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Rick Rosen commented on Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, NCTMB's group Massage Educators
"Here's a short link to access the AFMTE Core Competencies for Massage Therapy Teachers: http://goo.gl/LT4w6. This document is also available from AFMTE website."
Feb 8, 2013
Rick Rosen left a comment for Noa Logan
"Aloha Noa, and welcome."
Jul 4, 2012
Rick Rosen replied to Abram Herman's discussion Masseuse, masseur, or massage therapist?
"Gordon, Over the past three decades, I've observed that the percentage of people who have an immediate/unconscious association between the words "massage" and "sex" has declined steadily. 30 years ago, I'd guess that…"
Mar 3, 2012
Rick Rosen replied to Abram Herman's discussion Masseuse, masseur, or massage therapist?
"Abram, The chart you included is interesting, in that it shows that the term "massage therapist" came into popular usage around 1980. In a way, this could be considered the beginning of the "modern era" of massage therapy. The…"
Mar 3, 2012
Rick Rosen posted a blog post

Alliance to Represent Massage Therapy Education as Core Member of ACCAHC

The Board of Directors of the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC) voted unanimously at its recent meeting to approve the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (Alliance) to serve on their on their core council of colleges and schools as the representative of the massage therapy profession.ACCAHC consists of accrediting agencies, certification and testing organizations, and councils of colleges and schools that are…See More
Oct 28, 2011
Rick Rosen posted a discussion

Alliance to Represent Massage Therapy Education as Core Member of ACCAHC

The Board of Directors of the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC) voted unanimously at its recent meeting to approve the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (Alliance) to serve on their on their core council of colleges and schools as the representative of the massage therapy profession.ACCAHC consists of accrediting agencies, certification and testing organizations, and councils of colleges and schools that are…See More
Oct 28, 2011
Rick Rosen commented on Robert Chute's blog post Bowing out and saying goodbye
"Rob, I've enjoyed your columns immensely, and look forward to more after your time-out. Your perspective, humor and wisdom have provided a lucid picture of our field."
Oct 23, 2011
Rick Rosen posted a blog post

CE Resource Directory Now Live on the Alliance Website!

The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education is very happy to announce the launch of our new CONTINUING EDUCATION RESOURCE DIRECTORY, found on the Alliance website. It's designed to be the go-to place for massage therapists and bodyworkers to find the continuing education opportunities that meet their specific needs. The CE Directory can be accessed from the home page of our website, or by this direct link:…See More
Oct 21, 2011
Rick Rosen posted a discussion

ALLIANCE CELEBRATES the SECOND ANNIVERSARY of its LAUNCH

Exactly two years ago, the start of a bold new venture was announced that would change the landscape of the massage therapy field.The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education was formed to serve as the voice, advocate and resource for the community of massage schools and educators. Like other groups within the massage therapy field, the education sector needed a champion of its own. In pursuit of this goal, a group of six veteran massage therapy educators came together in 2009 to lay the…See More
Sep 1, 2011
Rick Rosen posted a discussion

ALLIANCE BRINGS TEACHING to the NEXT LEVEL at its 2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education held its second Annual Conference in beautiful and historic city of Charleston, South Carolina on August 18-20. It was an enthusiastic and collaborative event attended by 125 participants from all facets of the massage education sector, including school directors, teachers, continuing education providers, and leaders of stakeholder organizations. This represented a 50% increase in attendance from the Alliance's inaugural meeting held in 2010.With a…See More
Aug 27, 2011
Rick Rosen posted a blog post

Alliance Conference Attendees will Influence the Future of Massage Education

The rich historical tapestry of Charleston, South Carolina will provide the backdrop for the second Annual Conference of Alliance for Massage Therapy Education, to be held at the Charleston Marriott Hotel on August 18-20, 2011.With a theme of Bringing Teaching to…See More
Jul 30, 2011
Rick Rosen posted a discussion

