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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

El Paso Coordinators

Veronica Ortega, Hilda Rice, and Matthew Manriquez

EMAIL: edgeoftexasamta@gmail.com

Brenda Herrera

Brenda Herrera

With over 15 years of experience, I am a seasoned massage therapist dedicated to helping clients manage stress and pain effectively. My expertise lies in therapeutic massage, myofascial release, spinal flow, sound healing, and life coaching. As a former massage therapy instructor for 7 years, I have honed my skills in guiding others towards healing. My passion is to serve as a facilitator in the healing process, assisting clients in achieving optimal well-being.

In addition, I enjoy coordinating events for non-profits, bringing the community together to enhance our skills and uplift each other. This commitment to community engagement enriches my practice and allows us all to grow together.

Hilda Rice

Hilda Rice

Hello my name is Hilda Rice. I am a military Spouse, mother of 3. I am a Certified medical assistant, while working family practice, I quickly realized I wanted to do more for people. I went back to school to become a massage therapist 8 years ago. Became a medical massage practitioner in 2019. I went back to school to get my esthetician license this year. Everyone’s healing process is different and I feel it’s important to have different CE (Continued Education) under your belt to be able to help different people that come into the practice. I have partnered up with Marlene Esthetic’s, we’re I will be practicing massage and esthetics.

Matthew Manriquez

Matthew Manriquez

Matthew Manriquez is a S.I. Practitioner and a student of Functional Bodywork. He has been involved with the El Paso AMTA region as it evolved through its many iterations. Through its aging, the community of El Paso AMTA’ers agree on gathering the massage therapists together to provide new CEU’s to aspiring therapists. Our hopes and dreams have become one as a paradigm shift, incubating the new era of Massage Therapists to thrive.

Sunok “Sun” Valenzuela

Sun Valenzuela

Sunok “Sun” Valenzuela is a seasoned massage therapist dedicated to enhancing the well-being of her clients. Her journey in the realm of massage therapy began over 10 years ago, driven by a profound passion for aiding individuals in pain relief and achieving overall wellness.

Sunok specializes in therapeutic trigger point work, employing precise techniques to alleviate muscular tension and discomfort effectively. Her approach goes beyond mere symptom relief; it delves into the root causes of pain, aiming for sustainable improvements in her clients’ physical health and comfort.

Sunok’s commitment to holistic well-being extends to incorporating meditation techniques and mudra practices into her sessions. By seamlessly integrating these mindfulness practices, she creates a serene and harmonious environment that facilitates relaxation, stress reduction, and mental clarity.

She finds joy in community engagement and fostering connections among like-minded individuals. She actively participates in community events, where she shares her expertise and passion for holistic wellness, bringing together individuals who seek to embark on a journey towards optimal health and vitality.

Her mission transcends the mere alleviation of physical discomfort; it encompasses nurturing a profound sense of balance and tranquility in each individual she serves. Sunok invites her clients on a transformative journey toward holistic well-being and connection through her expertise, compassion, and dedication.