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Teachers Day | AMTA 2018 National Convention

AMTA 2018 National Convention

Friday, August 10

Take part in social events and education developed specifically for massage therapy educators and the unique challenges they face. Interested in attending Teachers Day and bringing your massage therapy students to Student Day? Call 877-905-2700 to get started.


Friday, August 10, 8am - 5:30pm | 8 Credit Hours

Educators Knowledge Forum - 8am-10am

Winona Bontrager & Cynthia Ribeiro

Join fellow educators for education, networking and strategies for your classroom. Discuss key challenges and opportunities in education and identify practical takeaways.

Improve Lessons with Case Studies - 10am-Noon

Susan Salvo

With case-based learning, students can refine their critical thinking skills and reflective judgments as they discuss real-life scenarios. Learn how to used case studies and role-model guided discussions to better help your students learn how to predict myriad problems they might face in practice, as well as how to help them become more professionally proactive.

Self-Care Skills -1:30-5:30pm

Robin Anderson

Correcting body mechanics and preaching self-care to students are things we do regularly as massage instructors. How can we equip them with the proper tools and awareness so that they can have long and sustainable careers as massage therapists? Explore how the scientific concepts of physics and ergonomics play an important role in body mechanics from the kinesthetic sense, but also the establishment of healthy habits and solid boundaries. Review in-class exercises to help students develop both inner and outer body awareness to help them start their careers off on the right foot.


Social Events

Teachers Celebration Luncheon | Noon-1:30pm

Connect with other educators and renew friendships while we honor the AMTA Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year recipient. Registration and lunch fee are required.

Thanks to Our Sponsor


Student Day

Bring your massage therapy students and recent grads  to this inspiring day of professional development tips and resources to prepare them for their careers. Connect your students with successful practitioners and potential employers and hone their interviewing and business skills. Get the details!


Online registration is closed. Register on-site at the convention starting August 8.

"It's nice to know that I am part of an organization that is backing me 100 percent."

Kristie W., AMTA member since 2011

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AMTA has long been the leading choice among massage therapists looking to establish themselves within the profession. We provide our members with the strongest benefits and promote massage therapy to the public and health care community.

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