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AKAMTA Annual Buisness Meeting!




Join your Alaska Chapter Board for the Annual Business Meeting!




Elections, Updates, Education Events, Food, Prizes and More!




Please join your AK AMTA Chapter board as we hold elections for the 1st and 3rd Vice-President, Treasurer and Delegate! This is YOUR board, please come participate in the Annual Business Meeting and Elections. Topics of discussion to include: Updates from each elected official's office, reports from the last years events and of course- nominations for officers from the floor!




We will be holding this year's meeting at:
Alaska Career College
1415 E. Tudor Rd. 
Anchorage, AK 99508

April 19th, 2015 
9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Various classes and offerings available.

Please check the itinerary in your email inbox for all opportunities.


If you are a current AMTA member please check your inbox for full details on educational and informational events. 




2015 Alaska AMTA Sponsored Education Event

Integrated Manual Therapy and Orthopedic Massage

5-Day Intensive Certification

Instructor: James Waslaski

May 27 - 31, 2015

Dimond Center Hotel
700 E. Dimond Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99515

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                This is the most comprehensive Orthopedic Massage and Pain Management training program that is currently available. You will learn client assessment, treatment protocols and individualized client self care. There is a written exam. This certification will allow you to align with the medical/clinical community and seek referrals from them. For detailed information go to: http://www.orthomassage.net/


James Waslaski is an Author & International Lecturer who teaches approximately 40 seminars per year around the globe. He’s served as AMTA Sports Massage Chair and FSMTA Professional Relations Chair. He’s developed 8 Orthopedic Massage and Sports Injury DVDs, and authored manuals on Advanced Orthopedic Massage and Client Self Care. His new book: Clinical Massage Therapy: A Structural Approach to Pain Management, was published by Pearson Education in 2011. James is a Certified Personal Trainer with NASM. He presents at state, national and international massage, chiropractic, and osteopathic conventions, including keynote addresses at the FSMTA, World of Wellness, New England Regional Conference, the World Massage Festival, and Australian National Massage Conventions. His audience includes massage and physical therapists, as well as athletic trainers, chiropractors, osteopaths, nurses and physicians. James received the 1999 FSMTA International Achievement Award, and was inducted into the 2008 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame.