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2018 State Convention Exhibitors

May 4, 2018

The Following were the Exhibitors at the 2018 AMTA Wisconsin State ConventionApril 30 to May 3, 2018Blue...

MTF Grants and Contests

April 26, 2018

Our marathon runners are about $3,500 away from our goal and your individual members can make a difference...

May is Posture Month

April 26, 2018

May is Posture Month!The 2018 PostureMonth.org campaign slogan is ACE Your Posture! “Over 50 partner...

Water Aerobics

April 24, 2018

2018 Wisconsin State Convention April 30 to May 3Extra Curricular Activities at the HotelCome and...

World Massage Conference 2018

March 7, 2018

World Massage ConferenceI’m not sure If you’re familiar with World Massage Conference, but it’s a virtual...

Massage Therapy Foundation Grants

February 12, 2018

Would you like to make a direct impact on the future of the massage therapy profession?You may have an...

THIS GRANT PROGRAM MAKES SURE CANCER PATIENTS GET MASSAGE

February 2, 2018

Massage therapist Marcia Patterson, LMT, is coordinator of the oncology massage program at University...

AMTA Celebrates 75 Years

January 31, 2018

On August 16, 1943, 29 Charter Members founded what has become today's American Massage Therapy Association...

QUIT HURTING YOURSELF WITH DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

January 29, 2018

Massage therapists often use force, or additional pressure, to work deeply on clients.Using an elbow...

Listen For Radio Ads Promoting AMTA Members

January 26, 2018

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) has launched a nationwide radio advertising campaign...

WI Attorney General calls for Inclusion of Massage in Insurance Coverage.

January 18, 2018

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel joined 36 additional US Attorneys General in calling for Inclusion...

Proposed Legislation

January 12, 2018

Updated 1/11/2018Proposed Massage Legislation on Deck with Limited Legislative Time RemainingFor those...

WI Animal Massage Law

January 10, 2018

Wisconsin's Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy License scope of practice does not included animal massage....

Jan 17 Lobby Day Registration Extended

January 8, 2018

Registration deadline to attend January 17, 2018 Massage Therapy Lobby Day at the State Capitol has been...

Sales and Use Tax Fact Sheet

January 6, 2018

At the request of AMTA Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue has created a Massage Therapy Sales...

Happy Holidays!

December 24, 2017

The Board of Directors of AMTA Wisconsin Chapter will like to extend a Happy Holidays to Each of our...

Massage Awareness Week

October 19, 2017

As you know each year AMTA celebrates National Massage Therapy Awareness Week and creates messages in...

Wisconsin Massage Therapy Awareness Week October 20-28, 2017

October 14, 2017

Governor Scott Walker has Proclaimed October 20-28, 2017 to be Massage Therapy Awareness Week throughout...

Oppose AB 369/SB 288 Occupational License Review Board

August 21, 2017

AB 369/SB 288 Proposes an Occupational License Review Board which will recommend which occupational licenses...

Massage Establishment Regulation

July 26, 2017

Local Massage Establishment RegulationCurrent Wisconsin Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy laws include...

Congratulations to Our Newly Elected Board Members and Delegates!

May 2, 2017

Congratulations to Our Newly Elected Board Members and Delegates! Here is an Updated List of Our Chapter...

Wisconsin State Budget - Massage Board Safe for the Moment

April 20, 2017

Thank you for your calls, emails, and letters to your legislators. All the grassroots contacts make a...

STANDING RULES OF THE AMERICAN MASSAGE THERAPY ASSOCIATION WISCONSIN CHAPTER APRIL 2017 REVISION

April 13, 2017

Note - These Standing Rules were approved by the membership at the April 2017 Membership Meeting. Minutes...

Save the Wisconsin Massage Board - One Call can Make a Difference

April 6, 2017

In May the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee will begin voting on the Proposed State Budget.Now is the...

Register Now! National AMTA Convention

April 6, 2017

Registration | Education | Travel | Schedule | Exhibitors | KeynotesRegistration Now Open!Register now...

Apply for a Massage Community Service Grant to Help People in Need

April 4, 2017

Do you know of a nonprofit, charitable organization with a great idea for providing massage therapy in...

April 4, 2017 Chapter Membership Meeting Reports

April 4, 2017

April 4, 2017 Chapter Membership Meeting ReportsAdvertising - JoAnn Jones HoldenAdvertising Committee...

AMTA-WI Chapter Joins in Coalition with Other Health Professions to Oppose 2017 Budget Bill

March 29, 2017

MTA Wisconsin Chapter has joined in coalition with 7 other health professions in opposition of the Wisconsin...

Comment on Proposed By Law Changes

March 27, 2017

Dear Chapter Presidents,AMTA’s National Governance Committee is seeking feedback from AMTA members on...

WI Budget Puts Massage Profession and Client Safety at Risk - Act Now

March 23, 2017

Updated 4/3/17 with information about testifying procedureOur Governor's 2017-19 Biennial Budget (Assembly...

April 2017 AMTA Wi Chapter Newsletter

March 4, 2017

Please Click Here to View the AMTA Wisconsin Chapter Newsletter

Please Act Now to Protect WI Massage Licensure and School Regulation

March 1, 2017

LMTs - we have successfully fought to retain Massage and Bodywork licensure several times since the law...

