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Stan Dawson
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  • Norcross, GA
  • United States
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  • Shari Auth, LMT, L.Acu, NCBTMB
  • Tim Herbert
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Stan Dawson commented on Emmanuel Bistas's blog post Does "AMTA" stand for "Arrogant Massage Therapy Association?"
"As a massage school owner, I agree with what Rick said about entry-level practitioners not needing more than 500 hours of training, providing the curriculum is designed well and the quality of instruction is adequate.  Since these last two…"
Apr 19, 2011
Stan Dawson commented on Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, NCTMB's group Massage Educators
"Hey Boris - An entry level training program for massage therapy is whatever level of training is required to meet a certain state's licensing requirements. Most states only require 500 hours of training in massage to be eligible for licensure.…"
Nov 4, 2010
Stan Dawson commented on Rick Rosen's blog post Alliance to hold First Annual Conference – June 3-5, 2010 in Park City, Utah
"I am excited about this new organization and its potential to advance the quality of massage education and be a voice for its three member groups - massage schools, continuing educators, and massage teachers. This is a needed organ in the mature…"
Nov 16, 2009
Stan Dawson replied to Mike Hinkle's discussion Advanced Certification For Instructors? in the group Massage Educators
"I agree with Marjorie's idea about reviewing courses and teachers in a way that is accessible for potential students. That would complement any credentialing process and help folks find the best offerings in the market. "
Nov 9, 2009
Stan Dawson replied to Gina Simpson's discussion Surviving the economy! in the group ABMP's 14th Annual School Issues Forum
"We have been packaging table, books, etc. for several years. I recently added board and licensing fees after talking to Gina at an ABMP meeting. I find that this feature is very attractive to prospective students and is one of the reasons they site…"
Nov 9, 2009
Stan Dawson replied to Mike Hinkle's discussion Advanced Certification For Instructors? in the group Massage Educators
"As a school owner and a teacher, I think that we need a basic set of standards for teachers that is focused on both content knowledge and "how to teach" skills. There are teacher training courses and a recent book from ABMP and Lippincott…"
Nov 2, 2009
Stan Dawson replied to Gina Simpson's discussion Surviving the economy! in the group ABMP's 14th Annual School Issues Forum
"We are holding steady in enrollment for the year. That is up significantly from 2007, when we added Title IV. Our website and word of mouth are sustaining us"
Oct 30, 2009
Stan Dawson joined Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, NCTMB's group
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Massage Educators

The purpose of this group is to invite massage educators to network and dialogue regarding issues related to massage therapy education.
Oct 29, 2009
Stan Dawson joined Colleen Leeders's group
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Massage Therapy Foundation

Mission: The Massage Therapy Foundation advances the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education, and community service.See More
Oct 29, 2009
Stan Dawson joined Kathy Laskye's group
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ABMP's 14th Annual School Issues Forum

The ABMP School Issues Forum is a setting where owners, directors, and members of the massage and bodywork profession can educate, inspire, network, and talk shop with peers about issues they determine.
Oct 29, 2009
Stan Dawson is now a member of massage and bodywork professionals
Jul 6, 2009

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What is your website?
ashamassage.com
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Integrative Massage, Craniosacral Therapy, Sports Massage, Reiki, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Lymph Drainage, Medical Massage, Energy Work

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At 9:29am on October 29, 2009, Tim Herbert said…
It will be nice to see in you in Alexandria, Stan. I hope Mary will come with you as well.
At 8:35am on October 29, 2009, Stan Dawson said…
I look forward to the next Forum. These meetings have been well designed, informative, useful and enjoyable. I get enough out of it to want to continue coming every year. I look forward to reconnecting with everybody.
At 8:55am on October 28, 2009, Kathy Laskye said…
Please join ABMP's 14th Annual School Issues Forum group
 
 
 

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