Meeting & Educational Event

Register Now!  Please join us for the 2016 Annual Meeting and Educational Event held April 15-17, 2016 at The Henry, Autograph Collection Hotel, 300 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126. Our hotel group rate is $126.00. Reserve your room Doug Nelson, author, educator and researcher, is the primary speaker/educator. He began his career in massage … [Read more...]

$5,000 AMTA scholarship for one massage therapy student

AMTA is awarding a $5,000 scholarship to one massage therapy student.  Applications must be submitted by January 31, 2016. Applicants must be enrolled or admitted in a 500-hour minimum entry-level massage therapy program at the time the scholarship application is submitted. Apply now! … [Read more...]

2016 Annual Meeting & Educational Event, April 15-17

Our 2016 Annual Meeting and Educational Event will be held April 15-17th at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn. Please save the date! Doug Nelson, author, educator and researcher, is the primary speaker/educator. He began his career in massage therapy in 1977 and maintains a vibrant clinical practice in Champaign, Illinois. His lectures will … [Read more...]

Chapter Elections – new chapter volunteers

Please extend a warm welcome to our new chapter volunteers Laura Baker, Communications Chair; Harold Pape, Delegate; Rob Weilding, Chapter Treasurer. Thank you to our returning board members Carrie Mayo Buechler, 1st Vice President and Membership Chair; Cindy Dort, 2nd Vice President and Alternate Delegate; Susan Gamalski, Delgate; Karen … [Read more...]

New Chapter Members (February-May 2015)

Welcome to the new Professional, Graduate and Student Members who joined our chapter! February 2015- Colleen Boucher, Peggy A Chambers, Tabitha Cieslak, Janae Danzy, Andrea Hart, Ian Hartman, Isaac Ibironke, Jody Lewis, Karlie Lyn Livingston, Raymona Lofton, Jaime Mitchell, Leslie Erin Monday, Aja Murry, Johanna O'Keefe, Linda Pello, Kira … [Read more...]

Legislative Update

The New Year has officially arrived and the 2015-2016 legislative session has begun. The 110 members of the Michigan House of Representatives and 38 Members of the Michigan Senate were sworn into office on January 14th and given their committee assignments for the next 2 years. One week later, Governor Rick Snyder delivered his “State of the State … [Read more...]

Licensure Information

In order to practice as a massage therapist in Michigan you MUST hold a Michigan license. Applications for licensure can be downloaded here. If you are renewing, you would have received your renewal/relicensure application via surface mail. Complete it and submit with required payment. Because the CE requirements are not yet in place you are … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Volunteering

Looking to grow your practice and increase your clientele? Hoping to improve your expand your career and improve your health? Whether you have an hour a month or an hour a year, think about volunteering for your Chapter! It can be a one-time activity or ongoing: it's all up to you! Volunteering can include anything from working a chair massage … [Read more...]