TN Massage Board meeting 2/25/13

I’m attending the TN Massage Board meeting in Nashville today. 6

Notes:
*12/31/12: 4395 LMTs & 1599 LMEs.
*DOH Office of General Counsel: l23 open cases.
*Budget: $742,702 revenue & $463,537 expenses.
*Discussed & provided guidelines to OGC for increasing fines when initial Agreed Citation is not agreed to & OGC becomes actively involved.
*8 of 11 CE Waiver Requests denied.
*Lighthouse was re-approved to provide the practitioner assistance program.
*in response to correspondence, Board discussed teaching massage to couples/partners/friends, and came to a consensus that it does not endorse LMTs doing this.

TN Massage Law class added for February 19, 2013.

February 19, 2013, TN Massage Law (Tue., 10am-12noon). 2 CE hours.  $40 if paid by 2/05/13 or $50 thereafter.

Top Ten Pain Releasers added for March 9, 2013

March 9, 2013, Top Ten Pain Releasers (Sat., 9am-6pm). 8 CE hours.  $125 if paid by 2/23/13 or $150 thereafter.

Alan Watts – What is Tao?

http://youtu.be/seMgEls_slw

February Classes added

February 16-17, 2013,   Positional Release and Muscle Energy Technique (PRMET)  (Sat-Sun, 9am-6pm) 15 CE hours.  $300 or only  $250 if paid by 2/2/13.

February 23, 2013, Acupressure for Stress (Sat., 9am-6pm). 8 CE hours.  $150 or only  $125 if paid by 2/9/13.

New Essential Oils page

I’ve just added a new essential oils page. Not much there yet, but the link will take you to all the information you’re likely to want, including how to order.

MPS Therapy

Good articles on MicroPoint Stimulation (MPS) therapy are:

http://www.massagemag.com/News/massage-news.php?id=13382&catid=13&title=the-magic-of-mps-a-new-approach-to-treating-chronic-pain-part-1

http://www.massagemag.com/News/massage-news.php?id=13469

Call me at 865-694-3144 if you are interested this new effective therapy.

Last Law & Ethics class of this cycle

The last Law & Ethics class I will teach this cycle is this Saturday, December 29,2012, from 2-6pm.  There are still openings.  For more information, go to  http://massageworkstn.com/classschedule/

Acupressure for Stress

The early registration discount for the Acupressure for Stress Class on Dec. 9, 2012, is extended through Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. There are only 4 openings left. Sign up by 11/30/12 for only $125 for 8 CE hours.  Call if you have questions.

Chair Massage Class

The early registration discount for the Chair Massage Class on Dec. 5, 2012, is extended through Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. There are only 4 openings left. Sign up by 11/30/12 for only $125 for 8 CE hours. Learn a basic chair massage routine, body mechanics, and marketing. Call if you have questions. No chair needed, but bring your chair if you have one.