Chair Massage Class

A one-day chair massage class has been added for Sunday, June 8, 2014, from 9am to 6pm. Bring your chair, or I’ll provide one, and learn an effective 5+ minute sequence for use at health fairs, etc. Only $125 if paid by 5/26/14, or $150 thereafter, for 8 CE hours.

Comfort Craft Table for sale

Comfort Craft Table for sale: Model 800 with stool, bolsters, extra side-lying & sports/therapy bolsters, top shape #3, used, good condition, asking $2900. List: $6950. Shipping not available, you must come get it in Knoxville. 865-694-3144.CCtable2c

TN MLB meeting and TN Law Live Webinar

The next TN Massage Licensure Board meeting is on February 10-11, 2014, in Nashville, TN.

On Tuesday, February 11, I will have a TN Massage Law Live Webinar from 7-9pm Eastern Time. 2 CE hours.  $40 if paid by 1/28/14 or $50 thereafter.

SPECIAL OFFER! Register & pay for any 1-day class by January 31 and I’ll send you a link to take the February 11 TN Massage Law Live Webinar for only $20. Register & pay for any 2-day class or 2 1-day classes by January 31 and and I’ll send you a link to take the February 11 TN Massage Law Live Webinar for FREE.

Class Schedule Updated

I’ve updated the class schedule for early 2014.

The Touch for Health® and K-Power® series will begin in February 2014. Save and extra $100 by taking all four classes in either series. For more information, click on Touch for Health® or K-Power®. Then call me.

If you would be interested in taking a Sports Tuina class with Terry Norman, email me.

Tennessee Massage Licensing Board Meeting

The quarterly meeting of the Tennessee Massage Licensing Board is Monday, November 4, 2013, in Nashville. I was going to be there but had car trouble on the way.  Click here for the scheduled agenda.  I’ll call someone to find out what happened and post notes here,

New Therapy Table

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I’ve recently added a Comfort Craft therapy table.

Positional Release and Muscle Energy Technique

November 9-10, 2013, Positional Release and Muscle Energy Technique 1 (Sat-Sun, 9am-6pm).  15 CE hours. $250 if paid by 10/26/13 or $300 thereafter.

Learn to apply these two effective techniques on key muscles from head to foot. Assess and balance functional leg length differences.

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http://massageworkstn.com/classschedule/

Positional Release and Muscle Energy Technique 1

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New class added in Clarksville, TN.

September 28-29, 2013, Positional Release and Muscle Energy Technique 1 (Sat-Sun, 9am-6pm). In Clarksville, TN. 15 CE hours. $250 if paid by 9/14/13 or $300 thereafter.

Learn to apply these two effective techniques on key muscles from head to foot. Assess and balance functional leg length differences.

http://massageworkstn.com/classschedule/

12 Health Tips

http://acutakehealth.com/acupuncturists-spill-the-12-health-tips-they-wish-everyone-would-remember

TN Massage Licensure Board meeting

The TN Massage Board meeting is today in Nashville.  8am~5pm. I will post notes here.

Dianne Birkner’s retirement as Manager of the Massage Licensure Board was announced.

Julie Aurora Wray of Red Boiling Springs, TN, replaces Chris Sluss as a Professional Member of the Board.

4349 LMTs & 1602 MEs

Investigations reports 21 open Massage cases and 12 open Massage Establishment cases.

The Office of General Counsel reports 151 open cases, mostly for continuing education violations.

There is a new law requiring all Health Related Boards to fast track applications by military personnel, and other benefits for military personnel & spouses.

The Board ratified 103 Agreed Citations for Continuing Education Violations totalling $47, 375.

The Board amended the Lapsed License Policy to raise the penalty after 12 months to $250 per month plus probation plus costs. The penalty for the first 3 months remains $0, and the penalty for months 4-12 remains $100 per month.

Seven applicant interviews. Seven licenses approved.

Both Continuing Education waiver requests were approved.

Live webinars, when interaction with the instructor is available, can count as part of the 17 live class hours.

Authorized the Office of General Counsel to increase penalties for licensees who do not sign Agreed Citations up to double plus probation.

AMTA has requested clarification on scope of practice, specifically “joint mobilization” & “pin and stretch.” Discussion and action were deferred till the next meeting on August 5th.