From the AMTA National Convention to addressing opportunities and challenges within the massage therapy profession, AMTA-IL members share their stories and insights, as well as all the education and meetups you can handle.
Be sure to catch Outreach Committee Chair Tony Karoumi at one of his meetups, the next one is on October 29th. Keep up to date on ALL of the chapter events
The deadline is still a little ways out, but if you are interested in volunteering your time as an elected member of our Board of Directors, The deadline to apply is February 27, 2018. All positions that are up for election or reelection, as well as instructions for applying, are located
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Margot Bowman's Tax and Record Keeping for Massage Therapists class on November 18th and 19th! Less than one month to learn about all of the fancy deductions that you haven't been taking for the last 10 years.
Christine Stearns writes about her experience as a first responder, and how sometimes the ones who help the most, need help the most. Also get a glimpse of what AMTA-IL is doing about it, and how you can help.
Jan DiMasi has been a staple of the Illinois Massage community since 1982. She opens up and shares her experiences with how AMTA has changed over the past 35 years.
Government Relations Committee chair Cassandra Stratton provides a recap of her experiences at the AMTA National Convention, and discusses how volunteerism helps the profession as a whole. Read about it HERE
Recent assumptions made by the Illinois Senate Budget Committee raise interesting questions about how our profession is viewed, and how it should be regulated. Mike Hovi explores the pros and cons of one potential option - Creating 2 separate levels of massage therapy licensure.
Outstanding members of the massage community are easy to find, but are so rarely recognized for their work. If you know someone who deserves recognition for their work, submit their name to our awards committee. Information about what awards are recognized, and instructions on how to submit a name can be found
Congratulations to our new members!
The AMTA-IL Family has grown by leaps and bounds over the past month.
Click Here to see a list of our newest members.