2019 AMTA-NJ ChapterSpring Retreat/Annual Meeting
May 3-5, 2019 is our Spring Retreat. Our presenter/educator will be Joe Muscolino. We are offering a complementary yoga class to members attending on the evening of May 3rd. We will have self-care vendors on hand during the retreat as well.
Our annual meeting will be held on Sunday. May 5th.
2019 Massage Therapy Foundation Fundraiser
AMTA-NJ Chapter volunteer Robin Miccio will be hosting a 2019 Massage Therapy Fundraiser. The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) has provided us with tremendous support in bringing forth new research that has been scientifically supported with viable statistics and research that has proven massage therapy to be a forerunner and a complimentary method in healing that is beneficial to all professions.
Calling all Community Service Massage Team members (CSMT)!
Here is a brief synopsis of what your fellow AMTA-NJ Chapter members have been doing!
The following members have donated their time and energy in serving our profession.
There are two outstanding articles that were published by the Massage Therapy Foundaton. The articles were written by members of our chapter. The first article titled '
Self Massage of the Knee' by Dr. Dottie Atkins, AMTA-NJ Chapter Board Member, was rated 17th amongst the top 25 research articles read in the 10 years of International Journal of Massage and Bodywork's history. [See link below to read article in its entirety]:
AMTA-NJ Chapter Board Secretary and Massage Therapy Foundation Writing Group Member Kelly Skellinger had her first co-authored MTF article titled '
A Stress and Anxiety Study - Pairing Japanese Amna Massage and Reiki' published in Massage Today in September 2018. [See link below to read article in is entirety]:
The AMTA-NJ Sports Team has been on a roll this year. We are proud of the work Sports Team Chair Marty Fitzgerald and his team have done this year. We look forward to their participation in 2019! Thank you, Marty!
AMTA-NJ Membership Chair Erin Clyne is taking the role of membership chair to another level! Erin has an impressive resume and the work she has done thus far in supporting and encouraging our members to participate will take our chapter far in the year ahead. Thank you, Erin!
Last but not least, please read the Government Relations article in this newsletter. Government Relations Chair Cynthia Sinicropi-Philibosian has gone above and beyond this year in her new role. We extend our sincere apprecition and gratitude to her and her team. Thank you, Cynthia!