AMTA-Wi Sponsor Application

February 26, 2017

MTA-WI CHAPTER CONFERENCESPONSORSHIP APPLICATION Please print legibly or type requested information.Business...

AMTA-WI Standing Rules

February 24, 2017

Presentation: Please come join us April 4, 2017 at 630 pm for the Chapter Membership Meeting, we will...

AMTA Newsletter and Much More!

February 24, 2017

New Research: Massage Therapy for Multiple SclerosisResearch indicates massage therapy may be effective...

Effects of Massage Therapy for Athletes

February 21, 2017

Massage therapy has gone from a perceived luxury to a useful and even crucial part of treating ailments...

Volunteer to Help Build the Massage Profession

February 14, 2017

When it comes to volunteering, massage therapists have many opportunities to raise awareness of healing...

The Announcement of the AMTA-Wi Chapter Anniversaries

February 3, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS!THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO THE MASSAGE THERAPY FIELD!WE ARE PROUD OF YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS!WE'RE...

Massage Therapy Foundation Announcements!

February 2, 2017

Massage Therapy Foundation AnnouncementsSupport Your 2017 Team MTF - Running for Research We have...

Wisconsin Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Affiliated Credentialing Board

January 16, 2017

Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Affiliated Credentialing BoardAMTA Wisconsin Chapter announces the...

AMTA CEU's Offered

January 1, 2017

Helping Clients Manage Migraines3 Credit HoursLooking for new ways to help your clients manage pain?...

Save The Date for Education!

December 29, 2016

In This IssueSave the Dates!!January Health ObservancesEducation Event - SpringEducation Event - FallShow...

December 2016 Newsletter

December 18, 2016

December 2016 of Connecting HandsClick Here

AMTA Convention 2016 Recap

December 16, 2016

Largest National Convention in AMTA HistoryThe AMTA 2016 National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,...

Human Trafficking

December 8, 2016

Wisconsin is a hot spot for human trafficking. Be aware that many people are using "massage" as a front...

The Life of John Botsford

November 20, 2016

On the evening of November 18th 2016 John Thomas Botsford went on to eternal peace following a long valiant...

Massage Therapy Gift Certificates ~ Expiration Dates, Ethics, and Easy Marketing

November 7, 2016

With Christmas around the corner, massage gift certificates will soon be flying off the shelves. Why?...

Integrative Therapies Benefit Cancer Patients

November 4, 2016

Participating in a yoga class, getting a massage or receiving a reiki session all resulted in significant...

Effective Holiday Marketing for Massage Therapists

October 27, 2016

The winter holidays are almost here—and now is the time to start planning your marketing efforts for...

Welcome From Wisconsin Chapter President

October 24, 2016

Hello Fantastic Massage Member,It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to this year's AMTA National...

For HIV/AIDS Patients, Massage Provides a Touch of Humanity

October 1, 2016

October is AIDS Awareness Month, so this is a good time to become educated about what HIV and AIDS are,...

Save Your Hands with Golf Ball Massage

September 24, 2016

Being a massage therapist is hard work.We push ourselves to make sure our clients get the deep massages...

Foot Reflexology Found to Ease Pain in Infants

August 8, 2016

To complement the Research Reports in the August 2016 print edition of MASSAGE Magazine.Infants who received...

Four Benefits of a Deep Tissue Massage

July 7, 2016

Massage is known for its ability to help the mind and body relax—and that alone makes getting massage...

Introducing the NCBTMB Resource Center

June 13, 2016

Introducing the NCBTMB Resource CenterYour #1 place for ALL things massage therapy and bodywork!NCBTMB...

Renew For $20 A Month For AMTA!

June 7, 2016

Did you know?You can now renew your annual membership for just $20 per month. Renew Now Renew today...

AB870/SB747 Updates - Massage Bill

March 1, 2016

Archive. This bill did not pass and is no longer active. Last updated 03/15/2016. Proposed Legislation...

AMTA is Premier Sponsor of International Massage Therapy Research Conference

February 22, 2016

AMTA is proud to be the Premier Sponsor of the Massage Therapy Foundation’s International Massage Therapy...

SB568 To Eliminate Massage Board - Letter From Legislature

February 2, 2016

Today we received the following letter on Wisconsin Legislature Letterhead.You may view the original...

Chiropractic Legislative Alert - Insurance NonDiscrimination

January 29, 2016

AMTA Wisconsin Government Relations watches for bills that affect the massage industry. This alert is...

Wisconsin Massage Legislation News - January 2016

January 7, 2016

We Have Two Updates for you Today: Proposed Massage Legislation - Action Requested  President Lynn...

Share Your Talent - Volunteer Opportunities

May 4, 2015

If you would like to share your talents and time, please contact us at amtawi@ymail.com or call our Chapter...

WI State Assembly Hearing in elimination of EAB and DSPS April 28, 2015

April 26, 2015

Assembly State Affairs and Government Operations, 11:30 am, Tue, April 28,State Capitol, Room 412-EHearing...

