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Triad Unit (CE) Clinical Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers

July 16, 2016, 9:00am - July 17, 2016, 5:00pm

Presenter: Cynthia Loving CE Hours: 14 Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm (1 hour lunch) $122.00 for AMTA members $234.00 for non-members (cost includes $10 Aromatherapy manual) Click 'Tickets' above to register online. Contact: T.A.G. Woods triadunit@amtanc.org (336) 992-6135

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Southeast Unit (CE) The Art of Massage Cupping Therapy

May 25, 2016, 9:00am - May 26, 2016, 6:00pm

Presenter: Annie Garic CE Hours: 16 Registration: 8:30am 5/25, Class: 9am to 6pm each day Cost: AMTA Members, $288; Non-Members, $400 A wonderful ancient tool has found its place in the contemporary world of health care. Massage cupping is a modern form of vacuum therapy, and the incredible results that this simple treatment produces have truly impressed those who experience its subtle power. Students can expect the unexpected! Each person responds to this modality based on their condition at the time. There is a high level of hands-on work. Keeping warm and adequate hydration assists any processes that may develop. Participants who have not received regular bodywork may experience remarkable changes. These experiences are necessary for the practitioner to understand the complex effects of this technique. Massage cupping therapy is incredibly versatile and the basic movements can easily be customized to accomplish a wide variety of techniques, from lymphatic drainage to deep tissue release. This complements many health modalities ranging from spa treatments and medical massage to chiropractic, physical and occupational therapies. What to bring: - sheets and face cradle covers - one small hand towel - one bath or large towel - unscented massage oil - box of tissue - robe (optional) Click on 'Tickets' above to register online. Contact: Jackie Waldrop (910) 381-9995 southeastunit@amtanc.org

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Triangle Unit (CE) The Artistry of Fascial Work

June 11, 2016, 9:00am - June 11, 2016, 4:00pm

Presenter: Michael Gagliano CE Hours: 6 Registration: 8:30am, Class: 9am - 4pm Cost: $48.00 for AMTA members, $96.00 for nonmembers Description: This is a hands-on experiential class presented within the framework of an oral tradition. We will explore the structural components of the fascial system. (Including the meningeal and cerebro-spinal fluid components.) How it all intimately interacts with our other systems; how to palpate the manifestations of it's rhythm and allow for it to enhance our own and our clients' self-healing capacity. Lastly, we will discuss how to integrate it into our own current practice patterns. Students need to bring linens. Click on 'Tickets' above to register online. Contact: Terry Schleede triangleunit@amtanc.org (704) 437-3311 ____________________ Photo by: Paul Bourke flic.kr/p/p8KSGF Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

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Triad Unit (CE) Bamboo Fusion

August 27, 2016, 9:30am - August 28, 2016, 6:00pm

Presenter: Ivy Jo Staton CE Hours: 16 Cost: $128.00 for AMTA members, $256.00 for non-members Saturday, August 27th Registration at 9 AM Class 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM Sunday, August 28th Registration at 8:30 AM Class 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Bamboo-fusion on the table is an innovative way to provide Swedish or deep tissue full body massage on the table while reducing the stress on your hands. You will learn a new way to give effleurage and petrissage with warm bamboo of different shapes and sizes in the hand and learn deep tissue techniques that require little effort on your part. The bamboo set is so lightweight and easy to carry, it will be the only way you will ever want to massage again. By introducing a new tool you will increase the amount of clients to which you can apply deep tissue, give longer full body massage, and save your hands from repetitive injuries and fatigue. Students will need a table and a set of sheets for each day. Click 'Tickets' above to register online. Contact: Tag Woods triadunit@amtanc.org (336) 992-6135

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Triad Unit (CE) Bamboo Visage

July 11, 2016, 9:30am - July 11, 2016, 1:30pm

Presenter: Ivy Jo Staton CE Hours: 4 Cost: $32.00 for AMTA members, $64.00 for non-members A wonderful treatment by itself or the perfect finishing touch to complete a full body massage. This relaxing face massage will increase the flow of oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the facial area leaving the client’s skin soft and supple. The bamboo set is so delicate and easy to carry, it will be the only way you will ever want to massage again. Students will need a table and one set of sheets. Preferably no makeup since we will be doing hands on work on the face. Click 'Tickets' above to register online. Contact: Tag Woods triadunit@amtanc.org (336) 992-6135

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The Privilege License Tax

This does not include the Art of Healing License. The Privilege License Tax has been repealed in North Carolina, effective July 1, 2015. 

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Proposed Update To Standing Rules

At upcoming meeting, volunteer opportunities and other important matters will be discussed, including voting on changes to Standing Rules.

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