Welcome To Your American Massage Therapy Association New Mexico Chapter!

The New Mexico Chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association has been collaboratively serving the New Mexico Massage Therapist community for over five decades.

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On a state chapter level, the AMTA -New Mexico Chapter strives to be a regional as well as a national connecting point of professional information for its members. AMTA-NM communicates with its membership via E-Blasts, Annual Conferences, Social Media and Chapter Meetings.

MISSION:

The mission of the AMTA-NM chapter is to inspire, educate, empower, and advocate for the massage therapy community.

CORE PURPOSES:

To promote, advance and provide innovative thinking in the field of massage therapy while facilitating, supporting and serving AMTA members.

AMTA New Mexico Chapter Calendar

Apr
27
Tue
Virtual CE: Creating Safety–Using Physiology to Enhance the Therapeutic Connection
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ethics for LMTs

Bhanu Joy Harrison, LCSW, SEP, LMT will be presenting this live, virtual course. “Neuroception” is the ability we all possess to determine safety, danger or life threat.  We will discuss Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal Theory and how we can use it to create greater safety and therapeutic benefit for clients and a more ethical practice.  Topics include: evolution of the nervous system and its functioning, creating safety through tracking our personal and client body responses to the work and tools to enhance deeper connection. Create healthy and professional relationships with your clients!

Registration Instructions

Since AMTA-NM is sponsoring this CE course, it is complimentary and space is limited to 60 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register for only this course or the June 12th so we can accommodate the most AMTA members.

We kindly request that you honor your commitment to attend the course. Space is very limited. If you cannot attend, please email volunteer Amy Zampella at amy@heartlinemassage.com or call 505-280-8589 so that we may open up the space to another member. Thank you.

This course is approved by NCB under NCBTMB Provider # 419781-00

 

Jun
12
Sat
Virtual CE: Understanding and Transforming Stress–Ethics for LMTs
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Bhanu Joy Harrison, LCSW, SEP, LMT will be presenting this live virtual class.

Stress is the #1 reason clients seek out bodywork and ethically, you should have a strong grasp on what stress is. We will explore the physiology of stress, effects of stress on the body, homeostasis vs. allostasis, and how bodywork, mindfulness and other approaches can relieve stress. Ethical communication skills about stress will also be covered.

Registration Instructions

Since AMTA-NM is sponsoring this CE course, it is complimentary and space is limited to 60 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register for only this course or the April 27th class so we can accommodate the most AMTA members.

We kindly request that you honor your commitment to attend the course. Space is very limited. If you cannot attend, please email volunteer Amy Zampella at amy@heartlinemassage.com or call 505-280-8589 so that we may open up the space to another member. Thank you.

This course is approved by NCB under NCBTMB Provider #419781-00

Aug
26
Thu
AMTA National Convention
Aug 26 – Aug 28 all-day

Save the date for the National Convention in Tampa, Florida! Stay tuned for more details.

Sep
12
Sun
NM Chapter Board Meeting
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This will be a virtual meeting for the board members and officers, but any member may attend. Please email Sara for an invitation link.

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