State Hearing on EAB & DSPS Changes April 22, 2015

April 17, 2015

Senate Workforce Development, Public Works, and Military Affairs, 1 pm, Wed, April 22, 2015Location:...

March 2015 AMTA-WI Committee Reports from Annual Meeting

April 1, 2015

March 7, 2015 AMTA Wisconsin Chapter Annual Membership Meeting Committee ReportsAwards Committee - Respectfully...

AMTA Wisconsin 2015 Election Results

March 18, 2015

At the March 7, 2015 Annual Meeting the following members were elected:Board of Directors:First Vice...

Website Content Management Position Available - Volunteer

October 22, 2014

We are seeking an enthusiastic volunteer for content management of our website. Flexible hours to fit...

Board Certification Demystified Webinar Recap Now Available

November 17, 2013

Board Certification Demystified Webinar Recap Now AvailableFirst NCBTMB webinar reaches maximum capacityThank...

Another Noted Instructor, Ben Benjamin Shows AIS Treat for MT Hands

October 31, 2013

An touch therapist working with weak, tense hands is working at a disadvantage. You deserve the same...

Helping a Massage Therapy Research Study~Group Health Research Institute

August 14, 2013

I am contacting you on behalf of Dr. Karen Sherman, lead investigator for Group Health Research Institutes'...

AMTA - Important Information for Delegates and Alternates!

June 29, 2013

Position Statements NEED ReviewingDear Delegates and Alternates, The 2013 Position Statements are now...

Refer a Friend, Earn a $20 Visa Gift Card

February 21, 2013

Refer a friend to AMTA, and receive a $20 Visa gift card whenyour friend joins at any level - Student,...

DHS annual adjustment of fees

February 20, 2013

Please see below public notice regarding the annual adjustment to fees that may be charged by a health...

When It's Time to Re-new your Wisconsin License

December 4, 2012

Do I Need to Report Continuing Education?

AMTA Support for Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy

November 15, 2012

Dear Chapter Presidents,Everyone at AMTA is concerned for the health and well-being of massage therapists...

MERT volunteers are needed in Wisconsin!

November 12, 2012

MERT volunteers are needed in Wisconsin!MERT stands for Massage for Emergency Response Teams. A MERT...

WAFS Volunteer Experience

September 4, 2012

"I wanted to share with all of you ... the Outreach Team's involvement with the WAFS Burn Camp in East...

Service to Individual Burn Survivors

August 4, 2012

When: OngoingWe are currently looking for exceptional volunteers who feel called to work with the burn...

Years of Service Update July 2012

July 4, 2012

2O YEARSMs. Mercedes Dzindzeleta Kay S. Peterson Judith A. Kalb25 YEARSJane E. Flint John P. McMahonKari...

AMTA Wisconsin Chapter Educates Professional Police Association's Annual Convention

May 7, 2012

AMTA Wisconsin Chapter educated police officers about Wisconsin's massage licensing laws during the May...

Massage Profession Protests The Client List

April 19, 2012

A television series that depicts a day spa's therapists working as prostitutes in their massage session...

Massage Therapy and Integrative Medicine

April 6, 2012

Massage is as old as man, born of a natural compulsion to rub out pain, soothe a stiff joint or ease...

Sports Massage Spring 2012 Update

April 1, 2012

2012 Sports Massage Opportunities Pewaukee TriathlonSunday, July 8, 2012Pewaukee Lakefront Beach AMTA-WI...

New NCBTMB Credential by 2013

March 16, 2012

Beginning with the first quarter of 2013, NCBTMB will introduce a Board Certification credential, phasing...

AMTA Expresses Concerns on FSMTB Proposal

March 15, 2012

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) wants all massage therapists to be aware of a recent...

Awesome New Research, Further Validating Massage in the Medical Fields

February 2, 2012

Massage Therapy Attenuates Inflammatory Signaling After Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage

WAFS Burn Camp 2011 Outreach Event Celebrates Success

August 29, 2011

AMTA-WI Outreach Committee hosted a Massage-a-Thon tent to benefit WAFS Summer Camp for Burn Injured...

Outreach Committee Inaugural Event Celebrates Success

July 22, 2011

Congratulations Becka Crandell-Peterson, LMTCongratulations to member, Rebecca Crandell-Peterson/LMT,...

RISE with us to Support the Massage Therapy Foundation

December 31, 2010

How quickly can 20,000 fans of massage donate $20 to celebrate the Massage Therapy Foundation's 20th...

Questions & Answers About the New Massage Therapy Licensing Law

December 29, 2010

FAQ’s about New Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Lawby Betsy Krizenesky, WLMT, AMTA-WI Chapter Government...

Your New State Professional Regulatory Board

December 29, 2010

As of December 1, 2010, the profession of massage therapy and bodywork therapy has a new state regulatory...

Attention all Massage Therapists, Massage Practitioners, Bodyworkers, Bodywork Therapists!

December 29, 2010

The new, mandatory massage therapy and bodywork therapy licensing law went into effect December 1, 2010....

What do Board Members Do? What is a Member-at-Large?

December 28, 2010

All board members activities include * supporting and providing continuity to the President’s work of...