Alliance Conference Attendees will Influence the Future of Massage Education

The rich historical tapestry of Charleston, South Carolina will provide the backdrop for the second Annual Conference of Alliance for Massage Therapy Education, to be held at the Charleston Marriott Hotel on August 18-20, 2011.With a theme of Bringing Teaching…See More
Jul 30, 2011
Rick Rosen replied to Therese Schwartz's discussion What have you learned about dissociation?
"Stephen, Thanks for that acknowledgement. I started out as a massage therapist in 1978, and soon crossed paths with Ron Kurtz, a pioneer in the area of body-centered psychotherapy. His work became known as Hakomi Therapy, which continues today.…"
Jul 26, 2011
Rick Rosen replied to Therese Schwartz's discussion What have you learned about dissociation?
"Dissociation is a real phenomena, and massage therapists need to pay attention to the state of their client at all times. We are treating a person in a real-time process, not just massaging soft tissue. With that said, I agree with Laura that…"
Jul 22, 2011
Rick Rosen posted a discussion

Alliance Features Distinguished Keynote Presenters at Annual Conference

On August 18-20, the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education will be holding its 2011 Annual Conference in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. The theme for this meeting is Bringing Teaching to the Next Level, which is intended to highlight the Alliance's work on its National Teacher Education Standards Project. The educational program includes workshops to meet the professional development needs of directors and administrators from massage therapy schools, along with massage school teachers…See More
Jun 23, 2011

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Integrative Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Energy Work

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Alliance to Represent Massage Therapy Education as Core Member of ACCAHC

The Board of Directors of the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC) voted unanimously at its recent meeting to approve the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (Alliance) to serve on their on their core council of colleges and schools as the representative of the massage therapy profession.

ACCAHC consists of accrediting agencies, certification and testing organizations, and councils of colleges and…

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Posted on October 28, 2011 at 2:47pm

CE Resource Directory Now Live on the Alliance Website!

The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education is very happy to announce the launch of our new CONTINUING EDUCATION RESOURCE DIRECTORY, found on the Alliance website. It's designed to be the go-to place for massage therapists and bodyworkers to find the continuing education opportunities that meet their specific needs. The CE Directory can be accessed from the home page of our website, or by this direct link:…

Continue

Posted on October 21, 2011 at 6:29pm

Alliance Conference Attendees will Influence the Future of Massage Education

 The rich historical tapestry of Charleston, South Carolina will provide the backdrop for the second Annual Conference of Alliance for Massage Therapy Education, to be held at the Charleston Marriott Hotel on August 18-20,…

Continue

Posted on July 30, 2011 at 5:34pm

Alliance Features Distinguished Keynote Presenters at Annual Conference

On August 18-20, the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education will be holding its 2011 Annual Conference in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. The theme for this meeting is Bringing Teaching to the Next Level, which is intended to highlight the Alliance's work on its National Teacher Education Standards Project. The educational program includes workshops to meet the professional development needs of directors and administrators from massage therapy…

Continue

Posted on June 23, 2011 at 12:00pm

Alliance Offers New Booklet on Membership Benefits and 2011 Annual Conference

The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education has published a free 16-page booklet that features a complete description of the new membership and dues structure, with a focus on the new Gold Level Membership Program. This…

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Posted on June 2, 2011 at 7:00pm

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At 8:37am on September 17, 2009, Catherine "Cat" Edwards said…
Hi! I just wanted to welcome you and invite you to join the group NC Massage & Bodywork Therapists! I look forward to chatting with you soon!
Keeping In Touch, Cat
At 10:18am on September 15, 2009, Kevin Pierce said…
Hello Rick,

I am going to be at the AMTA Convention. I don't know if you remember me or not, but I met you last year in Phoenix. I would be glad to catch up and chat. Thanks, Kevin
At 8:51pm on September 1, 2009, Travis Alligood said…
Hello Rick!
At 4:31pm on August 31, 2009, Mary Ellen Derwis-Balaz said…
Rick, I have sent you a friend request. I think all of this sounds marvelous and would like to be active at the get go with this new organization.How do I make that happen?
At 1:24pm on July 31, 2009, Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, NCTMB said…
I would like to connect with you as friend on this site. Warmly, Ariana Vincent, Ariana Institute, Austin, Texas, www.arianainstitute.com

http://www.massageprofessionals.com/profile/ArianaVincentLMTMTINCTMB
At 10:03am on July 17, 2009, I. Paul Dunsdon said…
Hi Rick,
I'm new to the site and am looking for market stratigies from fellow male therapists. If you are willing to share some ideas then lets chat.
 
 
 

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