Mission of the AMTA VA

AMTA-Virginia Chapter serves our members by fostering member engagement and providing opportunities for professional development.
Members have the opportunity to earn continuing education hours at the Annual VA State Conference.
The Board of the AMTA-VA Chapter encourages members to network and volunteer in various ways:
Assist editing the newsletter
Write articles for the newsletter and blog
Doing simple data entry to keep member records up to date
Planning chapter educational events
Planning community awareness events
VA Chapter members receive an award-winning electronic newsletter, Virginia In Touch, so that all are informed about Chapter activities.
Prospective and current member can connect with the Chapter Board thru the Facebook page. facebook.com/AMTAVirginiaChapter

AMTA Virginia Chapter Calendar



  • Massage Consumers and COVID-19

    Posted:Sunday, May 31, 2020


    Amidst all of the uncertainty, massage consumers continue to value the benefits of massage.
    There is no denying that everything is different. No matter where you are in process of navigating the…

  • Managing Stress During COVID-19

    Posted:Friday, May 29, 2020


    Take steps to help manage stress and improve well-being, even while social distancing.
    The last couple of months have felt like a roller coaster as we all try to adapt to the…

  • Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management Symposium

    Posted:Friday, May 15, 2020


    Massage Therapy Foundation President, Doug Nelson, on behalf of AMTA and representing the massage therapy profession, was recently a panelist at the Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management (AACIPM) virtual…

  • AMTA 2020 National Convention Canceled

    Posted:Tuesday, April 28, 2020


    AMTA’s Board of Directors has decided, to keep our massage therapy community as safe as possible, to cancel our 2020 National Convention planned for August. We believe this is the best…