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CO-AMTA Spring Education/Annual Meeting

amta Colorado Chapter

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM (MDT)

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird pricing for BOTH DAYS!!! Spring 2017   more info 80 Tickets Feb 1, 2017 $90.00 $0.00
BOTH DAYS!!! Spring 2017 Education Event 79 Tickets Apr 23, 2017 $135.00 $0.00
Non-member BOTH DAYS!!! Spring 2017 Education Event 20 Tickets Apr 23, 2017 $135.00 $0.00
Saturday Annual Meeting Luncheon   more info 149 Tickets Apr 23, 2017 Free $0.00
CO-AMTA Chapter Donations   more info Apr 23, 2017 Enter donation ($)

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AMTA-CO Spring Educational and Annual Meeting

April 22nd and 23rd 2017

 Parkview Medical Center, Pueblo CO

400 W 16th St. Pueblo, CO  81003

$90.00 for the early bird pricing availble until 02/01/2017

$135.00 for non-early bird after 02/01/02017

$135 for non CO-AMTA members

Welcome to the Spring 2017 CO-AMTA Education and Annual Meeting registration page, we look forward to seeing you all there. When registering please be aware that the weekend is a set price that includes both days of education, though you can attend only one day if you like. If you do not want to attend both days of education, it is extremely important that you contact Troy Lavigne and let him know which day you would like to attend. Also, our annual member meeting and Saturday Luncheon will be held on Saturday the 22nd from 12:00pm to 2:00 pm. We hope you can all join us. (If you have dietary restrictions please contat Troy Lavigne for these.)

*If you choose to attend only one day please send Troy Lavigne an email at explaining which day you would like to attend!*

SATURDAY April 22nd 2017 

Catching Up with the Latest in Massage Research

Most of us got a few nuggets of massage research in massage school, and we learned a lot about the effects of massage (e.g. "massage breaks up adhesions').  But based on current research, many things that we were taught are just not true, or the mechanisms are different than we thought. What really happens when we do massage?  This 8-hour class provides you with up-to-date findings on massage therapy research and a better way to use those findings to increase your effectiveness and boost your everyday massage practice.

This is an 8-hour NCBTMB approved class and will ONLY be offered on Saturday the 22nd 2017

Michael teaches anatomy, technique, and research literacy in Seattle and around the US, and he maintains a full time bodywork practice focused on orthopedic injury and trauma recovery. He also works extensively with the Massage Therapy Foundation to help with research literacy, education, and community service in the bodywork field. He teaches research workshops for AMTAABMP, and MTF.  He write occasional articles for academic andtrade journals (JBMTIJTMBMassage & BodyworkMassage Therapy Journal)

Sunday April 23rd 2017  

The Pelvis & Core: An Ortho-Muscular Approach

The Pelvic and Core region is a complex area of the body.  Knowledge of the postural imbalances, weaknesses and movement restrictions that may occur in this area, is imperative to a bodyworker.  These dysfunctions can affect not only the lower back and hip region but travel up the spine or affect the lower extremity, especially in athletes.  This seminar, intended for the advanced massage therapist, has been designed to further enhance the knowledge and manual skills to help treat our clients with pelvic and core imbalance, pain, and dysfunction.

Topics to be discussed: Assessment & Treatment of Pelvic Postural Imbalances, SI Joint Dysfunction, Sciatica, Lower Back Sprain, Strain, & Pain Muscle Weaknesses and Self-Care strategies.    

This is an 8-hour NCBTMB approved class and will ONLY be offered on Sunday the 23rd 2017 

Nate was born and raised in Jamestown, NY.  He was an all-state distance runner in high school and continued his running career at the University of Albany.  He studied Kinesiology and Athletic Training while competing in cross country and track & field.  Nate battled numerous running injuries and decided to shift his focus to a more hands-on approach, which led him to Boulder in 1997 to attend BCMT.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you will not need to print a ticket.  Please check in at the registration desk when you arrive. 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Transportation is not provided for this event.  If you are interested in carpooling, please post your interest on our Facebook page and email  We will do our best to connect you with other members wanting to carpool or share a room.

What do I have to bring for class?

You DO have to bring a table, and we would suggest you dress in layers. 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Troy Lavigne, or 303-995-4398. For assistance with online registration, contact

Can I register by mail?

Yes, you can register by mail. Please contact Troy Lavigne, for a copy of the mail registration.

What is the refund policy?

Colorado Chapter Education Cancellation Policy:  

Refunds will be given as follows: Cancellation via e-mail, phone, or postal mail, received by the Chapter Treasurer at least one week prior to the event, will result in a full refund less all applicable registration fees.  Late cancellations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. (Cancellation received less than one-week prior may result in a full refund, minus a $25 handling fee and all applicable registration fees, or the Colorado AMTA may provide an education certificate towards future education.)  No-show: No refund




From the North:                                                             From the South:

-Get on I-25 South,                                                        -Get on I-25 N

-Follow I-25 S to W 13th St in Pueblo.                          -Follow I-25 N to W 13th St in Pueblo.

-Take exit 99B                                                                -Take exit 99B

-Continue on W 13th St                                                 -Continue on W 13th St.

-Turn right onto N Greenwood St                                  -Turn right onto N Greenwood St

-Arrive at Parkview Medical Center,                              -Arrive at Parkview Medical Center,

400 West 16th Street, Pueblo, CO 81003                     400 West 16th Street, Pueblo, CO 81003




 Courtyard Pueblo Downtown (host hotel rate are $109.00) 

Address: 110 W. 1st Street/, W City Center Dr, Pueblo, CO 81003

Phone:(719) 542-3200

(1.4 Miles from venue)

SpringHill Suites Pueblo Downtown

Address: 150 S Santa Fe Ave, Pueblo, CO 81003

Phone:(719) 546-1234

(1.5 Miles from venue)

Quality Inn & Suites                  

Address: 3910 Outlook Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81008

Phone:(719) 544-5500

(3.1 Miles from Venue)  


Baymont Inn & Suites Pueblo

Address: 3626 N Fwy Rd, Pueblo, CO 81008

Phone:(719) 583-4000

(2.1 Miles from venue)

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Parkview Medical Center
400 West 16th Street
Pueblo, CO 81003

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM (MDT)

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amta Colorado Chapter

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) is a non-profit 501(c)(6) company representing more than 58,000 massage therapists nationwide. Our Colorado Chapter proudly supports over 1,500 members practicing in the State of Colorado.  Our Chapter provides:

  • Exceptional continuing education opportunities three times each year
  • Encourages networking and social opportunities
  • Fosters an awareness of legislative changes and requirements within our profession
  • Strives to educate our communities about the benefits of receiving skilled massage

Please visit our website at to learn more.

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