Continuing Education: Improving Body Mechanics with Ergonomics Principles

By Robin B. Anderson, MEd, LMT, BCTMB, CEAS

Date and time: August 11, 2019, 9 am - 1 pm
Reed Conference Center 
5750 Will Rogers Rd
MidWest City, OK 73110

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Robin Anderson

MED, LMT, BCTMB, CEAS

Vice President of the Massage Therapy Foundation

Go to this link to register now. Only 30 spots available.

$40 for AMTA Members

$60 for Non-AMTA Members.

Robin Anderson is a board certified and licensed massage therapist, ergonomics assessment specialist, and the director of the massage therapy education program at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) in Baltimore, Maryland. As a practicing massage therapist of 13 years, she has worked in a variety of settings, including spa, hospital, rehabilitation center, health club, sporting events, occupational health clinic, and private practice. Her academic achievements include a Master of Education degree (with honors) in Adult Education and Training from Colorado State University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland, and an Associate of Applied Science degree (summa cum laude and Alpha Eta Honor Society) in Massage Therapy from CCBC. Her most recent educational research was published in the December 2018 issue of the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, examining effective methods for teaching body mechanics to promote career longevity. Robin is Vice President and Trustee member of the Massage Therapy Foundation and has volunteered with the AMTA Maryland chapter and other professional organization task panel groups such as the Alliance for Massage Therapy Educators (AFMTE), the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB).

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Rocky Chen Finishes 2019 Boston Marathon

Congratulations Rocky! You did it!

Rocky Helped raise $11,806 for the Massage Therapy Foundation. The MTF team of marathon runners have together raised $46,848 of the $66,000 Goal. Great Job!

BENEFITINGMassage Therapy Foundation Inc 

ORGANIZERMassage Therapy Foundation Inc

EVENT2019 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 15, 2019

ROCKY’S STORY

I have been a massage therapist in the OKC metro area since 2000, with the majority of my clients being runners and triathletes.  I knew in massage school that I wanted to specialize in sports massage (I started running in 1995 to lose weight and have completed about 10 half-marathons since 2007).

Since then, I have endeavored to add more tools to my toolbox to help my athlete-clients recover faster and achieve their goals, including kinesiotaping, cupping, and IASTM (instrument-assisted soft tissue manipulation).

I have learned that my clients usually have a team of sports med professionals to keep them healthy (PT, chiro, ortho doctor), including myself.)

MASSAGE THERAPY FOUNDATION

The Massage Therapy Foundation is one of a limited number of non-profit organizations that has been awarded entries to the Boston Marathon.  I'm excited to announce that I have been selected as one of four (4) runners to race for the Massage Therapy Foundation and the John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon Program at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2019.  

This fundraiser will help generate money for research on how massage can help improve the quality of life for so many people.  YOUR donation will directly and indirectly help people who, without your support, may not otherwise receive massage therapy or realize its benefits.

THANK YOU!!


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