The 2024 Texas Chapter Convention was held April 19-21 in Grapevine TX

More than 200 participants attended their selection from the 14 classes offered. Students and instructors came from all over the US to participate in the largest massage education event in the state of Texas. Vendors offered goods, tools, and education options.

A great deal of learning and FUN was had by all!

    

Special events included:

  • Pre-Convention Meet & Greet – 85 people attended.
  • Chapter Annual Meeting and Dinner including awards and special recognition. More than 120 attended.
  • Honky Tonk Party – a great time was had by the more than 100 party goers.

     

See all the action on the 2024 Convention Wrap Up page!

AMTA Texas Chapter Calendar

Jun
21
Fri
San Antonio June 2024 – New Braunfel’s Area Massage Therapist–Let’s get together! @ Dos Rios Mexican bar and Grill
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

New Braunfel’s Area Massage Therapist–Let’s get together!

Join AMTA for our first meeting in the New Braunfel’s area to have fun, get to know each other, and enjoy a good meal.  Food is provided

There is no cost to attend. All therapists are welcome, so feel free to bring a colleague or fellow therapist to meet others. You do not need to be an AMTA member to attend. Students are always welcome.

Location: Dos Rios Mexican bar and Grill   1281 N Academy Ave  New Braunfels, TX   Ask for “AMTA”

Time:  Friday, Jun 21, 2024  6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Topic: Let’s connect and create community!

RSVP by email or Facebook requested but not required to attend.

For questions or RSVP contact the coordinators at:  saregion.amtatx@gmail.com or the Education Chair at: educationchair.amtatexas@gmail.com. You can also join our Facebook page to learn about events in our region https://www.facebook.com/groups/1207456803264247.

To see what is happening in regions across Texas, check out the calendar page on our website: https://tx.wp.amtamassage.org/calendar/

SE Houston Region – June 2024 Meeting @ Sawa Mediterranean
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Let’s discuss managing inappropriate client behavior

Please join AMTA for our monthly community building and education meeting on: Friday, Jun 21,  2024  from 6:30-8:30 pm

Location: Sawa Mediterranean   16608 El Camino Real  Houston, TX

Join us as Ann Beeman from San Jacinto College shares with us how to deal with inappropriate clients. This a powerful and important topic for discussion

Focus of the meeting:

  • Dealing with inappropriate client behavior
  • Intake forms
  • SOAP notes
  • Great Food
  • Great connections

The meeting is free and food is provided

Feel free to invite other therapists and/or share this email. You can also post on facebook groups you may participate in.  You do not have to be a member of AMTA to attend. Students are always welcome.

RSVP by email or Facebook requested by not required.

If you have any questions, please contact the coordinators at: sehoustonregion.amtatx@gmail.com

Our Facebook group

or the Education Chair at:  educationchair.amtatexas@gmail.com

RSVP by email or Facebook requested by not required.

Jun
27
Thu
El Paso Region June Meeting @ Mac’s Downtown
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Let’s get together and enjoy great food!

Join AMTA for a Free Meet and Greet in the Edge of Texas (El Paso) region.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 27 at 11am.

Location: Mac’s Downtown   315 E Mills Ave, El Paso, TX

Brunch will be provided.

Bring your ideas, questions, and suggestions to help build your professional community. We will be discussing CE classes AMTA is bringing to our area spending time exploring what therapists need in the area.

Feel free to invite other therapists and/or to forward this email. You do not have to be a member of AMTA to attend. Students are always welcome.
If you have any questions, please contact the coordinators at:  edgeoftexasamta@gmail.com  or the Education Chair (Michelle) at:  educationchair.amtatexas@gmail.com or join our Facebook group and check out what’s happening. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1951071048331529

Austin Region June 2024 Meeting @ Austin Community College Northridge Campus
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Let’s get together and experience Aston Kinetics

Join the Austin region AMTA  for a special event with Michelle Wald FMPT, LMT, tailored for massage therapists looking to improve their self-care and well-being. This free event will provide an overview of the Aston® Fundamental classes, a chance to explore the benefits of Aston® Mechanics, and insight into your own body’s alignment.  The gathering will include hands-on activities to help improve your body’s sensitivity. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a seasoned professional and enhance your practice and well-being.

Location:
Austin Community College
Northridge Campus
11928 Stonehollow Blvd  Building 3000  2nd floor

Date and Time:  Thursday, Jun 27 630pm – 8pm

About the presenter:  Michelle Wald FMPT, LMT, is an Advanced Aston Kinetics Practitioner. She brings a wealth of knowledge and valuable expertise on caring for your hands from a fascial perspective and conserving energy by using less force and more gravity.

We look forward to connecting with familiar and new faces.

This event is free and open to all therapists. You do not have to be a member of AMTA to attend. Students are always welcome.  We love it when you invite other therapists and/or share this email. Food is provided.RSVP requested but don’t let it prevent you from coming if you can’t RSVP.

This meeting is free and food is provided.

Feel free to invite other therapists and/or share this email. You do not have to be a member of AMTA to attend. Students are always welcome. Please RSVP if possible but don’t let it stop you from coming if you don’t.

If you have any questions, please contact the coordinators at: austinregion.amtatx@gmail.com
or the Education Chair at educationchair.amtatexas@gmail.com
or go to our Facebook group and let us know if you have questions.

 

Jun
28
Fri
Brazos Valley June 2024 Meet & Greet @ Advance Therapy
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Let’s talk about marketing

Please come join AMTA for an evening of food, good conversation, relationship building and great information on marketing. We will be basing our discussion on the free AMTA class:   From the Client’s Perspective: Marketing, Policies and Ethics of Your Practice.

DATE & TIME
Friday June 28, 2024  from 5:00-7:00 pm

LOCATION
Advance Therapy, 3700 Cross Park Dr., Bryan, TX

Food will be provided and the meeting is free.

Bring your ideas, questions and suggestions to help build your professional community. We will explore future meeting topics, information from the State convention, and how we can best support each other.

Feel free to invite other therapists and/or to forward this email. You do not have to be a member of AMTA to attend. Students are always welcome. We look forward to seeing many therapists and seeing what needs the community has. Please RSVP by email or Facebook but don’t let it stop you from coming if you can’t RSVP

You can also head over to our Facebook group page and connect with us.

If you have any questions, please contact the coordinators at brazosvalleyregion.amtatx@gmail.com

or the Education Chair (Michelle) at:  educationchair.amtatexas@gmail.com

Jul
11
Thu
Dallas Region July Meeting – Boost your sense of safety and confidence! @ Handcrafted Therapy Supply Store and Training Center
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Boost your sense of safety and confidence!

Join the Dallas AMTA region as we delve into techniques to enhance our awareness of our surroundings. Sergeant Fifty-Five Insurance is delighted to offer a unique opportunity to gain an understanding in fundamental self-defense methods. In our field, it’s common to experience concerns or apprehensions when working with clients, so let us empower you! Our speakers for this event will be former military veterans US Marine Corps Randall Patterson and US Special Forces Jose Ortiz. Please dress in professional yet comfortable attire for the meeting. (Please note: no photos may be taken or posted of the presenters but photos can be taken of the participants).

Location:
Handcrafted Therapy Massage Supplies and Training Center
3303 N. Central Expressway, Ste 240  Plano, TX

Date & Time:  Thursday, Jul 11 2024 from 9-11 am

Come enjoy great food and community and learn some techniques to feel empowered and safe!

This event is free and food is provided. Feel free to invite other therapists and/or to forward this email.

You do not have to be a member of AMTA to attend. Students are always welcome. You can RSVP on the Facebook group but don’t let it stop you from coming if you don’t RSVP.  For more information, join our Facebook group.

If you have any questions, please contact Amy, Christina, Julie, or Hiliary at: amtadallastexas@gmail.com   or the education chair at:  educationchair.amtatexas@gmail.com

Jul
13
Sat
NE Texas Region July 2024 Meet & Greet @ Nacogdoches Arts Collaborative
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join AMTA for an opportunity to meet with peers and colleagues at a free event!

Join AMTA for a Free Meet and Greet in the Northeast Texas region!

AMTA is again working to bring regional meetings and education to our members and future members.  We invite you to join us for the first meeting in the Northeast Texas region to meet your peers,  create community, and to give input into what AMTA and the regional coordinators can do to support you in your practice and business.

The meeting will be held on Saturday July 13,  2024  from 4:00-6:00 pm
at Nacogdoches Arts Collaborative  411 East Hospital Street   Nacogdoches, TX

Food will be provided

Bring your ideas, questions and suggestions to help build your professional community. And enjoy exploring some incredible art!

Feel free to invite other therapists and/or to forward this email. You do not have to be a member of AMTA to attend. Students are always welcome. We look forward to seeing many therapists and seeing what needs the community has. Please RSVP by email or Facebook but don’t let it stop you from coming if you can’t RSVP

You can also head over to our Facebook group page and connect with us.

If you have any questions, please contact the coordinators at netexasregion.amtatx@gmail.com

or the Education Chair (Michelle) at:  educationchair.amtatexas@gmail.com